Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Letters to the Editor

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Updated 4 years, 8 months ago

Refurbished sign looks great

I would again like to personally thank all the businesses in Hungry Horse and all the individuals who helped finan…

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Climate crisis, we’re all in this together

The year 2024 will be the most consequential one in the history of the United States.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
GOP says they’ve lowered taxes

There’s no way Republican legislators would rather ring in a new year than with lower taxes, and that’s exactly what we’ve done to kick off 2024.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Objects to short-term rental

I bought property in Columbia Falls in 2000 for four reasons: Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort, the Flathead’s natural beauty, and the friendly spirit of the people.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Get educated on planning

The Columbia Falls City Council will hold its first workshop on The Montana Land Use Planning Act (Senate Bill 382) Monday evening, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Updated 3 months ago
Thoughts on CFAC

Regarding the EPA’s probable ‘solution’ to the contamination of the CFAC site, I share the angst expressed in Chris Peterson’s “Through the lens” columns July 5th and Aug. 30th. I’d hoped that spectacular propert…

Updated 3 months ago
Tranel on rate hike

As the first snow is falling, and freezing temperatures hit, we are getting pummeled with another huge energy rate increase, thanks to the five Republicans on the Montana Public Service Commission.

Updated 3 months ago
Low lake levels avoidable, they claim

Flathead Lake is one of the most beautiful places on earth; however, this summer’s low lake levels severely impacted residents, irrigators, fishermen, recreationists, marinas, land and dock owners, and many other b…

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
State looks to tackle mental health issues

No Montana community is untouched by the mental health crisis.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Facts on 95 mill levy

Recently opinion pieces and information sent to legislators regarding the counties decision to levy 77.9 mills instead of the state directed 95 mills has been circulating in both statewide newspapers, and internal …

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Iran, Middle East Mastermind

I have a boyhood memory of the blockbuster award-winning movie Exodus, staring a young Paul Newman as the leader of Jewish refugees and Palestinian Jews in their epic struggle to establish the nation of Israel.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Hall’s choices

It’s hard to believe with all that goes on this time of year, getting gardens buttoned up, winterizing our homes and cars and digging out our winter coats that there is an important local election coming up next we…

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The grizzly facts

Response to opinion piece by Montana State Senator Jason Ellsworth and Montana State Senator Bruce Gillespie in the Oct. 11 Hungry Horse newspaper titled, “State should manage grizzlies.”

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Please Keep The ‘K’

Why do I use a capital ‘K” in Wild Kats? It is to show respect for the girl players and women coaches who voted for the ‘K’.

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Talking Actual Property Tax Numbers

Montana collects $2.1 billion in property tax, with allocations as follows: 56% to schools, 28% to counties, 11% to cities/towns, and 5% to special districts.

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Consider Kapoor case

I read a recent column Chris Peterson wrote on Rishi Kapoor, a Florida developer that tried to dupe our Columbia Falls community.