Opinion

Wasley is the most viable DA candidate

Editor:As a citizen of the United States and of the great state of Colorado, I have one of the greatest privileges a state or country can give me. It is the right and the responsibility to vote....

DATE: June 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks to those who signed nominating petitions

Editor:This letter is to express my sincere thanks to all of the thoughtful people who were kind enough to sign the petitions to qualify me to be a candidate for county commissioner in District 3...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

False quote, flawed reasoning

Editor:Regarding the editorial of June 9, while you have every right to endorse the candidate of your choice, you do not have the right to misquote me. I have never used the term “freedom” to...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Stay informed, stay involved, and vote

Editor:A primary election in June? Isn’t it usually held in August?Not anymore. The date was changed in response to a new federal law (the MOVE ACT: Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment) that...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Choosing Furse is a no-brainer

Editor:I wonder if any of your readers remember a couple years ago, a local woman had received four DUIs, one resulting in an altercation with police, another resulting in a high speed race back to...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Discovery charges are typical defense tactics

Editor:Furse and his supporters may think discovery issues are critical to undermining the Wasley campaign. They are wrong. Discovery charges are typical defense attorney tactics used in the...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley presented DNA evidence well

Editor:Regarding the current discussion concerning DNA evidence in criminal justice and the DA of Montezuma County, Russell Wasley, I would like to submit the following viewpoint. I am a recently...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote for incumbent Republican DA Wasley

Editor:Negative stories about true Republicans in a liberal newspaper are nothing new. It is precisely these types of tactics that criminal defense attorneys like Will Furse use to defend their...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley is a real Republican

Editor:I have known Russell Wasley for many yearsand I know in fact he is a real Republican. I know him to be a very honest and capableman. Carlos KjellanderDurangoVia CortezJournal.com

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley’s case was clear, pragmatic, competent

Editor:I recently served as jury foreman on an attempted murder trial in Montezuma County. I have only lived in Montezuma County for a year and a half and do not follow local politics much. The...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The experience of repeated discovery violations

Editor:In Saturday’s Journal opinion section, a lady stated her belief that women should support an “experienced”district attorney, meaning Russ Wasley, of course. Should all women support Mr....

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The Cortez Journal vs. the county

Editor:Republicans are used to seeing the national media advocate against conservatives. It is somewhat distressing, however, to see our local paper champion liberal causes at odds with Montezuma...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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