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Rick-What Did You Sign?

Rick-What Did You Sign?
ShareWe couldn’t help but marvel at Rick Jarrett’s Letter to the Editor in this week’s Big Timber Pioneer. Rick is a credible guy-no doubt-but his attempt to put Commissioner Write-In candidate Elaine Allestad in the same political camp as Commissioner candidate Bob Faw was laughable. Rick stated Bob and Elaine’s politics “are not that far apart”....

The Green & The Red

The Green & The Red
Share With increasing frequency, government agencies are lobbying and politicking for causes that should be confined to public debate.  The use of taxpayer dollars for what is probably illegal activities is overwhelmingly in support of a smorgasbord of left wing, eco-extremism and politically correct causes.  Recently, the Montana University system once again flew it’s true...

Agreement Concerns

Agreement Concerns
ShareOur Concerns Monday, November 21st at 7PM the City Council will hold a public meeting to consider and vote on the “licensing agreement” with the Friends of Dornix Park.  Many of us were asked to make a special effort to be at the previous meeting.  We now know there wasn’t much need to be there.  But at this next meeting, many of us will be more informed and have important...

Poor Pasture, Good Fences

Poor Pasture, Good Fences
ShareSome are aware, some are not and some don’t care to be, but freedom lovers just dodged a bullet thanks to the agricultural community who stood up and said “No Way-This is Stupid”!  Even Max Baucus, lead proponent of Obamacare and the redistributionist agenda, drew the line on this one.  I’m referring to Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL’S) required for...

New Road Kill

New Road Kill
Share A new business is opening in McLeod.  The historic Road Kill Cafe and McLeod Bar is about to re-open in mid-July.  The new owner, Holly, spent a good part of her youth in the Boulder River Valley.  She is from South Jersey where she owns and operates trucking company.  She says: “my life-long dream was to own the McLeod Bar and I have finally realized it!”  After...

Hall of Fame in BT?

Hall of Fame in BT?
ShareWe think Big Timber and Sweetgrass County are ready for the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center.  Most citizens probably agree, regardless of political perspective.  Let’s let our City Council and County Commission know how much we would like another economic pillar in the community.  And let’s also let the Hall of Fame people know they are welcome...