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Baucus to host ambassadors of Montana's biggest trade partners

Baucus to host ambassadors of Montana's biggest trade partners

Five foreign ambassadors will travel across Montana on a trade promotion tour with U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., next week.

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Montana pig farmers eye Asian trade deal

When Dave Hofer’s piggies go to market, they’re often bound for Japan or China, which is why the Montana Hutterite is closely watching Trans Pacific free trade talks.

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Wyoming woman recounts assault while in Peru

Wyoming woman recounts assault while in Peru

JACKSON — Scrambling across a river embankment, over loose rocks and gravel, Jenny Wolfrom thought she was facing death.

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MSU Billings professor checks out animals in Peru, Kenya

MSU Billings professor checks out animals in Peru, Kenya

Lisa Kemmerer traveled to Africa this spring to research wildlife conservation.

October 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Lisa Kemmerer in Peru

Lisa Kemmerer in Peru

Lisa Kemmerer sits on a horse used to pack in supplies into a Peruvian cabin where she studied yellow-tailed woolly monkeys. The Montana State University Billings associate professor was researching programs students might work on someday.  

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Meredith and Seth Nehring

Meredith and Seth Nehring

Meredith and Seth Nehring's two-day film shoot in Peru involved more than operating a camera. The couple worked side by side with the family they filmed, weeding, feeding the animals and more.

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Filmmaker profile: Seth and Meredith Nehring

Filmmaker profile: Seth and Meredith Nehring

Age: 26 Hometown: Billings Title of film: "The Jimenéz Family" Description of film: While interning with the Institute for Self-Reliant Agriculture (www.tifsra.org) in Peru last summer, Seth and Meredith Nehring followed and filmed this family for two days

September 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Hike to an ancient world

Hike to an ancient world

Muscles aching, nose running and forehead covered in sweat, it’s a matter of forcing both legs to move.

November 13, 2011 12:05 am Photos

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Gallery: Hiking into an ancient world

Gallery: Hiking into an ancient world

View photos from Chelsea Krotzer's trip to Peru.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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World map

World map

Cass Staton spent two years in Peru with her husband, Wes, as volunteers with the Peace Corps. During their time, the couple worked with school children and made a mural of the world map on the side of a school.

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World map

World map

Wes and Cass Staton stand next to a world map mural they helped Peruvian children create on the side of a school in Celendin, Cajamarca, Peru. The couple spent two years in Peru as volunteers with the Peace Corps.

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The Statons

The Statons

Wes and Cass Staton volunteered in Peru as members of the Peace Corps from 2007 to 2009. As part of their allotted vacation time, the Statons visited the city of Iquitos, Peru, which can only be accessed by boat or by plane.

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Wes and Cass Staton with their 1-year-old son, Hanson

Wes and Cass Staton with their 1-year-old son, Hanson

Wes and Cass Staton with their 1-year-old son, Hanson. The Statons were in Peru as members of the Peace Corps.

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Peace Corps takes couple's relationship to next level

Peace Corps takes couple's relationship to next level

For a Billings couple who eloped on a beach in Costa Rica, going into the Peace Corps was a given, if not a necessity.

February 26, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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New Americans celebrate their citizenship

New Americans celebrate their citizenship

Gail George, 8, of Great Falls sat alone in the fourth row of a courtroom at the U.S. District Courthouse on Thursday.

September 16, 2010 3:23 pm Photos

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