Peter D. Fox

Peter D. Fox

Peter Fox has had a 40-year career in communications beginning with 25 years as a daily newspaper reporter and editor in Wisconsin and Montana then director of public information for the University of Wisconsin System. Later he served a term as Wisconsin cabinet officer overseeing employment relations, afterwards leading a statewide newspaper association and the Park County Community Foundation. He and his wife Nikki live in Big Timber. He has bachelor's and masters degrees in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Montana 2024 Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tim Sheehy. (Courtesy Tim Sheehy campaign)

There’s a whole lot more Montana better know about Sheehy

By: - November 14, 2023

Militarily, one must admire Tim Sheehy – Naval Academy and Army Ranger School graduate, awarded Bronze Star with “V” device for valor and recipient of the Purple Heart as the result of a combat wound, and service in Iraq and Afghanistan. He’s what’s known as a “hard charger” in the business. Sheehy was medically separated […]


We need to support Ukraine because we support democracy

By: - October 8, 2023

My first awareness of something called the Soviet Union was as an 8-year-old boy in 1956. In November of that year, Soviet troops crushed a budding revolt against the Soviet-satellite puppet government.  Known as the “Hungarian Revolt,” the uprising went on 12 days before being crushed by Soviet tanks and troops. I remember watching grainy […]


Judging Rosendale by the company he keeps

By: - December 31, 2022

Now that Matt Rosendale has comfortably settled into his second term representing those of us in eastern Montana, giving western Montana over to Ryan Zinke again, it’s time for the 43 percent of us who didn’t vote for him to have an opportunity to examine his stewardship of our interests in the House of Representatives. […]


The ‘immigrant problem’ goes back more than just a few decades south of the border

By: - September 25, 2022

Hobbled with our country’s endemic short attention span and insatiable desire for immediate gratification, don’t expect a resolution to our nation’s southern border crisis anytime soon.  Certainly, it will take more than Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott dreaming up more “border theater” pranks to stick it to the despised Democrats. (We can almost hear them […]