Editorial


Counting our blessings isn’t hard to do

By Kay Braddock

  It’s that time of year again - time to take a look back and consciously add up our blessings … naming them off one by one. Stepping back and recalling the past year’s headlining news, it really doesn’t take long to realize the multitude of reasons to be thankful.

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Editorial

Some rules of thought are meant to be broken

 Tribune editorial

It’s not easy to buck the trend - to go against what others prefer. 

But the consequences of following the well-trodden path of silence and conformity may even be a more dangerous inclination.
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Editorial

Facebook: Not ready to sign on to the latest communication tool

 Okay, I admit it. I’m not a fan of Facebook.

I let that revelation slip out last week with a group of friends. After the jeers, hisses and heckles had finally subsided I was able to speak my piece on the matter – using not so eloquent terms. Here’s a chance to clarify.
I also came to realize just how unpopular my opinion is – or at least it was in that setting.
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Editorial

Small town volunteers demonstrate the spirit behind the Fourth of July

  In case you missed it, Terry’s Fourth of July weekend was one for the books. From the innovative to time-honored traditional events, a fun, family atmosphere was offered to those inclined to take part.

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Editorial

Balanced representation is one seat away

By Kay Braddock

Getting involved isn’t always a popular proposition. 

Sometimes maintaining a quiet existence, sharing viewpoints with family, friends and like-minded people, is easier than volunteering to serve on a board or run for an elected seat.
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Editorial

Loss offers reminder of highest treasure

By Kay Braddock

  Small town life in Eastern Montana is a unique existence. It’s a style of life that not everyone can appreciate. 

It most definitely has its disadvantages. Shopping is limited. Isolation is a mainstay. And change is anything but well received. 
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Editorial

Groups respond to anti-road closure campaign

 By Kay Braddock

        Closing that road just isn’t a good idea – it’s not good for the community and it’s not going to benefit local businesses. There’s got to be another way – other than completely shutting out public access - isn’t there?

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Scenic View Road
Editorial

Structure’s demise evokes memories

  A little piece of history fell Monday afternoon, marking a symbolic finale to an end that had taken place over a decade earlier.

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Editorial

Accusations cannot spoil a true victor’s win

By Kay Braddock

        Lessons can be learned in almost every setting. 

It’s a simple truth - that yet again - bore to life, in another unusual circumstance. 
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Editorial

Ho-hum holiday attitude isn’t sinful, it’s just a seasonal struggle

 By Kay Braddock

        Bah, Humbug! 

Okay, maybe I’m not quite to that extreme, but I’m as close to the Ebenezer Scrooge outlook as I’ve ever been. 
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Editorial

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