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Letter to the editor - Confederate memorial should be removed

Editor, Montana has a Confederate memorial? In Helena? I was astounded to discover this. I’ve lived in Montana for 11 years now, but I’m not native to the state. So I did a little research. Maybe Montana played some part in the Civil War that I d...

 

First statewide Heads Up Camp a success

Dear Editor The efforts of months of planning by a whole host of dedicated organizations came to life last week for the first-ever, state-wide Heads Up Camp. A small and diverse group of upperclassman gathered at Shodair Children’s Hospital in...

 

Letter to the Editor - Celebrating National Health Center Week

Bullhook Community Health Center is a part of a national network of primary care providers to more than 25 million Americans, including more than 106,000 Montanans. The program started more than 50 years ago, as a small but bold effort to provide...

 

Letter to the Editor - Wasps or yellowjackets

Just in the past week the Hill County Health and Planning Department has received three calls concerning hornets or wasps. This time of year the hornet or wasp population can increase dramatically and show up about everywhere. Yellowjackets usually...

 

Letter to the Editor - City crews did nice work on the streets

Editor, I would like to comment on the quality of the street repairs the city crews are doing. In our area, 11th Street and 12th Avenue, the have made lots of repairs, and they are excellent. The city of Havre can be proud of this crew. I would like...

 

Letter to the Editor - Washington, leave the Breaks alone

Editor, This year, an exciting thing happened: I drew a bull elk tag for the Missouri River Breaks. Yes, it is “just” the archery tag, but to all us hunters - it’s practically a Wonka golden ticket. Why? Because the Breaks are one of the best...

 

Letter to the Editor - An open letter to Interior Secretary Zinke

Dear Secretary Zinke: Landowners in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument area were somewhat perplexed when you announced your “likely” decision on the monument on June 27 at Whitefish, Montana. Because the public comment period did...

 

Letter to the Editor - Draconian cuts hurt the most vulnerable

Editor, My wife, Kristiny, and I are foster parents in Havre. We just renewed our license after finishing with the adoption of our youngest two children, Kady and Sammy. Their older brother, Ben, was also adopted through the foster care system. All...

 

Letter to the Editor - An invitation to Phillips County Proud

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Ranchers Stewardship Alliance I would like to invite all residents and friends of Phillips County to our Second Annual Phillips County Proud community celebration. This year’s event will be Saturday, Sept. 16, at the...

 

Letter to the Editor - Jaycees thank community for supporting fireworks display

Editor, The Havre Jaycees would like to thank everyone who supported the fireworks booth this year. Proceeds from the fireworks go to purchase the next year Fourth of July Community Night Show. With out the great people of this community and...

 

Support the Jaycees and be careful with fireworks

Editor, Fourth of July is coming upon us soon and as I see all the fireworks stands popping up all over town, I would like to remind everyone to support the Jaycees when purchasing their fireworks because, after all, they are the people that provide...

 

AHCA hurts rural health care

Dear editor, Rural Montanans depend heavily on their rural hospitals to provide quality care at home so that they aren’t saddled with the multitude of problems that come when you have to travel three hours to see a doctor for minor care. I’m...

 

EPA should reconsider Clean Water Rule repeal

Dear Editor,  I am writing to inform readers that the EPA has just proposed to repeal key protections for much of Montana’s drinking water. After seeing what happened in Flint, Michigan, it is hard to understate the importance of ensuring safe dr...

 

AHCA hurts fighting substance abuse

Dear Editor, There has been plenty of discussion in public about the dangers repealing the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with the American Health Care Act will have on people with pre-existing conditions. But the dangers of the AHCA goes...

 

Senators should work on bill to protect Montanans

Dear editor, As a health care provider in Havre, Bullhook Community Health Center’s staff and board have been paying close attention to the debate in Washington, D.C., about what needs to change with health care in America. Having read through the...

 

Bill's impact on schools needs to be solved

Editor, Nearly all school districts will increase the number of mills they levy in the BASE portion of their general fund budgets in FY 2018. This is due to the elimination of the general fund block grants and the NRD payment enacted by the 2017...

 

Letter to the Editor - Fix what we have in health care reform

Dear Editor, The Senate is drafting a bill in total secrecy to replace the Affordable Care Act. The ACA provides coverage for pre-existing conditions, essential benefits, no lifetime caps on benefits, free health screenings, colonoscopies, cholestero...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you, Rocky Boy elders

Editor, For quite some time I have been thinking about a matter that has not made the news, and it is good news, really great news about Rocky Boy. Since we have seen so much negative news about Rocky Boy in recent months (years), I speak these few...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for support on Blue Star Memorial Marker

Editor, The Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club would like to thank the community of Havre for their support in helping us erect the Blue Star Veterans Memorial in Memorial Park and the by way marker soon to be placed on the courthouse grounds. The Havre...

 

Letter to the Editor - Protecting remarkable areas vital

Editor, Interior Secretary Ryin Zinke has been instructed by the White House to review larger national monuments established since 1996 to determine if any of them should be reduced in size or possibly even eliminated all together. The Upper...

 

Letter to the Editor - Honor the flag on Flag Day

Editor: Havre Elks Lodge #1201 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks again was very proud and honored to be part of the Community Memorial Day Service, melding our Flag Day tradition with their Memorial Day Service, exemplifying the motto:...

 

Letter to the Editor - Legion, honor guard thank community for help

Editor The American Legion and Veterans Honor Guard of Havre would like to thank the people for helping place flags at the veteran head stones on Sunday morning and removing them Monday afternoon. Les Johnson, Havre American Legion Post 11...

 

Leter to the Editor - Senior parents thank the community

Dear Havre Community, As parents of the Senior Class of 2017, we cannot express enough how proud we are to be a part of this amazing community. Our group has worked since last fall, putting together a week full of drug-free events for our seniors...

 

Letter to the Editor - Gianforte is the one we need representing us

Editor This Thursday, May 25, there is a very important special election taking place where eligible Montana voters will choose between Mr. Greg Gianforte, Mr. Rob Quist and Mr. Mark Wicks to fill the vacant position of our sole representative to...

 

Letter to the Editor - ATTN: All interested parties, tradesmen, contractors

Editor, In moving forward with our new 4-H Chuckwagon facility, we want to see how much interest we have from interested parties, tradesmen, or contractors who are willing to help in all areas of construction. We will be having a 50-foot by 140-foot...

 

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