Montana Evening Edition

Monday - Friday 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Hosted by , Edward O'Brien
  • Local Anchor Anchors Christopher Allen and Eric Whitney

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

Newscast 10-17-2014

Oct 17, 2014

A poll out today shows Republicans leading Democrats in the races to represent Montana in the U.S. House and Senate. Also, our Campaign Beat analysts will talk about what the poll numbers mean, and about the big fundraising lead Ryan Zinke now has over John Lewis.

Newscast 10-16-2014

Oct 16, 2014

Missoula's Providence St. Patrick Hospital is one of four nationwide that's made special preparations to care for a patient with Ebola, but at least two Missoula physicians say they're not sure it's really ready. We'll also hear from the U.S. Forest Service's top official in the northern region about harvesting more timber.

Newscast 10-15-2014

Oct 15, 2014

Montana's ACLU asks a federal judge to rule quickly on the state's same-sex marriage ban. Gov. Bullock visits Missoula to stump for his early childhood education proposal. And Ryan Zinke fights back against charges he wants to sell public lands.

Newscast 10-14-2014

Oct 14, 2014

The employees of Missoula's water company say the city should give up trying to take it over. Local health officials say there's little risk to the public if St. Patrick hospital gets a patient with Ebola. And Republicans react to Gov. Bullock's plan to spend more on early childhood education.

Newscast 10-13-2014

Oct 14, 2014

Gov. Bullock makes the case to give Montana preschoolers an "early edge." Both sides in the debate over election day voter registration say it's about making election day easier for everyday Montanans. Three thousand teachers are on their way to Missoula to sharpen their skills.

Newscast 10-10-2014

Oct 10, 2014

The Army War College has found Sen. John Walsh guilty of plagiarism, and revoked his master's degree. Montana's insurance commissioner issues a new rule for prescription drug coverage. And our political analysts take a look at Montana's state legislative races and ads.

Newscast 10-09-2014

Oct 9, 2014

The two candidates for Missoula County Sheriff have very different opinions about the ruling that one of them broke campaign finance laws. We'll have reactions from both of them.  Also, U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis uses a Billings rally to chastise her opponent, Steve Daines, for what she says is a poor record on women's issues.

Newscast 10-08-2014

Oct 8, 2014

The flu officially arrives in Montana. Groups from across the state meet to decide the future of a bison herd. We'll hear three different opinions on how they should be managed. And an author and survivor of wars in South Sudan arrives in Missoula to give some high school students some perspective.

Newscast 10-07-2014

Oct 7, 2014

A federal court with jurisdiction in Montana throws out gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada. State wildlife officials are considering anonymity for hunters. Sen. Jon Tester wants Congressional debate on funding to fight ISIS. And health officials in Omaha offer Missoula advice for accepting patients with Ebola.

Newscast 10-06-2014

Oct 6, 2014

Absentee voting starts today in Montana. Gay marriage advocates are applauding today's Supreme Court decision. Montana's U.S. House candidates turn in a more spirited performance this weekend in Bozeman. And a reporter in Polson is arrested while doing his job.