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
6:31 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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Montana Evening Edition
3:26 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Newscast 10-15-2013

A trial date is set for a woman accused of killing her husband in Glacier Park. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a reward intended to halt the illegal introduction of fish. And in our feature interview, reporter Katrin Frye talks with the head of mental health program for seniors about Montana's aging population's mental health needs.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:25 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Newscast 10-14-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce talks with the only Democrat running for Montana's U.S. House seat so far. Missoula City Council members meet with tribal leaders and in the feature interview, Edward O'Brien' talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tamara Jones about her coverage of violence in America.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:41 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Newscast 10-11-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce says state workers sue over a cut to their retirement plan. We'll also tell you about a grant to fight drugs in Frenchtown. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with furloughed national park worker Denise Germann about the frustration park workers feel over the ongoing government shutdown.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:24 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Newscast 10-10-2013

Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about businesses around Glacier Park feeling the pinch of the park's closure. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why C-SPAN is hanging out in Helena. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a state water expert about the new state water plan.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:22 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Newscast 10-09-2013

Native Americans push for better access to voting. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a lawsuit charging the Montana Highway Patrol with racial profiling. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a New York Times reporter who has written a best-selling book about greed and vanity in Washington, D.C.

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Montana Evening Edition
7:08 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Newscast 10-08-2013

A University of Montana worker is injured in a fall through a skylight onto a boiler. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a proposed ballot measure that seeks to limit the influence of dark money in elections. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye previews an important training opportunity for people who want to recreate in the backcountry this winter. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with fire information officer Cindy Super about this year's fire season - and how to prepare for next year.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:27 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Newscast 10-07-2013

Furloughed Montana National Guardsmen returned to work today. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the only underground miners still working in the city limits of Butte. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with government whistleblower Thomas Tamm about warrantless eavesdropping on American citizens.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:36 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Newscast 10-04-2013

A newlywed pleads not guilty to killing her husband in Glacier Park. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the difficulty Montanans are having signing up for Obamacare. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with creative consultant Andy Stefanovich about how to keep your business or organization inspired.

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