Friday, August 19, 2022


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Updated 8 months ago

Dumpster diver

I figured a mouse or a rat.

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
A rafting misadventure

Almost all of us enjoy the great outdoors of Montana. Most of us also realize that there can be danger out there. This is especially true for serious mountain climbers, snowmobilers, swiftwater adventurers and ot...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
An appreciation for Kennedy

I met Brian Kennedy when his family bought the Hungry Horse News and Brian and his wife took the reins from Mel Ruder and took over the day to day operation of the paper.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Opinion: A thank you

I’m not going to lie to you and say that former Hungry Horse News editor Brian Kennedy and I got along fabulously. Because often, we did not see eye-to-eye.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Remembering Frederick

I still miss John Frederick. Over the years we became close friends although our political views were usually completely opposed. We had hundreds of political discussions and we both enjoyed them. We both recogni...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Above average meetings

This week’s Summer Interlocal and Firewise Day was a good meeting and was well attended. I especially enjoyed the Firewise presentation.

Updated 1 month ago
Fun up the North Fork

I have had an action packed fun filled time on the North Fork for the last two weeks. I hope everyone else has too.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Hill

The Belly River hill is an interesting place. You watch people coming down it and they’re clean shaven if they’re men (and a few women) and their clothes are spotless and they all smell like they’ve just had show...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flood threat eases

It looks like we may have escaped the main danger of a spring flood. While Red Lodge and Yellowstone Park had major damage from flooding we only had minor flooding and no real damage that I know of.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Geologic disappointments

If you look at the rocks just about any day of the week, they look, like, well, um, rocks.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
We have a fire engine

The weather remains unsettled and the river has gone from green to muddy and back to green, but folks are still pushing for summer to really arrive.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Mansfield, guns and statesmanship

I think the difference between a politician and a statesman is that the people believe a statesman will do what he or she believes is the right thing regardless of the political consequences. When it gets down t...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Thoughts on community

Slowly we are moving closer to summer. On Saturday I enjoyed an outdoor barbecue with friends and neighbors at Trail Creek. It was a great time because the neighbors have a covey of youngsters from eight years of...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
The joys of recycling

So I had this old dented tailgate from my pickup truck that’s been sitting around for a couple of year now.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Kudos to Manley

It is still not quite summer, but one or two sunny days makes us realize we are, at least, on the edge of summer. Grizzlies have been seen by nearly everyone. One resident who lives north of Trail Creek has alrea...

Updated 3 months ago
The test run

So I did a test a week or so ago of the walking route I’ll have to take if I don’t have a ticket to get into Glacier.