Columns

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Updated 8 months, 2 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 6 days, 23 hours ago
Thoughts on the mob

There is no doubt that Jan. 6 will be a day of infamy in American history.

Updated 6 days, 23 hours ago
Normalcy

Every year I am asked whether or not this is a “normal” year.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
On forwarded mail and other waste

If everyone had as good and merry Christmas as I did we are all in good shape.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Christmas birding

I did a route for the Christmas bird count on Sunday in Glacier National Park.

Updated 1 month ago
McNeil, Hoiland recognized

Back in October I intentionally failed to report the most significant action taken by the Landowners Association. That action was the unanimous vote by the membership to award life memberships to Cecily McNeil an...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bison screensavers

We drove to the National Bison Range on Sunday.

Updated 2 months ago
ATV thoughts

I didn’t actually measure the snowfall, but my best guess is we got about a foot of powder snow in one day.

Updated 2 months ago
Governor Schwinden

The recent behavior of the current President reminded me of an insightful comment made forty or so years ago by then Gov. Ted Schwinden. The Governor said, “You can really tell what a man’s made of by how he los...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Pondering things poetic

There is a touch of the poet in each of us, and that sometimes flusters me greatly.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
North Fork beavers cause a problem

We have had just about everything in the last two weeks. Three nights well below zero accompanied by a half foot of snow.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Small thoughts on big woods

On Sunday we went into a patch of big woods that I know of. The woods take a while to get to — you go through a patch of smaller woods before you get there.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics make wild North Fork that much sweeter

I am disgusted by the actions of both political parties and try to vote for the person I think will serve us best.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Could testing keep athletes in play?

When school sports started this fall I gave them a slight chance of success.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Early snow at least beneficial for hunters

Plenty of snow for tracking and being quiet.

Updated 4 months 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...