Letters to the Editor

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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Make a good example of our shooting range

August 11, 2017 at 3:00 am

To the editor: It goes against every fiber of my being to write a letter to the editor, but here goes. I’m gone for a week from Libby and come home to find out that “one commissioner” (I believe that is how it was worded about the “couple o...

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Extremists care not about economic devastation

August 11, 2017 at 3:00 am

To the editor: I was shocked and amazed that Judge Molloy shut down the Montanore mine application once again! Astounding! No, not really. I wasn’t surprised at all. Actually, it was quite predictable. But his decision does confirm two thin...

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Endorse a ‘wiser...more mystical’ concept of animals

August 08, 2017 at 3:00 am

To the editor: There are two aspects of summer that make me cringe: both circuses and rodeos come to town to exploit animals.Animals, both wild and domestic, deserve more respect than that. I strongly believe that both circus acts and rodeo...

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I encourage Ryan Zinke’s stand on land management

August 08, 2017 at 3:00 am

With the negative responses to Ryan Zinke’s stand with land management issues, I want to encourage him.We’re fourth-generation Flathead Valley natives and our great-grandparents homesteaded, developed and worked very hard to raise their ch...

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Sen. Daines misrepresented health care act and bill

August 04, 2017 at 9:00 am

On the June 28 teleconference, Sen. Steve Daines shamefully misrepresented the Affordable Care Act and the Senate health-care bill (Better Care Reconciliation Act).1. He lied by saying that women were part of the Senate committee that draft...

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Government’s job not to pay our bills

August 04, 2017 at 9:00 am

Medicaid. The undercover single-payer health-care entitlement is being pushed hard by those who think the government’s job is to pay our bills. As we heard when the Montana Legislature was debating Medicaid expansion, why would anyone turn ...

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