Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Dear Editor: Cost of Living

Dear Editor,

The cost of living seems to be increasing at an almost unthinkable rate! High as those costs climb though, Americans rise above it, because life must go on. Right?! The price of lumber, while it has fluctuated somewhat, is ridiculous. But construction goes on, seemingly unperturbed. Gas prices, while not too crazy yet, in our neck of the woods anyway, are rising. Related to that, food prices are on the rise.

It seems that the best option for many of us is to shop out of town, rather than at our local store. Either that or shop online. I am guilty of this. How many of us really cou...


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