Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Bryce Bennett will protect our public lands

It’s great to live in Montana. Anytime I tell someone from somewhere else where I live, they all say the same thing: “That’s beautiful country.”

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
A vote for Rosendale is a vote for free enterprise

If you are like me, you are concerned about some of the things that are happening in America.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
We can choose our physician, why not our health officer?

A family story: My grandmother once explained to a neighbor why she could not help her get well, having been threatened by the town doctor to stop practicing medicine and warned to leave town or go to jail after ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
State Sen. Mike Cuffe offers candidate endorsements

Lincoln County has strong representation in the Montana State Legislature. Please vote to return state Rep. Steve Gunderson to House District 1 and state Rep. Neil Duram to House District 2. This is the first tim...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Support a proven legislator and prosecutor at the ballot box

I have followed Austin Knudsen since 2011, his first year in office. I have personally known Austin for several years. Austin and his wife, Christie, have a great family.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Teachers have a plan for remote learning, but does the community?

When I first started teaching in 1986, a colleague of mine said, “Teaching is the toughest job you’ll ever love.” She was right ... partly.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Democrats on the ballot support disarmament

Every Democrat running for state office and federal office are all very anti-gunownership and for full compulsory gun confiscation. Just look at their past records.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Socialists have overtaken one of our major political parties

Today, radical socialists control the leadership of the Democratic Party. They are vicious in their quest to demean and destroy anyone who doesn't bow to their ideology.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Giving religious schools federal aid is a mistake

The Republican religious oligarchs would lead us to believe that God is on their side.

Updated 3 weeks ago
Let's show the country how Montanans settle a dispute

This letter is not political and is aimed at all Montanans, so please read on.

Updated 3 weeks ago
There is no selenium crisis in Lincoln County

Tony Smith got it all wrong in his Oct. 2 letter to the editor (“Selenium, and Gunderson, put our county’s waterways at risk in equal measure.”)

Updated 3 weeks ago
We must act now, together, to stop the pandemic

I woke up recently at 5 a.m. and could not go back to sleep. I could not get the recent spike in cases in Montana off my mind.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Tranel is the right person for the PSC

Did you see Monica Tranel pedaling her bike through Lincoln County? Monica is the Democratic candidate for Public Service Commission (PSC) for District 4?

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Rumor has it a lot is riding on this election

Rumor has it there's a critical election coming Nov. 3. Rumor has it the very fabric of our republic and Constitution is at stake. Rumor has it your vote should count only with proper validity.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Postal Service deliveries are vital for rural Montanans

I rely on the Postal Service to deliver several of my life-saving medications. The latest attempts by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and the Trump Administration to disrupt our access to the mail may delay my lat...