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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.

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@YPRadioNews

Language:

English

Contact:

406-657-2988


Episodes

The Worm for January 26, 2021

1/26/2021
It's Tuesday, January 26th. An effort to bring a passenger rail line back to Southern Montana, bills regulating transgender youth's participation in sports and abortion access advance in the state legislature, along with updates on other legislation.

Duration:00:16:37

The Worm for January 25, 2021

1/25/2021
It's Monday, January 25th. Updates on coronavirus vaccinations and a bill that would require public employees to opt in to paying dues to labor unions every year.

Duration:00:06:01

The Worm for January 22, 2021

1/22/2021
It's Friday, January 22nd. The House Judiciary Committee advances bills to modify abortion access and ban transgender athletes from participating in sports and a former Whitefish Christian ministry's appeal against a state order to pay penalties sand back pay.

Duration:00:15:27

The Worm for January 21, 2021

1/21/2021
It's Thursday, January 21st. Legislation to regulate abortion, a conversation with Montana's lone U.S. House Representative about yesterday's inauguration and Governor Greg Gianforte's first state budget proposal.

Duration:00:25:47

The Worm for January 20, 2021

1/20/2021
It's Wednesday, January 20th. Legislation to address COVID-19 and abortion access, President-elect Joe Biden's plans for the Keystone XL pipeline and the meaning behind a teepee erected last night near Sacrifice Cliffs in Billings.

Duration:00:15:09

The Worm for January 19, 2021

1/19/2021
It's Tuesday, January 19th. Two bills that would limit how transgender youth access healthcare or participate in sports, legislation to protect businesses from COVID-19 related lawsuits and why the pandemic took a bigger economic toll on women than men last spring.

Duration:00:10:41

The Worm for January 18, 2021

1/18/2021
It's Monday, January 18th. Emergency measures to stop tree-killing invasive beetles, legislation that would protect businesses from COVID-19 related lawsuits and reopening the paycheck protection program.

Duration:00:13:13

The Worm for January 15, 2021

1/15/2021
It's Friday, January 15th. Updates on coronavirus including changes to health mandates, wildfires in central Montana and the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline in limbo after environmentalists challenge water crossing certification.

Duration:00:20:32

The Worm for January 13, 2021

1/13/2021
It's Wednesday, January 13th. A bill that looks to limit governor's executive orders during times of emergency, quarantine policies for vaccinated healthcare workers and affordable housing for teachers in Big Sky.

Duration:00:18:53

The Worm for January 12, 2021

1/12/2021
It's Tuesday, January 12th. Montana's sole U.S. Representative opposes removing President Donal Trump from office, changes to the way Montanans engage with their state legislature due to the coronavirus and what happened to winter?

Duration:00:17:40

The Worm for January 11, 2021

1/11/2021
It's Monday, January 11th. Updates on coronavirus testing and vaccination efforts and a conversation with Republican Senator Steve Daines about how he views the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol last week and the aftermath.

Duration:00:17:34

The Worm for January 8, 2021

1/8/2021
It's Friday, January 8th. Governor Greg Gianforte's first budget proposal, healthcare workers get vaccinated for COVID-19 and how Montana's federal congressional representation reacted to Wednesday's violence at the U.S. Capitol.

Duration:00:24:11

The Worm for January 7, 2021

1/7/2021
It's Thursday, January 7th. Montana state political leaders condemn pro-Donald Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol, the state's revised COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan and a proposed pay raise for state employees.

Duration:00:11:18

The Worm for January 6, 2021

1/6/2021
It's Wednesday, January 6th. Congressman Matt Rosendale joins the group of lawmakers who intend to object to Electoral College results today, Governor Greg Gianforte announces a new vaccine distribution plan and where federal COVID relief money for a state emergency housing program is going now.

Duration:00:16:02

The Worm for January 5, 2021

1/5/2021
It's Tuesday, January 5th. The start of Montana's 67th legislative session, Governor Greg Gianforte sworn into office and the document that will guide forestry and logging projects in the state for the next decade.

Duration:00:15:45

The Worm for January 4, 2021

1/4/2021
It's Monday, January 4th. The Keystone XL oil pipeline gets the okay to cross water bodies in eastern Montana, the 67th Legislative Session kicks off this morning and a conversation with Attorney General Tim Fox as he leaves office after two terms.

Duration:00:16:10

The Worm for December 31, 2020

12/31/2020
It's Thursday, December 31st. Governor-elect Greg Gianforte announces more department heads, the cost of connecting to the outside world for inmates during the pandemic and details about who will next receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Montana.

Duration:00:23:12

The Worm for December 30, 2020

12/30/2020
It's Wednesday, December 30th. Governor-elect Greg Gianforte announces some new department heads, a new statewide online news service and how mental health providers are getting more creative to reach patients isolated by the pandemic.

Duration:00:20:42

The Worm for December 29, 2020

12/29/2020
It's Tuesday, December 29th. Governor-elect Greg Gianforte prepares to take office next week, COVID-19 vaccination efforts and farm subsidies from the new coronavirus relief stimulus package.

Duration:00:07:59

The Worm for December 28, 2020

12/28/2020
It's Monday, December 28th. Updates on coronavirus as President Donald Trump signed the pandemic relief package last night, the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians and a remembrance for one of Indian Country's most prolific thinkers, Henry "Hank" Adams.

Duration:00:07:26