Since the state was kind enough to go through every K12 school in the state (back in 2008) and evaluate the condition of the buildings, there’s a fair bit of information to play with. The general facts- as taken from the Facilities Condition Inventory. Building Year Constructed (according to the state’s report) Deficiency Ratio Renewal… Continue reading Trego School-More About the Building
“Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.” -Eliyahu Goldratt
The filming was for a 15 minute segment of Backroads of Montana that is expected to air in mid-May. Watch the Historical Village Facebook page for exact information when the PBS segment will air. A special thanks to Rita Collins for serving as the Village’s media liaison and secretary. Friday March 12, Ray Ekness of… Continue reading Backroads of Montana films at Tobacco Valley Historical Village
This last election showed something around 155 million ballots cast for one candidate or the other. I don’t know how many voters each candidate had – but the number of ballots seems like a solid chunk of data. And there was a lot of name calling about extremists – whether it was proud boys, antifa,… Continue reading Right Wing, Left Wing, Whole Bird
School Board Elections scheduled for May 4, 2021. Those interested in running should contact the school clerk.
First, Gander came by to check. He and Goose are beginning their 7th year nesting on the island in the pond. It’s a good spot for a goose nest because the water surrounding the island protects it from the coyotes and egg-raiders while the tall grass of the island makes great aerial camouflage for the… Continue reading My Goose Neighbors Are Back
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I knew I would one day read Freddie’s obit. Few are granted long-term cancer survival. Each of us went on with our own lives after high school – but I remember Jay Penney dragging me to a restaurant in Kalispell. Jay was one of those half-generation older friends and coworkers who help you grow into… Continue reading An Obit that Brought Good Memories
The mind is not a vessel to be built, but a fire to be kindled. -Plutarch
Another recipe from Jeeta’s Hutterite Community Cookbook is for Potato Pancakes, which takes an unexpected twist. Remember, these recipes are sized for a colony, not a household. 5 pounds grated potatoes 5 pounds flour¾ cup grated onions ½ tsp pepper5 eggs slightly beaten salad oil for frying Grate potatoes and onions. Drain well. Combine… Continue reading Pancakes with Onion