Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Barron for commissioner

Please vote for Bill Barron for Lake County commissioner. Bill has been a strong fighter for the rights of all Lake County people, watching the spending of our tax dollars, working well with all county departments.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Keep status quo for Bison Range management

An op-ed piece has recently been published in various news media that expresses the opinion that the National Bison Range (NBR) should be given to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT). The authors a...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Overwhelmed with generosity

The volunteers at Polson Loaves & Fish Pantry are overwhelmed with the generosity of our community. Your cash donations have allowed us to purchase much needed food.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The right choice for managing the Bison Range

In the late 1800s, Latatí (Little Falcon Robe), a Qlispé (Pend d’Oreille) Tribal member, established a wild bison herd on the Flathead Reservation as the species was being wiped out across the Great Plains. Latat...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Water Rights Protection Act good for Montana fisheries

Montana Trout Unlimited writes to offer our full support for the recently introduced Montana Water Rights Protection Act, S. 3019, a bill that would provide for Congressional ratification of the Confederated Sali...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Overwhelmed with generosity

The volunteers at Polson Loaves & Fish Pantry are overwhelmed with the generosity of our community. Your cash donations have allowed us to purchase much needed food.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The choice is ours to make — together

The entire world is now grappling with a pandemic the likes of which has not been seen in over a century. COVID-19 has now come home to Montana, as was expected. It cannot be stopped, but we have a chance to slow...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
View from the library

Per the Governor’s stay-at-home directive, the library will continue to be closed until further notice.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
White Swans and Turtle Lake Wetlands

For the last two months I’ve been trying to get a good picture of the white swans that have been hanging out at Turtle Lake area. With all the stuff going on with this pandemic that we are dealing with, I thought...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
We’re here to help you

We know this is a difficult time for many small businesses, and the Lake County Community Development Corporation is here to help. While the LCCDC office is currently closed to the public, our staff and our exper...

Updated 2 months ago
Olszewski the right choice for Montana

Perilous times demand steadfast leaders. Amid a global pandemic with no clear end in sight, international business operations grinding to a halt, economic stability teetering on a precipice and American people sh...

Updated 2 months ago
Republican leadership on COVID-19 preparedness

Montanans should rest assured that their legislative leadership is doing all they can to ensure state government continues to effectively serve them as we all do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Updated 2 months ago
On federal wards

On June 14, 2014, then state Sen. Bruce Tutvedt, Kalispell, met with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. CSKT council, within their public meeting, listened while Mr. Tutvedt expressed a masterful intent...

Updated 2 months ago
Food pantry changes

The Polson Loaves and Fish food pantry wants to pass along important information.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Sounding the alarm

I was born and raised in Mission. My family doesn’t know I’m writing.