Opinion

Firearm phobia is a mental illness

The letters that are printed in daily papers and online all seem to be the type that show bias by the writer and the publication regardless of basis in in fact. The anti-firearms letters are always...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Kudos to all Boggy Draw volunteers

On April 24, a group of Great Old Broads began our season of sponsorship of Maverick Trail weed control. Bonnie Loving was there with her expertise, shovels and encouragement. This early in the...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What do you like about Colorado?

I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham. My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a state we chose to learn more about....

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton, Gardner should back wilderness

I’ve been privileged to hunt elk and turkeys in the high and wild San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado for over a decade now. And although the San Juans are renowned for their wild and remote...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton, Gardner should back wilderness

I’ve been privileged to hunt elk and turkeys in the high and wild San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado for over a decade now. And although the San Juans are renowned for their wild and remote...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Some fears of gun confiscation are real

Victor Loun (Journal, April 27 ) says every gun advocate he’s talked to says “their core fear is that all of their guns will be taken away” and then says this is “fear,” standing for “False...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

BOCC meeting is not a candidate forum

In response to Mr. Pope’s letter (Journal, April 24 ) that one of the candidates did not answer his questions at the board of county commissioners’ weekly meeting, the county commissioners’...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Question merits more than sound bites

My name is MB McAfee, the “she” to whom Rob Pope referred in his letter to the Journal, (April 24 ). Our county commissioners have asked the Planning and Zoning Commission to make recommendations...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let’s give Mesa Verde horses a chance

I am a U.S. citizen and Colorado resident. I agree with the recent plan to invest and improve the border fencing around Mesa Verde National Park to prevent horse and cattle access. Regarding the...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The truth about defeating breast cancer

Before March 5, 2017, I thought a “breast cancer survivor” was a woman who had breast cancer but did not die from it. Boy, was I wrong! It’s about surviving the mental abuse that cancer will put...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote ‘yes’ for the conservation mill levies

Well, tax day 2018 has just passed. It is never fun to pay out my hard-earned funds. There are never enough funds to accomplish all that I want, much less “share” it with government and special...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A fruitless exercise in moral superiority

Regarding the “Thoughts Along the Way” column, I’d like to thank Leigh Waggoner for her recent report from the 62nd U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (Journal, April 20 ). It takes a certain...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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