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Our economies have been crushed

Dear Editor: For 20 years the citizens of Gallatin County gave me the privilege to serve as a District Court Judge in Bozeman. Before I was elected...

 

Be careful of phone scams

Editor, There is a scam coming from Jamaica. Your readers need to know that they might get a long-awaited call from “Publishers Clearing House”...

 

Natural resource-based economies have been crushed

As a former Lincoln County Commissioner that spent years advocating for both the Rock Creek and Montanore proposals, I thought I had seen everything...

 

Christopher has proven record

Experience matters. Judge Kim Christopher has a proven track record of providing firm but fair justice. I have known Kim as an adversary and...

 

Election season etiquette

Our country enjoys the privilege of participating in the election of local, state, and national political leaders. Many countries do not have that...

 

'Bad actor' is an oxymoron

As owners of a business that creates over $10,000,000 in gross annual sales we have long awaited the construction and operation of either the proposed...

 

We all bear the cost of the drug crisis

The first of two Sanders County Drug Awareness Seminars was held at the Rex on Wednesday, May second. I attended and was deeply impressed by the...

 

Denley Loge is a committed legislator

I am asking for your vote to re-elect Denley Loge as your State Representative in House District 14. As an advocate for Montana military and veteran...

 

Let kids be kids this summer

Editor: Baseball, softball, archery, swimming lessons, family vacations, football camps...the kids in our area seem to have plenty to do this summer....

 

Thanks, neighbor

In April 2008, my wife and drove up to Montana from California and fell in love with this place. We moved to Plains in August 2009. This is, indeed, o...

 

Mortenson will work for you and the state

To the folks in House District 14, I would like to take this time to draw your attention to a young man who is running in your legislative district....

 

Be aware of false information in campaign ads

To the Editor, A political ad ran in the Ledger last week with remarkably false information. The ad encouraged me to remind all Ledger readers of a...

 

Senator Tester stood up for veterans

Editor, We thank Senator Jon Tester for standing up for veterans in Montana and across America. Senator Tester rightly stopped an incompetent...

 

Mayor explains proposed rates

There is quite a bit of misinformation floating around about the need to increase the water and sewer rates in the City of Thompson Falls. The...

 

Return judge to the bench

Dear Voters: I am not a resident of Montana, but I feel so strongly in my convictions regarding Deborah “Kim” Christopher, that I am compelled to...

 

Judge deserves your vote

To The Citizens of the 20th Judicial District: It is election season once again. I write to provide a strong endorsement of Deborah “Kim”...

 

Gray hair in a red state

Gray hair would seem to indicate wisdom derived from extensive life experience. It carries with it the added responsibility of setting a good example...

 

Bad Actors Law – Is it fair?

The Bad Actors Law is a Montana mining law that was passed because there was a pattern of irresponsible behavior by some Montana mining company chief...

 

Company is all about the bottom line

Letter to the Editor, So Rep. Steve Gunderson and forty-nine other Montana Legislators think the Hecla Mining Company and its president Phillips...

 

Clark Fork deserves protection

Proposed copper mines in the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness area. Why would anyone harm the best we have in our Northwest corner? A beautiful high...

 

Something's been lost in translation

Editor, In our Constitutional Representative Republic [not Democracy as popularly misunderstood due to decades of disinformation] we use the democrati...

 

Beyond the gun, I saw the future

Last Wednesday I had an amazing experience to be allowed to attend the “1700” minute Thompson Falls High School response to the National Day to Wa...

 

Life is better in Sanders County

Editor, I just want to say how happy I am that I live in the area of Thompson Falls. I live on the Thompson River, and I’m thankful for the crews...

 

Look to the postive, get involved

This past two summers, Sanders County has had two major fires and Mineral County one major fire. We have all complained that these fires should not...

 

Olympian article was spot on

Editor: Kudos to Shana Neesvig and the Ledger for the wonderfully written feature on Olympic shooters Eric Buljong and Lones Wigger! Having spent...

 

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