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Letter to the Editor - Keep rules on stopping predatory lending

Editor, Whenever people complain about politics, I want to ask them “When was the last time you directly tried to change things?” American democracy, after all, depends on citizens getting involved and letting their leaders know what they want....

 

Letter to the Editor - Cottonwood schools hoping to count on 'yes' votes

Editor, Due to decreasing enrollment the Cottonwood School District’s contribution received from federal and state funds will be reduced again for the coming school year. In order to remain open, the school must run a general levy to raise $30,000...

 

Letter to the Editor - Legislature, Bullock should reject SB 331

An open letter to Montana state legislators and Gov. Bullock: As former and current Montana Public Service commissioners, we represented Montanans across this great state in balancing the needs of utilities with the needs of consumers. We took our...

 

Letter to the Editor - Upset about actions in Congress

Editor, I am upset by the cruelty of those in Congress who would allow a born-alive baby to die. But also by those who promise us a “fantastic” health care plan that we will have to wait 20 or more months to see. I would like to suggest they...

 

Letter to the Editor - HHS 'Little Mermaid' worthy of Broadway

Editor, Wow — wow — wow to the Havre High students and directors for the presentation of “Little Mermaid,”  it was excellent in every aspect — music exceptional as was the acting and singing. Try going on Broadway!  A full house every...

 

Letter to the Editor - Remembering a special coach

Dear Editor, First I would like to congratulate this year’s Havre High School Girls Basketball State Champions! Havre has a strong tradition of excellence in sports and I’m proud to be part of the state championship legacy. But part of the Havre...

 

Letter to the Editor - What comes around goes around

Editor, To the person, out at Walmart, who picked up an envelope full of cash: it belonged to an elderly lady on disability. You should have turned it in. You should be ashamed of yourself. What comes around goes around. Susie Webb...

 

Letter to the Editor - Appalled by Tester's vote

An open letter to Sen. Tester: I am appalled and deeply disappointed to learn of your vote against a bill that would provide life-giving care to survivors of abortion. If one were to consider the reality of a newborn left to die — regardless how...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for the success of the library reading program

Editor, The winter reading series at the Havre-Hill County Library was themed with the fascinating subject of birds. Rachel Rawn, library director, planned the theme and organized the books and speakers. The Friends of the Havre-Hill County Library,...

 

Letter to the Editor - Support Montana Energy Security Act

Editor, We have the chance in Montana to take some control over the future of our electricity costs. The Colstrip power plants have been a reliable source of electricity for our state for decades, and Units 3 & 4 can continue to provide affordable...

 

Letter to the Editor - Are tax cuts making America great?

Dear editor, I would like to thank all the Republican senators and representatives, Gianforte, Daines, Paul Ryan and Donald Trump for the tremendous tax cuts that affected all the middle class and especially the retired people. We had the same...

 

Letter to the Editor - North Carolina students seeks help learining about Montana

Dear people of the great state of Montana, Hello! I am a fourth-grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we research a state for our state fair, and I have chosen your state! Now I am very excited to learn more about the great state of...

 

Letter to the Editor - Habitat Montana under attack in Legislature

Editor, Montana’s 30-year-old conservation program, Habitat Montana, is currently under attack — again. Last year, landowners and sportsmen saw the dark side of politics with a disappointing show of power from Commissioner Matt Rosendale, Superin...

 

Letter to the Editor - Examples of senior citizen abuse at Rocky Boy

Editor, I am writing a letter to the editor expressing my grief over two cases of senior citizen abuses by the tribal entities here in Rocky Boy. It should be three, but I did receive one tiny load of wood that lasted two days. A disgruntled roads...

 

Letter to the Editor - Fight to get Amtrak back on track

Hello rail fans, I have some great news! On Feb. 15, the transportation budget was passed into law. It states, “the conferees direct Amtrak to provide a station agent in each Amtrak station that had a ticket agent position eliminated in fiscal...

 

Letter to the Editor - WIFE ending art of farming contest

Editor, Montana WIFE, Women Involved in Farm Economics, has been celebrating National Agriculture Week by inviting Montana’s school children to express their ideas on farm life by participating in the “Art of Farming” contest and sending their...

 

Letter to the Editor - President's budget cuts afterschool program

To the Editor: Some 6,500 children in Montana would lose their afterschool program, if the budget proposal from the president sent to Congress on Monday makes it into law. Despite years of research proving that afterschool and summer-learning...

 

Letter to the Editor - Please tell me why you love Montana

Dear Editor, How are you up there in Montana?  I am Ellie and my classmates and I are reading The Watsons Go to Birmingham.  I’m in 7th Grade doing my letter to the editor project and I chose the state of Montana.  (Just so you know I’m the...

 

Letter to the Editor: Judge Barger gives the green light for Hill County Electric to destroy your property

Dear editor, Everyone remembers the big winter storm that swept across north-central Montana in 2017. Like everyone else, my residence was without power for days and my driveway was drifted in within minutes of plowing. I, however, incurred property...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks to angels helping in cold, snowy February

Editor, Have you seen any “angels” fluttering around your home this frosty, snowy, cold February? I have many times! The small city of Kremlin, though small, has many people plowing, shoveling, grading and clearing our streets and driveways....

 

Letter to the Editor - Please help with information about the great state of Montana

Dear people of the great state of Montana, Hello! I am a third-grade student in northern Virginia. In third grade, we do state projects, and I have chosen your state. I am very excited to learn more about the great state of Montana as I work on my...

 

Letter to the Editor - Don't let Amtrak dodge the ticket agent issue

Editor, I am writing a response to the March 1 article by Derek Hann regarding Havre and Shelby hoping to get the Amtrak station agents back. As Amtrak’s management has, most particularly over the past year, been especially unsupportive of the nati...

 

Letter to the Editor - More bipartisan, common-sense solutions needed for environment

Dear editor, Both of Montana’s senators, Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. Steve Daines, promoted and voted for the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Rep. Greg Gianforte praised this public lands package and called for...

 

Letter to the Editor - Montana should end auto insurance 'price optimization'

Editor, To drive in Montana we need auto insurance. But insurance companies want to use complicated algorithms called “price optimization” to charge us more based on how we shop, our personal characteristics, and other online behaviors, even if o...

 

Letter to the Editor - Support HB 192 to prevent revenge porn

Dear editor, It’s frustrating to hear statistics like: 1 in 50 people will be victims of revenge porn within the general public and now suffer mental health implications. Of these people, many are also often ashamed or scared to come forward....

 

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