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Summer of '69

Summer of '69

It was the summer of 1969 and Americans were celebrating the successful moon landing of Apollo XI.

September 07, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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GlanceintothePast

GlanceintothePast

THE YEAR WAS 1942 and the United States had entered World War II just a few months earlier. Butte miners were doing their part in the war effo…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am(0)
Bridge mix: Life masters adapt to game that exercises the mind

Bridge mix: Life masters adapt to game that exercises the mind

For 60 years Enda Bowman has played bridge. Shirley Smith has played the game for 55 years.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The trail less traveled: Building the Continental Divide Trail

The trail less traveled: Building the Continental Divide Trail

Just east of Butte passes the Continental Divide Trail, one of the “triple crown” of long distance hiking trails in the United States.

August 18, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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GlanceintothePast

GlanceintothePast

IRISH EYES WERE smiling on Anaconda Road in 1950. The four girls are, from left, Patsy, Pauline and Peggy Dennehy, and Marie Daly. This photog…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am(0)
GlanceintothePast

GlanceintothePast

MORE THAN 100 years ago, Andrew DeBerti and Peter Giovando were the proprietors of the Walkerville Bakery, which was located at 7 W. Daly. Acc…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am(0)
Future in question: How Montana’s state parks stack up around the West

Future in question: How Montana’s state parks stack up around the West

With names like Wayfarers and Black Sandy, Granite Ghost Town and Hell Creek, Lewis and Clark Caverns and Bannack, state parks reflect both Mo…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dark atmosphere surrounds Patrick Melrose novels

Dark atmosphere surrounds Patrick Melrose novels

The hero of “Gulliver’s Travels,” by this point totally disillusioned with the human race, says of the English aristocracy that “a weak diseas…

August 03, 2014 6:00 am(0)
Glance intothe Past

Glance intothe Past

BELOVED BUTTE PRIEST, Father Gregory Burke died this past Sunday. The photograph featured here is Father Burke and his fellow 1951 graduates o…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am(0)
Spirit of the Wild West: Solitude still rules southeast Montana

Spirit of the Wild West: Solitude still rules southeast Montana

“You have to push a lot of ground behind you to get places in this state.”

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Osprey ed: A bird’s-eye lesson in the field

Osprey ed: A bird’s-eye lesson in the field

WARM SPRINGS — Banding osprey chicks and collecting blood and feather samples to test for heavy metals isn’t your average summer camp fare.

July 27, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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