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 4 months, 1 week ago
Thoughts on the rescue

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

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Saving money with chickens!

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

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks 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 months, 3 weeks 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 5 months ago
Spring arrives in earnest

Now it is finally spring on the North Fork!

Updated 5 months, 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 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Recalling Matt Brills

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

Updated 5 months, 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months, 1 week ago
The future, and past, of the North Fork

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

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Details, missed

So the other day the boy and I tried to ski and it was a miserable affair.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Democracy isn’t pretty, but it’s better than the alternative

I don’t often read the editorial pages of the Daily Inter Lake, namely because they get a lot of opinions on subjects or topics we don’t always cover.

Updated 7 months ago
North Fork Views: Groups doing good work

I guess that it is only natural that the Interlocal is dominated by the Forest Service, Glacier Park and Flathead County.

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Balloon Daze

Marion Foley was out cross country skiing in her Martin City pasture lot the other evening when she looked up in the sky and saw something glowing.