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
6:16 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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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Newscast 08-20-2013

Wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour pushed two fires to a combined 8,000 acres. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about fires in the Flathead National Forest. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the new President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Montana about their many successes and significant challenges.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Newscast 08-19-2013

A western Montana fire that started the day at 60 acres has exploded into a fire that is now 2,000. In tonight's feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce speaks with Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen about choices people will have regarding the marketplace.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Newscast 08-16-2013

A downed power line started one of two fires yesterday. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about Governor Steve Bullock's new early childhood education program. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a Buddha relic tour manager about the historical Buddha relics that are visiting Missoula and their significance in the Buddhist faith.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Newscast 08-15-2013

A democrat has officially filed to run for U.S. Senate. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about a company that will replace Glacier Park Incorporated. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the Montana Government Relations Director of the Cancer Action Network about how the state's policies affect cancer prevention outcomes.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Newscast 08-14-2013

U.S. Representative of Montana Steve Daines is joining other members of Congress for a week-long trip to Israel. In tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the Director of Sussex School about why social-emotional learning skills should be taught right along side other core subjects.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Newscast 08-13-2013

Firefighters are chasing a series of new fires because of recent thunderstorms that brought lots of lightning. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye talks about an effort that aims to save room for open space. And in tonight's feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce speaks with an associated professor at Harvard Medical School about the rehabilitation that many cancer survivors are not getting.



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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Newscast 08-12-2013

Seven fires started burning in the Bitterroot National Forest yesterday and two are now controlled. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce takes us on a look around the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Dr. Wendy Ring who discusses a connection between our health and climate change.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Newscast 08-09-2013

A petroleum refinery in Great Falls plans to expand and double production. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks about Governor Steve Bullock's Main Street Montana Project. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the Missoula County Fairground's new director.

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