Thursday, March 30, 2023

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago

They’re here and already attacking our Montana

All Montanans have seen the bumper stickers and heard the chatter warning potential newcomers against changing M...

Updated 19 hours, 16 minutes ago
Legislators need to fully fund senior long-term care

Legislators passed and the Governor signed bills to spend $1 billion, most of it going into the pockets of our wealthiest citizens who earn over $500,000 a year. We can certainly afford to do the right thing for o...

Updated 19 hours, 16 minutes ago
Who’s behind push to change selenium standards?

There are no benefits to Montana to be gained from weakening our water quality standards. The mining company is Canadian. Its mines are in Canada, its taxes are all paid to the B.C. and Canadian governments. The ...

Updated 1 week ago
Ice arena benefit "overwhelming community endorsement"

We’d like to thank everyone who helped make our March 10 Mission Valley Ice Arena Fundraiser at Glacier Brewery such a success.

Updated 1 week ago
SB 458 comes with moral, financial cost

For over an hour and a half, over 40 Montanans – overwhelmingly young Montanans – showed up to the Capitol to express in detail the suffering and pain that SB 458 will cause them.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Protect our visionary constitution

Montana’s Constitution has served us well for over 50 years. It is one of the reasons we have the amazing state that we and our families are blessed to enjoy.

Updated 1 month ago
Asphalt plant poses real threat

The first time I drove through Arlee, I looked at its quiet main strip and wide-open fields and serene view of the Rattlesnake Mountains and I said, “I can see me living here.”

Updated 1 month ago
Bus cancellation strands riders

CSKT Transportation provides an essential service for the Mission Valley that I, for one, rely upon. When those services are cancelled, without notice, it creates problems.

Updated 1 month ago
We could use a little Cowboy Logic

I have been reading and listening to the issue of homelessness for a few weeks. Cowboy Logic believes there is a simple solution to just about everything, so here goes …

Updated 1 month ago
Teenagers restore faith in our future

I would like to send an appreciation to the three (sorry if it was four – that's all I noticed) young men that helped over the weekend.

Updated 1 month ago
Victory! – But who’s the biggest Loser?

Apparently, somebody won something recently, because MEIC and other anti-coal groups are claiming a victory.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Post Creek Corridor should come first

We want to go on record as opposing the Ninepipe Corridor section of Highway 93.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Nix SB 200: Keep partisanship out of schools, courtrooms

Senate Bill 200, sponsored by Greg Hertz, would allow candidates in non-partisan races – judgeships and school boards – to declare a party affiliation. Really? School board candidates? Judges?

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Don’t inject partisanship into judicial system

SB-200 is a proposed law that allows candidates for nonpartisan races – including judicial candidates – to announce political affiliations and endorsements.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Opposes effort to redefine right to privacy

The Framers structured our government in a way that prevents one branch of government from becoming too powerful.