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Are resource and recreation two co-habitable industries?
Are resource and recreation two co-habitable industries? Northwestern Energy is partnering with the Missouri-Madison River Fund announcing nine public recreation improvement projects by grant and matching funds by the River Fund Trust and NorthWestern Energy. Guest is Kim McMahon with
Fires, Weak Timber Supply Put RY Timber Down for the Count
It is a combination of bad luck, and bad forest policy – but family-owned RY Timber in Livingston will close down after their recent fires, putting 70 people onto the unemployment line. The company’s Townsend mill was shuttered in 2020
Rebuke the Republican Out of Racicot
The Montana Republican Party Executive Board approved and published a resolution rebuking former Montana Governor Marc Racicot after his decision to formally endorse and support Democrat candidates over Republicans in recent elections. MT GOP Vice Chair, Representative Lola Sheldon-Galloway, who
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival – 20th Annual!
From Cowboy Poets, to African cowboys singers looking to make it big in Texas, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival can take you around the world and back in 140 films, or less. Now in it’s 20th year. Click on
Red Tape Relief w/ Lt. Governor Kristen Juras
Can government work better for us? Yes, there’s a lot of ways government can work better, one of them is through the reduction of so-called red tape. After two years of researching and questioning the stakeholders, Montana’s Lt. Governor Kristen
The Closure of the Sidney Sugars Processing Plant
Is the upcoming closure of the Sidney Sugars processing plant a sign of an era coming to an end for the sugar industry in the region? Prairie County Commissioner Dennis Teske, a former sugar beet grower and board member of
Addressing Emergency Mental Healthcare Gaps in Montana
According to the Montana Hospital Association, fifty individuals seek urgent psychiatric care in Montana emergency rooms every day. Unfortunately, very few hospitals, regardless of size, can provide the appropriate level of care. As a result, Montanans in crisis are either
Reframing Rural and Farm Succession Planning
What does it mean to be “rural”? We examine rural narratives and storytelling with www.reframingrural.org podcast host Megan Torgerson. Torgerson is in her third year of hosting podcasts examining rural people and issues. On a recent podcast, Torgerson incorporated her
Pete Tolton, director of the feature-length documentary “Return”
Pete Tolton, director of the feature-length documentary Return, joins us to discuss this Montana-made feature that follows a special forces veteran’s journey back to Vietnam for the first time since the war. The film, which has been nominated for the
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