Jasmine Mager (center), recent Montana Youth Challenge Academy graduate, stands with grandparents Gil (right) and Miryam Stallknect on the Academy campus.

Photo courtesy of Jasmine Mager

01/19/2019 - 5:00am
Over two thousand eight hundred graduates and their families have met the Montana Youth Challenge Academy “Rise Up” challenge, including one local recent graduate of the program. Initiated in 1993, the National Guard Youth Challenge Program provides...


Fergus senior Jake Clinton and his family celebrate his committing to Carroll College.

Photo by Brandon Glass

01/19/2019 - 5:00am
The Montana High School Association is holding its annual meeting on Monday, Jan. 21 in Butte. As a part of the meeting, the MHSA Executive Board will deliberate on various proposed amendments. It’s important to note that just because an amendment...


Daniel Woods is enjoying his time in Moore School with a diverse set of interests. He has plans to go to college after he graduates.

Photo by Brandon Glass

01/19/2019 - 5:00am
Daniel Woods stands tall as he leads a fellow student and I around Moore school, in search of a place to take photos for this spotlight. He’s dressed in shades of grey – dark grey pants, a medium grey shirt and a light grey unzipped zip-up hoodie....


01/19/2019 - 5:00am
Guest Opinion What do those banners mean anyway? They mean, yes, the past, our heritage, the settlers, the old families who have been here for generations and whose knowledge has been passed down...but they also mean the future. Cowboys are not a...


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