Letters to the Editor

July 22, 2018 at 3:00 am

The University of Montana recently released its 2018 Public Lands Survey. It sent a shockwave through Senator Steve Daines’ and Congressman Greg Gianforte’s offices, because the poll found that a scant 11 percent of Montanans support their ...

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Bed tax audit raises concerns

July 22, 2018 at 3:00 am

Summer is upon us and traffic is indicating what most already know—it’s going to be another great tourism season in northwest Montana. Recent headlines show that many cities are trying to mitigate the crush and diversify their venues so tha...

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40 years in the (nearly) wilderness

July 22, 2018 at 3:00 am

A poll on public lands from the University of Montana generated quite a bit of controversy recently. In fact, most of the poll was a yawner—it found Montanans really like our public land, want more public input on its management, and recog...

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Letters to the editor for July 22, 2018

July 22, 2018 at 3:00 am

Psst! Tally Lake Road is not a speedwaySure, reckless driving is punishable by law. Reckless driving is usually a more serious offense than careless driving and improper driving. It is often punishable by fines, imprisonment, or driver’s li...

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Native Americans: We are not Pocahontas

July 22, 2018 at 3:00 am

As Indians growing up in our local communities, we know that Montanans have diverse political values. We understand and appreciate those differences. One of our state’s special attributes is that it is home to seven Indian reservations a...

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Dark money used by green groups, too

July 20, 2018 at 1:36 pm

In his review of “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” environmental writer Bill McKibben condemns moguls such as the Koch brothers for hiding “their contributions through outfits like Do...

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Letters to the editor for July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018 at 1:37 pm

Establishment reaches new lowThe political establishment has sunk to a new low, but never fear. It can, and will, go lower. For the “egregious sin” of not calling Vladimir Putin a liar, President Trump is now labeled a disgrace. Never mind ...

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Trump’s trade policies hurting Montana ag

July 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

Montana producers know intuitively that a “bull in a china shop” approach to trade does not work. Those concerns began when Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which according to the American Farm Bureau had the potential to...

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A look back and interpretation of the tree killing

July 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

It has been a while since this happened. But after re-reading the accounts and going to the scene of the crime a few times, this is my take on the story about County Commissioner Phil Mitchell’s involvement with killing county trees and how...

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‘Watchdog’ group defends its pedigree

July 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

Make no mistake: Our public lands are under an unprecedented assault by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his allies. At no time in American history has one administration single-handedly — and so frequently without legal grounds— rolled ba...

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