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 By Pat Kalstrom    Opinion    March 30, 2018

Letter to the editor

To whom it may concern: There was a theft in Ekalaka! All that was taken was material and an heirloom quilt top that we know of. The quilt top was made by my mother. It is embroidered and hand quilted. The design is flowers. It’s not completed as...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Opinion    March 2, 2018

Letter to the editor

Someone close to me told me recently that my last two stories in the Eagle were hurtful to the descendants of those that I wrote about. If I have hurt anyone by my stories, the last two, or the ones before that, I sincerely apologize. I especially...

 

Letter to the editor

To the Editor: Through With Chew Week is February 18-24! We’ve known for over fifty years that tobacco is killing us – millions of people have quit using, and there are more ex-users in America than there are tobacco addicts. Cigarettes, chewing...

 

Next legislature must stand up for Montana

Montanans are now seeing the real-life consequences of budget decisions made by the Republican legislators who make up the majority of our state legislature. Over the next year, 28 property...

 

Letter to the editor

To the editor, In regard to Gov. Bullock's mandate for net neutrality in Montana, I would like to give an example of what net neutrality does. If I were to go to a dealership, to buy a new pickup, and told the salesperson "I want one with A/C,...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I just want to extend a personal invitation to you and the community to join Powder River Carter County Farm Bureau (PRCCFB) for our valentine family dinner and jam session. It will be a fun filled evening for all, with door prizes for...

 

Letter to the editor

Editor, Small businesses can use all the help they can get, most especially representatives in Washington who stand up for them and represent their interests. Montana’s small businesses are lucky that they have such champions in Senator Tester &...

 

Letter to the editor

One of the things that I appreciate about The Ekalaka Eagle is that full obituaries are published. This helps me identify people that I knew over 50 years ago. Tom Waterland’s obituary in the January 12 issue is an example. Tom worked for my dad,...

 

Letter to the editor

Eric, As I read the Eagle I see Lois Lambert is not writing her article anymore. I will miss it. Every week it was a joy to read. I was able to visit Lois at the Days of ‘85 and I am thankful for that. It is always good to see Brice and to know...

 

Letter to the editor

I wish to take this opportunity to do two things. First, I would like to announce that I have filed for the republican nomination for the office of Carter County Commissioner, District 3. Along with this, I wanted to take this opportunity, for those...

 

Letter to the editor

To All of My Patients at Fallon Medical: I will be leaving Fallon Medical as of February 8, 2018. It has been my highest privilege to serve in this community for your medical needs. As I have seen each of you, it has been my goal to care for you and...

 

Wilderness Study Areas are making Montana wildfires worse

This past year saw devastating wildfires across Montana-but none was so destructive as the Lodgepole Complex fire in Garfield and Petroleum counties. The Lodgepole fire was the largest in the...

 

Drought harms more than just the landscape

Drought impacts wildlife, too. As we enter the season of complaining about the snow and cold, reminders of this summer’s drought remain in the form of haystacks, cows and pocketbooks that are all far too thin. The same is true for deer and other...

 

Letter to the editor

As we move into the holiday season, telephone scammers are growing more aggressive. I received a phone call last evening. Caller ID said "Private Caller" but the man on the other end said he was from "Windows Tech Support", apparently in India, based...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I am writing in response to Del Dague’s NFL letter of September 29th. Del Dague you were spot on about the NFL. 23 years ago I was offered a flying job here in the state of Washington; a job that I could not refuse. So, that’s when I...

 

A 4-H letter

4-H week is here and it is time to celebrate and look at the memories that we have made over the past year. We need to look at all we have gained from 4-H and look at where we would be if we hadn’t been in 4-H. This organization has done a lot for...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I am writing you about the closures of roads and trails in the Long Pines and Ekalaka Hills (Custer National Forest) from 10-15 to 12-1. This time period takes in all of rifle season. By doing this, 100,000 acres of forest land is being...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Eric, As freshman class advisor, I feel that some clarification is necessary regarding the freshmen not decorating the library window for homecoming. The real issue was lack of pre-planning and miscommunication, not unwillingness of the library...

 

Letter to the editor

To the head of the NFL and all the players who don’t have enough respect to stand at attention for the national anthem: The men and women who enlisted, were drafted, or served our country gave their lives, limbs, health, and time so that these few...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, “And now,” as Paul Harvey said, “for the rest of the story. . .” In response to the thumbs down to the Ekalaka Public Library regarding the homecoming window, we need to be aware of certain facts (which were not included in the l...

 

The choice: either we manage the forests or they will manage us

Montana's crisis isn't too much water or hurricanes – it's fire. It's smoke filling Big Sky Country and filling our lungs, communities being evacuated, structures lost and tons of fuels just lying o...

 
 By Wanda Pinnow    Opinion    August 4, 2017

Letter to the editor

Dear Friends, On July 21, 2017 Judge Morris granted R-CALF a preliminary injunction enjoining USDA from continuing to allow Montana Beef Council (MBC) to receive their half of the $1.00 checkoff per head of cattle sold, which is paid by all...

 

The epidemic that's hurting us all: meth

On my most recent telephone town hall with 28,000 Montanans, nearly 95% agreed that meth is a problem in Montana. Certainly, Barbara from Billings knows this to be true – she shared with me that her...

 
 By Darcia Patten    Opinion    July 14, 2017

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I wanted to drop a note to let everyone know about some upcoming events being sponsored by Powder River/Carter County Farm Bureau. On August 4th Jim Larson will be down to present a MT Ag Safety meeting for everyone’s work comp...

 
 By Joyce Harkins    Opinion    June 30, 2017

Letter to the editor

What an honor to welcome a professional harpist to Ekalaka, MT! We do not often get to witness amazing talent such as this in our corner of the world. Please consider spending July 4th with the residents at the nursing home. As I spend time getting...

 

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