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"M illennials want to stand in the stream holding a fly rod in one hand and a mobile device in the other. There are only two service providers in the state, and neither of them are reaching the rural or tribal communities."

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, at a hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Wireless Broadband and the Future of Spectrum Policy, about Montana's telecommunications needs.
- Durango Herald

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews "The Oregon Trail: An American Journey"


Mountain West Perspectives
Montana's two-year colleges revamp education to meet changing workplace demands


A Look Ahead
June 19-Aug.4: National Geographic, University of Montana offer a free, online course for educators on watershed education

Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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