Two Towns, One Community?
By Julia Leon in Sweet Grass, Mont. and Coutts, Alberta
The latest census data show that the border towns of Sweet Grass, Mont.,/Coutts, Alberta have a combined population of less than 400 people. Yet, the Sweet Grass, Mont./Coutts, Alberta port of entry is one of the busiest ports in the states of Montana/Alberta. What makes this binational community tick? Reporter Julia Leon talked to residents on both sides of the border to find out.