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 Wednesday, September 4th. Today we have stories about a new business coming to Kalispell that intends to hire up to 100 people, wage growth and an interview with Eric Dietrich of Montana Free Press about the correlation between job growth and if people were born in the state.

It's Tuesday, Spetember 3rd. Today we have stories about the Yankee Doodle Trailings site in Butte, fire updates and the Boy Scouts of America.

It's Friday, August 30th. Today we're doubling down on stories with reports about two different diseases, two different fires and two different democrats. We wrap up this week of reporting with an update on the missing and murder indigenous people conference.

It's Thursday, August 29th. Today we have stories about a dark money lawsuit, Bozeman's newest affordable housing project and an interview with Democratic canidate for Montana Secretary of State, Bryce Bennett.

It's Wednesday, August 28th. Today we have stories about Spring Creek Mine, the missing and murdered indigenous people conferance and an interview with Republican canidate for Montana Secretary of State, Scott Sales.

It's Tuesday, August 27th. Today we have stories about a new touch-screen voting system and wild Bison relocation.

It's Monday, August 26th. Today we have stories about new regulations for private therapeutic homes, the Keystone XL pipeline and radioactive waste.

It's Friday, August 23rd. Today we have stories about Montana State University Billings, Governor Steve Bullock and Flathead Lake. We have extra reporting for you today, ending this extra-long episode of The Worm with an interview from the former communications director for Hillary Clinton, Jennifer Palmieri and an interview with the parents of Jeremy Bullock, the namesake of the Safe Schools Summit in Butte.

It's Thursday, August 22nd. Today we have stories about why 12,000 Billings voters won't get their ballots tomorrow, bison and bear spray.

It's Wednesday, August 21st. Today we have stories about how the University of Montana says it's addressing its challenges, grizzly bears and Miss Crow Nation.