Tuesday, June 18, 2024


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Updated 4 years, 8 months ago

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 s…

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
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?

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago
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.

Updated 2 years, 8 months ago
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.

Updated 2 years, 8 months ago
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.

Updated 2 years, 9 months ago
Montana Viewpoint: Keeping it together

A politically divided nation is easy prey to its enemies and a weak partner to its allies.

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
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.

Updated 2 years, 10 months ago
Montana Viewpoint: Rights and responsibilities

But for almost every right, there is a qualifier that is as important as the right itself.

Updated 2 years, 11 months ago
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.

Updated 2 years, 11 months ago
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.

Updated 3 years, 1 month ago
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.

Updated 3 years, 1 month ago
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.

Updated 3 years, 2 months ago
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.

Updated 3 years, 2 months ago
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...

Updated 3 years, 3 months ago
Food for Thought: Power plays, preadolescents

As young people mature, they seek more independence.

Updated 3 years, 4 months ago
Food for Thought: Recognizing bulimia, causes, symptons

Bulimia, also called bulimia nervosa, is a psychological eating disorder...