The Industrial Commission Has A List. What Next? How About A Breather?

Well, okay, now there’s a list. On paper. Well, at least on a computer screen. It’s a list that the North Dakota Industrial Commission is “considering for at least one Commission member to tour” as they look at protecting places that have particularly sensitive archeological, paleontological, historical, recreational or environmental characteristics. That’s a start. I wrote … Continue reading The Industrial Commission Has A List. What Next? How About A Breather?

Things I’m Thankful For

LET IT BE     Monday night, with about 31,000 of my best friends, I saw Paul McCartney give the best concert I have ever seen in my life. I don’t say that casually, because I have seen a lot of concerts. A lot. I’ve seen Neil Young, many times, the Moody Blues even more. I’ve seen … Continue reading Things I’m Thankful For

Oil Patch Update. Careful, This Could Ruin Your Day.

Cancel The Industrial Commission Tour Bus After a couple of dustups over whether or not to grant oil and gas drilling permits on Killdeer Mountain and next door to the Elkhorn Ranch, the North Dakota Industrial Commission announced with great fanfare last Spring it would take a tour of oil country and begin making a … Continue reading Oil Patch Update. Careful, This Could Ruin Your Day.