Friday, April 20, 2018
Plummers Gold featured

Towner’s Gold

By Allison Mills Rocks and dirt crash down the wash plant’s spinning metal tube, blasted by streams of water. A muddy wave tumbles down...

Q&A with Fired Sports Editor Colter Nuanez

By Austin Schempp In November 2012, the Boz­eman Daily Chronicle fired its sports editor, Colter Nuanez, after he had responded to a social media forum...

About Face: The Other Side of the Story

Story by Alexander Deedy, photos by Elliott Natz There were teepees as far as Kathy Weber could see in every direction. Riding next to John...

Year In Review: Dark Money and the Keystone Pipeline

Dark Money Casts Shadow Over 2012 Montana Elections By Amy Sisk An unprecedented amount of money entered the 2012 Montana elections thanks in part to a...

With Mothers in Prison, Roommates Support Each Other

By Matt Hudson The last time Sara Palagi called her mother, a federal agent answered the phone. He said her mother was in jail. In an...

Year in Review: Sherry Arnold and Bakken Boom

North Dakota’s McDonald’s jobs start at $11 per hour By Jackson Bolstad In our last issue, “Boom: Reporting on natural resources in Montana,” we debunked the...
Montana Fantasy

What’s Your Secret Montana Fantasy?

By Caitlin Avey Artists, politicos, innovators, and sports stars share their Big Sky Dreams with MJR readers “My secret Montana fantasy is to steal the late...

Shutter Luck

Story by Nicky Ouellet Kyle Massick barely believed his eyes when he spotted the planes in the river. Resting on the steep embankment of the...

Smartphones Trump Free Rural TV

Story by Corin Cates-Carney, photo illustration by Kristin Kirkland Smartphone Reception in Montana is slated to improve, but in exchange, some people in small rural...

More Precious Than Oil

By Tom Kuglin The North Fork of the Flathead River Transboundary region — a 9,000 square mile, largely undeveloped area on the western rim of...

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...

Made in Montana: Biomimicry and The Gadget Gap

Montana Inspires Design By Eric Oravsky Montana’s Whitebark pine trees look as if they were beaten down by the unforgiving conditions of the mountain environment they live in....