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Uncommon Ground

Uncommon Ground

Bring the Rain

Only together will our lakes remain clean, our trails open and our public land protected for generations

By Mike Jopek
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War on Local

The attack on the local control of self-governing cities throughout the Big Sky is a direct assault on our state constitution

By Mike Jopek
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Centralized Power

Republicans are shoveling hurtful laws into our communities, dismantling years of collaborative work by self-governing towns

By Mike Jopek
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Your Time

Columbia Falls, Kalispell and Whitefish need young, fresh locals to run for office

By Mike Jopek
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Preemptive Home Law

Gov. Greg Gianforte should veto HB 259, letting people living in places like Whitefish, Bozeman or Missoula decide local matters like housing

By Mike Jopek
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Housing Hype

With such an exploding market our entire valley will soon face a total absence of housing that can be purchased with most local wages

By Mike Jopek
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It’s Happening

Slowly, cautiously we’ll claw our way back into humanity

By Mike Jopek
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Off the Rails

With halftime approaching, it’s left to the grownups of Helena to govern

By Mike Jopek
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Hey Jon

Rural Montana needs help and fast

By Mike Jopek
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Keep the Faith

Help your family, friends and community

By Mike Jopek
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Buckle up, Buttercup

The people in charge of policy at the state capitol can enact pretty much any law they desire

By Mike Jopek
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One for the Books

The optimism for a better future is on the rise

By Mike Jopek
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Lone Time

Take time to pursue some grace of the Christmas season

By Mike Jopek
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Good Neighbors

As you find the joy and love this Christmas season, remember the many living among us who are less privileged

By Mike Jopek
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Get a Grip

With no political checks and balances, Republicans can enact any law or policy they choose for Montanans

By Mike Jopek

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