Darrell Ehrlick, Daily Montanan

Darrell Ehrlick, Daily Montanan

Darrell Ehrlick is the editor-in-chief of the Daily Montanan, after leading his native state’s largest paper, The Billings Gazette. He is an award-winning journalist, author, historian and teacher, whose career has taken him to North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Utah, and Wyoming. With Darrell at the helm, the Gazette staff took Montana’s top newspaper award six times in seven years. Darrell's books include writing the historical chapters of “Billings Memories” Volumes I-III, and “It Happened in Minnesota.” He has taught journalism at Winona State University and Montana State University-Billings, and has served on the student publications board of the University of Wyoming.


Are you hungry? Prove it.

By: - June 6, 2023

I want to thank the Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives for reminding us that we are, in fact, not a Christian nation. Even though some within their own party insist that the nation was founded by a bunch of holy-rolling churchgoers, the conservatives have demonstrated their secular bonafides by insisting that people who […]

Hate group tags Apsaalooke site in Montana

By: - March 6, 2023

A white nationalist group appears to have taken credit for etching Nazi symbols on an outdoor recreational area managed by the Bureau of Land Management and named after a prominent Crow leader. The BLM confirmed that it is investigating graffiti carved into the Four Dances area, which is located approximately three miles south of Billings, […]

New documents detail how Yellowstone determined the identity of a missing man with just a foot

By: - January 6, 2023

Before Yellowstone National Park officials found a shoe with a human foot floating in Abyss Pool, an employee had found two shoe soles floating in the thermal spring a week earlier. That began a weeks-long journey to find out what happened to Il Hun Ro, 70, whose foot was identified from DNA that matched a […]

Racism, reproductive rights and inflation top concerns for voters of color

By: - October 25, 2022

Leaders from six national racial justice organizations presented polling data they’ve conducted that shows widespread concern about racism, reproductive rights and eroding economic stability, while also suggesting that voters are increasingly concerned that leaders from both political parties are becoming more out of touch with the realities they face. The data presented by the Advancement […]

Environmental groups sue Biden administration for failing to consider climate change in oil leasing

By: - June 30, 2022

On the day that more than 119,000 acres of public land in Wyoming went out to bid for oil and gas leasing, 10 groups sued the Department of the Interior for not properly taking climate change into account in determining the lease sites throughout eight western states. Furthermore, in the federal government’s haste to resume […]