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Outlook not so good

I haven’t picked up a Ledger in a while, but I was curious to see what our local political heroes had to offer. First I read that our local...

 

Respect for country's history

Editor: There is no Constitutional crisis, only a need to follow the United States Constitution. Our forefathers gave with faith in God and courage...

 

State should consider SOS policy

I appreciate last week’s letter on the wolf problem (Hunters can get things changed, December 12, 2019). I don’t dislike wolves, but I am...

 

Commissioners don't support act

The Lake and Sanders County commissioners received a draft of Senator Steve Daines’ “Montana Water Rights Protection Act,” a proposal to...

 

Letter: Doing the 'right' thing

The Education of an Idealist, by Samantha Power (Harper Collins 2019) In this wise, informative, autobiographical account from recent history, author...

 

Hunters can get things changed

Dear Editor: Last winter local sportsmen held a meeting in Trout Creek with the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks to discuss the wolf problem in Region...

 

Blackstone is right on

Mr. Blaine Blackstone: Just now I have had the opportunity to read your article in the Sanders County Ledger (Nov. 21, 2019) entitled “Quid Pro Quo...

 

Reaching our own conclusions

Dear Editor, I appreciate the overall positive writing in your paper and the transparent coverage of local news. I’m writing after reading several...

 

Polite communication needed

Oh my goodness, the TV does not work this morning. Signal loss due to weather. I suspect it is upset at me for accusing it of spying on me. No news...

 

Fate of festival is in jeopardy

After six years of being president of Huckleberry, Inc. and chair of the Huckleberry Festival, I am stepping down. It has been a fantastic run and I...

 

The art of reasoning

Recently I watched a portion of an interview with an articulate young conservative black political activist. She (I missed her name) has given up on...

 

Giving thanks

Dear Editor, I would appreciate your assistance in getting information out to our community in an effort to thank all of the wonderful volunteers who...

 

Community deserves the truth

Dear Editor, I am writing today in response to your August 22 article published about a friend of mine, Mark Legard, who was murdered in his house in...

 

Who won or lost?

Jim Elliott, I liked your article in this week’s paper titled “Why Columbus?” (Oct. 17 Ledger) It’s true the European invaders did...

 

False charges are a crime

Editor: To all who are stupid, or who have never read the Constitution, or if having read it did not understand the plain language contained therein....

 

Lack of Internet access holds rural comunities back

Across Montana, thousands of students are headed back to school to begin a new year of learning and growth. Unfortunately, many students in rural...

 

Demo start time a bad change

I hope that whoever decided to move the 2019 Sanders County Rodeo start time back to 7 p.m. was sitting in the west-facing bleachers between 6 p.m.,...

 

Convenient omission

Mr. Blackstone sounds concerned about the rule of law and complains about the many illegal immigrants in America, especially in southern California...

 

Safe training for barking dogs

Dear Editor, I can see with the recent “barking ordinance” why there is a sudden fear of barking dogs. It has been argued both ways to great...

 

An asset to the community

Dear Editor, I would like to thank Kevin Hill for volunteering his time and talent to the Huckleberry Festival. He also donates an ice chest with a...

 

Spin-doctoring is big business

Having spent 25 years evaluating writing samples from high school students, I long ago developed the somewhat neurotic habit of being judgmental about...

 

Community effort for project

Editor, I wish to extend my personal thanks to everyone who supported the Road to the Buffalo interpretive signs project. The final sign is now in...

 

Fighting for truthful commentary

Letter writer Sharon Donegan (July 25, 2019) purports to be the spokesperson for millions of Americans, while Mr. Blackstone is only allowed to speak...

 

Political arguments disputed

Mr Blackstone. We thought maybe you were veering away from political arguments but sadly, that’s not the case. 1. President Obama did not remove...

 

We need thoughtful ideas

Mr. Blackstone, I am in favor of you being allowed space to have your say in the SCL. And indeed of SCL hosting many differing viewpoints. When, as yo...

 

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