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Letter to the Editor - Thanks for success at Biz and Brews

Dear Editor, The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all those who participated in the new Biz and Brews event last weekend. The goal was to encourage shopping locally and it was a success! Thanks to the businesses that had drink...

 

Letter - Oppose NEPA rule change

Editor, “In the last few years, it has become increasingly clear that soon some president and some Congress must face the inevitable task of deciding whether or not the objective of a quality environment for all Americans is a top-priority...

 

Letter to the Editor: Seattle woman seeking 1938 HHS yearbook

Dear editor, I am trying to locate a yearbook from 1938 for Havre High School. It is the year my late father, Jim Leeds, graduated. My family is putting together a book of memories about him and we would love to include parts of his high school...

 

Letter to the Editor - Say no to new debt collection proposal

Editor, They told us if we got educated then we would see success in our lifetime. Yet, more than 44 million Americans have student debts that combine to total $1.5 trillion. Having to borrow money for school is stressful enough; abusive debt...

 

Letter to the Editor - The bright side of a tough day

Editor, “Havre, it’s the People” was brought to light once again this past week. Last Wednesday, Gary & Leo’s experienced an electrical fire in our refrigeration compressor building. The IGA and HealthMart crew, led by Brenda Friede,...

 

Letter to the Editor - Chinook blood drive again a success

Editor, The Chinook Community Blood Drive was another success. We collected a total of 46 pints on a goal of 40. Great job Chinook!  Each donation can save up to three lives. Because of your generosity, 126 lives will be saved. Kurtis Slaughter was...

 

Letter to the Editor - Bullock has lost touch with Montana and Montana values

Editor, What is the U.S. Climate Alliance? It is a domestic group formed specifically to undermine President Trump’s excellent decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Now, by executive order, Part-time Gov. Steve Bullock has...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you for supporting Sticker Shock

Dear Havre Community, Thank you to all our community partners who supported our Sticker Shock campaign July 2-4. If you purchased alcohol or pizza over those three days, you may have noticed a blue and white label on the box encouraging you to...

 

Letter to the Editor - Take a hike! Really!

To the Editor There are great opportunities for hiking in Beaver Creek Park and it isn’t necessarily someone trying to get rid of or punish anyone. And one doesn’t even need a trail. Beaver Creek Park has several constructed trails and with the...

 

Letter to the Editor - Join the missing types movement: Donate blood July 9 at Wallner Hall in Chinook

Editor, The letters missing here, “MERIC N RED CR SS,” may not seem like a big deal. But the letters A, B and O make up our main blood groups. For a patient in the hospital needing blood, it’s everything. Only 3 out of 100 people in the U.S....

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for Beaver Creek Park

Editor, Beaver Creek Park remains a gem in my family’s history: Last week we spent the day there, cooked by fire and had an excellent time of it all — just as I recall from 60 years ago. Kudos to Chad Edgar and his staff for all their huge...

 

Letter to the Editor - Fossil Festival planning meeting scheduled

The fifth Fossil Festival will be Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 4, 5 and 6, 2020. It will be the second hosted by Havre Public Schools Education Foundation. The weekend festival takes time and many volunteers. A meeting has been scheduled to get plans...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for helping Shriners help children

Editor, The North Central Montana Shrine Club would like to thank the public for buying the Vidalia onions to support our hospitals. We unloaded 6,000 pounds of onions and had them sold in nine days. We buy the onions from Georgia, pay for the...

 

Letter to the Editor - Need more, not fewer, after-school programs

To the editor: Too many Havre children leave school each weekday afternoon with no adult supervision awaiting them. It’s no coincidence that those afternoon hours are when children are most likely to be victims of crime and to engage in risky...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for supporting Northern, keep it up

Dear Editor, You and many of your readers probably know by now, today, Friday June 14, will be my last day as the executive director of the Montana State University-Northern Alumni Foundation. Before leaving, I wanted to thank everyone in the...

 

Letter to the Editor - Honor the flag on Flag Day

Editor, Havre Elks Lodge #1201 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks again was very proud and honored to be part of the American Legion’s Community Memorial Day Service and the Boy Scout’s Flag Retirement Ceremony, melding our Flag Day...

 

Letter to the editor - Need to fix net-metering imbalance

Dear editor, I am a NorthWestern Energy employee and also a net-metering customer of the company. I bought a home that has rooftop solar installed. I am very interested in the proposal for a new customer class made by my employer to the Montana...

 

Letter to the Editor - Come to library Blast Off carnival

Editor, We at the Havre-Hill County Library invite and encourage everyone to participate in this year’s Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories. We are getting things started Wednesday, June 12, with a Blast off Carnival in the library...

 

Letter to the Editor - Continue fight for Amtrak and four-lane Highway 2

Editor, Yes! Bob Sivertsen, please continue to fight for Amtrak and the four-lane highway. I care! Come on, Hill County, Havre and the Hi-Line towns of north-central Montana. Raise your voices loud and clear to be heard that we do need Amtrak. Call...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you for my birthday celebration

Editor, Thank you to my nieces Lila Redding, Karen Cahill, Kristie Rhodes and Kellie Cahill hosting a 90th birthday celebration in my home. All of the birthday cards, flowers and friends who came are sincerely appreciated. Evelyn Wanke...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for helping the mission of ODAMP

Dear Editor, I appreciate you giving me the opportunity to write a few words to express my gratitude to all those who in one way or another supported the mission of the Montana State University-Northern Office of Diversity Awareness and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thank you

Editor, On Saturday, May 11, the Friends of the Clack Museum hosted the Fourth Annual Historic Tea — “Family Legacies.” The funds raised were donated to the New Havre History Center’s building projects. On behalf of the H. Earl Clack...

 

Letter to the Editor - Thanks for special graduation ceremony

Editor, When my son, Drew, began his senior year out at Havre High, I always knew he would not be able to participate in the actual graduation ceremony with his classmates because of his autism. I got him a cap and gown hoping that he could somehow...

 

Letter to the Editor - It's our park, get involved!

Editor, Grazing and haying are commercial uses in our Beaver Creek Park that have substantial impacts on the economic and ecological circumstances of the park and should be of interest and concern to the citizens of Hill County that own the park. A...

 

Letter to the Editor - SB 239 is bad policy

Editor There’s been a recent push in the editorial pages urging the governor to sign Senate Bill 239, which would grant a tax holiday to companies who provide internet service. As a legislator, I opposed this bill because the industry consistently...

 

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