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Court case handled with compassion

Thank you for the article regarding the resolution of Mike Lavey/Logan Vigil’s court case. We should all be proud to live in a community in which an unfortunate event can be handled with such...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do it for the bees – and for us – Scott

As the end of the produce-growing season nears for the Colorado Four Corners area, it is time to start thinking about how our natural agricultural helpers are getting along – the pollinators. We...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No nukes, no wars, no more imperialism

I am the Unity Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Colorado. The Kellogg-Briand Pact was signed on Aug. 27, 1928. The Kellogg-Briand Pact outlaws war as a tool of foreign policy. The United States...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

These commissioners are hypocrites

So now it’s reported that our local conservative commissioners are in favor of a large solar project in our region! Are these not the same people that belong to the party of climate-change deniers?...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Order brings needed wildlife protections

Hunters know from boots-on-the-ground experience that big game animals often use the same migration corridors year after year. Mule deer, in particular, tend to follow specific migration routes....

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let’s get an estimate first, shall we?

While I am not a resident of Dolores, the article about the sports complex in the park piqued my interest (“School pitches sports complex at Joe Rowell park ,” Aug. 19). The article said that this...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump policies rob our energy and health

Friday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. Colorado time, on CNN there will be a special report: “A Toxic Tale: Trump’s Environmental Impact.” Whether or not you like Trump is irreverent here. Set aside judgments...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It’s time for Cortez to get a real airline

As a frequent traveler I have experienced extreme duress flying with Boutique Airlines. Among many issues, it’s impossible to talk with anyone except to make reservations. The “call line” says...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Band shell is different than a bandstand

A new city park is being planned on the site of the former high school. Among the possibilities for things to include there is a band shell. A summer concert in the park with picnic baskets and...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Health care: We need to demand more

Last fall I met a retired couple living nearby in an RV. Their daughter had contracted a debilitating disease requiring costly treatments. Although they had health care insurance, their daughter...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Government health care sounds terrible

I recently saw a quote from Twila Brase, president of the Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom – She had this question: “If government-controlled health care systems – in other countries and the...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please write more about this president

President Trump did not leave the golf course after two mass murders, and once he flew off to Ohio and Texas hospitals, three days later, he quickly talked with an influential NRA CEO that wanted...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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