Letters to the Editor

Respect bird habitat

March 13, 2018 at 8:33 am

To the editor:The State of Montana lists over 60 birds as “species of concern,” including the threatened piping plover and the more seriously endangered interior least tern and whooping crane. That is over 60 species that are at risk in Mon...

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State senator endorses Russ Fagg for U.S. Senate

March 13, 2018 at 8:33 am

To the editor:I am proud to endorse Russ Fagg for the United States Senate.Russ announced that he had received endorsements from over 100 current and former Republican leaders from around the state. I am on that list because I believe that ...

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Vote Emery Smith for electric co-op board

March 13, 2018 at 8:34 am

To the editor:Once again we will be asked by folks running for the Flathead Electric board for votes. We must study our candidates very carefully as there is a lot of time required to be a board member.A large commitment must be made by a c...

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Vote for Wallace as electric co-op trustee

March 13, 2018 at 8:35 am

To the editor:Flathead Electric Cooperative is an important asset to our valley and it is important to me to have a Board of Trustees that looks after my best interests. I would like to strongly endorse Todd Wallace as a candidate who will ...

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There’s plenty of good news in Libby

March 09, 2018 at 7:59 am

To the editor:We always hear or read about bad things that happen in our community, but I have “good news,” there are many good people here in Libby.This past month of February has been very snowy. I have had several people come by and help...

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Questions remain about Troy’s proposed Town Pump expansion

March 09, 2018 at 7:59 am

To the editor:First of all, I am not completely against the Town Pump proposal. Please understand, I admire the goals for economic growth and supporting businesses downtown. I am not against local landowners or others that could stand to ga...

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Letter to the editor: Aussie cowboy seeks pen pals

March 02, 2018 at 7:45 am

Dear Editor,I am one of only two cowboys in my area. When folks in the surfing and tourist town of Caloundra see me saunterin’ up Main St., they stare as if I’m a polar bear skatin’ on the prairie. I hanker for news and conversation from co...

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Libby City Council has city’s best interests at heart

February 23, 2018 at 3:00 am

(Editor’s note: The following was submitted by Libby City Council Member Gary Armstrong to explain his decision Feb. 20 not to nominate any of three applicants for a council vacancy. He also responds to applicant D.C. Orr’s above statement....

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Libby City Council turned down three qualified applicants

February 23, 2018 at 3:00 am

(Editor’s note: This statement was submitted by one of three applicants to fill a vacant seat on the Libby City Council. The Council at its Feb. 20 meeting chose not to nominate any of the three and will soon solicit a second round of appli...

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Sen. Daines wants to ‘unprotect’ our public lands

February 23, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:What’s up with our new Montana Senator, Steve Daines, and this bill he has introduced called “Protect Public Use of Public Lands Act”? What a misleading title. These half million or so acres of public land are currently protec...

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