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Fighting For Montana Values

Dear Editor, With the holidays behind us and Congress gearing up for a new session, I look forward to continuing my mission fighting for our Montana way of life in Washington, D.C. Under President...

 

Giving Back To The Community

Dear Editor, "What does American Prairie do for the community?" As the organization's Senior Outreach Manager, and a Lewistown resident, I'm grateful to reflect on that question at the start of a new...

 

Right To Repair Still Needs To Be Fixed

Dear Editor, Recently there has been a media blast by John Deere claiming a Memorandum of Understanding signed with American Farm Bureau Federation provides right to repair for farmers, ranchers, and...

 

Stranger Than Fiction Nursing Home Medicaid Rate

Dear Editor, I have just come back from giving testimony on the Medicaid rates for nursing homes in Montana. It was a well-run hearing. The Governor presented his budget proposal. There were over 40...

 

Early Legislative Wins: Hunting, Huckleberries, Veterans, Accountability

Dear Editor, What do hunting, huckleberries, honoring our veterans, and accountability for taxpayer money have in common? Two things. The first is that they're all strongly supported by Montanans....

 

Montana Taxpayers Deserve A Refund

Dear Editor, The 68th Montana Legislature is officially in session, and the House has already gaveled in. This year the state faces a unique challenge of deciding how to spend a $2 billion surplus....

 

Senate Republicans Agenda For This Legislative Session

Dear Editor, The 68th Montana Legislature is officially in session. As Senate leadership, we're excited to see Senate Republicans getting to work on enacting conservative policy for our state. The las...

 

Help Save Skilled Nursing Facilities

Dear Editor, As Montanans, we care for each other. Across the rural-urban divide, generational divide, and Brawl of the Wild divide. Of all our constituents across Montana, the most deserving are our...

 

County Voting

Dear Valley County Voters, Elections are still in the news. After our last election, Stan Ozark reported over 700 mail ballots were not returned. That is sad and shameful. Voting is our...

 

Letter To Director of The Valley County Health Department

Dear Lynn, I was remiss today when I received my booster vaccination and did not personally thank you for all that you have done during this pandemic. As we have discussed, this has been the most...

 

Daines Cannabis Banking Reform Bill Helps Align Federal, State Law

Dear Editor, I'm not a pro-marijuana guy. I voted against Montana's adult-use cannabis initiative (I-190) in the 2020 election. However, since Montanans approved the initiative and recreational...

 

Energy Share Assistance

Dear Editor, It is no secret that the cost of living is significantly higher than it was a year ago. Things are tough out there for a lot of people. If you or someone you know is struggling to pay the...

 

To Valley County Taxpayers:

Dear Editor, Last spring our commissioners decided to terminate the Refuse Board, thinking they could do a better job. Yet in the months since, they still have not acted on a $3,000 engineering study...

 

Montana Veterans Encouraged To See If New PACT Act Can Help Them

Dear Editor, We write this letter with the hope of reaching as many Montana Veterans and their family members as possible regarding the recent passage of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act sponsored by Senator Jon Tester. The...

 

Critical Thinking And The Voting Process

Dear Editor, While teaching international physicians about leadership concepts at Stanford University, one of the most difficult growing and mind-expansive efforts was in the realm of critical...

 

Gustafson Is The Right Choice

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, Justice Ingrid Gustafson is the right choice to remain on the Montana Supreme Court. She is fair, impartial, and an independent jurist. She upholds the rule of law...

 

Not Smoking In The Home Prevents Fires, Protects Health

Dear Editor, October is Fire Prevention Month. This is a good time to check your fire extinguishers and smoke detectors, and to make sure your family has a plan for leaving your home in case of a...

 

LR 131

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, Recently, certain individuals have urged Montanans to vote against LR 131 in the November ballot. If passed, LR 131 would ensure medical care to infants born alive...

 

Montana Public Trust Coalition

Dear Editor, As election day approaches, members of the newly formed Montana Public Trust Coalition would like to remind you of the reckless efforts of some of our political leaders in the last...

 

Stockwater Rights

Dear Editor, I’ve written before about range stockwater rights. The federal government has decided (wrongly!) that the existence of ruminant animals is destroying the climate, and they want to have...

 

Vote For Judge Ingrid Gustafson

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, This fall, Montanans have a chance to turn over our Supreme Court to big business and billionaires. All we have to do is vote for their candidate, James Brown. Mr....

 

A Candidate for Eastern Montana!

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, This spring a good friend and I decided to see some of the places in eastern Montana that we never had the time to stop and visit. Along the way, we stopped at Grea...

 

Response To Dr. Taylor's OpEd

Dear Editor, In reference to the recent opinion piece by Dr. Carolyn Taylor, the Valley County Commissioners, including the current commissioners, have long worked to support the St. Marie community....

 

St. Marie Commissioner Dilemma

Dear Editor, Once upon a time-(as the old saying goes)---many times in your past and hopefully many times in your future, Valley County's choices of governmental leadership are chosen. Hopefully, the...

 

No Redistricting Without Native Representation

Editor's Note: This Letter to the Editor has been updated from what was printed in the Sept. 28 issue, in order to include language in the fourth paragraph to better reflect the historical presence...

 

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