2007 Archived Episodes

Big Stores Small Towns (No. 902)

When national "box store" chains want to move into smaller Montana communities, how does the town handle it? While it can be a positive economic indicator, critics argue it can change more than the business landscape. This program examines three Montana towns (Polson, Havre and Hamilton) which are facing difficult growth and planning issues.


Where Are The Alternative Fuels? (No. 1001)

In 2005, the Montana Legislature passed incentives to encourage more biodiesel and ethanol production in the state. Has it made any difference to Montanans at the fuel pump? This program examines current production, future possibilities and whether these fuels really solve the problems that politicians say they will.