Western Montana News is a community-powered news and opinion social media site built for the citizens of Montana. Anyone from Montana may make a contribution to the site.

Western Montana News aims to provide a platform where anyone from Montana can express themselves freely.

We encourage Members to share what's happening locally.


Montanans may sign up for a free account to post content, replies or like content.


Members who sign up for an account may share what's happening by composing a Voice.

Members may also like and comment on a Story or Voice.


Members with accounts may post a comment or reply to other comments on a Story or Voice.


Members with accounts may like a Story or Voice or another Member's comments. Likes are private.


Members may sound off and express themselves by composing a Voice. A Voice is immediately published to the site. Members may attach a photo or PDF document to a Voice.


Members may submit a thoughtful local story or op-ed by emailing us. Once a Story is submitted, the editorial team collaborates with the Member to prepare their Story for primetime. We offer help editing a Story and creating a featured image for a Member's Story.

Each Story is shared directly to our network of thousands of Montana subscribers across the website, email, push notifications, and multiple social media channels.


The Firehose is a news feed that combines national and world news from multiple sources with Voices shared by local Montana Members.


Western Montana News aims to provide a platform for any Montanan to express themselves. Abuse of this service will not be tolerated.


If you have questions or comments about Western Montana News or would like to learn about joining our team, email us.