Letters to the Editor

LETTERS, PUBLISHED March 26, 2017

March 26, 2017 at 2:00 am

We need to elect someone with Montana valuesI was not born in Montana, but I’ve lived here for a long time; long enough to recognize the difference between someone who lives Montana values and someone who only talks them. In Rob Quist, I se...

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March 26, 2017 at 2:00 am

Thank you to all of the schools who participated in the Annual MCTM NW Regional Math Contest at Flathead Valley Community College. From 19 distinct schools in NW Montana, 423 “mathletes” competed in the math contest. I am proud to be a part...

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Protecting the Flathead Basin is vital and necessary

March 26, 2017 at 2:00 am

How far would you go and what would you pay to protect the world class waters of the Flathead Basin? It is hard to put a price tag on the cold, clear waters where we boat, swim, and fish, and which we use as a source for drinking. We value ...

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Board resignation story was one-sided

March 26, 2017 at 2:00 am

I read with great interest Sam Wilson’s March 13 article regarding Dick Erb’s departure from the Flathead Joint Board of Control. In my opinion, it was a one-sided series of complaints by former Commissioner Erb without any counterpoint fro...

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March 23, 2017 at 2:00 am

Reality & school bond electionI attended both meetings regarding the Smith Valley bond proposal and took away the same disconnect that others felt as well. I also read letters to the editor both for and against this bond that will great...

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LETTERS, published March 19, 2017

March 19, 2017 at 2:00 am

Thanks for help with science fairThe Flathead County Science Fair Committee would like to extend a thank-you to the Flathead Valley community for helping make the science fair a success for our county’s third- through 12-graders. Our scienc...

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Protecting viable fetus and life of mother

March 19, 2017 at 2:00 am

When is an abortion not an abortion? Opposition to Senate Bill 282, a bill to revise abortion laws, has created this question. The definition of abortion is “the termination of a pregnancy with the fetus and associated products of conceptio...

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Why Smith Valley’s school bond is the right choice

March 19, 2017 at 2:00 am

I’m writing in response to Mary Ann Lavelle. She was not able to attend the meetings on the Smith Valley School bond so she voiced some questions, concerns and false information. The school is open and there are lovely, knowledgeable, helpf...

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TV interview should elicit love, not outrage

March 19, 2017 at 2:00 am

By Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan Last week, for one glorious afternoon, the world stopped and took a collective breath as Korea expert Professor Robert Kelly took 47 seconds to discuss the ouster of South Korean President Park Geun-hy...

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Bison Range’s future

March 19, 2017 at 2:00 am

Founded by President Theodore Roosevelt more than a century ago, the National Bison Range is often called the Crown Jewel of America’s National Wildlife Refuge System. It is also a major asset for Montana, attracting more than 200,000 visit...

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