Letters to the Editor

Business case for investing in outdoor recreation

October 16, 2018 at 3:08 pm

I love the “aaaaahh” moment — when you open the car door at the trailhead, breathe the air, hear the rustle of leaves, and step into the dappled sunlight. I’m kind of addicted. Author Florence Williams calls it a getting a “Nature Fix.”I o...

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Healthcare on the ballot – hospital shows support for I-185

October 16, 2018 at 3:07 pm

This fall, ballot initiative I-185 proposes a tobacco tax that will fully fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion program. To physicians, nurses, care coordinators, nursing home aids, and your local hospital, this means that the healthcare of 100...

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End shackling of pregnant women

October 16, 2018 at 3:08 pm

Jane Doe gave birth to her baby in a Montana hospital with her left leg shackled to her hospital bed. Even after a nurse questioned Jane’s guard about the necessity of shackling — given that Jane was immobilized with an epidural — she rema...

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Establish regulations to allow for enjoyment of fireworks

October 16, 2018 at 3:08 pm

The recent uproar over fireworks set off in celebration of a wedding has become an issue that should be addressed and resolved. To ban fireworks completely is to be swayed by the vocal minority that are upset by any display or offence to th...

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Are development standards no longer needed?

October 16, 2018 at 3:07 pm

After reading the Oct. article concerning possible mandatory inclusionary zoning, I’m left questioning the legitimacy of our development standards.It was stated in the article that “as an off-set for providing deed-restricted housing as par...

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Fern supports healthy community

October 16, 2018 at 3:08 pm

Dave Fern has represented House District 5 in the Montana State Legislature and has worked on property tax reform. Many long time residents of our valley face the prospect of being forced to leave their property because of the combination o...

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Silencing of viewpoints not proper response

October 09, 2018 at 4:29 pm

Bob Brown has honorably served the state of Montana for more than three decades as an elected public official and as a private citizen, and has earned the respect of every fair-minded Montanan. It is altogether fitting and proper for Mr. Br...

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Reject agendas spreading message of fear, hostility

October 09, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Whitefish, Montana is our home. We raise our kids here, we’re regulars at our favorite local cafes and watering holes downtown, and we know the surrounding public lands like the back of our hand. We swap stories from our latest outings: “Th...

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Ideology of divesting public lands not right fit for Whitefish

October 09, 2018 at 4:29 pm

What kind of Flathead Valley do we want to call home? In the not so distant past, we became an unwilling host to ideologies steeped in violent threats and the dogma of “The National Policy Institute.” Our community observed, scrutinized and...

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I-186 means a vote for clean water in Montana

October 09, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Currently, Montana tax payers are picking up the bill to cleanup abandoned mine sites leaking lead, arsenic, and mercury into our rivers and drinking water. We pay tens-of-millions every year to deal with the damage left by foreign and out-...

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