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Letter to the Editor - The problem with Republican and conservative thinking

Editor, The Republican Party must shape up if it wants to be a force for good. We must begin measuring success or failure on a person-by-person basis. If one person fails, all of society fails. Any politician who does not accept personal...

 

Letter to the Editor - Storm damage offers possibilities

Dear Editor,  I look at all at all the downed trees and branches across town and see free firewood, free building supplies, free craft supplies, community activities for a group/club and tax write-offs for a business! I see wood in all shapes and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Ratliff would be asset in city government

Editor, I am happy to endorse Lindsey Ratliff for Havre’s City Council. The first impression I had of Lindsey when she came to Havre in 2013 to teach history at Havre High School was “This is an intelligent young woman with enthusiasm and energy....

 

Letter to the Editor - Montana needs special session to solve revenue problems

Editor: As a caregiver and a former para-educator, I’ve seen firsthand how important our state services are to Montana’s most vulnerable people. I’ve known families that had to live in their cars because they couldn’t afford anything else,...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks to community for work during snow storm

Editor, Montana, the Big Sky State, and also the state where if you don’t like the weather just wait five minutes. This was definitely proven true this week. What was also proven true was the hardiness of the men and women who helped and are still...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for all who pitched in on snowstorm

Editor, I would like to give a big thank you to all the folks who pitched in and helped out during our recent snowstorm. Of course, thank you to our city services and community members for tree and snow removal, our broadcasters for keeping us...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks to all for a great Festival Days

Editor, What a great Festival Days celebration we just had! This town never ceases to amaze me, and that’s why we live here! My list of people and organizations to thank is long. Thanks to everyone who participated in any way, large or small in...

 

Letter to the Editor - Bear Paw Volunteers thank the efforts of all

Editor, As the Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department are released and make their way home, they look back on these past weeks at the major accomplishments this community pulled together to achieve, we are truly amazed and humbled. The East Fork Fire...

 

Letter to the Editor - 'When' arrived this year

Editor, With the drought and fire our part of the world has taken some natural resource “hits” this year. These have led to some personal losses. Though personal losses from the fire are substantial for a few folks, overall our region will...

 

Thanks to the firefighters

To our great firefighters: We would like to extend our deepest appreciation to all the regional volunteer fire departments, Beaver Creek Park employees, state and federal fire crews who worked diligently to minimize the structural losses in Beaver...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for ambulance service donations

Editor, The Hill County Ambulance Service would like to publicly thank Triangle Communications and Town Pump for the recent generous donations we received from them. We will use the funds to help train new EMT’s and emergency medical responders...

 

Letter to the Editor - City Court now listed on Facebook

Editor, Thank you for the media coverage to locate owners of restitution; and a big thank you to the all the community members who assisted Havre City Court in locating people owed. Due to this journey of discovery, the power of social media was...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank law enforcement Sept. 16

Editor, Please help me thank our local law enforcement Saturday, Sept. 16. National Tell a Police Officer Thank You Day takes place Sept. 16. The initiative has been started by the Whole Truth Project and Wives Behind the Badge, an organization with...

 

Letter to the Editor - Tell FWP to suspend hunting season

Editor, I wrote this letter to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. I ask you to do the same. Dear Montana FWP, I am writing to ask that you close the 2017 hunting season until there is sufficient rain or snow across our state to alleviate the dry...

 

Letter to the Editor - City firefighters' on East Fork Fire

Editor, The Havre firefighters would like to thank everyone for their extraordinary efforts with the East Fork Fire. The generosity of this community was an amazing thing to see. We offer a differing explanation to what we have been hearing from the...

 

Letter to the Editor - Festival Days Fun Run invitation

Editor, As our annual Festival Days weekend approaches, I would like to invite everyone out for our annual Festival Days Fun Run. This year’s run/walk is planned at the RC Model Flying Club located south on Fifth Avenue just before the ball park...

 

Letter to the Editor - Montanans helping Montanans with Red Cross

Editor, When times are tough, Montanans rise to the challenge. That’s what we do. And that’s been the case during a difficult wildfire season that has touched all corners of our state. Neighbors have helped neighbors, donating hay, offering up a...

 

Letter to the Editor - Which is cheaper, disasters or fighting global warming

Editor, For decades now, the world’s climate scientists have been insisting that global warming would increasingly cause extreme weather events — things like floods, flash droughts, fires and heat waves. Who could have imagined they would be righ...

 

Letter to the Editor - Time to move forward on St. Mary Diversion

Editor, Congratulations to our senators, representative and governor for moving the Rocky Boy’s/North Central Regional Water Project forward. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for the repair of the St. Mary Canal System. This project, in...

 

Letter to the Editor - Abuse of The Antiquities Act of 1906

Editor, I applaud President Trump’s executive order of the review of the relatively recent designations by former presidents under the Antiquities Act of 1906. The Antiquities Act, signed into law, by President Roosevelt was designed to preserve ou... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor - The trouble with monuments

Editor, My town has no monuments to heroic Confederate generals waving swords or hats. The closest we come to that is a statue of a mild fellow with hat lowered at his side, the other hand holding his coat open in oratorical style. This monument,...

 

Letter to the Editor - Havre should live within its budget

Editor, So Havre, here we go again … city of Havre wants four more property tax levies. Only 2,400 votes last time. Our city needs to do more with less. Purchasing a new vacuum truck for $350,000. The library now has adult coloring night and an...

 

Letter to the Editor - Check charities before giving

Editor, Everyone has a cause they care about. And with more than 1.2 million charitable organizations to choose from, finding one aligned with your values can be deeply rewarding. While the vast majority of soliciting charities act responsibly and...

 

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...

 

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