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Blessings in Disguise

The term, "blessings in disguise" is use to describe good things that happen in our lives that, at first, may not seem like a blessing at all....

 

This is Montana: Philipsburg and the Flint Creek Valley: Silver and Sapphires

In the 1860s, as large deposits of gold, silver, copper, and other valuable minerals were discovered in Granite County, many mining settlements sprung...

 

From my Perspective: Counting Your Blessings

Welcome to December! While I always view November as a month devoted to gratitude and Thanksgiving, December is the month I remember all of the blessi...

 

From My Perspective: Gratitude Comes in the Moments

In December, I'll be moving into the theme of blessings, but for my last column in November, I want to continue my thoughts on gratitude. Something...

 

From My Perspective: Finding Gratitude Among the Loss

I’ve been writing about gratitude for the past couple of weeks. We’ve also experienced a lot of loss in Lincoln over the last several months. Like...

 

From My Perspective: Gratitude Continues

Last week, my column focused a lot on gratitude, which I'm going to continue with through the month of November. It just seems like the right month...

 

From My Perspective: November, A Month of Gratitude

November, of course plays host to Thanksgiving. For me, it's a sign that "fall" is really here. There is a quote I've seen over the last few years...

 

From My Perspective: Questions in Life

What would you do if you knew you could not fail? Would you start a business, raise a family, fulfill a dream of yours or someone else, foster world...

 

Deputy's Log Oct. 11-24

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received fifty-seven calls for service during the weeks of Oct. 11 to Oct. 24.  Deputies performed three civil...

 

From My Perspective: How Do We Come Back?

Rather than writing yet another piece about how divided we all are, I thought maybe it was time to start writing more about coming back together....

 

From My Perspective: Spinning Together and Overcoming Fears

So, this past week I participated in a worldwide spinning competition. I've done this every year since 2013 during the first week of October. That...

 

From My Perspective

Nowadays, we have labels for everything, and everyone. The labeling has separated and divided us. Instead of being human, we are now labeled based on...

 

From My Perspective

Where in the world did our summer go? If you're anything like me, the list of the "stuff to get done before the snow flies," is still as long as it...

 

From My Perspective: The Promise of a Quiet Morning

In general, I'm a pretty early riser. I've always been this way. When I was younger, there were animals that needed caring for before heading off to...

 

From My Perspective: The Change of Seasons

Where I grew up in Southern Cal-ifornia, I remember learning about seasons in elementary school. The teacher had it up on a bulletin board. Winter...

 

From My Perspective: The Meaning of Friendship

It’s said that if you have one good friend, you have been blessed. I’ve been blessed with very good friends, and some not-so-great friends...

 

From My Perspective: Music to my ears

My musical taste is eclectic to say the least, and I have many people to thank for my wide variety of musical likes. To start, I come from a long...

 

From My Perspective: Life is all about choices

Let’s face it, life is all about choices. The ones we make, the ones that are made for us, and even the ones we don’t make, which technically are...

 

From My Perspective: Taking a day off

This past week, I enjoyed not one, but two days off. It's been awhile since I've had two in a row. It was glorious. I slept in, spent time with my...

 

Jewels of the Sky: Hummingbirds of Western Montana

Hummingbirds are stunning creatures: not only for their jewel-like beauty and gravity-defying aerial acrobatics but also for their sheer fortitude....

 

From My Perspective: Finding the things we love

We find the things we love when we take the time to encourage growth in ourselves. Think about it, did you just wake up and realize one day that you...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    August 6, 2020

From My Perspective: It's all out of control

Remember way back when this whole virus thing started? Yeah, although it's only been about four months, it feels like forever to me too. But, think...

 

This is Montana: Ranching Agreements Help Conserve Arctic Grayling

When the Corps of Discovery passed through Montana in 1805 Capt. Meriwether Lewis described a "new kind of white or silvery trout,"-the Arctic...

 
 By Jim Oly    Columns    July 30, 2020

Hey Howdy Hey: Trips to Drummond

There was a song that came out back in the early 80's when I was in high school: "I Can't Drive 55," by Sammy Hagar. Well, with my moving, I have...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 15, 2020

From My Perspective: Long ,Winding Roads

This past weekend I was able to attend and teach at my first fiber festival for the year. In any other year, this would have been my seventh or eighth...

 

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