2010 Archived Episodes

Unaffordable Education (No. 1201)

The uncertain economy and rising tuition costs make the dream of going to college difficult for Montana families to achieve. From current students struggling to pay for school, to high school students' families planning a financial future, this episode examines whether higher education is slipping out of reach for Montanans. (First Aired Saturday, January 09, 2010)


Taking The Stage (No. 1202)

This episode explores five Montana communities and their connection to theater. We'll meet aspiring young actresses in Helena and Billings using community theater as a learning ground. A volunteer in Stevensville keeps the community theater spirit going. We also visit places like Great Falls and Lincoln who currently don't have community theater but have found ways to offer the live theater experience.Patrolling


The Big Sky (No. 1301)

Ride along with the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol as they watch over some of the deadliest roads in the country. "Patrolling the Big Sky" travels to Wolf Point, where one trooper covers hundreds of miles of open road, mostly alone. In the Bitterroot Valley, explore a female trooper's dream of being in law enforcement. You'll even fly with the MHP's aviation department who patrol the roads from the Big Sky via helicopter and fixed-wing plane. And in Kalispell, meet the wife of a fallen trooper who is working to change DUI laws across the state.

On this episode of Montana Journal, “Patrolling the Big Sky,” ride along with the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol as they watch over some of the deadliest roads in the country. “Patrolling the Big Sky” travels to Wolf Point, where one trooper covers hundreds of miles of open road, mostly alone. In the Bitterroot Valley, explore a female trooper’s dream of being in law enforcement. You’ll even fly with the MHP’s aviation department who patrol the roads from the Big Sky via helicopter and fixed-wing plane. And in Kalispell, meet the wife of a fallen trooper who is working to change DUI laws across the state.