Snap a Shot of Russell Country – A Photo Contest

Hey shutterbugs, Russell Country is conducting a photo contest for images taken within the 13 county tourism region. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 entries selected and Russell Country retains publication rights for all photos submitted. So…even if you don’t win you could see your favorites published! First place winner will receive $150. Second and third place winners will receive $100 and $50, respectively. Digital images are preferred and should be submitted … Read more

Artists’ Day at Giant Springs State Park

Last Saturday I was out at Giant Springs State Park just east of Great Falls, MT. It was one of those days where you just felt lucky to be outside. The weather was awesome. The park had invited artists to set up their easels and do some plein air painting. I hope it was as fun for the artists as it was for me watching them. Some were set up on the manicured lawns at … Read more

New Wildlife Museum Opens in Chinook, MT

I’ve been lucky to periodically get glimpses of work in progress the past few years at the Blaine County Wildlife Museum in Chinook, MT. It’s now open to the public. Housed in a movie theater turned musuem, the facility has actually been in development for the past 15 years. Chinook is located right on US Hwy 2 and signs will direct you to the Blaine County Historical Museum and the Wildlife Museum which are only about a half … Read more