Congratulations to our colleagues at Montana Public Radio, who raised a record $591,000 during their spring fundraising drive – which ended Sunday with the ever-popular, ever-rambunctious “Pet Wars.” (My church always donates money in honor of our mostly legendary “church mouse.”)
Here’s the good news, as provided by Montana Public Radio and the University of Montana:
Our friends at Montana Public Radio have come up with a great way to help themselves while also helping our neighbors in need.
This coming week, starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday, KUFM will launch a three-day, on-air membership drive – with a twist.
Rather than the thousands of “premiums” offered donors during the radio station’s spring fundraiser, [...]
It’s one of the curiosities of the media: the fundraising that helps pay the bills at public radio stations.
Kind of makes me wonder if we should have a bake sale to pay for the next few truckloads of ink down here at the newspaper!
But while I’m dreaming up fundraisers – art auctions? book sales? – [...]
One night a few years back, after falling asleep while watching TV, I woke to see one of my daughter’s childhood friends reading the news on MontanaPBS.
It took a few minutes to wake up enough to realize that professional newscaster was indeed the same little girl who I once put in timeout when she shoved [...]
Granite Park Chalet. Photograph by KURT WILSON/Missoulian
The first time I read Jack Olsen’s “Night of the Grizzlies,” I was spending the night at Granite Park Chalet.
By the time, long after dark, that I finished reading the story – sitting at a table in the big dining room – I was almost too scared to [...]