Charles M. Russell

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Prairie Lights: Superfluous history should go on sale


For the Montana Historical Society, there was good news and bad news at the Legislature last week. The bad news was that, for something like the sixth consecutive session, legislators don’t want to allocate any money for a badly needed expansion and renovation of the Helena museum and research center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Book chronicles Montana saddleries—and much more


Thirty-some years ago, Jay C. Lyndes received an unusual package in the mail. The package, with a return address from the Lame Deer Trading Post, was literally oozing with black, oily gunk. Lyndes wondered whether he should even open it. But he’d done some business with the trading post before, and curiosity prevailed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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