The Worm

Weekdays at 7:00 AM

The Worm is a daily news podcast for early bird listeners. Host Jess Sheldahl rounds up stories from the newsrooms of Yellowstone Public Radio and Montana Public Radio. Available online and on podcasting apps by 7 A.M. weekdays.

It's Friday, June 12th. A Glendive sand and gravel company fined for pollution, lawmakers preparing to hold their first in-person interim legislative meetings and the next installment of our series exploring aging in Montana.

It's Thursday, June 11th. Grizzly bear sightings northeast of Great Falls, census return rates and the federal Paycheck Protection Program.

It's Wednesday, June 10th. Considering a remote 2021 legislative session, speeches from Black Lives Matter activists on being Black in Montana and mental health for the National Guard.

It's Tuesday, June 9th. Butte's proposed $150 million Superfund deal, the Montana Democratic Party's new platform and one Whitefish student's graduation story.

It's Monday, June 8th. The latest snowpack report, easing coronavirus restrictions from the Blackfeet Tribe and we review a week of protests across Montana surrounding the death of George Floyd.

It's Friday, June 5th. Updates on coronavirus, Montana's Missing indigenous Persons Task Force and we kick off our collaborative series, Graying Pains, exploring Montana's aging population.

It's Thursday, June 4th. Boats with aquatic invasive species on board and primary results from Tuesday including the Native American candidates who won their races, the public service commission and some analysis.

It's Wednesday, June 3rd. Glacier National Park's plan to reopen, how Montana police and public health officals are responding to Black Lives Matter protests and we recap the primary election results from last night.

It's Tuesday, June 2nd. Cluster outbreaks of COVID-19 in Yellowstone and Big Horn counties, starting in-person classes at Cottonwood Elementary in Gallatin County and today's primary election.

It's Monday, June 1st. A district court challenges a state law limiting the number of ballots a person can deliver, updates on coronavirus and how the wedding industry is faring during the pandemic.