Opinion

Give commissioners time to ruin county

Our commissioners are exactly right in proposing to extend their term limits. Having failed to stem the declines in our industrial base, infrastructure, health care and living wages, they are now...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I prefer businesses that think I’m honest

I don’t see any local businesses putting in turnstiles in order to make sure our neighbors are forced to pass a cashier before leaving the store because if our neighbors leave through the entrance,...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Monica Lewinsky wants a word with you

If you’re over 30, chances are the name Monica Lewinsky brings on a flood memories about presidential scandals, inappropriate behavior and specific items of clothing. You may think you know all you...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t be fooled about Medicare for all

Let’s put public health above corporate wealth and get behind the improved Medicare for All Act just introduced in the U.S. Senate. Imagine no more premiums, deductibles, co-pays or medical bills...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

For Earth Day, learn about carbon act

Earth Day, April 22, is a reminder of the power inherent in grassroots movements to make dramatic changes that improve our lives. Young or old, Americans across the country are facing the...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I might as well just get the Denver Post

The recent changes in the funnies are terrible. You have taken out longtime classics and replaced them with junk. It appears to be a crude attempt to force people to open a subscription. I like to...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Big idea behind National Popular Vote

Opponents of the National Popular Vote bill, recently signed into law in Colorado, fail to explain their defense of a system whereby 12 battleground states hijack every presidential election while...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Less meat means a better you and Earth

As Earth Day 2019 approaches, the threat of climate change looms large. Can individuals really make a difference in our day-to-day lives? We think so! A small group of your Montezuma County...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Oil and gas industry is crying wolf again

The oil patch is at it again. More propaganda commercials to convince you that complying with health, safety and environmental rules will put it out of business. Senate Bill 19-181 is not...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Many to thank for Square Dance Fling

Four Corner Dancers would like to give a special thank you to the following businesses for helping sponsor our Four Corners Square Dance Fling: Antique Corral, Forget me Not Antiques and More,...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Denver power killing us on fishing fees

I guess I must have been living under a rock when Senate Bill 18-143 (Future Generations Act) was passed back in May of 2018. I did not hear of any increase to the fishing license until today when...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dolores town manager models civility

Thank you, Jay Raybalid, Dolores’ new town manger, who at the Feb. 11 board meeting shared the importance of teamwork, mutual respect and positive acknowledgment of board members and citizens. All...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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