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
6:10 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Newscast 01-21-2014

Former Lt. Governor John Bohlinger says he may end his campaign for the U.S. Senate. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a new report that shows wolf numbers are declining in Yellowstone National Park. And in tonight's feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Montana's Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Mark Rosston. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:23 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Newscast 01-20-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with the co-director of the Montana Human Rights Network about the state of race issues in Montana. We also tell you about a new program helping people find work near Great Falls. And in tonight's feature, reporter Edward O'Brien continues his two-part interview with state corrections officials about what can be done to stem problems associated with poverty and substance abuse.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Newscast 01-17-14

More crime may mean more crime-fighters in the Bakken. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why Montana continues to fight the federal Real ID program. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with state corrections officials about some new initiatives in the state's prisons.

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

Newscast 01-16-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about an old rifle range that led to the closure this week of a Helena middle school - decades after the range was shut down. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us how one community is celebrating the Martin Luther King holiday in song. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a Montana who worked on the Oscar-nominated film "Nebraska", that was partially filmed in Montana.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Newscast 01-15-2014

Another scandal is revealed involving nuclear missile officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has more on the potential health effects of lead contamination discovered at a Helena middle school. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with historian Michael Wise about the systematic eradication of wolves in Montana in the early 20th Century. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Newscast 01-14-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about lead contamination that closed a Helena middle school. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us how modern libraries are changing with the times. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a Yellowstone National Park official about why they have dropped the idea of bullet-vaccinating bison against brucellosis.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Newscast 01-13-2014

Former U.S. Representative Denny Rehberg says he will not run for his old seat in the U.S. House. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about new ice skating classes being held by the Helena Parks Department. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with one of the directors of the Mothers' Milk Bank of Montana.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:08 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Newscast From MTPR 01-10-2014

We're in for a stormy weekend, with possibly dangerous winds. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks at a new company that is helping oil companies recycle some of their waste gases. And in the second part of our seires on wolf mangement in the wilderness, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a conservation attorney about why he thinks wolves in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness should be left alone by the state of Idaho. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:08 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Newscast 01-09-2014

The Missoula County Attorney hopes to resolve a dispute with the Federal Justice Department without going to court. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the kick-off to the 2014 election season. And in part one of a two part series, News Director Sally Mauk talks with an Idaho Fish and Game official about why they want to eliminate two wolf packs in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:22 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Newscast 01-08-2014

Montana corrections officials dispute a federal report giving the state a poor grade on incidents of prison rape. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce brings us the latest on the Flathead Water Compact. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with researcher Norma Nickerson about positive trends in Montana's tourism industry. 

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