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Chamber Spotlight Action Print

This week Cathy is joined by Steve Davison of Action Print.

Secrets of the State Capitol

(HELENA) Montana's State Capitol is 115 years old, and over the course of more than a century some things have changed.  As the Capitol stands now, it is the closest that it has ever...

The History of Ghost Signs Around Helena

https://youtu.be/fux8LrDKjew Helena, MT  - If you're walking in downtown Helena or driving down Broadway, you'll notice signs on buildings advertising local businesses. "People had to figure out a way to advertise their wares and businesses." Said...

Big Sky Chronicles: Smith Mine Artifact

https://youtu.be/NVkNzVQbgHk MTN News- "They knew they were going to pass and their last thoughts were of their family." Said Montana Historical Society Reference Historian, Zoe Stoltz A rough wooden plank rests under a protective cover at the...

Big Sky Chronicles: A look at Montana’s most colorful territorial governor

HELENA - Montana’s Big Sky Country is home to many larger than life personalities…men and women who, mostly for better, but sometimes for worse, have helped shape our history. One of the most colorful and...

Montana Made: Butte program helps new businesses with manufacturing assistance

BUTTE - In what looks like a college lab (it actually is) at the Montana Tech campus in Butte is the most unusual manufacturing business in Montana. This is the home of CAMP, the Center...

Class ACT: Dancer Maddy

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2d2wuk44CA&feature=youtu.be (MTN News-HELENA)  Participating in sports outside of school can be challenging with a large time commitment.  In this week's Class Act, MTN's Mikenzie Frost brings us a story of a dancer who says all...

Big Sky Chronicles: 6th Graders Tour Helena’s Capitol

(MTN News-Helena) 6th graders from CR Anderson got to travel back in time to learn how Montanan's chose it's capital city as Helena. "Feeling like we were back in time, back to the 1800's was...

Big Sky Chronicles: Carroll College’s Observatory

(Helena)  Living in a town with a rich heritage like the Queen City of Helena means we can walk right past history and not even know it. MTN's Dennis Carlson found just such an example...

Snow storm of epic proportions is a skier’s dream

TETON PASS RESORT - A tremendous snowstorm continues to hit big sky country, and some snow reports show totals over five and a half feet deep. In this week's Weather-Wise, Storm Hunter and Chief Meteorologist Curtis...

Students learn about Kestrel Falcons at Montana Wild

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) Wildlife experts say the population of Kestrel Falcons are in decline in Montana and the Rocky Mountain west. The nest boxes built by students are part of an...

Chamber Spotlight Comfort Suites

This week Cathy is joined by George Powell of Comfort Suites in Helena.

Class Act: Premiere Dance Company vists Shodair Children’s Hospital

(MTN News-HELENA) Kids at Shodair Children's Hospital in Helena were treated to quite the historical performance on Wednesday morning. Dozens of girls with the Premiere Dance Company performed, “Dancing through the Decades,” combining history and...

Big Sky Chronicles: The Frenchwoman’s Road

HELENA - The road west out of Helena climbs to just over 6,300 feet and reaches what is now known as MacDonald Pass. But the first road to bring travelers into and out of the...

Lights. Camera. Action. Stepping Into the Life of a Photographer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzjpPrQzEvo   MTN News- With a couple of clicks with Linda Fiardilisa's camera, snow falls on the lime Kilns just South of Helena, but it was not the historic Kilns that brought this New Yorker to...

Class Act: Revamped Shodair Children’s Hospital garden aims to help heal

HELENA- Shodair Children's Hospital is hoping to tap the healing power of nature to help the children they treat. A newly renovated garden features different foods like squash, grapes and flowering plants like sunflowers. The...

Montana native to be inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Montana native Jeff Ament, with his band Pearl Jam, have been named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017. Ament, who grew up in Big Sandy, is a founding member of...

Carroll College Receives Grant To Start Summer Camp

HELENA- Carroll College receives a 355,000 grant to create a new summer camp for 10th and 11th graders. In this week's Class Act, we hear from the Director of the Theology Department about how the...

Lifestyles: 22,000 And Counting In Used Book Store

https://youtu.be/jjOkOjk2_Ug "Rough guesstimate right now is 22,000." And with those 22 thousand books stacked all around the store it's quite easy to lose the owner amongst all of his novels. "I said it would make a great...

Big Sky Chronicles: Annual Indian Taco and Fry Bread Sale

HELENA - The lawn at Montana's Historical Society is being transformed every Monday in July, as the Last Chance Community Powwow holds its annual Indian taco and fry bread sale. The event also included drumming...

Big Sky Chronicles: Preserving Montana’s Korean War veterans’ stories

HELENA - This July marks 64 years since the end of the Korean War.  Of the Montanans who served, 138 did not come home. The stories of some of those who did, now reside in...

Green Corps Program helps students with disabilities get work experience

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The Montana Independent Living Project's "Green Corps" is helping students with disabilities get work experience. On Monday students worked on gardening and landscaping at the Great Northern Town...

Montana names 2017 “Teacher of the Year”

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The Montana Professional Teaching Foundation named Kelly Elder the state's top educator. He is a social studies teacher at C.R. Anderson Middle School. Elder was one of three...

19TH Century Montana Cuisine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz7_ujbA_0A&feature=youtu.be MTN News- If you thought about Frontier Montana at the peak of the Gold Rush, you would consider the table fare as rather hearty.  Wild game, certainly, along with other substantial stables, but in...