Montana State University Billings Foundation
When English professor Sue Hart arrived on the Eastern Montana College of Education campus back in 1961, the English Department was housed in a World War II barracks north of McMullen Hall and she taught classes that fall in the basement.
Raghavan Iyer is so descriptive when he talks about cooking, you can almost smell the spices over the phone.
Inn business. Montana innkeepers posted the highest occupancy rates in the nation during June and July, keeping 84 percent of their rooms full. Higher lodging demand indicates a strong tourism year for the state. Bakken oil traffic helped, too.
Jordan LeClair, 19, is paying her own way through college.
Ups and Downs gives a quick take on news of the week.
David Maplethorpe has been involved with the Montana State University Billings Foundation Wine & Food Festival since becoming chef at The Rex Restaurant in 1994. He selected five other Montana chefs to participate in the weeklong event’s Monday opener, the “Guest Chef Dinner: Over The Top.”
Six chefs who will collaborate for the “Guest Chef Dinner: Over The Top” gather at the Rex on Montana Avenue. They are, from left: David Maplethorpe, the Rex; Mike Gallaghan, Food Services of America; Cynthia Ware, the Copper Colander; Marcella Tatarka, Beyond Basil: Eric Trager, Carbon Coun…