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At least vandals had good aim

Editor, Recently, the Thompson Falls Trap Club installed stanchions and provided wooden frames with cardboard to attach targets in the pistol and...

 

See God in the mirror, not Trump

I am horrified by the President’s words at the European Summit and his subsequent meeting with Putin. This is a man who sees himself as the center...

 

Rosendale better for veterans

Editor: As a disabled U.S. Army veteran who relies heavily on VA for my health care, I respectfully take issue with Commander (Ret.) Thomas Humphreys...

 

Sen. Tester works for veterans

I could write volumes about Senator Jon Tester’s help for all veterans, and specifically his help for me. To say that Jon is the champion of U.S. Ve...

 

Vision quest site effects

Editor, In response to an article (in the Missoulian) about Chicago Peak in the Cabinet Wilderness Area being a Kootenai Indian Vision Quest site and...

 

Celebrating Independence Day

Senator Steve Daines will be celebrating in Russia as the guest of Vladimir Putin, as reported by news outlets and confirmed by his office. If you...

 

Clark Fork drawdown a necessity

I have been fielding a number of questions from local folks about the drawdown of the reservoir behind our dam here in Thompson Falls. I fully...

 

Protect furry friends from seasonal upsets

On July 5 you can expect to see postings and flyers for “Lost Dogs” on social media and in store windows. The fireworks of Independence Day...

 

Less water, higher costs

Editor: We all owe a debt of gratitude to the five City Council members, who, “doing business their way” [paraphrasing Ms. Kersten], cut our...

 

Rare opportunity for school

New Board Chair, New Administration, New Leaf? Noxon School District #10 is getting one of those rare opportunities to start with a relatively clean...

 

Our economies have been crushed

Dear Editor: For 20 years the citizens of Gallatin County gave me the privilege to serve as a District Court Judge in Bozeman. Before I was elected...

 

Be careful of phone scams

Editor, There is a scam coming from Jamaica. Your readers need to know that they might get a long-awaited call from “Publishers Clearing House...

 

Natural resource-based economies have been crushed

As a former Lincoln County Commissioner that spent years advocating for both the Rock Creek and Montanore proposals, I thought I had seen everything...

 

Christopher has proven record

Experience matters. Judge Kim Christopher has a proven track record of providing firm but fair justice. I have known Kim as an adversary and...

 

Election season etiquette

Our country enjoys the privilege of participating in the election of local, state, and national political leaders. Many countries do not have that...

 

'Bad actor' is an oxymoron

As owners of a business that creates over $10,000,000 in gross annual sales we have long awaited the construction and operation of either the proposed...

 

We all bear the cost of the drug crisis

The first of two Sanders County Drug Awareness Seminars was held at the Rex on Wednesday, May second. I attended and was deeply impressed by the...

 

Denley Loge is a committed legislator

I am asking for your vote to re-elect Denley Loge as your State Representative in House District 14. As an advocate for Montana military and veteran...

 

Let kids be kids this summer

Editor: Baseball, softball, archery, swimming lessons, family vacations, football camps...the kids in our area seem to have plenty to do this summer....

 

Thanks, neighbor

In April 2008, my wife and drove up to Montana from California and fell in love with this place. We moved to Plains in August 2009. This is, indeed, o...

 

Mortenson will work for you and the state

To the folks in House District 14, I would like to take this time to draw your attention to a young man who is running in your legislative district....

 

Be aware of false information in campaign ads

To the Editor, A political ad ran in the Ledger last week with remarkably false information. The ad encouraged me to remind all Ledger readers of a...

 

Senator Tester stood up for veterans

Editor, We thank Senator Jon Tester for standing up for veterans in Montana and across America. Senator Tester rightly stopped an incompetent...

 

Mayor explains proposed rates

There is quite a bit of misinformation floating around about the need to increase the water and sewer rates in the City of Thompson Falls. The...

 

Return judge to the bench

Dear Voters: I am not a resident of Montana, but I feel so strongly in my convictions regarding Deborah “Kim” Christopher, that I am compelled to...

 

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