Letters to the Editor

Defending Montana from harmful tariffs

July 20, 2018 at 3:00 am

Montana farmers and ranchers raise some of the best products in the world. Grain, beef, barley, and other crops grown in Lincoln County are in high-demand in dozens of countries in Asia and North America.Each family farm and ranch operates ...

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Hecla a good actor, not bad

June 29, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:As a longtime resident (multi-generational) of Libby, I believe I have firsthand knowledge of the needs, desires and concerns of our area. Lincoln County has survived more than its fair share of trials and tribulations over th...

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Thanks for supporting playground

June 29, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:Flathead Electricís incentive and rebate program for upgrading lighting in schools allowed Kootenai Valley Christian School to replace all of our outdated lights with energy efficient fixtures this spring. In addition to Flath...

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Bitcoin would take much, give little

June 29, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:At the end of the Port Authority board meeting in May, there was mention of Bitcoinís interest in buying or leasing (not sure which) part of the former Stinger Welding building. In answer to my question about jobs, the board s...

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Thank you for Wounded Warrior events

June 12, 2018 at 3:00 am

On behalf of the Lincoln County VFWís in Eureka, Libby and Troy, we would like to send a big, heart felt thanks to Kootenai Country Montana, and specifically Paul Bunn, Bob Henline and Melissa Cady for bringing the Montana Wounded Warrior a...

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EPA decision requires thorough investigation

June 12, 2018 at 3:00 am

We have a legal problem that political solutions wonít fix.The Record of Decision (ROD) for the Libby Asbestos Superfund site lays financial liability on every property owner in the site for future removals in certain conditions. We identif...

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45-year-old poem still relevant

June 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

Years ago, in 1969, my husband, Jim Morton, and our children, Becky Copeland and Kevin Copeland, lived in Libby, where we had the Pay N Pak store.I wrote articles for the paper, particularly about the local artists. I did several on Ray Por...

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Museum thankful for safety grant

June 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Heritage Museum Board of Directors would like to sincerely thank the Flathead Electric Cooperative Roundup for Safety Program for a recent $5,000 grant to relocate the electrical relays at the Museum. The original electrical relay junct...

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North Carolina 4th grader thankful for letters

May 25, 2018 at 3:56 am

Dear people of the great state of Montana,A couple of weeks ago, I had a letter to the editor published in this newspaper. It said that I was doing a state report on Montana and asked you to send me some information.Your response was overwh...

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Vote Russ Fagg for U.S. Senate

May 22, 2018 at 7:44 am

To the editor:Russ Fagg, who I have the privilege of calling my brother, is running to be Montanaís next U.S. Senator. As his sister I questioned his sanity to throw his life into the cesspool of politics. However, Russ, true to his integri...

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