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When I heard that Quinn's Hot Springs Resort was offering a bonus to employees as an incentive for them to get vaccinated, my initial response was "th...

 

Street Smart

I have to admit that I seriously underestimated the Biden/Harris administration. Shortly after the...

 

Our Viewpoint

This week, The Ledger is publishing profiles of candidates for local school board elections. You'll find these on pages 4 and 5. Local boards and...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    April 15, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

“Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?” – Chico Marx Sometimes it seems to me...

 

Our Viewpoint

In the age where just about anything can be delivered to your doorstep in a couple of days, it's important to remember the importance of vital...

 

Montana Viewpoint

The controversy surrounding guns is in the news again. It seems to happen at least once a year and...

 

Our Viewpoint

Our question to readers this week (page 3) asks about Easter traditions. When I lived in Everett, Washington, I attended a large church. The number...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

A few days ago, Georgia’s Republican Governor, Brian Kemp, signed a bill that narrows the ease...

 

Our Viewpoint

I read a book recently called "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell. He proposes that success is due to the opportunities we are given. Yes, hard work and...

 

Street Smart

In my last column, I discussed what I believe to be the problem with a numbers-based evaluation syst...

 

Our Viewpoint

In the last several weeks, we have had letters to the editor and articles regarding a proposed Second Amendment sanctuary ordinance. A group of...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    March 18, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

Recently, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin, used his power to forego the... Full story

 

Our Viewpoint

The picture to the right is after Trae Thilmony won his second state wrestling championship over...

 

Street Smart

I’ve spent the last three weeks in Seattle and the difference in the city since my last visit is...

 

Our Viewpoint

Most of us at The Ledger have at least one pet. Most days you can come in and be greeted by Walter or Buster, our office dogs. We work with them to...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    March 4, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

The soul of democracy is the ability of individuals to have a say in their own future, embodied in...

 

Our Viewpoint

We've been watching the broadcast and reading the news of the devastation happening in the South due to winter storms. States such as Texas were...

 

Street Smart

I like to listen to music when I exercise. The right beat can motivate me and take my mind off the p...

 

Our Viewpoint

This week as we were editing articles and putting the newspaper together, we felt good about all the feel-good news. At The Ledger, we aim to provide... Full story

 

Montana Viewpoint

Offered as a respite from current events. Eddie Mulick was the first person I met when I moved to...

 

Our Viewpoint

After weeks of waiting, hundreds of Sanders County residents have been getting their COVID-19 vaccinations. Residents, especially those in the Phase... Full story

 

Street Smart

As I write this the D.C. Democrats are one day away from opening their second impeachment of former...

 

Our Viewpoint

During last month's windstorm, we saw neighbors stepping up to help neighbors. No questions asked, people just came together to help clean up our...

 

Montana Viewpoint

Every word has a definition. You can look that up in a dictionary and call that definition the...

 

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The Big Game is coming up. On February 7, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet in Tampa and play the 55th NFL championship ga...

 

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