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Survey Ranks Glacier and Yellowstone Among America’s Favorite National Parks

This morning, the Flakes read a new survey ranking America's favorite National Parks.  The rankings are based on reviews from visitors and some of the choices are surprising.

For example, you would expect Yellowstone to finish first or second

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Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images
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How Much Money Do You Need to “Be Happy” in Montana?

We've all heard the phrase "money can't buy happiness".  Try telling that to someone who doesn't have any money.

According to a report from a group called Advisor Perspectives, there is a point where money can no longer buy happiness

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Photo By Encyclopaedia Britannica/UIG Via Getty Images
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New Report Says Montana Tourism Creates Over 6,000 Jobs

The National Park Service just issued a new report touting the tourism industry here in the great state of Montana.  According to their findings, over 4 million people visited National Parks in Montana last year

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Photo Courtesy of Getty Images
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Only in Missoula – Bring Your Kids to the Naked Bike Ride

Almost every week, the Flakes will read about an event over in Missoula and wonder what those folks are smoking.  This morning, we learned about the upcoming "Bare as You Dare" bike ride next month, during which bikers will be encouraged to ride in their underwear

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Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Billings Voters to Decide on Public Service Levy November 4th

Here's a quick follow up on a story we shared with you last week.  Last night, the Billings City Council gave the green light to a new levy for public services which will be decided on by voters in the upcoming November election

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Photo courtesy of Flickr/jessellen
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What Place in Montana Made Hotwire.com’s List of ‘Famous Landmarks Most Americans Have Never Visited?’

The travel aficionados at Hotwire.com released a new report detailing some of America's most famous landmarks. Here are five that many people in the U.S. have never seen, and the best part? One of those spots is right outside our own backyard:

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Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
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Yellowstone County Jail Expansion Hits a Snag

Normally it's Paul that gets riled up about this sort of thing, but today Mark went on a rant about the proposed expansion at the Yellowstone Country Jail.  New estimates have revealed additional costs for the project and the county has yet to outline exactly how they plan to pay for it

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Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Your Vote Doesn’t Count

Democracy has taken another step back here in the great state of Montana.  On Friday, an activist judge named Jeffrey Sherlock struck down another law that was overwhelmingly approved by the voters

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Proposed Non Discrimination Ordinance in Billings Poses Questions

Yesterday, the Billings City Council met again to discuss the potential wording of the proposed Non Discrimination Ordinance.  The Flakes are convinced that this ordinance will eventually pass, however, we have some concerns about it

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Photo Courtesy of the City of Billings Facebook Page
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Zimmerman Trail Might Have to Close Again

 

Paul drove up Zimmerman Trail this weekend for the first time since it had been closed for repairs.  Sadly, he thinks the City of Billings will have to close it again sometime soon.

If you've driven the trail, you've probably noticed several areas on the side of the road that have been washed out.  O

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Property Values…and Taxes…Rise in Yellowstone Country

Here's some good news and some bad news.  If you own a home in Yellowstone County, it's worth more than it was six years ago.  Of course, if you're not selling your home, that just means your property taxes are going up

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MT is the Only State Left Where It’s Still Legal to Text and Drive

Last week, South Carolina passed a new law banning texting while driving.  Which leaves Montana as the last state left to outlaw texting behind the wheel.  Mark and Paul think it's about time we got with the program and made the roads safer for everyone

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