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Opportunities missed to protect Flathead watershed
The 68th session of the Montana Legislature recently concluded. While there have been some tacit wins for water ...
Class of 2023 a tough bunch
Adversity and resilience. Perseverance and strength. Challenge and opportunity.
Montana’s mental health system is broken
I am contacting you regarding a desperate need for help in the Kalispell area.
Opportunities to fix forests in the farm bill
Summer is an essential time for Montana’s agricultural producers, but this summer is also an important time for agriculture policymakers.
Legislature expands freedom in public education
As our more than 9,000 students prepare to receive that honorable Montana diploma from our 173 high schools, I reflect on this past year and look forward to the next.
Guns have changed everything, especially childhood
I learned to shoot on the family ranch, as ranch kids are wont to do.
Republicans put Montanan’s tax dollars to work
Republicans came into the 2023 session focused on how to ensure a large surplus was handled with the utmost respect for Montanans, as well as meeting the needs of state services. With a surplus estimated at over ...
Taking on China to defend our Montana way of life
With the weather finally warming up here for spring time, I’ve been spending a lot of time out on my tractor finishing up planting.
Governor ignores repercussions of veto
Gov. Greg Gianforte wielded his veto power May 17 when he rejected a bill that would have reimbursed Lake County for some of the costs it incurs to conduct felony law enforcement on the Flathead Reservation throu...
The best way to honor those who didn’t make it home is to fight for those who did
Growing up I always knew summer was around the corner when my dad loaded us up and took us down to the Whitefish Memorial Day parade.