Opinion

That star had to lead them to Nazareth

With respect to Mr. Weintraub’s article The Mystery of Christmas in the Dec. 21 edition: While “The Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” is a pretty song, the fact is that the star had to have led the wise...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Pssst: Free advice, Mister President

How to build and fund a border wall: First, deal with prison reform, making it possible to use prison labor to build the wall. Then pull troops out of Syria and use that unnecessary expenditure to...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Media is deceiving public on sandwiches

Merriam-Webster defines a sandwich as “two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between.” The definition clearly states “bread,” which would seemingly disqualify the notion...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tax credits can help with insurance cost

Thank you for the recent article on the cost of health insurance which pointed out the acute challenge of high premiums in rural areas of our state (“High health insurance prices mean ill winds in...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We have invested millions in Cortez

I am concerned by comments the Cortez Journal recently published from a letter writer who claimed TDS was not offering fast enough internet speeds (“Why must we go backward on internet? ,” Dec....

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Group for Montezuma County civility

The 2018 election was an important and positive time in Montezuma County. Citizens participated by learning about the candidates, attending the six forums and voting. Turnout was “astronomical,”...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This energy and carbon act is a godsend

Recently, members of the House Climate Solutions Caucus introduced a bipartisan bill to clean up our nation’s energy. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act is the first bipartisan climate...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We can tax more to fight climate change

Thanks to the Journal staff for your article Dec. 3, “Southwest to see more heat, water scarcity, fires and food insecurity .” Education and understanding climate change and its consequences to our...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why must we go backward on internet?

Any “partnership” to allow citizens to enjoy high-speed internet in Cortez will result in what we have now, poor to non-existent customer service, throttling, and less than gigabit quality (“Cortez...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Be thankful for men who remove snow

I think we should say thank-you to the men of the public works department for the removal of all the snow. I feel they don’t get the appreciation that they deserve for coming in early or staying...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Guys, enough war – or it’s the asteroid

The Gulf War in Iraq, under President George H. W. Bush, in 1991, had about 100 U.S. military casualties. The global community was relieved and he has my blessings to rest in peace. Unfortunately,...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please don’t pass recklessly in winter

To everyone driving this winter season, when passing someone on the road, please be courteous and don’t cut back in so close to the vehicle behind you. The gravel shoots back and chips that...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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