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Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Apgar Lookout: This early season jaunt a great way to get in shape, with views

The Apgar Mountain Lookout Trail is one of those trails to hike first thing in the season because it’s easy to get…

Updated 8 months ago
Opinion: Cutting weight?

There was a bright red spot of blood in the track and I wondered how the fox had gotten the injury.

Updated 8 months ago
Get back to the basics

As a Republican candidate for Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction, I have a simple, but clear vision for our schools: I want to bring education back to basics.

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Opinion: Lucky duck

A bald eagle snatched dinner right in front of us. By the time I got the camera out of the chest bag the eagle was half flying, half swimming with the duck thr…

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Opinion: Gassed

With the weather ready to take a turn I figured I better quit hiking in the woods for a weekend or two and cut some firewood.

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Opinion: Rolling under the stars

So on Saturday we didn’t have much time, so the boy and I went out into the Badger Two Medicine area south of Glacier National Park.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Opinion: Testing tents in lousy weather

We’ve been going through tents this summer, which Is to say we’re testing our third one.

Updated 10 months ago
Opinion: A tight spot

One of my favorite films of all time is “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” starring George Clooney.

Updated 10 months, 1 week 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 12 months ago
Following the ‘leader’

A spectacular picture recently appeared on social media of a young lady in Arizona.

Updated 1 year ago
A night not to forget

What a beautiful day I said and it was: Clear and cold and not a breath of wind … Jan. 27, 1968.

Updated 1 year ago
The Klan in Montana

History may not repeat itself, but it rhymes. Patterns and cycles seem to repeat over time.

Updated 1 year ago
CFAC promises to be a dump forever

So I’ve sat through hours of meetings on the Columbia Falls Aluminum Co. cleanup and read through hundreds of pages of documents and I’ve come to the following conclusion: It will always be a dump of some sort or a…

Updated 1 year ago
Hertz on reappraisals

Property tax appraisals are currently arriving in the mail. It’s important to review the valuation and appeal it if you do not agree with the valuation. The appeal instructions are in the letter that was mailed to …

Updated 1 year ago
Group says state carnivore management a sham

Wolf and grizzly bear management planning is underway in Montana, and the Gianforte administration’s strategy for managing these species could not be more clear: our way, or the highway.

Updated 1 year ago
Now people expect to be rescued

When I was leading groups into the Wyoming wilderness in the 1990s, once we left a trailhead we were on our own.