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Havre to celebrate Earth Day, Dow dissents

Havre will officially recognize April 22 as Earth Day despite protestations from Councilman Rick Dow that the founders of the program are radical environmentalists who worship the earth instead of God.

Dow said at Monday night's City Council meeting that it was inappropriate for the city to issue a proclamation honoring Earth Day when it had not issued a proclamation honoring Easter Sunday.

"This seems like a violation of church and state," Dow said of the Earth Day proclamation that was presented by Mayor Tim Solomon.

Solomon said he presented the proclamation at the request of Recycle Hi-...

 

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