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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...

 

Letter to the Editor

Upon reading “We Are Not Pocahontas” in the July 10 edition of the Havre Daily News, my initial reaction was, “What a great letter to the editor.” But that would be an understatement. Suffice it to say that if all political discourse could...

 

Letters to the editor - Hope officials realize Amtrak is crucial in rural Montana

Editor, I was happy to see the front-page article “Empire Builder supporters launch new website,” about the site by Mark Meyer of Portland, Oregon, a native of Cut Bank, Montana. Seems to me many local are people don’t realize how important...

 

Letters to the Editor - Support 6-mill levy

Editor, This November, voters are going to be faced with a choice: whether or not to continue supporting a tradition that helps the students and future leaders of Montana. The 6-mill levy was first passed in 1948 and has been on a 10 — year...

 

Letter to the Editor - Join the call for a Convention of States

Editor, Despise politics? Many do, because of the obnoxious personal attacks, manipulation, and broken promises. There is a way to bypass the politicians running the show, want to know how? Join Convention of States, it’s that simple. If enough...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you to the Great Northern Fair Board

Editor, In May I attended a fair board meeting simply because I was concerned about whether our group would be able to have the cooperation of the fair board to make our 32nd Annual Bear Paw Rod Run a success. It is stressful enough to put on an...

 

Letters to the Editor - Fagg is grateful

Editor, Grateful. That is the best word to describe my run for the U.S. Senate. Grateful for the thousands of Montanans who donated to my campaign. Grateful for the people who hosted me in their homes, put up yard signs, volunteered and have...

 

Letter to the Editor - Celebrate our nation's flag on Flag Day

Editor, On Aug. 3, 1949, President Harry S. Truman singed the following into law: “The 14th day of June of each year is hereby designated as ‘Flag Day,’ and the President of the United States is authorized and requested to issue annually a...

 

Letter to the Editor - Spanish is not something new in Havre

Dear editor, It appears time has come for a little history lesson on Montana, a state whose name is rooted in the Spanish language, as its state motto: Oro y plata. When I was a child, Spanish was a prevalent language spoken on the Hi-Line,...

 

Letter to the Editor - Improve Havre, Adopt a Park!

Editor: Last summer, a discussion spread across Havre’s Facebook community regarding the issue of litter. The overwhelming majority of Havre residents are responsible citizens that pick up after themselves, but it only takes a small number of...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you for Stamp Out Hunger

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Havre Community Food Bank and the individuals we serve, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Havre Postal Workers for sponsoring the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive this past Saturday, May 12. Over 2,600...

 

Letter to the Editor - Stationed overseas, but Havre always hometown

Editor, I will take command of Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 the “Bats” at 1442 JST on Friday May 25. At the ceremony, I will thank my parents, John and Nila Compton, and all of the many former commanders, mentors, and general...

 

Letter to the Editor - Tester right on Amtrak

Editor, We are certainly pleased to see Sen. Jon Tester confront Amtrak’s front office. This nation needs and deserves better rail passenger service, not lame excuses from those that have never been active in the sector. John Licht Beaver Dam,...

 

Letter to the Editor - Comey someone to emulate

Editor: I just finished reading James Comey’s “A Higher Loyalty.” It is my latest favorite book, a very hopeful book. “A Higher Loyalty” is he memoir of an honorable man making hard choices, following his principles and learning from his...

 

Letter to the Editor - Where does Tester stand?

Editor, Several weeks ago, I called Sen. Jon Tester’s office in Great Falls with two questions.  First, I wanted to know if Sen. Tester had stood during the State of the Union address in January and at which points during that speech.  The...

 

Letter to the Editor - City needs to clean up fire department administration

Editor, As a former resident, I’ve tried to keep abreast of the local events and happenings, especially when it comes to the functioning of local government and its officials. From what I’ve seen lately, I’m disappointed in the functioning of...

 

Letter to the Editor - MSGA endorsed CSKT water compact

To the Editor: There seems to be some confusion in the PSC District 1 race regarding Montana Stockgrowers Association support of the CSKT Water Compact as it made its way through the Montana Legislature. As we all know the legislation supporting the...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you for support of Clack Museum

Editor, April 28, the Friends of the Clack Museum hosted the Third Annual Historic Tea for the purpose of raising funds for the New Havre History Center’s building projects. On behalf of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board of Hill County and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Vote for Williams in primary

Editor, In the upcoming June primary election, Montana voters have the opportunity to select Kathleen Williams, an experienced, proven candidate for our U.S. House seat. She is the only Democratic candidate with elected office experience. As an avid...

 

Letter to the Editor - Trapped by ambush in the opioid crisis

Dear editor, I don’t like traps. I don’t appreciate an ambush. Right now millions of Americans, some say up to 5 million, are trapped and being ambushed in the opioid crisis. I listened to a woman tell her story the other night. She spoke about...

 

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