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Disappointment over Title X vote

  The Ravalli County Commissioners voted 3-2 to reject continued funding for Title X Family Planning services on Friday, September 6th. We are extremely disappointed in the decision of the Commissioners to end this program. Family Planning provided an invaluable service to our community for over forty years. The impact of this decision is incomprehensible….

Eliminating health care unconscionable

  I have been a resident of Ravalli County longer than any other county in Montana, over 30 years. I have never been so disgusted and dismayed to live here until now. The three commissioners’ decision to vote to not accept funding for women’s health was completely unconscionable. To take funding away from people who…

Fairness true sign of leadership

  The letter from Mark and Victoria Adams illustrates some common misunderstandings about the role of the Mayor as the administrative leader for the Town. Their case was handled by the Planning and Zoning Official. (This was not me). His role was to make an official interpretation of the Development Code as it relates to…

U.S. should stay out of Syria

  You would think that the U.S. had learned its lesson about involvement in foreign wars that do not directly threaten our security. Think of Vietnam, Afghanistan (we stayed way too long), and Iraq. Those conflicts cost lives and trillions of dollars, dollars we must borrow. Perhaps more importantly the results are uncertain. We helped…

Medicaid expansion: protecting those who protected us

  In Montana, we take care of our veterans – the men and women who were willing to give so much for us. The sad truth is that many veterans in Montana don’t have access to the health care they need. Montana has the highest percentage of veterans without health insurance in the nation. All…

What are we eating?

  On May 23, our Senate overwhelming decided we do not have the right to know whether the foods we eat have genetically modified organism products in them. Sen. Jon Tester voted for the labeling; Sen. Max Baucus voted against this. Please take the time to thank and condemn each one for their vote. Tester:…

  Audubon calendars available Bitterroot Audubon has produced a new calendar with photos by local photographers and local students. The photos and drawings highlight the beauty of the fascinating birds found in the Bitterroot Valley. You can buy this one of a kind calendar online at the BAS website http://www.bitterrootaudubon.org/support-us or at the Farmers Market,…