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

Ravalli Electric Co-op celebrates Valley Solar Project grand opening

Ravalli Electric Co-op celebrates Valley Solar grand opening

Co-op members bought community solar panels whose output will be credited to their power bills.

Hoffman challenges Iman for Ravalli Co. Commission seat

In the primary election voters will choose between the current sheriff and a long-ime incumbent for the District 3 Commission race.

Bitterroot crops develop early, rain welcome

Bitterroot crops ahead of schedule, rains welcome

The rain is a relief because plants are thirsty after a stretch of hot weather, and they don't take long to dry out.

Man crashes into Hamilton Subway after choking

Man chokes, crashes pickup into Hamilton Subway

The driver of a pickup truck said he was choking on a McDonald's hash brown patty when his vehicle crashed through a Subway restaurant in Hamilton.

Law enforcement trains to de-escalate crisis situations

Law enforcement officers train to de-escalate crisis situations

The Crisis Intervention Team Montana Academy gives officers tools to help people struggling with mental illness when they are in crisis.

Voters to decide on $74,000 mill levy for Ravalli Co. Museum

Voters to decide on $74,000 mill levy request for Ravalli Co. Museum

Supporters say the permanent operational levy would keep the museum from dipping into reserves to pay for basic services.

Bitterroot groups win suit against DEQ over wastewater permit

The Department of Environmental Quality had approved the permit for a proposed large retail building south of Hamilton. A judge ordered that decision be reversed.

Early morning thunderstorms bring rain to Bitterroot

Early morning thunderstorms bring rain to Bitterroot

Thunder rocked the valley at 4 a.m. and brought fairly heavy rain for morning commuters.

Voters will decide whether to amend Ravalli Co. govenment

Voters will decide whether to amend Ravalli Co. government

On the ballot is whether to reduce the number of commission seats and terms, and to vote for or against party affiliation for elected officials.

Missoula veterinarian advises pet owners to interview their groomers

Missoula veterinarian advises pet owners to interview their groomers

NBC Montana asked Dr. Minott Pruyn for pet owner advice after a dog died while under a dog groomer's care in California.

Stevensville's newly appointed mayor sworn in

Stevensville's newly appointed mayor sworn in

Jim Crews took his oath of office at Town Hall before a sizable crowd.

Ravalli Co commissioners ask for Valerie Stamey's immediate resignation

Former Ravalli Co. Treasurer Stamey located, served summons

The former interim treasurer disappeared after Ravalli County commissioners sued her for $29,500 for official misconduct and failure to perform her duties.

First responders gain tools for safer crisis intervention

First responders gain tools for safer crisis intervention

The Crisis Intervention Team Montana Academy teaches law enforcement and others how to better deal with the mentally ill or people with substance disorders in crisis.

Bitterroot College honors graduating class of 2016

Bitterroot College honors graduating class of 2016

In its fifth graduation ceremony the young college awarded diplomas to 29 new graduates.

Stevensville town council appoints new mayor

Stevensville Town Council appoints new mayor

Acting Mayor Jim Crews became Stevensville's town leader in a 2-1 vote. The mayor's position has been vacant since last month when former Mayor Paul Luddington resigned.

Stevensville town council appoints new city judge

New town judge appointed in Stevensville

The council appointed lawyer Maureen O'Connor to fill the post that has been vacant since April 1.

car crash drill

Hamilton High School has mock DUI crash drill

The drill was a student project led by Hamilton High junior Riley Presswood, who wanted to show his fellow students the devastation of driving under the influence.

Bitterroot National Forest releases updated travel plan

Bitterroot National Forest releases updated travel plan

The plan, which hasn't been updated in 40 years, closes 335 miles of roads and trails to mechanized and motorized travel.

Washington woman accused in Bitterroot heroin bust strikes plea deal

Heroin dealer sentenced in Ravalli Co.

In a plea deal with state and federal authorities Marlen Ravelo is expected to serve five to 10 years in a Washington federal prison.

Corvallis structure fire destroys trailer

Corvallis fire officials responded to a fully engulfed trailer fire around 9 a.m. Wednesday on Summerdale Road, east of Corvallis.