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 Monday, March 23rd. Today we have updates on the spread of coronavirus and a story on conflicts between growing numbers of grizzly bears and ranchers.

It's Friday, March 20th. Today we have stories about a youth environmental activist group, skijoring and updates on the novel coronavirus.

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With erratic temperatures and snow, this year winter was weird in Montana. One unique sport that brings together horseback riding and skiing faced significant challenges because of the quickly changing weather.

It's Thursday, March 19th. Today we have stories about a longer and warmer spring season in the state and updates on coronavirus.

It's Wednesday, March 18th. Today we have stories about NorthWestern Energy, Indian Health Services report on the agency's response to a former doctor's abuse of patients and updates on coronavirus.

It's Tuesday, March 17th. Today we have stories about NorthWestern Energy, the elk herd in the Bangtail Mountains testing negative for brucellosis and updates on coronavirus.

It's Monday, March 16th. Today we have stories about how officials are reacting and people are preparing as Montana sees it's first cases of the novel coronavirus.

It's Friday, March 13th. Today we have stories about coronavirus, legal challenges against a new Montana law that limits the number of ballots a person can deliver and the annual Made in Montana tradeshow.

It's Thursday, March 12th. Today we have stories about coronavirus, whether the Montana National Guard has enough funding and the reopening of Mudman Burgers associated with an embattled Whitefish Christian ministry.

It's Wednesday, March 11th. Today we have stories about hemp, surprises from Monday's candidate filings and an interview with Pulitzer Prize winning author and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof about his new book.

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