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Dear Editor:The 2011 Christmas Dinner was held on Christmas Day at the County Annex in Cortez. The dinner is put together entirely by volunteers. I want to thank everyone who volunteered. A lot of...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Insensitivity to disabilities is inexcusable

Dear Editor:I suffered severe injuries while on military duty at the age of 43. Those injuries caused me to be retired/disabled for life. I had folks and businesses tell me, “You are too young to...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A big thank you

Dear Editor:A big thank you to the person (probably from Cortez) who gave up their seat on a double booked plane from Denver Friday, Dec. 16 so my son could get to Cortez, where we were waiting to...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A case propagated by the defense attorney

Dear Editor:If I understand the information contained in the article, “Judge rules on warrants,” Dec. 17, a search warrant must identify what the law enforcement officers find prior to the search...

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

At least let’s keep it real

Dear Editor:After reading Larry Tradlener’s letter blaming the Obama Administration for Cain’s demise, I just had to answer. First, Larry lost all creditable when he wrote about the so-called...

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

Jesus would pull the TV plug

Dear Editor:Several years ago, a coworker was hit in the head by a metal object propelled by a 10,000-pound force. All vital and physical signs indicated that he was dead. After doing what I knew...

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

GOP is stuck with two insider knotheads

Dear Editor:We now have a race for the Republican nomination between two people who are both professional politicians, no matter how Mitt tries to say he’s not. He continued to run for president...

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

Thanks for walking the talk

Dear Editor:As an avid snowmobiler and power-sports enthusiast, I’ve dealt with numerous ATV shops in a wide variety of areas. Jay Kibel, owner of Outdoor Connection in Cortez, and his staff, have...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cops are ‘puffers’ too

Dear Editor:After reading the article “Thieves target ‘puffers’” on the front page of the Cortez Journal on Dec. 8, I believe there are double standards here in Cortez. Last winter I was approached...

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

The true spirit of Christmas is alive and well

Dear Editor:My respect for and faith in the people of Montezuma County has been restored. After reporting last week about someone stealing our Christmas tree right out of our backyard (Dec. 3...

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

Sportsmen act to protect habitat and hunting

Dear Editor:The Rico-West Dolores landscape of the San Juan National Forest comprises 244,550 acres of prime wildlife habitat. It contains the headwaters of the Dolores River and stretches from...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The best parade of the year

Dear Editor:What a great parade! The Parade of Lights was once again, in my opinion, the best parade of the year. Thank you to all of those who put this together and participate in the fun, my...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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