Letters to the Editor

Political practices, foxes and the budget

February 21, 2017 at 2:49 pm

Last week, the Montana House passed a bill to decommission the Commissioner of Political Practices. The Office of Political Practices is an independent entity charged with the oversight of our campaign laws in all Montana elections. Montana...

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Bill update near the Legislature midpoint

February 21, 2017 at 2:50 pm

The 65th Montana Legislative Assembly finished its seventh week. Transmittal date is set for March 1. That is when general bills are transmitted to the other chamber. It marks the midpoint of the legislative session.The following are some b...

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Drawn to tragedy in art

February 21, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Ever since I was little, I have always been amazed by tragedy in art. Unlike many of my friends whose favorite movies or songs were filled with action, fun, and excitement — I gravitated to the sad songs or the movies that ended in a sorrow...

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WTC says thanks

February 15, 2017 at 8:49 am

The Whitefish Theatre Company would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Flathead Electric’s Roundup for Safety program. This past month, WTC received a grant from the Roundup for Safety program that provided partial funds to replace our...

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Healthcare needs overhaul, not ACA

February 15, 2017 at 8:49 am

I read with great interest Dr. Jason Cohen’s recent letter to the editor: “Discussion Points of the Future of the Affordable Care Act.” One of the most damaging forces in the universe is the illusion that expensive things can be had if we j...

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Stand up to intimidation

February 15, 2017 at 8:49 am

Although three million more people voted for Hillary Clinton than for Donald Trump, the fact remains that approximately 62 million people voted for a person they would not put on a local school board or invite into their home. A man who has...

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Heart health and how heart attacks affect women differently

February 15, 2017 at 8:50 am

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, one in four deaths are caused by heart disease. It’s important to recognize that heart disease is preventable for those who take charge of their...

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Update on bills of interest in Legislature

February 15, 2017 at 8:49 am

The 65th Montana Legislature finished its fifth week on Feb. 3. Some bills of interest to the Flathead Valley are Senate Bill 96, Senate Bill 129, and House Bill 191. SB 96 is titled “An Act Establishing the Montana Right to Shop Act.” It r...

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Supports Quist for Congress

January 31, 2017 at 4:12 pm

I am writing in support of Rob Quist’s candidacy for Montana’s lone congressional seat. It is said that the House of Representatives is the people’s chamber and it is easy to see that Rob Quist represents what the people of Montana love and...

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Bills of interest for Flathead Valley

January 31, 2017 at 4:12 pm

The 65th session of the Montana Legislature has finished its third week. Bill drafts on various legislation are being completed and assigned to committees for public hearings. These hearings are open to the public for their input. If an ind...

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