Monday, September 27, 2021


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Updated 1 year, 7 months ago

Plains Community Food Bank thankful for Town Pump Foundation

The Plains Community Food Bank would like to thank the Town Pump Charitable Foundation and the Plains Town Pump ...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Thompson Falls resident shares thoughts on Covid

Masks not rated to filter particles as small as a virus are ineffective and irrelevant - useless theater.

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Plains resident says Covid is a government control mechanism

I have rarely met a bureaucrat that could understand how to pour water out of a boot, much less determine what is the best treatment for life and death.

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Not everyone thankful for firefighters' efforts

The ABSENCE of ALL late summer birds is evidence of what you all did.

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Montana Viewpoint: Politics, to listen or to lecture?

Individual politicians may have the best of motives, but the parties they belong to, no. The parties are like businesses, they want results.

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Clark Fork Valley Hospital official says Covid-19 vaccine safe

I think medicine in general struggles to explain complex subjects in a media environment where only sound-bites are heard and only a few characters on are read. Nuance and long explanation are difficult.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Montana Viewpoint: Keeping it together

A politically divided nation is easy prey to its enemies and a weak partner to its allies.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Superior Pool project remains alive and well

Our fliers showed the numerous grant applications we have submitted and a number of future grant applications.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Trout Creek resident opposes federal money

We are told they had to vote YES or lose the money.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Superior resident supports schools in battle against Covid-19

Groups of people across the U.S. are opposing any type of mask mandate proposed by schools and supported by local health departments and the CDC, based on the misinformation.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Sanders County health professionals urge citizens to get vaccinated

We are currently experiencing a resurgence of Covid-19 infections. Over the last few weeks, we have cared for an increased number of patients who are very ill with Covid-19.

Updated 1 month ago
County health board member extols virtues of vaccinations

I started this letter a few days after our July board of health meeting and am submitting it now in response to continuing concerns and questions by local citizens.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Nonpartisan solutions for wildfire prevention and forest restoration

Even if you don’t see the flames, the smoke and poor visibility is hard to ignore. Yet, ignoring the issue and letting politics get in the way of action is exactly the problem in Washington, D.C.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Montana Viewpoint: The enemy is us

The ways we are currently dealing with Covid and global warming may validate that belief sooner than later. It was once commonplace to distinguish humans from other species by saying humans were rational thinkers.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Food for Thought: Why am I so anxious?

All of us know what it is like to feel worry, nervousness, fear, and concern.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Montana Viewpoint: Rights and responsibilities

But for almost every right, there is a qualifier that is as important as the right itself.