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
6:14 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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Montana Evening Edition
6:24 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Newscast 01-06-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us critics of the Affordable Care Act gave Congressman Steve Daines an earful at a roundtable discussion today. We also tell you why the estate of a reclusive Montana copper heiress is still in dispute. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with ranch hand and author Bryce Andrews about his new book on the challenges of modern-day ranching in Montana - everything from encroaching development to wolves.  

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Montana Evening Edition
6:17 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Newscast 01-03-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us names are already popping up to fill the Public Service Commission seat being vacated by Bill Gallagher. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye previews an upcoming Makers Faire. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a Native American activist who thinks Montana's corrections system could do better by its native inmates. 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Newscast 01-02-2014

The Missoula County Attorney wants to sue the federal justice department. In our ongoing series on the Bakken, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the growth of sex trafficking in the region. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with retired smokejumper Wayne Williams about changes he believes are needed in the training of wildland firefighters.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Wed January 1, 2014

Newscast 01-01-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the new laws passed by the 2013 legislature that take effect today. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us how an oboist who lost his ability to play got it back again. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the director of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality about the first phase of the Clark Fork River cleanup near Warm Springs.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

12-31-2013 Newscast

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us more people died on Montana's roadways

this year than last - but fewer of those fatalities involved in alcohol. We'll also

have an update on clean-up of the upper Clark Fork River. And in our feature

tonight, the MTPR news staff looks back at the top stories of the past year -

from politics to firestorms.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

12-30-2013 Newscast

College sports overall are turning a profit in Montana, thanks to football. We'll also tell you about a new way Missoula's two hospitals have found to save money. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with solar energy expert John Perlin about the history - and future -  of energy from the sun.

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