Letters to the Editor

Environmentalists sue for money, not for causes

September 05, 2017 at 3:00 am

As our state goes up in flames around us, and I read that many of these fires are occurring in areas that had been scheduled for mitigation efforts, but were stopped by environmental lawsuits.I am so angry at the environmental industry righ...

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Pacific Northwest Trail requires thoughtful development

September 01, 2017 at 8:32 am

The formalization and expected hardening of a once informal hiking trail, the Pacific Northwest Trail, has surfaced several deep issues whose resolution, in one form or another, stands to affect both trail users and those who make their liv...

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Looking for information on native cultures

September 01, 2017 at 8:32 am

My name is Sue Dewey and I am an English person, living in England.I have spent many years studying Native American cultures and the history of the Plains and Northern states. Because of this, my husband and I have been frequent visitors to...

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Questionable food choices at community barbecue

September 01, 2017 at 8:32 am

How can Northwest Community Health Center host a community barbecue featuring hot dogs which are ranked alongside cigarettes and asbestos as known carcinogens according to the World Health Organization? In 2015, 22 scientists examined the a...

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Libby does a car show right

August 25, 2017 at 8:37 am

The Igniter’s just put on the best Montana car show of the season — as usual! A group of us from Ronan came up and we had three days of cruising, burnouts and a show. We go to a lot of them all over the state and you guys really know how to...

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Why we celebrate National Health Center Week

August 25, 2017 at 8:37 am

Northwest Community Health Center is part of a national network of primary care providers to more than 25 million Americans, including more than 106,000 Montanans. The program started more than 50 years ago as a small but bold effort to pro...

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Don`t just let it burn

August 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

Having just read a letter from a Professor Fernanda Santos letter in the Aug. Missoulian entitled “Some wildfires simply can not be fought,” I think her letter sounds just like articles written by most National Forest Service people. In oth...

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A thank you to firefighters, deputies and neighbors

August 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

My deepest appreciation to the Libby Volunteer Fire Department for the work you selflessly and masterfully do.Recently, on Aug. 2, during the hottest hours of the day, you accomplished the nearly un-accomlishable when you attacked my blazin...

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A case of the few ruining it for the many

August 15, 2017 at 9:08 am

Have you ever had your dad come home from work and say I heard Johnny down the street got in trouble yesterday. Come here for your whipping if one kid did something wrong you’re all guilty.That is how I feel about the County Commissioners c...

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Shame on RINO reps

August 15, 2017 at 9:09 am

First I would like to applaud the courage of freshman Rep. Matt Regier in his expose of the venality of RINO Reps. Frank Garner and Rob Cook. Too often members of the two parties are loath to pull back the curtain on the machinations of the...

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