Items by Matthew Frank

Oil bust puts tribes, towns over a barrel
Oil bust puts tribes, towns over a barrel
The Bakken bust has stranded schools and communities that hoped for revenue from a boom.
Genetic techniques turn up new species – and help conservation
Genetic techniques turn up new species – and help conservation
The discovery of a small fish in Montana and Idaho may have big implications.
Montana's stream access law stays strong
Montana's stream access law stays strong
The Montana Legislature abandons an attempt to tighten the state's permissive stream-access laws.