Bear Paw Meanderings

The weather bureau was wrong. They predicted a nice January. We printed their prediction in “The Mountaineer” and ended up looking like we knew not much of anything to trust them in the first place.

Just as we were recovering from that mistake, I was driving to Big Sandy early one morning before dawn. I was listening to a radio station in Great Falls and, as it had been cold, the station announcer had weather on his mind.

Here is what got to me. All the stations from Cutbank to Chinook and south to Helena and Lewistown reported above zero readings that particular morning. The day before all ha...

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