The Wednesday Read

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Great Falls School Election
  • Bullock vs Daines
  • Under His Skin

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Thursday Numbers

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!

Quote of the day…

I keep hearing it takes a village to raise a child. Do they just show up or is there a number to call? – Unknown

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm and humor.

This week’s topics include airlines & coronavirus, U.S. House & coronavirus, Great Falls Public Schools, Mike Bloomberg, U.S. Census Bureau, unemployment claims, Nik Wallenda, gas prices, and much more!

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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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The Monday Memo

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss

Hello March – you beautiful thing! I can’t wait to meet your friend, April…

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!

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Gianforte Picks Juras
  • Great Falls Schools
  • Jury Duty
  • One More Thing

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Reminder: Vote for Schools & Parks

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin

If you live in Great Falls, there’s an election tomorrow (Tuesday, May 8) for schools and parks. If you have not returned your ballot, it’s too late to mail it. You should take it to the elections office at 325 2nd Ave N. in Great Falls or to the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds in Great Falls on election day (7am-8pm).

If you have questions about the elections call the elections office at (406) 454-6803.

Please vote for the schools and parks!

Here is some information on both if you are undecided (Click to enlarge):

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