Letter to the editor


March 10, 2023

Dear Editor,

With Montana being #3 in the the union with deaths by Suicide. And the fact that Farmers and Ranchers are 2 to 1 more likely to commit suicide than other professions. It’s a subject that needs to be addressed. We certainly don’t want to be anywhere in the top 10 even let alone 3rd. Our neighboring states of Wyoming at #1 and South Dakota #7 in Suicide rates makes this an even scarier fact.

Also with it being calving and lambing season and Agriculture in general being a highly dangerous occupation, we need to do everything we can to try to improve our odds and those number...

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