November 17th, 2020

“Serving North Lincoln County”

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“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.”
-Voltaire

Weird Words: Procrustean

“Procrustean” is a fun word with an interesting history. According to Merriam-Webster, it means: “marked by arbitrary often ruthless disregard of individual differences or special circumstances” The story the word come from is marked by someone who was precisely that. Προκρουστης, known to us as Procrustes, is a figure from Greek mythology. He was a… Continue reading Weird Words: Procrustean


Bread Giveaway

By now, you’ve probably noticed the frequent bread giveaways occurring in Trego. A few things to note: It’s for everybody. There’s definitely enough bread, and it all needs a home. It’s not just bread, but other baked goods as well: english muffins, donuts, cookies, bagels, pizza crusts, hot dog buns… This is not just about… Continue reading Bread Giveaway

Remnants of an Industry

Walking the place in November’s fresh snow, I notice the remnants of an industry – stumps that were left to grow a second, third or fourth Christmas tree.  The phrase was “stump culture” and the practice fit in with production of wild Douglas Fir Christmas trees.  By cutting high and leaving branches on the stump,… Continue reading Remnants of an Industry

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Fishing with Drones

Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission is considering a new rule, specifically a ban on the use of drones while fishing. As it happens, many states have already done so. But my question was this: How are drones used for fishing in the first place? The simplest use is a reconnaissance drone, specifically helpful for fishing… Continue reading Fishing with Drones

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