Letters to the Editor

Thank you for Wounded Warrior events

June 12, 2018 at 3:00 am

On behalf of the Lincoln County VFW’s in Eureka, Libby and Troy, we would like to send a big, heart felt thanks to Kootenai Country Montana, and specifically Paul Bunn, Bob Henline and Melissa Cady for bringing the Montana Wounded Warrior a...

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EPA decision requires thorough investigation

June 12, 2018 at 3:00 am

We have a legal problem that political solutions won’t fix.The Record of Decision (ROD) for the Libby Asbestos Superfund site lays financial liability on every property owner in the site for future removals in certain conditions. We identif...

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45-year-old poem still relevant

June 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

Years ago, in 1969, my husband, Jim Morton, and our children, Becky Copeland and Kevin Copeland, lived in Libby, where we had the Pay N Pak store.I wrote articles for the paper, particularly about the local artists. I did several on Ray Por...

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Museum thankful for safety grant

June 01, 2018 at 3:00 am

The Heritage Museum Board of Directors would like to sincerely thank the Flathead Electric Cooperative Roundup for Safety Program for a recent $5,000 grant to relocate the electrical relays at the Museum. The original electrical relay junct...

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North Carolina 4th grader thankful for letters

May 25, 2018 at 3:56 am

Dear people of the great state of Montana,A couple of weeks ago, I had a letter to the editor published in this newspaper. It said that I was doing a state report on Montana and asked you to send me some information.Your response was overwh...

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Vote Russ Fagg for U.S. Senate

May 22, 2018 at 7:44 am

To the editor:Russ Fagg, who I have the privilege of calling my brother, is running to be Montana’s next U.S. Senator. As his sister I questioned his sanity to throw his life into the cesspool of politics. However, Russ, true to his integri...

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The disappearing public

May 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

To the editor:I was glad to hear that the President of the United States might be coming to the great state of Montana, if only for a cat fight.While he’s here, he could hold an old-time Montana town meeting, where everybody’s invited, not ...

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Governor a detriment to Libby’s economy

May 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

To the editor:As owners of a business that creates over $10 million in gross annual sales, we have long awaited the construction and operation of either the proposed Rock Creek or Montanore mines in northwest Montana. We have had a front ro...

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Let mining begin

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:As someone that has been a strong advocate for the mines in northwest Montana to start, the latest move by our own state government to obstruct their development has me hopping mad! Doesn’t our state want to see an area that f...

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State unconcerned with our economy

May 11, 2018 at 3:00 am

To the editor:As a former Lincoln County Commissioner that spent years advocating for both the Rock Creek and Montanore proposals, I thought I had seen everything that could be thrown at these projects to delay their development. Seems I ha...

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