Kevin Maki

KECI Reporter

POSTED: 12:45 PM Jun 13 2012   UPDATED: 4:26 PM Jun 23 2014

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Kevin Maki joined KECI-TV as a reporter in January 2010.

Kevin was born and raised on a farm in Corvallis, Montana. He graduated from Corvallis High School, then went on to get a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Montana (1978) and a B.A. in Radio-TV from the University of Montana (1981).

Kevin worked as a general assignment reporter and anchor at KPAX-TV in Missoula from 1981 to 1989. From there, he worked as a general assignment reporter at KOAA-TV in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Kevin returned to Montana in 2000 and reported for Montana Public Radio until taking his current position at NBC Montana.

If you have any questions, concerns, comments or story ideas, please e-mail Kevin at kmaki@keci.com.

Kevin's Latest Stories

Missoula man works to improve lives of disabled

Missoula man works to improve lives of disabled

Darren Larson has cerebral palsy. He will join millions who celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Frenchtown man keeps busy custom haying

Frenchtown man keeps busy custom haying

J.J. Walker has been putting up hay since he was 6-years-old. He's still at it.

Ravalli Co commissioners propose Sheriff's Dept manpower assessment

Ravalli Co commissioners propose Sheriffs Dept manpower assessment

Commissioners said the county doesn't have money for the sheriff's renewed request for two more deputies next year. But they want to do an assessment on department workload, numbers and comparisons to other counties.

Crews pave Lost Horse Road near Hamilton

Crews pave Lost Horse Road near Hamilton

The heavily traveled road has been riddled with potholes and broken pavement for sometime. Now, it's hoped drivers will have a smoother ride.

Hot weather keeps Bitterroot hay producers working overtime

Hot weather keeps Bitterroot hay producers working overtime

Dave Golay isn't wasting sunshine as he and his family work to harvest 500 acres of hay.

Ravalli Co reviews preliminary budget

Ravalli Co reviews preliminary budget

Department heads, elected officials, meet with commissioners. Raises requested.

Darby man pleads guilty to unlawful killing of bears

Darby man pleads guilty to unlawful killing of bears

James John Harrison pleaded guilty to five felony counts.

Open burning in Bitterroot banned at midnight

Open burning in Bitterroot will be banned at midnight

Dry conditions and forecasts of 90 and 100 degree temperatures prompted commissioners to pass the resolution.

Estate of Darby High grad and wife awards school $3 million

Estate of Darby High grad and wife awards school $3 million

The late Archie and Sue Lorentzen's massive gift will bolster the education of Darby students for years to come.

Professional shredder helps Ravalli Co dispose of outdated papers

Professional shredder helps Ravalli Co dispose of outdated papers

Phil Palm travels all over western Montana helping government, banks and hospitals securely destroy old papers so identities are protected.

Gas line rupture capped off, evacuation lifted in downtown Hamilton

Construction crews hit a gas line in downtown Hamilton, forcing an evacuation of two downtown businesses.

Special needs dog ambassador for limited mobility kids

Special needs dog is ambassador for limited mobility kids

Tom Turkey the black lab has a lot in common with kids at the Wheeled Wonders Camp.

Hamilton will hold July 4th fireworks show after all

Hamilton will hold July 4th fireworks show after all

Farmers State Bank donated $3,200 to help subsidize the $10,000 show.

Recycling dropoff opens in Stevensville

Recycling drop-off opens in Stevensville

The drop-off is a partnership between Ravalli County Recycling and the town of Stevensville.

Hamilton campground sees boon in RV travelers

Hamilton campground sees increase in RV travelers

Angler's Roost said RV and camper traffic is the busiest it's been in five years.

Hamilton cancels 4th fireworks show due to lack of donations

Hamilton cancels July 4 fireworks show due to lack of donations

City council said with only $1,800 in public donations, it can't afford to dip into its general fund to subsidize the $10,000 celebration.

City of Hamilton holds junk cleanup day

City of Hamilton holds junk cleanup day

This Saturday, Hamilton residents and businesses can get rid of junk to help keep their city beautiful.

Defendant found guilty in Hamilton sex abuse trial

Defendant found guilty in Hamilton sex abuse trial

A jury found Brad Edward Daffin guilty on 16 of 17 felony counts Friday morning in Hamilton.

Jury begins deliberations in sex abuse trial

Jury begins deliberations in Hamilton sex abuse trial

Brad Edward Daffin, 44, is accused of sex crimes against five underage girls.

Corvallis teen and his miniature donkey compete for Mule Days honors

Corvallis teen and his miniature donkey compete for Mule Days honors

Triston Andrews and Donk are training for Montana's largest mule and donkey show in Hamilton this weekend.