Jess Sheldahl

Morning Edition Host

Jess Sheldahl is a reporter and host for Morning Edition at Yellowstone Public Radio. She fell in love with public radio after becoming a DJ at the University of Montana’s college station KBGA. Since then, she’s worked at MTPR and graduated with a BA in Journalism from the University of Montana. Born and raised in Montana, Jess understands the importance of reporting on local news and issues that matter to the people who live here. She also enjoys a cold beer and a good book under the Big Sky.

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It's Tuesday, November 5th. Today we have stories about Chronic Wasting Disease, Elouis Cobell Day and the youngest person ever elected as a Fort Peck tribal executive board member.

It's Monday, November 4th. Today we have stories about the Good Neighbor Agreement, comparing Montana and Wyoming's recreation economies and an update on the Superfund site in Anaconda.

It's Friday, November 1st. Today we have stories about Affordable Care Act open enrollment, a Crow singer who is nominated for a Native American Music Award and an update on the vaping ban hearing.

It's Thursday, October 31st. Today we have stories about asbestos, lawsuits against the Boy Scouts of America and the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

It's Wednesday, October 30th. Today we have stories about California wildfires, Fort Peck's new tribal government and hunting deer to help control chronic wasting disease in Libby.

Dr. Jason M. Adkins presents Mountain States Poll at Montana State University Billings October 23.

Montana State University Billings released the 32nd edition of its political poll Wednesday. The poll shows a majority of Montanans and Wyomingites support President Donald Trump and disapprove of Congress.

It's Thursday, October 24th. Today we have stories about the results of the Mountain States Poll from MSUB, a $2.9 million tribal grant and feral hogs.

It's Wednesday, October 23rd. Today we have stories about the bison hunt in Yellowstone National Park, expanded background checks to private gun sales in Missoula and the lockdown at Senior High School in Billings.

It's Tuesday, October 22nd. Today we have stories about the Flathead Nation Forest Supervisor's retirement, the Craig Wilson Symposium and an update on the tensions surrounding a video from Valier High School.

It's Monday, October 21st. Today we have stories about Colstrip groundwater contamination, a federal lawsuit challenging how the FBI handled a Crow man's death and an update on the Montana vaping ban.