Sunday, January 16, 2022


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Updated 1 month ago

17 million words (or so): that’s all she wrote

Well, dear folks, the time has come for me to put down my pen — back away from the computer is more like it — an...

Updated 6 months ago
Northwest Montana is a boater's paradise

Northwest Montana has more than its fair share of lakes and streams ideally suited for recreation use.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
The old basement

When I was a kid in Ohio, the stairs to our basement led to a recreational oasis.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Summer fishing in full swing

There are a lot of lakes in our area that really offer the best of both worlds for someone looking to fish all day.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Selling home, sweet home

My brothers and I gathered on our computer screens via Zoom a couple of weeks ago to begin the arduous task of deciding what to do with our 350-acre farm in Minnesota.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
God bless the USA

How fortunate we are to live in the USA, Montana and the Flathead Valley.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
A (former) room with a view

Having worked from home the previous eight months, coming back to the office at the beginning of June has taken some adjustment.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Young wildlife, just leave them alone

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

Updated 7 months ago
In search of the perfect tomato soup

Politics and social movements aside, perhaps the one thing most of us can agree on is there’s nothing finer than a steaming hot, aromatic bowl of soup, tomato soup to be exact.

Updated 7 months ago
Is it summer yet?

Has our spring season finally transitioned into summer in the Flathead?

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Vacations — you either thrive or, at least, survive

Carol's column

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
The fishing gets good!

For full time guides and outfitters, fishing “season” never really ends.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Houston and humidity: we have a problem

Lynnette's column

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Know the fishing rules

This leads to knowing how many fish you can keep and whether there is a size limit?

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Of prairie dogs and other pests

Spring's wonky weather pattern tricked me into unwisely and prematurely buying hanging baskets and potting flowers, but wisely prevented me from buying tomato plants.

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Memorial Day fishing

But hey, we don’t need sunshine and warm temperatures to go fishing!