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(From Friday’s, April 27th Great Falls Tribune, here’s my essay about Brian Schweitzer in the Big Apple) The day before he was a guest on The David Letterman Show, Brian Schweitzer competed for attention with a perennial entertainer in the … Continue reading
The slow decline of the paper is akin to watching a loved one suffer. I remember my father losing all that weight before he passed away. The paper, though occasionally bloated with ads, is starved for content that resonates with me. In an odd parallel, I began to see the same person dying two or three times on the obituary page (Printing errors? Editorial issues? Paddles?) Sometimes in a senior moment of my own, I’d think “Do I know that guy? His name is familiar.”Then I’d realize I read the same obituary a day or two before.
Butte is the plucky little sister — the kid who takes a black eye in stride (just look at the pit). Butte just picks itself up, wipes its eye with a well-worn sleeve, and claims it can take what the world dishes out…Great Falls is the ugly stepsister… Continue reading