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

Missoula Democrat, Ellie Boldman, Does What The Missoulian Refuses To Do: Kiss Governor Gianforte’s Ass

by Travis Mateer It’s not every day that a Democrat in Montana like Ellie Boldman is quoted by the media kissing the ass of a Republican like Montana’s Governor, Greg Gianforte, but here it is (emphasis mine): Overall, task force … Continue reading

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The Local Fake News Story That Got Traction Because Trust In Authority Has Gone To Shit

by Travis Mateer I’m not sure why I held off on the report of a body found near the California Street Bridge, but I did, and it looks like the whole thing ended up being fake. So fake that the … Continue reading

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A Felonious Knee To The Balls Vs. A Misdemeanor Punch To The Face

by Travis Mateer When I went on KGVO last week it was to discuss the violent incident that occurred last month during a cleanup at the Reserve Street camps, specifically the rationale to only charge the homeless sex offender who … Continue reading

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BREAKING: A Unique Perspective From A Private Business Man Who Sought Public Office

by Travis Mateer Ok, this is impressive. Without further comment, here is a “press release” from Michael Burks, the owner of Fuel Fitness and former candidate for House District 97. If you want to know why the Fuel Fitness locations … Continue reading

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The Fireside Chat Montana’s Governor Held That No Other Media Will Tell You About…Because They Didn’t Know It Was Happening…At Fairmont

by Travis Mateer I’m not that good on the numbers side of what things are worth, though I can tell you the relative cost of driving to a remote hot springs resort outside of Butte and spending the night just … Continue reading

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