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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Smokescreen?

Editor, Talk about a smokescreen! Paul Fielder’s claim that he will reduce smoky air if elected county commissioner is pretty easy to see through....

 

They pay now, or we pay later

Clean water is possible with responsible mining. Responsible mining costs the mining companies more money. Montanans must ask why these companies...

 

Local voters can make a difference

To the Editor, I am a registered Republican. I have never written to the editor before in my 64 years. I cannot stay silent any longer. This midterm...

 

Carol Brooker is dedicated to county

“We must show, not merely in great crises, but in the everyday affairs of life, the qualities of practical intelligence, of courage, of hardihood,...

 

Brooker has non-partisan in service

In 2010, Sanders County voters decided to make several of the county elected positions non partisan. There was wisdom in this as these positions are...

 

Vote Yes on I-185

Please Vote YES on I-185 It will no doubt cause many smokers to quit smoking; protecting their life and health. Two of the members of my family died...

 

Brooker is the clear choice

Editor, We are lucky, in Sanders County, to have commissioners who are willing to listen to all of their constituents, genuinely care for the...

 

Legislators can do better than I-185

While I share Jim Elliott’s feelings about the “big tobacco” anti-185 advertising, I don’t want to vote based on a knee-jerk reaction. And,...

 

Christopher is the best candidate

Kim Christopher is the best candidate for District Court Judge of Lake and Sanders counties. She has excelled in this position for 18 years. She is... Full story

 

Morigeau has a wealth of knowledge

Editor, I have had the opportunity to work with Ashley in the Polson Public Defender’s Office. As a new lawyer looking for guidance, I often turn...

 

Brooker works hard for county

Editor, We support the re-election of Carol Brooker for Sanders County Commissioner. Carol understands the parameters of this non-partisan position...

 

Tom Rummel is a sheriff you can depend on

Editor, At the candidates’ forum held in Thompson Falls, candidate for Sheriff Darlene Lee stated in her closing remarks that she has “a medical r...

 

Creating divisive issues where there are none

Yes, the U.S. is a democracy I grow tired of folks trying to create divisive issues where there are none. Yes, the United States of America is a... Full story

 

Vote yes on I-185 for a healthy Montana

Ever thought about why vaping/e-cigarettes come in berry & bubble gum “flavors”? Big Tobacco has reportedly spent $12 million against Initiative...

 

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