Opinion

Letter of thanks to Dolores community

Thank you for electing me to fill a seat on the Dolores RE-4A School District Board of Education. It is a privilege to work on behalf of students and teachers. In fact, I can’t think of a more...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help veterans renew Choice Program

On Dec. 31, the Veterans Choice Program is due to expire if not renewed. The program allows vets to see local doctors instead of traveling long distances to Veterans Administration facilities for...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Process used by district defies logic

I did not vote for Proposition 3A to increase the mill levy to fund improvements within the Mancos School District. I’m not opposed to students receiving a good education, but I am opposed to...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No improvement without any teachers

Some people have expressed the desire to see improvement in the quality of the teaching before they will give teachers a better pay. What happens when teachers find they can get better pay...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Local people support drilling in ANWR

The single biggest reason to support the opening of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development is that it is widely supported by the people of Alaska, the people of the Arctic...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hold Tipton accountable for gun deaths

Since Scott Tipton has been in office at the state and federal level, there have been literally hundreds of thousands of gun deaths. He has not only done nothing to reduce this number, but even...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton’s column ignored climate change

Climate change is totally missing from Congressman Tipton’s column on forest health and wildfires, “The truth about forest health,” (Journal, Sept. 22). Warming temperatures (predicted for...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Demand tax accounting before reforms

How can Congress credibly and honestly put forth a tax reform plan when rich Americans (some in Congress!) are hiding their taxable income in offshore tax havens and don’t even contribute to our...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Show progress first, then ask for money

Voters have voiced their opinion on raising property taxes: No! I’m all for higher pay for teachers and better school buses, etc., but as mentioned in previous letters by others, the burden should...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Competition at state is unfair to our kids

For the fourth year in a row, my wife and I had the privilege of watching the Marching Panthers at state. They performed great under adverse conditions. However, for the fourth year in a row we...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

At the least, commissioners owe apology

“Fake News” (Journal, Oct. 18) from our Montezuma County Commissioners? Really? Can’t they just pick up the phone or walk into the offices of the Colorado State University Extension employees...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Act of kindness deserves to be mentioned

My husband and I walked to the homecoming football game, about six blocks. Once there, Rollie realized he had forgotten his wallet. He was going to walk back home and get it when a man who had...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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