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Reporter’s Notebook

Reporter's Notebook

R.I.P. Tom Petty

A great musical unifier, Petty wrote songs that were beloved by people from all sorts of backgrounds and generations

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Reporter's Notebook

Fishing with Fire

When I catch myself complaining about smoke, I remember my fellow Montanans whose lives have been completely upended

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Reporter's Notebook

Intern(al) Reflections

During my newspaper internship, I had the privilege of seeing Montana's vivaciousness and vigorousness on a daily basis

By Emily Hoeven
Reporter's Notebook

A Month of Firsts

In August, my son has celebrated his first birthday, first trip to the fair, first airplane ride, and first time dunking his entire face in a cake

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Reporter's Notebook

The Front Lines of Fire

Giving thanks to our wildland firefighters, who forsake relaxing summers for a punishing task of unquantifiable importance

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Reporter's Notebook

Communication Breakdown

Two dizzying days of proclamations and retractions further complicate the already difficult fight against aquatic invasive species

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Reporter's Notebook

The Modern West

Leaders like the ones gathered next week speak for a region whose voices must be loud in the absence of sheer numbers

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Reporter's Notebook

Life Cycles

Lose a loved one, gain a new one, and the water welcomes them both

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