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Lincoln loses a community leader and a friend

It's about 10 a.m. Monday morning as I write this, and things seem off kilter. The snowstorm that has finally blanketed Lincoln with much-needed snow...

 

Letter: Remembering my friend Bill Frisbee

I got to know Bill when we served as co-chairmen of the Lincoln hospital district, which was during the design and construction of the new Clinic....

 

Thanks for Neighbors Helping Neighbors shoppers, donations

Thrift Store “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” Thank you for your wonderful donations and shopping with us. For the whole month of December, I wanted to help shoppers have fun and get whatever you wan...

 

Letter: opinions and truth

It seems very odd to me that someone who doesn't seem to understand the English language would quote Shakespeare to support his narrow opinion of me....

 

Letter: Thanks for helping our family

My family and I would like to send a heartfelt Thank You to our wonderful community. From the cup of coffee and wonderful dinners so we could spend...

 

Thanks for the success of Angel Tree, Christmas Food Boxes

Big Montana Hug and Thank you! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to our “Lincoln Community.” A big grateful thanks all who took a tag from the angel tree at the bank and did some shopping or...

 

Letter: Hit home?

Wow, I must have really hit home. It took Liz Cain four really long columns to rebut my belief that Mr. Carroll was entitled to speak his opinions...

 

Comments on Congress: The Political Landscape Ahead

In the days following George H. W. Bush's death, it was impossible to ignore the mood that settled over much of the country: a yearning for the...

 

Letter: Dogs at large a problem

According to Jennifer, the Lewis and Clark County animal control officer, there is no restraint or leash law in Lincoln. Your dog can be labeled...

 

Letter: A Broader Biblical View

I am a Christian minister with a different view than some of what I have been hearing locally. I do not seek any debate but I do feel compelled to...

 

Guest Editorial: What makes a community

Some of the first towns in Montana were Virginia City, Helena and Ft. Benton. In the 1860's these small collections of huts, founded on natural...

 
 By Liz Cain    Viewpoints    January 2, 2019

Opinion: ministers, politics and Trump

How can I express my opinion without starting a feud? Words matter, and they should be written and read carefully. I'm sorry Richard Debick did not...

 

Letter: Appreciative of Teresa

To the Editor, Every now and then you read a letter in the BVD about an outstanding person in Lincoln! This letter is about someone we all know. Her...

 

Letter: A New City

Travel to a New City Air Fare – Free Food and drinks – Free Luxurious accommodations – Free Destination: New Jerusalem No shoveling snow, no staying in out of the weather, no pollution, no...

 

Op/Ed: Changing House Rules will weaken checks & balances

As former House Speakers and Senate Presidents of the Montana Legislature, we question the wisdom of making significant changes to the rules of operation in the Montana House. Currently, there is a gr...

 

Letter: NRA protects us

Several weeks ago I saw a little geek standing on a street corner with a sign that said "NRA, NRA how many children have you killed today?" CNN...

 

Letter: Unfair criticism

I guess what Liz Cain was saying in an article several weeks ago was that her opinions are all important and Dave Carroll's are not. She even went so...

 

Letter: Daines let Montana down

Our Senators voted recently on whether active duty service members and their spouses deserve to have laws enforced that defend them from illegally...

 

Letter: A belated thank you

A belated thank you to Michael Stansberry and his crew for cutting the big dead trees on Flesher Pass before someone was injured or killed - working on those step rocky slopes had to be challenging!...

 

Letter: Who was in charge?

Who was in charge when: 1. Fast and Furious was implemented and thousands of guns were given to the Mexican drug cartels in hope they could be traced...

 

Op/ed: Why we're fighting to stop the American Prairie Reserve

Parker Heinlein's recent column in the Bozeman Chronicle ("Fewer cowboys? Don't blame the American Prairie Reserve," Nov. 1) is a perfect example of t...

 

Letter: Tired of mean spirited comments

I am so tired of reading the false and mean-spirited comments about former President Barack Obama. One doesn't have to like his policies or his...

 

Letter: Scott's professionalism delivers

Dear Editor Catherine Scott is not a personal friend of mine. She has not asked me to write this letter. I doubt she even knows this is my hometown....

 

Letter: Leaders of Faith priorities

Leaders of faith who support I-186, this is a job for the legislature. You Leaders of Faith should comment on the commandment “Thou Shalt not bear false witness.” It is your duty to remind us...

 

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