My latest Belgrade News column is up. Go here.
It's about the waste in the Montana state budget (based on a very comprehensive report published by the Montana Policy Institute) and includes a peek at what Big Sky residents spend on illegal imigration. Sadly, government is now the number one employer in the Treasure State. A terrible fate for a state brimming with ununusually resourceful Americans and full of wonderful natural resources.
P.S. The number three employer is Walmart.
About the pink flower: That's a bitterroot plant; native to Montana.