I grew up in Belgrade back in a time when the community would be considered agricultural and rural. After being away for a decade and a half, I’ve returned to a place which is hardly familiar. One of the most drastic changes is the separation of the people from the land here. I fear Belgrade…

I am writing this in support of all our law enforcement personnel. They have a very dangerous and difficult job. They often have to make life or death decisions in a matter of a few seconds. It’s only normal that their first concern is their own life. 

I’m writing regarding a crime report from the May 28th edition of Belgrade News. The piece begins “A 60 year old Belgrade man was charged Tuesday with malicious intimidation after reportedly threatening his Brazilian co-worker with a shotgun after making racist jokes towards him.”

My fellow white community of faith... Now is the time for you to show up on behalf of the marginalized people in our community. Our black, indigenous, and community of color is exhausted. Our absence seemed notable at Sunday’s protest in Bozeman put together by the Montana Racial Equity Proj…