Letters to the Editor

Legislature prepared to tackle spending

February 16, 2017 at 1:27 pm

It is hard to believe, but the legislative session is one third of the way toward completion. We are scheduled for 90 days. We usually cover about one to three bills per day in each committee. Every week, we see more of the committee bill...

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Anti-Sharia law campaign necessary

February 16, 2017 at 1:27 pm

It is shocking to read the comments in opposition to Montana’s SB97, prohibiting the application of foreign laws into Montana courts. Those speaking in opposition at the senate hearings on the bill show that they are extremely naïve or unin...

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Senator Daines has disgraced Montana

February 16, 2017 at 1:27 pm

Dear Editor,Twice in one day, Senator Steve Daines has disgraced Montana. “School choice” does not help the budget of public schools in our cities and towns, and it offers nothing whatsoever for education in our rural areas, where there wil...

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View from the Library

February 16, 2017 at 1:27 pm

February is “I Love to Read” month, and here at the library we are celebrating with our annual Adopt-a-Book program. For $14, you can “adopt” a book for children or young adults to be added to our collection. The book you select will have a...

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Polson center to offer driving class

February 16, 2017 at 1:27 pm

The first five days after the weekend are the hardest. And this week proved that with snow, ice and more of the above. Still, look at what the rest of the country is getting and realize that we live in a pretty special place.More people tha...

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Legislative session in full swing

February 09, 2017 at 11:44 am

The hustle and bustle of the Legislature is in full swing. We are busy in committees from 8 a.m. until as late as 6 p.m. some days. Our house floor sessions run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 -3:30 p.m. daily. Bills are coming through to the House f...

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Paid leave important for Montana families

February 09, 2017 at 11:45 am

At some point, nearly every worker faces a moment when they need leave, whether it’s to care for an aging parent, help a family member after surgery, recover from their own illness or injury, or welcome a new child into the family. As the M...

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Trump presidency all about ego

February 02, 2017 at 1:37 pm

This I believe as of this time with present observations: Donald Trump is not really interested in performing as POTUS for the good or our nation and the world. The presidency, for him, is all about himself, his image, and feeding his ego. ...

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No free press creates suckers

February 02, 2017 at 1:37 pm

It’s useful to con men and circuses that “a sucker is born every minute.” But it takes more than suckers to be a successful circus. It takes elephants. When the ringleader claims he has the greatest show on Earth, you expect better than 3 D...

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Time for your wake up call

February 02, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Each week I read the same leftist drivel. One of the more incredible things I read from one of your regulars was “the spontaneous women’s march was just wonderful.” It was about as spontaneous as the Orlando terror attack. The march was wel...

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