Letters to the Editor

Letter writer supports Pacific Trail through Libby

October 05, 2019 at 3:27 pm

As someone who is invested in the success of Libby businesses and promoting this area as one of the finest outdoor recreation areas in the world, the idea of rerouting the Pacific Northwest Trail through Libby is extremely appealing. There ...

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Senator Mike Cuffe backs USMCA trade agreement

October 05, 2019 at 3:28 pm

As a state senator from a small Montana border town, I understand the need for strong economies both north and south of the international border. Approval of the new trilateraltrade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico wil...

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Montana Viewpoint: Our leaders owe us civil discourse

October 05, 2019 at 3:29 pm

“Why do men fight who were born to be brothers?” was the question posed by Confederate General James Longstreet after the American Civil War.During that war, the day after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Army of Northern V...

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The hot topic of gun control laws

September 27, 2019 at 3:22 pm

Gun control is certainly a hot topic of the day but the proposals to outlaw semi-automatic weapons and passing of “red-flag” laws are unrealistic, unenforceable and patently unconstitutional. On top of that these “solutions” only address t...

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“Abe” impersonator relished Libby Nordicfest parade

September 27, 2019 at 3:23 pm

To all Lincoln County Republican Club members:My sincere thanks to all of you for the opportunity for me to make another “Abe Lincoln” appearance. It was nice meeting with you all Saturday morning and for the warm welcome that I received.In...

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Letter writer: Stapleton unfit to hold office

September 20, 2019 at 2:12 pm

It seems that everyone in Montana except Cory Stapleton knows that he is unqualified to fill any elected position. Stapleton seems either incompetent, corrupt, or possibly both. Cory has done damage during the short time he has been in this...

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Are our political leaders taking us to bankruptcy?

September 20, 2019 at 2:13 pm

There seems to be a parallel between “winning a seat in Congress” (or any elected position) and “winning the lottery.” You have all these plans of the good you can do and benefits you can enjoy if you win... All the people you can help, acc...

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Lesnick’s retirement the end of an era

September 13, 2019 at 2:59 pm

Dave Lesnick retired the other day. The next day the Daily Inter Lake was printed and life went on. But for those of us who know Dave, it really is an end of an era. In a time when social media and internet information challenges the popula...

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Pacific Northwest Trail plan ‘a train wreck’

September 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm

I’m writing to support the formal complaint filed by the Yaak Valley Forest Council (YVFC) about the lack of a comprehensive management plan for the Pacific Northwest Trail (PNT). For 30 years, the U.S. Forest Service opposed the Trail due ...

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Idaho residents love Ignite the Nite car show

September 10, 2019 at 11:26 am

My wife and I appreciate the Ignite the Nite Car Show and all the citizens of Libby that put on this fantastic event. The Friday evening of the event we broke a water pump belt on our Nova and pulled off onto a side street. Immediately Dan ...

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