Monday, October 02, 2023


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Updated 5 days, 12 hours ago

Opinion: Testing tents in lousy weather

We’ve been going through tents this summer, which Is to say we’re testing our third one.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Opinion: A tight spot

One of my favorite films of all time is “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” starring George Clooney.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
GOP improving education, they say

As Montana students head back into the classroom for another year of school, our education system is facing multiple challenges.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Opinion: Moose moments

So I got up early on Sunday morning just in case the moose was out there, you know, in the lake.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Critical of corporate influence

The Forest Service is helping corporations keep the public in the dark about their proposed operations on public lands.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Blackfeet Tribal Business Council victory

The Blackfeet Nation has, since time immemorial, remained committed to protecting our sacred cultural lands in the Badger-Two Medicine.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Celebrating end of Badger Two-Medicine lease

In 1977, “Friends of the Rocky Mountain Front,” a local group based in Choteau, began working toward preserving the wild integrity of all the Front, including the Badger-Two Medicine.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Brigadoon Summer

“Come to Me, Bend to Me” is one of the beautiful, romantic songs from the 1940s musical, Brigadoon. I know it well for I sang it in the Many Glacier Hotel production of said musical in the mid 1960s.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Jimmy Carter: Last Days of a Good Life

In late August it was reported that Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter had entered their “final days.”

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
There’s such a thing as trail etiquette

The uppermost switchback on the Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon National Park is eight feet wide. Yet the last time I hiked out, I was stymied by a group of young hikers walking down shoulder to shoulder, tapp...

Updated 1 month ago
Opinion: Thoughts on CFAC

Thursday, Aug. 31 is the deadline for people to weigh in on the Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. proposed cleanup plan.

Updated 1 month ago
Tracing North Fork columnists

In light of Larry Wilson’s well-deserved retirement from writing his weekly column about the North Fork, after nearly 40 years of faithful reporting, I decided it would be interesting (and fun) to document the hi...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Some Republicans back Rosendale

U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale is the kind of proven conservative Montana needs in the race for the U.S. Senate against Sen. Jon Tester. As a group of committed conservative leaders and citizen legislators representing...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Park is open

I volunteer in Glacier National Park by answering the phone in Glacier National Park headquarters and working in the “corral” two days a week alongside more than 30 other volunteers and summer park employees.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Support Glacier Institute effort to buy property

On July 12, 2022, the citizens of Columbia Falls and the Flathead Valley showed up. You overflowed City Hall and formed a line down the sidewalk.