Letters to the Editor

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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An open letter to the State of Montana to please support arts funding

February 20, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the State of Montana:As some of your constituents, we urge you to vote against the proposed budget calling for the elimination of funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities and Corporation for ...

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Congressional candidate takes advantage of crisis

February 20, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:In the Feb. 16 edition of The Western News. John Heenan, a politician running for U.S. Congress, made this statement: “I do know this: many of our elected officials in Washington, D.C. are bought and paid for by the powerful c...

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Shootings and other violence caused by shutting out God

February 20, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:The recent Florida School shooting was horrific on so many levels. Now we all begin to be barraged with multiple voices and sources contributing their own particular take on everything that has happened. There will be those wh...

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Position statement will have no bearing on decision

February 16, 2018 at 8:26 am

To the editor:The Board of Health (BOH) asserts that a non-binding position statement will correct the legally binding language in the EPA Record of Decision (ROD) that saddles you with financial liability for contamination found on your pr...

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Stand by Trump

February 16, 2018 at 8:27 am

To the editor:The Democratic agenda is for the people of this country to sit down, keep their mouth shut and do as the Democrats want. They don’t want to be questioned. They know best!I’ve got news for them, as far as I’m concerned they bet...

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The Bundys and the U.S. Constitution

February 16, 2018 at 2:00 am

To the editor:U. S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro on Jan. 8, 2018 dismissed “with prejudice” all charges against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons. “With prejudice” means that the federal prosecutors could not come back again for ...

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‘They’ live amongst us

February 13, 2018 at 1:28 pm

To the editor: I remember watching a movie in the 80s called “They Live” by John Carpenter, where the main actor stumbled upon these special glasses that allowed him to see the world as it really was — a world controlled and manipulated by ...

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