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Updated 4 months ago

Young wildlife, just leave them alone

It’s not uncommon for well-meaning people to pick up deer fawns or other wildlife.

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
There's always a wild card with fire seasons

There are fires still burning in Montana, but for the most part, our northwest region is just about of the woods.

Updated 6 days, 22 hours ago
Opening day, it's here at last

Over 100,000 other Montana hunters and non-resident hunters will enjoy Montana’s millions of acres of public land and private land open to public hunting this Saturday.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
One for the campfire

The plan a couple of weeks ago was to meet the Flathead Paddlers group I belong to at the Glacier Park boat inspection station, then drive up to Sprague Creek campground to launch our kayaks on Lake McDonald — at...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
COLUMN: A spell-check of a name, and we’ll take it

About five minutes into his introductory press conference this week Rich Bisaccia gently corrected a writer on the pronunciation of his name.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
A slice of Finland in my genetic pie

I have long been intrigued by ancestral heritage, the DNA melting pot that has made us who we are.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Making sense of FWP hunt proposals

To say that Montana hunting regulations are complicated would be a gross understatement. So, FWP’s goal of simplifying hunting regulations is a very worthwhile goal. I wish them well.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
COLUMN: DeRue comes up aces — and more aces

The Ryder Cup has ended gloriously, the leaves are falling decorously and that usually means time is running out to get in that last 18 around these parts.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Dealing with dementia: Don't be silent

I read with great interest a story a co-worker of mine, Carol Marino, wrote and was published in Thursday’s Daily Inter Lake.

Updated 1 month ago
Tourist for a day, or two

The past few weekends I’ve been going on day trips fit for a tourist.

Updated 1 month ago
COLUMN: Inspired hires, garden spots, sticker shock

After seeing the bill for Bruce Barnum’s beer garden extravaganza — $14,448, for 2,064 beers — I can only think: Why didn’t Jerry Glanville think of this?

Updated 1 month ago
Are wolf, bear regs really needed?

With the end of summer and the fall season here, all of us living in bear country must be aware of how bears, both black bears and grizzly bears, are on a relentless search for food or calories in order to surviv...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Ironing out life’s wrinkles

I'll never get used to wrinkles, even as a fashion statement.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
COLUMN: Milestones reached 24 hours apart

Two night games and 200 wins.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Memories of Sept. 11, 2001

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I was at work at my hometown newspaper, the Courier-Express in DuBois, Pennsylvania.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Fall is here and it's time to hunt

If you are a hunter like myself, most of us feel we are entering the best three months of the year.