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 By Annie Wooden    Opinion    December 1, 2022 

It's an honor

I used to joke with a friend of mine that I’ll know I'm a big deal the day I get to be the grand marshal in a parade. Well, my time has come. I...

 

Slice of Life: Gratitude and grace

As I write this it is a week before Thanksgiving, one of my favorite holidays of the year. I am...

 

Exceptional service

I just wanted to give a shoutout to our local DMV. I have in the past looked forward to dealing with the DMV (Drivers Licensing) with the same...

 

A shift in focus

There's a subtle shift happening this week. The energy and adrenaline of summer and fall that built up to the election is giving way to the season of...

 

Election misinformation

Regarding the letter from Gunner Junge (Sanders County Ledger, Nov. 17, 2022), there are many points that I could take issue with, but I will focus...

 

Montana Viewpoint

This is the story — correct that — legend, of a man named Les Webber who ranched and caroused...

 

County transparent in election process

It makes me so proud to watch our democracy in action. Last Tuesday on election night, the lower courtroom at the Sanders County Courthouse was a...

 

Don't believe everything you read

DÉJÀ VU: Why we shouldn't believe everything we hear or read. Perceptions and opinions aren't always reality. What a certain person calls "confirmat...

 

A Few Thoughts ... on the dictionary

I am keeping my promise not to write about politics for a while; and it may be forever. It seems moot. We are stuck in a political and ideological...

 

Welcome, winter

Just when I thought everyone would be complaining about the time change Monday morning, there was something else on peoples' minds — the winter...

 

Here's to a fair and just election

I am writing this column before the election, and you are reading it after the election, and...

 

Whatcha Readin'?

When we look outside and see snow on the surrounding mountains, my husband’s first thought is, “did we buck enough wood?” while my first...

 

Get out and vote

Tuesday is Election Day. We get to go to the polls and submit our choices for elected officials and initiatives. We get to choose, as a county, who...

 

Start paying attention

Within the past few weeks, many Sanders County residents have learned of legislation that threatens the water rights of many of those living in...

 

Slice of Life: It's not a fabled life

Those of you who read my columns know I love to read. As a child I loved the library. I still recall...

 

Modern Homesteader

The cold weather is upon us and winter is on the way. I am gently reminded of this every morning when I step outside and see the snow-covered...

 

Montana Viewpoint

How would you feel if you found that you and your water rights were the victim of a “Fraudulently...

 

It's OK to color outside the lines

Last week's Question of the Week in The Ledger was "who is your role model?" A young man named Nathan Stevens answered, "Superman." It made me...

 

Hinds is the best choice

Editor, We have been fortunate to be friends with Colleen Hinds for over 45 years. Colleen is running for House District 13, and she is the best...

 

The big lie

There has been reference to the “Big Lie” leading to January 6, which refers to potential election fraud which has been neither proved or...

 

Hinds will work hard

Colleen Hinds will be an effective, hard worker for Montanans in her district. She will focus on issues important to Sanders County and Montana in...

 

Facts matter

Last week there was a letter to the editor regarding how the Waste/Water Treatment Plant sale of land was being handled, casting doubt on Mayor Dan...

 

A Few Thoughts

When we were children, we played aA few thoughts on shedding an old skin. I’m two miles from the pickup and 500 feet above where I left it parked wh...

 

First hunt memories

This weekend we were sharing first hunt stories. My first year of hunting, my dad was so excited that he bought me an Elmer Fudd-looking orange hat...

 

Write in Wheeldon

I'm campaigning for Sanders County Sheriff – not for me – but for Deputy Cory Wheeldon as a write-in candidate. Cory is a Montana native who...

 

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