By Corrine Gantt, Hamilton Theresa Manzella, bless her heart, declared today on her campaign Facebook page, Manzella for Montana, that, in the interest of unity, she will take up the standard of bringing the country together under HER interpretation of Christianity, because the Founding Fathers were “divinely inspired”. Manzella has dramatically declared, “The citizens simply need […]
Archives for October 2020
By Kenneth Brown Jr., Hamilton A firearm has saved my life, both as a combat infantry man, Korean War, 1950, with three Purple Hearts, and as a Treasury and FBI agent, and law enforcement officer, 1950’s to 1970’s.
By Roy Morton, Corvallis The more government plans the less the individual can plan. In other words, the more government plans and controls the life of the individual the less options and choices or liberty and freedom he has. Unfortunately, Joe Biden and the Democratic Party have obviously embraced Socialism, being an all powerful centralized federal […]
By Diane Thomas-Rupert, Stevensville REMEMBER all those “flyers” you received in the mail? Yes, how could we forget? If you look closely at them you will see, if they were distributed by the individual campaigns, that Cooney, Bullock, Williams, Gorski, Graybill and Bennett all provided references where you can go to verify what they stated. Their […]
By Jerry Esmay, Stevensville Have you made up your mind on who you will vote for? I assume most have but let me throw out a few thoughts for those who haven’t. The choice on which party to vote for is crystal clear UNLESS you subscribe to the following: 1. Rioting and looting are OK as […]
By Sue Devlin, Stevensville An out of the blue FB message was sent to a local business here in Stevi earlier this week: it was from someone who calls himself/herself Patrick Henry and it said: “Yep. Donald Trump carried Ravalli County 70-30%. Fact is you’re an outcast here. You aren’t welcome here. Why don’t you go […]
By Joseph C. Gallagher Jr., Stevensville Our reality and our future? If these numbers are true for 10/24/20, are we the new Neanderthal species on this planet and China the new Homo Sapiens species of the future? There is something wrong here and if you do not know what it is… US Covid-19 totals, deaths, today: […]
By Roger Mitchell, Stevensville In just a few days, Montanans will go to the polls and vote their preferences on office holders and issues. One of these issues is whether marijuana should be legalized for general use among the public. This question will be settled democratically, once and for all, on Nov. 3 when a majority […]
By Mary Fahnestock-Thomas, Hamilton Do you stop at stop signs and stop lights? What are they for? Yes, to protect you and the people around you. How is that any different from wearing a mask to do the same thing?
By John and Carolyn Snively, Missoula Despite the outrageous lies her opponent and his supporters tell in their ads, Kathleen Williams has an unimpeachable record of service to Montana and its citizens. Williams has worked for decades with Montana farmers, ranchers and landowners on land and water conservation issues. They know her in rural Montana and […]
By Jennifer Stoneking, Missoula This November, Montanans will be able to vote on the initiatives I-190 and CI-118 to legalize recreational marijuana. I-190 details the legalization, regulation, and taxation while CI-118 sets the legal minimum age for purchase and consumption at 21. Even if you don’t partake in using recreational marijuana, doing your part to pass […]
Chenessa McGraw has been riding horses since she was just a toddler riding around on Rosy and then Sunny, the old gray mare of her mom’s. Although her mother, Cheressa Parke, didn’t want her to compete when she was young, Chenessa went to her first gymkhana when she was just three years old. These days, […]