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 Monday, October 21st. Today we have stories about Colstrip groundwater contamination, a federal lawsuit challenging how the FBI handled a Crow man's death and an update on the Montana vaping ban.

It's Friday, October 18th. Today we have stories about prescribed burns across the state and a final cleanup deal for the Butte Superfund.

It's Thursday, October 17th. Today we have stories about walleye, Montana's first vaping related death and homeownership roadblocks in Fort Belknap.

It's Wednesday, October 16th. Today we have stories about two new full-time agents to investigate human trafficking cases in Montana, an update on why Rossiter school in Helena evacuated yesterday and roadkill research.

It's Tuesday, October 15th. Today we have stories about Bureau of Land Management fees, Going to the Sun Road and Indigenous People's Day.

It's Monday, October 14th. Today we have stories about Republican Representative Greg Gianforte, a final Superfund deal for Butte and 4-H climate change curriculum.

It's Friday, October 11th. Today we have stories about invasive zebra mussels, a controversial trail in the Crazy Mountains and a hemp lawsuit.

It's Thursday, October 10th. Today we have stories about a Billings police-involved shooting, what a majority of Montanans think about the impeachment inquiry and wildfire resistance.

It's Wednesday, October 9th. Today we have stories about incoming winter weather, school standardized test results and how rural Montanans are working to improve healthcare access.

It's Tuesday, October 8th. Today we have stories about the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Japan trade deal and the first-ever Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Tribunal in the U.S.