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
6:21 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Newscast 10-29-2013

Katrin

Frye tells us how The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the state are still trying to work out an effectiveplan  to get rid of lake trout in Flathead Lake. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce looks at why the tiny town of Wolk Creek wants a resort tax. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with with Missoula writer Pete Fromm about a new movie based on his book "As Cool As Me"
 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Newscast 10-28-2013

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce shares how high levels of lead force some state workers out of their offices. We'll also tell you about the slow opening weekend big game hunting season. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with a marine ecologist about what we can learn from the adaptable octopus...

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Montana Evening Edition
6:17 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Newscast 10-25-2013

Enjoy the sunshine-Its days are numbered. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a new poll showing that, among other things, Montanans support gay marriage. And in the last feature in our Climate Week series, reporter Edward  O'Brien looks at the impact of climate change on Montana's leading industry: agriculture...

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Newscast 10-24-2013

The State Public Service Commission says Northwestern Energy owes some money to ratepayers. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye looks at what attracts new businesses to Montana- and it's not all about money. And in our ongoing Climate Week series, capitol reporter Dan Boyce hikes into the high country to learn more about the impact of climate change on high Alpine mammals.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Newscast 10-23-2013

Very few Montanans have been able to sign up for Obamacare. We'll also tell you why Montana legislators think they don't have and equal say in state government, and in our ongoing Montana Public Media "Climate Week" series, Flathead reporter Katrin Frye looks at the impact of our warming waters on two of Montana's iconic fish species.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Newscast 10-22-2013

Air force base officials reveal a security breach at Malmstrom Air Force Base. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the latest candidate for Montana's U.S. house seat. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye has as a look at how small businesses are trying to get more customers to shop locally. And in our ongoing series on climate change, reporter Alison Mills takes us to some of the shrinking glaciers in Glacier National Park.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Newscast 10-21-2013

Someone is vandalizing Montana Rail Link train tracks east of Missoula. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a program that seems to be helping curb drunk driving in Montana. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk kicks off Montana Public Media's "Climate Week", talking with a panel of University of Montana Professors about what the next generation of Montanans may face because of climate change.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:27 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Newscast 10-18-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce says Republican congressman Steve Daines' vote to end the government shutdown gets mixed reactions. We'll also tell you about an upcoming earthquake drill and why it's important. And in our feature interview, New Director Sally Mauk talks with Emmy-winning actor Keith David about his involvement in the Montana-based group "Wood for Haiti."

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Montana Evening Edition
6:31 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Newscast 10-17-2013

The state says northern pike and rainbow trout in the Clark Fork River between Missoula and Paradise are contaminated with toxic chemicals. Flathead reporter Katryn Frye visits the re-opened Glacier Park. And in our feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with congressman Steve Daines about his support of the government shutdown and then his vote to end it.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:31 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Newscast 10-16-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce reports the so-called dark money group "American Tradition Partnership" gets hit with legal setbacks. We'll also have Senator Jon Tester's reaction to the senate deal reached today to reopen the government. And in our feature interview, news director Sally Mauk talks with British historian Andrew Roberts about how the rest of the world views America's political paralysis.

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