Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

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...
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...
A picture of photographer, Tom Robertson, taking pictures of bicyclists.

Digital to Darkroom: Why Some Photographers Are Going Back To Film

Story and photos by Elliott Natz Pulling out his camera, Tom Robertson prepared for the next biker to come around the corner. He only had...

Energy Beat Booms

Story by Jayme Dittmar, screenshot from video by Brian Gill When Dan Boyce left his post as Montana Public Radio’s capitol bureau chief for Denver,...

Dairy Blackout

Story by Kelly Conde  A story about cow hooves was all Mychel Matthews was after. Reporting for the Times-News out of Twin Falls, Idaho, she...

Shifting Perspectives

Story by Gwen Florio, photo by Sarah Chaput de Saintonge, illustration by Kristin Kirkland Missoulian crime reporter Kate Haake is thankfully free on weekends from...

Life Changers: Tyler Hamilton’s Ride on the Front Page

Story by Michael Wright, photos by Ashley Stidham Seventeen years ago, the Festina cycling team was booted from the Tour de France after its coach...

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...
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...

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...

Lucky To Be Alive

By Dillon Kato When his foot sunk deep into the snowfield, Toby van Amerongen thought he had just stepped in a stream. A second later,...