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
6:13 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Newscast 07-09-2013

The Black Bear fire near Alberton has grown moderately over the past 24 hours. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce gives us a look at the costs of the Rainbow Family Gathering. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about Governor Steve Bullock's Mainstreet Montana Project. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the owners of Urban American Outdoor Television about their award winning television program.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Newscast 07-08-2013

Early morning thunderstorms ignited wildfires in Western Montana. Reporter Edward O'Brien tells us about Governor Steve Bullock's energy policy. And in tonight's feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce gives us an inside look on the impacts of the Calgary flood.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:21 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Newscast 07-05-2013

A Montana deputy allegedly shot and killed a man who escaped from Montana State Prison. Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with PETA's Wendy Wegner about pet safety during hot summer days. And in our feature interview, Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks with the Director of the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, Jeff Hagener, about his return to the post.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Thu July 4, 2013

Newscast 07-04-2013

A missing one-year-old was found safe in Plains. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has part two of his two-part story on the Rainbow Family Gathering. And in tonight's feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with composer and musician Rob Mosher about his new album.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Newscast 07-03-2013

The Helena Capitol building was evacuated this afternoon due to a suspicious letter. Reporter Ruth Eddy prepares us for the Southgate Mall fireworks in Missoula. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the U.S. Forest Service assistant director about fire operations and firefighter safety.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Newscast 07-02-2013

A Montana firefighter was one of the 19 killed in the Arizona wildfire. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye talks to us about lake trout removal. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce gives us an inside look at the Rainbow Family Gathering. And in tonight's feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with the director of the Montana University System about a rise in student loans.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Newscast 07-01-2013

The fire danger risk in Missoula County has been raised to moderate. Reporter Ruth Eddy talks about how to deal with outside jobs in the heat. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce talks about health clinics that provide free primary care services for state employees. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Montana Tech's principal investigator about a restoration ecology project.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:21 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Newscast 06-28-2013

No one was seriously hurt when a helicopter crashed into the Clark Fork River near Missoula. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce has details of the sale of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana to an out of state corporation and the new foundation created from the proceeds. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a Red Cross official about how best to cope with our sudden heat wave.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Newscast 06-27-2013

A hiker dies in an apparent fall in Glacier National Park. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye takes us to the International Native Games Conference on the Flathead Reservation. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why Montana's oil and coal industries oppose President Obama's plans to fight climate change. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk gets Senator Jon Tester's take on the President's climate change proposals.



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Montana Evening Edition
6:17 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Newscast 06-26-2013

Montanans have mixed reactions to today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. We'll also tell you about a proposed initiative to expand Medicaid to low income Montanans. And in our feature interview,  Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with two experts about the impact our changing climate is having on birds.

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