Thursday, February 29, 2024

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 4 years, 3 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, 1 day ago
Grizzly bears still trapped in their own end zone

On the whole, grizzly bears are still limited to about 2% of their former numbers and 2% of their former range.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Montanans can pick our own candidates

We want fair and honest elections not selections.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Montana is now officially for Californians

The governor then sought a shady procedural loophole to veto the bill. This shady loophole has now been found to violate the Montana Constitution.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Securing the southern border

Where have you been for the last three years, Jon?

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
New companies coming to Montana

One may ask, WHY aren’t Libby (or Eureka) on that list?

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
More history on the Stimson Mill

In 2002, Stimson was being hammered with rapidly escalating and ultimately untenable insurance premiums due to W.R. Grace’s asbestos legacy.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Support for meat made in a lab

It has the potential to dramatically reduce the suffering we inflict on animals, as well as our greenhouse-gas emissions and pandemic risk.

Updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Ballot issues leave county resident concerned for 2024 election

When our ballots were somewhat late, I called the election office in Libby. They told me I could come to Libby to get our ballots. I went to our Eureka county commissioner and asked if our ballots could be faxed up…

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Truth and honest inquiry should guide our country, not religion

Christian nationalists are constantly sensitive to any criticism of their beliefs, to where they believe they are victims in today’s society.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
U.S. should focus on its problems, not the world's

We can't abandon our own citizens at the expense of Americans every time we see viral videos and news cycle about conflicts on the other side of the globe.

Updated 5 months ago
Truth will prevail

There's an old saying that goes...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Unprincipled men

When Jared Kushner and Donald Trump buried the details of Mohammed bin Salman’s brutal murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in exchange for $3 billion, the GOP said nothing.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Even in Libby

Through his tears, he told me of his intention to use the .45, because he didn’t know what else to do.

Updated 6 months ago
A response to Yaak property owner's letter

In addition, because of out-of-state developers seeking to turn once pristine and safe areas into areas from which they came, zoning districts are a necessary tool to prevent the haphazard, ill-conceived developmen…

Updated 6 months ago
Woman ticked off in effort to get tax rebate

Days later, thought I’d try again and Googled, “What is a Montana Geocode?”