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Backroads of MT : Rockets, Peaks and Poets 
     We will visit the Big Sky Rocketry Association and watch their launch event near Twin Bridges and then explore a geologic curiosity near Sunburst called "Jerusalem Peaks." We will also profile Dixon poet Victor Charlo. William Marcus hosts the program from the Range Rider's Museum in Miles City.
 
Backroads of MT : Comin’ Round the Mountain 
    The 30th episode introduces us to a man who's returned to Glacier National Park to sign on for a new job. Then we'll watch spring warmth transform a mountain snowpack; trace the history of Chinese immigrants in small-town Montana; and more. William Marcus hosts the program from historic Stevensville.
 
Backroads of MT : Cakes and Cowboys 
The next Backroads of Montana episode travels first to Park City, where everyone will tell you that the best angel food for miles around comes from "The Cake Ladies." In Great Falls, we'll visit a special site that not only honors fallen soldiers, but pays tribute to living veterans as well. We stop in the central Montana town of Winifred, the unlikely location for what may be the world's largest Tonka toy collection. And we visit a working cowboy singer on his ranch south of Wibaux. William Marcus hosts the program from Malta.
 
Backroads of MT : Reaching Goals 
This edition of Backroads starts at an exciting amateur skijoring event in the Big Hole Valley, then meets up with some senior weight lifters in Ronan, visits an ice cave in the Pryor Mountains, and spends time with two women who have formed a fast friendship through their community work in Lame Deer. William Marcus hosts the program from Fort Missoula.