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Letter to the Editor - Choices should be governed by more than the economy

Editor, “It’s the economy, stupid,” was once a campaign motto. Likewise in this election it’s no surprise the current ruling politicos claim credit for a thriving economy. I believe any economy-related credit or blame we ascribe is...

 

Letter to the Editor - Research the issues and vote

Dear Editor, I am fed up with my telephone, television, radio, computer and mailbox pushing simplified, limited political messages at me. I am asked to donate to candidates, sign petitions, listen to slanted poll questions and attend rallies....

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for helping Blessed to Bless NOW help people in need

Editor, We made it! Generous people donated to Blessed to Bless NOW in excess of the matching money challenge! We want to thank the many people from the Hi-Line for their donations. We received donations from as far east and west as Fargo and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you Havre community for Festival Days success

Dear Havre Daily News Editor, Thank you to the Havre community for putting on such a great Festival Days weekend. There are so many people that put so much time and effort into the event that I am hard pressed to thank everyone and not forget...

 

Letter to the Editor - Tell senators to oppose Kavanaugh

Editor, Just two days after my son was born, we found out that he had a potentially fatal heart defect. At 4-months-old we took him to have a procedure done on one of the valves on his heart. The valve will have to be replaced again, eventually....

 

Letter to the Editor - Don't let Kavanaugh dismantle Affordable Care Act

Editor, As a mother of two children with autism, I know the fear of not being able to afford to keep my family covered with health insurance to keep them healthy. We all need to realize, we are one stroke, one heart attack, one car wreck, one birth...

 

Letter to the Editor - Bamboozled? Vote no on I-186

Editor, The word “bamboozled” isn’t one we use often nor understand anymore. However, if I-186 passes we’ll get a darn good reminder of its proper use. Bamboozled means the use of a ploy, ruse or scheme to achieve a specific goal. An example...

 

Letter to the Editor - Remembering the Burnham School

Editor, I enjoyed your article about the renewed interest in Burnham School on the Fresno Road west of Havre. The old school when it closed consisted not only of the stately school building itself but also a tool/wood/coal shed and a four-horse...

 

Letter to the Editor - Fort Belknap holding events for Native America Week

Editor, Native American Week is coming soon — Sept. 24–28. The local schools of Hays-Lodge Pole, Dodson and Harlem are working together to create an amazing week of activities that has never been done before. Our Native culture and heritage is...

 

Letter to the Editor - Butte deserves EPA support - but Broadus and Browning do, too

Editor, Just days after EPA acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited Superfund sites in Butte and Anaconda, he announced a plan to weaken common-sense health protections that limit harmful pollution from oil and gas drilling. Montana has more...

 

Letter to the Editor - Blessed to Bless accepting donations from people who want to donate

Dear Editor, I would like to clear up a misconception regarding the nonprofit Blessed to Bless NOW. As the name implies, Blessed to Bless NOW is about people who feel blessed, or grateful, who want to bless others and get a tax-deduction/write-off...

 

Letter to the Editor - Be careful what you wish for on public lands

Editor, Be careful what you ask for: The stated agenda of Montana Republicans is to transfer federal lands to the state of Montana. (Individual GOP candidates may now deny this but it is in writing). A lot of people are concerned about this, not just...

 

Letter to the Editor - Federal agencies ensuring pollution

Dear editor, It has come to my attention that Ryan Zinke, Andrew Wheeler, and their federal agencies are helping ensure that the oil and gas industry can continue to carelessly leak millions of tons of methane pollution and chemicals into our air. We...

 

Letter to the Editor - Congress needs to protect SNAP

Editor, As the Montana Association of Christians, we advocate for a more compassionate and just world that recognizes the inherent dignity of each person, regardless of economic status. Jesus both models feeding the hungry and teaches that when we fe...

 

Letters to the Editor - Thanks for support of school drive

Editor, I’m writing to express my sincere gratitude for all of those who supported the Edward Jones Inaugural School Supply Drive.  Special thanks to Havre Daily News and New Media Broadcasters for help in spreading the word. The commitment and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Kraninger against important basic protections

Editor, Who is Kathy Kraninger? Well if you’ve ever had anyone in your family conned by a payday lender, you should know. The Senate could confirm Ms. Kraninger soon to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and she seems ready to try to...

 

Letter to the Editor - Another fun, exciting Festival Days on the way

Dear editor, In a few weeks, 2018’s Festival Days will be here, and early information indicates another fun, exciting and excellently planned weekend will occur. I tip my old baseball cap to Jody and Julea at the Chamber office for their work and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks, Kmart and Herberger's

Editor, Many thanks to the Herberger’s and Kmart stores for bringing to the Hi-Line and Canada many years of shopping. You will be missed. The empty stores will bring sadness to many faithful shoppers. Sincerely, Carol Heggen Kr...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you Tester for standing up to Wall Street

Editor, Last month, Sen. Jon Tester asked Kathy Kraninger tough but fair questions to see if she would fulfill the Consumer Bureau’s mandate and protect consumers in our state. Ms. Kraninger’s answers showed that she will continue the current...

 

Letters to the Editor - Protect the well-being of Montanans

Editor, Montana has a history of providing our families access to quality health care. Through responsible policy decisions and solution-oriented problem solving, our leaders have found opportunities to ensure that people in all 56 counties have the...

 

Letters to the Editor - Thank you for a successful sobriety walk

Editor, Thank you, everyone at Rocky Boy who made this year’s Walk for Sobriety a most memorable event for me and my two youngest grandsons. The more than 500 other participants in the 3-mile trek from the Agency to the Powwow Grounds, the dozens...

 

Letter to the Editor - Time to talk about suicide and agriculture

Editor, It’s time we talk about one of the most serious issues in rural America, mental health.  More specifically, we need to talk about agriculture and suicide. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control shows that there has been a 25...

 

Letter to the Editor - Trump not first president to regain Korean War remains

Editor: I would like to offer a rebuttal to Terry Giles letter about Korean War Veteran remains. According to an article on the AARP website, over 600 Korean War Veteran remains have been returned since the 1990s under a program initiated under the...

 

Letter to the editor - Support the Affordable Care Act

Editor, Before Montana’s Medicaid, my dad lived without health insurance. I grew up watching him be unable to take or even get his medications because we couldn’t afford them. Sometimes he would write letters to the prescription companies, and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you, President Donald Trump

Editor, This is an open thank-you letter to President Donald J. Trump for being instrumental in bringing home the first 55 U.S. veterans’ remains from the Korean War. I pray that all others in North Korea will be ultimately returned. As a retired...

 

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