Document Type

News Editorial

Publication Date

Spring 5-31-2018


An editorial column by Evan Barrett which appeared in the following newspapers:

The Missoulian June 7, 2018

The Helena Independent June 5, 2018

The Montana Standard June 3, 2018

The Montana Post June 8, 2018


Evan Barrett, who lives in historic Uptown Butte, retired in 2017 after 48 years at the top level of Montana economic development, government, politics and education. He is an award-winning producer of Montana history films who continues to write columns and occasionally teaches Montana history and contributes to community and economic development projects.