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Addressing letter about APR

Dear Editor, In last week’s PCN Troy Blunt explained recent actions taken against his family by the American Prairie Reserve. According to Troy’s letter APR, in order to protect their private property rights, has denied access to approximately ...

 

What happened to appreciation?

Dear Editor, Whatever happened to the feeling of sincere appreciation that was deeply felt within us? It seems that for some time people, the feelings of appreciation is short-lived and gone in seconds. I will give you an example of the appreciation...

 

Malta American Legion Celebrates 100th

Dear Editor, Malta Post 57 of the American Legion will, be participating in the 100th Birthday of the organization by holding a display next spring on Memorial Day. Malta was the site of the HUGE 1st Convention on June 30th and July 1st 1919, and...

 

Hazel's battle with cancer

Dear Editor, Reflecting back, her life was indeed amazing. Upon her husband’s retirement, Hazel telephoned me and informed me that they were en route to Oregon. Their only son resided close to Portland, Ore., and he had located a suitable home for...

 

Help heal by listening, prayer

Dear Editor, On Sunday, September 30, my wife, daughter, and I took part in the Suicide Prevention Walk in Malta. We were greatly encouraged to see the large number of people and young people who were there. At the gathering at the VFW after the...

 

'Would they know the difference between a Brahman bull and a bison?'

Dear Editor, I have often wondered whether the supporters of the American Prairie Reserve who live outside of Montana and outside of the U.S. would know the difference between a Brahman bull and a bison if they saw them on the grasslands....

 

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...

 

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