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At the beginning of this semester, the Editorial Board published a racial equity action plan moving forward as a newsroom. One of our top goals was to conduct a diversity audit examining the race and gender breakdowns of sources we use in our stories. The results of this source audit are mea…

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Ever since the release of the trailer for the latest adaptation of Frank Herbert’s “Dune,” I have been waiting to indulge in Timothée Chalamet’s talent (but mostly his beautiful chin). So I was devastated, to say the least, when the release date was back a year due to COVID-19.

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If there’s anything that Montanans hate more than non-pine trees or consistent weather, it’s being told what to do. As a born and raised Montanan, I believe that people have the right to do whatever they want to do as long as it doesn’t negatively impact others. Who cares what people do in t…

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It can be hard to mentally prepare yourself to miss something you love, especially when the idea of it vanishing into the ether never crossed your mind. But Halloween, like every other fun thing this year, is a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Here’s your friendly reminder that if you are voting absentee or by mail this election, you need to mail that bad boy out a week before Election Day. That’s next Tuesday, Oct. 27, for anyone keeping track. And if you are voting in Missoula, you can also vote in person at the election office,…

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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Montana has plummeted into the worst economic recession since World War II. A recent analysis conducted by Montana's Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) projects that the state will experience a 7.3 percent decline in employment in 2020. …

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My grandfather made his living by the health of maintenance of our public lands. From early years in the U.S. Forest Service, to a working career at the Frenchtown mill, and twilight years caring for our state parks at Lake Mary Ronan and Middle Thompson Lake, our forests, lakes, and rivers …