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Need an idea for all that snow piled in your yard? Local artist Andy Watson took the time to create this wonderful sculpture of a buffalo cow trying to protect its young from a grizzly bear.  One dead calf is laying in front of her while another runs behind her.

The model year 1950 marked the first of the “modern hardtops” for the Dodge marque. I say modern because there are mentions of “hardtops” in cars from the early 1900s, but they bear no resemblance to the later models which surfaced in showrooms from 1949 into the early 1970s.

On June 16, 1805, Captain Clark of the Corps of Discovery – with an extremely ill Sacajawea accompanying him – halted below the confluence of Belt Creek and the Missouri River (“portage creek,” to the Corps), setting up what would become the base camp for their month-long assault around the …

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Editor’s Note: In September 2013, University of Montana geography faculty member Rick Graetz and Kayde Kaiser, a geography graduate student, launched the “This Is Montana” program as an outreach effort that is delivered to an estimated 80-plus high schools and newspapers. Articles penned by …