Agriculture

89 Bison to be Placed on US Forest Service Land
Leaders of Montana's Blackfeet Indian Reservation say they plan to place 89 bison onto U.S. Forest Service land near Glacier National Park that tribal members consider sacred. The tribe on Friday released a proclamation saying the bison, also known as buffalo, would be able to roam freely withi…
Hope It Goes Better Tonight
I'll be up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby this evening (Tuesday) reading & sharing more Montana History with some of the Heritage Center residents. Last week, we started the book, "Montana's Waldron Creek Fire: The 1931 Tragedy And The Forgotten Five,&quo…
A Good Cup Of Joe
The "Team" at Wallethub who appears to have more time on their hands than I do, has done it again. With today (Thursday) being National Coffee Day, these geniuses have put their noses to the GRIND-stone & researched 2016's Best Cities for Coffee Lovers. Th...
Fire Up Your Appetites
Best to loosen up your belts this coming weekend. Diner's on the platters! The Sunburst Lutheran Church up in Sunburst will be holding their Harvest Dinner & Bazaar on Sunday afternoon from noon to 3. Down on the Fairfield Bench, St. Paul's Lutheran Church will be putting on t…
I’m Not Sure
I don't know when the Cut Bank Farmers Markets will be ending for the season...our Shelby farmers market ended last Thursday..., but I DO know there's going to be one today (Wednesday) in Cut Bank. Their market will be up & running full tilt this afternoon from …
Tragic & Forgotten
We'll be starting a new book this evening (Tuesday)at Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. I'm relieved to be leaving Somers, Montana in the ashes as I have a burning desire to begin to Dr. Charles Palmer's "Montana's Waldr…
Come 2 Dinner
Fall is in the air & St. William's Catholic Church down in Dutton will be holding their Annual Harvest Dinner tomorrow (Sunday.) Dinner will be on the platters from 11:30 until 2:30 Sunday at the Dutton American Legion Hall. Meanwhile, over in Choteau, the Choteau Methodist Church will be puttin…
A Gripping, Riveting, Must-Read
The book is, "Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment," & it will blow your mind. Wenonah Hauter, one of our nation's leading public interest advocates & a veteran campaigner against electricity deregulation in the 1990's, is the author of this potboiler…
We’re Leaving We’ve Had Enough
We'll be leaving Somers, Montana tonight (Tuesday) in our "armchair traveling" up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby as we conclude the book, "Somers, Montana: The Company Town." It's been a good read, & this evening we'll be&…
Fall In @ Froggie’s
The Valier Area Development Corporation will be holding their fall meeting tonight (Monday) down at Froggie's in Valier. The evening kicks off at 5:30 SHARP with a social hour. Dinner's on the platter at 6:30, & the Valier Development Corporation Fall Meeting will follow the social…
A Marketing We Will Go
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the day for the Rocky Mountain Front Farmers Market down in Choteau. The market will be going FULL TILT tomorrow at the Visitor Information Center in Choteau from 8:30 to 1:30. Fresh vegetables, baked goods & crafts galore will be in store. Sa...
2 Weeks 2 Go
There I go again...writing clever hip headlines for my Puffman Blog. Whoa! 2 weeks to go for our Shelby Food & Craft Market... today (Thursday) AND then next Thursday for the FINAL food & craft market for the season. There'll be fresh vegetables, baked good & crafts…

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