Banks of lights hang from a crane outside the windows of the third-story courtroom of the Missoula County Courthouse a few weeks ago, as the television show “Yellowstone” films inside. The production has made a sizeable economic impact while filming in the Missoula area this fall.
Ruby’s Cafe was used by the “Yellowstone” production for an entire day while filming.
There will be many scenes in the upcoming fourth season of Paramount Network’s hit television fictional drama “Yellowstone” that won’t look like fiction to Missoulians.
The show, starring Kevin Costner, has been filmed here and in the Bitterroot Valley for the last several months. If you’re a regular at the classic Ruby’s Cafe in Missoula, you’ll probably notice an odd detail in a window-smashing scene when the show airs. A scene was filmed at Community Medical Center, and