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Guest opinion: C.M. Russell legacy lives on in his adopted state

Guest opinion: C.M. Russell legacy lives on in his adopted state

The buffalo bull’s head crafted by cowboy artist Charlie Russell is a Montana symbol that has become more visible this year with the sesquicentennial of Russell’s birth. He would have been 150 on March 19.

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The Visible Vault celebrates the art of telling stories

The Visible Vault celebrates the art of telling stories

The Yellowstone Art Museum staff refers to its Visible Vault as the community’s “treasure house.”

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Century-old family business in Jordan hitting auction block

Century-old family business in Jordan hitting auction block

ORDAN — A nearly century-old family business in Jordan goes on the auction block Saturday when Jeannie and Dale Fellman will sell everything but the history of what his granddad started.

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Stevensville man's story inspired Charlie Russell painting

Stevensville man's story inspired Charlie Russell painting

STEVENSVILLE – To the day he died, Elton Brechbill never did put a drop of anything extra in his coffee.

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Red Lodge author resurrects the frontier

Red Lodge author resurrects the frontier

Every desolate piece of land we see from the interstate, every city block from original downtown Billings, every highway and ghost town across the state withholds a remarkable secret past. In his book "Stories from Montana’s Enduring Frontier: Exploring an Untamed Legacy," John Clayton resus…

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House will host party to mark 100 years

House will host party to mark 100 years

HELENA — The Montana House of Representatives on Tuesday will celebrate its 100th anniversary of the first legislative session held in the chambers in the west wing of the Capitol.

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Book brings out the seedier side of Montana's formative years

Book brings out the seedier side of Montana's formative years

The Western frontier was a tough place for anyone to make a living, and more so for a woman on her own. Some women turned — by choice — to the most reliable source of income they could find in the world's oldest profession. These are the women profiled in Lael Morgan's "Wanton West: Madams, …

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Guest opinion: Russell refuge can give bison a place to roam

Guest opinion: Russell refuge can give bison a place to roam

Some legislators last year introduced several bills hostile to the future of wild bison. Some tried to keep this animal completely off public lands. Others would classify wild bison and even elk as livestock. Thankfully, most of these restrictive and selfish bills died, suffered defeat or we…

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Book illuminates Russell and his lore

Book illuminates Russell and his lore

Hundreds of books have been written on the premier Western artist Charles M. Russell, but a new book by Stevensville author Jane Lambert has a different twist.

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Weekly Webb: Painting what’s already lost to memory

Weekly Webb: Painting what’s already lost to memory

I too often gloss over a phrase like “fourth-generation Montanan,” even though technically that’s what my teenage daughters are.

December 23, 2011 12:10 am Photos

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New museum in Martinsdale preserves Bair family legacy

New museum in Martinsdale preserves Bair family legacy

A museum built by court order opens Wednesday, testing the notion that if you build it, people will come.

June 07, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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The Charlie Russell Chew Choo

The Charlie Russell Chew Choo

Charlie Russell Chew Choo

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Civil War-era swords, Monet painting up at the YAM

Civil War-era swords, Monet painting up at the YAM

A new Yellowstone Art Museum exhibit, "Splash of Paint, Flash of Steel," combines Civil War swords with Charlie Russell paintings and a work by master Impressionist Claude Monet.

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Eclectic Americana collection to be sold

Eclectic Americana collection to be sold

It’s an amazing collection — sprinkled with works by Western artists Charlie Russell and Frederick Remington. Items in the auction catalogue include antique guns and original photographs. There’s a first edition of Mark Twain’s “Huckleberry Finn” and a book from Lt. Col. George A. Custer’s p…

October 29, 2010 11:20 pm Photos

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Construction under way on Bair art building in Martinsdale

GREAT FALLS - Construction has begun on a $3 million art building that will house the most prized pieces of the Bair Family Museum's collection.

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Oklahoma museum buys C.M. Russell collection

GREAT FALLS - An Oklahoma museum now owns the most comprehensive collection of items made, used or owned by renowned western artist Charlie Russell.

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