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Hold Them Responsible

Three elected officials are targeting the most vulnerable while issuing false claims about homelessness and supportive services

By Maggie Doherty
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Playing Winter

You don’t need to be skinning up the mountain in record time for your outdoor experience to count. Making a snowman counts, too.

By Maggie Doherty
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The Luddite Club

I've quickly realized how much I too am a part of a group of people who are conditioned to take life online

By Maggie Doherty
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Christmas Book Flood

Books tend to be what I buy for my friend and family for the holidays, so I’m inspired to adopt the Icelandic book exchange to fall into our family’s winter celebration plans

By Maggie Doherty
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Huzzah FVCC!

Earlier this month, the Paul D. Wachholz College Center opened its doors on the campus of Flathead Valley Community College, providing our community with cultural, educational, and musical opportunities like we’ve never experienced before

By Maggie Doherty
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Academic Normalcy

The heroic efforts of our schools and educators to adapt to the pandemic landscape, especially during the spring 2020 lockdown, was no small feat

By Maggie Doherty
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Time Management for Mortals

Confronting the limitations of a business puts you very close to the uncomfortable reality that is the finitude of life

By Maggie Doherty
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Waiting for Snow

One of the benefits of being a parent is that I can conjure magic in our daily routine. Shall we see what happens when we try to sled down grass?  

By Maggie Doherty
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Grading Montana

If the Republican party – the controlling party in the state – truly cared about protecting children then funding education should be a top priority

By Maggie Doherty
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Restaurant Skills

I spend a lot of time thinking about work and how it shapes our lives

By Maggie Doherty
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No Place Like Home

I’m not sure how the sky knows at the state line between North Dakota and Montana to get big, but it surely does expand and bloom and it’s a sight for sore eyes

By Maggie Doherty
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Champions of the First Amendment

No one is forced to read or check out an item housed at the library that expresses views they don’t agree with

By Maggie Doherty
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Shared Waters

We belong to shared waterways, despite the distance between the largest freshwater system in the world and the Crown of the Continent

By Maggie Doherty
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What’s a Parent to Do?

My son and his body are held in this moment of scarcity in a country that gives weapons more rights and privileges than the body that carried and bore him

By Maggie Doherty

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