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Bugle Radio is Back with a Tribute to Big Momma and the Long Branch Saloon

The longest running bar in Ennis is getting new ownership and a local legend is riding off into the sunset. Thanks Big Momma for your service. Here’s a musical salute to you. Enjoy that cruise. Click Here to Listen to Bugle Radio on Spotify Spotify Premium listeners will get the complete show. Non-premium listeners willContinue reading “Bugle Radio is Back with a Tribute to Big Momma and the Long Branch Saloon”

Celebrate the End of Prohibition on 4-20 at Honey Sour in Bozeman

Prohibition is over in Montana and now that some of the wrinkles of the new adult use cannabis market are starting to work themselves out, it’s time to celebrate! Honey Sour (formerly Canna Connection) is hosting live music, a free BBQ, special speakers and more from 4-8pm on April 20th at their new Bozeman locationContinue reading “Celebrate the End of Prohibition on 4-20 at Honey Sour in Bozeman”

3 Reasons that Montana GOP Missed the Mark by Backing Rosendale for Reelection

Image Courtesy of Flatheadmemo.com and James Conner February 17 the MT GOP Twitter account endorsed Matt Rosendale as their candidate for Montana’s US House District 2 seat. The endorsement came almost a month before the deadline to announce candidacy and indicates that the Montana GOP is happy with how Rosendale has represented Montana in Congress.Continue reading “3 Reasons that Montana GOP Missed the Mark by Backing Rosendale for Reelection”

Ennis School District Misses Deadline for DEQ Lead Testing in Water Fixtures

Image Courtesy of Parentology.com The Montana Department of Environmental Quality lists Ennis Schools as having missed the December 31, 2021 deadline to submit water samples for lead testing. Click here to see the DEQ Lead Sampling Page Lead was eliminated from service in many pipes around the country in 1970 and the school was builtContinue reading “Ennis School District Misses Deadline for DEQ Lead Testing in Water Fixtures”

A Top Two Primary System is a Bad Idea for Montana -Special Guest Column

A special contribution by Montana State Senator Steve Fitzpatrick If you are like me, it is difficult to think of a reason why we would want to make Montana more like California.  Nonetheless, this election cycle, there are several ballot initiatives being proposed to adopt California policies here in Montana.  One such proposal by formerContinue reading “A Top Two Primary System is a Bad Idea for Montana -Special Guest Column”

Game On: Here are the First 3 School District Policies I am Opting out of When the Frontier Institute Gets Their Way

Image Courtesy of Idahonews.com Recently I was targeted by a sponsored ad by the Frontier Institute asking me to sign a petition supporting a parents right to “opt-out” of school district policies and take control of my child’s education. Here are a few thoughts that I put together with regards to exercising my rights asContinue reading “Game On: Here are the First 3 School District Policies I am Opting out of When the Frontier Institute Gets Their Way”

Rosendale Issues Statement Justifying No Vote on House Resolution Supporting the Ukraine and We Respond

Image courtesy of bbc.com Montana voted against supporting the people of the Ukraine when Matt Rosendale cast the states only vote in the US House of Representatives against a resolution supporting the people of Ukraine as they face full scale invasion by Russia. The resolution passed 426-3. Here is the statement that we received whenContinue reading “Rosendale Issues Statement Justifying No Vote on House Resolution Supporting the Ukraine and We Respond”

“The United States has No Legal or Moral Obligation to come to the aid of either side in this foreign conflict.” -Representative Matt Rosendale (R MT)

Montana’s only member of the US House of Representatives, Matt Rosendale, has introduced legislation that will ban any aide for the Ukraine until the Southern Border of the United States is “secured” according to govtrackinsider.com From GovTrackInsider.com: “The Secure America’s Borders First Act would ban the use of federal dollars to assist Ukraine until the U.S.-Mexico borderContinue reading ““The United States has No Legal or Moral Obligation to come to the aid of either side in this foreign conflict.” -Representative Matt Rosendale (R MT)”

The Bugle has Landed

This issue features Montana Values according to Grandpa Shaw. Plus the first chapter of two fiction projects, sports, outdoors, cannabis and more… Download it here to enjoy later

What Would You Do If Trump Aligned with Russia to Overthrow Biden and Reclaim the Stolen Election?

Former President Donald Trump praised the genius of Vladimir Putin’s handling of the invasion of Ukraine just hours before a full scale Russian invasion of Ukraine began. Trump blamed Putin’s tactics on a stolen election in the United States and went on to point out a slurry of additional deficiencies of the Biden administration. WhatContinue reading “What Would You Do If Trump Aligned with Russia to Overthrow Biden and Reclaim the Stolen Election?”

