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Voices of Montana is MT's original statewide, daily, radio talk show. The show is a platform for Montanans to share their opinions on issues that matter to MT.

Voices of Montana is MT's original statewide, daily, radio talk show. The show is a platform for Montanans to share their opinions on issues that matter to MT.


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Voices of Montana is MT's original statewide, daily, radio talk show. The show is a platform for Montanans to share their opinions on issues that matter to MT.






Managing Montana’s Forests Ahead Of Fire Season

Where’s the beef? Montana, that’s where! The month of May has been declared Beef Month and Montana Governor Greg Gianforte stops by to talk about the Treasure State’s growing meat production along with CI-121, forest management, drought and how exactly […]


How Does Montana’s Growing Economy Thrive With Falling Markets & Rising Rates?

With an interest rate hike and stock markets slipping – it’s time to get a check on the economy. Michael Vondra, a certified financial advisor, will help us evaluate, as will Dr. Robert “Tino” Sonora, the Associate Director of the […]


Controversy In Washington & Avian Influenza In Montana

A leak of a Supreme Court Opinion with potentially historic results, continued funding to Ukraine, the Feds taking on disinformation and a deadly bird flu sweeping the country. Click to hear U.S. Congressman Matt Rosendale share his opinions on the […]


Will Montana’s Growing Drug Problem Worsen Without Title 42?

The deportation policy known as Title 42 is set to expire this month and there’s a partisan divide across the country over how to replace it without increasing the number of illegal immigrants from the southern border. Hear from Montana […]


How Do You Know Who To Trust From The Media?

Is America media illiterate? A Montana film producer and an Oscar-nominated director have teamed up for a timely documentary showing how biased media and sensationalism is undermining trust. “TRUST ME” explores the need for better “media literacy,” in an information […]


“Images I Wish No One Would Have To See” – Sen. Steve Daines Recounts Scenes From Ukraine

The Russsian-Ukranian war rages on and one of Montana’s Representatives saw the fallout from the conflict in person. Montana Senator Steve Daines recently became one of the first American leaders to visit Ukraine since the Russian invasion and calls into […]


DPHHS Update On The Montana State Hospital

The Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs has been rolling over rough waters of late, with difficulties maintaining staff, a COVID-19 outbreak that claimed the lives of four patients, and, most recently, a loss of Medicare funding. Listen to the […]


Pot Or Not? Counties Taking Another Look At Recreational Marijuana

Recreational Marijuana is now a thing in Montana – but it ain’t necessarily a done thing. There are opponents of legalized marijuana who are using provisions within the new law to encourage counties to opt-out of retail sales. Click to […]


Back From Poland: Bozeman EMT Looks Back On Aiding Ukrainian Refugees

There was a population of over 40 million Ukrainians not too long ago. 5-6 million have now fled the country, with many landing in neighboring Poland, as a result of the ongoing war with Russia, and a group of Montanans […]


Are We A Step Closer To Energy Independence?

You almost don’t want to call it a win-win, since it may sound too good to be true. But a new pipeline that just opened in Southeast Montana will simultaneously extract untapped oil in the Cedar Creek Anticline by using […]


How Is Rural Montana Making The Most Of New Federal Funding?

Montana has received billions of federal dollars in recent years. The question now is how exactly it’s being spent? The USDA Rural Development program in Montana is taking major steps in updating communities’ broadband, mental health and meat packing development […]


Embracing Change For Success: Live From the Governor’s Conference On Tourism & Recreation

How are Montana’s tourism and recreation industries recovering from the past two tumultuous years? The industry was among the hardest hit by the pandemic, but there are some silver linings and we look at how it’s recovering and adapting live […]


Wading Through The Montana Waters

It’s been said that whiskey’s for drinking and water’s for fighting, and we’ve seen plenty of fighting across Montana in recent decades. Montana’s rural water systems recently received over $100 million of new bureau of reclamation funding while the conflict […]


Catalyst for Change – A Model for Rural Mental Health

How can you help your rural community overcome mental health challenges? First, ask people how they are doing and get “Beyond The Weather.” Second, listen in as we talk to Amber Martinsen-Blake, Founder and Executive Director for Catalyst for Change. […]


Mark Wahlberg Interview

Academy Award nominated Actor Mark Wahlberg recently stopped by Helena for an exclusive screening of his new film Father Stu, which details the life of real-life Montanan Stuart Long from a street brawler to a Helena priest. Ahead of his […]


A New Source Of Energy On The Horizon

Construction is beginning on NorthWestern Energy’s first new power plant in Montana since the “Dave Gates” plant went on-line near Anaconda in 2011, which could be very good news for Montanans who are worried about rolling blackouts when there isn’t […]


Renovation Years In The Making: Updating Montana’s Water Systems

Water access is critical across Montana, but the funding for these projects adds up quick and has unfortunately been overlooked in the past. That’s changed recently, however, with $85 million heading to St. Mary’s Diversion Dam, $37 million for the […]


Fraud Watch Friday: Medical Fraud & Your Pocketbook’s Wellbeing

Have you ever wondered about suspect healthcare charges or phone calls? In 2020, national health care expenditures reached 4.1 trillion and, since scammers always go where the money is, that makes the healthcare industry one of the bigger targets for […]


From The Ring To The Ministry To The Silver Screen

Coming to theaters next month – “Father Stu” is a movie based on the life of Helena’s Stuart Long. Academy award nominated Mark Wahlberg produced the film and stars as the Helena-raised former amateur boxer who wound up as an […]


Ukrainian Relief From The Treasure State

Do you have loved ones in Europe currently facing the fallout of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict? How can you aid those fleeing the war? A group of Montanans, led by an Montana State University student from Poland, have organized a relief […]