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Conundrum

noun  co·nun·drum Our City Commission seems to be faced with a difficult decision, or as Commissioner Bill Bronson says, "it’s a conundrum." Here’s the issue; to...

Fred Burow On City’s CDBG Funding: “I Think It’s A Black Eye On Us”

If you skipped last week's City Commission meeting (like the Great Falls Tribune did), then you missed a real doozy. Unreported by local media, City Commissioner...

Too Many Casinos

Many people say the City must do something about too many casinos in this town. The first thing I ask an anti-casino person who drinks...

Changing Of The Guard

We know you haven't heard from us in some time. Some of you wondered (hoped?) if we were simply going to go away. The truth...

Responding To An Angry Reader

On a Facebook post sharing Phil Faccenda's excellent piece from yesterday, Angry Reader Dennis Granlie really let us have it. He writes, "You really need to...
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Cracking The River City Echo Chamber

“We created an echo chamber,” he admitted, when I asked him to explain the onslaught of freshly minted experts cheerleading for the deal. “They...

Nativism Alive And Well On The Great Falls City Commission

Great Falls City Commissioner Tracy Houck, a partisan Democrat from Pennyslvania, wrote an amusing letter-to-the-editor, slamming Republican Greg Gianforte for allegedly not representing “Montanan” values. Supporting...