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

Job Corps turns 50, Trapper Creek welcomes new director

Job Corps turns 50, Trapper Creek welcomes new director

As Job Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary, Trapper Creek Job Corps welcomes a new director.

Hamilton explores plans for future Justice Center, approves land purchase

Hamilton explores plans for Justice Center, approves land purchase

The Center's touted as a way to ease cramped conditions, and accommodate future growth, but some taxpayers are wary.

Ravalli Co's open burning restrictions to remain in effect

Ravalli Co. open-burning restrictions to remain in effect

Despite recent rains, county commissioners took the advice of the fire warden and kept restrictions at status quo.

Hamilton approves budget, property taxes going up

Hamilton approves budget, property taxes going up

After decreasing taxes the past two years, the city said it needs to make up revenue for pressing infrastructure projects, and other expenses.

Hamilton vets center wants lone employee under county umbrella

Hamilton vets center wants lone employee under county umbrella

The move would shift power-of-attorney claims from an individual to the Valley Veterans Service Center.

City of Hamilton a step closer to having new river front park

Hamilton gets a step closer to having new riverfront park

Steve Powell Park is 22 acres of wild, natural habitat on the Bitterroot River.

Salmon, Idaho family man, American Ninja Warrior competitor

Idaho family man competes for 'American Ninja Warrior'

Lance Pekus is one of 90-some athletes vying for the top title in the popular NBC show.

American Ninja Warrior competitor offers pointers to young athletes

American Ninja Warrior star offers pointers to young athletes

Lance Pekus, known as "The Ninja Cowboy," on the popular sports entertainment competition, visited youngsters at Velocity Gymnastics Academy.

Rains refresh forests, bring lightning to Bitterroot

Rains refresh forests, bring lightning to the Bitterroot

Washouts on the Magruder Corridor are a sign of August thunderstorms.

Reality show to feature New York transplants living Montana dream

Reality show to feature transplanted New Yorkers living Montana dream

"The Gunfather" is the story of a multi-generational family working in the gun business in Hamilton, Montana.

Hamilton inventor uses mechanical skills to challenge disability

Hamilton inventor uses mechanical skills to challenge disability

Jack Harr has spent a lifetime devising inventions to cope with his muscular dystrophy.

Walsh hears community concerns on Social Security, Medicare

Walsh hears community concerns on Social Security, Medicare

The U.S. Senator held a listening tour in three Montana cities Tuesday.

Breaking ground for old school bell's new home

Workers break ground for old school bell's new home

The old Grantsdale School's bell should be erected at the Ravalli County Museum in a couple months.

Ravalli County voters to decide on fairgrounds mill levy

Ravalli Co. voters to decide on fairgrounds mill levy

County commissioners will place a $400,000 mill levy proposal on the November ballot.

Hamilton Christian Academy prepares old Grantsdale School for classes

Hamilton Christian Academy prepares old Grantsdale School for classes

What was touted as Montana's oldest continuously operating school is getting a fresh look, under new ownership.

Smokey turns 70, Forest Service throws party

Smokey turns 70, Forest Service throws birthday party

The iconic bear celebrated his landmark birthday with friends and colleagues in Hamilton.

Time runs out for voter ordinance reducing Ravalli Co commission numbers

Time runs out for ordinance reducing Ravalli Co. commission numbers

Commissioners found there's not enough time to put an ordinance on the ballot asking voters to trim the board from 5 to 3 members.

Democratic leader reacts to Sen. John Walsh plagiarism controversy

Democrats quiet, reflective over Walsh plagiarism problem

Walsh is under fire for allegedly plagiarizing a research paper for the Army War College. New names are cropping up as possible replacements if Walsh should withdraw from the election.

Investigators wait for death reports as clues to identify man found in river

Investigators hope death reports help ID man found in river

Investigators are waiting for coroners' and medical examiners reports for clues as to whose body was found in the Clark Fork River Tuesday.

Grant Creek fire near Missoula contained

A roadblock set up for local traffic only at the entrance to Colorado Gulch was taken down about noon Tuesday. Crews mopped up the fire that burned two and a half acres on private land.