Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Letters to the Editor

Want to read a letter to the editor of Clark Fork Valley Press or Mineral Independent? See below to view their letters.

Updated 10 months, 4 weeks ago

Governor-appointed board caters to a foreign mining company

When a Canadian mining company successfully lobbied a Montana board appointed by Gov. Greg Gianforte to let them a…

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
A rube arrives in Trout Creek

I had been eyeballing a piece of property in Trout Creek for about a year. It was cheap enough, I had the money, why not? So, I bought it.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Clean School Bus Program will reduce emissions

Thank you, Sen. Jon Tester, for helping secure funds to purchase 41 clean school buses for Montana’s rural public schools.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Montana legislative redistricting

This past year, Montana legislative district boundaries were changed by the Montana Redistricting Commission.

Updated 2 months ago
A way to address high property taxes

I just read the editorial “Lets end the property tax blame game” by Kendall Cotton in which he begins by blaming local governments for property tax increases, echoing Gov. Greg Gianforte’s attack on greedy county g…

Updated 2 months ago
The 12 days of Christmas, legislative edition

We’re all familiar with the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” In recognition of the holiday season, I’d like to share some of the good work your state lawmakers accomplished in the legislative session…

Updated 2 months ago
Columbia River settlement threatens Montana's economic stability

At the Montana Chamber of Commerce, we are deeply concerned by recent developments in federal energy policies that threaten our state’s power supply and economic vitality.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Seeking positive change

It is the epitome of irony that there are people more offended and outraged by certain behavior being exposed, than I am as a target of that bad behavior.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Choose to believe

Choose to believe

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Commissioner regrets text message

I recently sent a text I deeply regret.

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
A productive legislative session for hunters and landowners

Hunting season has arrived! As hunters flock to the hills in pursuit of Montana’s treasured big game species, we want to take a moment to acknowledge the good work that was done in this spring’s legislative session…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Ensure food security for our community

We want to thank all of our food bank supporters past and present. Your assistance keeps our doors open and our shelves stocked.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Zinke's fight against drugs

Zinke's fight against drugs

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
The first two amendments the most important

The first two amendments to our Constitution are by far the most important. Here is why.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
FWP deserves accolades for deer license reduction

Recently, Montana’s Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks recently announced they were reducing hunting licenses for mule deer in a large swath of Central and Eastern Montana.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Montana GOP grew government, raised taxes

Less government and lower taxes. You hear that political slogan from Republican candidates early and often while they are campaigning.