Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hungry Horse News Strives to Keep Community Close

By Megan Petersen In 1965, Mel Ruder won a Pulitzer Prize for his almost-solo coverage of a 500-year flood in the small town of Columbia...

WSJ Reporter Aids Missoulian in Requesting University of Montana’s Information

By Clem Work There were so many emails that the closest estimate is “thousands.” When the president of the University of Montana, the vice president for...

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....

Explosive Real Estate

By Kellen Beck A light layer of snow blankets the North Helena Valley, covering old mortar pieces hidden in long pasture grass. Spent 105 mm...
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Internet Security

Interviews and camera by Hunter D'Antuono and Tommy Martino, edited by Hunter D'Antuono, animation by Joshua James In this edition of MJR's Person on the...

Explosive Real Estate

By Kellen Beck A light layer of snow blankets the North Helena Valley, covering old mortar pieces hidden in long pasture grass. Spent 105 mm...

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...

Happy Media

Story by Kimball Bennion Greg Dunn's Facebook event page The Gratitude Journal still attracts daily posts from tens of thousands of followers even after it...
No Fly Zone by Erik Peterson

No Fly Zone: Drones in Yellowstone

Story and photos by Erik Petersen The footage is striking. Tiny dots of red, yellow, and green kayaks floating down the White Salmon River in...

The Dude Provides

Story by Courtney Anderson  About 1,500 readers visit the Last Best News website daily. Thanks to a campaign to encourage Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges to...

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...

The Code Academy Challenge

By Bjorn Bergeson Jonathan Paxson, head of the computer science department at Montana State University (MSU), has no doubt that computer-driven curricula, especially cyber security,...