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Mountain West Voices

Series produced by clay scott

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Mountain West Voices is an ongoing series that looks at the Rocky Mountain West - including Western Canada - through the medium of radio storytelling. Each piece in the series profiles an individual or community, introducing listeners to the compelling stories that are part of the human landscape of our region.

Mountain West Voices is an ongoing series that looks at the Rocky Mountain West - including Western Canada - through the medium of radio storytelling. Each piece in the series profiles an individual or community, introducing listeners to the compelling stories that are part of the human landscape of our region.


176 Pieces

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Caption: Peggy White Well Known Buffalo, Credit: Clay Scott
As a child on Montana's Crow Reservation, Peggy White Well Known Buffalo was taken from her home, put on a bus (the first she had ever seen) and se...

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio, WAMC, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Diane Evans, Helena, Montana, Credit: Clay Scott
Diane Carlson Evans was a U.S. Army Nurse during the Vietnam War. She survived indescribable trauma, felt resented when she returned to the U.S., a...

Bought by KRZA, WAMC, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Scott Hannon with Eagle, Helena, MT, Credit: Clay Scott
This week on Mountain West Voices: When Scott Hannon retired after 23 often traumatic years as Navy SEAL and made his way to Montana, he wanted to ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mandie and Ian Reed, Harlowton, Montana, Credit: Clay Scott
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, Mandie and Ian Reed talk about wind, sustainable energy, living off the grid, and how antiquated home-refi...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Anna and Doug Crabtree, northern Montana, Credit: Beth Gibson
This week on Mountain West Voices: A profile of Doug and Anna Crabtree, who left good careers and invested their life savings in a farm in a remote...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Goose Gregson and Pedro Martinez, Credit: Courtesy Goose Gregson
This week on Mountain West Voices: The story of a rural North Carolina kid who took a long and circuitous path to the major leagues - and never lo...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An entrepreneurial Montana woman turns her small farm town into a Mecca for prom dresses, drawing high school girls from all over Montana, and as f...

Bought by WAMC, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 04:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Curtis Brien, Fort Sill Indian School
Curtis Brien is principal and athletic director of Lodge Grass High School on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation. But his path to that position was...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Martha Scanlan, Credit: Clay Scott
This week on Mountain West Voices: A visit with singer/songwriter Martha Scanlan on the remote ranch in southeastern Montana that inspired Tongue R...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Elvia Stockton, Grass Range, Montana, Credit: Nicky Ouellet
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, Elvia Stockton talks about her romance with American painter Bill Stockton at the end of WWII, and her tra...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode of Mountain West Voices, Montana rancher Ellen Pfister talks about the impact of longwall coal mining on the ranching communities o...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Patricia Netherland, Billings, Montana, Credit: Courtesy of Patricia Netherland
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, Patricia Netherland tells of the journey that took her to a successful career as an MMA fighter - "Little ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jane Horton, Doug Holly, Helena, Montana, Credit: Clay Scott
This week on Mountain West Voices: A love story with plant biology, cancer, and Irish music.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Black Bears, Alberta-Montana Border, Credit: Clay Scott
In this episode of Mountain West Voices: Conrad Little Leaf talks about the Blackfoot experience on both sides of the U.S. - Canada border, about c...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Flora Wong, Age 17, Credit: Courtesy of Flora Wong
This week on Mountain West Voices: The remarkable story of Flora Wong, a Chinese-American woman who survived the Sino-Japanese war and came to Mont...

Bought by KRZA, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Laurie Harris, Missoula, Montana, Credit: Clay Scott
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, Laurie Harris tells the story of how a single, middle aged professional woman ended up homeless in Missoul...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 12, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: George Nickel, Boise, Idaho, Credit: Clay Scott
In this episode of Mountain West Voices: George Nickel survived the 2007 roadside bomb that killed his comrades in Iraq. Back home in Boise, Idaho,...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Guss Yellowhair, South Dakota, Credit: Shannon Meek
This week on Mountain West Voices: Guss Yellowhair, a Lakota artist from South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation, talks about his role as "culture be...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dulcie Klusmann, Bozeman, Montana, Credit: Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, we hear from Dulcie May Klusmann, who, as a teenager, worked as a code breaker at Bletchley Park, Britain'...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cory Caswell, Credit: Kenton Rowe
Cory Caswell has worked as a hired hand on Wyoming and Montana ranches since he came west as a teenager, not staying in any one place longer than a...

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 3