Monday, July 15, 2024

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 4 years, 8 months ago

Battling substance abuse requires collaborative effort

Two and a half years ago, Attorney General Tim Fox and I stood on the steps of the state capitol with other lawmak…

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
O’Brien will bring a wealth of experience as Superintendent of Schools

She brings a wealth of experience to the table, with a diverse background in public education ranging from K-12 to college to state-level policy making.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
No zoning in Lower Yaak

Zoning is entirely inappropriate in the rural outdoors and lacks the structure or funding to guarantee protection of Montana's beautiful areas.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Fight for Montana

Sheehy thinks he can waltz into our state and change our way of life. Well, he’s wrong.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Bits n’ pieces from east, west and beyond

The immigration system, not updated in 30 years, has an exceptional backlog.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politicians must be held accountable for their decisions

It is important that when our leaders are out of step with the people they serve, that we the people hold them accountable.

Updated 1 month ago
A call for action on the border crisis

But what are we as Montanans doing with the information that has already been well circulated regarding our state?

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
A good library is an asset to the community

Lincoln County will get more than $4 million this year whether the Forest Service cuts a stick or not.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Vote "yes" on city, council government study commissions

To protect our future in “this last best place,” we need to say “YES” to both resolutions.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Commissioner Letcher says leniency never discussed in Miller case

I find it shameful that one of my opponents would exploit Trooper Lewis' tragedy to advance their political gain.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
House District 2 candidate's brother supports Millett

I could bring up his GOP opponent’s qualifications, but he has none.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Yaak resident doesn't support new library district

Maybe residents using the library should pay for the service instead of always expecting the property owners to pay for it!

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Trooper's sister alleges impropriety against county commissioner

At no point did Letcher contact our family or visit my brother during his 12 days in the ICU fighting for his life. Letcher never asked my brother if he thought the charges were appropriate.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Gunderson backs Millet for new House District 2 seat

The new District 2 is gaining new voters from the Thompson Chain of Lakes and the Flathead County Marion areas.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life-long Libby resident supports Jenkins for new House seat

Vote for Tom Jenkins for state representative District 2 on the Republican primary ballot.

Updated 2 months ago
Tom Jenkins for House District 2

Tom Jenkins has paid his taxes on time forever and he is anxious to look into how those tax dollars are spent.