Letters to the Editor

We can lower medication costs in Montana

January 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

Everyone agrees that the high cost of prescription medications is a huge issue, but there hasn’t been a serious attempt to solve the problem in Montana. We’re changing that by bringing forward legislation we estimate will save Montanans abo...

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Montana Senate Democrat’s outlook for legislative session

January 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

The 66th Montana Legislative Session began Jan. 7, and based on the 3,101 bills that have been submitted so far, lawmakers will be working in overdrive. For Democrats, top priorities include keeping health care accessible for all Montanans,...

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Conservative republicans, moderate republicans and statesmen

January 11, 2019 at 4:42 pm

The 66th Legislative session is upon us, and a new group of men and women has been sworn into office to represent all Montanans.During this session, it is my hope that the more conservative Republicans and the moderate Republicans can learn...

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Rosauers Ambassadors

January 08, 2019 at 2:00 am

The great gals of Rosauers right here in Libby, Montana. The friendliest creature on two legs. Some of them have been employed since high school, 25 years and beyond. No other stores like this one: dedicated to a fault to serve you, the cus...

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Never stop saying ‘Merry Christmas’

January 01, 2019 at 3:00 am

Something to think about. Christmas and Easter are the most important dates in the history of the world. Had these not happened there would be no United States of America and the world would be a dark place without us that follow the teachi...

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Montana House Democrats ready to roll sleeves up

January 01, 2019 at 3:00 am

If there’s one thing Montanans can unite behind, it’s that we’re sick and tired of self-serving politicians who are all talk, no walk. As the House Minority Leader for the 2019 Legislative Session, I couldn’t agree more. Montana families de...

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Access points can connect communities with food

December 11, 2018 at 7:53 am

How do we increase healthy, fresh foods in rural America? One way is to identify new opportunities for people to access food. Here are five suggestions for your community.1. Mobile grocery stores or veggie vans are refrigerated vans or truc...

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Immigration in focus for rural America

December 03, 2018 at 3:00 am

A raid in north central Nebraska put a spotlight on immigration in rural America.It targeted alleged labor exploitation by a local employment agency. It swept up more than 100 community members and employees of local businesses.The raid hig...

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Tester for president

November 30, 2018 at 2:26 pm

I was pleased to see the weight of the presidency couldn’t tip the scales against our Senator Tester, maybe the only real farmer in the Senate. Jon won because of his work record, of course, although a few more visits by the presidential en...

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Is the grass really greener ‘over there’?

November 30, 2018 at 2:27 pm

A recent letter to the editor expounded on the USA’s deplorable situation compared to other nations. I can’t help but wonder if that person actually knows someone who has personally had to deal with the situation in those countries?I have t...

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