2022

AwardStoryAuthor
Best of the West Contest: Explanatory ReportingCommon Ground, Part I: ‘Soil is our livelihood and we better protect it, or we’re screwed.’Emily Stifler Wolfe & Jason Thompson
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Breaking News Coverage, 1st place division 5Dozens rally for parental rights, and against mask mandates Alex Sakariassen
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Continuing News Coverage, 2nd place division 5How Montana got its new congressional mapEric Dietrich
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Education Coverage, 3rd place division 5Republicans bring race-based education debate to MontanaAlex Sakariassen
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Feature Story, 3rd place division 5Growing home in EkalakaEric Dietrich
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Website, 2nd place division 5WebsiteNate Schoenfelder, Stephanie Farmer, John Adams, Eric Dietrich, Brad Tyer
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Mark Henckel Outdoor Writing Award, 1st place division 5Crazy Mountains at a CrossroadsAmanda Eggert
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Mark Henckel Outdoor Writing Award, 2nd Place division 5Trout in troubleAmanda Eggert
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Mark Henckel Outdoor Writing Award, 3rd place division 5Sharing the love of the Lower YellowstoneAmanda Eggert

2021

AwardStoryAuthor
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Breaking News Coverage, 3rd place division 5Construction site in Big Sky generates more than 100 COVID-19 casesJohnathan Hettinger
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Continuing News Coverage, 1st place division 5Vacation rental data suggests visitors seeking shelter in MontanaJohnathan Hettinger
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Education Coverage, 1st place division 5‘It would be nice to have some kind of a plan.’Mara Silvers
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best News Story, 1st place division 5Rural hospitals, beyond the rhetoricAlex Sakariassen
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Best Website, 1st place division 5WebsiteMTFP staff
Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest: Mark Henckel Outdoor Writing Award, 3rd place division 5Recovered to death?Johnathan Hettinger