Letters

09/17/2014 - 11:05am
  To the editor,   I am writing this letter in support of Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen, who is running for reelection this November. I first met Sheriff Jay Hansen several years ago when we both served as executive board members of the Montana Violent Crime Investigator’s Association (MVCIA). As part of our duties, we were responsible for planning and developing an annual...
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:04am
  Dear Editor, As a U.S.Forest Service retiree, I know the benefits of a well managed forest. Over the last 20-plus years, I have seen the federal government’s “on the ground” forest management deteriorate. Lack of timber sales and excessive access closures have not served
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:03am
  To the editor,   We are losing the ability to have an open and honest debate about national policies that will radically change the way we live and work in America. Daily we are forced to comply with federal environmental policies that are strangling our ability to make a living off the
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:02am
  To the editor,   Please vote “FOR” the animal shelter mill levy. Support your local animal shelter.   Cynthia Ayres Dillon
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:01am
  To the editor,   I cringe when people use God’s name for justification of the LGBTQ lifestyle as the writer did in last week’s editorial. It is an individual’s sinful choice to live that way, not God’s. In fact, God loathes that choice and calls it sodomy. But He
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:59am
  To the editor,   For the last several years, news of other western states trying to privatize federal lands has made headlines here in Montana.  Places like Utah, Nevada, even Colorado, have been relentlessly pushing half-baked ideas from special interests for state seizure of
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:40am
    To the citizens of Beaverhead County,   We want to encourage you to begin a grassroots movement to bring a non-discrimination ordinance (NDO) to vote in your town. It was unfortunate that the City Council vote on 3-Sep-14 allowed six council members and a few opponents to bring