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.
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
The Native American legend Tale of Two Wolves contains a wisdom worth sharing with a wider readership. The point of the message has continued to be meaningful to a wide cross-section of people.
by GAIL JOKERST To see someone at an airport holding a sign with a person’s name on it is admittedly not much of a
Artist Chris Kristoffersen focuses on capturing the spirit of Norway’s trolls in sketches, paintings, and woodcarvings. His wife, Roz, is an artist in her own right, with her artistry coming through her feet and hips, rather than her fingers.
by GAIL JOKERST
When forest fires ignited near my home two years ago, I began compiling a list of items to pack once word came to evacuate. My laptop and family photos made the roster. So did a cracked, nine-inch-long box that’s priceless to me and of questionable value to anybody else.
by GAIL JOKERST
Meet Edna Ridenour, 101 and as sassy and sharp as the day she graduated from Columbia Falls High School. Hers was the class of ’34 with, coincidentally, 34 students and a school motto of “WPA, here we come!”
“The purpose of both newspapers has always been to provide interesting and entertaining information for an active, 50-plus-aged audience,”
Upon learning how eagles, hawks, and falcons could be trained, Doug’s curiosity took wing along with the birds themselves.
“If this changes the life of a child who was gonna die, was it worth it?” asks Flash.