Tipton protecting small business lending

As CEO of First Southwest Bank, I would like to thank Congressman Tipton for signing onto a bipartisan letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to vote against President Trump’s proposed...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Retirement programs good for business

Colorado lawmakers may soon vote on a bill to establish a Colorado secure choice savings plan, which would allow employees to contribute to publicly-administered retirement accounts through modest...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A savings time reminder would be nice

Beginning March 12, “March Madness” was imposed on us once again. No, not that March Madness; the March Madness called daylight savings time. This insanity began again in 1966. The enhanced...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Public land landlocked by private owners

In the picturesque regions of the western United States, particularly Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah, an abundance of your public lands are being landlocked by private land...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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Trump’s stunning foreign policy reversal is an overdue wake up call

WASHINGTON – The world is agog at Donald Trump’s head-snapping foreign policy reversal. He runs on a platform of America First. He renounces the role of world policeman. He excoriates parasitic...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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Karma, precedent and now we have the nuclear option

WASHINGTON – For euphemism, dissimulation and outright hypocrisy, there is nothing quite as entertaining as the periodic Senate dust-ups over Supreme Court appointments and the filibuster. The...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Make your voice heard re: proposed gravel operation

On Thursday, April 13th, from 6-8 pm at the county courthouse at 109 W Main Street, the Montezuma County Planning and Zoning Commission will review a High Impact Permit for 35 acres at 25716 Road L...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Disregard for public health is alarming

I am deeply disturbed by the blatant disregard for public health by the current presidential administration. Our health should not be a political issue at all, let alone a partisan one. The value...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter to Sen. Gardner about methane

I hope you will read this letter and consider my stance that methane is a serious problem and most toxic for those of us living under the largest methane cloud ever witnessed. To not support...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tax dollars should not fund radio, TV or art

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), as a part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), were a couple of the extravagances that President...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please build shelter somewhere else

To Montezuma County Commissioners and all others: can’t you please find another area to build a homeless shelter? Why all the buildings in one formerly quiet place – trucks, lights and a two-story...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

PBS one of America’s best investments

We oppose President Trump’s proposal to wipe out federal funding for public broadcasting. Seventy-three percent of Americans, both Republican and Democrat, agree. At just $1.35 per citizen...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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