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 Opinion    August 27, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Funding to halt for Buckle Up Program

Editor: For the past number of years, the Buckle Up Program has provided education and awareness in seat belt safety and proper car seat installation to individuals in Liberty, Hill, Blaine and Chouteau Counties. As of Oct. 1, the Hill County Buckle...

 
 Opinion    August 19, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for help with Sounds on the Square

Editor: As with so many activities that take place in Havre, Sounds on the Square wouldn’t happen without the volunteer help and the financial generosity of those believing in keeping Havre a great place and offering some fun activities like...

 
 Opinion    August 18, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Rocky Boy veterans cemetery is awesome

Editor: I would like to acknowledge a very special place here at Rocky Boy — the new veterans cemetery along Laredo Road. I drive by it twice a day, in the morning coming to Rocky Boy and in the late afternoon returning to Havre. For me this has...

 
 Opinion    August 17, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Havre Scout awarded Eagle Scout rank

Editor: Corey Lloyd, 17, of Havre, was awarded his Eagle rank Thursday, Aug. 13. Corey restored the Hidden Hallows campsite south of town in Beaver Creek Park. Several hours were spent removing overgrowth, laying cement pads, building shelters and...

 
 Opinion    August 6, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to senators for backing health care clinics

Editor: When we talk about health care, it’s important to remember that even though more Americans have health insurance coverage these days, millions of people still struggle to find a place to go for regular preventative care. A key part of the...

 
 Opinion    August 6, 2015

Letter Editor: Drinking shouldn't be allowed at Sounds on the Square

Editor: I have just finished reading the front page article on “Sounds on the Square drinking OK’d” (Havre Daily News, page 1, Wednesday, Aug. 5). Why must the good people of this community feel that alcohol must be present at every event we...

 
 Opinion    July 31, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for dedication to Town Square

Editor: The reason for this letter is to personally thank my committee members for more than 15 years of dedication to our Town Square project. Havre ... did you know that this committee of people mow, clean and maintain our community Square each...

 
 Opinion    July 27, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Bombshells thank community for backing

Editor: Bullhook Bombshells Havre Roller Derby League would like to let the community know what has been in the works and what we have already accomplished. We were founded in November 2014, and a wild idea fueled by our ambition has become a local s...

 
 Opinion    July 14, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Land, water conservation program should be funded

Editor: Thank you to Sen. Steve Daines for being a strong champion for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Senator Daines has pressed Appropriations Committees in both the House, when he was Montana’s representative, and also in the Senate, for...

 
 Opinion    July 13, 2015

Letter to the Editor - Run elections for the benefit of all the people

Editor: I am appalled to live in a world where every four or eight years we are bound by the laws of the republic to chose a man or a woman — black, white, Asian, Latino, Native American, Mexican-American, any sexual orientation and just whatever e...

 
 Opinion    July 13, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Too many changes at Great Northern Fair

Editor: I am writing about the events at the Great Northern Fair. You switch around so much that the public cannot know what event is on what night. I know you are trying to find the right night for them, but I wish you would let the public know...

 
 Opinion    June 11, 2015

Letter to the Editor: North Central Montana Transit seeks support

Editor: As you may be aware, North Central Montana Transit runs Monday through Friday morning and afternoon along the Hi-Line. Commuters travelling 30-plus miles to work every day reduce their carbon footprint by utilizing the transit system. Also,...

 
 Opinion    June 9, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Newspaper, prosecution were unfair in case

Editor: Last Tuesday and Wednesday my husband and I were at the Hill County Courthouse in support of our daughter, the defendant, who was served papers for taking money from her grandmother-in-law who lived at Eagles Manor. Our daughter had been...

 
 Opinion    June 9, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Eks Lodge glad to pay tribute to U.S. flag

Editor: Havre Elks Lodge 1201 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks was very proud to be part of the Community Memorial Day service melding our Flag Day tradition with the Memorial Day service, exemplifying the motto “One Nation,...

 
 Opinion    June 1, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Thank you to My Neighbor in Need

Editor: Yes, the economy, low-income people and middle-income people are being squeezed with the cost of hamburger at $11 for a three-pound package on sale, $4.50 for a gallon of milk and mechanics charging $70 to $100 an hour. The cost of...

 
 Opinion    May 29, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Search & Rescue thanks Pizza Hut, Havre for support

Editor: Hill County Search and Rescue would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Pizza Hut for sponsoring the fundraiser held on April 14, and to the people of Havre and surrounding communities for their support and generosity. HCSAR has been...

 
 Opinion    May 29, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Book tells story of basketball rivalry, small town living in Montana

Editor: As a local historian, I read many books pertaining to the history of this area, Montana and the American West. Most of these books are excellent, providing useful and interesting information about the subject at hand, but sometimes some...

 
 Opinion    May 29, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Thanks police for protecting her, community

Editor: I am writing to thank all of our local cops for putting their lives on the line every day to protect me and the citizens of Havre, especially right now. I need all the protection I can get. Dorothy Solomon Havre...

 
 Opinion    May 27, 2015

Letter to the Editor: 'Rocky Boy election board asked me to vote'

Editor: I would like to correct an article written by John Paul Schmidt in your May 22 edition titled “Rocky Boy council sworn in after half-year wait.” I was given an honorary membership in the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy in June 1996. All...

 
 Opinion    May 8, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Unintended pregnancy is preventable

Editor: May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, when we focus on the need to reduce teen pregnancy in our communities. If parents, youth, schools, businesses, faith leaders and health care providers join together to address teen pregnancy, we can mak...

 
 Opinion    May 8, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Hansen, Hess views are not Havre's views

Editor: Kris Hansen and Stephanie Hess have a lot in common. Both are from Illinois and both are relatively recent transplants to Havre, where they share a house.     Both also inexplicably convinced a majority of recent voters that they could...

 
 Opinion    May 7, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Schools do well in teaching the basics of recycling, you can be a part of it

Editor: As the recycling educator for Recycle Montana, I have spent the past five months speaking with students all across the state. During that time I’ve had the pleasure of reaching more than 1,500 students through 35 presentations at 14...

 
 Opinion    May 4, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Looks for help paying medical bills

Editor: People of Havre, thank you for your support. Havre Grateful Bread will be in business six years in May. For that I’m truly thankful that I have been able to pursue my passion for baking this long has been a blessing. The business is doing...

 
 Opinion    April 23, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Help keep MDC open

Editor: I am asking for your help in a matter of great personal concern to me. Montana Developmental Center in Boulder is on the verge of closing. Senate Bill 411 passed in the Senate and House. There are just a few more steps until it reaches the...

 
 Opinion    April 22, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Proud of Havre for its conduct on Havre Pride Day

Editor: We are thankful for all the help we had for our spring community cleanup this past Saturday. Havre Pride weekend started on Friday with a group of school kids (4- to 5-year-olds) wanting to get in to the act and help. Thanks to Jen Graham...

 

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