| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:32 PM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. New York Magazine has an excerpt from the new book on the 2012 presidential......
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The ski resort world seems to be mirroring the American corporate landscape, with the "big boys" buying up smaller resorts through mergers and acquisitions. But before you bemoan the loss of "your" independent ski hill, keep in mind that such corporate...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:54 AM
After falling 40 feet into a crevasse in Glacier National Park, Ted Porter prepared for the worst. Alone with his back broken, he turned on a video camera and recorded a goodbye message.
“You guys, if I don’t make it out, I love you,”...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Nearly a week after "Scandal" First Lady Mellie Grant got sloshed and told off her philandering husband, fans still are buzzing about "Drunk Mellie."
Bellamy Young is happy to hear it, but she was initially terrified about delivering the moonshine-...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
It's all things goose. You can't turn around without spying something goose-related. From park benches with concrete geese on each end to concrete goose chairs to an outside bathroom sporting Canada goose artwork, you know you are in Minnesota's goose...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A trip last week to Hawaii was a successful one for the Laguna Beach High cross-country program at the 15th annual Iolani Invitational on the island of Oahu.
The boys' team placed second among 18 teams in the varsity team standings. The Breakers...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The federal government has rejected endangered species status for a seabird that forages in glacier runoff flowing into ocean waters.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 161-page finding concludes that the Kittlitz's murrelet (KITZ'-litz-ez mur-LET')...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:32 PM
More than $14,000 has been raised to help pay the medical expenses pf a Los Angeles hiker who fell 40 feet into a glacial crevasse, climbed out with a crushed vertebra and then walked three miles for help.
"I had people I wanted to see again, for real,"...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:05 PM
We are welcoming a new face and voice to the Viewpoints page.
South Dakota native Tom Lawrence has interviewed "senators, governors, cops, crooks, farmers and school kids," he says.
His column focuses on the state's history, politics and people,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:39 PM
EAST GLACIER, Mont. — Thanks to my wife Tina's quick camera skills, a grizzly bear almost met an untimely demise last week.
It was a chilly Sunday afternoon when Tina and I made it to Logan Pass, the best view at the top end of Glacier National...
| Nov 29, 2013
India is now the world's third-largest grain producer after China and the United States. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of output since the early 1960s. Unfortunately, a...