Evan Barrett

Evan Barrett

Evan Barrett lives in historic Uptown Butte after retiring following 47 years at the top level of Montana economic development, government, politics and education. He is an award-winning producer of Montana history videos who continues to write columns and commentaries and occasionally teaches Montana history.


Montana doesn’t have nor want a state police

By: - November 17, 2021

In Montana we do not have to worry about a knock at the door at night after which we are confronted with a gruff voice declaring, “This is the state police, and we want to talk to you.”  Every four years when we Montanans vote we have the opportunity to select our county sheriff, the […]