Letters to the Editor

Water Compact legislation fails to protect Montana

January 16, 2020 at 3:00 am

Less than one month ago, Senator Daines introduced Senate Bill 3019, The Montana Water Rights Protection Act, to the U.S. Senate. In his attempt to fix the CSKT Water Compact, which is the most divisive legislation in modern Montana history...

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Letter writer states thoughts on gubernatorial candidates

January 09, 2020 at 10:36 am

Montana Republicans face a decision as to which candidate will bestserve us in the governor’s office. Several make claims as to who is the most conservative, who is the only one that can win the race, who has the best experience, and whose ...

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Polson Loaves & Fish Pantry: The pantry is full

January 09, 2020 at 10:36 am

This holiday season the city of Polson and surrounding areas have been overwhelmingly generous. The pantry is full, and the Town Pump Matching Fund has been met! We can’t begin to name all the donors of money, food, time, and effort, but we...

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Boys & Girls Club says thanks

January 09, 2020 at 10:36 am

As we come to the end of this year and decade, I am sure many of us are looking back at what has been and the journey it has been. In my world I became a father to 3 of the most amazing girls, lost many loved ones, and been stretched and co...

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Protect Public Lands opposes Montana Water Protection Act

January 02, 2020 at 9:08 am

Senators Daines and Tester are co-sponsoring draft legislation in the U.S. Senate entitled the “ Montana Water Rights Protection Act” ostensibly to approve the Flathead Irrigation Water Compact Agreement approved by the Montana Legislature....

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County commissioners voice displeasure with Sen. Daines

January 02, 2020 at 9:15 am

[Editor’s Note: The Lake County Commissioners sent the following response to U.S. Senator Steve Daines after he introduced the draft “Montana Water Rights Protection Act.”]The Honorable Senator Steve Daines, the Lake County Commissioners ha...

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Advocacy group opposes proposed deal to give tribes Bison Refuge

January 02, 2020 at 9:15 am

[Editor’s Note: The Blue Goose Alliance, an advocacy group for National Wildlife Refuges in America, has written Montana U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester about the proposed Water Rights Protection Act.]Dear Senators Daines and Test...

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Are we spiritually bankrupt?

December 19, 2019 at 2:28 pm

I have been reading through the Books of the prophets in the Old Testament. I can’t help but ask myself a question. Is our nation today as spiritually bankrupt as Israel was then?Habakkuk 1:4 and 3:2 says “...the law is slacked, and judgeme...

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Marine Corps League thanks county citizens for their support

December 19, 2019 at 2:35 pm

The officers and members of the Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment 1041 would like to say thanks to all the citizens of our communities throughout Lake County for all your support this past year.The detachment supplied U.S. flags fo...

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Big Arm Christmas concert

December 19, 2019 at 2:38 pm

The Big Arm and surrounding area residents were treated to a wonderful Christmas concert by the Polson High School choral group directed by Kaylee Schubert this past Friday evening, Dec. 13 at the Big Arm historic one-room schoolhouse. It ...

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