Letters to the Editor

Thoughts of a dear, departed friend

October 02, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:I need to say a few words about a great friend and companion, Bob Keller, who left us on July 3. It was my wonderful privilege to pack in, camp and fish with this amazing fellow on many occasions. No one in Libby knows me, as ...

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Sen. Tester fights for veterans

September 28, 2018 at 3:00 am

Sen. Jon Tester’s opponent, Matt Rosendale, has apparently called Jon’s successful legislation to aid veterans, like myself, and that the president signed into law, the “little stuff.” Well, I can tell you they are not “the little stuff” to...

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Sen. Tester is in it for us

September 28, 2018 at 3:00 am

As a retired ER nurse, I’ve seen what families go through in medical crises. Montana families need elected officials who fight to protect their health care, lower their medical costs and stand up to big health care industries when they try ...

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I-186 protects what makes Libby special

September 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:Growing up in Libby helps me understand the need to properly regulate industry to protect our environment and human health. Watching my friends, family and neighbors get sick and, in the case of my dad, die of disease caused b...

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Thank you for supporting Nordicfest

September 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

Just a wee note to thank everyone who participated in this years Nordicfest Heritage Festival. Our 34th year was a huge success. Many thanks to all the volunteers who willingly give of their time and talents and to the folks who support the...

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Thankful for Nordicfest help

September 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

Tusen Takk to the Nordicfest food booth workers!Sons of Norway wishes to thank the 16 members and 14 non-members who worked in our food booth during Nordicfest. Each year the lodge relies on non-members to lend a hand and they are always wi...

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I-185 won’t help veterans

September 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

As a veteran, I am honored that this country is so dedicated to supporting those of us who have served. It’s clear that this nation’s commitment to help our veterans is natural and automatic. It’s part of our creed, built into our culture a...

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Rosendale’s values not inline with Montanans’

September 21, 2018 at 3:00 am

It’s not what he says, but how he votes.Montana is a state in which 10 percent of our population are veterans, a high percentage are 65 years of age or older. While serving in the Montana Legislature, Matt Rosendale supported privatizing th...

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I-186 is a Montana-style solution to a Montana problem

September 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:My wife and I moved to Montana 20 years, ago after teaching and coaching careers, to be closer to our children and grand-children. It has been a great decision.A large majority of people who live here have a deep respect for w...

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Thanks for generous co-op members

September 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:Forest fire lookouts are a precious piece of history, and the Northwest Montana chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association has a passion for preserving them. Many lookouts in this area are currently staffed, and they will ...

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