Opinion

Stop with the drivel

Editor:On April 7, Mike Wallace died. I think his family respected him, but did not love him, as I surmised from listening to his son. Six days later the media is still talking about his life. He...

DATE: April 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Check your voter registration status now

Editor:Running a campaign for county commissioner has been an interesting and educational experience. I want to thank the many people who encouraged me and stood behind me during my campaign. My...

DATE: April 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A look at the presumptive GOP nominee

Editor:Now that Mitt Romney is the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, let’s see what he offers. With his penchant for flip-flopping, he now repudiates his record as governor of Massachusetts,...

DATE: April 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I will work hard to justify your support

Editor:I am thrilled to have been elected to city council and am looking forward to working with the continuing council members and the newly elected members, as well as a great city staff. Thanks...

DATE: April 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I want the most competent DA

Editor:In the March 31 letter by Mac Myers, I was thanked for revealing the hysteria of the Republican Party elite. My responses are:1) The dictionary defines hysteria as the exaggerated or...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

MCSO personnel make up their own minds

Editor:In response to the letter to the editor written by James Davies, I would like to say as a nine-year employee of the Sheriff’s Office, I have always been able to speak my own mind and choose...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t give up on the political process

Editor:This is in response to Cody Reim’s letter.First of all, I would like to welcome him to the Republican Party.There are a couple of his comments that I would like to discuss. He stated that I...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DA conspiracy nearly impossible to pull off

Editor:I would like to reference a letter to the editor by James Davies in your March 29 edition in which he accused the sheriff of conspiracy to get Mr. Will Furse on the ballot for D.A. It is not...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank you for your support

Editor:I would like to thank the good citizens of Montezuma and Dolores counties for your support during my campaign for district attorney. I am disappointed to let you know that I am ending my run...

DATE: April 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley supporters are grasping at weak straws

Editor:In response to James Davies’ letter, I’d like to clarify a few misconceptions. First, out of 141 delegates, only seven were law enforcement. They were there of their own choosing, not...

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

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

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