Uncommon Ground

Uncommon Ground

Transportation Planning

If you think town roads are busy today, just wait another decade

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

People Make it Happen

There’s a lot of stuff in your neighborhood and town that you care about

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

Days Be Gone

People assure me that Whitefish remains a great, welcoming place

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

Step Up

2020 doesn’t need many more cynics or critics

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

A New Year

Many local organizations need your time and service

By Mike Jopek
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A Good One

It proved quite the decade, full of promise

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

Hard Times

Empathy is what makes us human

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

Thankful Time

Thanks for making our towns and valley, our state and nation, better places to live

By Mike Jopek
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Cold Enough

Fall is when I tend to have more time to civically engage

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

Change is in the Air

Help set the direction of Whitefish, Columbia Falls and Kalispell for the next four years with just one ballot

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

Find a Way Forward

Try to make it better, try to find the joy, try to live a life of gratitude

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

Slow it Down

The safety of our roadways requires your help

By Mike Jopek
Uncommon Ground

What’s Leadership Mean?

Only good leadership can forge paths forward that work in our prospering towns and valley

By Mike Jopek

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