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David McCumber


Butte, MT, United States

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Past articles by David:

Parrot tailings waste excavation completed

The last of the known and recoverable Parrot tailings waste has been removed from the cleanup site north of the Civic Center, marking a major milestone in the cleanup of → Read More

Simkins to step down as Washington Companies CEO after 21 years

Larry Simkins, CEO of the Washington Companies for the past 21 years, will retire, the company announced. → Read More

A dream that won't die: Simons seek to rebuild Columbia Gardens on the East Ridge

Come — take a ride into a dream. → Read More

New EPA Region 8 boss wants agency to be 'more accessible' to underserved communities

Climate change. Infrastructure. Science-based decision-making. Public health. → Read More

The joyful chaos of Shop with a Cop

The spirit of Christmas may not have been invented in Butte, but it has certainly been perfected here. → Read More

From the editor: New web site design offers user-friendly presentation

Our website has been redesigned to present our local news in a thoughtful, personalized way. → Read More

Introducing the redesigned helenair.com

All of us at the Independent Record are excited to present a newly designed helenair.com. → Read More

20 years later, memorial created from a student's resolve still graces Tech campus

"The well-being of the world largely depends on the work of the engineer." → Read More

'Crossing the River' is a powerful, unforgettable memoir

This review is late. → Read More

FROM THE EDITOR: On Friday, Uptown Butte smelled like history disappearing

Smoke enveloped Uptown Butte Friday. It smelled like history disappearing. → Read More

Survey to reveal Montana's top workplaces

Where are the best places to work in Montana? You’ll be finding out in the Independent Record. → Read More

State rushing to boost runoff protection along Upper Clark Fork

“When are we going to stop killing fish on the upper Clark Fork?” → Read More

Natural Resource Damage Program hires new project manager for Butte

The State of Montana's National Resource Damage Program has named a new project manager for Butte Area One. → Read More

Teen of the Year Christian Sherman starts at Air Force Academy

It would have been nice to be able to tell Christian Sherman he is The Montana Standard's Teen of the Year. → Read More

'V' for victory to shine on Big Butte during crisis

Light it up: Butte for the win. → Read More

Headframe celebrates Leap Day birthday with whiskey, nonprofit donations

Headframe Spirits is turning 2 Saturday. → Read More

Montana's economy is good — but where are the workers?

Montana's economy is firing on all cylinders and unemployment is at near-historic lows. → Read More

At CryptoWatt, switches flip, servers glow green, and the air is filled with sound of money

A few minutes before midnight Saturday night they began to show up, bundled against the chill, some favoring parkas and boots and watch caps, others in ballcaps and jeans. Not your typical IT crew, unless you’re operating computers in outdoor weather in Butte, Montana. They greeted each other quietly but warmly. The computer techs of FX Solutions were in a good mood. In about an hour, power was… → Read More

Wolves and supermodels: Not the usual Sunday crowd at the Silver Dollar

Let's face it — many women are used to dealing with the occasional wolf in a bar. → Read More

Shareholder's request to Northwestern Energy turns into a climate-change battle royale

By most definitions, Tom Tosdal isn't an activist. → Read More