Thursday, June 01, 2023


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Updated 1 year, 5 months ago

Dumpster diver

I figured a mouse or a rat.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
A longer way for a danish

It’s a long way to Tipperary and a pretty long way to the Polebridge Mercantile up the North Fork in Glacier.

Updated 1 day, 14 hours ago
History book now available

Lois Walker has done it again!

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Now is time to prepare for wildfire

I don’t need to report that the North Fork was filled with smoke last week.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Get off my lawn guy

Well, I’ve stooped to a new low.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Thoughts on the rescue

Everyone in the North Fork followed the story of the young man lost on the Huckleberry Lookout Trail.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Saving money with chickens!

Like a lot of people trying to save a few bucks, I too, have turned to chickens.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Teachers on the front lines

School shootings and the bloody murders of totally innocent children and their teacher caretakers is a societal tragedy that Americans have become numb to. Without the common sense outlawing of the assault weapo...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
How to swallow a snake, whole

So a few weeks ago I was sitting in a blind at a private pond watching a great blue heron.

Updated 1 month ago
Spring arrives in earnest

Now it is finally spring on the North Fork!

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
The mail takes a strange route

Seventy degrees Fahrenheit one day and then 40ºF the next accompanied by freezing or near freezing nights.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Recalling Matt Brills

I was fortunate to meet and know many of the North Fork Homesteaders.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Can we fix it? Yes we can

You know, I’ve made a career out of social faux pas — saying the wrong thing at the wrong time has always been a skill I’ve cherished.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Thoughts on North Fork Road

I am writing this column on the official first day of Spring. As usual it is much more springlike in Columbia Falls than it is on the North Fork.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Private lands in Glacier should have zoning

Last week’s story on a home built on the banks of McDonald Creek by John and Stacy Ambler certainly struck a nerve on social media, reaching about 722,000 people as of Monday, according to Fakebook.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
The future, and past, of the North Fork

A relatively new North Forker recently asked me if we are experiencing a “normal” winter.