Wednesday’s Quick Hits

Welcome to Wednesday! Here are several stories that caught my attention:

  • Great Falls School Board Election
  • The “Rainbow” Forecast
  • Montana Speed Limit Increase
  • Chemtrails
  • Marathon Kiss
  • The AF General & Native Americans

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Tuesday’s Political Potpourri

Welcome to Tuesday – time for another political potpourri edition! When there are several stories out there that I want to comment about, I combine them into a “potpourri” column. Today I provide that valuable independent commentary you’ve come to love from The Western Word about:

  • Motl Confirmation Hearing
  • Governor Bullock & the Boston Marathon
  • Special Operations Speaks PAC

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Caught My Eye…

My alarm went off at 5:00 a.m. this morning and as I normally do first thing in the morning, I check my e-mail/text messages. I had about 10 “breaking news alerts” from various news organizations regarding the Boston bombing. As I get ready to post this column this morning, reports say one suspect is dead one is on the run. They are reportedly brothers.

Let’s pray for all those involved and pray that this ends soon with no more bloodshed.


Congrats on making it through another week and to another edition of “Caught My Eye!”

So what is “Caught My Eye?” It’s the column where I take a quick look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. Often I throw in some sarcasm and poke fun at people just to make you smile.

Today I write about Max’s train wreck, transparency, Bobcats logo, Mark Sanford, Schweitzer Speaks, News coverage, April 19, The Hope Movement, Juror Texting, and much more! Continue reading


I am thinking of and praying for those affected by the cowardly attack during the Boston Marathon yesterday.  I am also praying for the folks who are investigating the attack and all those who are working behind the scenes to prevent the next one.  God bless you all.