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Letter to the Editor - Follow the golden rule - mask up

Editor, I got my first car with seat belts when my child was 2. It took at least three stops on the 20 minutes to town to put him back in them. I realized how worth it this training was when I hit a patch of black ice and ended up... — Updated 12/28/2020


Letter to the Editor - Thanks for work with Toys for Tots

As 2020 comes to a close, I’d like to reflect on the generosity of the Havre community. This year was the third Toys for Tots Campaign for the Havre area. We served 80 children this year; a 10 percent increase from 2019. Given al... — Updated 12/24/2020


Letter to the Editor - Recycling still is happening

Editor, Recycling seems to be a never-ending roller coaster that we ride on. The commodity market downturn in recent years prompted changes in what we can recycle here. The endpoint recyclers sort of exist in limbo, in that sweet s... — Updated 12/21/2020


Letter to the Editor - Thanks to all in Super Certificate Giveaway

Editor, A heartfelt thank-you to all the businesses that donated to the Super Certificate Giveaway held Dec 5. Tire-Rama, Lewis Heating and A/C, Big Sky Images and Collectibles LLC, Cavaliers Clothing, Bing ‘N’ Bob’s,... — Updated 12/21/2020


Letter to the Editor - Leave it to the cowboys to show how the country can be

Editor, In a time when our country is more divided than ever, leave it up to the NFR to get it right. For the last 10 days on the Cowboy Channel and the RFD Channel, this country witnessed the most patriotic, God-loving,... — Updated 12/16/2020


Letter to the Editor - Spanish no stranger to Montana

Dear Editor, Both a former Hi-Liner having grown up in Saco and a professor of Spanish, I am moved to respond to a New York Times article, “Border Agency Settles with Americans Detained for Speaking Spanish,” Nov. 27, 2020... — Updated 12/9/2020


Letter to the Editor - Havre Public Schools Education Foundation thanks district for work on COVID

Dear Havre, public schools administration, teachers, staff, parents and students Happy holiday’s from the Havre Public Schools Education Foundation! We know 2020 has been a challenging year and we hope that your holiday season... — Updated 12/8/2020


Letter to the Editor - Havre Has It - Feed My Feep Soup Kichen

Editor, I started volunteering Thursdays in February 2020 and was amazed the service the Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen provided to a lot of people. Then, in March, the pandemic hit, the dine-in quit, but people still needed a meal so... — Updated 12/8/2020


Letter to the Editor - World needs a People's Vaccine

Dear Editor: A safe, effective and accessible COVID-19 vaccine can help bring an end to today’s economic and health crisis — so our families are safe, so we can get back to work and live our lives again. But only if everyone... — Updated 12/4/2020


Letter to the editor - Keep documentation on charitable donations

Editor, As we approach the end of 2020 you may be thinking about donating to one of Montana’s charities. Your donation helps these organizations provide critical services and this year many need your help. In addition to helping... — Updated 12/3/2020


Letter to the editor - Time we will never get back at Northern Montana Care Center

Editor, We’ve seen letters from parents advocating the school district to go back to in-school learning. They’ve expressed how their kids are suffering from the lack of social contact with teachers and friends. These parents... — Updated 12/3/2020


Letter to the Editor - No constitutional right to cause harm

Editor, As a well-known constitutional conservative and private property rights proponent, some may be surprised to find that I take exception and disagree with the four obstructionist members of the Flathead County Health Board... — Updated 12/2/2020


Letter to the Editor - Thanks to Thanksgiving volunteers and stay safe

Editor, I would like to say a great big “Thank you” to all of the volunteers in the past who have helped people in Havre on Thanksgiving. This year, the dinner had to be canceled because of COVID. I’m pleased that the... — Updated 11/25/2020


Letter to the Editor - COVID wave demands new thinking

Editor, This year has been different in so many ways, however one way it will remain the same is that flu season is coming. Montana physicians and the Montana Medical Association see this flu season likely to place an... — Updated 11/24/2020


Letter to the Editor - This letter is directed to the Board of Trustees of Havre Public Schools.

My son and others need to get back to school. They have already lost more days than I would care to think about that can never be made up. I know my son will graduate just fine. In fact, my belief is that every student in the HPS... — Updated 11/23/2020


Letter to the Editor - We used to be better than this

Editor, There is an old cabinet in our shop building with the letters “VA DAY” on the front. It’s a reminder of a time when Americans came together and made personal sacrifices for their country. Many joined the military,... — Updated 11/20/2020


Letter to the Editor - Protecting the planet is everyone's job

Dear Editor,  There is no question that the health of humanity is inextricably tied to the health of nature. As explorers, we have witnessed the wonder of our world’s biodiversity firsthand. However, we have also seen the... — Updated 11/18/2020


Letter to the Editor - Thanks for plowing

Editor, Thank you, city plows for plowing my street … 10th Street West. Dona Woods Havre... — Updated 11/11/2020


Letter to the Editor - Hunter's orange and masks

Editor, Why is it that many of the same people who refuse to wear masks in relation to COVID-19 will wear the state-mandated amount of orange during hunting season? Does being forced to wear orange not “infringe” upon their... — Updated 10/26/2020


Happy retirement Jack Trethewey

Dear Editor, The fires were hot down Yellowstone way “We’re headed North” is all Janet did say. So off to Havre where the wind does blow Jack agreed to follow and go. For three long years he played the game Until an opening... — Updated 10/24/2020


Mask up for life

Dear Editor, “Wash your hands.” “Wear a mask.” Words that will ring in my ears until this dreaded virus is stopped forever. Until we abide by these regulations, we not live to see what happens. We use seat belts, buy... — Updated 10/20/2020


Do not deface the flag

Dear Editor, Recently I have observed a troubling trend regarding the inappropriate use of the flag of these United States of America. Two examples of which are: defacing the American flag with the name of a person and replacing... — Updated 10/20/2020


Letter to the Editor - An open letter to my Havre High School Shakespeare teacher

To Mr. Jay Pyette, It’s been a long time. I haven’t seen you since I went slinking out of your Shakespeare class with, what was it, a D-minus, I believe? Not my proudest academic achievement, but I thank you for not failing me... — Updated 10/14/2020


Letter to the Editor - Thanks to all helping and caring

Dear editor, It’s been a while since I’ve your “letter” section utilized to offer grateful reminders to all those deserving people in our community as we continue facing the onslaught of COVID-19. I realize social media all... — Updated 10/9/2020


Letter to the Editor - Help us get counted

Editor, I am writing to remind the Havre community of the importance of the 2020 Census, with the hope that those of you who have not yet completed the Census may learn of its significance, especially in our rural communities.... — Updated 9/25/2020


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