Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor May 13

May 13, 2019 at 2:00 am

Test-forced tennis defaultsI am writing to commend the class, maturity and grace of the Flathead High School seniors who were defaulted from two matches at this week’s Northern AA Divisional Tennis tournament because one was taking IB tests...

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‘Tomorrow-proofing’ students at UM

May 12, 2019 at 2:00 am

When I was a student at West Point in the 1990s, the military component of my education focused on high-intensity conflict and Cold War-era strategies and tactics. Those were the wars of recent memory, so that’s what we trained for. After m...

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The war of the GOP

May 12, 2019 at 2:00 am

A half century ago the power in Montana politics was the Montana Power Company. Created to provide electricity for the operations of the Anaconda Copper Company, “the terrible twins” dominated Montana both economically and politically for m...

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Inspired by FVCC graduates and their bright future

May 12, 2019 at 2:00 am

Flathead Valley Community College will hold its 51st commencement ceremony at our Kalispell campus on the evening of Friday, May 17. We will recognize and celebrate the achievements of 363 dedicated students earning 341 associate’s degrees ...

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Letters to the editor May 12

May 12, 2019 at 3:48 pm

Corporate giveawayThere’s been a recent push in the editorial pages urging the governor to sign SB 239, which would grant a tax holiday to companies who provide internet service. As a legislator, I opposed this bill because the industry con...

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Letters to the editor May 9

May 09, 2019 at 2:00 am

A century later“Remember the Maine!” Does anyone? The Maine was a battleship harbored in Havana in 1898 that unexpectedly exploded, possibly by radicals. Immediately, with the help of William Randolph Hearst, a newspaper publisher who inven...

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Letters to the editor May 6

May 06, 2019 at 2:00 am

An old adageWhile watching the Senate hearings with Attorney General Barr this past Wednesday, and hearing the Democratic senators and later some Democratic House members call him a liar, I was reminded to the old adage the went like this: ...

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Democrats delivered in 66th Legislature

May 05, 2019 at 2:00 am

Four months ago, as the newly elected House Democratic Leader for the 2019 legislative session, I made a promise to the people of Montana that Democrats would lead with solutions.Now that the legislative session has adjourned, I am proud to...

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‘The 38 special’ conservative caucus

May 05, 2019 at 2:00 am

As I reflect on the 66th Legislature I cannot but help to tell you my utmost truth, because to me truth is much more interesting than political cliché. Minority Leader Casey Schreiner is correct. All his party’s major goals were accomplishe...

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A shining example of how our political system should work

May 05, 2019 at 2:00 am

At the start of the legislative session, I delivered my fourth and final State of the State address. I shared my optimism that in Montana we can still be a shining example of how our political system is supposed to work and that as elected ...

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