Letters to the Editor

So now what? Here are a few suggestions

November 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

Following each election for Congress the common question is usually, “So now what?” I faced that same question, as did my elected colleagues in the U.S House of Representative from the late 1970s to 1997. In the largest election night sweep...

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Support Montana food banks in final Farm Bill

November 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

Every month, food pantries, meal programs, and other partners of the Montana Food Bank Network distribute over a million pounds of food to those who are struggling in our communities. The impact of these programs is immediate and enormous, ...

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Letters to the editor Nov. 22

November 22, 2018 at 2:00 am

The People’s CompactI suspect that the one thing that nearly everyone in Montana can agree upon is that the 2015 CSKT Water Compact was and still is one of the most divisive legislation ever to be produced from the state of Montana. Four ye...

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Letters to the editor Nov. 18

November 18, 2018 at 2:00 am

Tester for president?I was pleased to see the weight of the presidency couldn’t tip the scales against our Sen. Tester, maybe the only real farmer in the Senate.Jon won because of his work record, of course, although a few more visits by th...

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Letters to the editor Nov. 15

November 15, 2018 at 2:00 am

Take a breath, dudeI have read letters by Bill Baum before in which he grumbled about Jon Tester and that’s his right. However, his Nov. 5 letter went over the top and made some disputable assumptions.First, he assumes Mr. Tester uses assor...

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Letters to the editor Nov. 12

November 14, 2018 at 11:45 am

A little due praiseYesterday, Nov. 7, while walking the Rails to Trails I had a heart-warming experience regarding a Montana Department of Transportation plow truck driver. As my little dog and I were crossing Whalebone Drive heading west I...

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Moving into uncharted territory

November 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

The Nov. 6 election results will launch America into completely unchartered territory. What has happened in the two years of President Donald Trump’s presidency, a period with no historic precedent, will inform what comes next, but the next...

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Montana facing a very real crisis

November 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

Montana is a place where we pride ourselves on having strong, tight-knit communities. However, our communities in every corner of the state are facing a very real crisis: an opioid and meth epidemic.We are seeing constant stories on the eff...

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For the good of the whole

November 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

In our state constitution, Montanans declare that all political power is vested in and derived from the people. That all government of right is instituted solely for the good of the whole.For the good of the whole. Our Montana values bring...

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November 11, 2018 at 2:00 am

Tolerance, respect, civility and kindnessThe recent tragic and senseless events in Pittsburgh are a stark reminder of the increase in hate and prejudice in our country. The City of Whitefish would like to extend our solidarity and condolenc...

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