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Recent articles by Meagan:

Year in review: The Montana Standard's best photography from 2022

See our favorite photos from 2022 that were captured by Standard Photographer Meagan Thompson. → Read More

ATF offers reward in Butte burglary

ATF is offering a reward of up to $2,500, which will be matched by NSSF for a total reward of up to $5,000. → Read More

Volunteers collect donations for the annual Thompson Family Food Drive

Volunteers collect donations for the annual Thompson Family Food Drive in Butte. → Read More

Collapse of east highwall at Continental Pit

The area had been evacuated Tuesday morning as the failure seemed more imminent. No one was injured. → Read More

Watch now: Bed racing at Montana Tech

Tech freshmen Quin Costin and Ethan Quenzer are all smiles as they cross the finish line first Friday afternoon in one of the heats for Montana Technological University's annual bed races. "We were cookin'," says Costin. "I don't know how fast we were going, but it was fast." → Read More

Watch now: Sarah Justice installs The 2,000,000-year-old Woman

Sarah Justice, a Montana artist based in Great Falls, spent the day hauling ceramic sculptures throughout the Clark Chateau on Thursday in preparation for show's Friday opening. → Read More

Watch Now: Community garden plans to expand, add orchard

Park Street Community Garden opened its gates to curious local gardeners Saturday with a Family Fun Day. → Read More

Photos and video: Dump truck snags power line, topples pole onto roof of Butte dispensary

The incident occurred near the corner of Monroe and Harrison. Power outages were reported in the area. → Read More

Watch now: Wild Montana hosts a "Trail 101" event for curious public land users

Charlie O'Leary is photographed with his fjord horses during a blustery spring afternoon in Butte. O'Leary, president of the Southwestern Wildlands chapter of Wild Montana, will bring Thor, right, along with two other horses to the Trail 101 event that he and other members are organizing Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Mountain Con & Foreman's Park in Butte. O'Leary says the event… → Read More

Watch now: Butte's Copper Heart Hero Awards

Butte-Silver Bow County officials recognized emergency service workers on April 13 with the Copper Heart Hero award for their life-saving work in Butte. → Read More

Watch now: Butte Girl Scouts throw a tea party

Just before noon a troop of Girl Scouts dressed in sequins and bows made rounds with their cookies as residents of a Butte senior living center sipped tea from delicate → Read More

Watch now: Accessible ice skating in Butte

A dozen people strapped on sleds and hit the ice on March 25 for Montana Independent Living Project's accessible ice skating event in Butte. Representatives with the group hope to → Read More

Watch now: Annual Uptown Butte Blood Drive

Over 50 participants showed up to donate blood in the fourth annual blood drive and food drive event put on by volunteers from Water and Environmental Technologies. "There is definitely → Read More

Watch now: Butte public school children take to slopes in annual ski field trip

Students from Kennedy Elementary School join a long tradition when they strap boards on their feet and glide down the slope of Discovery Ski Area's bunny hill. → Read More

Photo: 'Empty Place at the Table' exhibit represents crime victims

People walk past a table set for victims of violent crimes committed in Montana as part of the "Empty Place at the Table'' exhibit setup by the victims services program → Read More

Watch now: Butte preschoolers show gratitude as they put on a performance

In the days leading up to Thanksgiving Sherrie Mihelich, the preschool director at Butte Central Elementary School, was busy ushering her tiny students onto the stage in what is her → Read More

Watch now: Food Wars unite Tech community, fight hunger in Butte

After a week of being in a food fight, a dozen student government members and volunteers stood in a circle around 18 giant boxes of food collected for Food Wars, → Read More

Watch now: Spooky and sweet animals all dressed up for Halloween at the Butte rodeo

Dozens of people and animals in costumes roamed the rodeo grounds on Saturday during a fall fundraiser that welcomed the public to participate in games, greet animals in the petting → Read More

Watch now: Butte Vigilante Rodeo Grounds get spooky

A skeleton horse and a unicorn are just two painted ponies roaming the Butte Vigilante Rodeo Grounds ahead of a fall fundraising event for Silver-Bow County 4-H featuring carnival games, → Read More

Watch now: Butte youths perform vaudeville show at the Chateau

Butte children in The Root & The Bloom Collective's summer vaudeville workshop perform a dress rehearsal for "A Bit of Old Fashioned Vaudeville" with Frankee Angel, a piano and theater → Read More