As I wrap up my eight years on the Public Service Commission, I think back on all that I have learned.   Having previously run an employment agency for 37 years, it’s second nature for me to ask, “What are the most important qualifications for being a good commissioner?”  As a life-long Repu…

It is hard for me to understand why many politicians are able to abandon principal in order to get re-elected. I know that they want to be re-elected above all else—I understand that. As a legislator I wanted to win re-election, but I like to think I didn’t have to sell my soul to do it. The…

Jedidiah Hinkle is running for our Belgrade legislative House District. Jedidiah was raised in a small Montana town built on agriculture and small local businesses. He is an outstanding person to represent us and our values. 

In a year where uncertainty is the only certainty, there’s one bellwether industry leading a flock of others to prosperity. We’re talking about the housing market, of course. Several factors – a lack of inventory, low, low interest rates, and an exodus to the suburbs – are driving a persiste…

Supporting Colette Campbell for HD67 isn’t just about what she stands for, which includes support of public education system, local agriculture and a living wage for working Montanans. It’s also important to remember why the alternative, Jedediah Hinkle, is such a bad choice for the Belgrade area.

Jedediah Hinkle is a bad choice for HD 67! He voted AGAINST funding to protect children from child abuse and neglect,  sexual assault, bullying, and OPPOSED the Safe Child Initiative. He voted AGAINST mental health and suicide prevention campaigns. He voted to DENY women’s rights to healthca…

This September is National Preparedness Month. Held annually since 2004, National Preparedness Month offers an opportunity to remind ourselves, our neighbors, and family members what it means to be prepared before disaster strikes. In the wake of devastating fires across the state, this mess…