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 By Pam Burke    Opinion 

View from the North 40: Will the Proterozoic past be our variant future?

I have been on tenterhooks for a month now, not just about the excitement of having a practical use for a juicy, old-timey word like tenterhooks, but also, and mostly, about... — Updated 6/30/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Color me genius

I don’t know why I’m the one who always has to come up with the solutions to society’s big problems, but here I am shouldering the responsibility again. This time, though,... — Updated 6/24/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Joplin Art in the Park and Car show set for Saturday

Joplin’s Art in the Park and Car Show starts with a few events tonight, but is in full swing all day Saturday starting at 8 a.m. in the park and ending at closing time at... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Let's pop open a refreshing can of freedom and security

As we all know, or should know, or kind of remember but the exact details escape us, Sweden and Finland applied May 18 to join NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, in the... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Law enforcement looking for escaped prisoner

Local law enforcement is looking for a Havre woman who escaped Monday afternoon from custody after her sentencing hearing at Hill County Courthouse. Maria Rose Oppelt, aka Maria... — Updated 6/14/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Law enforcement looking for escaped prisoner

Local law enforcement is looking for a Havre woman who escaped Monday afternoon from custody after her sentencing hearing at Hill County Courthouse. Maria Rose Oppelt, aka Maria... — Updated 6/14/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: 'Wait … what?'

Welcome to the latest edition of “Wait … what?” the feature in which we here at Pamville News highlight all the “News to Confuse” — the everyday stories that make us... — Updated 6/9/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Apparently, there's sitting, then there's sit-to-standing

A person’s life has its defining moments, some large and understandably life-changing like an illness or a loss or a great kindness from another person, but others are small,... — Updated 6/3/2022 Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Memorial Day weekend events set

This weekend will see many celebrations as a nod to the start of summer and to honor members of the military who died while serving their country. The weekend starts tonight with... — Updated 5/27/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Science isn't done answering "What am I, really?"

“4 New Body Parts Discovered in the Last 10 Years,” it’s the kind of headline you’d expect to read connected to an ongoing serial killer case or maybe it’s an episode... — Updated 5/27/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Annual black powder shoot firing off this weekend

The 42nd Annual Memorial Day Weekend Blackpowder Shoot will be Saturday through Monday at Fort Assinniboine, off U.S. Highway 87 south of Havre. This annual shoot is put on by the B... — Updated 5/26/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: The tick tic revisited: I hope it's not an annual thing

A tic is a frequent unconscious quirk of behavior, and a tick is a hard-to-kill, blood-sucking, parasitic arachnid that causes you to unconsciously and repeatedly scratch your head... — Updated 5/20/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Havre Pride Cleanup returns next week

Havre Pride Community Cleanup is set for Monday through Saturday, May 16-21, and after a hiatus due to the pandemic, organizers would like to see lots of help from the public to... — Updated 5/13/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: A pig by any other name could have less irony

Here’s the thing about Vladamir Putin, he’s a fun-suck, a joy-killer, a joke-hole, the place warmhearted laughter has labeled on its maps as “Here there be dragons,” and lik... — Updated 5/13/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

Don't ask for smiles, offer solutions

Editor’s note: This version corrects the comparative income of women versus men. As a woman and a graduate of Montana State University-Northern, then Northern Montana College, I am taking this opportunity to address a few off... — Updated 5/12/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Paradoxically, it makes sense

Some things in life just make sense - maybe not at first, but eventually you know enough or you stumble into some information or you just get lucky, like the half-finished puzzle,... — Updated 5/6/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Forest Service raising awareness on horse campsites

In the wake of a surge in popularity of outdoors vacationing across the nation, the U.S. Forest Service offices nationwide will be addressing the issue starting this summer of... — Updated 4/28/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Some vegetables go over the line

I just didn’t imagine myself saying this, but some lines in the sand might be worth drawing. Mind you, I’m not talking about breaking laws, or bucking society, or compromising... — Updated 4/15/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: So how foodie are you willing to go?

One of the benefits of the modern foodie fascination for people like me is that we can just keep throwing ingredients together with abandon, but now we can attach... — Updated 4/8/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Extreme broncs, extreme generosity

The 2022 Extreme Bares and Broncs PRCA Rodeo, hosted by Montana State University-Northern rodeo teams and booster club, is in the books, and head coach Doug Kallenberger is pleased... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: It's who we are on the inside that really inspires questions

With the peer review process complete as of last month, the scientific community has officially announced that they have now completely mapped human DNA, and winging it without any... — Updated 4/1/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited banquet is back

After missing a year due to the pandemic, the Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited is back for its 37th Annual Banquet Saturday, April 23, at Havre Ice Dome. The doors at the Ice... — Updated 3/31/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

3D archery shoot set for May 1 in Beaver Creek Park

Archers only have a month to get practiced up for the Bearpaw Bowmen Archery Club's Spring 3D Archery Shoot, which is set for Sunday, May 1, at Eagles Campground in Beaver Creek... — Updated 3/31/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: It's the same, but totally different

I don’t know if this is an east side of the Mississippi vs. west side thing, or urban vs. rural, or maybe this modern generation of deer just lost its will to be wild, but I do... — Updated 3/30/2022

 
 By Pam Burke    Local

Havre woman's final donation will help shelter animals

Friends of the Havre Animal Shelter - a non-profit organization that helps meet some of the city shelter's needs not provided for in its budget - is selling raffle tickets in a... — Updated 3/29/2022

 

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