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Imagine living in an occupied state

In response to Charlotte Trolinger’s letter on Aug. 11: Perspective is one-sided if you buy the occupiers' narrative. Ashkenazy Jews were groo…

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Against the Beach injustice

I recently read the letter to the editor in the Aug. 11 edition, submitted by Diane Foley.

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East Rosebud deserves to be Wild and Scenic

Rivers are an asset to all Montanans. Some of the simplest and most affordable acts of relaxation and recreation take place along Montana's am…

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Protect people from wood smoke

Since the Associated Press picked up the story, I became aware of the recent situation on Olson Drive where a neighbor assaulted another with …

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Koch brothers betting big money on Daines

The billionaire Koch brothers have been spending hundreds of millions of dollars directly or indirectly through PACs to elect extreme right wi…

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Your feedback: Billings weighs in on NDO vote

The Billings Gazette asked about the Billings City Council's decision on the non-discrimination ordinance. Here's a selection of responses. 

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Ask more questions about Beach imprisonment

Montana has a proud history of "vigilante justice." It worked in past centuries when the Montana justice system was understaffed. It got rid o…

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Citizens' report should help steer bison management

We, as Montanans, have a responsibility to try to right some of the appalling history of the treatment of the American bison. During the past …

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Vote for Enzi on Aug. 19 in Wyoming

Sen. Enzi has been a lifelong friend. 

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Try to imagine life in Gaza

Most of us cannot imagine the conditions of daily life now experienced by Gaza's people, even without a military assault — two hours of electr…

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Hutterite books present negative view of culture

I used to live at Kilby Butte Colony near Roundup until I got married in 2012 and moved to my husband's colony in North Dakota. The colony whe…

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Businesses should have choice about serving gays

Should same sex marriage be legalized in Montana (which is likely; the issue is up for consideration in our courts), then the nondiscriminatio…

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A matter of civil rights, equal rights

The true facts inherent in the proposed NDO (which are in direct opposite to Mark Carlstrom's recent advertisement in The Gazette) are as follows:

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Vote Democratic to protect public lands

I have a message for hunters and fishermen as well as others who use and enjoy our public land or are engaged in the business of tourism.

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Congress hasn't earned 5-week vacation

Does the American public realize or care that the Congress is taking a five-week vacation with the crisis on the border spiraling out of contr…

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Council should not seek AG opinion on NDO

I am proud that the City Council has developed a nondiscrimination ordinance and spent hours listening to input. I want to see the council tak…

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Give Montanans regular ethanol-free gas

During a recent vacation trip to North Dakota and Minnesota, I found that ethanol-free gasoline is available at many gas stations in both regu…

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Draft NDO goes against Christian values

As I read through the draft of the NDO, it appears that the City Council is really trying to be as neutral as possible. However, it is impossi…

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Excessive COLA's in public safety levy proposal

Everyone knows we need more police officers in Billings. However the new public safety levy has COLA raises in it as well as longevity pay, in…

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Hunters must speak up to preserve hunting

Those of us that practice the art of hunting are in the minority. The non-hunting majority could shut us down in a heartbeat if they believed …

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