Historical Events

Blue Moon Friday….Or Not?
If you want to impress your co-workers mention that this Friday will be a "blue moon", but don’t be surprised if the office know-it-all begs to differ. Turns out there are two definitions for this lunar rarity, and according to earthsky...
Do You Know Where I Was Last Night?
Of course, it was Tuesday & I was reading "Montana History" up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. We're currently reading the Nancy Russell book, "Behind Every Man". I always hope the members of my reading group are enjoying this Montana hi…
WWII B-17 Flying Fortress to Land in Cut Bank
The WWII B-17G  bomber, “Sentimental Journey” is scheduled to be  on display and available for rides and tours  from September 10 – 13 at  Cut Bank International Airport.
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There’s One Behind Every Man
One of them was Nancy Cooper...she married the infamous Charlie Russell and I've found a fascinating book by Joan Stauffer from the University of Oklahoma Press that I'm currently reading Tuesday evenings at 6 at the Marias Heritage Center. Joan's tome is "Behind Every Man-Th…
Behind Every Good Man..
I'm heading back up to the Marias Heritage Center this evening (Tuesday 8/21) at 6 to read more "Montana History" to the Tuesday evening Montana History group of residents. We're starting a new book this evening...soon as we finish the final 5 pages in that lady doctor bo…
Ruby Ridge Anniversary
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Twenty years ago, federal agents laid siege on a cabin on a remote Idaho mountaintop called Ruby Ridge. The deadly standoff helped spark an anti-government patriot movement that grew. Sara Weaver lost her mother and brother, both killed by government agents...
I’m Sorry, I Lied
Yesterday on one of my Puffman Blogs, I blogged that I would be finishing the "Pioneer Doctor" book last evening (Tuesday) up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Well...I almost did...there's 5 pages remaining for next week. It WAS a great book and I would encourage …
Global Warming?
I'm not sure. According to NOAA, July marked the hottest month on record here in the United States. Drought expanded to cover nearly 63% of the Lower 2 million acres. According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature during July was 77.6 degrees which was 3...
Music Trivia With A Montana Twist
This afternoon (Monday) on my "Puffman Musical Trivia", I'll be giving away a Montana author's book to the first caller with the correct answer to a "MONTANA" musical trivia question. I interviewed this author some months back (he's Jeff Noonan from…
19 Down, 2 To Go
I was at the Marias Heritage Center last evening (Tuesday) reading Montana History. "Pioneer Doctor".What a great book! We've completed 19 chapters and have 2 left to go plus the epilogue and we should conclude this saga next week. This story of a lady doctor in the old west o…

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