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Letters to the Editor

Choppy waters ahead

Dan Reinhard, Minot One of the most disastrous maritime events in history happened on April, 15, 1912, when the “unsinkable” Titanic collided with an iceberg. Due to insufficient quantities of lifeboats that were available and half-filled to capacity when launched, only 710 passengers ...

Stand up to the bigots

Dina Butcher, Bismarck North Dakota has spent millions of dollars to defend unconstitutional laws rammed through our legislature by self righteous zealots bent on making abortion illegal and unsafe while also ensuring that comprehensive sex education (which deters unwanted pregnancies!) is ...

It didn’t have to get this bad

Shelly Ventsch, New Town October 3-9, 2021 is Fire Prevention Week. With this year’s frequent fires, Smokey Bear must be exhausted. If he visits the Ft. Berthold Reservation, his oversized head will be clutched in his great paws, uncertain if smoke is a wildfire or an oil well’s ...

No king for me

Gary Berube, Mandan We do not want our Congressional representatives to support any of this socialist spending 1.5 trillion, 3.5 trillion. This is irresponsible and way out of the realm of realistic. We are talking Trillions, not hundreds of dollars. It does not even come close to ...

God Bless Texas

Steven Moen, Minot After reading Jenna Vanhorne’s analysis of the Texas abortion law I am wondering if I am in a time warp as her take on this is exactly how the Nazi’s justified the killing of all the mentally and physically challenged along with all the elderly in Germany prior to ...

Do the right thing

Rhonda Bjertness, Minot In November 2020, millions of voters like me went to the polls and cast a ballot for Joe Biden. Now, with a relentless GOP attack on our voting rights underway, I’m asking President Biden to return the favor. It’s time for Biden to go further than talking about ...