Letters Policy

The Star welcomes letters to the editor from its readers expressing opinions on any issue of public interest. Due to space limitations, preference will be given to letters written by area residents or addressing local topics. No form letters, please. Letters must include the writer's name and an address and daytime phone number for verification. They should be legible and less than 500 words in length. Please limit letters to one per month. The Star reserves the right to edit letters for length, taste and possible libel. Viewpoints expressed in letters are not necessarily those of the Star.


04/14/2014 - 4:23pm
  Dear editor, This is just a reminder that when choosing child safety seats, we need to have a few guidelines. I have noticed lately that there are several safety seats for sale on Miles City Virtual Marketplace. Please be aware that not all used safety seats are safe. Anything that is six years old should not be used. Check the date on the side of the seat; if there is not date, you don...
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:22pm
  Dear editor, The recent standoff in Nevada between the BLM and rancher Clive Bundy proves one thing: the West is a political tinderbox that the slightest spark could ignite into bloodshed. Concerning Bundy, he may or may not be the hero some make him out to be, but the BLM’s use of
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:22pm
  Dear editor, National Volunteer Appreciation Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to our communities that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:21pm
  Dear Editor, My name is Kristen Selk. I am a sophomore at Custer County District High School. I am also a CCDHS athlete, daughter of a CCDHS coach, and a manager of the Cowboy basketball teams. It is in this last capacity that I would like to speak.  For those who know me, they know I
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:21pm
  Dear editor, The City of Miles City Health Board is seeking a new member.  If you are interested in sitting on this board, please submit a letter of interest to Mayor C.A. Grenz, PO Box 910, Miles City, MT  59301.  Letters of interest should be submitted by April 30, 2014.
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:20pm
  Dear editor, It is very interesting watching the powers to be in Billings, crying about the terrible coal and oil trains disrupting your poor lives. I've been watching you for 30 or 40 years reap the benefits from the coal mines in Colstrip, Sarpy Creek and Decker. You have had a bonanza
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:19pm
  Miles City Walleyes Unlimited Chapter would like to extend an invitation to our annual banquet which will be held on May 3 at the Fairgrounds.  Proceeds from our banquet go back to our community.  In the past we have made many improvements at Spotted Eagle Lake.  Miles City is