Sassafrass Stomp: Roots Music from the Maine-Montana Border ("Mountain West Voices," May 4, 2015)
Johanna Davis and Adam Nordell of Sassafrass Stomp share original and traditional tunes, and talk about their Maine and Montana roots, and about balancing their lives as working farmers and working musicians.
Western Coal Country: Voices From The Powder River Basin ("Mountain West Voices," 4/20/15)
Clay Scott travels through the Powder River Basin in northeastern Wyoming - the nation's most important coal-producing region - to talk with miners, ranchers and others who work in coal, or whose lives are affected by it.
Prom Dress Mecca in Small Town Montana ("Mountain West Voices," April 6, 2015 and March 28, 2016)
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 far as North Dakota, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
When Ruth Walter and her husband, both of them with 8th grade educations, decided to take their three children and leave the Flat Willow Hutterite Colony to make a new life for themselves, they 'didn't have a kernel of salt in their cupboard.' 22 years later, they are pillars of the tiny Montana farm community of Judith Gap.