Saturday, November 27, 2021


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Updated 5 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 2 days, 16 hours ago
Thanksgiving traditions

Happy Thanksgiving! This is one, if not the happiest weekends of the year for me.

Updated 6 days, 16 hours ago
A woodworker’s passion is rekindled

The first thing my husband Tim made for me from wood 40 years ago was a name plate for my desk.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Elk produce a real jolt of adrenaline

I’d nearly forgotten the feeling, but seeing the group moving in front of me was like being on cloud nine.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Sacrifices of veterans hit close to home

The country may be divided in some ways, but the sacrifices made by our veterans ensure we have an opportunity to differ on some issues.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Hunter's dream season is here

The best half of our five-week deer rifle season is ahead.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
COLUMN: Flathead sees rare pair head to Division I

It is once again Signing Day Ceremony Season, and Flathead High had a nice one Wednesday to celebrate two future Division I athletes in swimmer Lily Milner and wrestler Fin Nadeau.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
A weekend roaming the woods

It’s been a few years since I’ve been hunting — and when I say “hunting” I mean traipsing 10 paces behind my husband, the one with the gun putting the sneak on the game.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Hometown pride abounds in virtual happy place

When life gets hard we tend to seek out those happy places that give us comfort and take us away from the day’s toil.

Updated 1 month ago
COLUMN: Long May he stay this way

The 47th Northern Rodeo Association Finals begin today at 7 p.m. inside Majestic Valley Arena, with youngsters and veterans alike taking on rough stock for three straight nights.

Updated 1 month 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 1 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 3 weeks 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.