Rachael Hayes – Missing

Thursday, August 21, 2008
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Rachael Hayes – Missing

I saw this flyer posted in the window at Walgreens on 10th Avenue South. It states that Rachael Hayes has been missing since August 8; she is 4’11”, 95 pounds, 14 years old, last seen near Benefis East in the company of Colton Custer. A quick scan of the Montana Missing Persons and Amber Alert sites didn’t turn up anyone with that name. The criteria for an Amber Alert states: The AMBER Alert system is not used to track runaways, missing children or children involved in custody disputes. The program is restricted to child abduction cases that could be...

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Ribbon In The Sky

Thursday, August 21, 2008
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Ribbon In The Sky

Anybody else catch the way-cool rainbow (double, actually) SE of town this evening? Here’s the shot from the parking lot of Good Time Charlie’s:

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School Sites

Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Almost time for back to school! Remember this great commercial? If you’re looking for school information, here’s a handy list of links to some of the school websites: CMR High School; GF High School; Central Catholic High School; Paris Gibson Education Center; North Middle School; East Middle School; Our Lady of Lourdes; Holy Spirit; Montana School for Deaf & Blind; and you can use the pull-down menu here to see the GFPS elementary school pages. Did I forget any of the schools?

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Linkage

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
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- A new ad posted: Antique Piano $450.00, Hoyer lifts $400 & $500, 6ft. formal all glass table – stunning! Cool. - Most GF folks are excited about Mike Zadick making it to the Olympics, but he is also a “favorite son” of the folks in Iowa! - Don’t forget: Alive @ Five only has two more events on tap; this week’s music is from the Steve Keller band at Central Avenue & 3rd Street. - An update from Peggy Beltrone on the Wind Power Workshop: Many thanks to all who helped organize and promote last night’s Cascade County...

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Taking A Break

Monday, August 18, 2008
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Taking A Break

Watched three squirrels playing in the backyard yesterday – eyeing each other, giving chase, pausing to nibble, then more chasing up & down the trees and around the yard – and at one point this little fella just sorta plopped down on a branch, let his arms (paws?) hang down, and even closed his eyes for a few seconds…the other squirrels just wore him out! (click for larger pic)

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Retro: Westgate Mall 1986

Monday, August 18, 2008
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Retro: Westgate Mall 1986

I get a surprising number of visitors looking for information about Westgate Mall; here’s a little trip down memory lane for folks who remember Westgate Mall the way it was back in 1986:

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