Montana Evening Edition

Monday - Friday 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Local and regional stories from the Montana Public Radio Newsdesk.

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Anchors Corin Cates-Carney and Conrad Scheid
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Montana Evening Edition
6:26 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Newscast 09-03-2013

Rain could bring flash flooding to areas recently burned by wildfires. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye profiles a ranger who is 93 years young. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the owners of a new company that is bringing healthy snacks to schools and offices.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Newscast 09-02-2013

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with the Executive Secretary of the Montana AFL-CIO about the labor movement here in the state. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien discusses with Dr. Marty Zaluski about new cases of West Nile virus in Montana horses.




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Montana Evening Edition
6:08 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Newscast 08-30-2013

The latest labor report has good and bad news about Montana's economy. We also tell you about new lightning-caused fires in Yellowstone and Idaho. And in our feature interview,  News Director Sally Mauk talks with a Cuban journalist about efforts to preserve historic Havana.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Newscast 08-29-2013

Hundreds rally in Billings to protest a judge's sentencing decision - and comments - in a rape case. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into a letter sent by the state attorney general, protesting new federal fracking rules. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye has an update on the effort to reintroduce trumpeter swans on the Flathead Reservation. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the author of a new book on Montana's microbreweries.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:25 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Newscast 08-28-2013

Firefighters expect to soon have a line all the way around the Lolo Creek Complex fire. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us the details of a pay raise agreement some University System employees will soon be voting on. In our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Researcher Norma Nickerson about how visitors view their trips to Montana.


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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Newscast 08-27-2013

More progress on the Lolo Creek Complex Fire but it's still not fully contained. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us how community health centers are helping people get health insurance. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has more on how individual privacy will be protected under the Affordable Care Act. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with residents of upper Sleeman Gulch outside Lolo about some of the lessons they've learned about a week living with fire.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Newscast 08-26-2013

Crews continue to make progress on the Lolo Creek fire and to stay on top of some new lightning-caused fires. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the controversy over the price of coal leases. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with New York City Assistant Fire Chief Ron Spadafora about responding to the 9/11 attack and about fighting fires in Montana.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Newscast 08-23-2013

Lolo Creek Complex fire incident commander Greg Poncin says crews are making excellent progress and if that continues over the next 24 hours, Highway 12 may reopen and evacuees may be allowed to return home - but not before tomorrow at the earliest.



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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Newscast 08-22-2013

The Highway 12 corridor west of Lolo is filled with the sound of helicopters and chain saws as firefighters rush to corral the Lolo Creek Complex before strong winds arrive this evening. In tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the director of the Missoula County Office of Emergency Management about some helpful advice in dealing with the Lolo Fire Complex.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:21 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Newscast 08-21-2013

The Lolo Creek Complex fire west of Lolo is now the number one priority fire in the nation. In tonight's feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce speaks with USDA Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon about major changes Montana has been making to school lunches.

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