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Thank you for your generosity

Editor:I am glad to see such a great response from our area residents and businesses in response to the Weber Canyon Fire. Wal-Mart and the local Red Cross are taking donations for the firefighters...

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

Bumpy trip down Road 25 could be a lot worse

Editor:Maybe we should change the name of County Rd 25 under construction to Whiner’s Lane. I drove through yesterday and didn’t encounter a single IED, roadblock for passport check, washout from...

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

Update on the sorry excuse for a road

Editor:Yesterday a water truck and a sweeper of some sort I’ve never seen before showed up on our Road 25 and a futile attempt was made to improve our washboard road. Drove down it this morning in...

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

Orders went out from the Bilderbergers

Editor:May 30 to June 1, 2012, the exclusive Bilderberg group held their yearly meeting behind guarded walls to formulate plans for their flunkies to impose on the populations. This year mainly was...

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

Think of the tragedies beneath the smoke plumes

Editor:In his June 26 letter, John M. Hopkins blames environmentalists for wildfires now plaguing Colorado. His biased analysis does not present accurately a far larger historic perspective.For at...

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

Cardinal boys are all ‘All Stars’ to their fans

Editor:Please allow me to get a few words off my chest. First, I want to say “congratulations” to the Cardinals Little League team for their amazing comeback in the semifinal tournament game on...

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

Empire complex not in bill-payers’ best interests

Editor:Empire Electric Association Inc. finally reveals secret plans to build a new operations facility, after accepting a contractor’s bid of $6.4 million. By keeping plans under cover, they...

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

Take everyone seriously, not just Republicans

Editor:As I begin my first-ever campaign for elective office — county commission for District 3 (Mancos) — it is disconcerting to read the opinion of D.K. Murphy of Cortez in the June 21 edition of...

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

Interpretation of the rules seems random

Editor:On May 11, Pat Degagne-Rule (a candidate for county commissioner) contributed $50 to Wasley’s campaign committee. Wasley listed her contribution as one from “Patricia S. Degagne.”Colorado...

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

Help reverse the decline of civility and fair play

Editor:Elections belong to all of us — “We, the People” — and we should control how they’re conducted. Third-party political advertising by unknown supporters is increasing and it’s overwhelmingly...

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

Blaming environmentalists is a common theme

Editor:What kind of sick puppy gets a thrill out of “seeing a large cumulus cloud above a large fire plume like the fire east of Mancos” and enjoys watching it? I’ve read some of the sick diatribes...

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

Public support now is hypocritical

Editor:I was in the military the day the towers fell. My current career is a firefighter. I also volunteer as a firefighter/EMT. Without fail the uneducated public is quick to “support” those who...

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

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