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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...
Where’s The Beef?
Sounds like that will be the topic & agenda tonight (Thursday) over in Browning. There's going to be a Livestock Indemnity Program meeting at the Blackfeet Tribal Chambers this evening from 6 to 7 o'clock. I was born & raised here in Montana & raised on beef. How do…
The Power Of Choice
That's just one of the topics that will be addressed this week at the monthly meeting of the Toole County Mental Health Advisory Board. The meeting is THIS Thursday at 12 noon SHARP(!) out at Ringside Ribs. We'll also be working on the Medical Resource List & will have determi…
Its All About Montana
I'll be up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby this evening (Tuesday) for MORE Montana History. We'll continue reading "Montana's Waldron Creek Fire: The 1981 Tragedy & The Forgotten Five" by Missoula's Dr. Charles Palmer. Like all of our reads,…
RIP Leonard Cohen
One of my hero's, (right up there with Bob Dylan) passed away this last week. Singer, Songwriter, Poet, Icon...Leonard Cohen died at age 82. If you're a Leonard Cohen fan, I strongly suggest checking out Sylvie Simmons' fascinating book on Mr...
Nothing To Do With Sports
The book that's up for grabs tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 7:30 on Puffman SPORTS Trivia has nothing whatsoever to do with sports! That said, its one POWERFUL memoir detailing a man's transformation into a courageous & visionary activist in the struggle for equal rights & …
Scouts AND Veterans
As we begin to celebrate & commemorate Veterans Day Weekend here in our Golden Triangle, the Shelby Girl Scouts are getting ready to put on their Veterans Day Dinner THIS Saturday night, & ALL Veterans AND their families are invited to attend. Saturd...
Veterans Day 2016
As we remember & celebrate this Veterans Day here in our Golden Triangle, there will be some Veterans Day dinners on tap. There's one THIS Friday afternoon/evening commencing at 5:30 down at the Dutton American Legion Hall. IF you would like to volunteer to help out, please ca…

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