Opinion

Inflammatory and a little frightening

Dear Editor:With regard to “Public lands talk” (Thursday, March 17): Although your reporter was careful to attribute interpretive comments about the Constitution to the speakers, it should be noted...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Base decisions on knowledge, not raw politics

Dear Editor:The Clean Air Act saves lives. Since it was first enacted in 1970, the Clean Air Act has succeeded in cutting unhealthy levels of air pollution throughout the country, and has done so...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

New bank, different town

Many people are talking about that new bank that is being built in Dolores. Some people are thinking the bank is too big, while the people who work at the bank think the new bank will be more...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The blame does not lie with the unions

Dear Editor:A decent wage for a day’s work is all anyone asks for today. I have a difficult time believing that a company would shut its doors just because of a union. Have you ever thought that...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sheriff should write his own column

Dear Editor:I am writing regarding the March 8 headline, “Sheriffs fear trouble.” I am disappointed in Sheriff Spruell’s comments. At no point in the article does the sheriff try to defuse the...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Board members should set aside personal agendas

Dear Editor:Why does it appear there are a lot of individuals serving for organizations as board members within our community that have personal agendas? I would hope if you chose to serve you...

DATE: March 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Forest service employees are your neighbors

Dear Editor:I have never seen a more irresponsible collection of words published in the Cortez Journal than the “Sheriffs fear trouble” article published on Tuesday (March 8). It is incendiary and...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Enough is never enough for unions

Dear Editor:I guess it’s about time to enter the fray on the subject of unions.I have been on both sides of the fence both as a union member and as an employer with union employees.The worst...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

You had a vote

Dear Editor:I find Abby Reed’s letter in Saturday’s Journal, which implies the City Council members involved in the recall lack integrity, interesting. After speaking to some local contractors not...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Makes a body wonder who should be recalled

Dear Editor:Having been a member of the city council and the sanitation district board, I follow each with great interest. Recently in meeting with the city, the sanitation district board approved...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The reason MWC uses chloramines

Dear Editor:In 2005, Montezuma Water Company (MWC) started reviewing the water treatment plant (WTP) process to meet current and future regulations required by the Environmental Protection Agency...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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