Letters to the Editor

February 19, 2017 at 3:00 am

Congress must keep affordable health careThe Republican members of Congress are falling all over themselves in the rush to repeal the Affordable Care Act that was instituted in 2010. They promise that the 20 million previously uninsured Ame...

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Zinke’s delayed confirmation n Approval is considered inevitable, put politics has vote on hold

February 19, 2017 at 3:00 am

Daines: Give Zinke a vote; we need action(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following comments were delivered Friday by Montana’s Sen. Steve Daines on the floor of the U.S. Senate in support of an immediate vote on the confirmation of Rep. Ryan Zinke as s...

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NRA: Confirmation of Ryan Zinke a sound move for hunters

February 19, 2017 at 3:00 am

The 5 million men and women of the National Rifle Association are eager to see Rep. Ryan Zinke confirmed as the 52nd secretary of the Interior. His confirmation will mark the end of an era of hostility toward hunters and sportsmen at the In...

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Legislator: Bridge and Road Safety bill will fix problem

February 19, 2017 at 3:00 am

I’ve spent three decades involved in improving public safety. The people that know me recognize it remains one of the great passions in my life. It’s that passion that has driven me in my life as a police officer, as a community volunteer a...

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Zinke needs to remember the wildlife

February 19, 2017 at 3:00 am

I wrote to Ryan Zinke to congratulate him on his many successes in life, especially the latest pending appointment and congressional acceptance as the new secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior ... which includes eight different r...

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Can we now have a national debate about abortion?

February 19, 2017 at 3:00 am

With the ubiquitous fury of the most divisive and consequential election since 1860 behind us, perhaps we may pose some questions to ourselves. One party (Republican) seeks to overthrow abortion-on-demand, while the other (Democrat) is a ve...

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LETTERS, published on Feb. 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 at 6:07 pm

Public comment — and public — must be respectedWhile attending the County Planning Board public hearing on short-term rentals on Feb. 8, Mr. Sirucek, a member of the county planning board, addressed Mayre Flowers, the executive director of ...

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MICHELLE MALKIN: Bumps in the road: Trump vs. Obama

February 16, 2017 at 6:07 pm

The resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn has the anti-Trump media declaring the new administration a “mess,” in “turmoil” and thrown into “chaos.”Funny, these same Chicken Littles barely shrugged their shoulders during the...

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LETTERS, published Feb. 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 at 3:32 pm

Thanks to angels who have plow!Angels come in all shapes and sizes. Mine came today in the shape of a large white diesel truck with a plow blade attached to the front. I am 65 and work full-time. I didn’t have time to clear my driveway aft...

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Liberals need to toughen up and take it

February 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

By DOUG ADAMSNot wanting to gloat, because I know how much it hurts, I’ve resisted writing about the November elections. But after having read a lot of letters to the editor regarding Trump’s election, I finally feel compelled to respond. I...

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