Sunday, September 24, 2017
Same Sex Cake Firecrackers featured

Behind the Times

By Dustin Nelson The fact that gay couples can now file federal taxes jointly is not enough to get Ray Davis and Jason Templin to...

Once Common Shout of ‘Timber’ is Only a Quiet Echo

By Bekhi Spika “The earth is very resilient,” said Mark Vander Meer, his eager smile busting through his white, bushy beard. “It’s people who aren’t.” Vander...

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...
Kurt Wilson featured

Capturing the Moment

By Hunter D'Antuono Whether he's tracking a wildfire up a mountain or walking the streets of his hometown, Kurt Wilson, takes shots that amaze. While...
Two photos of Austin Green , one is a smiling portrait, the other is a picture of him below a ticketing sign at Missoula International airport

Shooting Solo

Story by Michael Beall, photos by Sarah Chaput de Saintonge It took one editors’ meeting on the first day of Austin Green’s internship to make...

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...
Jester

Finding th3j35t3r

By Brett Bernsten The Jester marks every attack with a calling card tweet: TANGO DOWN. It announced his takedown of the Taliban’s website. It leered...

No Place to Hide

Story by Brett Berntsen Through a dead-bolted door, in an office space charged with humming wires and heated plastic, a team of techies gathers. Their...
Public Paywall

The Public Paywall

By Brett Bernsten Most records are available to the public in Montana, but they come at a cost. Prices range from 25 cents a page...
Bob Jaffe featured

After Jaffe

By McHugh Pierre For eight years Missoula politicos closely followed city Councilman Bob Jaffe’s much anticipated weekly digest of council and committee meetings. But 2014...

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...

Culling in the Capital

By Masaki Nakagawa First light has yet to peek over the top of Mount Helena as Mark Lerum, reserve officer for the Helena Police, pulls out...