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
6:17 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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Montana Evening Edition
3:12 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Newscast 06-25-2013

  • Improper disposal of household chemicals sickens two Missoula garbage workers. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the decline in the number of Montanans working for minimum wage. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye has a time capsule tale. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, about immigration reform.

Improper disposal of household chemicals sickens two Missoula garbage workers. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce looks into the decline in the number of Montanans working for minimum wage. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye has a time capsule tale. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, about immigration reform.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:43 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Newscast 06-24-2013

A small plane crash north of Helena kills one person. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us why renewable energy advocates strongly oppose a new proposal from the Public Service Commission. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the director of the Fort Belknap Fish and Game Department about why the tribes want some bison from Yellowstone National Park.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:47 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Newscast 06-21-2013

Authorities release more details in the shooting of a St. Regis man by a Montana Highway Patrol trooper. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the new Warden for  the Montana Women's Prison. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a home health care expert about the stress caregivers face.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Newscast 06-20-2013

A domestic disturbance leads to a man being shot by a highway patrol officer. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the governor's new plan to help Montanans be healthy. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye catches up with some rain-drenched bikers. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with an official with the Montana Preservation Alliance about saving endangered historic places.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:26 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Newscast 06-19-2013

A court ruling paves the way for some Yellowstone bison to be transferred to the Fort Belknap reservation. Reporter Ruth Eddy tells us why passengers can get a free ride on Missoula's Mountain Line tomorrow. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the Deputy Commissioner for Two Year and Community College Education about the increasing value of Montana's two-year colleges.



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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Newscast 06-18-2013

Defense attorneys say one of the suspects in the murder of a Montana school teacher should not get the death penalty if he's convicted. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about the problems facing Glacier Park because of its popularity. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with Missoula Mayor John Engen about Missoula's crackdown on fireworks.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Newscast 06-17-2013

It was a deadly weekend on Montana's roads. Reporter Ruth Eddy has a reminder that it's not too late to get ready for fire season. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with state Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy about closing the wage gap between Montana women and men.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Newscast 06-14-2013

The body of a missing Great Falls eye doctor has been found in Lake Elwell. Reporter Justin Steck takes us to a popular farmers market. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a state official about a new study of how people use the Blackfoot and Bitterroot Rivers.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Newscast 06-13-2013

Firefighters are fighting an apartment complex fire east of downtown Missoula but residents all appear to be safe. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye takes us looking for loons. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a Blackfeet marine veteran working to preserve his native language and open spaces.

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