Monday, September 21, 2020
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Mike Beall

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Boom Busters: Divided as One

It's no secret Montana is divided. Mountains in the west, plains in the east. Hippies in the west, cowboys in the east. Blue counties in the west, Red in the east. It seems like we have two separate states.

Boom Busters: Making Big Money at McDs?!

We heard McDonald’s was paying $20 an hour near the modern boom town, Sidney, Mont. — or was it $15... $18... $12? MJR had a...

Standing Rock: Native journalists torn between passion and neutrality

Story by Jason Begay, photos by Olivia Vanni See more of MJR's Standing Rock Coverage with this interactive web documentary. Even if it weren’t for that...

Three On a Match: Q&A with Andy Smetanka

Interview by Rob Truax, photos by Louise Johns. It’s been three years since Missoula animator Andy Smetanka started on his most ambitious project to date,...