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Great Falls Weekly Tribune Archive

  • Great Falls, Montana
  • 18871896

About

The first issue of the Great Falls Tribune appeared on May 14, 1885. It was edited by newspaperman, Will Hanks, who began his career in Sun River, Montana.  In this issue, Hanks hailed Montana as “the paradise of sportsmen and stock growers,” as well as recognizing the Missouri River, which flowed through Great Falls, as a potential source of  power.  In a real estate ad, Hanks described the “falls of the Missouri” as the “greatest available water on the Continent.” The four-page, seven-column weekly newspaper also lauded the area’s mineral potential and specifically the Sand Coulee coal deposits. 

Archive Info

  • 4,451
  • Great Falls, Montana
  • 18871896

Paper History

  • The semi-weekly tribune
  • The tribune
  • Great Falls Semi-Weekly Tribune
  • Great Falls weekly tribune
  • The weekly tribune

Source Information

Great Falls Weekly Tribune, 1887–1896 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: February 13, 2018

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COMPLETED: H: Holmes' Crimes (Aug 2, 1895)

COMPLETED: H: Holmes' Crimes (Aug 2, 1895)

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runs as candidate to be republican delegate

runs as candidate to be republican delegate

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Archive Info

  • 4,451
  • Great Falls, Montana
  • 18871896

Paper History

  • The semi-weekly tribune
  • The tribune
  • Great Falls Semi-Weekly Tribune
  • Great Falls weekly tribune
  • The weekly tribune

Source Information

Great Falls Weekly Tribune, 1887–1896 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: February 13, 2018