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Answers to your questions — big or small — about anything under the Big Sky.
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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.

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We're working to better understand the people and perspectives we bring to our news coverage so we can meet the diverse needs of all Montanans. Here you can find reports and updates on what we've been working on.

The Big Why team

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