GOP just showed how inept it really is

Recent news stories have credited President Trump with the Republican party’s failure to make good on its promises to repeal the affordable health care act. The Republican leadership in the House...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

‘Poacher Protection Act’ a very bad idea

Earlier this year Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) introduced H.R. 622, the Local Enforcement for Local Lands Act, also known as the “Poacher Protection Act.” This bill would abolish the law enforcement...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

ANWR again threatened by development

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska is one of the largest remaining complete ecosystems in the world. The refuge contains the greatest diversity of animals in any conservation area in...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Tipton’s stand on public lands suspect

I listened to Rep. Scott Tipton’s March 8 telephone town hall meeting, and one question in particular bothered me. Bob from Pueblo asked Rep. Tipton why he thinks public lands should be...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

AmeriCorps deserves thanks and support

In the spring of 2001, after spending four years of active duty as a firefighter in the U.S. Air Force, I moved to Colorado and joined an AmeriCorps program. I became an education mentor for a...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Revise methane rule for the right reasons

After reading several letters to the editor the last few weeks concerning the BLM methane gas rule, filled with a mixture of facts and emotional opinions, I’ve also decided to write. A letter...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Cortez politicians neglect the homeless

It’s too bad Cortez has corrupt politicians, instead of an old school building that could be used as the Bridge Shelter for the homeless. Have you ever tried to write a letter to the editor on the...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

U.S. founded on democratic principles

Currently, America is not the greatest nation on earth — it’s fourth. Germany is first. We have some work to do. We are not a country “under God.” That was added to the pledge in 1954. It didn’t...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Valid concerns, but the wrong approach

The outdoor industry’s approach to persuade Utah’s policy concerning the Bears Ears National Monument in their favor by threatening to pull $45 million of Utah state revenue is by definition and...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Local voices silenced about Bears Ears

I want to speak strongly as the other “mostly silenced” voice of the people who live in San Juan County, Utah. Who better than us (or our former kinsmen) should have a say in what happens in their...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Explore alternatives to ‘negative factor’

The Colorado Legislature again will be struggling to balance the budget and it looks like they will do it again on the back of K-12 education by decreasing the constitutionally-mandated spending...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

It is time to make America think again

Demagogue: a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument. Rule against me and you are a “so-called judge.” Speak...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor