First seen in Montana Kaimin UM art show plunges into the reality of creative partnership What better way to review UM’s new gallery “Lovers” than on a first date? Kaimin photographer Eli Imadali and I delved […]
Author: LJ Dawson
Missoula Independent shuttered by parent company
First seen in Montana Kaimin , featured in CNN’s Brain Stelter’s Reliable Sources, Photo by Eli Imadali Missoula Independent shuttered by parent company The Missoula Independent, a 27-year-old local alternative weekly, was shut down by its parent company, […]
First seen in: Beyond Bars Beyond Bars Flathead Public Defenders Provide Lasting Solutions to Incarceration Story by LJ Dawson | Photos by Rikki Devlin Virginia “Tiny” Charlo is technically a Salish princess. The maroon grizzly paw […]
UM student walks 80 miles to raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women
First seen in: The Montana Kaimin UM student Marita Growing Thunder spent her spring break walking 80 miles by foot through the Flathead Valley to raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women. This was the […]
How license suspensions become poverty traps
For Nick Feistner, 28, a mechanic who lives outside Missoula, a forgotten $20 speeding ticket turned into a three-year stint of joblessness and homelessness.
A dress for the outdoors
As women who work and play in wilds but still live in cities, if not only when we must, we need clothes that can keep up with our adventures and dance between those two worlds. The Andraste dress from Kind Apparel does just that.
New campaign demands transparency in feminine hygiene industry
A screenshot from Women’s Voices for the Earth’s video pointing out the lack of ingredient transparency in feminine hygiene products.
Medical marijuana providers struggle with uncertain industry regulations
Four months after I-182, also known as the Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative, passed, Missoula’s medical marijuana dispensaries are still waiting on an uncertain future of regulations in Montana.