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Monthly archive

August, 2017

  • To the Editor, Those of you who use the road for winter recreation will be surprised at the answer: private citizens do. For years now, the Forest Service has not plowed the West Fork Road from the Ski Run Road turn to the winter clo- sure at the Girl Scout Camp. The rea- son? Ed Waddington, a West Fork homeowner, spoke with Ken Coffin, the local...
  • Your Part 1 article (7/27/2017) on “Keeping Health Care in Montana” was useful, but did not help your read- ers understand recent premium increases in the subsidized health insurance markets created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (also known as Obamacare). Since many Republicans, including Senator Daines, point to premium increases...
  • To the Editor, Research studies have demon- strated again and again that there is a prominent multiplier effect when we shop locally. They show that each dol- lar you spend at an independent busi- ness returns an average of three times more money to your community than spending at a chain retailer. When we eat and shop at locally- owned businesses...
  • Passed away peacefully from ALS holding the hand of his loving wife Donna on July 27, 2017. Rodney loved life and adored his wife Donna for almost 35 years of marriage. Born Jan. 24, 1956, Camp Pendleton, California. He was raised in Weld and Larimer Counties in Colorado. His parents (deceased) Franklin and Dolores Wailes of Loveland Colorado....
  • It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Daniel Benders announces his passing on July 27, 2017. Danny was born in Billings, Montana on Sept.24, 1977 to John and Linda Benders. He grew up in Boyd, MT and graduated from Joliet High School in 1996. Danny was a Montana boy through and through. He lived for the outdoors. Growing up you could...
  • The message from residents and ranchers to U.S. Congressman Greg Gianforte (R) was clear; namely to protect the headwaters of the East Rosebud Creek from any and all proposed power installations. At present, legislation is going through the Senate to designate the Creek as a wild and scenic entity. The bipartisan bill, spearheaded by U.S. Senators...

July, 2017

  • To the Editor, As you may have heard already, we are saddened by the loss of Carbon County Commissioner John Grewell, who passed away in the early morning hours of July 23, 2017. John had represented the Joliet District since 2010 and he worked tirelessly as a Commissioner rep- resenting the citizens of Carbon County until the very end. His...
  • Sadly, Franke W. Wallila, age 78, left this world too soon on July 19, 2017 from injuries related to an ATV accident. Franke was born in Jamestown, North Dakota on May 5, 1939 to Waino Wallila and Ermagardt Bertha (Franke) Wallila where Ermagardt could be closer to her parents. They immediately returned to the family ranch in Roberts, Montana. He...
  • John Grewell of Silesia, Montana, lived a full life. He was a man who got things done. He knew that reputation is earned. And he fol- lowed the motto that character is doing what’s right when nobody’s looking. The oldest of Lowell and Eunice’s six children, he served three tours in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star. When...