Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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...

Strangers in Sidney: When a Small-town Reporter Strikes Big News

By Amy Sisk Louisa Barber tapped her thumbs against the steering wheel to the beat of the song At Last as she crossed the Montana-North...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Last Wranglers

By Rick Sherman I can see my breath as I walk out to the corral, halter in hand, to catch my wrangle horse. There is...

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.

News of the Wild: Urban Deer Management Proposal in Missoula

The proposed program is styled after the Helena Urban Deer Management Program implemented in 2008, which sets baited traps throughout town. The deer that are caught are euthanized and the meat is harvested and given to families in need. There’s room for a modern-day Bambi story in there somewhere…

Boom Busters: A Look at Law Enforcement

Montana Journalism Review is cranking into full-time work on our print edition, but we’re still taking a bit of time to talk about another...

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...

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...