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To hell with conformity

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is "not about freedom or personal choice," President Joe Biden said during a Sept. 9 speech about the pandemic. During the prepared remarks, Biden announced Draconian... Full story

 

Remember 9-11

We must remember that there are many who were not here 20-years-ago when the terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers and Pentagon, and almost hit the U.S. Capitol. The horrors of that day must... Full story

 

OP-ED: Biden's Vaccine Mandate Isn't About COVID-19

"We've been patient, but our patience is wearing thin," US President Joe Biden said on Sept. 9 as he announced his plan to require more than 80 million private sector American workers to consent... Full story

 

OP-ED: What the pandemic taught us about crisis preparedness

The pandemic has shown Montanans the critical importance that small business plays in both our local and national economies. It was critical for entrepreneurs to immediately change their business... Full story

 
 By Pete Geddes    Opinion    September 15, 2021 

OP-ED: Why American Prairie's plans are good for Montana

Lately, deliberate misrepresentations have been circulating regarding American Prairie’s proposal to graze bison on six federal allotments in Phillips County. While most Montanan’s who have commented thus far clearly welcome our proposal, some... Full story

 

What Shall We do to Inherit Eternal Life?

"So which of these three do you think was neighbor to him who fell among thieves?" Luke 10:36 Who is our neighbor? Is this a question we ever ask ourselves? There are many responses. Our neighbor... Full story

 

Where Were You on 9-11?

Lost in dreamland, I heard the door to my bedroom open. It was my mother, but the sun was barely shining. Irritated at being stirred from my slumber, I told her to go away. But, something was wrong.... Full story

 

Fear of Death

Portions of our countrymen have been at a near fever pitch of panic since the first wave of COVID-19 invaded Washington state in early 2020. What are they so afraid of? Is it those who refuse to get... Full story

 

Drought, Stress and Civility

Many times drought, stress and civility don't travel together. If I heard any complaints about water delivery in 2016 it was probably from too much of it. In a year like 2021, it has been very... Full story

 

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be?

A lot of children are asked "the question" throughout their adolescence 'What do you want do you want to be when you grow up?' A common response when I was going to school was firefighter, police...

 

Hail to the Chief

For the first time I can think of, I actually applaud President Joe Biden for comments he has made. During a speech on Friday, Biden spoke of the realities of the military withdrawal from... Full story

 

Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

I am writing to the community to try again to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. While the incidence of the virus was quite low locally through the late spring and summer, it is clea... Full story

 

Creeping Communism

There are some in our government who care nothing for our Constitution or our country. In fact, they want to do away with our Constitution and make this into a socialist, communist country. How many... Full story

 

Grocery Store Smart Phone Apps Discriminatory

I don't think it is fair. I feel it is discrimintaion! I am almost 90-yearsold and I don't have a smart phone, nor do I want one. But, when I go to get groceries at Reynolds or Albertsons, I have to... Full story

 

Complete Failure in Afghanistan

After almost 20-years in Afghanistan, the United States is nearly out of the quagmire. But with the now stale mantra of a risk for "terrorism," our country needs to be careful not to get sucked back... Full story

 
 By Joe Bialek    Opinion    August 18, 2021

Vaccine Mandates Violate Rights

It has been common knowledge for years that all major developing countries have possessed the ability to conduct germ warfare. The Wuhan crisis is no exception. Was a virus created in the lab and... Full story

 

I Should Have Gone to Law School

I received a letter to the editor early last week concerning the service of civil court documents to a Valley County woman reportedly suffering from dementia who is currently being cared for at an... Full story

 
 By Kim Flatow    Opinion    August 11, 2021

Complaint About VCSO

I am writing this letter, pondering the horrible actions of some people and how they feel they are entitled to do absolutely asinine and morally reprehensible things with no conscience. On Saturday, A... Full story

 

Service of Civil Papers

Civil papers are legal documents that the Officers of VCSO are tasked to serve. We make every attempt to locate and serve the respondent named on the legal document. We are paid process servers. The... Full story

 

Funny and Honest

I wanted to thank you for the letter you put in The Courier July 21. It was very funny and honest. Sure, being in jail isn't much fun. We all have lessons in our life to learn every day. Drinking... Full story

 

Making a Formal Complaint Against an Officer

The Glasgow Police Department takes all staff complaints very seriously. The Glasgow Police Department handles officer complaints according to the national standard. Law enforcement officials are... Full story

 

'You Are the Light of the World'

"Now, there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit." 1 Corinthians 12:4 A gift is something given willingly to someone without payment. A Birthday gift, for example. We don't earn birthday gift... Full story

 

Mystery of Air Corps Pilot's Death Solved by Reader

It was with great delight I recently received a letter via snail-mail from Pat Hallett of Nashua with more details about the late Glenn Davies, who rests in eternal repose at Highland Cemetery in... Full story

 
 By Karen Bender    Opinion    August 4, 2021

They Are at it Again...

There is a problem for We senior citizens earned and were promised our Social Security benefits after a lifetime of paying into the system. But, if Congress passes amnesty for illegal aliens, they... Full story

 
 By M. Lambert    Opinion    August 4, 2021

More Books Needed at County Jail

Dear Editor, I am writing you from Cell-Block-C in the Valley County Detention Center. We read your paper every week regardless of where we're originally from. The facility here is very tolerable.... Full story

 

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