Sunday, September 24, 2023


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Updated 1 week, 4 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 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Love says leave fish be for awhile

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks should help the trout in the Flathead during this drought, but hoot-owl restrictions are only a temporary fix.

Updated 2 months ago
Department of Revenue talks revaluation

By now, most Montana property owners have opened their 2023 Property Classification and Appraisal Notices, and many have been surprised by the Montana Department of Revenue’s estimate of their property’s market v...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
More thoughts on reval

Las Vegas card sharks, Mississippi Riverboat gamblers, and Churchill Downs handicappers are pleased that Governor Gianforte and Montana’s Republican legislators pulled a fast one on Montana homeowners in the 2023...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Following the ‘leader’

A spectacular picture recently appeared on social media of a young lady in Arizona.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
GOP grew government, raised taxes

Less government and lower taxes!!  You hear that political slogan from Republican candidates early and often while they are campaigning.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
A night not to forget

What a beautiful day I said and it was: Clear and cold and not a breath of wind … Jan. 27, 1968.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Shelters stretched beyond capacity

Operating a shelter is difficult.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
The Klan in Montana

History may not repeat itself, but it rhymes. Patterns and cycles seem to repeat over time.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
CFAC promises to be a dump forever

So I’ve sat through hours of meetings on the Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. cleanup and read through hundreds of pages of documents and I’ve come to the following conclusion: It will always be a dump of some sort or...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Hertz on reappraisals

Property tax appraisals are currently arriving in the mail. It’s important to review the valuation and appeal it if you do not agree with the valuation. The appeal instructions are in the letter that was mailed t...

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Group says state carnivore management a sham

Wolf and grizzly bear management planning is underway in Montana, and the Gianforte administration’s strategy for managing these species could not be more clear: our way, or the highway.

Updated 3 months ago
Now people expect to be rescued

When I was leading groups into the Wyoming wilderness in the 1990s, once we left a trailhead we were on our own.

Updated 3 months ago
Bond family says thanks

Dear Family, Friends and Acquaintances of Ron Bond,

Updated 3 months ago
The Deck

Contrary to the name Glacier Park Lodge is not exactly in Glacier National Park. Instead it sits on the Blackfeet Reservation a few miles east of the Park’s boundary. It was built in 1913 to serve as the first st...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Unhealthy Snacks

In this week’s newspaper we feature author Bob Love’s book, “Pathfinder” a fine collection of poems, stories and essays that Love has been working on for the past 50 years.