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

Good logging weather aids crews in Bitterroot Como project

Good weather aids logging crews in Bitterroot Como project

Crews have been hauling about 24 loads a day from the Lake Como area to Pyramid Mountain Lumber in Seeley Lake.

Ravalli Electric Co-op expands Valley Solar project

Ravalli Electric Co-op expands Valley Solar project

Ravalli Electric Co-op sold out of its 88 solar panels and is now offering 88 more panels to co-op members in the second phase of the community energy project.

Darby students ditch cell phones for a day

Darby students ditch cellphones for day

More than 90 percent of the students who have cellphones agreed to give them up for Power Down Day.

Stevi 3rd graders search for Groundhog Day marmot

Stevensville 3rd graders search for Groundhog Day marmot

Bitterroot Bill did not make a public appearance. We're expected to see six more weeks of winter.

Bitterroot reflects on influence of Iowa caucus

Bitterroot reflects on influence of Iowa caucus

Voters have diverse opinions as to whether Iowa may be a precursor to how Montanans vote.

Montana's top boxers in Hamilton for Junior Olympic tourney

Montana's top boxers in Hamilton for Junior Olympic tourney

Youngsters from 8 to 16 are boxing this weekend for a chance to advance to regional competition.

Missoula County 'desperate' for election judges

Missoula Co. 'desperate' for election judges

To meet election needs in 2016 the county needs at least 300 more judges to sign up. Training is scheduled for February.

Bitterroot sees higher demand for skilled, qualified workers

Bitterroot sees higher demand for skilled workers

Business owners like Jim Snow said it's harder to find qualified employees to meet their needs. Snow will train new hires if they are willing to work.

Bitterroot Winter Special Olympics open at Lost Trail

Bitterroot Winter Special Olympics open at Lost Trail

About 150 athletes marched through the snow carrying their team signs to a cheering crowd.

Hamilton trucking company pairs with Army to hire soldiers, vets

Hamilton trucking company pairs with Army to hire soldiers, vets

Redgo Trucking signed with the U.S. Army Recruiting Command to provide priority hiring status to qualified soldiers and veterans.

Bitterroot College to start spring semester, orientation Saturday

Bitterroot College to start spring semester, orientation Saturday

The orientation is geared to help students adjust to academic life. Booths will be set up to accommodate the needs of nontraditional students.

Hamilton group collects bras to help human traffic survivors

Hamilton group collects bras to help human traffic survivors

Soroptimists are accepting bras that will be sent to developing countries so survivors of sex trafficking can start their own businesses.

Hamilton one step closer to building public skate park

Hamilton one step closer to building public skate park

Ravalli County commissioners approved an agreement to donate half an acre of the fairgrounds to the city of Hamilton for a skate park.

Dr. Christensen argues again for public defender

Florence doctor argues again for public defender

A Florence doctor accused of 400 felonies represented himself in court, and said he has hired a bankruptcy attorney.

Historical Society seeks mill levy for Ravalli Co. Museum programs

Historical Society seeks mill levy for Ravalli Co. Museum programs

The group asked commissioners for voter approval of an $80,000 mill levy for operations.

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11 DUI suspects arrested in Bitterroot over weekend

Law enforcement said even for a holiday weekend the number of DUI suspects arrested is high.

Stevi father, son, use MLK Day to reflect on Golden Rule

Stevensville father, son use MLK Day to reflect on Golden Rule

Marcus Thomas and his son, Kein, spent Martin Luther King Day working hard, duck hunting and discussing the importance of equality and freedom.

 Darby girl and her mentor prepare for Dog Derby

Darby girl, mentor prepare for Dog Derby

Emma McDowell, 8, and her coach, veteran dog musher Nicki Arndt are ready for the ninth annual Darby Dog Derby this weekend.

Ravalli C.o. Sheriff challenges Iman for commission seat

Ravalli Co. sheriff challenges Iman for commission seat

In a move that surprised many, Sheriff Chris Hoffman filed to run for the seat held by veteran Commissioner J.R Iman. Both men are Republicans.

Slick roads slow travel time in Bitterroot, keep sanding trucks busy

Slick roads slow Bitterroot travel time, keep sanding trucks busy

Ice plagued some of Ravalli County's steep rural roads, making it difficult for residents and work crews to get an early start to their day.