Letters to the Editor

More election letters: April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

Vote to stop bottling plantIt is clear that the editorial board of this paper has lost sight of the fact that we are a nation of laws and not of men. To suggest that an elected official or officials can make decisions which are in contraven...

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More opinions on ballot initiative and elections

April 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

Realtors come out against Egan Slough ballot initiativeVote NO on Ballot Initiative 17-01. Here’s why:You wouldn’t sign your name to a blank contract would you? Or sell a piece of land without knowing the acreage or boundaries? Would you ...

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The whole dam thing

April 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

Our lands and homes were taken from us and destroyed. Our way of life was stolen and drowned. It was a disaster for life along the old Kootenai River and neighboring mountainsides. More doom could yet come from the Columbia River Treaty. Li...

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Letters published on April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

What if shoe were on the other foot?It is time for a practical lesson on tribalism over patriotism in U.S. politics today.Imagine this scenario: Hillary Clinton is president. It’s learned that she has deep ties to Putin. Every U.S. intellig...

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Let’s have a public discussion about school issues

April 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

I appreciate the response to my letter about school elections by Ray Antley. At least someone is involved and through discussion all of us can learn about the issues which will help all of us make better decisions when casting our ballots....

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Lincoln County being hurt by state move

April 17, 2018 at 2:00 am

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners wants to share our dismay with a recent decision by Montana Department of Environmental Quality and the governor’s office to file a violation against Hecla Mining under the “permit prohibition” prov...

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Letters published on April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 at 2:00 am

Vote to stop bottling plantWherever bottling plants arise, so too does corruption and the defilement of public governance.After months of rigorously adhering to the requirements to expand their zoning district, the Egan Slough neighborhood ...

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Setting the facts straight about school levy request

April 15, 2018 at 2:00 am

On April 10, the Daily Inter Lake published a letter by Mark Agather entitled “Vote no on school bond.” I do not know Mr. Agather, but I respect him as a fellow citizen entitled to his opinion. However, the facts about school elections, as ...

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Does state violate Constitution in its candidate rules?

April 15, 2018 at 2:00 am

Another election year is upon us, and you may have been reading stories about the various candidates who have filed for a chance to hold public office in Montana. I intended to be one of those candidates, having filed for the Legislature in...

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The Trump effect

April 15, 2018 at 2:00 am

Over the course of the past 16 months, we have been witness to the constant chaos and litany of lies emanating from the Oval Office. One would think that those who profess to love their country and to believe in the ideals upon which it was...

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