Opinion

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Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Of Art and Cake

I received a call from Hungry Horse artist Nick Oberling last week. He lamented that Glacier wasn’t open to loca...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Brown: Be like Judy

The work of the 2019 legislative session has come full circle on two bills vetted in the Senate State Administration Veterans’ Affairs Committee which I chaired. One was SB275 (Senator Olzewski-R) and HB524 (Repr...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
'Fun’ at Wally World

So I’m standing in the return line at Walmart and there’s this guy at the counter with a leather vest on and a pair of filthy jeans. His diet must have been working, because his pants were falling off and his but...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Great grandma supports Mitchell for HD3

I’m a proud great-grandmother of your Republican candidate for House District 3, Braxton Mitchell

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Trapline thanks

The Trapline Association would like to thank the Flathead Valley and Gateway to Glacier communities for their support of the 42nd annual Cabin Fever Days in February.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
A good dose of social distancing

I managed to avoid Glacier National Park over the Labor Day weekend, not that I didn’t try to stay in the backcountry.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
More thoughts on commercial camps

This year, Kintla Lake and Bowman Lake campgrounds are closed and maybe that accounts for at least part of the increased numbers of campers on the Forest side.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Supports Bennett

The office of Secretary of State is one I once held. Ensuring it’s run efficiently and effectively, with a focus on customer service, is extremely important to every Montanan. That is why, even though I’ve served...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Spring in Glacier

A classic G. George Ostrom column from August, 1971.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Head-on wrecks and other tales

Another exciting week on the North Fork! Not all bad, but certainly at least two negative events.

Updated 3 months ago
She likes Debo

Whenever I chat with my neighbors of House District 3, at the grocery store or on a trail picking huckleberries, I can’t help but mention that Representative Debo Powers is the right choice for the Montana State ...

Updated 3 months ago
Gather at the River

What a great summer week we had! Great sunny weather for the days, cool nights and best of all—no fires.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Campers, everywhere

I am not sure how much we can blame the coronavirus but it is getting much more difficult to drive to or from the North Fork. Starting at Canyon Creek, the road is rougher and dustier every day. It ranges from ro...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
North Fork boards see some changes

Usually the North Fork Preservation Association elections are just a renewal of officers and directors. John Frederick for example, was president for twenty-some years and the board remained virtually unchanged. ...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf tourney a big success

On behalf of the Wildc/kat Athletic Endowment Association (WAEA), I would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the Columbia Falls Community and businesses for your attendance and support at the WAEA Golf Tournament ...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Maybe it’s Utopia

A recent story we did on people camping at Blankenship certainly sparked a lot of interest. One person said it should have been labeled an opinion piece.