Letters to the Editor

Wackrow says he’s not the proofreader

October 10, 2018 at 8:19 am

To the Editor,Each Friday, while my wife is leafing through that week’s Hungry Horse News, I facetiously ask her whether my name is mentioned anywhere. (It has been many years since I have done anything of note in the community that would w...

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What happened, Grand Old Party?

September 26, 2018 at 8:13 am

Can you guess which U.S. President said this in his inaugural address?“How can we love our country and not love our countrymen? And loving them, reach out a hand when they fall, heal them when they’re sick, and provide opportunities to ma...

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Many welcome grading of North Fork Road

September 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Pave the Road? Dust hung over my field at Hay Creek like fog in the evening. The North Fork Road has been improved since I first travelled over the Forest Service one lane road with turnouts. The road was paved to Canyon Creek in 1971. The ...

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Legion says thank you

September 12, 2018 at 1:01 pm

This year at the Heritage Days 8th annual car show, the American Legion served 273 people at the BBQ, raising $1,000. This money will be used for charities. At our last meeting, we voted to send $500 to the FVCC Schlarship Veterans Fund. We...

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Principal excited about new school year

August 29, 2018 at 7:46 am

The first day of the Columbia Falls High School 2018-19 school year is on Thursday and plenty of preparation has already gone into creating another outstanding year. Teachers started work on Monday and freshman student and parent orientatio...

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History of the Crooked Tree

August 08, 2018 at 8:41 am

I must respond to your article about the Crooked Tree Motel. I was there before it was a motel (one of the few “natives” left here).My family rented the first cabin built there in June 1947. It was four walls with a roof (no water, nor elec...

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Concerns about Sperry fire

July 18, 2018 at 8:02 am

This letter is written in response to the Review of Fire at Glacier National Park’s Sperry Chalet released by the National Park Service on June 21, 2018. The report was reactive in nature and stressed both what could have been done better ...

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Fire prevention helps economy

July 11, 2018 at 6:57 am

Nature is one of Montana’s greatest treasures, and wildfire occurs each summer only because we’re so fortunate to live amid millions of acres of unspoiled forests and prairies. Although wildfire plays a natural role in ecology, there’s no d...

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Planners sought for elementary upgrades

July 04, 2018 at 7:55 am

Dear Members of the School District Six Community:As many of our district facilities age, The Columbia Falls School District Six Trustees have determined that a review of our elementary facilities and how these facilities are serving the ne...

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GNP should take dust seriously

June 06, 2018 at 8:04 am

Years ago, concerned about the dust from the North Fork Road that I saw crossing the North Fork river and onto the glaciers ­— I asked GNP officials how many air quality monitoring stations they had.They “thought” they had one that was work...

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