Sunday, May 09, 2021

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Resident against Bigfork water bond issue

The recent article regarding Bigfork Water bond issue is misleading as it states that they need additional water storage for fire suppression. This isn’t true. Fire crews responding to a fire have water with them...

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Letters to the editor

The Auxiliary of the VFW Post 4042 of Bigfork would like to thank the Bigfork High School for al the help the students gave us during the Veterans assembly. They were right there to help pass out poppy and anythi...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Letters to the editor Nov. 4

I support Ryan Hunter for Kalispell City Council Ward 3. I agree with his priorities and see them as having immediate value while also being investments in the long-term health of Kalispell.

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Make the Census count for Montana

One of the most important civic duties Montanans will participate in next year is filling out and responding to the 2020 U.S. Census. At just nine-questions long, the questionnaire might not seem like a big deal,...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Montana senators deserve credit for their leadership

You have most likely heard plenty in the recent months about the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and the political football being played back in Washington, D.C. to secure permanent, full, dedicated fundi...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Another look at background checks

As this writer has stated before about when I was a lad in the U.S. Army, my first sergeant claimed that the purpose of a pistol was to defend oneself until he could reach his rifle. And the rifle contained more ...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Letters to the editor Nov. 3

I wonder if President Trump, Ryan Zinke, or any of the members of the Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee that recommended modernizing and privatizing National Park campgrounds (Daily Inter Lake, Oct. 19) have ...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Election mailbag Oct. 31

As a fifth-generation Montanan, I have watched Kalispell grow with great speed. My Great-great-grandfather started the Anderson Theater Company. The Strand, Liberty, Gateway Cinemas, the Sundown and Midway Drive-...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Letters to the editor Oct. 28

October is national anti-bullying prevention month. White House First Lady Melania Trump supports anti-bullying through her Be Best initiative. Governments, churches, schools and businesses have all stepped up to...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Elk hunters, be engaged and be heard

I watched and listened in awe during my first year of hunting elk as a large bull screamed, nose flared, while he herded his cows from his bugling challenger. That was in 1979 and a lot has changed over the past ...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Letters to the editor Oct. 27

I live a few blocks from the proposed installation of a roundabout for the Woodland Park intersection. I traverse that intersection four or more times per day, almost every day of the year. My travels are at vari...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
GOP Chairman: Support candidates with Montana values

Montanans work best when we work together. However, recent calls for the President’s impeachment, from Montana’s own Steve Bullock and other Democrat state leaders will deter progress and invite more gridlock. An...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Montana physicians support emergency vaping ban

The Montana Medical Association represents more than 1,400 physicians and other medical professionals throughout Montana. We are writing to express our support of the vaping ban proposed by Governor Bullock and t...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
Letters to the editor Oct. 24

I just wanted to applaud the police force for their enforcement on the nationwide issue of drivers and school buses. On U.S. 93 between Whitefish and Kalispell, I was on my commute to work Friday morning, “stuck”...

Updated 1 year, 6 months ago
We must invest in rural public schools

As I travel around Montana I often speak with teachers, professors and students concerned about the cost and ability to access quality education. Rural communities know that a public school in their town is a ten...