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Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago

Water rights aren't drying up

The Leader received a handwritten letter last week from a Sanders County resident, claiming “all water users are...

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Everyone loses with compact

On Oct. 15, 2022, a meeting was held in the pavilion at the Sanders County Fairgrounds in Plains (that drew) a 350 standing-room-only crowd.

Updated 1 day, 23 hours ago
Enjoyed reunion of ’93 teams

We recently had the opportunity to watch the Polson-Ronan basketball games in the 'new' Linderman gym. The support the teams had from the pep band, cheerleaders, dance team, student section, faculty and parents w...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
As We the People wait it out

"We the People" (WTP) are generally not aware of the details in what our legislators are dealing with daily in running our nation.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Water Court bill excludes reservation

The Montana legislature is considering SB 72, sponsored by Sen. Fitzpatrick.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Right to Repair still needs to be fixed

Recently there has been a media blast by John Deere claiming a Memorandum of Understanding signed with American Farm Bureau Federation provides right to repair for farmers, ranchers, and independent repair shops.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Water legislation could mean trouble for farmers, ranchers

Legislation under consideration in Helena on water use and water rights could negatively impact the economic future of Montana family farms and ranches.

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
It’s a darn thin pancake that doesn’t have two sides

A question was posed this year at Christmas Dinner: What is the greatest challenge facing our country?

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Opposes Water Compact

We have been given the opportunity to defend our water rights against the over-reach of the Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Water Compact.

Updated 1 month ago
Water Court deadline is Feb. 9

Did you know that the Water Court has granted a 60-day extension for filing an objection to the CSKT Compact?

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Senior worried about water rights

I have a lot of concerns about this CSKT Water Compact.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Last chance to hit brakes

I am writing in regards to the federal government’s confiscation of Montanan’s water rights under the guise of the CSKT water compact, and the urgent need for Montanans to file objections.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Opposes CSKT Water Compact

I am writing regarding the CSKT Water Compact. The wording of this behemoth of government overreach, Constitutional (U.S. and MT) violations and lack of due process is deliberately full of confusing legalese ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Autocracy vs. democracy

Having Donald Trump 'front and center' in the news these past years has offered and continues to offer a marvelous opportunity for our nation.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Food pantry appreciates support

On behalf of the entire volunteer staff of the Polson Loaves and Fish Pantry, Inc. and our clients, we would like to thank those of you in our community, as well as several donors outside of our area, for your am...