Letters

04/16/2014 - 11:37am
  To the editor: Nothing saddens me more than to hear about hungry children. Seventeen years ago when my wife, Patty and I moved to Dillon, the ratio used at that time was; “One in every five”. Yes, one in every five children in Montana is hungry. Does this mean the Beavers varsity football team are state champs playing with five or six of them hungry? Or could the varsity boys...
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:36am
  To the editor: For 10 years, Government Motors (GM) has hidden the fact that there was a defect in their SUVs. This caused the motor to shut off while traveling, and all the systems – brakes, air bags, power steering etc. – would not work. This had resulted in over 100 deaths
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:25am
  To the editor,   Is this an April Fool’s joke? You want how much money for a water meter? Talk is cheap, until you call a lawyer. The tax payers of Dillon and the City of Dillon just got water metered. Just remember, a lawyer is someone who helps you get what’s coming to him
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:24am
  To the editor,   In the weeks ahead, voters of Beaverhead County will elect a new member to the Board of Trustees of Barrett Hospital and HealthCare. I urge you to support Lawrence Morrisroe in this election.  Lawrence has served for the past three years as a member of the Board of
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:23am
  To the editor,   I see that Charles Koch has slithered out from under his rock and written an editorial for (what else) the Wall Street Journal. It seems that he was outraged that a bunch of “collectivists” (an antiquated John Birch Society term for Communists that Charlie
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:22am
  To the editor,   Incidents of a telephone scam, of which I feel the public needs to be aware, have been reported to the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office and Dillon Police Department. The latest version of the “Grandparent Scam” goes like this: The caller may say they
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:05pm
  To the editor,   According to Webster’s Dictionary, veto is to refuse executive approval to a bill passed by a legislative body. Any authorative prohibition. Some of the governors have “line item veto” which allows them to veto a single item in a passed document. The
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:04pm
  To the editor,   I can’t believe my first letter to the editor is on the subject of the city council, but I raised six kids so maybe it is appropriate. I voted for Marty Malesich. He lost. City council – get over it.   Connie Plutt Dillon
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:03pm
  To the editor,   Last week on this page was an editorial. “Approve Keystone XL for the environment.” It is hard to comprehend how this 1,661-mile pipeline that will cross more than 70 rivers, go through aquifers, will benefit the environment? This pipeline will take private
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:02pm
  To the editor,   The U.S. government in the very recent past has had an appalling human rights record in relationship to its immigrant community. Coupled with public and private discrimination immigrants are specifically targeted for unjust and absurd treatment.  The ACLU, National