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Colorado is a big mess – thanks, Trump!

Colorado is a mess with at least four major fires occurring in the state, day after day of record-breaking temperatures, week after week with no rain and smoke-filled skies that present a danger...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Marianne Mate for Empire Electric board

I am writing in support of Marianne Mate for the District 4 seat on the Empire Electric Association’s Board of Directors. Marianne has deep experience working with nonprofit and municipal boards....

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rebecca Samulski has earned my vote

How refreshing it was to read Rebecca Samulski’s responses to Journal questions in the Aug. 12 issue. Rebecca is a Montezuma-Cortez High School graduate who left Cortez seeking an education and...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What’s with the unmasked gun vendors?

Thank you for the photos of gun show vendors without masks (“Who bought tickets to the Gun Show ?” Aug. 15). I now know which vendors to avoid. If the business owners do not care enough about their...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Insurance doesn’t work in free market

Lauren Boebert does not understand the challenge of free market health care. On her campaign website, the Republican candidate for U.S. Congress lays out her policy positions in her Contract With...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Everyone deserves sweetness of roses

My grandfather was a wheat and bean farmer; his brother, a dry land potato farmer. Aside from the hard work and stress of farming, my grandfather’s favorite and relaxing pastime was growing roses....

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A fresh approach to our county politics

There is fresh excitement in the air. A beam of sunlight in this dark time of struggle. The excitement? Rebecca Samulski is running for Montezuma County commissioner in District 3 as an...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Joe Biden is what we’ve needed all along

Joe Biden married his sweetheart in 1966. They had two sons, Beau and Hunter, and a daughter, Naomi. While Joe Biden was a senator-elect in 1972, his wife and daughter were killed in a traffic...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tone it down by the market, would you?

The freedom of speech and the freedom of peaceful assembly are important freedoms being expressed on Saturday mornings on the main street of Cortez. The Cortez Farmers Market consists of farmers,...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help needed for those with Alzheimer’s

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of Coloradans, but it also presents additional challenges for those living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. These individuals are at...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Research proves antifa is all-American

Mr. Ryan, Moscow and Q-whatever forgot to give you the real research on the leaders of antifa (“Research proves that they’re communists ,” Sept. 1). The last leader of antifa was Gen. Dwight D....

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Research proves that they’re communists

Ignorance is inexcusable when ignoring the facts and truth. Research proves Black Lives Matters is run by communists and terrorists. They have no interest in Black society, but promote undermining...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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