The start of the school year is fast approaching and parents are feeling the weight of that endless to-do list: make sure the kids have every school supply on their scroll-sized list. Plan a shopping spree for new school clothes. Sports equipment? Dig out the old stuff and see if it fits or …

Midsummer means raspberries are ready to harvest and this year brings us a bountiful crop. By early summer I knew this was going to be a good season for my favorite fruit as early blossoms were abundant, making the bees very happy and keeping them exceptionally busy.

When a large company decides to expand or move its headquarters it takes many factors into consideration; the labor market, transportation, the “amenities,” which means that there are things that make employees want to live there (or at least not leave there), and bribery. Bribery? Yes, abso…

The Legislative Audit Committee met last month to hear performance and financial audits on several agencies of state government. This committee was written into the Montana Constitution fifty years ago to make sure the taxpayers were getting good government with efficiencies and taxpayer sav…

Sunflowers make me smile because they are a symbol of optimism and good cheer. Just looking at their happy faces makes me happy.

Hang up the phone! If you’re trying to call a travel company’s customer service number you found via search engine, read on before dialing. The Better Business Bureau has just learned about a network of scammers using Expedia Group’s name to take consumers for thousands of dollars. 

I’ve met Montana Senator Steve Daines a few times. I’m a constituent. Although I don’t agree with him on a lot of issues, he always seemed nice, professional and respectful. He was good to my son Cory, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.