Opinion

The GOP and our community deserve better

Editor:As a young Republican excited about voting for the first time, I have tried to educate myself about the local GOP and its candidates.  While I remain eager to take part in this election, I...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City council election

Cortez voters who haven’t received a municipal ballot in the mail go to the polls on Tuesday to pick city council members.Aside from occasional controversies like the recent recall, city politics...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Folks, this is simply wrong

Editor:Will the real sheriff please stand up?With talk around town about how the sheriff organized all his law enforcement friends and family to blindside 11 Republican caucuses and therefore the...

DATE: March 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yes, I want to give back to my community

Editor:This letter is in response to Cula Garner’s letter to the editor on March 22, 2012, “‘Giving back’ is extremely lame.” The question presented was “What in the world did you take from the...

DATE: March 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

An expensive decision without funds to back it

Editor:I think many people are assuming that the debate over the four-day week vs. the five-day week is about giving teachers a day off.To me it is about much more than that.It is about the school...

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

Not knocking volunteers, but times have changed

Editor:I have never written a letter to the editor, but as a Montezuma County resident since 1969, I feel compelled to make some comments concerning G.W. McCutcheon’s letter printed in the Journal...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley brings shame to Wilson’s legacy

Editor:Former District Attorney Jim Wilson was my dear friend. We spent countless hours together, including riding our Harleys the Sunday prior to his death. Jim Wilson was an honorable, dedicated...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A fair and honest district attorney

Editor:I was a juror in the December 2009 Ignacio Rael murder trial in Cortez.Our district attorney, Russell Wasley, is running for re-election.wWel trial for three weeks, I thought Wasley was very...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley has earned respect and gratitude

Editor:I was amused to read Mac Myers’ recent letter to the editor supporting Will Furse for district attorney. It is important to remember that Russ Wasley ran against Mac Myers two years ago, and...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tell the DA to do his job

Editor:It seems that District Attorney (Russell) Wasley is more concerned with getting on the ballot that no one wants him on than doing his job. I just hope he’s not using his official car to...

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

Myers is looking for a job

Editor:In response to Mac Myers’ letter dated March 17: Let’s see, Mac Myers is here because of Jim Wilson. Jim Wilson worked for Mac Myers for several years. Jim Wilson considered Mac Myers a...

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

When did intimidation enter DA race?

Editor:Is the Mac Myers who submitted a letter to the editor on March 17 the same Mark “Mac” Myers who was appointed to the district attorney position in June 2010 to replace Jim Wilson? This Myers...

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

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