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‘Fishtail’ film captures ranch life during calving season


Two childhood friends have made a movie that quietly, beautifully captures the rhythms of life on a Montana cattle ranch. Andrew Renzi and Tylee Abbott, who were reared in Pennsylvania and now live in New York, will bring clips of their documentary, “Fishtail,” to the annual summer fundraiser for the Stillwater Protective Association this weekend. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lay of the Land: A series of essays on the spirit of Montana

I hope we all don’t brag too much about our October 2014 weather. I have already warned the Fishtail coffee klatch on this, because we might regret it. Instead, in our out-of-state conversations, we should emphasize the depths to which the thermometer drops come winter, and we need to mention how many seasonal jobs we all have to work in order to live here. (more…) Continue Reading →

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