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 Friday, December 27th. Today we have stories about Northwestern Energy, bison and the final installment of the Next Yellowstone series.

It's Thursday, December 26th. Today we have stories about the state's temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products and the penultimate installment of the Next Yellowstone series.

It's Wednesday, December 25th. Today we have stories about which company bought hundreds of thousands of acres of timberlands in Montana, an update on U.S. Congress and the third installment of the new Yellowstone series. 

It's Tuesday, December 24th. Today we have stories about lawsuits against the Keystone XL oil pipeline, bison and the second installment of the New Yellowstone.

It's Monday, December 23rd. Today we have stories about Montana's Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force, Northwestern Energy and the first in a five-part series on the American Prairie Reserve.

It's Friday, December 20. Today we have stories about the Fort Belknap water rights settlement, poaching and a conversation with Eric Dietrich of the Montana Free Press about how Northwestern Energy's power generation proposals could affect rate payers.

It's Thursday, December 19th. Today we have stories about commercial logging in Flathead National forest, an update on the vape ban and who will manage the Crow Tribe's financial assests.

It's Wednesday, December 18th. Today we have stories about the start of avalanche season, the Little Shell Tribe and rallies across the state last night about the impeachment vote today.

Two snowmobilers are waist deep in mountain snow with their snowmobiles on Mt. Abundance.
A. Bertolino


A series of avalanches near Cooke City this weekend hailed the start of avalanche season.

Snowmobilers triggered several slides in Cooke City, including one on Mount Abundance and several on Crown Butte.

It's Tuesday, December 17th. Today we have stories about what Secretary of State Corey Stapleton is doing in Israel and who is advocating for full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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