Tristan Scott is the Missoulian’s new Flathead Valley reporter.
For a while on Friday afternoon, we wondered if we were watching a burglary.
Out went a fax machine. And a computer. A video camera and a desk and chair. Filing cabinet. Notebooks, pens. And finally, reporter Tristan Scott himself.
It was, in fact, the departure of former [...]
Tristan Scott atop Trapper Peak
I’m very happy to announce that Tristan Scott, the Missoulian’s courts and police reporter since 2005, is moving north to become our reporter in the Flathead Valley – covering Flathead and Lincoln counties, Glacier National Park and beyond.
Tristan came to our newsroom in the summer of 2005 as an intern [...]
This week, our newsroom bids farewell to a treasured longtime reporter, Michael Jamison, who for 15 years has covered Glacier National Park, Flathead and Lincoln counties, and everything in-between for the Missoulian.
Michael has accepted a position with the National Parks Conservation Association, a nonprofit whose mission it is to protect and enhance America’s national parks.
You just never know what you’re going to come across on assignment for the Missoulian.
On Wednesday afternoon, reporter Michael Jamison and photography editor Kurt Wilson were in Glacier National Park, on assignment for an upcoming Territory cover story.
Which is how they found themselves driving through a campground. Which is where they spied “The Smoking Gun,” [...]
The Columbia Falls newspaper took note with Joe Cosley first came to town in March 1910.
Years ago, while writing a story on the annual hike hosted by the superintendents of Glacier and Waterton national parks, I camped overnight at Elizabeth Lake.
It was, truly, the most beautiful backcountry lake I have ever visited, surrounded by [...]
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 [...]
Photograph by KURT WILSON/Missoulian
I sure am enjoying the monthly Sunday Territory features by Michael Jamison and Kurt Wilson, celebrating Glacier National Park on its centennial year.
This Sunday’s installment is one of the loveliest.
It is a tribute to the artists who have helped share – and in the process, protect – Glacier’s great beauty over [...]
This mama wolverine, known to researchers as F4, is hunting ground squirrels along Glacier National Park’s Highline Trail. She’ll take them back to her two kits, waiting at a rendezvous site some four miles away. Photograph by BILL GARWOOD
And the Missoulian just keeps getting wilder!
Coming Thursday to the Outdoors section of the Missoulian, we’ll [...]
George Bird Grinnell was captivated by the Glacier area and did more than any other single person to promote its designation as a national park. Photo courtesy of Glacier National Park Archives
Glacier National Park officially celebrates its 100th birthday on Tuesday, and we’re planning lots of special coverage starting in this Sunday’s Missoulian.
Coming to [...]