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Repent and turn from wicked ways

The Democrats, the mainstream media and some Republicans have brought shame to the United States of America because of their hate for our President Donald Trump. Our President has exposed the evil of the deep state swamp and they hate him for it....

 

Thank Senator Tester for Alzheimer's support

There are 21,000 Montanans living with Alzheimer’s disease, which is a growing public health crisis that threatens to bankrupt America. In 2019, caring for individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias cost an estimated $290 billion. Tha...

 

Premium bullets - Are they needed?

My first reply to that question is, "yes, sometimes, maybe." It all depends on the situation. But let me define what a premium bullet is - I'm talking about the projectile, not the cartridge.) Most...

 
 By Tom Browder    Opinion    January 16, 2020 

Double Arrow Ranch - The early days of the residential development

Some say that events and people become of historical interest after 50 years have passed. If that is so, the early phases of Double Arrow Ranch will reach this milestone in June of 2022, just over...

 

An opportunity to cheat death

As most of you probably know, on New Year’s Day, tragedy struck our valley in the form of the death of two snowmobilers buried in an avalanche. This is not the only tragedy so far this year but is one that hits fairly close to me. I am an avid snow...

 
 By David Wall    Opinion    January 9, 2020

Protecting the County and the taxpayer

When I introduce myself as the Missoula County auditor, most people respond with: "Are you like the IRS?" "Do you go door to door and audit taxpayers?" "Nice to meet you, am I in trouble?" I am...

 

Imagine the 'What if...?'

What is a community foundation? Community foundations are organizations that can help manage community-wide discussions and collect and distribute funds for local projects. A community foundation is a...

 
 By Jim Johnson    Opinion    January 9, 2020

Disconnected from the head

My beautiful wife was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1985. MS is an auto-immune disease that causes debilitating issues between the brain and the body. Its effect causes parts of the external an...

 

Join me in the March for Life 2020

Life is something everyone reading this has. Where did it begin? Many of us wonder, many of us trust it is from God, and most of us can agree that it is sacred. I’d like to write briefly of what this means to me and invite you to come pray for...

 

Get your taxes done at no cost to you

Now that the holidays are over, it's that time of year to think about tax season which is just around the corner. This year Missoula Aging Services/Seeley-Swan Resource Center has coordinated with...

 

Bull dogs with rubber teeth

Summers up on Rumble Creek work'n for the Berners sometimes had a story. Doc, ya know, had a heart of gold, God rest his soul. Anyway, he told me when he was a lad they lived within walking distance...

 

Wildlife law enforcement: It's not just a job, it's a way of life

I want to express my gratitude for the many decades of service of retiring Game Warden Bill Koppen and what his career represents. More broadly, I want to acknowledge the many thousands involved in na...

 

Present incarnation

We're going to look back a little bit in order to look forward. Christmas is all about celebrating the Incarnation. For followers of Christ, this is really an everyday kind of thing. So often, the...

 

Anger reactions

Anger is one of the four basic emotions: anger, fear, happiness and sadness. Emotions are a natural part of human nature; therefore, we don't want to deny our emotions. At the same time, we don't...

 

Christmas present rooted in Christmas past

SWAN VALLEY - Many of us will gather with extended family or friends over the Christmas holiday to share gifts and good will. It seems the way we celebrate Christmas is rooted in Christmas past. A...

 

Hear the angels sing

I'm gett'n long in the tooth now. But look'n back so many decades when I was a lad and Shep was a pup, there was those Christmas that always seemed like 20-30 below. The new cabin wasn't too far from...

 

Start your tobacco-free journey today

New Year, New You, New Start. Either way you are taking that leap to make a change for better health. One of those changes is quitting tobacco products. Quitting tobacco may be one of the most...

 

How do wild animals die?

It is a very sad fact that all living creatures die, even the giant Sequoia trees of the western coast. The wild animals of our forest and mountains face death every day. It should be no surprise that...

 

Tips before heading out on the ice

Before you fire up the snowmobile or get out the ice fishing gear please follow some simple tips and use caution before heading out onto the ice. For new clear ice only • UNDER 4 INCHES THICKNESS - STAY OFF • 4 inch - Ice fishing or other...

 

Following God

If you like to dance, you know how awkward it can be if both partners are trying to lead. If you recall what happened with Moses when he was still a young man and decided God needed his help looking...

 

New doctor to start at Seeley-Swan Medical Center

SEELEY LAKE - Partnership Health Center is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Stephen Humpal, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, to our Seeley-Swan Medical Center. Dr. Humpal attended medical school...

 

Justice Court becomes court of record in 2020

For those of you who live in and around Seeley Lake, if you have to go to court, it will probably be Missoula County Justice Court. It’s where traffic tickets and criminal charges from the Sheriff’s Office, the Motor Carrier Service, Montana...

 

Pyramid's automation continues

SEELEY LAKE - Pyramid Mountain Lumber is in its 70th year of operation. Obviously there have been many changes and technological improvements during that time. For most of those 70 years, finding...

 

Authentic worship

The place of King Herod within the Christmas story is intertwined with the history of the Magi. The Lord used the Magi to reveal the birth of Jesus to outsiders from a faraway place. The response of...

 
 By Kim Lloyd    Opinion    December 12, 2019

Fun the popular "Restore Our Parks Act"

Montana’s national parks are some of the best in the country, but they desperately need repairs. Parks across our county, like those in Montana, are facing unreliable funding, record visitation and aging infrastructure. That’s why I am...

 

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