Opinion

Be thankful for men who remove snow

I think we should say thank-you to the men of the public works department for the removal of all the snow. I feel they don’t get the appreciation that they deserve for coming in early or staying...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Guys, enough war – or it’s the asteroid

The Gulf War in Iraq, under President George H. W. Bush, in 1991, had about 100 U.S. military casualties. The global community was relieved and he has my blessings to rest in peace. Unfortunately,...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please don’t pass recklessly in winter

To everyone driving this winter season, when passing someone on the road, please be courteous and don’t cut back in so close to the vehicle behind you. The gravel shoots back and chips that...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Person shamelessly ruined Xmas display

I simply cannot understand the mentality of those that choose to destroy things. To those of you that came into our yard to destroy part of our Christmas display, shame on you. Time, effort and...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We do have room for wolves in Colorado

When wolves come into a state either through natural migration or relocation, there is a similar pattern of fear and misinformation. I have worked as a veterinarian for 28 years, the majority deep...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

All have a role in ending sexual violence

In 2017 alone, Sexual Assault Services Organization (SASO) responded to 173 individuals who called the sexual assault hotline. Alternative Horizons responded to 539 individuals experiencing...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Entire hospital board needs to go now

The hospital is a critical component to any community and very important to Cortez since we are more isolated than other communities. I think that the entire board that oversees the operation of...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Where did those trillions of dollars go?

The most provocative news surfaced recently. It entailed the unauthorized spending of $21 trillion by the Pentagon between 1998 and 2015. This was discovered by an economics professor and shared...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Appeal to Rep. Scott Tipton on climate

I appreciate your work as a legislator to address problems that affect us nationally and locally in Southwest Colorado. I appreciate your insight and campaign promises to address key issues...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

House bill to tax carbon is ray of hope

It was recently reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will grant $20.2 million to wildfire recovery projects in Colorado counties. We are grateful for this and other actions to address...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Appeal to Rep. Scott Tipton on climate

I appreciate your work as a legislator to address problems that affect us nationally and locally in Southwest Colorado. I appreciate your insight and campaign promises to address key issues...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The hospital must be more accountable

“Our hospital” for our county and our citizens, Southwest Memorial Hospital: My question is, what are the hospital directors doing? First we need $30 million for a huge remodel that after 2.5 years...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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