September 24, 2017
Climate change is already affecting our rivers, our wildlife, our health and our economy. It will only get worse. It’s time to get ready. We need everybody.
September 23, 2017
There were some real cowboys – some "rough and bronzed" men – from Montana who answered the call to duty in the Spanish-American War. They just lacked the charisma and press corps of Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders.
September 22, 2017
Seeking to reduce the number of cars on our Missoula roads is well-intended to address traffic congestion and heavy emissions, but we also need more concrete and long-range solutions.
September 21, 2017
Because the Legislature has not raised taxes for those who can afford it, the budget is being “balanced” on the backs of those who are the most vulnerable: young mothers; abused or assaulted youth and adults; and children and parents who have had interactions with the foster care system.
September 20, 2017
Hiding the phone number of his communications director from the media is hardly an oversight on Rep. Greg Gianforte's part. It suggests an attempt to shut the public out and limit its ability to interact with Montana's only member of Congress.
September 20, 2017
The proposed 10 percent of additional cuts could wipe out much of the progress made in many vital areas including early intervention, trauma recovery or developmental issues. Pitting programs against another is unproductive.
September 18, 2017
Some are skeptical that global warming exists, but when Jim Elliott bought a few hundred pounds of orchard grass seed to plant last year, he asked the dealer if he should buy the drought resistant variety and she said it was probably a good idea.
September 16, 2017
Life in early Missoula was never dull. Why isn't that a pet bear on the loose? Did you hear about the delicious new coffee they're selling at the corner market? How about the false alarm at the Greenough Mansion?