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 By Bob Ledeau    Columns    April 1, 2020

Guest Column: Just A Dog?

Early 1960’s, Dad finally got a good one. He trained Field Trial Dogs, so growing up you didn’t get attached to them. They’d come and go. Just dogs after all. I’d help him with his hobby,...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    March 25, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey

Sending out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to the fine folks who run the Lincoln branch of the Lewis and Clark Library. Recently retired Sherri Wood...

 

Dear Dietitian: Heart Disease

Dear Readers: This past week I attended the funeral of my best friend's brother who died suddenly of a massive heart attack. He was only 49. You don't...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    March 25, 2020

From My Perspective

My original column didn’t seem fitting for a time like now. Fortunately, other thoughts came to my mind instead that felt better suited for now....

 
 By Dave Carroll    Columns    March 18, 2020

Mountain top Musings

Well, in my last "musing" I wrote about praying for those in the world whose life had been impacted by the COVID-19 virus. Specifically, those who...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    March 18, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey

Sending out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to Roger Brandenburger, Mike Nordahl, and Jeanette Nordahl, who are all members of the Lincoln Sewer...

 

Dear Dietitian: Sugar

Dear Dietitian, I’ve been working hard on eating healthy this year, and I read your column regularly. I have been surprised at how much sugar is in...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    March 11, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey

I was just thinking about a short time ago when I had gone into a little café for lunch. I was sitting there having my meal when a young family of...

 

Dear Dietitian: The 50's

Dear Dietitian, I’ve recently stumbled upon a few articles touting a return to the diets of the 1950s, which were influenced by war-time rationing....

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    March 11, 2020

The hustle & bustle of everyday life

Busy people get things done… or do they? When I resided in Billings for a few years, I was pretty active in a variety of things, including working...

 
 By Dave Carroll    Columns    March 4, 2020

Mountain top Musings: The Give and Take of Life

Well it is now March and that means we will soon be moving our clocks ahead one hour, filing taxes, and yes, the start of baseball season! Of course,...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    March 4, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey : D&D Smiles

Just wanted to send out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to all the wonderful folks at D & D Foodtown. When I came back to Lincoln in 2018, before I...

 

Dear Dietitian: My Plate

Dear Dietitian, I'm familiar with the food pyramid and five food groups used to help guide food choices over the years. I see some older references...

 

Flathead Lake Biological Station: The Sentinel of Flathead Lake, Part 2

From the beginning, Flathead Lake Biological Station has had a wide-ranging approach to science. FLBS Assistant Director Tom Bansak explained the...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    February 26, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Refs

With high school basketball season coming to a close, I just wanted to send out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to all the men and women officials who...

 

Dear Dietitian

Dear Readers, By now, you probably know someone who has adopted a vegetarian diet. Estimates put vegetarianism at around 5% of the American...

 

One last look

Editor's note: As some of our readers may know, Dick Geary passed away early last week. Dick's recollections of Helmville and the Blackfoot Valley he...

 

Mountain top Musings: Peace and Freedom Is Available

I just read a short article that made me think there is still some common sense and reasoning in the law chambers of Virginia. An AP article by Alan Suderman opened with this sentence, “Virginia...

 

Dear Dietitian: Conflicting Information

Dear Dietitian, I have been educating myself on healthy nutrition. There is a lot of conflicting information on the internet, and sometimes it's...

 

Flathead Lake Biological Station: The Sentinel of Flathead Lake, Part 1

The enormity and beauty of Flathead Lake has captured the imagination of Montana residents for generations. As the largest freshwater lake in the...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    February 12, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey

Sending out a big Hey Howdy Hey of thanks to all who have participated in the making and selling of the big Valentine’s cookie sale the Lincoln...

 

Dear Dietitian

Dear Dietitian, I have had diabetes for fifteen years and have kept it under good control. But recently, my blood sugars have been higher, around 200...

 

Tales and Trails: The color of magpies

Some of the hardest questions to answer start with why. Why will fish bite one day and not the next, or even stop biting when they were having a...

 

Mountain Top Musings

As a little boy people would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I am sure everyone has been asked this question. It is a normal thing for...

 

From My Perspective

So there's been some buzz the last few years in regards to having a 'word of the year." I've known people who have practiced this method since 2016...

 

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