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Thanks for help with my mini-mansion

My mini-mansion is on its new foundation! I have many good people to thank, including my mother, Juanita; my sister Theresa; and Elaine Quarles for a great place to put roots down. Thanks to Rena...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

You put smiles on the migrants’ faces

Thank you to all the Montezuma County folks who donated caps to our Help Deming Help Migrants campaign. In a little more than a week, we collected 202 caps! That’s about enough to cover heads on...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

There has to be a better way on burns

Not sure how many community members are still stressed from last year’s fires? I know I am, and to watch the forest service conduct a prescribed burn again in the same area. There has to be a...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do EEA candidates care about costs?

On Friday, June 14, I attended the monthly Empire Electric Association board meeting. In attendance were Eric Lindgren and Carolyn Dunmire, both candidates for the current board of director...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Perfect place for a convention center

Since our commissioners are looking for new revenue opportunities for the landfill (i.e.: telecom tower placement), and are already on board with the idea of funding a convention center on county...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

President clearly committed high crimes

Special Counsel Robert Mueller made a public statement on May 29. In it, he outlined six facts discovered during the investigation into the president. 1) Russia significantly interfered with our...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for resisting this ‘red flag’ law

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin is to be applauded for his principled stand for America’s fundamental rights of due process, prohibition against unreasonable and invasive searches of home,...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Barker, Dunmire and Lindgren for EEA

Don’t toss the Empire Electric Association Ballot that you received in the mail! Greg Barker, Carolyn Dunmire, and Eric Lindgren will work to protect the environment, lower consumer rates and...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

These three EEA contenders have got it

Empire Electric Association shareholders should not miss this opportunity in the current board member election. Ballots have been mailed to us to select 3 EEA board members. Three of our candidates...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

On climate change, we can do all this

De-carbonizing our country will be an enormous challenge. The opportunity of that challenge will be in incredible job growth, an economic stimulant. The Brookings Institute just issued a report,...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Approval voting seeks your approval

The Approval Voting Party advocates the adoption of approval voting, a simple voting method that allows voters to choose any number of candidates for a given office. “Check all the candidates yay...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Is Gardner doing enough to stop Trump?

I have followed Sen. Cory Gardner’s voting record carefully since President Donald Trump was elected. Sen. Gardner has never broken from the Republican Party. This includes the pushing in of an...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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