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

A Compassionate Outgoing Mayor Talks Homelessness And…Accountability For Bad Behavior?

by Travis Mateer I read this “exclusive” interview Dennis Bragg brags about snagging with our outgoing Mayor and it’s mostly what you would expect, like blaming our State Legislature AND things done during the 1980’s. This is considered by some … Continue reading

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Have Fun With Your New Era, Missoula

by Travis Mateer Missoula’s NEW ERA is upon us! Look at all those appreciative people putting their hands together! How nice, I’m sure they will all help deliver the NEWNESS to Missoula it so richly deserves. This new era will … Continue reading

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Yes, James Edward Taylor, Artists CAN See The Future

by Travis Mateer About a month ago I came across a very interesting article by James Edward Taylor about artists and their relationship with the future, examining what might be going on with the prescience some artists seem to exhibit … Continue reading

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Week In Review: November 13-17

by Travis Mateer The image you see below is a piece of tinfoil used to smoke drugs. The building is the Currents Aquatic Center where I took one of my kids swimming on Saturday. We were going to walk around … Continue reading

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Park Bonds And A Play Fair Park Song

by Travis Mateer Parks are community investments, and the neighborhood adjacent to Play Fair Park successfully stood down a perceived threat to that investment recently, so in honor of that I wrote up a little tune. Before we get to … Continue reading

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