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Letter to the Editor - Speak only Spanish in Havre

Editor, To all the Spanish-peaking citizens of Havre and to those visiting this hamlet: Speak only Spanish! It’s your right! Has your Border Patrol agent ever been out of the county? I suggest we all take Spanish lessons, it’s a beautiful...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for supporting Chamber activities

Dear Editor, The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce had two events in January that were greatly supported by the community and that need thank-yous extended on our behalf. The 110th Annual Meeting and Luncheon was held at the Olympic Room of the Duck...

 

Letter to the Editor - Time to see truth at the meat counter

To the editor: Where’s the beef … from? No one wants to be misled, but it is happening every day at your meat counter. “Product of USA” is now gracing your beef and pork labels, even though your beef and pork are quite possibly not from an...

 

Letter to the Editory - Remembering a friend

Editor, I always thought I was very lucky anytime I was around Roger Martens. I felt that he was amazingly cool and a wonderful presence. I never saw him when he wasn’t in a good mood. Also, I always thought Roger was the coolest looking guy I...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for help on Native American Classic

The organizers of the Native American Classic from Rocky Boy and Box Elder Schools would like to thank Jody Olson, executive director of the Havre Chamber of Commerce, Gary and Leo’s Fresh Foods, Taco John’s, Pepsi and especially the Tourism...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you for judge application process

Dear Editor I want to sincerely thank everyone who was a part of the city judge selection process. I worked very hard to prepare for the City Council meeting that was held on the evening of Tuesday January 22nd. I appreciate the support from the comm...

 

Letter to the Editor - A new name for Sen. Sales for his wall bid

From 1953 until 1966 there was a children’s television show hosted by a comedian who went by the stage name “Soupy Sales.” In 1965, upset at having to work on New Year’s Day, Sales ended his live broadcast by directing his viewers to tiptoe... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks, Chinook, for beating blood drive goal

Hey, Chinook, we did it!  Each donation can save up to three lives. Because of your generosity, 126 lives will be saved. There were 48 individuals who showed up to donate at the blood drive Tuesday, Jan. 8. There were two deferrals, making our...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for cleaning trees on Fifth Ave.

I would like to publicly express my thanks to the Montana Department of Transportation crew that has been working to clean up the trees on Fifth Avenue. They removed two old, half-dead unsightly trees on the boulevard near my house. These trees were...

 

Letter to the Editor - Beavers in Beaver Creek Park – Enemy or ally?

It depends on who you ask. Are beavers a nuisance or an invaluable Mother Nature-provided stream ecosystem engineer? Like many things in our biological world, both attitudes are partly right and partly not right. Beavers cut down trees, flood areas,...

 

Letter to the Editor - A change is needed in the House

Thank God a group of Republican legislators have taken the initiative to rid Montana House of Representatives of a 30-year supermajority experiment that has contributed to hyper-partisanship disdained by most of Montana’s citizens. The Montana...

 

Letter to the Editor - Tree topping not acceptable

Editor, Tree topping, or removing a major part of a large tree’s crown by cutting branches to stubs or to the trunk — see photo on the front page of the Havre Daily News 12-20 paper — is never an acceptable part of proper tree maintenance. If...

 

Letter to the Editor - A letter to U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont.

Arthur Eugene Beckes sent a letter to Sen. Steve Daines Dec. 21 and allowed the Havre Daily News to reprint it here Sen. Daines, The Trump administration has lost Jim Mattis, a reasonable man in a post that absolutely requires reason. If this...

 

Letter to the Editor - Sunnyside trade fair a success

Editor, Wooden signs, hand-crafted ornaments, homemade dog treats and welded metal work awaited lucky buyers Dec. 13 at the Sunnyside Intermediate School trade fair. Thanks to the community’s stunning generosity, those items and much more — all...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for letting me serve as judge

Editor, It is with much gratitude to the citizens of Havre, who gave me my opportunity to serve our city as their judge, that I announce my resignation from office. My last day as Have City Judge will be Jan. 21. I am leaving municipal service to...

 

Letter to the Editor - Library hayrides ready to roll

Editor, It’s that time of year again! Your Havre-Hill County Library will be hosting their annual Holiday Hayride Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Join us for an afternoon that will be sure to get you and your whole family into the Christmas spirit....

 

Letter to the Editor - Martin family hosts Christmas Cap and Glove drive

The Martin Family of Hays, along with our employees at Martin’s Grocery, are all sponsoring a Christmas a Cap and Glove drive for all ages. Our winters can get pretty harsh out here, and we see so many people going without, so we decided we would...

 

Letter to the Editor - Nominations for Elliott Award sought

Editor, The Blue Pony Booster Club is in need of nominations for the Dr. Jim Elliott Memorial Award. Dr. Elliott’s family gave the first award in 2001 and purchased a plaque that hangs in a trophy case at the Havre High School’s west foyer with t...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you, Northern Montana Hospital special care section

Editor, A short time ago we experienced the death of a family loved one. The last few days of his life were spent in the comfort care section of Northern Montana Hospital. This was a very difficult time that was made bearable by the exceptionally...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you for your love and care at our celebration of life

Editor, It was wonderful to see all the friends who came to the celebration of life of Ruth Ervin. Your support and love was outstanding and heartfelt. Thank you, Eagles Club and your staff. You made a hard situation successful. And the Hi-Line...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks to all for helping when needed

Ediitor, We would like to thank the wonderful mall employees and the very kind couple that helped my husband when he needed medical assistance at Holiday Village Mall on Monday. Also the EMTs and ER staff were so kind, knowledgeable and efficient....

 

Letter to the Editor - Come join the fellowship of the Community Thanksgiving Dinner next year

Dear Editor, For decades in Havre a team of people organize a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, this past Thursday was no exception. Our current mission statement is like the first celebrated Thanksgiving in 1621, that meal 397 years ago was arranged...

 

Letter to the Editor - People lighting candles worldwide Dec. 9 in remembrance

To all bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings, and those who support them, The North Central Montana Compassionate Friends, along with the National Compassionate Friends, is participating in the 22nd annual World Wide Candle Lighting in remembrance...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thirty-seven-years-old and going strong

I’ve surpassed 25 consecutive years of joining as many as 800 of my closest friends in savoring the turkey and all the fixins during the annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner, first in St. Jude’s Social Hall and then in the Parish Center. I...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks to Zinke on Badger-Two medicine

Dear Editor: The Badger Two-Medicine on the Rocky Mountain Front is a sacred area for the Blackfeet Tribe and one of Montana’s most spectacular landscapes This week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke took an important step forward in protecting this...

 

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