I want to add a couple things to the Little Missouri River Crossing story I posted here yesterday. First Note: A little history, which you can read more fully by clicking on the link at the end of this note. I really didn’t become aware of the serious problems with this project until I attended … Continue reading A Couple More Notes On The “Bridge To Nowhere”
Well, here’s some good news. Six months ago Billings County and the Federal Highway Administration signed a record of decision to proceed with a new bridge over the Little Missouri State Scenic River north of Medora, a bridge famously referred to as a “Bridge to Nowhere” because it has no apparent purpose other than to … Continue reading Short Family To Government: We’ll See You In Court
Sunday morning addendum #1: Lillian and I went to a Christmas party last night. I drank some wine. We came home and I drank some more wine and stayed up late and watched Saturday Night Live. I woke up this morning at 5:59. I rolled over and went back to sleep and got up at … Continue reading “I Rise With The Sun” – Okay, Never Mind
As we approach this most joyous time of year, a time of giving, of good will, of caring for our fellow humans, especially those among us with the least of resources, I want to share the words of Dan Rather which I put in this space a couple of years ago. I’ll do that in … Continue reading I See America
From this: To this, in just one week: I'm pretty sure that is the biggest headline ever in the Adams County Record. And well it should be. Just a week after the paper announced on November 29, "This is the final issue of the Adams County Record," because its corporate owner was shutting it down, … Continue reading “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated”
A note from Lillian and Jim on this sad day. Our hearts are broken today as we have had to say goodbye to our beloved Lizzie, our adorable Springer Spaniel, on this sad, dark day. We pause to write this homage to her and to give thanks for all the joy she brought to our … Continue reading Good-bye, Lizzie.
“It’s been a nice warm week with a high of 57 degrees on Sunday, Looks like more cold winter weather is headed this way, so we better enjoy the balmy days. “There were more replacement surgeries this week. Ron Jenson and Kelly Britton got new hips on Monday and Ron Floyd got a new knee. … Continue reading An Angel Named Jill
Yesterday I posted a story here about the financial woes of Meridian Energy Group, triggered by the filing last week of a huge construction lien against the company by one of its contractors. There were some things in it I just couldn’t figure out, and I probably should have held off for a day or … Continue reading Refinery Company Slapped With $2,187,973.85 Lien For Non-Payment Of Bills