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Officer Manny Quinn may be the silent type ... but she's always on the alert for troublemakers!
Along this summer’s tourist-filled main street of Plains, a silent sentinel stood relentless watch for potential...
Montana Viewpoint: Vigilante justice
Can individual Americans, by claiming that they felt their life was in danger become judge, jury, and executioner and not worry unduly about the consequences?
Governor Gianforte: Enforce Montana’s “Bad Actor” Mining Law
As a hunter and angler who’s lived in the Upper Clark Fork River valley between Deer Lodge and Anaconda for more than 30 years, I can attest to the damaging legacy of mining on our waterways.
Montana Viewpoint: Time to put the election to rest
Mike Lindell has had much more success in attracting people to his point of view than he has had in finding evidence to support it.
Montana Viewpoint: The story of Tom Lane
Every once in a while we meet people that come into our lives for a short moment, and as short as it might be, they leave a very long impression.
Montana Viewpoint: Keeping it together
A politically divided nation is easy prey to its enemies and a weak partner to its allies.
Montana Viewpoint: The enemy is us
The ways we are currently dealing with Covid and global warming may validate that belief sooner than later. It was once commonplace to distinguish humans from other species by saying humans were rational thinkers.
Montana Viewpoint: Rights and responsibilities
But for almost every right, there is a qualifier that is as important as the right itself.
Food for Thought: Keeping anger under control
Let’s take a look at what causes people to become angry and how they can respond to stressful situations more productively.
Food for Thought: Is empathy important and should parents be teaching it?
Empathy and concern for other people allow us to appreciate what we have and how we can help others.
Montana Newspaper Association urges support for local journalism act
Fairness is the goal of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act currently being considered in the United States Congress.
Montana Viewpoint: Just say no to division
Last week I read the transcript of a New York Times podcast with longtime Republican pollster Frank Luntz.
Food for Thought: Parental Alienation Syndrome
PAS is the systematic denigration of one parent by the other parent with the intent of alienating the child against the other parent.
Montana Viewpoint: A rainy night in Georgia
The point of the 253 bills that have been introduced by Republicans in 43 states is to make it more difficult...
Food for Thought: Power plays, preadolescents
As young people mature, they seek more independence.
Food for Thought: Recognizing bulimia, causes, symptons
Bulimia, also called bulimia nervosa, is a psychological eating disorder...