The Butte Symphony Orchestra, the first and oldest in the state, is putting on its “glad rags” this year to celebrate offering Butte and southwest Montana communities 70 years of classical music. The celebration will include four concerts held at the Mother Lode Theater throughout the concert season.
A multifaceted interest in Montana people and their communities keeps Suzanne Waring looking for topics to research in old newspapers and books and people to interview. She also has a passion for gardening. During the busy times of her first career, Suzanne Waring wrote, “I raise a garden no matter what.” That statement is still true during her second career as a writer.
Many Montanans would be surprised to learn the Communist Party held most of the elected positions in Sheridan county during the 1920s.
By SUZANNE WARING Norma Ashby Smith has been part of what is good about Great Falls and Montana for the last 58 years. She has… Read More »Norma Ashby Smith Awarded We Stand Tall Award
Railroads were slow in coming to Montana, hampering the Montana Territory from emerging beyond its frontier status.
By SUZANNE WARING — Frank Lloyd Wright rarely referenced the failed University Heights Community Orchard project. He went to the area only once, drew up the plans, sent them West, and carried on with his career without ever looking back.