Author Archives: Travis Mateer

About Travis Mateer

I'm an artist and citizen journalist living and writing in Montana. You can contact me here: willskink at yahoo dot com

Trafficking, Trauma, And An Attorney General Who Likes To Play Tough For The Media

by Travis Mateer August is an important month in Zoom Town (Missoula) because it’s the month tourists are replaced by the migratory return of students to campus, college and otherwise. This makes narrative control VERY important for an AG like … Continue reading

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A Failure For Sheriff, A Grim Reaper As Deputy, And The Media Who Promotes Their Twisted Version Of Reality

by Travis Mateer Sheriff Toth, I know you’re doing the best you can. It’s clear how hard you’re trying, but that failing organ in your chest may not be getting the oxygen your brain needs to function properly. Why is … Continue reading

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Missoula, Do You Hear That General Obligation Bond-Bell Ringing For Reep Bell & Jasper?

by Travis Mateer When I wrote about the settlement Missoula County was recently forced to pay the Sheriff’s Office, the amount was $3.4 million. Two days after my article posted, that amount got bumped up a half million dollars, and … Continue reading

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Your Private Security Tax Dollars HARD AT WORK With Rogers International!

by Travis Mateer A few Fridays ago I was in the old neighborhood where I used to work and decided to show someone the dystopia it had become. Boy, was THAT a mistake. I made a very minimal reference about … Continue reading

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How Many Sheriffs Does It Take To Release An Autopsy?

by Travis Mateer While I do know a thing or two about the TWO autopsies that have now been completed on the body of Rebekah Barsotti, I’m more interested in asking some questions, and the first one is the title … Continue reading

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