The candid young guide was not pulling any punches. As he spoke of the devastating encroachment of invasive species, salt-water intrusion and the destruction wrought by the giant oil corporations, his love for this remarkable landscape was palpable, as was his sorrow over its slow demise.
Missoula leaders could face a crisis of unhoused Missoulians this winter that will force officials to act in a more permanent and humane way.
Missoula high school and University of Montana students staged a die-in to promote the upcoming Global Climate Strike week. They have planned a week of alternative education focused on the climate crisis and have pledged to continue striking if their demands are not met.