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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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Newscast 05-06-2014

That new report on climate change released today outlines big changes for our forests. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye takes us to the setup of the 25th annual Forestry Expo. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with biologist Ray Huey about how our changing climate is affecting the tropics.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:09 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Newscast 05-05-2014

Another Montana skier dies in a late season avalanche. Mountain Water Company announces new repairs to its Missoula water system. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with scholar and author Stanley Katz about the importance of a global education.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Newscast 05-02-2014

A Montana Indian health service official resigns, citing a dysfunctional system. We'll also tell you about a vigil planned in Missoula for a slain German exchange student. and tonight on Campaign Beat, our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee Newspaper capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about congressional campaign massages -- and contested legislative primary races.
 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Newscast 05-01-2014

The body of a slain German exchange student has been flown from Missoula

back to Germany. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye looks at why the state Fish,

Wildlife, and Parks Department is thinking of raising fees. And in our feature

interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with a nonprofit fundraising expert

about the challenges nonprofits face in the wake of shrinking government

funding.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Newscast 04-30-2014

The state Supreme Court overturns the light sentence of a teacher who raped a student. The father of a slain German exchange student arrives in Missoula and we'll have more reaction to that shooting. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Princeton professor and author Robert P. George about religious freedom and his opposition to gay marriage.
 

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Montana Evening Edition
6:20 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Newscast 04-29-2014

The state parole board is urged to set convicted murderer Barry Beach free. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye takes us to a special art class. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with journalist and history buff Kim Briggeman about the history of the Mullan Road.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Newscast 04-28-2014

A Missoula man is charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death of a

high school exchange student. We'll also tell you what famous rock musician is

headed to Washington-Grizzly Stadium this summer. And in our feature

interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the editor of National

Geographic about how the magazine has stayed relevant for 125 years.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Newscast 04-25-2014

The Justice Department is allocating three million dollars to help sexual assault victims in the Bakken. We'll also tell you about a large gift to the University of Montana's museum of art and culture. And on "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee Newspaper capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about deceptive ads -- and websites.
 

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The Entire Conversation
11:56 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Leon Panetta at UM

Leon Panetta on stage of Dennison theater
Credit Sally Mauk

The former head of the CIA, Leon Panetta, spoke recently on the University of Montana campus. Panetta has also served as Secretary of Defense, as chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and in Congress as a representative from California from 1977 to 1993.
    As part of the annual Jones/Tamm law school lecture, Panetta was questioned by Washington, D.C. trial attorney Robert Bennett about domestic and foreign policy; here is that conversation in its entirety.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:18 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Newscast 04-24-2014

The former head of the CIA tells a Missoula audience what he thinks is the nation's biggest security threat. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye previews some statewide rallies on climate change. Reporter Edward O'Brien gets some tips on scooping dog poop. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with violinist Adele Anthony about her career and upcoming Montana concert.

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