Tuesday, June 25, 2024


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Updated 1 month, 1 week ago

New editor’s note

At the same time I was graduating high school and making the somewhat questionable decision to start college for p…

Updated 6 days, 10 hours ago
You go to your church, I’ll go to mine

A few years ago I was talking with a man who raised an interesting question; “There’s only one God, why do we need so many different churches?”

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
The 2024 election will pit ‘geezer’ against ‘sleazer’

Having lost an election, I know it hurts to lose. I know, too, that there is a good life beyond losing because I’ve been living it for the past twenty years.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Grizzly hunting is trophy hunting

A final decision on the petitions to remove the grizzly bear from the list of threatened species and the protections of the Endangered Species Act (delisting) may come in June or early July. Currently, authority ov…

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Mothers vouch for Tracy

Rob Tracy has been an attentive individual when it comes to the children’s safety, plus he is professional, communicates, is liked by the children, and a genuine person to us all. His dedication to the kids is pro…

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
In support of the Montana Great Outdoors Project

As Republican legislators representing Northwest Montana and the western edge of our state, we write to express our full support for the Montana Great Outdoors Project.

Updated 1 month ago
A winning issue is a winning issue whether it can be addressed or not

The furor over immigration is an issue that won’t go away—can’t go away-- because once it does it will no longer provide political ammunition for Republicans to use against the Democratic Party.

Updated 2 months ago
Tracy will represent HD11

My name is Shawn Hall and I have been a resident of Bigfork since 2014 and have served as Bigfork’s head wrestling coach for the past six years.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Endorsement for Rob Tracy

Hello, my name is Jim Sticka, a full-time resident from Bigfork since 1993.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
A bridge in Bigfork is just as important as Baltimore

For hours after the tragic accident that took down a bridge over the Pabsco River in Baltimore, our nation sat together in sadness for the seven construction w…

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
March 8, one of the best days of my life

The day I was adopted was one of the best days of my life, because of his decision, my whole life has changed.

Updated 4 months ago
My biggest lesson from Super Bowl Sunday

Voices chattered downstairs, the chink of glasses and hiss of opening soda cans filling the room. Mountains of food were arranged across the kitchen table, a kind of haphazard buffet that everyone had contributed t…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Uncertainty is nothing to be afraid of

I have had my voting registration sheet sitting stationary at my house for an embarrassingly long time...

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
When you hear that next summer’s drought will be a repeat of 2023 for Flathead Lake and to get used to it - don’t believe them

It wasn’t hard to see that Northwestern Montana experienced unique and serious drought conditions last summer. And it has been convenient to blame the weather cycle on the lack of water for irrigation, the thousand…

Updated 6 months, 4 weeks ago
Please round up for safety

Swan Mission Search & Rescue wishes to sincerely thank the Flathead Electric Cooperative’s Roundup for Safety, for fulfilling our request for an award to purchase a drone for our SAR unit headquartered in Swan Lake.