The 40-ish year old Marine Corps veteran spent six months on the river (a total of 175 "paddle days") to reach the ocean from Montana. We originally interviewed Amanda Hoenes last spring, and since then she's published a captivating book about her epic journey.
It's pretty cool that a candidate for governor is not only attending the Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament, but over the weekend, Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-MT) actually fished in the tournament.
Since I get to be in Glasgow for Veterans Day, that means I also have the great honor of hosting our statewide radio talk show from my home VFW Post earlier that same morning! As an Iraq, Afghan veteran I am also a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. While my home is in Billings, my home VFW Post is in Glasgow (the Fort Peck Post).
The Fort Peck Summer Theatre is one of those Montana "bucket-list" items. If you haven't made the trip to Northeastern Montana- you are missing out.
This summer the theatre celebrates their 50th Anniversary, but, in reality, their history goes back much further- to the 1930's and the days building the Fort Peck Dam...