Friday, February 26, 2021


To find our opinion based editorials, see below. We'll share opinion based editorial articles regularly for interested viewers.

Updated 8 months ago

Uncle Sam wants you to get counted

As the country celebrates its birth as a nation, one of the most patriotic things Montanans can do is stand up a...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
Preserving the wilderness is our patriotic duty

America is the land of opportunity. As individuals, we value the right to choose. We have the freedom to better ourselves by taking on challenges.

Updated 8 months ago
Protect your community from sickness with a mask

The Montana Nursing Association (MNA) strongly encourages Montanans to wear facemasks to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. As COVID-19 spreads across the globe and cases continue to increase in Montana, t...

Updated 8 months ago
Governor must act to spare state from a ruinous shortfall

Economists are now predicting that the blow to Montana’s economy this year will be worse than anything we’ve experienced since World War II. Nearly 100,000 Montanans have filed unemployment claims since March 1, ...

Updated 9 months ago
Stemming the flow of Canadian pollution

An international group of science and policy experts from the United States and Canada recently published a letter in the prestigious journal Science voicing concern for the poisoning of U.S. rivers stemming from...

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
Republican leadership will revitalize the economy

On the eve of the Treasure State’s most bustling season, Montanans are looking with uncertainty at the road ahead. An additional 15,000 Montanans filed unemployment claims during the week ending on April 25 due t...

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Why Congress needs to support your local news sources during a crisis where information is critical

During this coronavirus pandemic, access to accurate and trustworthy information in your community is as critical to life under quarantine and as sought after as hand sanitizer and face masks.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
As warm weather returns, so to will the cyclists to the roads

With the beginning of nice weather, many of us are heading outside to recreate on bicycles. Now seems like a good time to remind all of us how to safely and courteously share the road. The Montana Driver Manual a...

Updated 10 months ago
Testing is critical as we move toward normalcy

All aspects of our lives have undergone upheaval this past month, leaving most confused about what our future holds as we continue to adjust to life with coronavirus.

Updated 10 months ago
Without newspapers, we all struggle on in darkness

We need to get through this time and tighten our belts, just as we have through two World Wars, terrorist attacks and other epidemics.

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Make sure Montana is fairly represented

Beginning in Montana later this month, our great country will engage in one of the most significant national activities created by our Founding Fathers: the United States census. While the census is important in ...

Updated 12 months ago
None dare call it spying

At our last work session, I was taken to the woodshed by my colleagues on the Montana Public Service Commission. Yup, a good, old-fashioned tongue lashing, led by that paragon of professionalism, Randy Pinocci.