Articles written by Josie Braaten

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 By Josie Braaten    News    August 9, 2017

Photographer Aims at What She Loves

Longtime local rancher and now photographer, Audra Ortega received her first camera as a Christmas gift only two years ago. Originally requested in order to better document her first daughter's early... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    News    August 9, 2017

FPST Reviewed: Grease

Bright and colorful, Grease bounced along like a freshly inflated vintage beach ball. Fun to watch, but for the most part, nothing to bring one to the edge of their seat. However, it was during the large group numbers that the wind picked up and... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    News    August 2, 2017

Health Dept. Continues 'Cardiac Ready' Efforts

On July 26, Registered Nurse Lynn Miller and Health Department Director Connie Boreson with the Valley County Health Department were in the driveway of the Glasgow Fire Hall, ready to spread... Full story


For the Love of Glaciers

Being the bad Montanans that we are, my mom and I went to Glacier National Park for the first time ever only a few weeks ago. Over our depressingly short three days in the park, we hiked until we could physically go no further, practically crawling...

 By Josie Braaten    News    July 26, 2017

Medora Plays Home to Glasgow Artist

Local artist Cathryn Reitler began an Artist in Residency program in the historic town of Medora, N.D., on July 19. As a part of the program, Reitler is living expense-free in one of the town's 18th... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    Opinion    July 19, 2017

Legitimate Camping Experience

My parents have always loved to camp, so naturally, we did a lot of camping when my siblings and I were younger. At first I was the biggest weenie. I had a fear of wind, lightening, the dark, out houses, pretty much everything that makes the camping...

 By Josie Braaten    News    July 12, 2017

Staffing Changes at FMDH

Change is in the air at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital with extensive renovations and space repurposing on the horizon, and that spirit of change doesn’t stop at the building. Since March of 2017, six new department directors or managers have... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    Opinion    July 12, 2017

Learning to Use Crutches

Last fall, during the tail end of my cross country season, I started feeling an aching soreness in my left hip. Instead of just being sore from lifting, like I had originally thought, it turned out to be an avulsion fracture. I was absolutely...

 By Josie Braaten    Opinion    July 5, 2017

Full of Tofu Knowledge

I was raised to regard tofu as a joke rather than an actual nutrition source, much less one that could actually taste good. In my mind, it was this mysterious lump of matter that those crazy vegans forced themselves to eat to prove their unwavering...

 By Josie Braaten    News    June 28, 2017

Wolf Point Provisioner Offers Camp Sites for Cyclists

Seven years ago, Carolyn Whitmer found herself ready for a change. After years of working in the Portland corporate world and some considerable higher-ed, she decided to open a greenhouse. Growing up... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    News    June 28, 2017

Knuckle Crew Contributes to Summer Theatre Cause

On June 14, the Busted Knuckle hosted a "Brews for a Cause" event at their downtown establishment to benefit the Fort Peck Summer Theatre. One dollar from every pint sold, along with all tips given... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    News    June 21, 2017

Dam Racers Brave Strong Winds at Fort Peck

A steady, driving headwind and violent flurries of icy rain. Not exactly prime conditions for a morning of competitive cardio, but approximately 400 hearty souls pushed through the 23rd Annual... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Can the Catcalls

I’ve been running ever since it became glaringly obvious, at a very early age, that I was basically physically incapable of playing any sport requiring hand-eye coordination, and I love it. I find it to be wonderfully exhilarating, while...

 By Josie Braaten    News    June 14, 2017

Sidney Couple Brings BBQ to Lakeridge Lot

It sprang up seemingly overnight. A miniature building in a corner of The Lakeridge's parking lot, with a massive "Hilburn's BBQ" sign strung across its deep red siding. The little building, home to t... Full story


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