Monday, December 04, 2023

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Jury Duty: The right to a jury trial matters to everyone

If you have seen the television show, “Jury Duty,” on Amazon Prime that came out last year, you will know that the…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Supports David Coffman as Polson write-in candidate

I commend David Coffman for his willingness to be a write-in candidate for Precinct #2.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Choose Lisa Rehard for city commission

Lisa Rehard is a write-in candidate for the Ward 2 Polson City Commission. Ballots will be mailed to voters around October 18, 2023. The city commission is a nonpartisan board.

Updated 2 months ago
The Bread Basket needs holiday help

Everyone in the community is dealing with the higher cost of gas, groceries, rent, services, etc. and community members who struggle with food insecurity are often hit the hardest by these increased costs.

Updated 2 months ago
Fighting for freedom or appeasing Putin: The choice is clear

“Freedom isn’t free.” It surely was not for those who fought and died for America’s freedom in the beginning.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Tip your hat to the tow-truck drivers

As a past paramedic I’m working to bring attention to another First Responder that is rarely recognized or thanked.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Food Bank welcomes donations

The Town Pump Food Bank Challenge started Sept. 1 and runs through Nov. 30. Each year they challenge the Montana Food Banks to fundraise, and if we meet our goal,they will match the donation. Our goal this year is …

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Affordable housing – or not?

I write as a concerned taxpayer in Lake County. I’ve learned the Ronan City Planning Board is reviewing a proposed major subdivision (as defined by Montana law). The proposal is to create a 221 lot subdivision, wit…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Republic Services disappointed by county accusation

Republic Services has proudly served Lake County for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on being good neighbors in the communities we serve, and we appreciate our long partnership with Lake County and its commission…

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Mel’s Piles of Tires

In the 1970s you didn’t use to see many new pickups in Trout Creek, and when you did you knew who it belonged to. Now you don’t see many old pickups and when y…

Updated 3 months ago
Museum thanks Leader, Anderson Broadcasting

Polson Flathead Lake Museum sends kudos to Kristi Niemeyer of the Lake County Leader and to Jeff Smith of Anderson Broadcasting for their help in promoting our recent “An Evening of Ukraine,” which was held Aug. 9 …

Updated 3 months ago
Lake County denies influencing Republic rate hike

The Lake County Commission, led by Chairman Gale Decker, underscores the paramount importance of responsible solid waste management as a central concern for taxpayers. While the topic might not immediately captivat…

Updated 3 months ago
Rebate is a scam

OK, armed and ready, I sat down with a computer, a postcard and letter from Governor Gianforte and two letters from his Revenue Department on how to get a property tax rebate.

Updated 3 months ago
Patent abuse by Big Pharma makes healthcare more expensive

Pharmaceutical patents are a key instrument that promote innovation in America. However, an alarming trend has emerged: companies are increasingly manipulating the patent system to create and extend monopolies on t…

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Thanks to all responders

On the afternoon of July 30, 2023, the Communication Butte Fire took off due to the weather conditions with a red flag warning in place.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
The property tax fiasco

State representative Greg Hertz (R-Polson) recently sent a letter to western Montana media outlets criticizing Democrats for the recent spike in property tax appraisals. Hertz references “Democrats” a dozen times w…