Editorial

EDITORIAL: County’s big enough for two rodeos

January 19, 2018 at 8:29 am

“This town ain’t big enough for the both of us, and I’m going to give you 24 hours to get out.”Those immortal words come from the 1932 oater “The Western Code,” but they might as well have been uttered by a member of the Flathead County Fai...

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2018 election skirmishes underway

January 14, 2018 at 3:00 am

Filing opened on Thursday for the 2018 primary elections, and the early indicators are that Montana and Flathead County will both see a heated campaign for a number of important offices.Former County Fair Manager Jay Scott and legislator Ra...

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DIL Editorial: Helping to confront homelessness

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

The death of a man in his van at the Wal-Mart parking lot has brought attention to the serious problem of homelessness in the Flathead.While the circumstances of this particular man’s death are not entirely known, we can all agree that as a...

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An administration bent on rewriting history

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

In my lifetime, there have been 14 presidents. I remember listening, with my parents, to the confidence and hope embodied in Franklin Roosevelt’s radio “Fireside Chats.” He signed many important pieces of legislation, e.g., the Social Secur...

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Inter Lake too tough on Zinke?

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

I am not for wasteful government spending, but does the Daily Inter Lake need to parrot the Associated Press’s repeated assaults on Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s air transportation spending ... and putting this garbage on the front...

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How to run against Sen. Tester

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

I know U.S. Sen. Jon Tester. I did my best to help elect him for both of his senatorial campaigns in the past. He is affable, poised, gregarious, articulate, a good public speaker, a good fund-raiser, and charismatic. It will be difficult f...

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Letters published on Jan. 7, 2018

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

Trump’s awards for Fake News cause real worryI understand the president is going to have an awards show on Monday. He is giving awards to the “FAKE” media. Are you kidding me? Is this what he spends his time on? I can hear Sean Hannity now...

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Defending Trump

January 07, 2018 at 3:00 am

An angry Bill Baum wrote a scathing letter published in the Nov. 12 edition of the Daily Inter Lake that demands a response. He made many accusations and assumptions, but he lacked details to back them up. As I attempt to respond to his let...

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Safety first on the winter slopes

January 05, 2018 at 9:48 am

Tragedy struck the mountains of Northwest Montana on Saturday when two snowboarders died in separate, unrelated accidents. A young man from Rollins was killed in a cliff jump near Blacktail Mountain, and an Alberta man died after falling in...

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2017 in perspective: A year to remember

December 31, 2017 at 3:00 am

2017 was a year to remember, and we don’t just mean the weather — although the past few days have had us considering adding snow to the Top 10 list!Nor do we mean the world of politics, as topsy-turvy as that has been. You can read about th...

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