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 Wednesday, November 27th. Today we have stories about the Colstrip power plant, the Republican gubernatorial debate in Helena and a Flavor Moment with Stella Fong and Ken Siebert.

It's Tuesday, November 26th. Today we have stories about how the Keystone pipeline effects missing and murdered indigenous women, childcare and beaver dams as a potential habitat restoration tool.

It's Monday, November 25th. Today we have stories about Crow law enforcement, Attorney General William Barr's visit to Montana and crisis fatigue in Colstrip.

It's Friday, November 22nd. Today we have stories about stoneflies in Glacier National Park, Savannah's Act and an update on Potter's Field Ministries and its affliliated burger chain in Whitefish.

It's Thursday, November 21st. Today we have stories about a lawsuit from three environmental groups over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recover plan for bull trout and a lawsuit against federal wildlife services.

It's Wednesday, November 20th. Today we have stories about the Taylor Hellroaring project just north of Whitefish, unemployment numbers in the state and Bozeman's housing plan.

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OUT at MSU Billings will host a vigil on campus for Transgender Day of Remembrance this Wednesday as part of Transgender Awareness week. 

It's Tuesday, November 19th. Today we have stories about Montana's new Grizzly Bear Advisory Council, Transgender Day of Remembrance and feral swine.

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The Billings Gazette laid off three people from their newsroom earlier this month. The latest string of cutbacks in Billings mirror widespread newsroom layoffs in Montana and across the nation.

It's Monday, November 18th. Today we have stories about hunting and angling licences, cutbacks and layoffs at the Billings Gazette and Facebook political spending.