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Montana needs an Indigenous People's Day

“Destiny is the scape-goat which we make responsible for all our crimes and follies; a necessity which we set down invincible when we have no wish to strive against it.” Alexander Belfour (1767-1829), Scottish novelist. In 1296 English invaded...

 

From the desk of Jim Phalen

Returned for another opinion from Tobin’s desk. Thanks for some review from the previous week and especially for Bible verses as well as those Catholic ideas. Quite something that those Catholic ideas were followed in the Eagle with the election...

 

Letter to the editor

There’s a time for everything. I have been wanting to write this letter for a long time. Listening to the Vice President Debate the other night that Socialist that’s running for Vice President with Joe Biden made the time right for this letter....

 

Letter to the editor

In response to Walt Anderson’s Letter to the Editor in The Ekalaka Eagle, dated October 23, 2020, I could have proudly co-signed that letter. I believe Walt, Sr. and Morine Anderson, whom I remember fondly, would have been proud of their son...

 

Letter to the editor

As we approach the election I have a question I would you all to think about and answer to YOURSELF. Whether you consider yourself to be a Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, or an Independent. Why are you? Is it because one or more of your parents we...

 

Letter to the editor

Editor, As I was walking out of the senate chambers one day in my first session the Governor was walking by. As he shook my hand his comment to me was “Steve—that is a good name.” That might be one of the few times I agreed with him in the...

 

Letter to the editor

We don’t have to look very hard to know how the Cooney administration would work. For the past 16 years, Democrats have controlled the Governor’s office, and what do we have to show for it? As a small business owner, and a member of the Montana...

 

Letter to the editor

Paragraph #1 After reading the second lengthy letter to the Eagle by Friar Tobin, I thought I should submit a brief reply. While i appreciate his thorough writing about Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, I would like to share a...

 

From the desk of Fr. Tobin

October, 2020 - I have been inspired to write a piece on Mary the mother of Jesus Christ the Son of God. It is one topic Protestants don’t like to talk about. But Catholics love to talk about it. When Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth, she cried...

 

Rosendale fights for Montana values

With just one seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, it is critical that we elect someone who will fight for the Montana values of faith, family, and freedom. After examining the records of the two candidates running, I know that Matt Rosendale...

 

Letter to the editor

Editor, I’ve had two kidney transplants, and I depend on immunosuppressants to prevent my body from rejecting the new kidney. My insurance requires that I receive my medication through the USPS. I could die if my medication does not come in the...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I am writing in support of Greg Gianforte for Governor. I believe Greg understands the dire economic position our state is in, and has a game plan for recovery. Before the plandemic (not a typo), Montana ranked 49th in the nation in...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, If you are like me, you are concerned about some of the things that are happening in America. There is rioting, people burning down buildings, shooting innocent people and shooting law enforcement, among other things. To top it off, we...

 

Letter to the editor

I have been reading with interest the news articles about the disruption of the US Postal Service over the last week. I rely on the USPS to deliver several of my life-saving medications. The latest attempts by Postmaster General DeJoy and the Trump...

 

Letter to the editor

Today I read two articles from the online magazine “The Conversation” on boredom. The pandemic of 2020 has certainly made the emotion of boredom a much greater possibility. I contend that my childhood in Carter County allowed me to adapt to any...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter as a concerned citizen of the town of Ekalaka. With summer and nice weather upon us, more kids and families are out walking to the pool, the grocery store, or to a friend’s house. Sadly, on more than one...

 

To the citizens of Carter County

Citizens of Carter County: The Carter County Commissioners, Disaster Emergency Services, and Board of Health would like to thank the Citizens of Carter County by doing their part in keeping Carter County free of COVID-19. Up to this point it has...

 

Letter to the editor

July 24, 2020 - Life during the COVID-19 is pretty dull around here. So I have decided to liven matters up a bit. Now they say don’t bring up politics or religion, if you do you may start trouble, both are great for a hot discussion, so how about...

 

Letter to the editor

Good afternoon citizens of Carter County. I wanted to be the one to tell you all I have decided I need to move on to a different job. Through my time as the Public Health nurse, I determined my nursing style and the management style of my...

 

Peace officers in Montana

submitted by Montana Peace Officer Leaders As a nation, state and society we are living in unprecedented times. As peace officer leaders in the State of Montana, we feel it is our obligation to speak about the unnecessary injuries and deaths,...

 

Supporting 'the rule of law' by supporting our law enforcement

submitted by AMERICAN LEGION OF MONTANA As we celebrated our 244th Independence Day on July 4th, 2020 it is has become apparent for us to reflect on our nation builders who brought us to this amazing republic in 1776. A great part of our success in...

 

The Pitfalls of Nativism

John F. Kennedy, from an Irish ancestry, said in regards to nativism, “But emotions of xenophobia – hatred of foreigners – and of nativism - the policy of keeping America ‘pure’ … continue to thrive.” Nowadays this quote might trigger...

 

OPINION: Whose side is the PSC on, anyway?

Oops...they’ve done it again….On Tuesday, April 21, the Montana Public Service Commission reversed their decision of March 16 in favor of NorthWestern Energy, again. At that meeting the commission told NWE they would have to provide more details...

 

Memorial Day 2020

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 are the health care professionals, who...

 

Letter to the editor

The meaning and purpose of Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association expands beyond the medical care provided to our community and the people passing through our community. The economic impact of DMHA is also extremely important. The direct effect of DMHA...

 

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