Mountain West Voices

Wednesday 8:25 AM

Mountain West Voices with host, Clay Scott is a program featuring the extraordinary stories of ordinary people throughout the Rocky Mountain West.

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Mountain West Voices
2:54 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

My Funny Valentine: An Ex-Navy SEAL Bonds With Injured Eagles in Montana

Scott Hannon
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5/28/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" When Scott Hannon retired after 23 years as Navy SEAL and made his way to Montana, he wanted to hunt, fish, and live a quiet life. Then he discovered the therapeutic value of working with injured wildlife - especially eagles.

Montana WILD Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

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Mountain West Voices
6:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

This Little Journey: A Montana Hutterite Woman Leaves Her Colony

Ruth Walter, Judith Gap, Montana
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5/21/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" 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.

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Mountain West Voices
7:00 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

No Right Way to Play a Tune: A Conversation with two "Old Time" Musicians

Mike Williams and Aaron Parrett of Helena, MT.
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5/14/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" Mike Williams and Aaron Parrett of Helena, Montana, talk about old time American music, its evolution, and their relationship to the genre.

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Mountain West Voices
7:00 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

The Preservationist

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5/7/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" A conversation with Kirby Mathew, award-winning preservationist, at a remote Montana cabin that is one of hundreds of historic buildings he has restored.

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Mountain West Voices
7:00 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Things of Intrinsic Worth: The Cowboy Poetry of Wally McRae

Cowboy poet, Wally McRae.
Credit Clay Scott

4/30/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" A visit with award-winning environmentalist cowboy poet Wally McRae on his ranch in southeast Montana.

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Mountain West Voices
7:00 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

On the Tongue: A Montana Rancher and Amish Craftsmen Rebuild a Barn

4/23/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" On the Tongue River, in southeast Montana, a tornado destroyed Mark Fix's log barn. With the help of local Amish craftsmen using hand tools, he rebuilds the homestead-era structure.

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Mountain West Voices
7:30 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Bad Blood, Good Blood: Murder and Reconciliation

4/16/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" In 1937, Cassandra Norman's great-grandfather murdered the parents of 5-year-old Larry Kuntz, pistol-whipped the boy and left him for dead. Norman, who lives in Tacoma, Washington, recnetly tracked down Kuntz, now in his 80's, and the two have found a way to reconcile the tragedy that connects their families.

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Mountain West Voices
5:00 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

The Survivor, Part 1

Larry Kuntz, Spokane, WA
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4/2/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" In 1937, the parents of 5-year-old Larry Kuntz were shot to death in an argument over wheat. Larry was beaten and left for dead. After years of silence, the 81-year-old retired pharmacist and Spokane, Washington resident has begun to share his story.

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Mountain West Voices
7:00 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

The Helmville Waltz

Pat Geary
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3/26/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:"  94-year-old Pat Geary, teacher and church organist in Helmville, Montana, talks about her community, and her life.

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Mountain West Voices
1:19 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

A World for Perfect People

Irene Roberts
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3/19/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" 95-year-old Irene Roberts, a student at Carroll College in Helena, Montana, talks about her life-long love of learning, about farm life during the Depression, about polio and poverty, and about the examples of generosity and kindness that have inspired and sustained her.

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