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Opinion

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Updated 1 week, 2 days ago

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...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Keep our utilities accountable to the people

The Public Service Commission and Northwestern Energy (NWE), have made news, again, and yet again, for something done to — and not for — Montana.

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Alternatives to bigger jails aren’t a partisan issue

If you know someone is a Republican or Democrat, then you might assume you know exactly where they stand on whether local jails need to be expanded.

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Letters to the editor Jan. 8

Letters to the editor Jan. 8

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Stunning revelations

The new book, “The Real Anthony Fauci” by the Democrat icon, Robert F. Kennedy (son of Bobby Kennedy), is a must read for those who appreciate facts and verifiable scientific evidence that’s based on thorough res...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Why the Supreme Court is likely to overrule Roe v. Wade

In December the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the constitutional validity of the Mississippi law that prohibits abortions after the 15th week of preg...

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Managing forest litigation

More than 80 million acres of federal Forest Service land need to be treated with mechanical thinning, prescribed fire, replanting and erosion control techniques to help reduce wildfire damage while promoting hea...

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The future of hope within our democratic institutions

I am rounding out my first term in the Montana Legislature and have spent the past year thinking about hope: where we find hope, how we create it, what is both feeding and eroding it, and the future of hope withi...

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Resilience, fortitude carry the Flathead into 2022

We’ve stepped into the new year in a very different place than we were a year ago.

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Letters to the editor Jan. 2

Letters to the editor Jan. 2

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Montanans deserve the real truth about Zinke

Everyone has experienced the neighborhood barking dog. You know – the poor pup, chained outside, that just barks, barks, barks.

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Letters to the editor Jan. 1

Letters to the editor Jan. 1

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
States empowered to stop reckless deficits

In August of 2020, we wrote an opinion opposing Modern Monetary Theory (or MMT, the “too good to be true” idea that the federal government can spend unlimited amounts of money, regardless of revenue, in order to ...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Rosendale should learn about the joys of making America a more welcoming place

In a recent op-ed, Rep. Matt Rosendale opposed resettlement of Afghan refugees as a danger to our community. We disagree and would like to share our experiences with you, and him.

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Letters to the editor Dec. 31

Letters to the editor Dec. 31

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Letters to the editor Dec. 25

Letters to the editor Dec. 25