Letters to the Editor

Not all disabilities are obvious

Dear Editor: Pretty sad when you go to the library and you are disabled and have eye problems but you are young, in yourtwenties; you ask to use the computer for the blind and they tell you,“No,...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Flyovers an opportunity to support our troops

Dear Editor:In reference to an article by Andrew Gulliford entitled “Military flyovers create risks for San Juan Mountains,” I consider Mr. Gulliford’s reasons for opposing the flyovers pretty...

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

Don’t judge day laborers by one bad experience

Dear Editor:After hearing about one man’s one-time bad experience with one daylaborer once, please let me say “Sorry.” I have worked with many others out of the day labor office.I feel that my...

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

Civilization has changed how we do things

Dear Editor: David Lien’s letter in the Journal (Oct. 29) suggested that hunters who used ATVs were lazy or unprepared. Part of preparation is determining how to get your game home! Trucks and...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We should never forget the sacrifice

Dear Editor:Thank you, Cortez Journal.What a pleasure it was to open up your paper and find the added section, “Honoring Our Veterans,” for Veterans Day 2011.The photos and stories of our proud men...

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

The Penn State in all of us

Dear Editor:Penn State, with its high academic standards, top university ranking and praised athletic department, couldn’t get it right. Academic leadership, athletic ideals and institution...

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

Worthy goals indeed

Dear Editor:The letter from Ken Jackson (Nov. 3) is described by him as “a counterpoint” to my letter (Oct. 11) endorsing the recent Journal editorials supporting the BLM Canyons of the Ancients...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

9-9-9 made simple

Dear Editor:Just can’t believe people are having such a hard time understanding the Cain tax plan of 9-9-9. What’s so difficult? Could it be you haven’t researched it? Maybe it’s just because the...

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

You sure showed us!

Dear Editor:Sometimes when one wants to make a point, the less said the better. Boy, we sure showed those people who supported 3A, didn’t we? If you don’t get the point of that statement, you...

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

Could that money be better spent?

Dear Editor:With the election of a new school board, I think it is time to take a look at how the district spends our money. Can we afford a superintendent with a six-digit salary? Do we really...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Contentment vs. covetousness

Realizing that true happiness does not depend on material conditions.Contentment is being happy with what I have, rather than focusing on what I have not. It’s not the absence of pleasure; on the...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why is gas in Cortez so expensive?

Dear Editor:Here are current gas prices in our area: Durango, $3.42; Farmington, $3.33; Shiprock, $3.38; Moab, $3.51; and Cortez, $3.57.Why is Cortez higher than anyone else? Is it just me, or does...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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