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Letter to the Editor: Seeking support for Three Forks High School Memorial Scholarship
In Memory of: Bob Duncan, Damon Boyington and Coach Jerry LaRoque Dear Former TFHS Grads and community members, I am once again asking for donations for the Three Forks H.S. Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund has provided scholarships to TFHS... Full story
Coaches Corner By Ellie West: Memorial Day - Our Freedom
As we celebrate Memorial Day, May 29, 2023, let us not forget those who have died in service to our country. Our military men and women made many sacrifices to give us the freedom we now enjoy and to maintain it for over 200 years. I have been...
Our View: Be vigilant of scams
Last Monday, I had the opportunity to interview Commissioner Troy Downing and two members of the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance's Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST). It was very... Full story
Column: The magical last days of school
With the school year ending, it brings back many memories, especially those of grade school and what was always a very relaxed pace at the end of the year. Looking back, I’m pretty sure nothing important got completed in the last two weeks of the... Full story
Coaches Corner: Are you living with a scarcity or abundance mindset
I grew up in a large family, and one limiting belief passed on to us was a scarcity mindset. I remember Dad telling us to get a good job with benefits, work hard, save as much as possible for 40 years, and then retire, as money doesn’t grow on tree...
Guest Op-Ed: Montana House Leaders Recap the 68th Legislative Session
Disclaimer: The views expressed in Op-Ed’s published in the Three Forks Voice are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the publication. The 68th Session of the Montana Legislature is one that every Montanan can be proud of....
Column: Pizza Rolls, I still love you
I don’t travel often, but when I do, it is usually for a sporting event or concert. Perhaps even more than the actual event, my favorite part of the journey is the different restaurants I visit. Often, I will visit a place known for a specialty dis... Full story
Guest Op-Ed: Dams - I really like them
Disclaimer: The views expressed in Op-Ed’s published in the Three Forks Voice are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the publication. Dams – I really like them. As the manager of Vigilante Electric Cooperative, I am very...
Column: You better stop this Greyhound Bus
If you ever want to be extremely uncomfortable on a long trip, I highly recommend riding a Greyhound Bus. A few years back, I was able to take a few trips on a Greyhound, and it is something I still think of a lot – and not fondly. On one... Full story
Our view: Rummage sale a boon for Three Forks
Throughout the year, numerous events in Three Forks bring the community together. This weekend is a perfect example, with the Spring Rummage Sale scheduled for Thursday to Saturday at 124 2nd Avenue East. The rummage sale brings crowds to the... Full story
Column: My Dad saved the princess before I did
It has been nearly impossible the past month to turn on the television and not see a commercial for the “Super Mario Brothers” movie. While I had zero interest in seeing the film, it brought back a rush of memories of a childhood spent hours... Full story
Opinion: Farmers, Ranchers, and Irrigators Urge Opposition to Permanent Water Court Bill
Disclaimer: The views expressed in Op-Ed’s published in the Three Forks Voice are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the publication. I have been blessed to be operating alongside the 5th generation of our family ranch in... Full story
Column: It's about time to mow the lawn
It’s just about time to do the first mow of the season, and I have mixed feelings about it. In fact, it would be safe to say I have a love/hate relationship with my mower. One of the most significant issues with the first mow of the year is the amo... Full story
Guest Op-Ed: Determined to return tax money
Disclaimer: The views expressed in Op-Ed’s published in the Three Forks Voice are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the publication. The 2023 Montana legislature began its legislative session with an unprecedented... Full story
Column: Uh oh, the leftovers spent a few days in the car
On the very first day of my very first job at Wendy’s, I had to slice a bucket full of onions, and it took weeks for the smell to go away. I can remember washing my hands with bleach at one point to try and remedy the situation, but it did not... Full story
Writers on the Range: No one wants to collide with a deer
A deer stands paralyzed in the middle of a mountain highway, stunned by the lights and deafening roar of an 18-wheeler barreling toward it. At the last second, the deer leaps back into the forest. This time, the deer and the trucker avoid a fatal... Full story
Column: Were they really studying for a test?
Commuting to work is not a fun ordeal. While it may allow for some time to think or jam out to music, it’s a major hassle because of sharing the road with people who cannot function properly behind the wheel. Over the years, I’ve had up to a... Full story
Coaches Corner: There is beauty in imperfections
“Where there is imperfection, there is an abundance of beauty.” I am not sure who the author is, but I love this quote and have it on the wall in our basement, and while watching a show, I will occasionally glance at it and begin to reflect on... Full story
Op Ed: Are You Ready for Another Flood Season?
My team and I were on the ground in eastern Montana helping families work with their insurance companies to rebuild immediately following the devastating flooding of 2022. Meeting at the civic center in Red Lodge with hundreds of Montanans, we... Full story
Column: Plenty of fun at the Alta
I could probably fill a Stephen King-length book with the stupid things I’ve done, and I’m sure I will generate enough foolishness to generate a sequel. The only saving grace is that there was usually a lesson learned, and it often makes for a... Full story
Coaches Corner by Ellie West: Expectations
Expectations can be a heavy burden, but they can also be a source of inspiration. Maya Angelou once said, “I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.” We all have hopes, dreams, and expectations for our future, but...
Guest Op-Ed: Canary in a Coal Mine
The views expressed in Op-Ed’s published in the Three Forks Voice are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the publication. Over the past two years, Montanans watched the President's attack on oil, coal and natural gas bring... Full story
Column: Just like riding a bike
The expression “it’s just like riding a bike” is prevalent when someone is reintroduced to something once a constant. It’s been so long since I have been on a bike that I’m unsure if the saying would ring true, and I would probably fall... Full story
Coaches Corner by Ellie West: Comparison Cage
One of the deepest needs of people is to be valued and appreciated. Charles Schwab says, “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” When someone encourages, values, or congratulates you on a job well...
Guest Op-Ed: Three Forks student discusses Affirmative Action Policies
Disclaimer: The views expressed in Op-Ed’s published in the Three Forks Voice are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the publication. By Madison Griffiths Prejudice, racial inequity, and discrimination are just a few of...