SpaceX and the crew from the Polaris Dawn mission is on the ground in Montana. We got a chance to chat with Mission Pilot Kidd Poteet as they get ready to conduct training missions in the Bozeman area before launching into space later this year.
Tim Montana called in to our statewide radio talk show. We got his take on TikTok, record companies signing artificial intelligence artists, and what message is connecting with listeners across the country right now.
"I stood there with my hand over my heart, about 12 people from 12 different countries, and I pledged that I would let go of any any alliance to my old country. And my new country I would totally love and honor and obey and respect and protect and guard from enemies inside and out. And I meant it. I meant it strongly."
I just get a kick out of this ad featuring Rodeo great Deb Greenough and Hi Line Montana native Billy Beede. These guys jump right out the chutes (as expected from Deb Greenough), they get right to the point, there's some good music playing, it sounds like I'm at the rodeo...but more importantly- they sound like they are having a good time doing it.
Before you look at the headline and move on- I want you to know that this isn't your typical, "hey, check out this cool event coming up" type of story. I think even those of you who can't make it to Billings for this event will be interested in our conversation.
We talked Butte, we talked Libby, and of course we talked Kalispell. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was in Montana and joined us on our statewide radio show- "Montana Talks with Aaron Flint."
Nancy Schlepp doesn't just work for the company developing the proposed mine near White Sulphur Springs, Montana- she's also a former Meagher County Commissioner whose family has farmed and ranched the region going back to the 1800's. And, she knows that the region is desperately in need of high wage jobs to keep young families closer to home.