History

The Weirdest Laws in the Mountain West
Our elected officials have some unique ways to protect the public. For example, did you know that is illegal to raise rats as pets here in the city of Billings?
Amazingly, there are many more laws, still on the books, that are even weirder...
My Trip to Washington DC
I just got back from my first visit to Washington DC.  What an awesome town.  If you've never been to our nation's capital, you owe it to yourself to go at least once. The entire city is poignant reminder that, in spite of the vitriol, we are lucky to live in a democracy, with ch…
50 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Montana
Movoto.com, a real estate website, just released a new blog titled "50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Montana".  Although, you probably do know some of these obscure facts, there are some good ones on their list.
For example, did you know this...
Billings “Burger Dive” Discovers Haunted Past
When Brad Halsten opened up the Burger Dive in downtown Billings a few years ago, he noticed some strange things.  After paranormal experts confirmed his suspicions, he investigated the history of the building on 27th Street.  Turns out, the Burger Dive now occupies the site of the first f…
The 30th Anniversary of Van Halen’s 1984 Album
This Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of the classic Van Halen album 1984.  Has it really been 3 decades since Diamond Dave reached down between his legs and eased the seat back?  These days, when we "Jump", we might hurt ourselves...
Eric Claptons Story Part 2!
These storys on Erick Clapton are quite interesting. I enjoy them and I hope that you do too. This is part two and next week I will give the next in the series. If you are a guitar player or not these are great peaces if you are into music. Enjoy...
1997: These 5 Rock Songs Topped the Charts
Ah nostalgia. The times, they were different back then. The Grunge scene, both extremely popular and some would argue innovative, had been pushed back underground by ’97. Heavily marketed Pop stars and boy bands were starting to get heavy rotations on radio stations and MTV, seemingl…

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