Montana Evening Edition

Monday - Friday 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

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Anchors Corin Cates-Carney and Conrad Scheid
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Montana Evening Edition
6:43 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Newscast 09-08-2014

Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Newscast 09-05-2014

A federal budget gap is keeping the Montana National Guard from training until late September, a Missoula company is awarded a large settlement in a lawsuit against the largest school bus maker in the country, and both the Curtis and Daines campaigns are employing individuals to physically track the every move of their rivals' campaigns.

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Drones In National Parks
6:53 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Yellowstone Drone Problems Don't Plague Glacier

Credit National Park Service

A German man has been charged with four misdemeanors related to crashing a drone into Yellowstone Lake this summer. In addition to violating the park’s ban on unmanned aircraft, Andreas Meissner is charged with filming without a permit, leaving property unattended, and giving a false report to authorities in the July 17 incident.

Yellowstone National Park Spokesman Al Nash says Meisner is not the only person to be cited for flying a drone in the park.

“We’ve actually charged three different people regarding use of unmanned aircraft in Yellowstone this summer,” Nash says.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Newscast 09-01-2014

Police are investigating a fatal early morning dispute in a Missoula strip club parking lot. State officials say taking over management of federal lands is a complicated proposition, and Montana School Superintendent Denise Juneau talks about the brand new school year.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Newcast 08-28-2014

More charges filed in the case of a Great Falls man who stands accused of killing a local sheriff's deputy. Senate candidate Amada Curtis visits Missoula to present her plan to address mounting student debt. We'll have more on a plan to build the largest distillery west of the Mississippi - in Butte, America.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Newscast 08-27-2014

The Montana Senate majority leader's claims that state officials conspired to drive him from office are dismissed, the state insurance commissioner says Montana's bucking the national trend in health insurance costs, and Edward O'Brien and the Montana Repertory Theatre's Greg Johnson fondly reminisce on the life of artist, teacher and mentor Bill Raoul.

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Montana Evening Edition
7:06 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Newscast 08-26-2014

The trial of the Missoula man charged with shooting a German exchange student will not be moved out of Missoula county. Experts say the scientific modeling used in the state's water-rights compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes is "reasonable." A new report says a "living wage" would make a huge difference in the lives of those struggling to cover their debt and day-to-day existence.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Newscast 08-25-2014

The search for an incoming U of M student continues today, an investigation by the Billings Gazette shows half of Montana sex offenders haven't received a tiered status designation, and fire officials make a surprise downgrade of the fire danger level in Missoula county.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Newscast 08-22-2014

Montana's attorney general plans to appeal a judge's immigrant-law ruling, a former Butte Catholic school teacher is suing the school district for firing her after finding out she was pregnant and unmarried, and the University of Montana broke ground today on its brand new Missoula College.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Newscast 08-21-2014

Cascade county sheriff Joe Dunn's funeral was held today as the man who's accused of running him down makes his initial court appearance. 14 state highway patrol troopers are graduating tomorrow, and

firefighteres are wrapping up operations on the remains of the over 1000 acre Seepay wildfire.

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