Letters to the Editor

Six-mill levy is a great, uniquely Montana tradition

October 22, 2018 at 12:56 pm

Montanans will have a direct say in what we pay when the 6-mill university levy comes before us again this election year as LR-128 on the November election ballot. There may be other states that have statewide voted university levies, but ...

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We can see the light at the end of the tunnel

October 22, 2018 at 12:56 pm

In July of 2017, a group of citizens from Lincoln and Sanders County traveled to Washington, DC to meet with federal agencies and elected leaders and discuss the Montanore and Rock Creek mining projects. Our request during our interface w...

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Tester wants to outlaw Montana’s gun culture

October 22, 2018 at 12:57 pm

While claiming to “bring his Montana values to Washington,” Senator Jon Tester, D-Mont., silently discards our values at the Senate door while voting with his Washington “blue coast” allies to outlaw Montana’s gun culture.Freshly re-elected...

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Yes on I-186 means yes for clean water in Montana

October 22, 2018 at 12:57 pm

Currently, Montana tax payers are picking up the bill to clean up abandoned mine sites leaking lead, arsenic, and mercury into our rivers and drinking water. We pay tens-of-millions every year to deal with the damage left by foreign and out...

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Election mail bag Oct. 22

October 22, 2018 at 12:58 pm

Vote YES for I-186“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Ben Franklin wrote that back in the day before the Internet and all our modern sophistication. Does it still apply?Take hard rock mining. Mining was largely responsible ...

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Election mail bag Oct. 21

October 22, 2018 at 12:57 pm

Your freedom is a riskVoting is our right and our obligation if we are to maintain our freedom. Television ads have very little accurate information and are dominated by character assassination and lies. The website: excellenceinvoting.or...

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Clean up higher education; vote no on 6-mill levy

October 22, 2018 at 12:57 pm

As Montanans head to the polls this November to decide whether to reauthorize another $200 million in higher property taxes for the University System, they deserve to know the facts about the spending habits of those who will administer the...

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Letters to the editor Oct. 18

October 18, 2018 at 3:00 am

Tester champions Montana womenWhen election season rolls around, it’s hard to know who to trust and what to believe. But Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s endorsement of Senator Jon Tester is an endorsement that cuts through all the politica...

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Letters to the editor Oct. 15

October 15, 2018 at 3:00 am

Minimum wageI was pleased to see that Amazon has increased its minimum wage for its workers to $15.We have seen the stock market go steadily up in the last year, but have noticed that, although unemployment is low, wages have not increased ...

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Will 100,000 Montanans’ health care go up in smoke?

October 14, 2018 at 8:52 am

As $12 million of misleading negative ads roll out over Montana’s airwaves, we could be watching the health care of 100,000 Montanans go up in smoke. Big Tobacco is trying to buy Montana in a cynical, immoral attempt to bolster their marke...

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