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    Take a look at the history behind Montana's statehouse, the Montana State Capitol, from its original (and abandoned) design, to its status today as one of the state's iconic symbols.

      Just a few years before Billings became the "Magic City," another town served as the area's commercial hub. Coulson was a riverboat town that sat right next to the Yellowstone River near what is today Coulson Park.

        Fifty years ago, much of old Helena south of Sixth Avenue was leveled in an effort to reinvigorate the downtown. People who remember urban renewal often start by talking of the Marlow, the old movie theater that was demolished so Broadway could connect to Park. Tony Henfrey starts instead wi…

        This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. As we celebrate this milestone for equality in our country, we remember the courage and persistence of Montana’s women in their determination to give women the ballot.

        Montana has had higher education opportunities since before it became a state. Some institutions have seen thousands of students graduate over the years, while some just aren't what they used to be. Check out some Montana colleges that won't be appearing on any more diplomas...at least, not …

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        Among Helena’s most notable events are the great earthquakes that occurred on Oct. 18 and Oct. 31 of 1935. Those who grew up in Helena know the story well and some even remember the logistics of where they were, what they experienced, and how the Helena community came together in the afterma…

        In late July of 1978, while Norman MacLean was doing research for his book "Young Men and Fire," he organized a trip to Mann Gulch with Bob Sallee and Walter Rumsey, the only remaining survivors of the Mann Gulch fire at the time. It was to be the first time the survivors would revisit the s…

        On Aug. 6, 1949, the U.S. Forest Service sent a recovery mission to the site of the Mann Gulch fire after tragedy struck the smokejumpers the day before. On that recovery crew was smokejumper Richard "Dick" Wilson, who carried a small film camera in the collar of his jumpsuit and captured so…

        Most historians might argue that we have a duty to remember the sacrifice, determination and courage of those who undertook particularly daring, potentially dangerous and unusually heroic acts for which a high price was often paid. This summer two anniversaries of particular note come into j…

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