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 Opinion    January 30, 2015 

Letter to the Editor:

Editor: I would like to share a valuable community resource with your readers. Energy Share of Montana is a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to provide emergency heating assistance to people facing loss of heat or lights in their home... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 26, 2015

Letter to the Editor: GOP had shabby performance at hearings

Editor: This past week we saw House Republicans attempting to control state agencies testimony at committee hearings. At our first committee meeting where we were to go through orientation the chair of the committee, Rep. Art Whittich, attempted to... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 26, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Havre has it – Sometimes it's just hidden

Editor: If you want to experience a little glimpse of Italy in your own backyard it can be found at 603 3rd Ave., at Nonna’s Coffee House. I called Leann after seeing an ad in the Havre Daily News to schedule a Christmas party for a small group of... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 15, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Supports governor's pre-K program

Editor: I would never profess to know the ins and outs of politics, but I do know moms. I publish Mamalode Magazine (“America’s best parenting magazine” — Lisa Stone CEO of BlogHer — which is published in Missoula) and I know firsthand... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 12, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Supports running controversial cartooons

Editor: Thank you for standing firm on your right to publish cartoons or anything else of that nature. Scott Peley of CBS Evening News made a great comment, " ... because there is no democracy without journalism." Myron Boyle Havr... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 12, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for helping me on 2nd Street

Editor: I would like to thank the men who helped me out Tuesday afternoon when my car got stuck in the snow on West 2nd Street. It took them a while to get me back on the road again, and I am grateful. Bless them all. Sorry I don't know any of... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 6, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Many helped to make New Year's Eve safe

Editor: The “Home Free” service provided on New Year’s Eve is a critically important part of our holiday Sober & Safe Campaign. This was our 19th year, and we are very grateful to those who make it all possible. This year, approximately 330 peo... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 22, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Havre businesses provide all kind of services year-round

Editor: Local businesses are what drive the Havre community every day. They generate the majority of our tax base to finance local government for police/fire protection, the parks we all enjoy and the schools our children and grandchildren attend.... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 22, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Boys & Girls Club partners with many to make holidays happier

Editor: If a body of water has no outlet, it becomes stagnant,but if the inflow is matched by the outflow, it becomes a source of freshness and life. Just so, the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line is not a stagnant “dead sea” receiving and... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 9, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Nominations sought for Booster Club's Dr. Jim Elliot Award

Editor: The Blue Pony Booster Club is in need of nominations for the Dr. Jim Elliott Memorial Award. Dr. Elliott’s family gave the first award in 2001 and purchased a plaque that hangs in a trophy case at the Havre High School’s west foyer with... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 8, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Fort Belknap Vets Stand Down was appreciated

Editor: United States veterans are an important part of each and every community. They have served and protected, and some have given the ultimate sacrifice to ensure that each and every American can live free. Unfortunately, many of those who have... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 8, 2014

Join United Way campaign - for Havre's sake

Editor: Isn’t it wonderful that we are done with the phone calls and extra mail that was so frequent in the last few months? We are free to get on with our daily lives and, as we head into the holiday season, it is time to be thankful for our many... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 4, 2014

So many helped out with Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Editor: To our community, The mission statement for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner states: “The purpose of this project is to provide a free Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings to all who wish to participate: rich, poor, young, old,... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 24, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Our loving God sets standards to live by

Editor: Pam Hillery's statement that (her) "God is a loving God" saddens me. It implies that those who oppose same-sex marriage believe in a God who isn't. But our God is also loving; He is also just, and He knows that boundaries are necessary. Or... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 18, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Illinois students want to learn about Montana's highlights

Editor: The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary, located in southern Illinois, is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region. The kids in the class think it would be fun to... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 17, 2014

Letters to the Editor: No high school activity has good kids or bad kids

Editor: As a parent of a Havre High School student who is participating in sports, I feel I need to address a few points brought up by Angela Pratt in the article about the school play. I do not believe that any activity more than any other has... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 13, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Businesswoman: Pre-K education is vital

Editor: As an innovator and business owner in Montana, I know firsthand how important it is that we have a strong workforce both now and into the future.  It is critical that our children learn to think creatively, to think outside the box, to... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 7, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Thanks for backing Haunted Walkway

Editor: The Atchison family would like to thank Havre and surrounding communities for the support shown during our “Haunted Walkway” during All Hallows Eve. We started back in 2010 with just a little bit of dress-up while we passed out candy to... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 7, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Thanks for help with Harvest Party

Editor: Thank you to all the community members who participated in the Eagles Manor Harvest Party. We would like to thank Walmart, Nalivka’s, Pizza Hut, Gary & Leo’s Fresh Foods and various residents for donating food, gift cards, cash and party... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 31, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Lots of good things happen at Rocky Boy

Editor: It seems that nothing good is going on out here in Rocky Boy. But I am here to tell you that is just not true. There are way more good going on out here than there is bad, way more. I have worked out here for 21 years now, and I consider... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 29, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Blaine County has right in legislation controversy

Editor: I respectfully have to disagree with your dart on Friday, Oct 24, about the Election Day rejection from the Blaine County offices.  I checked with my local clerk and recorder office in Hill County and found out that in Hill County you can... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 28, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Keep our public lands public

Editor: Our public lands are at risk.! In the United States, we have public access to some of the most splendid lands on earth. If certain political interests — local, state, and national — have their way, you and I will lose our rights to our... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 27, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Thanks to the community for help with Havre speech, debate and drama meet

Editor: I wanted to thank everyone who helped us at the Havre High School invitational speech, drama and debate tournament Saturday. We can’t put these tournaments on for the students without help from the community, and, again, people from... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 22, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Community thanked for its support of MSU-Nothern

Editor: I'd like to thank the Havre Daily News for your front-page coverage of the many important events going on at Montana State University-Northern this past weekend. I was thrilled to see so many community members come out to support us Saturday... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 20, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Thanks for help fighting domestic abuse

Editor: Hill County Family Planning and District 4 HRDC Domestic Violence Program would like to thank the numerous businesses, volunteers and participants who made the walk/run event a huge success: Special thank-you to: • Montana State... Full story

 

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