Letters to the Editor

Thank you for a bountiful season

October 27, 2017 at 12:27 pm

The Troy Farmers Market in partnership with the Yaak Valley Forest Council hosted a “Fall Bounty Market” on Oct. 20. The market took place indoors at the Troy Community Baptist Church. Twelve vendors set up lovely displays of fresh produce,...

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An open letter to Montana Congressional Republicans

October 24, 2017 at 3:00 am

Dear Montana Congressional Republicans: You were elected to a position within our state government. You requested that job, and the responsibilities that go along with it. The job of leading our state is not a temporary position. It is for ...

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Thank you for your support

October 20, 2017 at 8:59 am

For over forty years many agencies and groups were gifted with donations through the Lincoln County Combined Campaign. But as with many things in our county, the group has dwindled down to just four agencies doing all the paper work, gather...

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Budget cuts harmful to families and communities

October 20, 2017 at 8:59 am

I am a Libby resident and a mom of two beautiful kids. I’m deeply concerned that the budget cuts by the state legislature will harm my family and our wonderful community. I currently support my family by working as an in-home caregiver for ...

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Thank you Charlie McFarland

October 13, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Heritage Museum Board of Directors would like to thank Charles (Charlie) McFarland for serving as board president for the past year and a half. For personal reasons, Charlie has resigned from his position; Vice President Ericka Hardgrov...

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Help area children have a merry Christmas

October 03, 2017 at 3:00 am

The Give A Helping Hand Christmas Program for 2017 is well on it’s way. This is our 38th year for making our children in Troy and Libby have a great Xmas.With the continuous help of many citizens in Troy, Libby, Houston, Texas and Hayden La...

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Gun, not spray, was a wise split-second choice in bear attack

October 03, 2017 at 3:00 am

I would like to comment on the recent bear attack in the Hungry Horse area, particularly the comments by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. That was close! The effectiveness of bear spray has been well documented and I do not dispute that. B...

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What to do about forest fires

September 22, 2017 at 11:55 am

Does the U.S. Forest Service have any kind of plan on what steps to take in case of a hot dry fire season like this year’s for next year? It seems to me they are surprised every time this occurs. Since the fires in Yellowstone in 1988 when ...

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Wrong question asked

September 22, 2017 at 10:53 am

Regarding the recent heated exchanges on climate change, I think the wrong question is being asked. It should NOT be, “Who is right?”; rather, it should be, “What if you are wrong?” If the climate change deniers are wrong and we make little...

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Too soon to send kids back to school after threat

September 19, 2017 at 3:00 am

Regarding the cyber terrorist threats in the Flathead Valley: Parents are being instructed to send their children back to school Tuesday. I disagree with this plan. In a “safety first” plan, the administration would instruct all teachers to...

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