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Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 week, 4 days ago

Democracy is a process, not a finished product

“Welcome to the end of democracy. We are here to overthrow it completely,” said conservative activist Jack Posobie…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
The Republicans I grew up with – revisited

My father and his brother, younger by 20 years, were both ardent Republicans. They came from rural poverty, worked hard, and became successful, each in his own…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Thank you to a kind stranger

I wanted to write a brief "Thank You" to the stranger (or unknown friend) who paid for some groceries for me about four weeks ago at Harvest Foods.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Opposes Montana Sportsmen Conservation Act

I moved to northwestern Montana in 2021 and I have found so much mental and physical healing from the beauty of this wilderness.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Appreciates editorial

Thank you for your excellent editorial, "Not my problem." Your title is a perfect fit.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Urges Congressional leaders to stand by Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began just over two years ago, and the devastating war that has followed has been a catastrophe for Ukrainians and Russians alike.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Students take advantage of new schooling options

Of the many education reforms passed by the 2023 Legislature, one has been generating a lot of news lately, particularly in the Bozeman area.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil

As I read David Daniels’ letter to the editor (Feb. 29 edition) I felt I must respond. It is tragic that he did not understand that salvation is a free gift and that you cannot earn it.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Not my problem

Governor Greg Gianforte finally responded to Lake County’s formal decision to pull out of Public Law 280 with a letter that could be paraphrased as “Not my pro…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Laws, compassion and common sense

When God appeared to Solomon in a dream God offered him anything he wanted. Solomon asked to be given wisdom. He did not ask for power or long life. He asked f…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Two tiers of justice at the Montana Supreme Court

“Equal justice under law” is such a foundational principle in our constitutional republic that the phrase is carved in stone above the entrance to the United S…

Updated 2 months ago
Is Trump too young?

Is Biden too old? Try asking this: "Is Trump too young?"

Updated 2 months ago
Mortgage bills next step in property tax increase

Well, the next step in your residential property tax increase is happening. Banks are sending updated “mortgage bills” to homeowners.

Updated 2 months ago
Appreciates Zinke remarks

I would like to commend Rep. Ryan Zinke for his remarks made Feb. 1 after a Congressional Executive Commission on China (CECC) hearing to assess the recent U.N. review of China’s human rights record.

Updated 2 months ago
Did Jesus tell us to bear false witness and lie?

I have a bumper sticker featuring a quote from Gandhi. It says, “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ.”

Updated 2 months ago
Climate Conversation: Predictions from the 1990s are coming true

Watching the vice-grip of climate change take hold, I’m beginning to understand how our grandparents must have felt in the 1930s as something equally horrible, fascism, took hold in Europe and Asia, and the world s…