By KATHLEEN MULROY James Pierson Beckwourth, a former slave, shattered boundaries as an early American mountain man, explorer, scout, fur trader, warrior both for and against… Read More »From Slave to Early American Explorer: James Pierson Beckwourth
It has taken 50 years for Billings psych-rock band The Frantics “Birth” to see the light of day. The world finally has a chance to hear this astonishing and accomplished piece of Rock-n-Roll history with its reissue. One European music critic, Alex Carretero, says the recording is “Probably the greatest lost US psych album ever.”
Elma Brockman’s life had already been filled with adventure when she headed east on a train into Montana from Spokane in 1899. Little did she know that her life would soon take even another turn.
In Montana, old buildings are a part of the state’s history. If we take care of our important old buildings instead of demolishing them, we can pass them down to our children and grandchildren as one way to pass on our heritage. The beautiful Central School in Roundup, Mont., is an example of a building that should be kept and repurposed.