The meaning of music is impossible to define, since it means
different things to different people. But as a language, music has
distinct patterns, a near-universal means of communication. It can
indicate a broad time and place, or it can be a feeling, a form of
expression unique to those who create it. For Erica von Kleist,
music is the force that has driven her life for the past 12 years.
Softballs were already firing across the Glacier High School
gymnasium just after 6 a.m. last week. With gloves and bats in
hand, the Wolfpack were wide awake and at work, their conviction
strong and their mission clear. “We’re not done,” said Glacier’s
senior leader, Jena Willis. “I believe in these girls.” The
Wolfpack have made believers out of a lot of people this season.
After missing out ...
WASHINGTON — House Republicans pushed through a bill
Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone
XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the
legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to
avoid environmental review. The bill was approved, 241-175, largely
along party lines.
The letter arrived in the governor's office in January, the
request coming from students in a 104-year-old one-room school in
one of the farthest reaches of Montana. Would Steve Bullock,
recently sworn in as Montana's 24th governor, travel to the
northwest corner of the state in May to serve as commencement
speaker at McCormick School's eighth-grade graduation?
The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued an urban
flood advisory in Flathead and Lake counties until 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday. Heavy rainfall in the area could lead to road flooding,
according to the weather service. The weather service said that
Doppler radar has indicated moderate to heavy rainfall in the
Mission Valley and that the storm will move north into the Flathead
throughout the ...
Last fall, we told you how a Kalispell resident quit his job
and went back to school to become a teacher. As the school year
draws to a close, we revisit Flathead High School's Pat Reilly and
talk about what his second career has taught him.
While the self-proclaimed “tool girls” from Hellgate High
School toiled under the May sun, singing the songs of a chain gang
while swinging Pulaskis, their male counterparts ran screaming like
grade-schoolers from a swarm of docile honeybees.
U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell told a congressional
subcommittee Wednesday that he’s considering overriding Neptune
Aviation’s protest of next-generation air tanker contracts in order
to have firefighting planes available for this summer.
WASHINGTON, DC - Senator Jon Tester believes the U.S. Forest
Service could have saved millions of dollars if it had decided to
hire air tankers that are already to fly and fight fires this
summer, thereby preventing damage from wildfires.