Sunday, May 31, 2020


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Updated 1 week ago

Serving our nation’s veterans as they served us

There is no better way to honor those who died in service to our country than to ensure we provide benefits and ...

Updated 3 days, 2 hours ago
Whitefish Fire Service Area dividing the community

I am a homeowner of 29 years in Hidden Valley, just down the road from the Whitefish Rural Fire Hall. I am very concerned about the urban/wild land interface and the threat of a wildfire in our wooded rural area ...

Updated 3 days, 2 hours ago
Letters to the editor May 28

It has been an honor to serve the people of House District 6 for the last four terms in the Montana legislature. I would like to thank the people of the district for trusting me to represent them in Helena.

Updated 3 days, 17 hours ago
Letters to the editor May 25

Growth in the Flathead is poorly planned and parts of the valley are starting to look like an L.A. suburb; just look at alternate 93 for an example. The existing growth plans are either insufficient to manage the...

Updated 1 week ago
Holding China accountable

Now is the time to put politics aside and come together as a nation to beat this pandemic. In the face of adversity, Americans have always stepped up to the challenge.

Updated 1 week ago
‘Rainy day fund’ keeping Montana on track

Governor Steve Bullock has led Montana with a steady hand and disciplined fiscal management for the past seven and a half years. This continues to ring true as he helps navigate our state through this unprecedent...

Updated 1 week ago
Letters to the editor May 24

Columbia Falls property owners have a very important vote on this year’s ballet. The city of Columbia Falls resort tax is a must YES vote. At stake is an est...

Updated 1 week ago
Bus safety alliance making a difference

There’s a saying in Montana about taking the bull by the horns.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Election mail bag May 23

The Republican debate on the Montana Television Network highlighted how blessed we are to have excellent candidates for governor. All three have outstanding records of statewide service to citizens of Montana.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Letters to the editor May 21

May is Mental Health Month. It is a month where we honor those who live with mental illnesses, their families and friends.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Election mail bag May 18

My number one priority as county commissioner is the interests and priorities of the people of the Flathead, and for that reason, I’m throwing my hat in the ring for Austin Knudsen for Montana attorney general. A...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Energy, new ideas and a new generation of leadership for Montana

I’m a farmer, a businessman, and an optimist who believes in bright ideas that change things for the better. I’ve never been a fan of simply sticking with the status quo, and I think we need more leaders who don’...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Olszewski a native Montanan, veteran and honest person

I’m biased, but even if Dr. Al Olszewski wasn’t my big brother, what other candidate would buy a bus, put his face on it, and drive it around our large state of Montana? Before Covid19, he went out personally to ...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Election mail bag May 17

Amy Regier is the best candidate for House District 6.