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Our Viewpoint

Let's face it, the holidays are full of stress. It's fun to get together with family and buy presents and see the excitement of Santa and holiday...

 

Bigotry is not the answer

Recently, The Sanders County Ledger published a column called “Street Smart” written by Blaine Blackstone, titled “Group hug mentally won’t...

 

Students did the right thing

To the high school students on the walkout about being harassed and bullied, good for you. I was not surprised that the administration did not really...

 

Gratitude to handbell choir

The Neva Wood Memorial Handbell Choir, under the direction of Dan Whittenburg, entertained the Sanders County employees at their Christmas Party last...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    December 13, 2018 

Montana Viewpoint

If you are involved at all in running a government, the first thing you need to learn is the Law of...

 

Our Viewpoint

Strolling through the aisles at the local holiday bazaars the last couple of weekends, we've been amazed at the local talent. You recognize people...

 

Street Smart

A recent column generated a conversation with a few friends that I thought might be a good topic for discussion. In that column, I mentioned the fact...

 

Our Viewpoint

Living in Montana, you learn early on how to navigate winter weather. We might complain about the snow, the cold, and the frequent icy roads. But you...

 

VA fails to explain denial

A letter for the many victims of the Montana veterans Choice Program. This program is highly promoted as helping and saving veterans lives. As a Choic...

 

Montana Viewpoint

If you want to get the attention of the powers that be, you have to do something radical to call...

 

Our Viewpoint

This week, Barry McWilliams celebrates 40 years of creating cartoons for newspapers. In 1978, Barry...

 

Street Smart

Firearms have been a part of the fabric that defines our nation from the very outset. The people...

 

Our Viewpoint

As we gear up for the holiday season, we’re reminded of the importance of helping others. We should be good neighbors at all times, but those less...

 

Community appreciation

I want to extend deep gratitude and appreciation to business’s and individuals in our county that contributed to renovating the kiosk in front of...

 

An election reform proposal

At the outset let me say that I never want to change anything that is not broken. However, when we consider the vast differences between rural and...

 

Montana Viewpoint

Those philosophers who have wrestled with the concept of truth for centuries can take a break now...

 

Thank you, veterans

Thank you to all the local veterans who graced our students and staff with your presence at our Veterans Day lunch at Thompson Falls Elementary...

 

Our Viewpoint

The forecast is predicting snow any day now. The first winter storm of the season always seems to be followed by an increased number of accidents...

 

Feds failed with water rights

As we have the pleasure of talking with friends and neighbors about the CSKT Compact, the common theme is that no one understands it. The typical...

 

Fake news leading socialist change

Regarding The good and the bad Montana Viewpoint (Nov. 1 Ledger), could I just add “and The ugly” to that title by Jim Elliott. Jim’s account...

 

Street Smart

I am a white, pro-life, Christian, heterosexual male, Republican, who supports a strong immigration...

 

Our Viewpoint

Being a citizen of the United States of America means having the right to enjoy many freedoms others do not. Next Tuesday voters will take to the poll...

 

Five days in October

Editor, Five days in October. Those “boys of the summer” and the Series. It was a refreshing break to watch opponents with different goals,...

 

Police take decay issue seriously

On behalf of those of us who have diligently and doggedly worked to get community decay properties cleaned up in Thompson Falls, we want to thank...

 

Montana Viewpoint

You may have heard about it. A couple of days ago two black men in hoodies drove up to the Boston...

 

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