Montana Evening Edition

Monday - Friday 5 - 7 p.m.

Get the latest national headlines from All Things Considered, along with Montana news from the MTPR news team. Local news airs at the top and bottom of each hour, with longer stories mixed in as avalable from :35 after, on.

Montana News

Newscast 10-31-2014

Oct 31, 2014

Montana’s political practices commissioner says a campaign mailer state Republicans are complaining about is not a problem. We’ll also tell you about the biggest ever donation to the University of Montana’s athletic department. We have a $10,000 fish story and our campaign beat analysts break down election happenings for the last time before voting day Tuesday.

Newscast 10-30-2014

Oct 30, 2014

More than 150,000 Montanans have already turned in their absentee ballots. A federal appeals court denies a request to block Montana's campaign finance laws. And a top bear biologist in the state says Yellowstone-area grizzlies are ready for state-level management.

Newscast 10-29-2014

Oct 29, 2014

A Missoula teenager pleads guilty in a burglary at Markus Kaarma's house. Grizzly bear deaths are down around Yellowstone, but one shot Monday near Glacier has died. Fish, Wildlife and Parks drops plans for a hunter confidentiality law. And a study on landslides inside the

Berkeley Pit in Butte will be made public soon. Those stories, bat news, the weather and a commentary are coming up in two minutes on Montana Evening Edition.

Newscast 10-28-2014

Oct 28, 2014

Stanford and Dartmouth are apologizing for a controversial Montana campaign mailer. Ryan Zinke and his opponents come to different conclusions about newly revealed details of his military service. And author Tim O'Brien is in Missoula to talk about his "big read."

Newscast 10-27-2014

Oct 27, 2014

One of the two universities involved in a controversial campaign mailer is negotiating with Montana election authorities - but not the other. Candidates for federal office make their final campaign swings across the state this week. And new figures show far less outside spending in Montana's Senate race than in 2012.