Opinion

Band shell is different than a bandstand

A new city park is being planned on the site of the former high school. Among the possibilities for things to include there is a band shell. A summer concert in the park with picnic baskets and...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Health care: We need to demand more

Last fall I met a retired couple living nearby in an RV. Their daughter had contracted a debilitating disease requiring costly treatments. Although they had health care insurance, their daughter...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Government health care sounds terrible

I recently saw a quote from Twila Brase, president of the Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom – She had this question: “If government-controlled health care systems – in other countries and the...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please write more about this president

President Trump did not leave the golf course after two mass murders, and once he flew off to Ohio and Texas hospitals, three days later, he quickly talked with an influential NRA CEO that wanted...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

George Will and I both have had enough

George Will, a respected , prominent and honored long-time conservative author and presence in political D.C., is also a former member of the Republican Party. He is among the many who have written...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No room here for mockery, conspiracies

Our forefather’s values were those of dignity within diversity. That is a fact. It was a new narrative among old objects. No longer would kings wield power to make right. “We the people” would...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get airport in shape with these steps

A few years ago, Skywest Airlines indicated to the City Council and airport manager that they were interested in bidding the Essential Air Service contract using a 50- or 70-seat twin engine CRJ...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Alzheimer’s Association is crucial to us

Our grandmother and uncle died from this disease. Now we are watching our mother die from it. It is so hard to watch someone you love, who was so full of life, loving and giving, become someone who...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Southwest Memorial staff are just super

I have often heard “bad” things about Southwest Memorial. Well, I would like to say that during my recent bout of feeling badly and having to go to the ER and then to Medi-Surgery, I have never...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Leftists are trying to destroy America

If ever there were a more hypocritical bunch of misfits, the Democratic debates proved it. The blood lust hatred for this country is unlike anything ever seen. One glaring example: Trump’s comment...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

My dog and I thank the good people

July 26 was the 29th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Some people in Cortez and Montezuma County evidently haven’t gotten the word or don’t think the law applies to them. They...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton is sane on minimum wage hike

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed HR 582, “Raise the Wage Act,” and it is now being forwarded to the U.S. Senate. I want to thank our U.S. representative from the 3rd Congressional...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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