The Wednesday Read

One of my fondest childhood memories was thinking $100 was a lot of money. – Unknown

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

These topics caught my attention in the last 24 hours:

  • Super Tuesday Analysis
  • What’s Next?
  • Great Falls Public Schools

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Vote YES for Great Falls Kids!

Some might think of the upcoming bond measures for Great Falls Public Schools (GFPS) as the “go big or go home” plan to raise money for public schools. The two bond measures, if approved, will raise $98.8 million to construct, renovate, and modernize the public schools in Great Falls, Montana.

If approved it will cost someone with a $150k home just $8.59 per month. That’s really not that much of an investment to have nicer and safer schools for generations to come.

When I decided to leave the military over 24 years ago, one reason my family and I stayed in Great Falls was because of the outstanding public schools. I could have moved anywhere in the United States, but I picked Great Falls, Montana, to raise a family. Now my kids have graduated from GFPS and they received an excellent education. By the way, the music department in GFPS is second to none.

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