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
6:21 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Newscast 03-24-2014

A defendant in the case of a murdered teacher may be mentally unfit for trial. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the increasing competitiveness of solar energy. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Bryan Gruley about covering 9/11 --and about the future of journalism.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:14 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Newscast 03-21-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us authorities have arrested a suspect in a string of school bomb threats in Helena. We'll also have an update on the approaching deadline to sign up for Obamacare. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with historian Cathleen Cahill about the role of women in the early years of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Newscast 03-20-2014

Another Montana school closes after a fake bomb threat. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce tells us about a new wrinkle in the debate over the contentious Flathead Water Compact. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye takes us to the construction site of a habitat for humanity home. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the director of the University of Montana's disability services for students, about a new agreement that will make sure disabled students can access campus technology.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:12 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Newscast 03-19-2014

Prosecutors want a Kalispell woman to get a life sentence for pushing her husband to his death in Glacier Park. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us about the 150th birthday of Montana's most heralded artist. And in our feature interview, reporter Edward O'Brien talks with a University of Montana student honored for his work helping veterans re-adjust to civilian life.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:15 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Newscast 03-18-2014

Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye tells us the Secretary of the Interior urges

Montanans to keep fighting for protection of the North Fork of the Flathead and

Glacier Park. We'll also tell you why the Missoula Rural Fire District wants

voters to approve a mill levy increase. And in our feature interview, Capitol

Reporter Dan Boyce talks with Senator John Walsh about Obamacare, military

spending and the upcoming campaign.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:11 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Newscast 03-17-2014

Two environmental groups sue to stop a proposed copper mine near the Smith River. Capitol reporter Dan Boyce has the surprising numbers for this past wolf hunting season. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with ecologist Lara Hansen about adapting to climate change.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:21 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Newscast 03-14-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us some candidates running in the Democratic legislative primary may not be Democrats. We'll also tell you about a new app for your smartphone that will keep you up to date with flood information. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Oscar-winning actor and part-time Montana resident Jeff Bridges about his efforts to end childhood hunger.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:10 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Newscast 03-13-2014

Dan Boyce tells us about how the state's budget surplus is growing. Flathead reporter Katrin Frye tells us about a Whitefish project ranked #1 in the nation. And in our feature interview. News Director Sally Mauk talks with the CEO of one of the Northwest's largest timber companies about the past, present and future of his industry.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:13 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Newscast 03-12-2014

Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us Montana continues to have a higher than

average sign-up rate for Obamacare. We'll also tell you about another

avalanche death- this time, a snowmobiler. And in our feature interview, News

Director Sally Mauk talks with historian Andrew Bacevich about why he thinks

the military needs to be more accountable.

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Montana Evening Edition
6:16 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Newscast 03-11-2014

Missoula County commissioners tell the Federal Department of Justice that DOJ's fight is with the county attorney, not with them. Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce finds out why former Lieutenant Governor John Bohlinger is staying in the race for the U.S. Senate. Flathead Reporter Katrin Frye looks at better coordination of child services. And in our feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with historian Molly Worthen about her new book on the modern evangelical movement.

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