Now in its 13th year, the Missoula Public Library’s annual writing contest — known as Missoula Writes — was a huge success in 2021. A total of 31 writers — from children and teens, to adults — placed as finalists this year in the areas of fiction, nonfiction and poetry writing.
Although the library is still in the process of moving to its new building, curbside service of library materials pickup will be available starting Monday, Aug. 31, and will be available Mondays through Thursdays, from 12:30-6:30 p.m. each of those days. The pickup location for holds will be…
Join us this month for the library’s Memory Café in a live virtual format, which will feature Missoula City Band director Gary Gillett, who will offer a live and energetic discussion about his 2018 book, “The Missoula City Band: Stories In Time.” Gillett will also share clips during his talk…
PHILIPSBURG — Ron “Rondo” Scharfe, a 90-year-old WWII veteran who fought in the battle of Iwo Jima, grinned and high-fived several skiers as he looked around the base lodge at younger veterans gathered at Discovery Ski Area.
Poems that move back and forth through time can be intriguing. In this poem by Pat Schneider, she looks deep into the past and evokes it in compelling detail, though the poem speculates that there will arrive a future in which this particular moment in the past is all but forgotten. Yet it's…
A climbing gym presents an aesthetic challenge: How do you decorate a half-acre of wall space?
Hawthorne Elementary School, Missoula, fourth grade
FINLEY POINT — Christmas isn’t a one-and-done kind of holiday for Sandy Davis.
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This poem by Stella Nesanovich, who lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, appeared in a recent issue of Third Wednesday, a literary journal. At this time of great national division it's good to see a few people in a tire shop, coming together to share their common humanity. Her most recent book …
Jakki Mohr really does have a method to her madness — the madness being the mountain range of paper piles that sprawl across the regents professor's office at the University of Montana.
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The University of Minnesota Press has published a fine collection of bee poems, If Bees are Few. Here's one by one of my favorite poets, Naomi Shihab Nye, who lives in San Antonio.Her most recent book is Famous from Wings Press.
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