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Constant pressure for sewer

It has come to our attention that there is to be another sewer board meeting this week. Apparently, the newly assembled folks on the board wish to...

 

Protect integrity of animal rights

Our Senator Bob Brown and our Congressman Paul Fielder, supported by Governor Gianforte, have passed laws paving the way for the newly formed...

 

Watch for wildlife on roads

Letter to the Editor: It was a painful start to the new year for Orvall Kuester. Few in the county love flora and fauna more than Orvall. Originally...

 

A crisis of opportunity

Kudos to Democrat spokeswoman Mindy Ferrell for her Letter to the Editor, “United We Stand,” proclaiming the COVID-19 pandemic a disaster....

 

United we stand

In Montana, when disaster strikes a family or a community, neighbors unite to help each other. When a disaster of unprecedented worldwide proportions...

 

Help those at home

Ever wonder why the whole Senate so quickly and easily passed the Defense build up bill of $768 billlion, but did not and will not work together to...

 

One word can create friction

First of all, I would like to congratulate Dan Rowan on his joining the Sanders County Board of Commissioners! Sounds like he is a good choice and I w...

 

Appreciation for community

Dear Editor, We are all blessed to be part of an amazing community. Recently, the River Roadhouse in Trout Creek kindly opened their doors for a...

 

Taking presidential chances

Anyone leaning rightward politically was guaranteed to hate President Biden for beating Trump, and plenty of left-leaners don’t like Biden either;...

 

Santa's sleigh is coming

On December 20, aircraft piloted by either Santa or Mrs. Claus will land at the Thompson Falls airport. Arrival time is approximately 11:15-11:30...

 

On public lands

As a native of Sanders County, I spent my youth and much of my time even now roaming our beautiful mountains. When I was younger, I did this on my...

 

In memory of Jim Mershon

A true gentleman, mentor, and community leader in Sanders County passed away recently. James Mershon embodied community spirit, whether it was...

 

Would you stand by?

Hello, Jim Elliott. Your column on Vigilante Justice in The Sanders County Ledger on November 25 was a one-sided viewpoint with no mention of what bro...

 

Commissioners made good choice

Heavens to Betsy, let’s hope that Commissioners Cox and Magera do not give any consideration to the persons who submitted a petition recommending...

 

Inquiring minds

Anyone else wonder why the “media” doesn’t ask Ryan Zinke the status of those eight investigations from his brief time in office as Secretary...

 

Providing accurate information

Thank you to the Board of Health for the clarifying article in the November 4 issue of The Ledger. We are blessed with many sources of information on...

 

Hunters, pay attention

Montana resident sportsmen/women wake up! I am a 68-year-old retired farmer, fourth-generation Montanan and a lifelong avid hunter, angler and...

 

Constitution is the solution

From where do you accredit your freedom? Our American founders recognized the source of freedom is God. Inscribed on our Liberty Bell “Proclaim...

 

Showing others respect

The Sanders County Commissioners (SCC) held a follow up meeting on November 4 regarding an amendment to a contract for COVID vaccination assistance....

 

Support for forest project

The governing board of the Kootenai Forest Stakeholders Coalition (KFSC) has voted unanimously to support a legal defense of the Forest Service Ripley...

 

Defending our choices

“Life’s not multiple choice” is a favorite catchphrase for educators who don’t like multiple-choice test questions. The phrase is repeated as...

 

The other side of COVID-19

A remarkable presentation was given to the Sanders County Board of Health at their October 13 meeting by residents Kate Hardman, Sarah Klingenberg and...

 

Stricter DUI laws needed

Dear Editor: An article in the Ledger on October 13 notified Sanders County citizens that yet another second-time DUI offender (Bruce Linguanti) was...

 

Losing a dedicated public servant

Editor, Sanders County is losing a dedicated public servant with the resignation of Carol Brooker. We are a much poorer community and county without...

 

Be nice, show some grace

I wanted to take a minute to express my sincere appreciation for our county health personnel. Amid the chaos that has been created by social media...

 

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