Breaking News: Justice of the Peace Sam Harris Resigns

“Justice of the Peace Sam Harris announces resignation” is the headline over at the Trib site. Some background on the events leading up to this from the Trib, and some thoughts from GeeGuy and his numerous commenters (just keep scrolling). More from the Trib here, from KRTV here, from AJ here, Firefly here, and blogging newcomer Free Thought weighs in, too, at Mountain Range Observations.


Assault Update

Turns out that the person who stabbed three Malmstrom Airmen was, sadly, a fellow Airman. Authorities arrested Stephen A. Lloyd, 24, on Monday morning in connection with three weekend stabbings at a Great Falls bar, said Great Falls Police Department Sgt. Glen Stinar. The suspect and victims are from Malmstrom Air Force Base. (Tribune) Damn. I don’t know which sounds worse: Airmen fighter with locals, or Airmen fighting with each other. Talk about a “lose-lose”…


Cash On Hand

How much money have municipal and county candidates raised – and spent – in their efforts to get elected? The Trib has a complete wrap-up of the dollars involved.


Trouble At The Brick

Three Airmen from Malmstrom were stabbed over the weekend after a bar fight moved outside of the The Brick. Police have leads to catch the two people who stabbed them, but I’m sure that they would welcome any more witnesses or information – if you know anything about the incident, please call 771-1180. This story has actually generated a few responses at the GF Tribune forums, including this bone-headed comment from someone who posts under…


Get Ready…

Snow & Blowing Snow Advisory from 5 PM this afternoon to 5 am Monday… Rest of Today Partly cloudy in the morning…then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the afternoon. Windy. Highs 25 to 35…35 to 45 in the mountains. North winds 15 to 25 mph. Tonight Snow. Areas of blowing snow. Windy. Snow accumulation 2 to 5 inches…6 to 10 inches in the mountains. Lows 10 to 15. North winds…


Van’s Grand Opening

The former County Market on 10th Avenue South officially became Van’s IGA today, and there were a few celebrities (!) on hand to help with the fun! I walked through the store and noticed that it did appear a bit cleaner, brighter, and cheerier than when it was County Market. Best of luck to them! / /


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