Letters

10/22/2014 - 12:19pm
  To the editor,   The Commissioner from Madison County, (Madison Commissioner dispels rumors 10/15/14), is confused about the economics of federal land management on the local economy. (The editor of the Dillon Tribune is also a little confused about some of the captions put on letters to the editor.) The additional cost of management on federal lands over state lands amounts to an...
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:18pm
  To the editor,   A recent trip to Dillon and SW Montana to visit family was accented by several wonderful hikes into the Pioneer Mountains. I was very impressed with the wonderful trails, well-constructed bridges, trailheads easy to locate, clean restrooms and interpretive information I
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:17pm
  To the Editor,   Thank you so much for the informative article about the animal shelter. I want to encourage citizens to vote in favor of the mill levy to help the shelter. All the animals, every single one, is spayed or neutered. That keeps the dog or cat population down but it is
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:16pm
  To the editor,   My name is Yvonne Lenegar. I have lived here for about 20 years now. This is to tell everyone who lives here we all have our opinions and views on the subject, so I will make this short and sweet. We need our humane society for all kinds of reasons and the women who
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:15pm
  To the editor,   The State of Montana is going to raise the minimum wage on Jan. 1 from $7.24 per hour to $7.90. per hour. Congressman Steve Daines says it will hurt business. Sure it will!! Mr. Daines receives a salary of $174,000 for a part time job.! You think that’s not
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:14pm
  To the editor,   Elected office is not an entitlement. Even at the local level an attitude of ownership can develop when there is no challenge. Karen Miller, candidate for Madison County Clerk of District Court, has been very courageous to buck the system! Maybe the voters are not aware
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:13pm
  To the editor,   Let’s talk bottom line: the production of goods and services and the hiring of a work force in the private sector is profit for the business owner. In the public sector the bottom line is service. Because the public sector is inspired by service not profits it is
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:11pm
  To the editor,   As you prepare to vote, consider your own future. Will you vote for a candidate who wants to remove public land from public ownership? Do you want to repeal opportunity for health coverage from those who need it? Do you think it is okay for supercilious politicians to
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:10pm
  To the editor,   The tension existing between progressives and conservatives that drives our politics was in place before the ink was dry on the Constitution. Throughout history it has mostly allowed for meaningful debate that has benefited the country. But when Reagan yanked the
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:09pm
  To the editor,   One of my favorite pictures is of a golden retriever sound asleep on the lap of his human; the caption says “whoever said money can’t buy happiness has never paid an adoption fee”. I would like to thank JP Plutt for the informational article about our