Saturday, December 4, 2021

Scanner Shut-Off

Story by Jesse Flickinger Reporters in Billings used to rely on their police scanner to alert them to crimes. These days, they have to be...

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,...

How To Digitally Reinvent The College Paper

Column by Ryan Frank, flame photo illustration by Tiffany Garner and Sarah Chaput de Saintonge With the newspaper business facing a continuous crisis, one of the best...

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...

Ferguson: Follow-up

Column by Linda Tracy Following a long night of filming we hid and watched as the mob began to run, filling the streets. Police in full...
Mark Boatman, ADA Anniversary

ADA Anniversary: How it changed the media landscape

Story by Mark Boatman, photos by Gracie Ryan It Would Be a stretch to say that, over the past 25 years, the Americans with Disabilities...

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...

Ron’s Reasons: An Illustrated Web Critique

Commentary by Ron Reason When the Great Falls Tribune redesigned its website, it sought to offer more choice to more readers and gain more advertisers....