Governor Bullock declared a state of emergency on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation after a month of crippling heavy snow and massive drifts left towns like Heart Butte, Starr School and Babb isolated in February and March of 2018.



Surfers from Montana and around the country take to the Clark Fork River for some of the best river surfing the state has to offer. Video by Tommy Martino, Missoulian


Scenes from the air as Missoula's fall colors from their peak in Missoula, Mont. 



John Walker builds high-end custom guitars at his shop in Petty Creek near Alberton, Montana. Walker is one of the premier luthiers in the world. 




Final project for Advanced Audio class at the University of Montana

"I can still smell it from the first time I walked in there." Si Smith came to the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont., for orientation in June 2010. It was near his birthday, and his parents brought him to Greg Boyd's House of Fine Instruments for his first guitar. He picked up a beater and made an impression. Greg hired Si, and the job changed him, becoming home during his college years and the place where he really learned to play.




Hiking the M


University of Montana student Dylan Todd hikes on the “M”trail located on Mount Sentinel in Missoula, Mont. 



North Muskegon Fire department hosted a statewide Ice Rescue Conference and Education Day on Bear Lake in North Muskegon on Jan, 2015. The department had a range of rescue equipment and gear on display at the event, including the department’s two hovercrafts. (Tommy Martino | MLive.com)