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Video - We move to our own rhythm. Find your sense of place here in Missoula.:


https://www.facebook.com/visit.missoula/videos/10156545332744110/ *** Nestled in the mountains of Western Montana is a small city of big opportunity. It is a place where tip-the-hat Western culture ...


Survey: People think Native Americans don't exist/aren't discriminated against:


Where are Native Americans? For many Americans, tribes are relegated to history books. A recent survey found 40 percent of respondents didn't think Native Americans still exist. Kristen Inbody, ...


How do you want Bozeman to grow? City leaders want to hear from community:


A couple of weeks ago, Bozeman's Planning Board asked the commission to ask for direction updating the city's growth policy. Now the board is asking for input from the community. Bozeman's Growth Policy, ...


One chart that shows how much worse income inequality is in America than Europe:


The income share of the poorest half of Americans is declining while the richest have grabbed more. In Europe, it's not happening. By Emily Stewart https://www.vox.com/2018/7/29/17627134/income-inequality-chart Many ...


"Cars And Coffee" - 8/4 - Missoula:


A good friend of mine has organized a "cars and coffee" style meet here in Missoula, aimed specifically at sports cars. He has a Lotus Elan, an early 911, and an Alfa Spider. He's a lover of all ...


Missoula the Most 'Unequal' County in Montana?:


Given the liberal utopia that is Missoula, this might come as quite the shock to some of you in the garden city: Missoula County is the most "unequal" county in the state https://www.epi.org/multimedia/unequal-states-of-america/#/Montana ...


The Man Showing the Country What Makes Cities Work:




Missoula updates historic preservation ordinance:


"Most cities that we think of as destination cities ... are the ones that preserve their history and historic buildings," Upton said. "I think Missoula needs to do more of this." EVE BYRON eve.byron@missoulian.com ...


'Tell Us Something' - Calling all storytellers: Live storytelling series coming to Butte:


If you've held a job or have worked hard as a parent, teacher, miner, or anything else, then you might be a storyteller. That's because the Missoula-based storytelling series Tell Us Something https://www.tellussomething.org/ ...


Can community design take the loneliness and angst out of aging?:


In late 2017, Montana legislators voted to substantially cut funding for mental health care, in response to a budget shortfall. In the wake of the budget cuts, a group of Montana newsrooms, in collaboration ...


Missoula earns national accolades for its 'arts vibrancy':


Missoula picked up another accolade for its commitment to the arts Wednesday, this time from Southern Methodist University's Center for Arts Research. In its fourth annual Arts Vibrancy Index, Missoula ...


City leaders question what's next for Bozeman's future:


Where should Bozeman's boundaries stop and what needs to happen within those lines for people to have a chance to live there? Those are some of the questions the city's leaders asked this week as they ...


What drives me:


This is an essay on motivation. On drive. On purpose. On being an immigrant. It also happens to be the monthly assignment of a writing collective I belong to called the Western Writers League. The ...


Tell Us Something July Newsletter - A summer of stories:


The garlic scapes are here, the raspberries are poppin' and the skies are blue. And Tell Us Something has a lot of news to report. Let's get to it. We had a record June crowd this year with ...


Before we reinvent the economy, we must reinvent ourselves:




The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy and the End of Opportunity For Everyone Else:


The meritocratic class has mastered the old trick of consolidating wealth and passing privilege along at the expense of other people's children. The class divide is already toxic, and is fast ...


Helena mayor to Billings crowd: Know differences between refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers:


To get closer to the truth about immigration and refugees, Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins suggested starting with definitions. "No immigrant goes through the kind of vetting process that refugees go through. ...


Missoula Fly-In Looking for volunteers on June 15-16th:


Hundreds of aircraft, pilots and visitors will flock to Missoula for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In scheduled on June 15-16th. If you are interested in seeing the event ...


Tell Us Something - "Risk" - 6/13 - Missoula, Montana:


Tell Us Something https://www.tellussomething.org/ brings live storytelling back to The Wilma on June 13, 2018. Eight storytellers share their true personal story without notes on the theme ...


Missoula Children Map Town In Poems And Images - 6/4 - Missoula:


On June 4, 2018, the Missoula Writing Collaborative will unveil the Missoula Children's Poetry Map, a digital map of the town that features more than 500 poems written by fourth-grade students about ...


Helena heating up with return of Alive at 5 summer concert series every Wed starting June 6:


Along with the return of longer days and warmer evenings comes a Helena favorite: Alive at Five. The free outdoor concert series is back for the season, starting on June 6 at Women's Park and continuing ...


Missoula's Beloved Out to Lunch & Downtown ToNight Summer Series Launch 13-Week Season June 6 & 7:


For the 33rd consecutive year, the Missoula Downtown Association (MDA) has developed a vibrant and robust Out to Lunch Summer Series to commence on Wednesday, June 6. The MDA is also launching the ...


THREE New Grant Opportunities:




What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities:


Amid widening gaps in politics and demographics, Americans in urban, suburban and rural areas share many aspects of community life By Kim Parker, Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Anna Brown, Richard Fry, ...


Using 'Radical Playfulness' to Bring Communities Together:


Firestarter Ashley Hanson and her cohorts use town-square theater, karaoke, bonfires and musicals to bring communities together and address civic problems. They find the process is cathartic By ...


Missoula leaders look for further input on citizen survey at event tonight 5/22. :


Missoula leaders are hoping to hear more detailed public input as they sponsor a special open house this week, following up on a survey which showed people want the city to pay more attention to its streets. The ...


Helena moves toward creating downtown Urban Renewal District:




Preservation and Innovation on Kalispell, Montana's Main Street:




Beautify Butte, Montana a proud Mining City tradition, gets going again:


Charles Hauswirth, the beloved four-term mayor who helped Butte weather the Great Depression, announced in his self-published journal The Eye Opener ("Not a Cocktail, but a Stimulant," the paper's flag ...

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