Items by Gabriel Furshong

Montana’s first black mayor is here to listen
Montana’s first black mayor is here to listen
How might the toxic tenor of national politics change if more of us practiced forbearance and gratitude?
Confederate monuments are glorifications of inequality
Confederate monuments are glorifications of inequality
A memorial comes down in Montana at the urging of American Indian leaders.
Montana legislature grapples with sexual violence
Montana legislature grapples with sexual violence
After a university scandal, Senate Bill 29 could change how rapes are prosecuted.
Getting over the ‘taboo’ in a gun-rights conversation
Getting over the ‘taboo’ in a gun-rights conversation
In Montana, the gap between gun rights supporters and opponents begins to shrink.
Will the Little Shell tribe finally be recognized?
Will the Little Shell tribe finally be recognized?
The tribe's complex history has slowed federal approval of the tribe. A new rule could change that.
Perseverance pays off for the Rocky Mountain Front
Perseverance pays off for the Rocky Mountain Front
A 37-year crusade ends in new protections
The battle for women’s suffrage continues
The battle for women’s suffrage continues
In Montana, no woman has held federal office since 1916, when Montanans elected their first and only female Congressional representative.
A rock star was my teacher
A rock star was my teacher
Re-encountering a science nut who instilled in me a love of wilderness.
The public-land legacy of Max Baucus
The public-land legacy of Max Baucus
The soon-to-be-retired Montana senator is a staunch protector of public lands
Don't ever forget Cecil Garland
Don't ever forget Cecil Garland
Remembering the quiet activist who fought hard to preserve Montana's 240,000-acre Scapegoat wilderness
Secretly funded Montana sportsmen dive into political fray
Secretly funded Montana sportsmen dive into political fray
The group Montana Hunters and Anglers Action is wielding its cash to help pro-conservation candidates win elections.
Some things deserve to stay the same
Some things deserve to stay the same
A determined coalition of outfitters, ranchers, farmers, community organizers, business owners and outdoor enthusiasts has been working for years to preserve Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front as it is.
Everyone benefits from Indian education
Everyone benefits from Indian education
An innovative Montana program brings Native American culture and history into the state's classrooms.
Rise up swinging
Rise up swinging
Twenty-year-old Duran “Junior” Caferro wants to be a good father, encourage healthcare reform – and knock down whoever comes up against him in the boxing ring.
No backup on the Northern border
No backup on the Northern border
Sheriff Donna Matoon and her 11 overworked deputies patrol Montana's Toole County and keep an eye on the Canadian border.
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