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Answers to your questions — big or small — about anything under the Big Sky.
An illustration shows a person standing on a mountain with the sky in the background shouting "why."
The Big Why (get it?) is part of MTPR’s commitment to community-led journalism, telling the diverse stories of Montanans like you.

Join us in this collaborative! Ask your questions about anything under the Big Sky and we’ll help dig up the answers.

No question is too big or too small for the Big Why. Let's see what we can discover together!


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Your questions answered

The Big Why team

A curious Montanan
Community Engagement Specialist
News Director
Digital Editor
Capitol Bureau Chief
Northwest Montana and Statewide Health Care Reporter
Morning Edition Host and Reporter
Associate News Director