Letters to the Editor

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Updated 2 weeks, 2 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 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Focus on expanding fire resources

An unelected board pushing for an outcome that makes little sense in terms of safety or alignment to homeowners’ insurance policy underwriting requirements.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Looking back with 20/20 vision

When 2020 arrived I was reminded how 20/20 vision was perfect. I thought this year, this start of a new decade, might make use of the symbolism of “perfect vision” to see into the future. I was horribly wrong.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Supports Graybill

“This campaign is about more than an election. It’s about staking out a place for individual choice and personal freedoms in the face of new attacks on our rights. It’s the job of Montana Attorney General to advo...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Supports Brockman

I have known Tony Brockman for nearly 20 years, first in my role as a teacher at Flathead High School, then as a colleague and friend as we worked on projects together. Tony is a “can do” person who works hard to...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Rural board acting recklessly if it leaves city fire service

I am a homeowner of 29 years in Hidden Valley, just down the road from the Whitefish Rural Fire Hall. I am VERY concerned about the urban/wildland interface and the threat of a wildfire in our wooded rural area n...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Rural fire board proposal means decrease in service

As a retired fire chief and past 16-year volunteer firefighter, I implore you to take action if you are a resident of the Whitefish Fire Service Area and recently received a letter about their upcoming contract n...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Honoring sacrifice

Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out. Now, during the coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes a...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Thanks given to thoughtful city employee

We live in Red Lodge the majority of the year but also are lucky enough to have a home in Whitefish. We have been unable to visit Whitefish for the past two months because of COVID-19.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Grave mistake for rural fire board to create volunteer department

If you live outside the city and generally inside the Whitefish School District, your fire protection is currently provided by the city of Whitefish, through a contract between Whitefish Fire Service Area and the...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Thank you teachers and staff

May 11 through May 15 is Whitefish Schools Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week, a special time to celebrate the people that teach and support the students of Whitefish Schools no matter where “school” is happening!

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Thank you from everyone at North Valley Hospital

As we navigate how we will continue to manage the coronavirus pandemic, at North Valley Hospital we would like to recognize the incredible support from our c...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Memorial ski run for ‘Chappy’

I am writing in regards to the recent passing of Christopher “Chappy” Chapman. Chappy needs no introduction, anyone who knew him knows what an ambassador he was for the Big Mountain and the Flathead Valley. As a ...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Thanks for welcoming ‘Chappy’

I am the mother of Christopher “Chappy“ Chapman who passed away on April 25, 2020. I want to thank you all for making him welcome 36 years ago. He had an incredible life for those 36 years. Being a bartender in a...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Recovery group meets online

I have started a new recovery group in Whitefish. The program is called Smart Recovery. It is a science-based program to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behavior. We focus on self-emp...