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Editor's cut: News of the Week

The Montana Standard publishes hundreds of news articles every week. It's somewhat easy to miss something. That's why we have this email newsletter. If you read nothing else from this entire week, you should make sure that you read these 10 stories.

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A caregiver’s tale: how two Butte women cared for family members with cancer

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories about local people dealing with cancer. The stories run this week in conjunction wi… Read more

The Public's Health: Extreme poverty is a global problem

Some time ago, a member of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, a Catholic women’s religious order, told me that nothing had prepared her… Read more

Butte High teacher and husband ride 4,000 miles cross-country on bikes

Summer vacation — it’s a time-honored tradition often involving beach towels, sunscreen, and flip-flop sandals. Read more

Mining City History: 1928 'Shabbishacks' campaign was first urban renewal effort

In May 1928, the Butte Miner headlined "City Cleanup Stirs Demand for Removal of Eyesores — 97 Buildings Condemned as Fire Hazards." This w… Read more

Butte hosts first ever Big Sky Country open chess tournament

Over the weekend, the Montana Chess Association hosted its first-ever Big Sky Country Open in the Hotel Finlen. Read more

Clark Chateau offers new weekly art class for kids

On Thursday evening, volunteer art instructor Monica Schwemin gathered together a dozen children at the Clark Chateau for The Root & Th… Read more

Butte High School welding students receive gear through state safety program

About 90 students taking welding classes at Butte High School received new safety gear last Tuesday, Sept. 11, as part the Montana State Fu… Read more

Arsenic and lead testing begins in Anaconda, 'not the end' of federal health agency's engagement

On Friday afternoon, a slow but steady stream of people came and went from the Anaconda Community Service Center, where a team of health pr… Read more

AWARE school in Anaconda rededicated in honor of former CEO

Former AWARE Inc. chief executive officer Larry Noonan has left his mark at the Center for Excellence in Anaconda in more ways than one, an… Read more

Archives to host ‘Eat, Drink, and Be Merry’

The Butte-Silver Bow Archives is hosting two presentations this week on a selection of photographs from the C. Owen Smithers Photograph Col… Read more

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