Letters to the Editor

Public lands package will benefit all Montanans

March 11, 2019 at 2:00 am

As public land owners, we’re ecstatic and proud to see all three members of Montana’s congressional delegation step forward in strong support of the Natural Resources Management Act, S. 47, which last month cleared both the U.S. House and S...

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Letters to the editor March 10

March 10, 2019 at 2:00 am

Border invasionTom Muri’s goofy comparison (March 3 letter to the editor) of his Vietnam “wall thing” to a sovereign country needing a secure border is silly.It’s really shocking why there’s this big fight over having a secure southern bord...

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Child and Family Services has large responsibilities, large problems

March 10, 2019 at 2:00 am

As chairman of House Human Services committee, I realize that there is a need for a good system of protection for our children in Montana. As many news sources opine, and as we know, there are children that need to be removed from their hom...

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Democracy really does die in darkness

March 10, 2019 at 2:00 am

The students I teach at the University of Montana often show up with a powerful assumption: If there is some piece of information out there, Google can find it. It’s an understandable belief for 19-year-olds who have grown up in a world whe...

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Every human life must be valued and protected

March 10, 2019 at 2:00 am

By now we’ve all heard the disturbing defense of infanticide offered by the disgraced Governor Northam of Virginia. The barbaric practice of infanticide, which is the killing by violence or neglect of an innocent baby already born, was defe...

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Letters to the editor March 7

March 07, 2019 at 2:00 am

Against Evergreen Fire levyI fully support the Evergreen Fire Department for fire protection, but I do not think it is financially responsible to build an ambulance service/QRU to compete with the ambulance services of Kalispell, Whitefish ...

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Montana’s Republican legislators are unified

March 04, 2019 at 2:00 am

As Speaker of the House, it is a goal of mine to have unity within the Republican caucus and a positive working relationship with the minority party. At the halfway point of the 66th legislative session we are hitting those marks. Another g...

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Letters to the editor March 4

March 04, 2019 at 2:00 am

Negative impacts of fluoridationAccording to Kianna Gardner’s Feb. 16 article, “Montana Gets Poor Checkup for Dental Health,” about a recent study on dental health by state, “One major impact is fluoridation, or the controlled addition of f...

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Letters to the editor March 3

March 03, 2019 at 2:00 am

Vatican summit on sex abuseAs a survivor in my childhood of clergy sex abuse in California and, as a survivor in my adulthood of clergy power abuse while working as an independent advocate for other survivors over the past 26 years, I’d lik...

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How will history remember Trump’s border wall effort?

March 03, 2019 at 2:00 am

America’s fixation on a wall between the U.S. and Mexico recalls America’s determination to build a wall to solve a deadly conflict half a century ago. When Gen. Maxwell Taylor returned from South Vietnam in 1961, he advised that a simple s...

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