Letters to the Editor

March 24, 2017 at 2:46 pm

Remember Dan Rather? Well, his hour long AXS TV “Immigration Report” last week was epic. He shed a great light on why Trump was elected POTUS.Just briefly: In 1965 LBJ signed into law “The Immigration and Nationality Act.” This Hart-Celler ...

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Swimmers thank community

March 24, 2017 at 2:58 pm

We are writing to express our appreciation for the wonderful Montana State Swimming Short Course State Championship that Polson hosted February 24, 25 and 26. We realize what a huge undertaking this was, and the town did a fantastic job.All...

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Mission Valley Aquatic Center shines during state championships

March 24, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Friday, Feb. 24, I went to the beautifully built Mission Valley Aquatic Center to watch the best swimmers from all over Montana compete for state titles in their respective age levels and stroke disciplines. There were young people from age...

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March 24, 2017 at 2:18 pm

Attention irrigators of division one or more commonly known as the Moiese division. As you may or may not know, Dick Erb has resigned his position as the Moiese division representative. As of March 16, there have been at least three people ...

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U.S. Attorney thanks state after sudden ousting

March 24, 2017 at 2:18 pm

It has been my privilege and the highest honor of my professional career to serve as Montana’s United States Attorney since 2009. Over eight years ago, Senator Tester and then Senator Baucus placed their trust in me to serve as the highest ...

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Livestock grazing renaissance emerging

March 09, 2017 at 6:35 pm

Intensive grazing, also referred to as mob grazing, incorporates a simple strategy to reduce actual input costs while maximizing conservation values. What is intensive grazing? In the case of small or large scale ranches, it simply requires...

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Polson center hosting Bingo, meals

March 09, 2017 at 6:35 pm

“Vegetarian” is an old Indian word meaning “bad hunter.” I’m a second-hand vegetarian; cows eat grass, I eat cows.Through this month and up until the deadline, tax help is available at our center on Mondays and Thursdays. Call 883-4735 for ...

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Questions surround irrigation board water claims

March 09, 2017 at 6:35 pm

The Flathead Joint Board of Control holds 146 water right claims on irrigation project water that were filed in 1982 at the Montana Department of Natural Resources in accordance with Montana water rights adjudication law. Recently the FJBC ...

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County clerks: mail ballot elections are secure, practical

March 09, 2017 at 6:35 pm

Many letters and opinions have been written about running the upcoming May 25 Special Congressional Election by mail. I have been running elections for our county for going on 19 years now. When I first started, elections were much differen...

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Trump cabinet picks threaten democracy

March 09, 2017 at 6:35 pm

Let’s put party politics aside for just a few minutes. Democracy is at stake. Some glaring facts. This involves our new administration’s people of influence. Here are four outstanding examples.Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State. Very close t...

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