Saturday, December 4, 2021

Jargon Therapy: Intent of Action

People can talk themselves silly about taking action against global warming. Is this type of “action” ever a waste of time? Action was a buzzword...

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...

Sidney 2.0: The Town I Never Heard Of

As I type this post, I’m bouncing through turbulence on an airplane taking me 1,000 miles in the opposite direction from where I need to...

Sidney 2.0: A Stranger’s Take on Sherry Arnold

It’s been 43 days since two men from Colorado allegedly drove through Sidney while smoking crack cocaine. They had one mission in mind—kill a...

Jargon Therapy: Power Shift Players Give Their Two Cents

Sometimes succinct, poignant and creative messages draw the strongest results. These mini-novels were written by young people learning about climate change at this year's Rocky Mountain...

A White College Student on Environmental Racism

As I was walking to the Rocky Mountain Power Shift conference, I noticed a sign on the fence outside Jeanette Rankin Hall on the...

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...

Boom Busters: Making Big Money at McDs?!

We heard McDonald’s was paying $20 an hour near the modern boom town, Sidney, Mont. — or was it $15... $18... $12? MJR had a...

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...

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...