While I was in the office at work one day, I overheard a couple of my coworkers conversing about Charlie Russell. One of the women happened to be married to a relative of Mr. Russell’s wife. Through her husband, she’d learned the following story: During his times of poverty, Charlie Russell would frequently stop […]
If You Had $3,500, What Would You Spend it On?
I don’t know about you, but when I was 16, if I had $3,500 dollars, I would be thinking about spending it on a new car. Not so with Tim Seery, a sophomore at C.M. Russell High School in Great Falls. An aspiring artist and volunteer at the C.M. Russell Museum, he decided to attend […]
David Letterman Gets Married
Our neighbor David Letterman announced on his late night talk show, his marriage to long time girlfriend Regina Lasko. Okay he isn’t really our neighbor but he does live somewhere along the Rocky Mountain Front in Choteau, which is only about 77 miles as the crow flies from Kalispell. There happens to be a huge […]
Great Falls Man is Oldest Man in U.S.
Prior to moving to Montana, I would search the internet for information about different locales, climate, and other demographics of the state. One thing that became evident, as I poked around to get a feel for things, was the longevity of many of its residents. Obituaries had a number of people who lived well into their […]