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Scott Tipton promotes systemic racism

There has been much discussion recently of systemic racism. Rep. Scott Tipton has promoted systemic racism by opposing virtually any gun control. Kids of color are overrepresented in gun deaths,...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It’s fear-mongering anti-wolf propaganda

While we are all hunkered down to endure COVID-19, opponents to wolf restoration in Colorado are resorting to hyperbolic horror stories about hydatid disease in a desperate attempt to dissuade...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let Trump lead us back from this brink

I was upset by Mr. Waggoner’s letter (“Really, that’s the best Trump can do? ” May 26). I liked President Trump’s efforts to be positive for us. He spoke of hopes that COVID would go away. His...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Now is when we must remain vigilant

I am grateful to all those in our community who are risking their health and safety to feed the hungry, care for the sick and those in nursing homes, comfort those who are suffering, respond in...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

More testing data would be interesting

The state continuing to provide a daily report of the number of cases of COVID-19 versus the number of people that have been tested is meaningless unless additional information is provided. In...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A constitutionally obedient candidate

Does anyone else get sick and tired of the election year lies of incumbent politicians by both major parties in the far-off distant land of Washington, D.C.? For the past four decades, I’ve...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Now is just the time to be neighborly

As we start to venture out, let’s welcome our neighbors who are wearing masks. They may be more vulnerable, have a preexisting condition, maybe they are a medical worker or an essential worker, or...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Really, that’s the best Trump can do?

On the topic of COVID-19, we all remember President Trump telling us “It’s totally under control” and “It’ll go away by April like magic.” I’m guessing these assurances ring a bit hollow to the...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Try blaming China, not President Trump

We must go to Durango once a year to see our doctor/surgeon. He made it very clear he does not like our supplement to Social Security! That’s all we can afford. So very hateful, he said to write...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t leave health care in the lurch

News reports and website sources began in January talking about an 80% COVID-19 infection rate with a death rate of 1.5% to 3%. Given the U.S. population of 327 million (2018), our country was...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

One drop of water is all it could take

Those that control irrigation in the Mancos Valley and the users that call for water have this year excelled in what they do. There is no river. Because there is no river, the river corridor is all...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We must test every person in America

Without reliable COVID-19 testing of every person in America, we are flying blindly in a thunderstorm. We must demand that the federal government provide virus testing for everyone. If we continue...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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