Letters to the Editor

Down with DACA

January 30, 2018 at 8:49 am

To the editor: DACA will cost taxpayers $26 billion over the next 10 years, or $3,250 per year per DACA child as per the Congressional Budget Office.Each year in addition to any federal income tax, they must pay $3,250 to stay here. No pay,...

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What a celebratory event!

January 30, 2018 at 8:52 am

To the editor: We’d like to congratulate all the award winners and nominees at this year’s Annual Chamber Banquet. We were honored to be nominated and humbled to have been in such great company. We are also excited about the new leadership ...

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Keep Ten Lakes as a WSA

January 26, 2018 at 8:39 am

To the editor: The Lincoln County Commissioners, in their infinite wisdom, have sent Sen. Steve Daines a request to include our Ten Lakes Area in his proposed Senate Bill doing away with several Wilderness Study Areas in Montana.Wouldn’t it...

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Thank you for supporting Libby VFW

January 05, 2018 at 8:14 am

To the editor: The Libby VFW would like to thank our generous community for you support this past year. Our biggest annual organized fund raiser is our “Flag Program.” The Flag Program places flags, on or near participating businesses and r...

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We oppose removing wilderness study areas

January 05, 2018 at 8:14 am

To the editor: We’ve recently become aware of Sen. Steve Daines’ intention to introduce legislation removing protection from Montana’s wilderness study areas. We cannot state strongly enough how much we oppose this withdrawal of protection....

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Thanks for plowing us out

January 02, 2018 at 7:57 am

To the editor: The Libby Youth Center and its 363 registered youths sincerely thank Pioneer Auto for snow-plowing our parking area. They have generously enabled access for volunteers and youths to come to the Libby Youth Center. Pioneer Au...

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Posting truth for the children to see

January 02, 2018 at 7:57 am

To the editor: Not long ago, I served as a substitute teacher all day at Columbia High School in Hunters, Washington. In this lunchroom, there was a large poster that spoke to students about the evil of marijuana use. Dr. Bill Wadington, su...

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Thank you for helping find Butch

January 02, 2018 at 7:57 am

To the editor: The Steiger family would like to thank all who were involved in the search for Butch on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10. Due to all the caring and dedicated people that helped in the search, Butch was found safe and is doing well. Thanks ...

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Support the release of wilderness study areas

December 29, 2017 at 3:00 am

Support S-2206, a bill that would finally release WSAs around the state of Montana from wilderness consideration.In the case of the Ten Lakes WSA, in 1975 the Forest Service completed an extensive analysis and they recommended that it not b...

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Look to the past to see our future under new taxation plan

December 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

At long last the dream will soon come true. A new era of taxation will trickle down upon us. Massive tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations will, we are told, cause a rising tide that will float all our boats. What will this mean?The phi...

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