Letters to the Editor

Pacific Trail offers many benefits for small towns

November 12, 2019 at 10:23 am

To the editor:The Pacific Northwest Trail (PNT) is a difficult yet incredibly awe-inspiring trail. Hikers from around the world have added the trek to their lists. It takes about 60 days for those choosing to bust the trail and 75 for those...

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Battling substance abuse requires collaborative effort

November 12, 2019 at 10:23 am

Two and a half years ago, Attorney General Tim Fox and I stood on the steps of the state capitol with other lawmakers announcing a major long-term initiative to address the effect of drugs (Aid Montana). Since then, our successes outnumber ...

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Betrayal of Kurds a treacherous act

October 22, 2019 at 9:14 am

To the Editor:Notwithstanding the complete absence of an iota of an ethical or moral compass, President Donald J. Trump has, in his “great and unmatched wisdom,” and against the advice of military experts, collaborated with Turkey’s dictato...

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Trade pact with Japan a good deal for Montana ranchers, farmers

October 22, 2019 at 9:14 am

To the Editor:As U.S. Senator from Montana, and as a rancher from Miles City serving as the president of the Montana Stockgrowers Association, we took a major step forward last week for Montana agriculture. Together, we worked to accomplish...

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The call of the wild

October 22, 2019 at 9:40 am

Despite being an avid hunter and living in northwest Montana my entire life, I went on my first hunting trip in the Scotchman Peaks area just two years ago. My friend, Dan, and I had carved four days out of our busy work and family schedule...

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Kootenai Climate Group seeks members

October 15, 2019 at 10:03 am

To the editor:Local residents concerned about climate change formed the Kootenai Climate Group last spring. Our mission is increasing awareness and promoting policies that empower people to take constructive action to reverse human-caused c...

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Letter writer supports Pacific Trail through Libby

October 05, 2019 at 3:27 pm

As someone who is invested in the success of Libby businesses and promoting this area as one of the finest outdoor recreation areas in the world, the idea of rerouting the Pacific Northwest Trail through Libby is extremely appealing. There ...

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Senator Mike Cuffe backs USMCA trade agreement

October 05, 2019 at 3:28 pm

As a state senator from a small Montana border town, I understand the need for strong economies both north and south of the international border. Approval of the new trilateraltrade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico wil...

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Montana Viewpoint: Our leaders owe us civil discourse

October 05, 2019 at 3:29 pm

“Why do men fight who were born to be brothers?” was the question posed by Confederate General James Longstreet after the American Civil War.During that war, the day after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Army of Northern V...

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The hot topic of gun control laws

September 27, 2019 at 3:22 pm

Gun control is certainly a hot topic of the day but the proposals to outlaw semi-automatic weapons and passing of “red-flag” laws are unrealistic, unenforceable and patently unconstitutional. On top of that these “solutions” only address t...

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