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Kevin Trevellyan

Kevin is a UM Journalism graduate student and reporter for Yellowstone Public Radio.

Montana House of Representatives.

Montana lawmakers elected leaders Wednesday to shape legislative priorities during the 2021 session. Individual caucus meetings showed a stark contrast in how Republicans and Democrats will approach governing during the coronavirus pandemic.

MTPR’s Shaylee Ragar and YPR's Kevin Trevellyan covered the gatherings from the Capitol. They discuss their reporting.

A Lewis and Clark County election official prepares to give a sticker to a "park and go" voter outside the City/County Building on Nov. 3, 2020.
Kevin Trevellyan / Yellowstone Public Radio

Lewis and Clark County voters who didn’t want to enter the elections headquarters in Helena today instead parked in a lot across the street, where staff helped them register and cast ballots through their car windows.

Yellowstone Public Radio's Kevin Trevellyan caught up with several of the mid-morning “park and go” voters, and a few others outside their cars, to see what their big issues are this election season.

Steve Bullock is the 2020 Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate.

This week we’re airing profiles on both the Democratic and Republican candidates running for a Montana U.S. Senate seat. YPR News’ Kevin Trevellyan brings us this look at Steve Bullock and his bid for federal office.

U.S. Senator Steve Daines is running for re-election to the U.S. Senate

This week we’re running profiles on both the Democratic and Republican candidates in the race. YPR News’ Kevin Trevellyan brings us this look at Steve Daines and his bid for reelection.

Democratic members of a Montana legislative committee prematurely left a meeting today in what one lawmaker is calling a protest of Republicans not wearing face masks at the Capitol.

This week, Montana’s Republican candidate for governor unveiled what he’s billing a comeback plan for the state.

During a press conference July 15 in Missoula, current U.S. Congressman Greg Gianforte said the novel coronavirus has created a “economic pandemic” that must also be cured.

Montana’s Democratic candidate for governor today unveiled a plan he says will protect public lands and access to them.

Current Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney’s “Protect the Last Best Place” plan doesn’t include new proposals but instead reiterates support for existing state programs, laws and policies, like those related to stream access.

Montana lawmakers were briefed on a draft legislative study about water rights in the age of climate change.

Montana may continue to see years or decades long droughts amid rising annual average temperatures, according to the study presented to the legislative Water Policy Interim Committee on July 13.

Six more residents of a corrections facility in Billings have tested positive for COVID-19 amid a steep rise in cases in the county where it’s located.

Four new cases were discovered after all Alpha House pre-release center residents were tested July 9. Another two cases came from individuals who displayed symptoms before testing, making eight infected facility residents in total.

“So we have a better feel for where we really are. We hope," says David Armstrong, CEO of Alternatives, Inc., which runs Alpha House for the Montana Department of Corrections.

Linda Watson shuffling through Little Shell Tribe enrollment applications.
Kevin Trevellyan / Yellowstone Public Radio

Roughly six months ago, the federal government officially recognized the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians as a sovereign nation. It was national news then. But what does it mean now for the members and descendants of Little Shell? Nine students from the University of Montana School of Journalism spent a semester reporting on the impact of recognition on what has long been considered Montana’s “landless tribe.” This story is part of the student-produced series, Project Little Shell.