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If APR threatens us, you may be next

Dear Editor, The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is asking for the public’s help in determining what it should analyze as it considers proposed changes to several grazing leases. American Prairie Reserve (APR) controls private properties tied to... Full story

 

'APR bullies going after another greedy land grab'

Dear Editor, Well, well, well, here we go again! The APR bullies are going for another greedy land grab. Their goal is to now take over thousands of BLM acres so their huge bison herd can’t roam freely within a fenced boundary that will keep the...

 

Join me at BLM Scoping meeting April 11

Dear Editor, In reading the Phillips County News, you can read all about the American Prairie Reserve (APR) wanting to have the Bison (Buffalo) graze on BLM lands for 12 months of the year. Cattle can only graze on BLM from April 1 to November 30....

 

Join me in praying for this nation

Dear Editor, We are all aware of the horror and grief that we are seeing because of the mass shootings across the nation. We cannot listen to the news without being subjected to a barrage of “what happened, “what was not done, “what should be...

 

Tipping my hat to the PC Fair Board

Dear Editor, A Tip of the hat and a high five to the Phillips County Fair Board for their choice to headline the night Show. I can't think of three other entertainers I would rather see. They are all very good musicians in their own right. Again,...

 

Hoping this time is different following Florida school Shooting

Dear Editor, Watching the protests regarding the slaughter at the Florida school. Saw a kindergartener with a sign asking "PROTECT ME." Pretty tough having 5-year-olds to have to ask our country to protect him. Hopefully, the campaign started by the...

 

Laws don't change behavior; Prayers can change the world

Dear Editor, February 15th, 2018 I cried today. I cried for all the victims of the Florida school shooting and for their families and loved ones. I cried for the staff at that school and for the whole community. I cried for Nikolas Cruz. I prayed...

 

Facts to chew on during ''Through with Chew Week'

Dear editor, February 18-24 is “Through with Chew Week.” “Through with Chew Week” is a public awareness campaign designed to reduce the use of smokeless tobacco among young people by calling attention to the use of smokeless tobacco and...

 

Correcting blogger in Saco on water rates

To the residents of Saco: I just found out that one of our citizens has a new website out. I’m glad somebody wants to let people know what’s going on in town, and what’s happening at our council meetings. When I read his newsletter that he...

 

Do you think you will ever learn anything?

Dear Editor, Memories, memories. Allow me to share a few with you. In the tiny town of Saco, I was walking down the sidewalk when I noticed a young, beautiful, well dressed, slender lady. I inquired at the grocery store and was told “oh, she’s...

 

Very grateful for story on Edwards and McLellan building

Dear Editor, The Wednesday, January 3, edition of the PC News surely brought back some family history and memories for me. It was wonderful to read that Scott and Gina Simanton have opened their new business on Front Street, in a totally refurbished...

 

Reward now $25,000

In January 3rd edition “letter to the Editor” Mr. Plouffe asks a question that needs to be answered. Does Sleeping Buffalo have insurance on the hot water well, and stand to gain anything by its destruction? The answer is clearly NO. Sleeping...

 

More about Will & Laura

Editor, Your 100 years ago research may bring out the story about Will and Laura Claypool. Will and Laura were neighbors and married in 1916, homesteading in Black Coulee. Your recent 100 years ago column found that Laura Claypool died in childbirth...

 

Introspections with Barbara S.

Dear editor, Trump got friendly with Putin again thru his chummy talks during the Asian trip. Trump states he believes Putin when he stated to him that the Russians did not get involved with the election. Yet the fact that OUR intelligence agencies...

 

Generator for KMMR

Dear Editor, After the recent Phillips County power outages it became apparent how important the local KMMR radio station was for providing immediate information: storm reports, school closures, bus routes, road reports, etc. Because of this the...

 

Thoughts from Helen D.

Dear Editor, This episode was told to my husband and me by a young Montana instructor: A high school boy had stated that he intended to kill himself. The next day he was found dead! It bothered me for sometime as to why the teacher didn’t ask the...

 

The rest of the story

Dear Editor, And now you know — the rest of the story It happened in N.E. Montana. A rancher announced to his family that the three-wheeler needed repairs and therefore should not be ridden until a mechanic diagnostic would trace the problem. Unkno...

 

A simple 'sorry' would suffice

Dear Editor, First I would like to send my best wishes to Mark Hebert and hope he gets his health issues resolved successfully and quickly, we're lucky to have him in this town. Get better soon Mark! Second I'd like to ask, are we adults or...

 

Taking a stand

Dear Editor, As a member of the silent majority, a person who Obama said clings to my guns and my religion, the time has come for all of us in the silent majority to make public our views. This article focuses on the NFL situation kneeling during...

 

Don't take friends for granted

Dear Editor, Suicide has to be one of the saddest words in the English language. It’s a word you are never ready to hear. Dr. Scott Hahn, a professor at Stevensville University, spoke on an episode in his life. He was en route to a speaking...

 

Cutting Amtrak's long distance

The Trump Administration’s FY2018 budget proposal calls for eliminating Amtrak’s long distance passenger rail service while preserving service for the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and state supported routes. Included in this proposal to eliminate... Full story

 

Donnie Lynn's perspective

Thanks to the PCN for welcoming different opinions and perspectives on matters that affect all of us. This will be my first of several and I will offer my opinion based on presented facts. I watched today as senate democrats were giving questions to...

 

All opinions matter

Dear Editor, I read in your newspaper this week (9-13-17), that someone is upset by your publishing of letters to the editor that are slightly critical of President Trump, and believe that you are committing 'slander" and "libel" by doing so....

 

Not happy with opinions on President Trump in the PCN

Dear Editor, The Phillips County News Letters to the Editor states in fine print that it will not print libelous and scandalous editorials. However, in our opinion, it continually prints scandalous, libelous and non-fact based editorials against our...

 

Summer Reading Program Thanks

Dear Editor, I'd like to thank the Phillips County Public Library and all the businesses who contributed to the Summer Reading Program for children that recently ended. Our girls had lots of fun collecting their rewards for reading (or being read...

 

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