My eyes fluttered awake to the early-morning coos of mourning doves and a halo of light from the window. “Oh, it’s Memorial Day,” I remembered from somewhere in my cavernous REM slumber.

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On the evening of March 19, Patrick Gilchrist, who is a Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Glasgow, hosted a webinar. The focus of the webinar was to give an updated status of the drought situation in Daniels, Sheridan, and Roosevelt Counties and to…

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Our institutions aren’t what they once were. Opinion polls show overwhelmingly that trust in the government, in Congress, and in business has fallen in previous years and remains low. One exception is the military, which is consistently among our most respected institutions. This reputation …

Thirty years ago, Montana lost one of the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives we had held for eighty years. The mathematical formula that was used to determine the distribution of Representatives after Census counts had worked against us. The result was that Montana lost half our repr…

There is no other way to put it, the president of the United States is exhibiting disturbing behavior and a great many people seem to be in denial about it.

It’s never too late to change direction. Regardless of past mistakes, you can decide today to take a different path. Here are some suggestions to help you.

In political and special interest lobbyist Chuck Denowh’s recent opinion article about the Mabee Road case, the author painted a pretty incredible picture of the small nonprofit the Public Land Water Access Association as a modern-day Goliath pitted against the average rancher. In this tall …

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Our Supreme Court justices must think they are the executive branch and the legislative branch all rolled into one! They may even believe they are the new oligarchy in charge of Montana. Whatever their problem, it is manifesting itself in executive and legislative authority being usurped by …

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Montanans are fiercely independent and cherish our constitutional rights and freedoms. We are proud to report that this legislative session Republicans passed a series of bills that safeguard individual rights, and thankfully we have a Governor who has signed them into law.

I woke up this morning and Bob Dylan was 80. Eighty! Although he was kicking around Fargo when I was just a toddler, Bob Dylan getting older makes me feel old.

Well there’s a cease-fire in place and you know what that means, time to recycle an old joke!

Education has been one of the most disrupted sectors by COVID-19. The ripple effects of school closures and remote learning have further put pressure on families and our economy. The Legislature responded by giving more flexibility to students, families, and educators to engage in individual…

Most conservative churches refuse to engage in so-called political issues. Are protecting the unborn, marriage, or religious liberty political issues – or — have they entered the political arena because the church refused to engage them?

I've covered dozens of graduations over the years, and I never tire of the optimism and enthusiasm. We publish profiles of the seniors each year and learn their future plans, anything from medical school, the military, or beauty college.