Republican State Senator Calling for Local Housing Reforms

We need more housingBy: Sen. Greg Hertz, R-Polson Montana has been discovered. We were the second-fastest-growing state in the country last year. Our rapidly increasing population presents many challenges and opportunities, and it’s also driving a lot of unease among many of us who’ve lived here for a long time.  Whether you love it orContinue reading “Republican State Senator Calling for Local Housing Reforms”

McConnell Chooses Soundbite Over Substance Commenting on Safe Banking for Cannabis Companies

The Safe and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking act passed the House of Representatives for the sixth time last week and will go to the Senate as part of The America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and Economic Strength Act of 2022 (America COMPETES Act.) The SAFE Banking Act will allow access for legally operating cannabisContinue reading “McConnell Chooses Soundbite Over Substance Commenting on Safe Banking for Cannabis Companies”

Strawberry Kush, Chocolope and Super Silver Haze Among Strains Highlighting ILGM.com’s Valentine’s Seed Sale!

Growing season is just around the corner and ILGM.com has put some of their most unique strains on sale for Valentine’s Day! What better way to show your cannabis connoisseur some love than by gifting them the ability to create something worth talking about this Summer.? Here are three strains that we are most excitedContinue reading “Strawberry Kush, Chocolope and Super Silver Haze Among Strains Highlighting ILGM.com’s Valentine’s Seed Sale!”

3 Reasons to Boycott the China Olympics and 2 Easy & Effective Ways to Do It

The Olympics are a symbol of World Unity developed to create a level playing field so that the best athletes in the World can represent their country in competition. Even a cursory look at China’s recent human rights record shows that their national policy is not in line with the spirit of the games. IfContinue reading “3 Reasons to Boycott the China Olympics and 2 Easy & Effective Ways to Do It”

Why You Should Jump Off the Fence and Vote Yes on the Ennis School Bond, Even if You Don’t Have Kids

It’s not often smart to pay for something that you aren’t going to use. It’s easy to see that approach to voting on something like a school bond. If you don’t have kids or grandkids in the school system, why would you want to raise your taxes to pay for other people’s children? Here areContinue reading “Why You Should Jump Off the Fence and Vote Yes on the Ennis School Bond, Even if You Don’t Have Kids”

Energy Independence at the Heart of Montana Bugle’s Affiliate Partnership with Green Home Solutions

Independence is a core quality of Freedom and energy independence is more attainable now than ever before. the is why the Montana Bugle has partnered with Green Home Systems to help expand their solar energy system installation platform further into Montana. Green Home Systems works to help homeowners install American made solar panels and includesContinue reading “Energy Independence at the Heart of Montana Bugle’s Affiliate Partnership with Green Home Solutions”

Experience “The Gift” of Johnny Cash

The World didn’t know what to do with Johnny Cash when he found fame, and most of us still don’t. A country music Icon turned activist, Cash became the vision of the American condition to the weak, downtrodden and weary. Experience the story of an imperfect man battling to better an imperfect World.

Between Two Bugles

We hunkered down along the trail as the leaves crunched in the distance.   Something big was moving, then it bugled again leaving no doubt what it was coming our way.   Seconds later, another bugle, this time behind us.  Adrenaline poured through our veins.   Today was off to a great start.   We’d left the truck barelyContinue reading “Between Two Bugles”

All of the Flower, None of the Smoke with the Wulf Next Vaporizer

What if you could smoke weed without smoking weed? It’s a tempting, true and not quite accurate statement all rolled into one. The Wulf Next does indeed allow consumption of marijuana flower without burning the flower so you don’t have carbon and tar from burning your weed in your lungs. For an old school smoker,Continue reading “All of the Flower, None of the Smoke with the Wulf Next Vaporizer”

Wolf Scientist Doug Smith’s Views on Wolves, Wolf Research and Wolf Management

Much has been made about the number of Yellowstone wolves killed during the 2021-2022 Wolf hunting season. If you’re not into the kill them all or save them all philosophies, Doug Smith is your guy.  This interview is older, but extensive with regards to wolf recovery, wolf behavior and Wolf management.  Smith is a PHDContinue reading “Wolf Scientist Doug Smith’s Views on Wolves, Wolf Research and Wolf Management”

Canna Connection Starts the New Year with 8 Strains over 30% THC

DisclaimerAll Cannabis reviews done by MontanaBugle.com are independent and no compensation was received from the licensee being reviewed. Thanks for trusting MontanaBugle.com for your cannabis news and reviews. Recreational cannabis sales start for everyone over 21 years old in the state of Montana on January 1, 2022. Cannabis production license holders have spent the lastContinue reading “Canna Connection Starts the New Year with 8 Strains over 30% THC”