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Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
Unchained melody

The woman started talking before I even got close enough to hear her.

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
North Fork offers self-isolation wisdom

At the risk of this column reading like a journal entry or to even appear that I know what I’m talking about, here it goes. These past few weeks I’ve been reading through the archives of the North Fork re-imagini...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
This too shall pass

I am not a lawyer, a doctor, or a high-ranking politician so I have no idea whether or not the near panic over coronavirus is justified or not. Since there is no vaccine or known effective treatment it does seem...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Keeping the Republic

On the final day of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, delegate Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well doctor, what have we got – a republic or a monarchy?” He responded, “A republic, if you can keep it.”

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Letter from a loyal Wildcat

It’s not my habit to write letters to the editor but I feel compelled to let my feelings be known. I am referring to the Northwest divisional basketball tournament in Ronan recently. I feel it was well organized ...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Changing tech, consistent dedication

I really enjoyed the column Flannery wrote last week about North Valley Search and Rescue training on the North Fork. In addition to being a North Forker, Flannery is also a new member of North Valley Search and...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Opposes Adams

According to the March 4, 2020 article about the Lake Five Project getting “Green Lighted by the Fathead County Commissioner” the lawyers and judges may get to do what the Flathead Planning Board would not do bac...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
The bare management bill

A classic G. George Ostrom Column from 1989...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
The new neighbor

I knocked on the window twice.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
North Fork SAR expertise

The skies were abuzz in the North Fork this past weekend. North Valley Search and Rescue members gathered at the Ogle’s for the first field training up this way in a while. Mark Heaphy could not have executed it...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Dime-a-Dozen millionaires

A classic G. George Ostrom Column from 2004...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
When women were Republicans

Women were once Republicans. In this centennial year of women’s suffrage, it is interesting to see what a difference a century can make.

Updated 1 month ago
Thoughts on Moose

Last week I was mostly whining about how the land management agencies are prone to “kicking the can” down the road. In my opinion, that is the practice of high level politicians and land management agencies that ...

Updated 1 month ago
Leftover Madness

A classic G. George Ostrom Column from 1998...

Updated 1 month ago
Supports Ruis project

Dear Ms. Nicosia, the City-County Planning Board, and Columbia Falls City Council: