U.S. founded on democratic principles

Currently, America is not the greatest nation on earth — it’s fourth. Germany is first. We have some work to do. We are not a country “under God.” That was added to the pledge in 1954. It didn’t...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Valid concerns, but the wrong approach

The outdoor industry’s approach to persuade Utah’s policy concerning the Bears Ears National Monument in their favor by threatening to pull $45 million of Utah state revenue is by definition and...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Local voices silenced about Bears Ears

I want to speak strongly as the other “mostly silenced” voice of the people who live in San Juan County, Utah. Who better than us (or our former kinsmen) should have a say in what happens in their...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Explore alternatives to ‘negative factor’

The Colorado Legislature again will be struggling to balance the budget and it looks like they will do it again on the back of K-12 education by decreasing the constitutionally-mandated spending...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

It is time to make America think again

Demagogue: a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument. Rule against me and you are a “so-called judge.” Speak...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

The Cortez traffic problem, in a poem

Great letter from Teresa Campbell about the traffic control in Cortez (Journal, Feb. 13). Her views mirror mine, so I will add a little poem that I have meant to send for some time: I drove to town...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Broadband editorial begs key questions

The Journal recently ran an editorial (Feb. 20) advocating for the right of local governments to provide broadband to its rural residents, and encouraging the state representatives to pass SB 42 so...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Tipton vote to repeal FWS rule

On February 16th, while we were distracted by the head-spinning chaos in the White House, Congress was quietly passing legislation to “make America great again.” One such action was HJ Res 69,...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Seeking legal help for Cortez court case

I have a court case in Cortez, and I don’t think I am being treated fairly because I can’t afford an attorney, and the public defender I was given will not help me explain to the court that I am...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Speak up and support our new president

I am one who was so excited to vote for President Donald Trump, and was very excited when he won the election. I have been shocked at the behavior of liberals who are not accepting the election...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Oppose repeal of BLM methane gas rule

You would think that a Congress that was going to take away our health care would want us to have a healthy environment in which to survive the lack of access to health care. In 2014, NASA...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Don’t let attack on press go unchallenged

Will Donald Trump silence the press? In a recent tweet, he labeled the media as “an enemy of the American people.” This is a strong attack, similar to those sounded by scores of autocrats...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor