March 16th, 2021

Trego School-More About the Building

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. BuildingYear Constructed (according to the state’s report)Deficiency RatioRenewal Cost (estimate as…

“Serving North Lincoln County”

“Good luck is when opportunity meets preparation, while bad luck is when lack of preparation meets reality.” -Eliyahu Goldratt

Backroads of Montana films at Tobacco Valley Historical Village

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…

Right Wing, Left Wing, Whole Bird

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,…

School Board Elections scheduled for May 4, 2021. Those interested in running should contact the school clerk.

My Goose Neighbors Are Back

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…

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An Obit that Brought Good Memories

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…

Artisan Soaps
Handmade in Trego, order online

The mind is not a vessel to be built, but a fire to be kindled. -Plutarch

Pancakes with Onion

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…

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