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Gardner hasn’t responded to my concern

Regardless of the outcome of the impeachment trial, I am concerned about the severity of the threat to all of our due process rights posed by the silence and complicity of Sen. Cory Gardner, who...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We must act together now, not tomorrow

Humanity is running on borrowed time. The most recent climate report from the UN reveals we have 10 years starting in 2020 to prevent a global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees C. My professors have...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: It must be miserable being a Democrat

It took a while to cool down after reading the opinion by David Ohman (“Gardner: No excuse for backing Trump ,” Jan. 9). He cut down Michael Frasier’s support for Sen. Cory Gardner. The Silent...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank you for all the Giving Tree help

The Mancos 2019 Giving Tree fulfilled its 22nd season of providing Christmas gifts to residents in the Mancos Valley who needed some assistance with their holidays. We updated our procedures this...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cortez Police are courteous and efficient

Complements to the Cortez Police Department. My vehicle, parked on West Main Street in Cortez, was the victim of a hit-and-run last Friday. The members of the Cortez Police Department were...

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

This is why I prescribe Medicare for All

Health insurance is supposed to protect us from debilitating medical bills. But many of my patients find that when they need care, commercial insurance does not provide adequate protection. Even...

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

Construct a trail and destroy the planet

Most people these days know the price of everything, but the value of nothing. Perhaps this mindset is what has led us to the crossroads of urgent decision-making on which way to go. Do we stay on...

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

Keep in mind Hospice of Montezuma

Hospice of Montezuma is a community nonprofit that specializes in providing dignity and quality of life at the end of life. It enables a person to remain at home among loved ones, alert and...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Demand a fair trial for President Trump

During the impeachment hearings, I was disappointed to see the House Judiciary Committee vote on party lines. President Donald Trump withheld U.S. support from an ally unless that country did him a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Local news won’t make itself, you know

I can understand readers not wanting Durango news in a paper that is supposed to cover the Cortez/Dolores/Mancos area (“Please stop telling us about Durango ,” Dec. 30). Kathryn Carey’s...

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

Gardner: No excuse for backing Trump

With all due respect to fellow reader Michael Frasier of Dolores, he got nearly everything dead wrong about President Trump and the invertebrate Sen. Gardner (“Gardner gets what makes Trump great...

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

Some of Tipton’s critics are misleading

Jo Ann Kopke’s disagreement with Rep. Scott Tipton’s position on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act (Letters: “Scott Tipton is putting economy at risk ,” Dec. 30) took a decidedly ugly...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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