From our Carbon County News section: an article in the most recent CCN reminds us that one of the anti-democracy “election integrity” activists who sued Carbon County is actually from Flathead County, and more…

The current issue also includes an informative article on the local Amish community. Lisa Bennett, Roy McKenzie, interfering with elections, frivolous lawsuit

From our Carbon County News section: in the latest CCN, the new $35 insulin cap gets PR but the paper fails to mention Daines voted against it, the local Republican women’s group continues their “election integrity” obsession, and more…

-- The anti-democracy lawsuit brought against Carbon County, intended to interfere with our elections, gets some press. -- An article on the newly capped price...

Montana has been changing for years now, and it certainly hasn’t been for the better. To help, for starters, can we stop wasting dollars advertising the state?

From The Billings Gazette: https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/montana-continues-trend-of-high-population-growth/article_284acccb-6561-52de-83dd-177ced94d842.html? too many people, quality of life doing downhill, overtourism, solitude going away, not enough water

Fascinating read here: rural mortality rates in the U.S. are higher than in urban areas, Republican policies and COVID are two of the reasons…

From Scientific American: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/people-in-rural-areas-die-at-higher-rates-than-those-in-urban-areas/? MAGA, no Medicaid expansion, obesity, anti-vax, car accidents, heart disease, cancer, gun deaths, drive less exercise more