Opinion

Public support now is hypocritical

Editor:I was in the military the day the towers fell. My current career is a firefighter. I also volunteer as a firefighter/EMT. Without fail the uneducated public is quick to “support” those who...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

He loved and was loved in a grand way

Editor:I just want to share some thoughts and feelings and offer support to the family of Judd Suckla.If you measured the wealth of a man by the amount of friends he has, James “Judd” Justin Suckla...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Blame environmentalists

Editor:I have to admit that after 29.5 years as a wildland fire fighter, I still get a thrill looking out to the east and seeing a large cumulus cloud above a large fire plume, like the fire east...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Story portrayed challenges well

Editor:I would like to commend Kimberly Benedict on her story and sidebar about drought conditions and the features on farmers and ranchers. It was excellent and portrayed well the challenges of...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fine fire ban violators; use funds for firefighters

Editor:Can someone in Montezuma County please tell me why we are not charging these nitwits who are having an outside fire at this time of year with a fire ban in effect? We had someone have an...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bennet, Udall vote to keep mercury standards

Editor:On June 20, Senators Bennet and Udall stood up for Coloradans’ health by voting against a bill to block much-needed mercury pollution standards for power plants. In 2010, Colorado power...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fascism is not ‘right-wing’ government

Editor:In response to the letter by Mr. Price, I’m not sure where he is getting this definition of Fascism. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of Fascism is as follows: “A...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Finish fixing the roads

Editor:We also live on Road H between Roads 25 and 27. Please finish fixing these roads. They are very difficult to drive on. Road H is extremely bumpy and dangerous. The road crew that worked on...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sorry excuse for a road II

Editor:My husband and I live on Road H between roads 25 and 27. We were inspired by Catherine Spencer’s letter to the editor. We also have a new car that has been damaged and a 2007 truck that has...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Call yourself ‘Republican’ to be taken seriously

Editor:Please, I must respond:I do not know Will Furse. I have only had a 14-minute conversation with him, and was quite impressed. I do not know if Furse has ideals that are in harmony with the...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Furse didn’t report his T posts

Editor:As Registered Filing Agent for Russell Wasley’s campaign, I have been responsible for filing every cent of expense of the campaign with the Secretary of State. I notice that Mr. Furse has...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

As a Republican, I support Will Furse

Editor:As an active and involved member of the Republican Party, I have actually taken time to talk to both of the candidates for district attorney. Unlike most of the letter writers, I have taken...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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