An All Hallows Eve in ‘Green’

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An All Hallows Eve in ‘Green’ ~ Samantha Lewis   All Hallows Eve… The night to scare and be scared by things that go bump in the night. Of course, on October 31st, we all want to have safety and fun for our kids and ourselves. This time around, however, we can also keep our […]

How Far Off are Hollywood’s Dystopian Worlds?

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How Far Off are Hollywood’s Dystopian Worlds? ~ Samantha Lewis The YA world (and even over 50% of the adult one), will let you know that dystopian movies are awesome. Books that have come to the screen, from ‘The Hunger Games’ to the recently released smash hit ‘The Maze Runner’, talk all about the horrors […]

Public Invited To Livingston Oil & Gas Information Session

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Public Invited To Livingston Oil & Gas Information Session Join Yellowstone Bend Citizens Council for a presentation and discussion on oil and gas development in Montana. Tuesday, October 21, 7 p.m. Livingston-Park County Public Library 228 W. Callender, Livingston MT. FREE Oil and gas development in Montana is booming. Landowners across the state are feeling the impacts firsthand, […]

Pumpkins Revitalizing Planet Earth

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Pumpkins Revitalizing Planet Earth ~ Samantha Lewis Charlie Brown had it years ago, and ever since then both gardeners and children who love Charlie Brown’s stories (which will forever be a part of American holiday television), know how amazing it is to create that ‘Great’ pumpkin for all the world to see. However, it is also […]

Wild & Scenic Film Fest in Helena

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Wild & Scenic Film Fest in Helena features Montana oil & gas film ​Mark your calendar for Thursday, Oct. 23, at Myrna Loy Center for the Performing Arts for two hours of fun, engaging, and short independent films about our natural environment – issues, adventure, inspiration. A film about oil and gas development in Montana and produced […]

The Battle of ‘Oil versus Lizard’

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The Battle of ‘Oil versus Lizard’ ~ Samantha Lewis Credit should always be given for the defenders of the wildlife out there who are doing their absolute best to protect and save both creatures and habitats that are disappearing worldwide. Fights are won and lost. Some even change and become more than a bit confusing: […]

State of Wyoming Coal Port Appeal Rejected

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State of Wyoming coal port appeal rejected   The Oregon Department of State Lands rejected the State of Wyoming’s appeal of Oregon’s decision to deny a key permit to develop the Port of Morrow coal export port on the Columbia River in Oregon. The permit had been sought by Ambre Energy, a financially troubled Australian […]

Time is Ticking for the Flying Squirrel

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Time is Ticking for the Flying Squirrel ~ Carmen Schwartz   You would never imagine that the squirrel population needs protection when you look out your porch doors and see them running up and down the trees outside, scurrying away from the cats, or stopping dead in their tracks when the dog barks and basically […]