Thursday, September 21, 2023


Searching for opinion based articles? Below we'll share opinion news articles on a wide variety of topics.

Updated 2 months ago

Getting in the game with trail cameras

I recently received a new issue of a bow hunting magazine. It included their annual review of new bow hunting ge...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
We craft the future to come

Any one of these things would make a community proud, and Kalispell got three new landmarks in six months.

Updated 3 months ago
A fishing lure junkie

As you read this column about fishing, my wife, son and friend from Kalispell will be on our way to Northern Manitoba for some world class fishing.

Updated 3 months ago
Rex, Pete and that elusive playing time

My iPhone, like many out there, is stock full of podcasts, and as I scrolled through the other day I found one I hadn’t finished.

Updated 3 months ago
Traditional craft never gets old

When artist and Salish Kootenai College educator Frank Finley gave a talk at the Bigfork Art & Cultural Center last summer, he shared many ways to look at Native American art. One thing he said in particular caug...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Kokanee salmon management

One of the most favorite fisheries in Northwest Montana is the Kokanee salmon. These hard fighting, good eating fish are a favorite of anglers and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Tread the boards and take a bow

What a marvel to see a living resume parade in front of you, and to have honed hundreds of students’ strengths and sparked creativity, all while asking kids to risk self-expression and to experiment and expand th...

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
New angling opportunities in Montana

Similar to most fishermen or should I say anglers, since there are some very dedicated local lady anglers, I am always looking for more information about how...

Updated 4 months ago
Rock needs a new place

Sure the place was a little dusty, and the alphabetizing made no sense, but it made the hunt all that more potentially rewarding. Who knew so many records from France would end up in the Flathead?

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Thousands of teammates, pupils and Ws

Gary Evans, the unheralded (and unpaid) pitching coach for the Glacier Wolfpack, figures he’s played alongside a thousand different fastpitch players.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Curiosity brings lives to light

The Great Falls native took off to teach in Shanghai motivated by the notion that “the world isn’t as scary as the nightly news makes it out to be.”

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Pass the WD-40

It’s springtime in the Flathead! For the outdoor minded resident, we have a host of options for outdoor fun.

Updated 5 months ago
At curtain, I’ll fake Manhattan

Flathead Valley opera fans have it pretty good.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Lions 9 has roared into first season

There are some understandable and ongoing concerns from American Legion coaches about the addition of baseball as a Montana High School Association-sanctioned sport this spring.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
86th mission lasted 1,881 days

Tom was my grandmother’s favorite relative judging by the clippings she displayed wherever she lived.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
2023 elk hunting regs in Montana

Montana is usually ranked as one of America’s best elk hunting states. Deer, antelope, mountain sheep, game birds and numerous other wildlife species are the annual targets of over 100,000 Montana hunters.