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Gazette opinion: Zinke flunks political courage test

Gazette opinion: Zinke flunks political courage test

The major party candidates for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to get elected. Much more is being spent on their behalf by PACs and parties. All of that money goes to carefully presenting the candidate as he wants to be seen in ads, news releases …

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West students find surprises in Billings' hate crime history

West students find surprises in Billings' hate crime history

Beau Linnell, a junior at West High, didn’t realize just how much he’d learn about hate crimes in Billings when he started a class project earlier this year looking at the impact of the town’s stand against such crimes 20 years ago.

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Montana PBS producer Ben Skudlarek

Montana PBS producer Ben Skudlarek

Montana PBS producer Ben Skudlarek teaches students how to operate a video camera during a class at the Billings Public Library.

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Chris Seifert, director of educational services for Montana PBS

Chris Seifert, director of educational services for Montana PBS

Montana PBS’ Chris Seifert works with students during a brainstorming session at the Western Heritage Center.

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Montana PBS Outreach Coordinator Chris Seifert

Montana PBS Outreach Coordinator Chris Seifert

Chris Seifert, director of educational services for Montana PBS, teaches students how to conduct an interview during a class at the Billings Public Library. The students will interview people involved in the Not In Our Town movement.

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West students creating multimedia project on combating hate crimes

West students creating multimedia project on combating hate crimes

None of them was born yet when it happened, but a group of West High students will play an important role in the celebration of a historic stand against hate crimes in Billings 20 years ago.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Community Storytelling Partnership logo

Community Storytelling Partnership logo

The Community Storytelling Partnership is a collaboration among the Western Heritage Center, Montana PBS, Billings Public Schools and the Billings Public Library.

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Skyview choir featured in Montana PBS program to air Monday

Skyview choir featured in Montana PBS program to air Monday

The Skyview High School Choir, under the direction of Amy Logan, joins the internationally renowned composer-conductor Tim Janis for Montana PBS’ annual “Celebrate America Montana” special.

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'Fort Peck Dam' documentary screenings coming up

MontanaPBS is presenting three free screenings of the made-in-Montana documentary “Fort Peck Dam.” It will also be shown on June 24 at 7 p.m. on Montana PBS.

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Documentary about Fort Peck Dam construction comes to public television

Documentary about Fort Peck Dam construction comes to public television

Telling the story in one hour of the herculean effort it took to redirect the longest river in the U.S. and construct the Fort Peck Dam was a challenge for filmmaker Scott Sterling.

May 25, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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"Fort Peck Dam" -- Wheeler, Mont.

"Fort Peck Dam" -- Wheeler, Mont.

Beer signs line a street in the east side business district of Wheeler, one of the boomtowns that cropped up during construction of Fort Peck Dam. But it wasn’t all rough and rowdy, as the documentary on Montana PBS reveals.

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Fort Peck Dam -- rest

Fort Peck Dam -- rest

A worker from the Fort Peck Dam construction project takes a break in a photo from the 1930s.

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Fort Peck Dam -- dredge cutting head

Fort Peck Dam -- dredge cutting head

Workers service the cutting head on one of four massive dredges during construction of the Fort Peck Dam, a six-year-long Public Works Administration project that brought a badly needed economic boost to Montana during the Great Depression.

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Fort Peck Dam -- powerhouses

Fort Peck Dam -- powerhouses

The powerhouses at Fort Peck Dam bring an industrial dominance to the prairie landscape in Valley County, Montana, in a photograph by Scott Sterling. The dam is the subject of a documentary airing on Montana PBS.

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Fort Peck Dam -- before the slide

Fort Peck Dam -- before the slide

The Fort Peck Dam is shown near completion in a 1938 photograph, but just days later a landslide took out part of the dam, killing seven workers at the site and creating a near panic in camps below.

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"Fort Peck Dam" graphic

"Fort Peck Dam" graphic

'Fort Peck Dam' is showing tonight at the Babcock Theatre.

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PBS show documents building of Fort Peck Dam

PBS show documents building of Fort Peck Dam

Compiled from thousands of archival photographs and hours of film mixed with modern footage, a new historical documentary titled “Fort Peck Dam” will be broadcast on Monday at 8 p.m. on MontanaPBS and will repeat on May 24 at 7 p.m.

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Local high school choirs featured on PBS Monday

Local high school choirs featured on PBS Monday

It's showtime.

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Weekday Sampler: 5 things to do in Billings this week

Suggestions from the Enjoy Bloggers on events and activities to attend this week:

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Garage to host preview showing of Nauman trio's PBS appearance

Garage to host preview showing of Nauman trio's PBS appearance

The Alex Nauman Organ Trio is closing this season’s run of “11th and Grant” on Montana PBS with a Feb. 23 broadcast.

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