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All scorpions glow a beautiful blue-green color under ultraviolet light.
Missoula Insectarium

Do Bobcats Kill Deer? How will climate change affect Montana's forests? What’s up with the lead in Montana’s public schools? Why do scorpions glow? Learn more with these can't-miss stories from March

All of Montana knows that Butte is a big deal. Now readers of 'The New Yorker' know too.

"'Richest Hill,' a new podcast from Montana Public Radio, made me care intensely about the former copper-mining boomtown of Butte, Montana—and urgently want to understand it better. Reported and written by Nora Saks and edited and produced by Nick Mott and Eric Whitney, “Richest Hill” has a mood of straightforward friendliness, but it’s also full of surprises ... It’s no small feat to tell an enjoyable story about a Superfund site, but, so far, 'Richest Hill' pulls it off."

Thank You Flathead Valley Listeners!

Mar 13, 2019
Thanks to everyone who joined us in Kalispell for the listener meet-up on March 7.
Anne Hosler / Montana Public Radio

Thanks to all the Flathead Valley listeners who joined us in Kalispell Thursday. It was a pleasure to meet you all and to hear your feedback. It was also a great send-off for Flathead Reporter Nicky Ouellet.

We couldn't imagine a friendlier group! Many of you told us how much you rely on MTPR's news and music programs. We especially appreciate your words of support and encouragement. Thank you again. This is your public radio station, and your feedback helps make it work even better for you.

Montana Public Radio is now hiring a Flathead Valley reporter.
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Montana Public Radio is now hiring a Flathead Valley reporter. Do you have experience in radio news and believe in the value of public media? Read on.

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How can we improve your online experience? Take a 5 minute survey about how you tune in, why you tune in, and what you want more or less of. Your feedback will help us understand your needs and guide our online efforts.

Take the survey here to make your voice heard.

Drink a beer and support Montana Public Radio at the same time! It doesn't get any easier than that.

On Wednesday, March 13 from 5-8 p.m., when you buy a pint at the KettleHouse Northside, $1 will go to benefit Montana Public Radio.

'Richest Hill' is a single-season podcast all about the past, present and future of Butte, Montana. Subscribe now, episode one comes out March 5.
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Butte, America is a big damn deal — and it's on the verge of some big changes. That's why we're making a podcast all about the Mining City's past, present and future. Episode one comes out March 5.

Listen and subscribe at https://buttepodcast.org/ or wherever you get your podcasts. And follow Richest Hill on Facebook for more updates.

Join us at Kalispell Brewing Company and have a beer on us. We want to mix and mingle with you, hear your feedback, and celebrate public radio with our fantastic Flathead listeners.

It's also a send-off MTPR's Flathead Reporter Nicky Ouellet who will soon take over as the news director at Yellowstone Public Radio.

Stop by Kalispell Brewing Company and say hello, March 7, from 5 – 8 p.m.

UM Broadcast Media Center.
Michael Marsolek / Montana Public Radio

The University of Montana and the Broadcast Media Center invites applications for a Chief Engineer for broadcast facilities of MontanaPBS and Montana Public Radio. The Chief Engineer will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance and proper operation of all engineering technical aspects of television and radio stations.

We have two days for getting deals: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back. Together, people are creating a new ritual for our annual calendar. #GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season.

As you take time to support organizations that make a difference in your life and your community, consider a tax-deductible donation to Montana Public Radio. You'll be helping support a strong voice for independent journalism and local arts and music.

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