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Call of the Wild

Hello loyal readers of The Trail Watcher.

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January thaws

Every season of every year it seems that someone – or a group – comment they have never seen weather like we are having. These comments cover every combination of weather so hot or so cold. So wet or so dry. So m...

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Good beginnings

A classic G. George Ostrom column from 2007.

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He brought his own light with him

Shooting the Night of Lights Parade in Columbia Falls and the Heritage Days Parade are always a challenge as a photographer.

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Winter difficulties

Despite a slow start to winter it has become a very active North Fork winter. First we had little snow but several days of slick roads, with multiple folks sliding in the ditch.