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I need a straight answer about gas price

I have asked numerous people here in Dolores and Cortez about gas prices and no one can give me a straight answer. Why in the world is our gas here an average of $2.49, when the average across the...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why the article about pedestrian killed?

That article was so insensitive so beyond belief “Female pedestrian killed on South Broadway ” (April 14). Why would you approve that to be printed? Parents and extended family are going to read...

DATE: April 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Be soft with yourself in hard times

Our defenses have been rendered powerless in these circumstances, but we are not useless. We are used to action to solve a problem. Let us contemplate more often. Nothing superficial stands the...

DATE: April 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The Journal is pulling a fast one, folks

So the print version of The Journal will now only be on Wednesday. A reduction by one-half in the production costs for the publisher, but no reduction in cost to the reader. Before too long, there...

DATE: April 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A lot of questions for Lauren Boebert

Lauren Boebert presents herself as an ultraconservative alternative to Rep. Scott Tipton. She has rightly identified Tipton as a timid, media-shy Retired-In-Place (RIP) Republican In Name Only. But...

DATE: April 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I love Local First now and so should you

As many of us work to embrace the changes COVID-19 has imposed on our lives, I would like to share that I recently had a Loving Local First moment. I have been so impressed with the accomplishments...

DATE: April 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Our local foundation is helping, too

In Tuesday’s paper (April 7), it was announced that the Community Emergency Relief Fund based with the Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado gave out grants to nonprofits on the front...

DATE: April 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let’s attack COVID-19 like it’s a wildfire

2004 was a terrible wildfire year for the United States. As an incident commander for the federal wildland fire community, I led my team on many assignments across the country, working under the...

DATE: April 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The seniors hours made me feel unsafe

Being of that demographic, I scheduled a shopping trip to City Market during the 7-8 a.m. hour reserved for seniors. My estimate is that upwards of 40% of the shoppers were at least a decade...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Learn to appreciate Trump’s successes

Regarding the letter “President’s virus lies are flabbergasting ” (March 30): Anyone who distorts the English language to accommodate their own pitiful political beliefs is mentally troubled....

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

President never could have led in WWII

I’m just one aging oldster, confined in my home thinking back “in my day.” Don’t yo love that line? Can’t help it. I went from 8 to 12 years old during the “War to end all wars” and I vividly...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Will candidates take the bailout money?

At this historic moment, we are in the midst of an election campaign. Given that our federal government has passed a massive stimulus/bailout bill, to be funded by more deficit borrowing, I propose...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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