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As long as you love me so...

Let it snow. My thoughts on snow have changed over the years. As a kid growing up in Indiana, a decent snowfall typically meant a break from school. Half a foot was enough to shut down the buses. It...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    January 17, 2018 

It's been a while

I appreciate the patience. As you all know our editor was out for a few weeks, so I had the chance to gain valuable experience as a short term newspaper editor. I am proud of how our short-handed...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    January 17, 2018 

Mavs pick up two 3C wins

The North Country Mavericks picked up a pair of conference wins this weekend as they defeated both Lustre and Frazer. The Mavs traveled to Lustre to defeat the Lustre Christian Lions 57-43 on Friday,...

 

Reward now $25,000

In January 3rd edition “letter to the Editor” Mr. Plouffe asks a question that needs to be answered. Does Sleeping Buffalo have insurance on the hot water well, and stand to gain anything by its destruction? The answer is clearly NO. Sleeping...

 

More about Will & Laura

Editor, Your 100 years ago research may bring out the story about Will and Laura Claypool. Will and Laura were neighbors and married in 1916, homesteading in Black Coulee. Your recent 100 years ago column found that Laura Claypool died in childbirth...

 

The joys of hunting

I started hunting the first day of September and quit just a few days ago. In between, I hunted more days than not. Now the wait begins, eight long months before it starts all over again. Eight...

 

Phillips County News Athlete of the Week for January 10, 2018

Favorite Hobby: basketball and being around my friends. Goal GPA: 4.0 Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy Dream Vacation: Australia. Fave post-game meal: My dad always makes me hash browns. Fave...

 

Whitewater News & Opinion for January 3, 2018

Hope you had a nice Christmas! Sympathy to all people and animals who are out tonight as temperatures vary from 20 to 25 degrees below here in Whitewater. Get well to all cold-flu victims. (Dress...

 

With snow, comes a fall

It’s been a while since I’ve fallen. I suppose I’m due. According to a recent story in the Billings Gazette, an adult falls every second. The last tumble I took was more than a year ago....

 

Keeps on ticking

Aloha Gang, Minnesota Skinny here, and I wanted to give you all a quick rundown of how the surgery on my heart went: Spoiler alert: I made it! I call myself “Minnesota Skinny” as I have lost...

 

Almost tree-less

I almost didn’t cut a tree this year. Busy with other things – primarily hunting – I was running out of time. Had there been a Christmas tree lot in the little town where I live, I might have...

 

Whitewater News & Opinion for December 27, 2017

Sympathy to Medicaid recipients, who either lost Medicaid or have it really cut down because of government cuts. These people are disabled, elderly and/or too sick to work! (Shame on the government!)...

 

Response to "That Wasn't Vandalism"

Normally I would not respond to someone so uniformed on a subject, but I feel that I must so that people are not mislead by Mr. Plouffe. I am reminded of a statement by Stephen Hawking “The greatest enemy of Knowledge is not ignorance, it is the...

 

Unwanted Walleye?

When I heard about the illegal introduction of walleye into Swan Lake, the first person I thought of was Tommy Garrison. A hermit who lived for years in the mountains near Cooke City, Tommy was...

 

I'm with the victims

I hate to say this but this one isn’t for the kids. When Matt Lauer was fired from NBC for inappropriate sexual behavior, some people were quick to blame the victims and the media. Why is it so...

 

Whitewater News & Opinion for December 20, 2017

“Get well,” Mark Herbert, P.C. News Editor. Sympathy to victims of the terrible fires in California. As you decorate trees for Christmas, please be careful of lights. Once again, congratulations...

 

Dodson News for December 20, 2017

Polly Solberg returned home after spending several days visiting son Tim's family in Billings and attending the speech meet in Roundup. Dora Henry was in Malta to a Council on Aging meeting on...

 

Loring News for December 20, 2017

Merry Christmas to all! My wish for all of you is to have a smooth, fun Christmas. Remember the reason we get to have Christmas! May each one of you be caught doing a random act of kindness! The...

 

Phillips County News Athlete of the Week for December 13, 2017: Luke Lawless

Favorite Hobby: Working out. Goal GPA: 3.9 Favorite TV Show: The Walking Dead Dream Vacation: Paris. Fave Video Game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Fave subject: Math....

 

The Curious Case of the Corrupt File

It was somewhere around 8 p.m. that I really started to lose my stuff. If you take your tongue, stick it through your teeth, clamp down a bit and blow, you will recreate the sound that I have been...

 

Special Session update from Sen. Mike Lang

Montana, and especially I, say thank you to the Montana 2017 special session House and Senate leadership for helping the legislature provide our state with $230 million to replenish the fire fund and provide dollars to shore up the budget problems. L...

 

Thank you to the lovers and haters alike

info During my father’s final years, when asked “How are you doing?” he would respond “Well, I’m still here.” I’m beginning to feel that way about this column. I’m still here. And I’...

 

We are Thankful

We had a reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. I have to admit I am not completely a fan of sonograms as far as checking in on developing babies, but we had one the day before Thanksgiving. I get that they like to make sure that the baby is...

 

Sen. Lang's Montana Special Session Update

Hello constituents of MT SD 17, from your State Capitol in Helena. The special session, called by the Governor, of the 65th Legislature will begin on Tuesday, November 14th. Our local papers will be printed after this letter was written. I trust we...

 

Introspections with Barbara S.

Dear editor, Trump got friendly with Putin again thru his chummy talks during the Asian trip. Trump states he believes Putin when he stated to him that the Russians did not get involved with the election. Yet the fact that OUR intelligence agencies...

 

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