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

Montana Evening Edition 06-03-2013

Jun 3, 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. 

Montana Evening Edition 05-31-2013

May 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.

Montana Evening Edition 05-30-2013

May 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.

Montana Evening Edition 05-29-2013

May 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.


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.