Editorial

A boy’s will is the wind’s will: Fire everywhere but not in your sector

September 02, 2015 at 2:17 pm

SANDERS COUNTY - Thursday I sat in the back of a Ford Super Duty DNRC Engine as two state employees patrolled for fires and checked on extinguished sites. I witnessed first hand what it means to be on call for fire patrol, where your area o...

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An update from Rep. Ingraham

October 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm

As I look about at the beauty being displayed this fall, the changing leaves, the crisp air and blue skies, it’s not hard to imagine why one of Montana’s nicknames is “Big Sky Country.” And with Montana’s anniversary of when she became a St...

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Trials and errors - a gardening column by Green Thumb

October 30, 2013 at 2:33 pm

Much of gardening is a haphazard sort of adventure. I have a habit, however, of viewing my garden plots as a number of science experiments! My last column concerned my bush green bean trials, with the “Dragon Langerie” variety showing an e...

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Federal Foolishness - An update from Senator Fielder

October 16, 2013 at 9:50 am

“We were ordered to make life as difficult for people as we can” a National Park Service employee told the media. The debacle began when the Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives funded all the government functions except Oba...

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An update from Rep. Ingraham

October 14, 2013 at 8:26 am

The State Administration & Veterans Affairs Committee (SAVA) will be meeting on Monday, October 21 in room 102 of the Capitol Building for those of you interested in following the work of the committee, especially in regards to their work o...

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An update from Rep. Schwaderer

October 09, 2013 at 10:32 am

As a member of the State Tribal Relations Interim Committee, between now and the next session I will be attending six meetings for updates on tribal issues in the state. Four of those meetings will be held with various tribes across the sta...

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Update from Rep. Schwaderer

October 02, 2013 at 9:04 am

Revenue update: One of the more important jobs of the legislature is to approve an estimate of the state’s revenue for the next two years; then our job is to budget within that revenue estimate. Sitting on House Taxation, I was a part of t...

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Update from Rep. Ingraham

October 02, 2013 at 9:02 am

With the passing of time, I thought I should update you on how things were progressing for the State Administration & Veterans Affairs (SAVA) Committee since their first meeting that was held on July 11. If you will recall, in addition to ...

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Keith's Column: Not goodbye, see you soon

October 02, 2013 at 9:12 am

I was attempting to sort through the pile of seemingly unnecessary attachments and plastic pieces in order to install new windshield wipers on my car when I did something that seemed to sum up the entirety of my time in Mineral County. I s...

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Dragon's Underwear or the late green beans trial - a Gardening Column by Green Thumb

September 25, 2013 at 10:40 am

By now, I think you readers have concluded that I am somewhat of a gardening over-enthusiast. (Somewhat?!) And you may be somewhat confused by the title of this article, but, there is an explanation! In January, as usual, I began looking a...

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