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Brisket, Butter and Better Not Forget the Beer

With expert smoking techniques, perfected seasonings and a bit of good luck, Sam Waters and Brandon Larson have been crowned the Grand Champions of the 2021 Glasgow Elks "Middle of Nowhere" BBQ...

 

Life's Unexpected Gifts

In 2010 a life-changing event brought me to Glasgow to live with my mom. I was also excited to be near my sister (Lynn Gilbert) and brother-in-law (Ken). At the time I needed their support and soon...

 

Forsan et haec olim menisse invabit.

It's Latin. It translates into "Perhaps some day these things will be a pleasure to recall." By the time that you read this, 9/11 will have passed and many Americans as well as people around the...

 

Summer Salads

We managed to finish harvesting all our wheat last week, with hired help. That help came in the form of another farming family: mom, dad, and oldest daughter all pitched in. There were a couple young sons riding along, absorbing the strong work ethic...

 

Remember When

My mind has gone back to laundry day again. I am remembering the “clothes horse.” Do you remember the winter days of hanging clothing on the reliable clothes horse? I am sure that many homes were like mine and the clothes horse took up residence...

 

Held to Ransom(ware)

There you are, going about your business, working away on your spreadsheets or your photos. It's a productive day so far, you've gotten lots done! Suddenly, a popup appears on your screen. This popup...

 

The best job I've ever had, the easiest one to get wrong

At the start of my shift, I decided to begin my day with a walking patrol. A walking patrol on concrete sidewalks, in full uniform while it was 103 degrees. A local woman stopped her car in the...

 

'Time Keeps on Slippin', Slippin', Slippin'...'

September is here already, amazing how fast this year is going. I am writing this on Sept.1 for both today and Sept. 8. For all you bird hunters out there, since the season has started get your Mountain, Sage and Sharp-Tailed Grouse or Partridge!...

 

Fall is Coming

It always seems the weather quickly turns cool once the kids are back in school. Now that we're having really cool (sometimes downright chilly) mornings and evenings, it's time to start winnowing out...

 

Remember When

School has started and it brings to mind the days many of us packed lunch to school. My husband and my daughters went to school at Tampico (Tampico Tech as some of the locals call it). Back in the days of wood stoves in country schools, some lunches...

 

AI: How Obedient Is That WiFi Toaster?

Artificial intelligence. It conjures up images of science fiction movies, killer computers and curiously Austrian Terminators, doesn't it? If we give a machine the ability to think for itself, surely...

 

We Sell Almost Anything!

There has been a request for information on the Saint Marie Co-op Thrift & Consignment Shop, which is located at 715 6th Street. And by the way, the thrift store is doing very well including having some Boeing customers coming into the store. For...

 

Apologies and Annoyances

First off, let me apologize for not getting my column written last week. We'd had a lot of rain and couldn't harvest the sodden wheat. That led to a sudden decision to 'get out of Dodge.' Dennis had...

 

Using The Share Button Responsibly

Actions, as we know, have consequences. But what if we never see those consequences? What if something we think is totally harmless was actually further reaching and more of a snowballing disaster...

 

Meet Melissa Abila, Artist of the Month

Artist Melissa Abila of Portland, Oregon is the First Friday Artist of the Month at Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery, 523 2nd Ave. South, in Glasgow. She will be in the gallery from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday...

 

We Are the Dicks

Don't let the last name fool you – we are actually a nice family. My name is Norman Dick, and I recently joined the Glasgow Police Department as a patrolman. I started with the department at the...

 

Remembering Those Who Have Passed On

Saint Marie Fire Chief August Aho's father, Todd Owen Aho, passed away August 17 in Billings after a lengthy illness. Todd Aho would have been only 60-years-young next month. In August's own words: “Dad touched many lives during his time with us...

 

Every Silver Lining Has A Cloud.

While the rain-bearing variety has been in short supply here up until lately, a very different type of cloud thrums away out of sight. It doesn’t keep crops green or reduce our risk of fires, but it does enable us to operate businesses in a modern...

 

Remember When

Our weather has definitely been one for the record books. So many times on the news we hear of another city, town, or community suggesting water restrictions. Some of us well remember saving water, but it was not due to any mandate from high up...

 

Taking a Gamble with Fused Glass

Even with great care and a scientific approach, creating fused glass is always a gamble, says Glasgow artist Bridget Stiverson. "I am in control of what goes in, but the kiln is in control of what com...

 
 By FPST    Lifestyle    August 25, 2021

'Terms of Endearment' to Conclude Fort Peck Theatre '21 Season

Following in the footsteps of popular stage versions of timeless movies from previous seasons, such as "Driving Miss Daisy," "Steel Magnolias" and "On Golden Pond," Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST)...

 

Cookin' in the Kitchen with K-Dizzle

After sharpening his skills sating the demanding tastes of big name comics and movie stars, Chef Kevin Bennett has returned to Glasgow to share his talents with the local populous. Bennett, 33, of St....

 

Fine Artist Cathryn (Reitler) McIntyre's Work Featured in "Western Art Walk"

Fine Artist Cathryn Reitler McIntyre (formerly Sugg) will be a Featured Artist at Great Falls' Hilton Garden Inn on Aug. 19 through 21. This Exhibition is a part of the Special Edition: Western Art...

 

Corn, Cooking, Combining

The corn is starting to bear a few smallish ears. While they're on the small side, skinny and short, the flavor is big. The stalks are really tall so the size of the ears is a disappointment. The...

 

He personified the word "gentle" in gentleman.

Ron was tall and lanky, and walked slowly but with meaning. He spoke quietly to me and Lin as he began to sit down in his chair at Shady Rest RV Park. He and Cary, his wife, like this RV park and came here every year and they would take their Motor...

 

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