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
6:15 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Newscast 06-06-2013

  • University workers still don't know how much of a pay raise they might get. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about a new way to raise chickens. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the executive director of Missoula's Poverello Center about Missoula's growing homeless population.

University workers still don't know how much of a pay raise they might get. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us about a new way to raise chickens. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the executive director of Missoula's Poverello Center about Missoula's growing homeless population.

Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Newscast 06-05-2013

State workers may get a pay raise as early as July 1. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us why this weekend's Republican State Convention could be a barn-burner. And in our feature interview, Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a forest expert about steps being taken to prevent the spread of bark beetles.

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06-04-2013Newscast.mp3
6:19 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Newscast 06-04-2013

  • Some Northern Montana communities are coping with flooding from torrential rains. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye has an update on grizzly bear monitoring efforts. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us what First Lady Lisa Bullock has been up to in her new role. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the head of a Glacier Park program that uses citizen scientists to do important research in the park.

Some Northern Montana communities are coping with flooding from torrential rains. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye has an update on grizzly bear monitoring efforts. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us what First Lady Lisa Bullock has been up to in her new role. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the head of a Glacier Park program that uses citizen scientists to do important research in the park.

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06-03-2013Newscast.mp3
3:26 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Montana Evening Edition 06-03-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce talks with wildfire experts. We'll also tell you why some top state officials are getting a pay raise. Allison Mills discusses what it is like living on the boundary between GMO and organic. News Director Sally Mauk talks with former University of Montana Journalism Professor Carol Van Valkenburg about the late NBC news correspondent and UM grad, Don Oliver. 

05-31-2013Newscast.mp3
6:17 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Montana Evening Edition 05-31-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce talks about Governor Steve Bullock reaching out to lawmakers to uphold his vetoes. In our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien follows up with the CEO of the Montana Food Bank Network and talks about why summer may be a time of difficulty for many families.

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MEE 05-30-2013
7:00 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Montana Evening Edition 05-30-2013

Capitol reporter Dan Boyce talks with opponents of the new abortion law who hope courts will find it an invasion of privacy. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye discusses the Glacier Institute's alternative energy project. Reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a University of Montana professor about a study done by a group of cyclists whose record-breaking ride drew some conventional assumptions.

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MEE & Feature Podcast
3:56 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Montana Evening Edition 05-29-2013

An early morning house fire injures two and kills at least 16 pets. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce on legislative efforts to override vetoes and Edward O'Brien talks with Yellowstone National Park's geologist about what scientists know - and don't know -about the geothermal system under the Old Faithful area.

    

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Montana News
12:13 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

What NorthWestern’s major infrastructure upgrade project means for utility rates

A worker contracted by NorthWestern Energy replaces underground electric cables in Helena
Credit Dan Boyce

 

NorthWestern Energy is rolling out the major phase of a seven-year, $375 million infrastructure upgrade project this year, and it has already led to an increase in some utility rates with more potentially on the way.

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