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On American Prairie

Dear Editor, I recently read an American Prairie Reserve (APR) article titled, 'Freese Scale for Grassland Biodiversity, Background Summary'. This strange document was designed to justify the program proposed by APR. They rate 10 'ecological...

 

A letter in support of APR

Dear Editor, I was a range management specialist for the Malta Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field office for over 30 years. After retiring in 2007, I was hired by the American Prairie Reserve (APR). As such, I’ve had considerable professional...

 

Stoneberg says 'BLM bias showing'

Dear Editor, I was very disturbed by the interview Glasgow Courier publisher AJ Etherington had with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) District Manager Mark Albers as reported in the Glasgow Courier and Phillips County News. Mr. Albers, "clarified...

 

Applauding letters to the editor about APR

Dear Editor, This is my approval of Jack D. Jones letter to the editor on May 2, 2018, on his objection to the change of livestock to domestic hybrid bison on public lands. I don't have knowledge of the laws, but I do concur with his disapproval of...

 

Fight the land grab; write to the BLM

Dear Editor, The extreme environmentalists came with many different names but they all have one plan in sight and that is to make an International Park, extending from the Canadian Grass Land Park, which is just across the boarder at Frenchmen...

 

Loving the baby photos in birth announcements

Dear Editor, The sweet photos besides the write-ups of newborns are such a joy and delight to view! A baby brings so many blessings, so many stories and so many joys; my parenting experience proves it. There are so many things to be thankful for,...

 

Lengthy letter objecting to 'change class of livestock,' APR requests

Dear Editor, This letter is to file my total objection to “change class of livestock from cattle to domestic hybrid bison on public lands”. BLM by moving forward is in clear violation of: 1. Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 43, USC...

 

Time for property owners to unite and let voices be heard

Dear Editor, I am encouraging everyone to thoroughly read the American Prairie Reserve (APR) website as well as its “sister” organization, the Friends of the American Serengeti (FoAS) website, an independent, tax-privileged organization in German...

 

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...

 

'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...

 

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