Sunday’s Missoulian is going to be a “lollapalooza,” to borrow one of my favorite words from the annals of the Western Montana Fair.
Years ago, I wrote a story on highlights from a century’s worth of county fairs, and in one of those the Missoulian reporter remarked that the fair had been a “lollapalooza.” I think [...]
Members of the Independence Hall Tea Party PAC, along with other groups, protest outside a Democratic fundraiser attended by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in Philadelphia, Monday, July 19, 2010. The fundraiser was for state Rep. Bryan R. Lentz, the Democratic nominee campaigning Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Tim Bush, All-American, University of Montana
Saturday’s Missoulian brings sad news to our readers’ doorsteps.
Former University of Montana football player Tim Bush was killed Friday in a rockfall at the Galena Mine outside Silverton, Idaho.
We received word Friday afternoon from the publisher of the Shoshone News Press in Kellogg, Idaho. He provided us with information [...]
For many years, I covered the environmental and natural resources beat for the Missoulian. It was the most demanding, most exhilarating job I’ll ever have.
So I was more than a bit interested recently when I saw Grist.org’s appeal for donations to save the latest endangered species: environmental reporters.
The campaign itself is wry and creative, but [...]
I love graduations. College. High school. Kindergarten. You name it. They are just so much fun, and so optimistic.
And so it was this morning at the University of Montana, as 3,000 students because Griz alums in a unique outdoor ceremony on the Oval.
Everything went off without a hitch, and with plenty of smiles and whistles [...]
Sam Person of Lolo School won the Missoula County Spelling Bee, and is one of three top spellers who’ll represent the county at this weekend’s state bee. MICHAEL GALLACHER/Missoulian
They’re down to the last few days of practice, and up to words most of us cannot pronounce, define OR spell correctly.
So it is with sincere [...]
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Rebecca Blumenstein and Mei Fong with the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting.
Jeff Cole was a much-loved, and much-respected, reporter at the Missoulian back when I first wandered into the newsroom. He was a bull dog of a reporter: tough, determined, hardworking and thorough.
We were heartbroken, [...]
During a 2007 appearance at the University of Montana, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts said, “Our profession promotes and protects the rules of law on which our liberties depend.” Photo by MICHAEL GALLACHER/Missoulian
At lunch today, my daughter told me about the Internet uproar created this past week by a classroom full [...]