Letters to the Editor

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Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Golf tourney a big success

On behalf of the Wildc/kat Athletic Endowment Association (WAEA), I would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the Columbia Falls Community and businesses for your attendance and support at the WAEA Golf Tournament ...

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
Thoughts on Blankenship

I appreciate your time spent and your insight in your recent article titled “A Not So Scenic Sight on Flathead”. My family have been utilizing the free camping at Blankenship bridge for well over a decade. My fam...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Support Badger-Two Med

Badger-Two Medicine: From Birch Creek and Family Peak in the south, to Lubec Ridge and Elk Calf Mountain in the north, the headwaters of Badger Creek and the Two Medicine River flow down from the sacred summits o...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Crowds out of hand

The Flathead National Forest and Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks have some serious issues to deal with concerning overcrowding and overuse of the Blankenship river access.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago

I’m going to ask you to do some things for me, and I’ll do the same for you in return.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Brown: My very own declaration of independence

Ever hear of Rudy Stanko, well-known in Montana 20-plus years ago? Rudy “Stinko” you say? Well, maybe.

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Revoke pilot’s, fishing licenses

Unfortunately for Sara and Sam Schwerin in their attempts to fly fish the South Fork Flathead from the comfort of their helicopter door, have only managed to display their privileged and entitled attitudes to all...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Helicopter owners should face serious consequences

The Hungry Horse News reported that, “Two horsemen on a recent trip into the Bob Marshall Wilderness said they found something they never expected: A couple fishing on a sandbar of the South Fork of the Flathead ...

Updated 2 months ago
An address to eighth graders

Editor’s note: This is Kathleen Bellon’s address to Columbia Falls eighth graders. Bellon, who attended Columbia Falls schools until eighth grade, will attend Harvard University in the fall.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Gaiser says thanks

As this disrupted and unprecedented 2019-20 school year comes to an end, I want to express my sincere gratitude to the staff, students and parents of Columbia Falls High School District 6.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Endorses Glimm

Three good men are running for the Senate District 2 seat that I have had the privilege to serve for the last eight years. Rep. Carl Glimm, a conservative family man and small business owner is one of them.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Food bank thanks

We would like to thank everyone for their donations, both cash and food during this trying time. The outpouring of love and concern for others has been truly inspiring!

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Problems with permits, too

On behalf of the North Fork Preservation Association, and seemingly more than a few North Fork residents, our comments on the recently proposed Special Use Permits for Recreational Events and Guiding have been su...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Seniors say thanks

The North Valley Senior Center, site managers and staff would like to thank the many businesses and people of our community for stepping forward in this time of need.

Updated 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Keeping the Republic

On the final day of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, delegate Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well doctor, what have we got – a republic or a monarchy?” He responded, “A republic, if you can keep it.”