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, 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.

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.

It's Monday, December 16th. Today we have stories about a sexually transmitted disease, the proposed wastewater treatment plan at the Rosebud coal mine and an update on Motnana's ban on flavored vaping products.

It's Friday, December 13th. Today we have stories about the proposal to improve wifi in Yellowstone National Park, electric bikes and what America's net farm income means for farmers.

It's Thrusday, December 12th. Today we have stories about community development in the southside of Billings, the shuttering of an old shuttle service in Glacier National Park and reactions to the U.S., Mexico, Canada Trade Agreement.

It's Wednesday, December 11th. Today we have stories about Northwestern Energy, federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe and the Flathead Water Compact.

It's Tuesday, December 10th. Today we have stories about how Montana's Largest utility plans to get its energy for the next 20 years and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's grizzly bear report.

It's Monday, December 9th. Today we have stories about where Montana wildlife managers have found chronic wasting disease cases and the Trump administration's task force to address missing and murdered indigenous people.