Letters to the Editor

Fed up with lack of compensation for ARD

February 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

We are former residents of Libby, we spent 10 years there. Like with most folks there Jeff was diagnosed with an ARD, we have been going through the legal process to get some relief for this condition, we were wondering how everyone else fe...

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Weakness is always conquered

February 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

Do socialists, communists and/or Islamists have the right to conquer America by whatever means? Yes! It is the way of man’s history, as when a void is created, it will be filled. Let me explain.Over the centuries kingdoms and nations have r...

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Mike Cuffe: notes from Helena on govenor’s proposals

February 22, 2017 at 9:13 am

Infrastructure funding ranks high on the list of bills rolling through the 65th Legislature, and they remain big in my life at the Capitol. Bridges, roads, water and sewer systems, school projects and more.The Governor’s proposals involve s...

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Reports from around the globe

February 17, 2017 at 11:16 am

Having read on a blog about the arrest of a 62-year-old breeder and trainer of dogs for handicapped people and children in Libby, I repeated the blog and got responses from people in about seven different countries who had read the news. Ca...

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Storm shows thankfulness

February 14, 2017 at 10:28 am

They say Being an Emergency Manager, a public servant, is a thankless job — after what I have seen during this Snowstorm, I am utterly THANKFUL that I live here in Lincoln County and I work with the folks that I work with because the snow e...

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Come to our cancer support group

February 14, 2017 at 10:28 am

I am hoping that you will run this open letter to cancer patients of Libby and Troy in my attempt to start a Cancer Support group. This group is a vital importance to those of us who need someone to lean on for support. Someone who knows wh...

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Free the land

February 14, 2017 at 10:29 am

The forest stakeholders or whatever they call themselves, are nothing special, since all citizens of the U.S. are stakeholders of all U.S.F.S. lands. Anyhow, Sen. Chas Vincent, the has-been logger is now a turncoat and is working for the en...

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United by Our Public Lands Legacy

February 14, 2017 at 10:29 am

The end of the election season and the beginning of the year offer a welcome opportunity to put politics aside and work across the aisle on what matters most to Montanans. While we may not always agree on the details, Montanans believe in s...

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Reasons not to elect Gianforte

February 10, 2017 at 10:46 am

As many of you already know we have an upcoming special election to choose Rep. Ryan Zinke’s successor. This will be the first U.S. Congressional race in the Trump era and Montana voters have a unique opportunity to have their voices heard ...

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Daines disgraces Montana

February 10, 2017 at 10:47 am

Twice in one day, Senator Steve Daines has disgraced Montana. “School choice” does not help the budget of public schools in our cities and towns, and it offers nothing whatsoever for education in our rural areas, where there will never be c...

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