October 18, 2021
If we want to take a car trip to Coeur d'Alene or Spokane in the winter, we just check the forecast – and go. Such a venture was not even considered back in the day – until the era of the railroad. Even then, the route following the old Mullan Trail was dicey.
October 11, 2021
Most of life’s decisions are routine and inconsequential. Then again, some turn out to be life-changing. So it was with two brothers from St. Johns, New Brunswick, who moved to western Montana in the 1890s.
October 4, 2021
Jim Harmon writes, "While references to heart disease can be found dating back to ancient times in Greek and Arab writings, remarkably nearly all major advancements in our knowledge of the heart and treatment of heart disease have occurred in our lifetime."
September 27, 2021
The local paper described her as "a poor orphan girl, who through unfortunate circumstances, had been thrown upon this cold and clammy world and compelled to eke out her own existence ... "
September 25, 2021
For drummer Mike Calabrese, Lake Street Dive's new album marks a transition as band members begin to settle down and raise children, while also allowing them to create music that continually allows them to speak their opinions and attitudes.
September 24, 2021
This summer we’ve all been awakened to a world where the climate problem that was supposed to be decades away is actually today’s emergency. Drought, extreme heat, ever-lengthening wildfire season, smoke, storms. There’s no denying we’re all affected.
September 20, 2021
Shortly after midnight I was awakened by a cold breath on my burning cheek, and setting up beheld, to my horror, a huge kangaroo hopping around the room.
September 13, 2021
Most people simply knew him as "Coyote Bill," the old guy who lived up Missoula’s Rattlesnake Valley. By one account, he was "the sneakin'est man that ever was." He certainly wasn't very neighborly.