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 By Joel Krautter    Opinion    April 25, 2018 

Taking Care Of Montana's Cash Cow

Budget problems, budget cuts and lower than expected revenue. Such has been the news from Helena this past year. The budget cuts even hit Sidney. The Office of Public Assistance closed, ending three j...

 
 By Duane Mitchell    Opinion    April 25, 2018 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: “America will ever be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) I have known Tanya Rost for years. In fact, her husband Shawn worked for...

 
 By Rick Norby    Opinion    April 18, 2018

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing to give my personal endorsement to Joel Krautter for Representative of House District 35, ahead of the June 5th Election Day. Since I’ve known Joel, I’ve been able to see Joel’s passion to make a positive difference...

 

Letter to the Editor

Ref: Candidate for Richland County Attorney, Janet Christoffersen I have been a law enforcement officer for 40 years with 37 of those years as a criminal investigator. I have served with the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation as a Narcotics...

 
 By Jordan Hall    Opinion    April 11, 2018

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I admire Joel Krautter. I admire that Krautter has been able to fit in and plug into Sidney when he’s from a place that is startlingly different from here. I admire that Krautter has come to change his worldview so dramatically some ti...

 

Letter To The Editor

Krautter is Best Choice for Representative Dear Editor: I am writing today to give my endorsement to Joel Krautter in his campaign for Representative of House District 35. As a former Chairman of the...

 
 By Tom Halvorson    Opinion    April 4, 2018

Hearing April 19 Threatens To Terminate Irrigation From Existing Intake Weir

Despite claims to the contrary, the lawsuit against the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project is not a suit only to stop a new weir and fish bypass. It threatens to terminate irrigation from the existing Intake weir. In response to my previous...

 
 By John Mercer    Opinion    April 4, 2018

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor: Radioactivity Welcomed to Montana or “Obfuscation” – to make obscure or unintelligible. Governor Steve Bullock and his party have been considered very environmentally conscious, but it seems they are forging a new direction. North...

 

Buffalo Commons by Way of Pallid Sturgeon

Because I grew up as a dry land farmer, when the Buffalo Commons was proposed in 1987, it didn’t take long for me to realize what was really going on. While on one side, it involved repopulating the Great Plains with buffalo, on the other side, it...

 

Krautter Calls For Legislation To Protect Richland County And Montana From Becoming A Dumping Ground For Other States' Radioactive Waste

On Wednesday night, March 7, I attended the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) meeting regarding the Yellowstone Disposal landfill, being proposed 4 miles southeast of Sidney and in close...

 

First Impressions Of Appellate Argument In Irrigation Project Case

The U. S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard the appeal from the federal district court’s preliminary injunction against improvements to the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project on March 5, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. Video of the arguments is...

 

Standing Up For Community Health

Community health centers, including Sidney Health Center here in Sidney, provide access to quality care to one in 10 Montanans. Community health centers are vital across rural America. That’s why, after Congress let them sit in limbo for more than...

 
 By Kai Kunda    Opinion    February 7, 2018

Change Your Impact

As a parent, there are often countless concerns and tales of when you were growing up that you would want to share with your children. However, do our children absorb those experiences that we are sharing and when is it the right time to talk about...

 

In Debt

I read a story once about a distinguished professor who gave a lecture about his sabbatical travels in Europe. During his presentation, he announced that the trip had placed him in debt. Instead of talking about the sights and expenses of his trip,...

 
 By Kai Kunda    Opinion    December 6, 2017

Change Your Impact

Community programs educating both youth and parents on underage drinking is old news to most. Communities that understand risks associated with underage drinking are constantly trying to come up with ways to combat this issue more effectively and...

 

An Old-Fashioned Christmas

I decided that this year my husband and I would celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas. Then it hit me that this year I will see my 69th Christmas season. I don’t feel that old, I can’t remember all my previous sixty plus holiday seasons, but I...

 

Obstacles: Opportunities for Growth?

Everybody knows that life has ups and downs. Life sometimes seems to have too much pain and misfortune. Hundreds of books have been written about the subject – dating back to Old Testament times. We still do not understand why people have to suffer...

 

Change Your Impact

Our school superintendents, administrators, and teachers have a great deal of responsibility to our children. Year round they provide opportunity for our children to learn, grow, adapt, excel and succeed; not just in the academic field, nor just in a...

 

Guest Editorial: Honoring Our Veterans

One of the greatest privileges of serving Montana in Washington, D.C. has been hearing the most admirable stories of Montanans who have fought for our nation all across the globe. Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow served as an Army scout during WWII and fulfi...

 

Change Your Impact

Underage drinking is a problem that costs Montanans significant financial burden each year. In 2013, it cost $0.3 billion! That’s $300 million tax dollars “spent on medical care, work loss, and pain and suffering associated with the multiple...

 

Change Your Impact

What changes an environment into something better? Information, education, knowledge! The following information is for those who want to know, and those who need to know. It is the coalition’s hope that this information will assist your decisions...

 

Change Your Impact

I have teenagers at home. Three girls to be exact. I know that there are many people out there who can relate to the crazy that is my house right now. Sometimes however, when I need to remember why I love them, I reminisce about when they were...

 

Change Your Impact

We are proud people of Montana and the 406 area code. Family traditions and our hardworking lifestyles are stubbornly imbedded and even showcased in our everyday culture here. The strength of family a...

 

Fuel and Fire – A Case for Federal Forest Management and Reforms

For most Montanans, this is not just another fire season. The 2017 season started early and is predicted to continue until a season-ending event such as rain or snow by November. Unfortunately for the thousands of people evacuated from their homes,...

 

Letter to the Editor: Property Tax Appeals

Summer is not the only major event that arrives in June of every year. Another annual occurrence is the appearance in mailboxes all over the State of new property appraisals from the Montana Department of Revenue. The receipt of this document is met...

 

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