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30-year-old Bronwyn Artair, feeling out of place in her doctoral program in Atmospheric Sciences at MIT, drops out and takes a job as a TV meteorologist, much to the dismay of her mentor, Diane Fenwick. After a year of living alone in Southern New Hampshire, enduring the indignities of her job, dumped by her boyfriend, she discovers her deep connection to the natural world has given her an ability to affect natural forces. When she finally accepts she really possesses this startling capability, she must then negotiate a new relationship to the world. Who will she tell? Who will believe her? Most importantly, how will she put this new skill of hers to use?


For more than three decades, New York jazz drummer, composer, bandleader and teacher Allison Miller has been merrily improvising her way into new musical genres and projects. Miller, whom the DownBeat Magazine Critics' Poll named "Rising Star Drummer" and "Top 20 Jazz Drummer," is the driving force behind albums by Natalie Merchant, Brandi Carlile, Ani DiFranco, Joey Arias, Pino Daniele, Erin McKeown and many others.

“The Dude” is stumping for Democrat Jon Tester. Actor Jeff Bridges spoke to the College Democrats of Montana in Bozeman Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the latest celebrity appearance of the state’s increasingly high-profile U.S. Senate race.

The actor famous for his chill, bathrobe-wearing character "The Dude" in the film "The Big Lebowski," drew a young crowd of nearly 400 people that local Democrats tried to turn into immediate voters.

Exact logistical details for President Trump’s rally at the Missoula airport Thursday still haven’t been made public.

The University of Montana says 22 faculty members have agreed to leave their jobs within the next three years.

As President Trump’s visit to Missoula Thursday energizes both his supporters and protestors, a caretaker for Mt. Sentinel says using the hillside’s iconic 100-foot tall, white “M” for political messaging causes damage to the mountain.

A new study on human health risks associated with mining recently made waves in Butte, and on Thursday the author is giving a talk at Montana Tech to discuss her findings with the public.

Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester will be rallying with a group of veterans Thursday in Butte.

 

Tester campaign spokesman Chris Meagher says Tester will talk about his voting history supporting Montana’s veterans and says his Republican opponent Matt Rosendale has voted against resources for the state’s veterans.

As President Trump’s visit to Missoula Thursday energizes both his supporters and protesters, a caretaker for Mt. Sentinel says using the hillside’s iconic 100-foot tall, white “M” for political messaging causes damage to the mountain.

UPDATED 7:15 pm Wed. 10/17:  

Missoula International Airport issued this statement on parking and logistics: 

"Parking for the Presidential Visit will NOT be on Airport property.  It will be East of Northstar off Corporate way.  Shuttles from the remote parking area will start at 2:00 PM.  Please refrain from driving in front of the terminal unless picking up or dropping off passengers.

On Thursday the head of Montana’s health department will speak publicly about recent deep budget cuts. She’ll be on a panel with state lawmakers that a progressive political group in Helena is hosting. 

A proposal to ban new groundwater wells on the north end of Flathead Lake due to pollution concerns is moving forward.

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation held a hearing Tuesday on a proposal to expand a ban on new groundwater wells on two additional properties near the former Somers Tie Plant.

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