Letters to the Editor

More thoughts on the killing of the wolf-hybrid dog

April 13, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:How does one make sense out of a senseless killing? Just saying “No laws were broken” doesn’t make it right. Maybe sharing more details will diminish my outrage level.Eighteen years ago, I was lucky to purchase a private inhol...

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Letter to the editor: Is the “bad actor” provision fair?

April 13, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:The “bad actor” provision of Montana’s Metal Mine Reclamation Act was passed because there was a pattern of irresponsible behavior by some Montana mining company chief officers. This pattern often resulted in major pollution a...

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Giving away your data

April 13, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:Most data is obtained legally, with your consent. But many times you don’t recognize when you are providing your information. There are many steps you can take to help protect your privacy. Here are a few more that are driven ...

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Who is the bad actor here?

April 06, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:I find it very sad that the governor has determined Hecla is a “Bad Actor” and wants to prevent it from developing Rock Creek and Montanore mines. When I read the headlines last week, I thought it was an early April Fool’s Day...

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Questions for wolf hunter who shot dog

April 06, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:On the morning of Feb. 22, 2018, my neighbor lost his dog to a careless wolf hunter. From the entry of our subdivision in the Yaak, the hunter snowshoed up Yodkin Creek Road, where he began using wolf howls and animal distress...

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Fourth-grader wants Montanans to teach him about Montana

April 06, 2018 at 3:00 am

Dear People of the Great State of Montana:Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we research a state for our State Fair, and I have chosen your state! I am very excited to learn more about the great state of ...

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Russ Fagg is the Conservative choice

April 06, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:Russ Fagg is the obvious choice for the U.S. Senate race. He is pro-second amendment, pro-education, pro-limited government, pro-life, pro-jobs and pro-balanced budget.Russ will represent our Montana values in Washington, D.C....

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Stop begging for federal scraps

March 27, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:In the March 13 issue of The Western News, we learned that Lincoln County once more will be holding out our hands and begging for federal scraps made available in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. In other words, other people...

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Letter writer asks: Who are we?

March 16, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:We are all facing the same issues today, especially in the loss of property rights, security, economic and social decline, as well as, outrageous growth of both pro-regime corporations and governments which directly affect our...

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Still seeking ‘Our Libby Fix’

March 16, 2018 at 3:00 am

To to editor:In 2005, our Libby Fix became reality for all of Libby’s sick and dying and dead from W.R. Grace asbestos. Our Libby Fix was created by myself and taken on by the State of Montana as the fair and just compensation for the peopl...

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