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America waking up

Editor, In the last two months I have spent time watching and listening to news outlets. I’ve run the gamut and have witnessed how quickly the emergence of “Trump & Co.” has awakened America to some real dangers. Danger words and phrases like fear, anger, casting aside friends, seeking selfish power, isolationism, poor judgment, dictatorial style of governing and creating fear around the world. Presently there is a powerful movement of correction taking place. This election has inspired people who are motivated by reason, integrity, American values, compassion, peace, and all manner of healthy politics at home and abroad. This movement transcends political party ...

Do the right thing

Editor, So now we see Corey Stapleton, Montana’s chief election officer, so concerned about doing the right process, “not the cheapest,” for the upcoming special election? The fact that the March 23 vote on Senate Bill 305 was suspended proves Montanans demand their representatives to...

Truth is, history repeats itself

Editor, So it was written, so it is so. Once upon a time an emperor was told by weavers they could create so special a suit he could wear it and would be the envy of everyone. And, of course it was the greatest thing he could put on and only special people would be able to see how great it was. Stupid ...

Quist: music to our ears

Editor, “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers …” (Henry V). It was music to our ears to hear Rob Quist speak at a recent gathering at the Vine and Tap in Polson. If elected to Congress, he stated that a priority would be to work on the committee for veterans, helping them to heal f...

Father, forgive them

Editor, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing,” are words Jesus uttered after he was nailed to the cross. Was he pleading ignorance for them? I’ve read the account many times, I cannot shake off the feeling that many of Israel’s fearful religionists d...

Moiese voices must be heard

Editor, Attention, irrigators of division one or more commonly known as the Moiese division. As you may or may not know, Dick Erb has resigned his position as the Moiese division representative. As of March 16 there has been at least three people volunteer for Dick Erb’s vacant seat on the FJBC: Ros...

Thanks, Job Corps

Editor, The Ronan Women’s Club would like to thank the Kicking Horse Job Corps guys and gals who set up the tables and chairs for us on March 10 for our arts, crafts and flea market. The Job Corps has been doing this for us for at least 15 years and we really appreciate it. Also, thanks to the...

Longmire for president

Editor, Good morning, Montana. It’s raining. Bye, bye winter. Warm days coming into the country, God willing, rain on field and forest. And the winter of our discontent? Will it be made glorious summer, too? A big question about the current reign. Somehow the feeling’s wrong. Here’...

Polson lucky to have The Cove

Editor, The Cove restaurant in Polson is one of the best eateries in Montana. My buddy and I live in the Flathead and came down to Polson today. He asked me where we were going to eat lunch. I said, “let’s go to The Cove,” and he had never been there nor knew where it was. I had not been...

Let’s help Polson small businesses thrive

Editor, Our town of Polson captivates tourists in the summertime with lake views and first class outdoor recreation; yet however beautiful and interactive our town landscape may be, we sorely lack an inspired and revitalized downtown. Local favorites, Bigfork and Whitefish, have become popular destination...


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