Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor April 25

April 25, 2019 at 2:00 am

Support the school levyI strongly support the high school levy for Kalispell Public Schools. As a parent, I appreciate how Flathead High School challenges my daughter academically and exposes her to new challenges and opportunities in the r...

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Monotonous drumbeat behind Medicaid expansion

April 21, 2019 at 2:00 am

(Editorís Note: A bill extending the Medicaid extension program for six years passed the Montana House on Thursday. Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock is expected to sign the bill into law.)By Tom BurnettIn his 1935 State of the Union message, P...

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Montana Viewpoint: The laying on of hands

April 21, 2019 at 2:00 am

It was January 1991. I was a second term legislator who, for a reason I canít remember, wanted to take on a leadership role and sought and won the position of running the first meeting of the House Democrats. That was the meeting where we e...

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National Bison Range belongs to every American

April 21, 2019 at 2:00 am

Recently, the Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribe announced their renewed effort to have ownership of the National Bison Range, a Federal Wildlife Refuge administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, given to the CSKT.Some facts about ...

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Letters to the editor April 21

April 21, 2019 at 2:00 am

Why not a traffic light?I have a question to pose please. Why is a traffic light at Dern and Springcreek not the solution to that dangerous intersection? Flashing lights to indicate a traffic light is ahead are already in place. We could l...

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Forest plan a victory for conservationists

April 14, 2019 at 2:00 am

The U.S. Forest Service recently completed a new management plan for the Flathead National Forest that will guide decisions on the Forest for the next 20 to 30 years more. The plan addresses a dizzying array of management issues Ė including...

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The Westís bison have endured enough

April 14, 2019 at 2:00 am

The Montana House passed a resolution (HJR 28) aimed at frustrating efforts to restore bison to the Great Plains. The resolution asks that Bureau of Land Management deny American Prairie Reserveís request to graze public lands adjacent to l...

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Colstrip bill sets perilous precedent

April 14, 2019 at 2:00 am

As former and current Montana Public Service Commissioners, we represented Montanans across this great state in balancing the needs of utilities with the needs of consumers. We took our oath of office seriously and worked tirelessly to fait...

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Letters to the editor April 14

April 14, 2019 at 2:00 am

Letís support all the kidsFirst, I applaud ImagineIF libraries for celebrating diversity and for their wish to include everybody, and the Daily Inter Lake for their balanced article about the libraryís storytime policy. Second, reading the ...

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Letters to the editor April 11

April 11, 2019 at 2:00 am

Library out of lineAfter reading the editorial by Ms. Stockham (April 4) and the response of the ImagineIF library, Iím saddened, though not surprised, that Flathead County has sunk to such a low level. I agree with Ms. Stockham that the bo...

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