Eighth-grader Claire Hinther reacts to winning the Missoula County Spelling Bee at Hellgate Elementary. Hinther competes in the state spelling bee in Billings Saturday. Photo by TOM BAUER/Missoulian
One of the many pleasures of being editor of the Missoulian is taking part, in a small way, in the Missoula County Spelling Bee each year. Several [...]
The Missoulian is compiling a list of summer camps – both day camps and residential – planned in western Montana this summer.
If you own or manage a camp and want to be included in the listing, please send the name of the camp, dates, a brief description of the camp, price, how to apply or [...]
Three more journalists have been reported missing in Libya today, an increasingly hostile place for reporters and photographers trying to bring news of what is actually happening in that country to the outside world.
Here is the latest information from the Associated Press:
Two journalists working for a French news agency and a photographer traveling [...]
Photograph by TOM BAUER/Missoulian
A shout-out this morning to longtime Missoulian photographer Tom Bauer for his excellent photograph of a Missoula firefighter resuscitating a kitten trapped in a burning house earlier this week.
I’ve said here before how much I appreciate and admire the incredibly talented photographers on our staff at the Missoulian. Their work is [...]
One of my favorite features of national Sunshine Week is the effort by cartoonists to highlight the many threats to America’s free press and public access. Today, MissoulaEditor.com brings you two of those political cartoons – as a reminder that our freedoms require vigilance and support. All of us here at the Missoulian work diligently [...]
This isn’t the kind of news I want to hear on “Sunshine Week,” as we celebrate this nation’s guarantee of a free press and our individual and collective rights to public access:
A senior federal employee was illegally demoted after she quietly complained that political appointees within the Department of Homeland Security were blocking journalists’ requests [...]
Troubling news this afternoon from Libya: Four journalists for the New York Times were reported missing today – the latest in an increasing number of attacks on journalists covering the recent uprisings in Egypt and Libya.
Here is the initial Associated Press story:
NEW YORK (AP) — Four New York Times journalists covering the fighting in Libya [...]