Opinion

07/18/2017 - 3:08pm
It's time again for that semi-regular reminder of what Net Neutrality is and why it's important. You may have noticed Net Neutrality being mentioned a lot last week. That's because the FCC is working towards rolling back the Title II classification that protects businesses and consumers from being selectively exploited by internet providers. Internet service providers (ISP) have spent...
06/27/2017 - 4:14pm
“Doc, I think I’m losing my mind. I lose my keys all the time. That darn remote control seems to grow legs and hide from me. Am I going to have Old-Timer’s Disease?” asks a 60-year old with genuine concern. I intentionally refer to “Alzheimer’s Disease” by name to clarify the situation. “Tell me more...
06/27/2017 - 4:11pm
Life was good at “The Dead End.” Louie and Joyce let Mike and Len and me live in this run down shack up Elk Creek from Heron, Montana for free. All we had to do was put plastic on the windows (since they were all broken), install a wood cook-stove and wood heater and find a couple buckets suitable for hauling water up from the creek....
06/20/2017 - 2:20pm
Another E3 has come and gone. The Electronic Entertainment Expo is the annual showcase of what gamers can look forward to for the next year and while this year's event may have been milder than ones in the past, there were still plenty of standouts and surprise announcements. Here are six of the most interesting games that were either...
06/20/2017 - 2:17pm
Before you search for a contractor, write down the work you want done.  Be as thorough as possible, so a contractor is clear about the project and needed materials.  Check with your city or county on required inspections and building permits. Check references.  Before you sign a contract or pay any money, ask around and also...
06/20/2017 - 2:16pm
As stated in last week’s edition of the Chronicle, we have committed to providing the most complete and concise coverage of the Franklin County housing study, which is why our coverage will continue indefinitely, providing as many articles as needed to make sure everything is reported correctly. That being said, we know that it’s easy...
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