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Leave political signs alone

Editor, It is illegal to steal and remove the signs of your political opponents. Some signs that were legally posted, with the landowner’s...

 

Rumor has it

Dear Editor: Rumor has it there’s a critical election coming November 3rd. Rumor has it the very fabric of our Republic and U.S. Constitution is at...

 

Tranel took time in visits

I first met Monica Tranel during her 500-mile bike trip from Lincoln County to Ravalli County to meet with her constituents. She was as fresh as a...

 

Poor elected representation

On September 4, I sent the following letter to Noxon School Board Trustee Chris Stough. It should be noted Stough is running for county commissioner....

 

Why I support Bryce Bennett

I have known Bryce Bennett for 10 years. There is no one I’d rather vote for as Secretary of State. As a State Representative and Senator, Bryce...

 

Magone good for rural MT

I first met Diane when I moved to Montana and we were both involved with the ACS Relay for Life, but I didn’t get to know her well until after the...

 

Thanks for the kindness

This a BIG THANK YOU to three Sanders County residents. I’m sorry I don’t have your names so everyone would know how kind and thoughtful you are....

 

Defending individual liberty

Dear Editor, As a former long-time resident of Sanders County, I recently subscribed to the Ledger to see what was going on in my hometown of...

 

Leave Thompson Falls mule pasture alone

Editor, Leave the mule pasture alone. The left side of the mule pasture has an open meadow which the deer and turkeys feed. If it is developed they...

 

Hinds is caring, competent

To Your Readers: Colleen Hinds, running to represent your district in the state legislature, became my friend in Sunday School at our small farm...

 

KFSC makes forest work for all

For more than 14 years, the Kootenai Forest Stakeholders Coalition (KFSC) has brought together individuals, businesses and organizations that take an...

 

Exhibit brings back memories

I’d like to thank the Sanders County Historical Society (Old Jail Museum) for creating a wonderful military exhibit for 2020, commemorating the...

 

Outsiders have stepped up

Editor: While many long-time residents of this area are concerned about the constant influx of “outsiders” moving here, I’d like to put in a...

 

Organization works hard for kids

I’d like to extend a very heartfelt “Thank You” to the Thompson Falls community, the surrounding towns, many non-profits, and especially the...

 

County fortunate to have detailed election staff

Yesterday I had another opportunity to be trained as a Election Judge for Sanders County. It is unimaginable the complexity and detail behind the...

 

Thanks for wearing masks

I would like to express my appreciation to Kathy Logan, Rebecca Murray, Kyle Revier, and Terri Henry for appearing in this week’s Ledger (Aug. 13)...

 

Try to imagine how others feel

Recent reminiscences by Blaine Blackstone regarding his personal experiences with race reinforced something I’ve known for a long time. Our...

 

Editor says one thing, and does just the opposite

Editorially it appears The Ledger says one thing and does just the opposite in the very same issue. In the August 13 issue, the editor writes that...

 

Take care of each other

Dear Editor, Today I went into True Value Hardware in Thompson Falls and all the employees were wearing masks. I told them how much I appreciated...

 

Go or no-go?

Cancer Network of Sanders County and First Lutheran Church in Plains are moving forward with plans for a yard sale next month. That does not come with...

 

Take pride in the community

Last week when arriving at City Hall, I was informed of an incident that took place at Ainsworth Park. Someone had taken a CRAP on the floor of the...

 

Tribal law enforcement should be a priority

To the CSKT Tribal Council: After reading page 2 of the June 25, 2020 edition of the Char-Koosta News that explains how the COVID-19 telief funds...

 

Vandalism doesn't help cause

Editor: Have you heard what happened to Sex Peak last week? Some low-life individuals took it upon themselves to graffiti “Black Lives Matter” on...

 

Laws were broken

Apologies in advance for a lengthy letter that first cites a portion of Montana Code Annotated 87-6-404: “(1) (b) A person may not purposely, knowin...

 

Protectors appreciated

Dear Editor, So, what was the purpose of the armed citizens across the street from the peaceful protest Sunday afternoon? As most people know, many...

 

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