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Opinion

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Let’s celebrate our libraries

In the Flathead Valley, we have a standout public library system and staff which we should celebrate and hold de...

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Letters to the editor Jan. 17

Letters to the editor Jan. 17

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Letters to the editor Jan. 16

Letters to the editor Jan. 16

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Instead of criticizing, lend a hand

The chorus of groans was audible as the omicron wave crashed into the Flathead Valley last week, dragging in its wake wide-reaching impacts on our local schools, businesses and health-care system. It’s like the ...

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Commission should be ‘firm but fair’

Growing up in Dillon, my Dad would offer up one liners as life lessons.

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Mr. Smith and the filibuster

One of the great motion pictures of all time was the 1939 Academy Award blockbuster directed by the legendary Frank Capra called “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.”

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What the debate about grizzly bears teaches us about politics

This week, while watching an online panel about grizzly bears, I noticed something that encapsulates a larger issue in this country.

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Letters to the editor Jan. 15

Letters to the editor Jan. 15

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Trustees making irresponsible decisions

I am emailing you to express my concern about our currently appointed library trustees, specifically Doug, Heidi and David. These trustees are making irresponsible decisions that are harming the integrity of our ...

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Mountain Gateway a catastrophic wildfire risk

On Tuesday, the Whitefish mayor and City Council will be asked to approve or deny the Mountain Gateway planned unit development, consisting of 318 housing units and a commercial “island” at the junction of the Bi...

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Reject Gianforte’s political grizzly bear petition

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has submitted a petition to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) to remove Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE)...

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Letters to the editor Jan. 13

Letters to the editor Jan. 13

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Letters to the editor Jan. 10

Letters to the editor Jan. 10

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Letters to the editor Jan. 9

Letters to the editor Jan. 9

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Innovative tax credit program could use innovation

A few local school districts managed to get a sliver of the $1 million in funding made available in a state program offering tax credits to people who donate to public schools — but not without some frantic mouse...