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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...

 

Letter to the Editor - Cook best choice for PSC

The choice is clear in my mind between Randy Pinocci and Rob Cook  for PSC as I have dealt with both men in the House Fish, Wildlife and Parks legislative committee.  Mr. Pinocci asked me to help gather information in the surrounding states...

 

Letter to the Editor - Russ Tempel brings experience to SD14

Editor, In my eight years in the State Senate, one thing became abundantly clear. With the current short term limits on Legislators, a candidate’s level of experience has become extremely important. When Russ Tempel was appointed two years ago...

 

Letter to the Editor - Pinocci is the best choice for PSC

So often we voice our opinions expressing how imperative it is to elect good people into office. We talk about the presidency, we talk about our national senate and congress, we even talk about electing people with integrity to our state...

 

Letter to the Editor - They live in our House and our country

Editor, I have no trepidation in writing this letter to vent a few things that are very unnerving to me in Washington, D.C., specifically, the incidents that continue to proceed every day with President Trump and the many agencies that deal with our...

 

Letter to the Editor - Fight losing Amtrak ticket office with a vengeance

Dear Editor: I am writing from Vermont but subscribe to a news service carrying Amtrak news, therefore have read the article in your paper about the pending ticlet office closure. I am also a member of the National Association of Railroad...

 

Letter to the Editor - Stop radioactive dumping in Montana

Dear Editor: “Obfuscation” – to make obscure or unintelligible.   Gov. Steve Bullock and his party have been considered very environmentally conscious, but it seems they are forging a new direction. North Dakota is not currently allowing the...

 

Letter to the Editor - Assault rifles should be illegal

Editor, I am a 10-year-old fourth-grader. For the last year I have been learning how to target shoot with my gun. I have a .22 short rifle that is pink. My dad bought the rifle for me. I have been learning how to be safe with my gun. My dad has been...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for support and interest in Alzheimer's awareness

Editor, I’m writing to express my sincere appreciation for the support and interest in our local Alzheimer’s Awareness Event that took place on Feb. 12th.  Based on attendance, it is evident that Havre cares as much as I do about the affects...

 

Letter to the Editor - Kathleen Williams has our backs

Editor, I write in support of my legislator, Kathleen Williams as our next congresswoman. Kathleen is a leader, one who understands the need to compromise for the common good. Kathleen has proven leadership, an understanding of the legislative...

 

Letter to the Editor - Awesome winter

Editor, What an awesome winter! I love the snow, the way it covers everything and makes it white and clean looking. I love to ice fish and just be out and enjoy life. I especially enjoy being out with the wife and doing it together. However, there ha...

 

Letter to the Editor - Working in Helena with past Havre administrators

Editor, This past week put me in Helena for an Education Interim meeting. At the meeting was two past administrators of the Havre school system, now executive director of the School Administrators of Montana Kirk Miller and Dennis Parman, now...

 

Letter to the Editor - North Central Montana Pheasants Forever benefits conservation

Editor, The North Central Montana chapter of Pheasants Forever has been a hub of conservation along the Hi-Line for over 30 years. Thanks to generous support from local communities and hunters, the chapter has funded many projects to benefit...

 

Letter to the Editor - Blue Pony girls a star in a long winters night

Editor, In early December, my wife and I decided to go to the first game of the season for the Havre High School basketball team. We had such a good time, we went back the next night to watch them play again. After the second game we were hooked. We...

 

Letter to the Editor - Montana needs access to high-speed internet

Editor, According to the Federal Communications Commission’s 2016 Broadband Progress Report, 39 percent of rural Americans, roughly 23 million people, do not have access to high-speed internet. Whether it’s a student taking a class via...

 

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