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Volunteer Firefighter Steven Derby and his wife, Tori. Photo by Erin Sweeney

06/30/2022 - 12:00am
This week’s Non-Traditional Volunteer is Steven Derby. Firefighter Steven Derby joined us back in May of 2017 after a friend who worked for us at the time suggested that he should volunteer. Steven — or “Derby” as everyone calls him — enjoys coming...

SPORTS

06/16/2022 - 12:00am
GREAT FALLS – The “Grow Rodeo” scholarship, first-of-its-kind rodeo camp funding created by the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit and Montana Valley Irrigation, has been awarded to 24 scholarship recipients. Montana youth from age six years to 21years of...

Opinions

06/30/2022 - 12:00am
“When we assume the religious significance of the Bible, as I believe we should, our instinct may be to approach the Bible’s stories immediately in search of a moral landing place,” writes Meghan Larissa Good in The Bible Unwrapped. “The trouble is...

Columns

06/23/2022 - 12:00am
I love walking along the shore at Canon Beach during their Sand Castle Contest. Quick, temporary works of art. Creativity, skill, and the perfect mixture of water and sand. Sand castles. Working during low tide , o n e designs and builds an...

OBITUARIES

06/30/2022 - 12:00am
Pamela Reiner Bell was born on Oct. 30, 1954 and died on June 17, 2022. Pam worked for the Bureau of reclamation in California for six years then moved back to Montana where she worked for the Forest service on the Custer National Forest in Billings...