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We all need to learn how to be natives

Monday was Indigenous Peoples Day. While it is meant to honor Native Americans especially, it also honors indigenous peoples everywhere, and – most importantly – the indigeneity in all of us. The...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A Yes vote on CC will work for all of us

I am one who wants so much to have better schools in Colorado – and voting Yes on Proposition CC is a way to make that happen. No one and no government is perfect, but we have a chance to work...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No on Prop CC, to discipline Democrats

State legislators already overspent the 2020 budget by more than $100 million. Why didn’t legislators see this coming? They did. In fact, along with Gov. Jared Polis, they purposely low-balled...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hey, you big spenders: Hands off TABOR

Coloradans soon have an opportunity to make sure that our state’s spending stays under control. The November 2019 ballot has a Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights question. Please vote to preserve the right...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lenetta Shull for Dolores School Board

I would like to take this opportunity to encourage everyone to vote in the upcoming election on Nov. 5. Dolores schools have experienced some serious turmoil over the past few years, but I believe...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This tax ask is sincere and respectful

Ballot measure 4A, to retain and attract quality teachers, is a thoughtful ask of our community. In preparing this measure, the school district took great care to ensure the voice of the community...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Phil Kasper right choice for school board

I want to recommend Phil Kasper for the Dolores Board of Education. I spent 12 years as a school board member in another Colorado district (RE1J) so I am familiar with the qualifications necessary...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote NO on all of it; defend our TABOR

This year, all the ballot issues have one thing in common – TABOR overrides. The stated goals of the issues, whether meritorious or not, are secondary. Prop CC, if Prop C of 2005 is a lesson, will...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Invest now in teachers and education

I am writing to urge property owners to vote for Ballot Issue 4A this November. This property tax increase will be solely dedicated to teacher and staff salaries and to improving safety for the...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

People have power to bring back wolves

I appreciate Art Requena addressing his concerns about wolf restoration in Colorado (“This is no time to bring more wolves ,” letters, Sept. 26), but there are factual inaccuracies which would...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

There’s more to life than self-survival

Two men were sitting at the table behind us having a rather loud, but friendly, conversation. It wasn’t difficult to hear them and we weren’t focused on listening to the conversation, until I heard...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please support me for school board

I am a candidate for the Dolores Re-4A School District Board. My family has lived in Dolores for four generations. My husband and I have four grown children and five grandchildren. My background...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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