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Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Breaking down the testing related to COVID-19

As testing for COVID-19 becomes more available, patients are asking their doctors whether or not they should get...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Require wearing of masks to slow spread of virus

We’ve watched with alarm as the state and Whitefish, in particular, descend into summer chaos in the midst of a global pandemic and COVID-19 cases follow the predictable trajectory that comes with lack of leaders...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Census critical for future of Montana

As the country celebrates its birth as a nation, one of the most patriotic things Montanans can do is stand up and be counted — in the 2020 Census.

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
Badger-Two Medicine needs permanent protection

A panel of judges in Washington, D.C., recently ruled that the last industrial lease in the Badger-Two Medicine must be canceled. And while the Blackfeet Nation is grateful for the court’s ruling, we recognize th...

Updated 5 days, 9 hours ago
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Sworn law enforcement officers in Montana adhere to a high code of ethics which states, “As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve the community; to safeguard lives and property; to protect th...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Thankful for Bullock’s leadership

Thousands of Montanans rely every day on affordable access to prescription drugs. Without it, people all across our state would suffer.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Honor Chappy with ski run

I read with much pleasure Keith Veile’s suggestion that a run on Whitefish Mountain be named after Chris “Chappy” Chapman. I couldn’t agree more.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Volunteer firefighters should be commended

This letter is in response to a letter that was written to the editor by a concerned Whitefish community member, Ina Albert. Her concern was in reference to the Whitefish Fire Service Area looking at creating a v...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Thanks to those who made graduation happen this year

I am writing to express my gratitude and appreciation to Whitefish High School Principal Kerry Drown and the team of people who helped make graduation a reality this year.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Tisk, tisk and OMG, OMG are not enough

Fifty-six years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called for rabbis to join him for a demonstration in St. Augustine, Florida to protest the town’s inhumane racial segregation. Sixteen rabbis and one layman answer...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Priority should be to provide best fire service possible

To the Whitefish Fire Service Area board,

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Mayor says Whitefish works to protect human rights

The citizens of small towns like Whitefish, Montana have joined in recent protests around the nation and the world — of people rising up to use their voices to express anger against racism, and larger issues in o...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Man’s actions reflect poorly on Whitefish

As someone who has visited the Whitefish area and has loved Montana (as a visitor) for many years, it was with great sorrow and regret that I watched the ugliness unfold on my computer screen, in living color — W...

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Opposes volunteer fire service for rural area

I am completely opposed to a volunteer fire service in our area.