‘Graying Pains: Challenges and Opportunities in the West’s Oldest State’ will explore the economic, cultural, and personal impacts presented by Montana’s aging demographics with a 19-newsroom collaboration.
By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press
Disciplinary actions against the former medical director of the state-run Montana Chemical Dependency Center in Butte are taking another step forward now that he has failed to defend himself against drug abuse charges leveled last fall. Dr. Mark Jay Catalanello’s medical license was temporarily suspended in September when he was still director of MCDC.
Isolation Nation: While some U.S. states are reforming solitary confinement laws, in Montana, secluding inmates is still a reality.
Editor’s note: This report was produced in collaboration with Outlaw Partners and appears in the Winter 2015/2016 edition of Mountain Outlaw magazine. It is republished here with permission from Outlaw Partners.