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Letters to the Editor

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Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago

The Chairlift: Wealth and winter wonderlands

My first and only chairlift ride thus far this season was when Chair 1 took me to the summit on Thursday, Dec. 7.

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
2023 Farm Bill: An opportunity to strengthen SNAP

The Farm Bill is a pivotal piece of legislation with a direct impact on agriculture, food security, and nutrition. Renewed and rewritten every five years, it encompasses a wide range of programs, including farmers'…

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Vote 'yes' to help sustain Whitefish's traditions and values

As the owners of The Buffalo Cafe, a downtown Whitefish business since 1983, we would like to encourage you to vote “yes" on the November ballot to reallocate 10% of the resort tax dollars for community housing pro…

Updated 5 months, 1 week ago
Letters to the editor Sept. 20

Letters to the editor Sept. 20

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Chamber supports using resort tax for workforce housing

Vote yes for community housing! That’s the unanimous recommendation of the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Badger-Two Medicine is a cultural touchstone

The Blackfeet Nation has, since time immemorial, remained committed to protecting our sacred cultural lands in the Badger-Two Medicine.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
New land development review procedures confuse and concern residents

Anyone attending the City of Whitefish’s Growth Policy Kick-Off on Thursday evening, Aug. 24, got a lot more information than they bargained for, and many found it upsetting.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
New land development review procedures confusing

Anyone attending the City of Whitefish’s growth policy kick-off on Aug. 24 got a lot more information than they bargained for, and many found it upsetting.

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Taking a look at the legacy of former President Jimmy Carter

In late August it was reported that Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter had entered their “final days.”

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Students deserve expansion of high school

We urge everyone to support the upcoming bond vote and the future of Whitefish High students with the academic and sports upgrades our students and teachers deserve.

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Sparrow's Nest marks 10 years of helping homeless teens

Ten years ago this summer, I found myself sitting in a meeting at United Way discussing the issue of homelessness among our teen population here in Flathead County.

Updated 6 months ago
GOP strategy to help the housing crisis is to increase homeowner property taxes

Across western Montana, people are being squeezed out of their homes and communities by rising prices.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Seek the truth about grizzly bear management

Delisting grizzly bears is becoming a hot topic both in our state and nationwide.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Financial support to keep Alpine Theatre Project alive

Our state’s early fathers that tagged Montana as “The Treasure State”, undoubtedly anticipated the founding 20 years ago by three adventurous creative Broadway souls of our local treasure — The Alpine Theatre Proje…

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
The government is not better at spending your money than you are

I just came driving back from Seattle and the price of gas is very expensive in Washington. But interestingly, you go across the border to Post Falls, Idaho for 5 miles and the price drops 60 cents per gallon from …

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Whitefish resort tax reallocation for full time residents

Twenty five percent of the 3% resort tax we all pay in Whitefish is refunded to property owners on their tax bills.