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No wild pets

January 24, 2018 at 6:55 am

A rather touching story came out of Seattle last week when a family spent lots of money suing the state to get back their pet raccoon. A judge ruled they broke the law and could not recover their “wild animal.”Eight years ago, the family fo...

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Glacier CSI

January 24, 2018 at 7:00 am

I smelled it before I saw it. It wasn’t exactly rotten. Sorta like a steak left out on a counter for awhile.But then we came over a snowbank and there it was — or what was left of it. My skills identifying skulls picked clean of all flesh i...

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Sick of Washington

January 24, 2018 at 6:53 am

This column is titled “North Fork Views” because that is where my focus it – on the North Fork of the Flathead. I admit, I am biased and there is no guarantee that I am always right. Right or wrong, my intentions are always to promote the w...

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The lynx paradox

January 17, 2018 at 8:44 am

This week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the Canada lynx was a candidate for delisting from the Endangered Species Act.The rare cat was listed in 2000 and I remember at the time that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks thoug...

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Old ‘clip stuff’

January 17, 2018 at 8:34 am

For my first 50 years in the column business, I saved weird items in a “clip pile” which could get to a troublesome size of “stuff” on my desks. I don’t do that anymore, so when desperate for material, like this week, I dig up old columns l...

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Road to nowhere

January 17, 2018 at 8:34 am

I almost forgot how quickly the Winter Interlocal follows the holidays. This year, the meeting will take place February 21 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Currently, the meeting is scheduled to be at the Glacier View/Hungry Horse Ranger Station i...

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Another great holiday season

January 10, 2018 at 8:16 am

As usual, we had another terrific holiday season on the North Fork. In my mind, the holiday season begins with the Caldwell’s Halloween party and concludes with the beach party on New Year’s Day. All of this sprinkled, heavily this year, wi...

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Gianforte peddling wrong thing

January 10, 2018 at 8:16 am

Worrisome news recently broke with the new U.S. House Rep. Greg Gianforte, from Montana, suggesting the Wilderness Bill be amended to allow bicycles and other questionable uses. He implied the original bill allowed such things. As this pape...

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Merry Christmas on the North Fork

January 03, 2018 at 7:44 am

Boy! It has a terrific Merry Christmas and, as I wrote this the day after Christmas, I am looking forward to an equally terrific New Years. I hope you have all had the same with an equally bright outlook for the new year.I had Christmas Eve...

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Tax reform does not help debt

January 03, 2018 at 7:50 am

As a young high school American government teacher, I compared our system to an automobile that was useful if it could start, speed up, slow down and stop. When the people thought government needed to be more active, they elected liberal De...

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