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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

Court-ordered classes are too expensive

Editor:Since I am the only one with the grapes. I will speak for the criminals of this fine town for the moment.I, for one, am tired of watching our relatives and friends weeping over how they can...

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

Let’s re-elect Wasley

Editor:Over the past couple months I’ve read the pros and cons of both candidates for district attorney. Rather than be swayed by rhetoric, I’ve decided to go on the facts. Russell Wasley, the...

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

Experience is a weak sister to competence

Editor:There has been much talk in the district attorney’s race about experience. Yet, experience is a weak sister compared to competence. Experience without competence often means the same...

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

Wasley didn’t have experience when he started

Editor:I have been a resident here for many years and I have found change of the political offices to be good, and think we need term limits from federal down to local government, and that includes...

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

The local GOP was chugging along just fine

Editor:I find it interesting that a man who accuses others of seeing conspiracies seems to find so much conspiracy in the Republican Party. The local party was chugging along just fine until a...

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

A keen mind and an attractive personality

Editor:My conscience will not allow me to change my registration in order to vote in the upcoming Republican primary. Therefore, I want to put in a good word, in this way, for Will Furse to be our...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Questions for the next DA

Editor:We all seem to be forgetting what started this whole DA mess in the first place. So here are my questions for our next DA. Do you spend enough time in Montezuma County to be aware of the...

DATE: June 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What’s missing is competence

Editor:“Wasley with about 15 years experience as assistant DA and the current DA ... What am I missing?” What he’s is missing is competence, and a judge has to send him to remedial training. You...

DATE: May 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DA shouldn’t be in law enforcement’s pocket

Editor:Well, it looks like I struck a nerve with Michael Gaddy. I don’t believe my letter used the word conspiracy, even one time, as compared to the four times it appeared in his letter. He is...

DATE: May 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A caring community provides safe schools

Editor: I write regarding the May 24 article about keeping two teaching positions open at M-CHS for FFA. I heartily agree. What could be better than to both train and prepare local kids for careers...

DATE: May 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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