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 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    February 21, 2019 

Money for Nothing

There is no other nation whose citizens are better equipped to make moral judgments about total...

 

Weigh options on sewer project

The information that we have been seeing on the sewer project is either for or against. I wanted to see some objective research. Does the sewer or the...

 

EDITORIAL: Keep your pets warm in winter weather

We have to admit, when we see someone carrying around a little dog in a fancy purse or walking their pup in a sweater or special outfit, we giggle at...

 

Our Viewpoint

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the MHSA all-class state wrestling tournament in Billings. I had not been there since high school,...

 

Street Smart

I’ve mentioned in prior columns my strongly held belief that we should all do the work of finding...

 

Heads up homeowners

This is to serve as a warning anyone who might want to welcome a roommate to share their home. I recently had one such experience that involved a...

 

Our Viewpoint

Not quite as smart as I might look, I, John Hamilton, The Ledger’s sports guy, have decided to take a shot at editorial writing and offer my...

 

Montana Viewpoint

The Republican controlled Montana Legislature is changing its rules in order to forbid the posting...

 

Many reasons to support wastewater project

Dear Editor, I am in favor of moving forward with Phase I and II of the wastewater project. I would like the City Council to vote in favor of this...

 

Blackstone is spot on

I feel the need to express how much I enjoy the bi-weekly columns written by Blaine Blackstone. The topic and content of his January 31 commentary...

 

Our Viewpoint

Medicaid Expansion in Montana has not only helped reduce the number of people who are uninsured, but a recent study also touted the economic impacts...

 

Street Smart

I first started writing this column after a discussion with The Ledger’s owner/editor. She felt that my opinions, based on my personal experiences,...

 

Join vision for better community

We’ve listened at the public meetings and hearings. We’ve read the news articles. We’ve spoken with our neighbors. Now is the time to look up,...

 

Job well done by Rep. Brown supporting veterans

On Tuesday, January 22 I had the honor to testify before the House Subcommittee for Veterans' Affairs. I was supporting the Ravalli County Veterans...

 

Waste water system proposal: someone is listening

If you received a letter from the City of Thompson Falls, about the Proposed Waste Water System, you were probably concerned or at least puzzled...

 

Residents oppose special district for T. Falls sewer

Editor, We own the 508 Preston Avenue parcel and this letter is a written protest against the proposed water improvements and against the creation of...

 

Our Viewpoint

The Local Advisory Council, Western Montana Mental Health Center, Flathead Valley Chemical Dependency Clinic, the Tobacco Prevention Specialist for...

 

Montana Viewpoint

When you were little, did you ever use a cuss word in front of your mother and get called on it, maybe even smacked? Maybe you defended yourself by...

 

Check the Blackstone 'facts'

About the only thing I can agree with Blaine Blackstone “Truth is incontrovertible” is his recommendation on checking the facts. Particularly,...

 

Commissioners support continuing the HELP Act

To Area Representatives and Senators Jennifer Fielder, Bob Brown and Denley Loge We, the Sanders County Commissioners are writing this letter in...

 

Many people need help

Really? Mr. Blackstone are you really challenging us to hunt for and find facts to prove you wrong regarding the border security issue? That...

 

Is this what we've become?

Blaine Blackstone’s latest column, Street Smart, in last week’s Ledger did not truly take me by surprise. He has been very vocal in our...

 

Homeland Security has facts

Editor, In response to Mr. Blackstone’s article I’d like to pass on to your readers one way to help find the facts. Here is the latest report...

 

Inform yourself on project

By now you should have received a letter from the City of Thompson Falls regarding the wastewater system. If you are unfamiliar with this subject you...

 

EDITORIAL: Property owners have a unique opportunity

This week, five of the six Thompson Falls City Council members voted to move forward with the intent to create Special Improvement Districts to fund...

 

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