Letters

08/27/2014 - 12:53pm
  To the editor,   All too often, innocent, law-abiding people suffer tragic consequences and the loss of loved ones due to someone’s careless disregard for human life. This Labor Day my Office will again be committed to enforcing Montana’s impaired driving laws. Twice as many alcohol-impaired accidents occur during the weekend and four times as many occur at night. My...
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:52pm
  To the editor,   The accepted definition of wealth creation in a free market system is the combination of natural resources and human ingenuity (labor) to create a product that can be sold for a profit. Montana has been blessed as a state with abundant natural resources, an old
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:51pm
  To the editor,   The Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office and the Dillon Police Department would once again like to make residents aware of phone scams which have been a problem nationwide and we are no exception.  Callers are now using local businesses and service providers as
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:52pm
  To the editor,   Last spring we formed a bicycle club in the Ruby Valley. When we realized that MDT was reconstructing the road from Alder towards the Ruby Reservoir and also repaving Hwy 287 from Alder to Sheridan we were concerned about Montana Department of Transportation’s new
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:51pm
  To the editor,   As a student of our public schools, as a worshipper of our great outdoors, and as a proud Montanan, I support Amanda Curtis to be our next U.S. Senator.  Today, too many people have become too cynical about our political system—too many people believe that no
Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:50pm
  To the editor,   What is science?  Try answering that to a four year old!  This summer’s reading program articulated it well by the exploding pop bottles, drum playing, and a laser show created through speaker vibration.   My young daughters can’t read