Montana Evening Edition

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

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

Local Anchor(s): 
Anchors Corin Cates-Carney and Conrad Scheid
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Montana Evening Edition
6:23 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Newscast 02-18-2014

The avalanche danger level is now at high for West Central Montana. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about extra charges for megaloads. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye talks about pen pal programs in the Flathead. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a former Peace Corps volunteer and current recruiter about the program and its relationship with Montana. 
 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Newscast 02-17-2014

Blood tests reveal DEQ employees in Helena were not at risk of overexposure to lead. We'll also tell you about changes in Montana's deer hunting season for the next two years. And in tonight's feature interview, reporter Edward O'brien talks with Montana conservationist Jim Posewitz about the effort to create a "Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame."

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Montana Evening Edition
7:12 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Newscast 02-14-2014

The Department of Justice releases a letter of findings in its investigation into the Missoula County Attorney's office. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us how Governor Steve Bullock is answering critics of the process he used to appoint Lieutenant Governor John Walsh to the U.S. Senate. And in tonight's feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the filmmakers behind a documentary film about a single mother living paycheck to paycheck.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Newscast 02-13-2014

The University of Montana celebrates its birthday with the launching of a new program to help create successful entrepreneurs. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about congressman Steve Daines plan to strike portions of the real ID law. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye looks at why some specially trained dogs are going to be sniffing out some boats. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the co-author of a news report showing Montana women, even those with an education, are paid less than men.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Newscast 02-11-2014

Montana's new U.S senator is sworn in. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a rise in high school students taking advanced placement classes. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye looks at the colorful history of the Conrad Mansion. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with author and skier Porter Fox about our fast disappearing snow.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Newscast 02-07-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce and News Director Sally Mauk talk about Montana's new U.S. Senator. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about the need for foster parents in the Flathead valley. And in our feature interview, Dan Boyce talks with USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment about the Ten Mile watershed restoration project.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Newscast 02-06-2014

Missoula police continue to search for a robbery suspect who forced the

lockdown of the University of Montana campus and several local schools

earlier today. We'll also tell you about the many temperature records broken

last night-- and when the bone-chilling weather is going to end. And in our

feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with environmental scholar

and scientist Diana Liverman about dealing with the impacts of climate change.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Newscast 02-05-2014

University of Montana president Royce Engstrom gives his mid-year report to the UM campus. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce looks at how much expanding Medicaid to low income Montanans would cost the state. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with NPR reporter Nathan Rott about his coverage of Montana's wolf controversy.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Newscast 02-04-2014

Flathead reporter Katrin Frye talks to and about Keystone Pipeline opponents staging protests around Montana. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about improvements in Montana's high school graduation rates. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the coordinator of a Missoula program trying to find homes for the homeless.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Newscast 02-03-2014

Cold as it was today - it's going to get even colder soon. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tours the nation's capitol with Congressman Steve Daines. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with author and journalist Chris Hedges about the NSA, Edward Snowden, climate change - and the future of the republic. 

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