Letters to the Editor

Rep. Loge responds to ‘vicious’ emails, calls

March 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

This last week was a very busy week trying to take care of the Senate Bills needing to come through the House. It was also a week to present House bills to the Senate committees and study up on House Bill 2, the budget. Any House revenue bi...

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Mother feels Ryan verdict unjust

March 22, 2017 at 3:00 am

Just a few thoughts about the unjust verdict given in Oregon. After the long train ride home and trying to wrap my head around what took place, the only conclusion I came to was there is no justice left in the nation that I loved so dearly ...

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Sanders County residents attend public lands rally

February 08, 2017 at 3:00 am

A busload of supporters from Sanders County (the home county of land transfer proponent State Sen. Jennifer Fielder) joined over 1,000 other Montanans at the Public Lands Rally in Helena Jan. 30. Brandishing signs emblazoned with “Sanders C...

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January 04, 2017 at 3:00 am

This is a very busy and exciting time in my life. By the time you read this, I will have been sworn in as your representative to the Montana House District 14. I just had shoulder surgery and may not be able answer to emails as efficiently...

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Dog messes left behind

December 28, 2016 at 3:00 am

I have a problem! Now, don’t get me wrong. I am not an animal hater. I’m more of a people person.Here’s the problem. I don’t own a dog, but my yard seems to be considered a dog rest stop. I wouldn’t even mind that so much IF (and that’s a b...

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LETTER: Why does Thompson Falls need a growth policy?

December 07, 2016 at 3:00 am

I am at a loss as to why Thompson Falls needs a “growth policy.” What is it that is being planned out of view of the public that makes such a thing so dreadfully and drastically “important” to a city as small as this?I am inclined to oppose...

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LETTER: Volunteers, service always needed

December 07, 2016 at 3:00 am

I write this in response to Tony Plerini’s previous letter about Mike Bedict. I also have worked many years with Mike and respect him for his years of community service. A service that needs to restructure itself. Tony’s suggestion is one w...

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Donation effort met by ‘the Grinches’

December 07, 2016 at 3:00 am

Apparently, the Grinch that stole Christmas is not merely a fictional character. He (or several clones like him) now works for the Montana Highway Department.On Nov. 23, Robert Lyons was out in front of Castle’s Market collecting money in c...

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Preparing our students for the future

December 07, 2016 at 3:00 am

The Montana Constitution, specifically Article X Section 8, gives ownership of the state’s publicly funded schools, with the support and engagement of school staff and the community, to each community through the supervision and control by ...

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Environmentalist group has hands in the federal cookie jar

February 24, 2016 at 9:13 am

Editor, Just the other day there was a LTE in the Flathead Beacon, disparaging Senator Fielder for supporting the transfer of lands issue.  I don’t like to be picky, but the authors of that diatribe are Emmon Snyder and John Sullivan.  Emm...

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