Weekend: Brock’s Expectations, PSC Inquiry, Cell Phone Savior

By Beacon Staff

Good morning, today is the anniversary of the “Who Shot Jr?” episode of “Dallas.”

On the Beacon this morning, top Flathead athlete Brock Osweiler is opting out of basketball to focus on his move to Arizona State University to play football. The Flathead’s top technology executives meet every other month to discuss common challenges at Kalispell’s tech roundtable conference series. The Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks is taking another look at establishing a fishing access on Lake 5. And Warren Miller offers up an excerpt from his new book about living life in your senior years to its fullest.

Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s proposed budget holds down spending, but universities may raise tuition to make up any funding shortfalls. The Cat-Griz, or Griz-Cat game, depending on your affiliation, is ON this weekend. Republican Public Service Commissioner Brad Molnar is going to be forced to give up his e-mail records after a party-line vote yesterday regarding inquiries about Molnar using his state e-mail for political purposes. Schweitzer, the grandson of Irish immigrants, is flying to Ireland to be honored by the Literary and Historical Society of University College Dublin.

And a Louisiana was saved from a stray .45-caliber bullet by the cellphone in his breast pocket. Have a great weekend.

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