Politics

A Constitutional Proposal
There will be meetings tonight (Wednesday) AND Thursday nights pertaining to the Secretarial Election process for the proposed Blackfeet Constitution. The Blackfeet Tribal members will be voting on Wednesday, May 3rd. There will be a meeting this evening starting at 6 o'clock at the Heart …
Pellett’s Going 2 The Pokey
Dr. Clem Pellett's blowing into town tomorrow (Wednesday) to do some preliminary scouting with his director of photography for his upcoming, soon to be produced movie, "Pellett." Clem will be here in Shelby, along with Producer/director/screenwriter of "Pellett,&q…
Puffman’s Musical Trivia’s Back
Puffman Musical Trivia returns on Monday afternoon's at 4:35 starting today, & this afternoon (Monday,) I'll feature the book, "Freedom Flight; A True Account of the Cold War's Great Escape" by Frank Iszak. Mr. Iszak was a journalist at the apex of the Communist terror in Hungary when …
Just In!
The meeting pertaining to the Secretarial Election process for the proposed Blackfeet Constitution scheduled for this evening (Wednesday) at the Bab School has been CANCELLED! The proposed Blackfeet Constitution will be voted on BY the Blackfeet Tribal Membership on Wednesday, Ma…
I Missed It!
This past Monday, the 23rd,was National Pie Day & somehow, some way, I MISSED IT! I'm more than chagrined this morning not to mention completely crestfallen. It's true...National Pie Day, created by the American Pie Council, WAS the day before yesterday, Monday, Janu…
The Election’s This Week!
The Toole County Mental Health Advisory Board will be meeting this Thursday in the back room out at Ringside Ribs here in Shelby. It promises to be a full agenda for sure...in addition to the election of officers, we'll be discussing the resource list for the schools with some local s…
On Tap Tonight
The Shelby High School Class of 1967 will be holding a reunion planning meeting tonight (Monday) down at the Tap Room here in Shelby. 1967...what a year...good music, good times, good memories for sure! Stay warm & hoping the 1967 class members can make the reunion meeting tonight at 7 …
Arf Arf & Meow 2
I'm "barking" along with "blogging" this afternoon on my Puffman Blog with a friendly reminder that you can purchase your 2017 dog AND cat licenses this month up at Shelby City Hall. The neutered or spayed license runs $10 & not neutered or spayed wil…
What Do U Do When The Shooting Starts?
Go out & buy a gun I guess. At least that's what author Chris Bird brags in his newest book. "Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage: When Seconds Count, Police Are Still Minutes Away." "Gunsmoke" Chris is also the author of "Thank God I Had A Gun: The Concealed Handgun Manual,…
Memories & 19 Pages R All That Remain
Memories are all that remain from the August 25, 1931 Waldron Creek Fire west of Choteau. Only 19 pages are all that remain as we should be concluding our book, "Montana's Waldron Creek Fire; The 1931 Tragedy & The Forgotten Five" by Missoula author Dr. Ch...
Through The Fire
I'll be up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby this evening (Tuesday) to continue reading & ENJOYING Dr. Charles Palmer's tome, "Montana's Waldron Creek Fire: The 1931 Tragedy & The Forgotten Five." This book becomes more fascinating eve…
Only 1 Has A Headstone
The date was August 25, 1931. FIVE men DIED fighting the devastating Waldron Creek Fire west of Choteau. When it was all over, 3 men were buried in unmarked graves. 1 body was returned to his family but no burial site is known. Only 1 had a headstone...

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