1. Butte, America and Dublin Gulch

    Dublin Gulch is a well loved Butte band that plays Celtic/folk style songs about their home, Butte, America. Last summer I was able to get to the Folk Festival in Butte, and it was a delightful experience. Here's a lilting dance tune from Dublin Gulch about the Columbia Gardens.
  2. Elephant Runs Amok After Escaping Circus for Third Time

    By Robyn White An elephant recently surprised those on a Montana road after running away from a nearby circus. It has now come to light that it is the third time this female pachyderm has fled its circumstances. Viola escaped from the Jordan World Circus on April 16 and proceeded t
  3. Killer avalanche hot spot in Idaho reveals forecasting gaps

    By Rachel Cohen This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. This story was produced in partnership with Boise State Public Radio . In 2019, a snowmobiler climbed a steep, south-facing slope in the backcountry n
  4. National Poetry Month

    Richard Hugo (1923 - 1982) is the second of 5 poets I want to share during #Nationalpoetrymonth . Hugo is best known for his vivid descriptions of places in Montana and the Pacific Northwest. I remember him sweating, out of breath, and passionately animated as he read his poems to
  5. Irishwomen who fled the Great Famine became the backbone of the Massachusetts textile industry

    By Alana Loftus Thousands of people from Beara Peninsula in Co Cork left for the US during the Great Famine. Many of the Irishwomen who left alone came together to Fall River in Massachusetts , where they established themselves as working women in textiles factories. Fall River was
  6. M & M cafe #Butte Montana #PostPlaces