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 Thursday, March 5th. Today we have stories about bipartisan support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, COVID-19 and the likelihood of a future electricity blackout from NorthWestern Energy.

It's Wednesday, March 4th. Today we have stories about red flag weather warnings, an update on the state's response to coronavirus and the revamped superfund site in Anaconda.

It's Tuesday, March 3rd. Today we have stories about who Democratic gubernatorial candidate Whitney Williams chose as her running mate and how Montana farmers were impacted by international trade tensions last year.

It's Monday, March 2nd. Today we have stories about wolves in Yellowstone National Park, the invasive shrub Buckthorn and public land access for hunters in Montana.

It's Friday, February 28th. Today we have stories about the High Plains book awards, a flavor moment with Stella Fong and a rally in Hardin calling for action on missing and murdered Indigenous people.

It's Thursday, February 27th. Today we have stories about Canyon Ferry Reservoir, COVID-19 better known as Coronavirus and why Billings city council voted to not discuss a Welcoming Diversity Ordinance.

It's Wednesday, February 26th. Today we have stories about the Missoula investigation into whether a cop car was actually shot last week, the Dr. Oz Show and MTV airing episodes about missing and murdered Indigenous women and clean energy in Helena.

It's Tuesday, February 25th. Today we have stories about the results of author Jon Krakauer's request for educational records in Missoula and Helena's plan to move toward 100 percent renewable electricity.

It's Monday, February 24th. Today we have stories about NorthWestern Energy, Hardin's plans to form a  city police department and the Senate Democratic primary candidate's debate.

It's Friday, February 21st. Today we have stories about sports betting in Montana, a lawsuit against NorthWestern energy and upgrades to employee housing in Yellowstone National Park.