2005 Weather Summary

And speaking of the unusual winter we’ve had so far, let’s take a look back at 2005 according to the folks at Weather Underground…can’t find the link from a few weeks ago, but I cut-n-pasted the following information:


BREAKING NEWS

UNCONFIRMED REPORTS THAT THERE HAS BEEN A SHOOTING AT CMR HIGH SCHOOL — THE SCHOOL IS NOW IN LOCKDOWN — ANY INFORMATION YOU CAN PROVIDE, ANY DETAILS THAT MAY HELP OTHERS IN THE COMMUNITY (CALM WORRIED PARENTS, ETC). PLEASE LEAVE COMMENTS BELOW IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION. UPDATE via the GF Tribune: “A high school junior died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a restroom near the principal’s office at C.M. Russell High School shortly…


What’s Up?

Let’s take a look around the Great Falls blogosphere: Aaron points out some big-dollar savings in our local government; GeeGuy reminds us how some of those saved dollars will be spent. Keri provides a review of some new favorite beverages (and today is her birthday – go say hi!), and BestBuddie has a book review. The Raving Norseman is back (w00t!) with a brand-new look, and points out a humourous sign at a local eatery.…


Where’s My Snow?!

Sure has been an unusual winter so far, eh? Two weeks of winter right after Thanksgiving, and then…well, it’s been beautiful. Beautiful, that is, if you like mild temperatures, no snow, and clear blue skies. Don’t get me wrong — I love that nice weather, too, but come on…living in MONTANA in the month of JANUARY should evoke images of snow, sub-zero temps, shoveled driveways, and people wrapped in layers of sweaters, coats, mittens, hats,…


View From Above

Google Maps is very cool; you can see a nifty map of Great Falls right here. Or if you want to see the aerial view, try this. You can zoom in — for example, you can see Holiday Village Mall from above, and here is the Montana ExpoPark. It’s cool to see our city from above!


GF Blogger Bash Update

So I took the top two vote-getters (The Breaks and McKenzie River Pizza) and added two other locations that were requested via e-mail (Rikki’s and the Amigo Lounge), and tossed ’em into a new poll over in the sidebar. Cast your vote — the top vote-getter will be our destination! Sound OK?


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