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The Worm
Weekdays at 7:00 AM

The Worm is a daily news podcast for early bird listeners rounding up stories from around Montana and the region. Available online and on podcasting apps by 7 A.M. weekdays.

Latest Episodes
  • A suspected Chinese surveillance balloon is spotted over Billings, workers look forward to an increase in Montana’s minimum wage, and a popular cinema in Billings is going dark, but there’s light at the end of the projector.
  • Facilities accused of abusing children face more oversight, horses euthanized and events canceled due to an equine virus, and changes considered to marijuana regulations for both medical and recreational pot.
  • Tempers rise over concert parking, Montana home prices continue to rise faster than household income, and churches closer to housing the homeless.
  • A plan to protect Montana’s Arctic Grayling takes flight, negotiations for affordable housing build support and a Montana meteorologist shares his most memorable weather events after 30 years of forecasting.
  • A legislative bill claims to save Montana children from certain medical treatments, landlords request an easier way to evict renters, and ideas on how to spend marijuana profits vary.
  • Scientists offer reasons for a decline in bumble bees in Montana; a bill to fund student screening for suicide moves forward; and environmentalists say a new investment in fossil fuels is a step in the wrong direction for Montana.
  • A bill removing abortion protection advances, Montana’s governor focuses on cutting taxes, and Bozeman boasts one of the most sustainable neighborhoods in the Rocky Mountain West.
  • Parking at a popular music venue drives up controversy, legislators serve up less training for alcohol servers, and Montana's U.S. congressmen learn more on their special assignments.
  • Lawmakers in one Montana county say no more homeless shelters, a former legislator sets the record straight on her resignation, and movie making raking in money for Montana.
  • A World War II hero from Montana identified after years of mystery, Governor Greg Gianforte asks for millions to bolster the state’s legal defense department and picking up road kill... there's an app for that.