Helena Independent Record - Members

Welcome to our first newsletter, exclusively for our members.

We’ll use this space each week to share some of our best work, to take you behind the scenes on our reporting or to give you a head’s up on some coverage you’ll be seeing in the days ahead.

You might notice that we use the term “members.” That means we’re in this together. Whether you live in town, or are reading from afar, we value your investment in us and in our community.

Thanks for supporting local journalism. We look forward to seeing you here every week.

Most loved this week

East Helena man to begin prison sentence after Jan. 2 in Capitol riot case

Joshua Hughes of East Helena, who was sentenced for participating in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, has been ordered to report to the federal Bureau of Prisons after Jan. 2.

Helena woman returning to Ukraine with local videographer

After spending nearly a month offering aid to people in Ukraine, a Helena woman is returning to the war-torn country and taking a local photographer and videographer with her.

Down the rabbit hole

Lewis Carroll wrote Alice in Wonderland in the 1860s.

Meet Max Croes, Helena's own American Outlaw

If you saw a Montana flag during the first match of the World Cup for the United States, then you saw Max Croes, Helena's American Outlaw. 

West Valley volunteer firefighter receives life-saving award

Lisa Bush, a volunteer firefighter with West Valley Fire Rescue, was honored recently with a “Life Saving Award” for helping to save a man.

Local Native artists you can support on Small Business Saturday (and every day)

Small Business Saturday, which encourages people to shop local, this year falls on Nov. 26. Here's a list of local Native artists you can support.







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