Opinion

Deadline for election letters

No election-related letters will be published on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 1.All letters related to candidates or ballot issues must be received physically in the Journal office by 5 p.m....

DATE: Oct. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

3A: Minimal tax to yield maximum results

Dear Editor:We are writing to urge voters in the Re-1 School District to vote yes on the ballot measure 3-A to replace old and unsafe buildings for Southwest Open School. The revenue will provide a...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tax increases are never temporary

Dear Editor:Our thanks to William Taylor of Dolores for his Oct. 18 letter regarding Proposition 103. He is absolutely correct that no tax increase has ever been temporary, even when the sponsors...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

3A: We cannot let $7.4 million slip by

Dear Editor:Last Wednesday we accepted the offer to tour the SWOS facility and visit with many of the staff as well as some of the students. Our experience was encouraging and inspirational....

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

3A: SWOS is an institution that benefits us all

Dear Editor:Reality-based Republicans and Democrats alike understand that America’s deteriorating infrastructure is converting this once exemplary nation into a Third World laggard. Education, a...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

3A: Vote ‘yes’ for education

Dear Editor:On Wednesday, Oct. 12, my husband and I joined a too-small number of local residents in touring the Southwest Open School. The SWOS students and faculty deserve to replace...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

3A: An investment that should not be passed up

Dear Editor:Hopefully, the voters of Cortez will support the bond issue for SWOS, Proposition 3A.I have had the opportunity to work with the student service organization of SWOS on a public service...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

3A: Pennies, progress and pride

Dear Editor:Who doesn’t like a bargain? The voters in this community have been given the privilege of providing a means to get a great bargain for a few cents a day. For just two pennies a day and...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We are innovative masters

While searching the Internet last week, I stumbled upon a Google Archives article that made me chuckle.The article ran in the St. Petersburg Times on Jan. 7, 1992. It touted the introduction of a...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Participate in special district budget talks

Dear Editor:“Budget season” is upon special districts in our community. Please take a few minutes of your day and attend the budget discussions held for the next two months at each district that...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Anything to unseat Obama

Dear Editor:The current demonstrations on Wall Street and in several major cities across the country have turned the spotlight on our national problems. Just as they did to correct the colossal...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keep advocating for protection of public lands

Dear Editor:Congratulations for two recent editorials advocating protection of public lands in or near Montezuma County — the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument travel plan (Sept. 22) and...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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