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They Would Rather See Wolves than Wild Game

Dear Editor and Readers, I've noticed on all of the news outlets and in the papers, that the man in charge of the wolf population in Montana is retiring and said it has been a roaring success. I wholeheartedly agree. They have brought back enough wol...

 
 By Betty Munson    Opinion    December 7, 2022 

Moe & Gertie: Continued Correspondence

Moe replies to Gertie's letter in the 11/30/22 PCN Dear Gertie, I went up the mountain yesterday to visit Granpa Mac. I parked my jalopy at the bottom of the trail and went to hoofin' up those switchback trails. His cabin is still neat as a pin. We...

 

Trying Something Different Than Dad

Why didn’t anybody tell me this was going to happen? I never understood why my father took to the couch when he turned 70. But he did, and for much of the rest of his life that’s where he...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    December 7, 2022 

No One Ever Taught Me How to Sleep

I suppose there is a reason for everything. I used to think that I was strong, maybe not stronger than most, but stronger than average. I could squeeze out a few reps of 250 pounds on the bench. My de...

 
 By Helen Austin    Opinion    December 7, 2022 

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Sympathy to all people and animals who are outside in the snow and cold. Greetings from the North Pole! It is cold and we have snow! It is December, Jesus’ birthday! Other birthdays are Janice and...

 
 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    December 7, 2022 

Dodson News for Wednesday, December 7, 2022

WE FOUND THIS WEEK VERY COLD ALL WEEK. On Thursday there was a very small skiff of snow. Friday started out again below zero, but at noon when the sun was high in the south it actually felt quite warm...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, December 7, 2022

So far, we have a white December out here at Loring! Not a huge amount but a nice blanket. My sister Debbie drove up from Billings for a few days! We went to the Phillips County Museums Festival of...

 
 By Pat Murdock    Opinion    December 7, 2022 

North Country News for Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Cody and Michele Math hosted Thanksgiving for their family this year. The group consisted of Brent and Debbie Anderson, Kevin, Kylee, Dax, Demi, Zaden, and of course Harrison, Hudson, Audree, and Aalynn. Allie Olsen drove his mother Margie Olsen and...

 

Moe & Gertie: Continued Correspondence

Gertie replies to Moe's letter in the 11/23/22 PCN Dear Moe, My loquacious friend boiled over today. She was running off at the head as she usually does when George took offense. "You've got a big mouth,” he said. "I do not,” she snapped, “I...

 

Visions of Antlers Running Through My Head

The bull was bedded in the timber at the top of a spur ridge running off the mountain. There were no tracks on the side from which I approached so his appearance caught me by surprise. My rifle was sl...

 

Finally, My Turkey Was a Success!

I must say, I actually cooked up a decent turkey last week. I almost couldn’t believe it, but it wasn’t dry, it wasn’t severely underseasoned, and I didn’t burn glaze to the bottom of a pot....

 

Dodson News for Wednesday, November 30, 2022

I was in Havre for Thanksgiving and except for very small piles at corners where they cleaned the streets, it is entirely bare. Lots of water around where the snow had melted. We were not so...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Last month of 2022, that year zoomed by! I guess it speeds up as I get older. I hope everyone has a safe and blessed Christmas! Cindy Clark and I went to Malta on Monday to pick up some things we...

 

Moe & Gertie: Continued Correspondence

Moe replies to Gertie's letter Dear Gertie, Charlie's wife was mad as a hornet. "You," she charged, “A pillar of the community, had to go and get yourself in a fix like this. I'll never be able to live this down. I've a mind to go stay with my...

 

Sports leave Little Time for Hunting and Fishing

I fear organized sports are robbing our youth of their outdoor heritage. What with seasons and tournaments that run the entire school year, and summer sports camps, which fill in the void, there’s...

 

Last Week was Brutal! Things are Better Now

It seems that things are finally getting better in terms of my double-eye muscle surgery. Last Monday was intense. I was struggling pretty bad throughout the first week of recovery. My eyes were so dr...

 

Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

With everyone talking about the elections, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas shopping, and that dreaded word, INFLATION, we thought it might be fun to look up what was going on in Phillips County in November of 1942. Trafton-Dorr was...

 

Dodson News for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

The Wapatau Center served a good Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday in-house, and it was well attended. It was very cold, but everyone seemed to enjoy the social companionship and the good food. Terri...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

I had the best time watching those eastern bluebirds this past week. They have all taken off for warmer areas and I hope they stop again another year. Congratulations to the jamboree girls North...

 

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Editor’s Note: Due to the Post Office being closed we didn’t receive the WW News until Wednesday, Nov. 16, and we had already sent the paper to the printer. Nov. 16: Greetings from the North...

 

Moe & Gertie: Moe gets a reply

Gertie replies to Moe's letter Dear Moe, Upon receipt of your letter,I thought it best to inform you immediately of the latest Cornburg happenings. Cousin Obie is on the lam. It happened thisaway: Sigurd Olson opened his store one morning to find the...

 

Montana Weather--be careful what you wish for!

The weather finally changed. I should have written about it sooner. It seldom fails. Pen a column lamenting the endless days of clear skies and balmy temps, and by the time those words reach print...

 

Fixing the Laziest Muscle in my Body

I have to admit that I wasn’t as ready for my eye surgery as I thought! Last Tuesday, I went under the knife to fix my lazy eye, something that I have had since I was born. I had a surgery to help...

 

Dodson News for Wednesday, November 16, 2022

The cold has sure stayed in and is breaking records for this date all over. It is an awful lot of snow on the ground too and they predict more. In some places, the snowfall has been more in the low...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Oh my goodness, you loyal readers, you won’t believe this! I’ve been watching five little birds for nearly a week now. At first, I wasn’t sure what kind they were, the sunlight makes it harder...

 

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