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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors columnist 

Mosquitoes, wind better than hurricanes


September 11, 2019

My cousin promised to call when Dorian hits. He said he’ll hold the phone outdoors so I can hear the storm.

While we experience a lot of severe weather in Montana, thank goodness hurricanes aren’t on the menu. They seem to be a very high price to pay for the luxury of living in a warmer clime.

When Barb and I moved to Malta nearly 15 years ago we were warned by the locals about the mosquitoes, the cold, and the wind.

The mosquitoes – it turned out – are truly beyond compare, swarming the dry prairie as if it’s a tropical rain forest. They remain a persistent pest until the first f...

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