A verbal spanking administered to a Bismarck-based engineering firm provides a glimmer of hope that the North Dakota Legislature has not yet become a wholly owned subsidiary of the oil and gas industry.
In the Page One article in the Feb. 9 Forum, North Dakota State University historian Tom Isern, Ph.D., stated that the State Historical Preservation Office has not gone the extra mile and taken the lead in protecting and preserving the 17,340 acres in his proposed study of the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield area.
I am a senior at West Fargo High School. From a teenager’s point of view, I would like to give my input to the controversy of whether alcohol should be permitted in movie theaters.
I resent and condemn the feeling of distress you inflicted on thousands of your non-Christian readers by publishing a commentary by Ken Koehler titled “Knowledge of Earth’s axial tilt set down in the Bible by Creator” (The Forum, March 3).
The apparent willingness of the North Dakota Industrial Commission to better scrutinize wasteful flaring of natural gas in the Bakken oil play can add a layer of effective regulatory oversight that has been missing. That is, if it’s done right.
I was reminded of why I choose to live in the “Frozen North” recently when I was returning from a conference in Arizona.
The Forum editorial got it right (Feb. 20) when it opined about Oil Patch rent-gouging, describing it as amoral free market behavior.
Well, well, well. It looks like the chickens have finally come home to roost. I’m referring to a recent news article stating that the North Dakota Farm Bureau has scrapped its plan to propose an initiated measure to reform property taxes.
As the old Bison Sports Arena is replaced by the new Scheels Center over the next two years, it’s instructive to look back at overall progress at North Dakota State University during a decade or more.
Recent public statements have cast confusion about the roles of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, the State Historical Society of North Dakota Foundation, and the State Historic Preservation Office.
On Feb. 23, an editorial was printed in The Forum related to funding being provided to western North Dakota. I would like to provide facts that may change opinions expressed on the matter.
No matter the self-serving spin critics assign to a study about Fargo’s tax burden, it’s a good-news story for most taxpayers.