Reporter’s Notebook

Reporter's Notebook

The Return of Festivals

Beyond intangibles such as community and cultural enrichment, the return of festivals has serious economic consequences as well

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Reporter's Notebook

Restricting the Vote

It’s a straightforward formula: foment uncertainty in the electoral system, and then propose laws that purport to fix the nonexistent problems

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Reporter's Notebook

Bypass Buildout

Work is set to begin in March to streamline the Foys Lake section of the busy thoroughfare

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Reporter's Notebook

Mask Up

We're heading for a rough winter as everything that doctors and public-health experts warned us about is happening

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Reporter's Notebook

Conservation Funding

Hunter participation has been declining nationwide for decades as the country grows more urbanized, all while state wildlife agencies’ responsibilities broaden

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Reporter's Notebook

Pandemic Puppy

In the last few months, I’ve had about as much freedom as any 29-year-old single woman living in Montana during a pandemic could possibly have. I just got off my third multi-day river trip of the summer, and I’ve been mountain biking at my own leisure. Before moving to the Flathead Valley, I had been […]

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