Columns

Ice and birds

December 11, 2019 at 8:20 am

Sunday morning brought a big, bright ball into the sky, retina sizzling. Albeit traumatic, it was a welcomed change from the multiple feet of snow that arrived in the form of thick, fat rain drops splashing like the tears of my current moo...

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Spare the Rod

December 11, 2019 at 8:21 am

A classic G. George Ostrom column from Aug. 22, 1989... One of the wildest fights I saw in grade school was at Camas Prairie where I attended my first year. It was between the principal and a 17-year-old seventh grader. That’s been a long t...

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Music to my ears

December 11, 2019 at 8:25 am

So me and the boy were headed up to shoot video of the Night of Lights parade and for the first time ever the “mean streets” of Columbia Falls almost got me, which is to say a car that was making a left-hand turn on a green light insisted t...

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Sunshine soldiers

December 04, 2019 at 7:42 am

A classic George Ostrom column, from June, 1989...I have never said I like to hike with ice water running down my neck. I never found even a thimble of joy in sloshing through mud and snow up to my buns. At no time, no where, have I extolle...

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Thanksgiving at Sondreson Hall

December 04, 2019 at 7:45 am

Thanksgiving dinner at Sondreson Hall is the biggest North Fork event of the year and is filled with tradition. For many, Many years, Steve Berg and his wife were the hosts. They bought the turkeys and hams, organized the cooks, decorated t...

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A death in the family

December 04, 2019 at 7:55 am

There was a death in the family recently.At least that’s what I told the New York Times. See, you can’t just cancel your subscription to the Times, you have to “chat” online with a representative on why you decided to cancel.Rather than tel...

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About hypothermia

November 27, 2019 at 7:42 am

A classic George Ostrom column, from August, 1989...It is 15 minutes after midnight Tuesday as I sit down to write this week’s column. I am shaking and quivering from hypothermia and I have serious words of wisdom for all men of the world. ...

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Mr. Brown goes to Ireland

November 27, 2019 at 7:45 am

Though a “news junkie” I’ve grown deeply weary of the unrelenting impeachment coverage, and so was grateful to escape for a recent vacation to the Emerald Isle of Ireland.I’m a typical all-American mix of ethnicities, but primarily Irish, a...

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North Fork Women

November 27, 2019 at 7:55 am

When family or friends inquire about how things are going with me living up in the woods somewhere near Canada, the answer always goes kind of wonky. They can never quite grasp all that this reality entails as well as my choice to live som...

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About Mein Hut

November 20, 2019 at 8:21 am

A classic George Ostrom column, from December, 1962...Christmas is a hat. I don’t know what kind of hat, but I have always hoped it was a warm one, knitted by a mother with so much care and love that the little boy who wore is such a short ...

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