As we approach the 2018 wildfire season, we wonder what can we learn from last year. How did last year’s fires blow out of control? Why couldn’t we stop them? What can we do differently this year? Unfortunately, no easy answers exist for these questions.
Over the course of his musical career in Montana, fiddler Mike Williams has become something of a legend, well loved for his wit and good humor, his patient teaching style, and his impressive musical talent on fiddle, banjo, mandolin, and guitar.
The Flathead Reservation, like many reservations, is home to more than one tribe, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. It may also be the most beautiful reservation in the country.
Jazz the Wonder Dog was the one who heard my cries and answered by nudging her head under my hand. Jazz is a gift who teaches me to find joy in scattered moments of my day.
Ticks are no small matter, and tackling tick season successfully is important for anyone venturing into field or forest to avoid the problem of Lyme disease.
Wilmot Collins, Helena’s new mayor, made history in November by becoming the first African-American to serve as mayor in Montana’s capital city. He unseated long-time and well-liked incumbent Jim Smith, a democrat. His victory has come with a little more fanfare and fame than expected.
Our 2018 calving season started two days before Christmas. The early start was not because the bulls got out before the June 1 turnout date. Or because we miscalculated our insemination schedule. First calf heifer No. 609 went into labor about noon on the 23rd. I walked her down to a calving shed.
In the past, I never attempted to bake anything else while the granola crisped in the oven….However, this one evening, I thought I could save time and let my oven do double duty. Homemade granola and stew don’t mix
Nordic skiing provides refreshing outdoor exercise for improving balance and strength. If you’re new to the sport, cross-country skiing on a groomed Nordic trail is a gentle way to try this low-impact aerobic workout in crisp, snow-covered settings.
Yes, Yellowstone Park in winter is cold. It’s snowy, and the roads are mostly closed to vehicles; however, people still visit, and they discover a wonderland sparkling, fresh, and breathtakingly different from other seasons.