Coila Evans

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Roundup artist finishes portrait of ‘Angel of Downtown’

When I wrote a few days ago about the passing of Dwight Raup, I mentioned that Coila Evans, an artist in Roundup, was working on a portrait of Dwight. Her finished project is at left, and here’s a tribute to Dwight, whom she called “the Angel of Downtown,” that Coila posted on her Facebook page:

“I always looked for and looked forward to seeing Dwight when I went downtown… I find myself still looking forward to seeing him every day in the studio. I have been finding myself mesmerized by the kindness and knowing look in his eyes, and haunted by the dark lines and deep colourful creases I never seemed to notice as much in life. “It makes me wonder if I just see people the way I want to see them … Continue Reading →

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On the road to Roundup, a new restaurant with a flair


Let’s say you live in Billings and you’re in the mood for some substantial food that is also imaginative, even a little edgy. And maybe you’d like to wash it down with some fun cocktails containing ingredients you’d never thought to mix with booze. Where to go? How about 30 miles north of Billings on Highway 87, to a roadside tavern on the outskirts of hell-and-gone? (more…) Continue Reading →

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