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Back in the saddle

August 21, 2019 at 7:48 am

I can’t say that July and August were fun-filled, but they were certainly action packed. Heart attack, open-heart surgery and a pain-filled recovery. But it was not all bad. It is amazing what cardiologists can do today. Also, I have a new ...

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Success

August 21, 2019 at 7:48 am

A classic George Ostrom column, from 1968...Dallas is a beautiful city, if you can call any city beautiful, and they have the same major problem that plagues business in every other town in America.They can’t find people who want to work. I...

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You’d huff and drool too

August 21, 2019 at 7:54 am

This week Glacier National Park rangers closed down access to the Granite Park Chalet area after hikers had several close encounters with grizzly bears.This was the right thing to do. But I also have to openly question if this, at least in ...

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On Jack Olsen

August 14, 2019 at 7:27 am

A classic George Ostrom column, from February, 1970...With this column we begin the ninth year as the Hungry Horse News columnist from the Hog Heaven country.The first column was published Feb. 2, 1962. I was a new-frontiersman in Senator M...

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National Parks need autonomy

August 14, 2019 at 7:33 am

Areas created and managed as National Park System sites are the nation’s living treasures, so why are Congress and the Executive Branch treating them like old used cars? A few dings, a little rust, some knocks, oil leaks, no problem.The Nat...

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Was Thomas Walsh poisoned?

August 14, 2019 at 7:38 am

His sensational investigation of the Teapot Dome scandal made Montana U.S. Sen. Thomas Walsh a national figure, known for his ironclad honesty, and his earnestly disciplined approach to his senatorial duties. There is no known picture of h...

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High finance

August 07, 2019 at 7:37 am

A classic George Ostrom column, from December, 1970...There is no training available in either the academic or business world which can possibly prepare a fella for family negotiated high finance.Monday evening while I was sittin’ in my cha...

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Pendley good for Montana

August 07, 2019 at 7:39 am

The hysterical reaction by the left to the appointment of William Perry Pendley to serve as director of the BLM deserves a response. The chief accusation against Pendley is that he will sell federal public land to “special interest allies....

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Thoughts on Howe Ridge video

August 07, 2019 at 7:49 am

Last week the Park Service, nearly a year after the event, release a “video narrative” of the Howe Ridge Fire.“The intent of this video is to capture the basic chronology events during the first 36 hours of the Howe Ridge Fire, ignited by l...

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Egg money

July 31, 2019 at 7:20 am

A classic George Ostrom column, from November, 1969...It was evening. We were northbound on the Santa Ana Freeway and I took the wrong exit at 75 mph.Cal was crouched in the suicide seat with every knuckle showing white. Two hours later, we...

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