Montana

Reviving traditional Apsáalooke water sources
Reviving traditional Apsáalooke water sources
Tribal scientists and community members are testing wells, solving plumbing problems and delivering clean water to their neighbors.
Film: Living water
The Apsáalooke community works to protect and revitalize the Little Bighorn River in Montana.
Development threatens one of Montana’s ‘blue-ribbon’ trout rivers
Development threatens one of Montana’s ‘blue-ribbon’ trout rivers
Noxious algae is choking the very watershed that’s drawing people to develop property there.
Crowds swarm the public lands
Crowds swarm the public lands
Land managers and gateway communities struggle to keep up.
Native students fight to wear traditional regalia at graduation
Native students fight to wear traditional regalia at graduation
‘They took my sealskin cap, Mom.’
How to live with fire
How to live with fire
Wildfire needs new narratives. The podcast ‘Fireline’ is a start.
Bringing wild bison and an endangered ecosystem back
Bringing wild bison and an endangered ecosystem back
A cross-border effort aims to return herds to the Great Plains and restore biodiversity and the land.
Impossible markets; Schroederisms; Western advice
Impossible markets; Schroederisms; Western advice
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The fight for racial justice in Montana, one year out
The fight for racial justice in Montana, one year out
From Havre to Bozeman, the push for equity persists.
Tribes unveil landmark missing and murdered Indigenous person response
Tribes unveil landmark missing and murdered Indigenous person response
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes worked with federal agencies to complete a first of its kind plan to address the crisis.
A rescue mule, bizarre humans and alarming politicians
A rescue mule, bizarre humans and alarming politicians
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The essential — and dangerous — work prisoners do
The essential — and dangerous — work prisoners do
Incarcerated people respond to pandemics, wildfires, avian flu outbreaks, mudslides and more.
Montana counties band together to reinvigorate passenger rail
Montana counties band together to reinvigorate passenger rail
The newly formed Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority aims to connect a rural and divided state.
Montana trans, two spirit and non-binary activists fight anti-trans legislation
Montana trans, two spirit and non-binary activists fight anti-trans legislation
Their advocacy network is striving for a more equitable state while building power across issue lines.
Who should pay for conservation?
Who should pay for conservation?
Traditional sources of funding are dwindling, and some believe park visitors should step up.
Tired and inspired; wild new world; signs everywhere
Tired and inspired; wild new world; signs everywhere
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Honoring Montana’s first Black librarian
Honoring Montana’s first Black librarian
Carrying on the legacy of Alma Smith Jacobs requires representation and education.
Bozeman’s sole multicultural enclave faces evictions amid a housing crisis
Bozeman’s sole multicultural enclave faces evictions amid a housing crisis
For some residents, the displacement signals the loss of affordable housing — and the only diverse neighborhood in the Montana city.
Multipurpose microbes; therapeutic cows; a liberal’s passing
Multipurpose microbes; therapeutic cows; a liberal’s passing
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Reclaiming the National Bison Range
Reclaiming the National Bison Range
After decades of battling misinformation, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes recover their lands and the herd.
The lessons on storytelling that William Kittredge taught
The lessons on storytelling that William Kittredge taught
The beloved teacher and writer was preoccupied with the particular.
A crude virus: How ‘man camps’ can cause a COVID surge
A crude virus: How ‘man camps’ can cause a COVID surge
The Keystone XL Pipeline threatens to spread more than just oil through Indigenous communities.
Offensive Montanans; a stubborn turkey; landlubber remembrance
Offensive Montanans; a stubborn turkey; landlubber remembrance
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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