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Violent criminals want Wasley as their DA

Editor:We vote because we want a voice and because we put trust in an elected official to do the will of the people not just a select few. DA Russell Wasley, has been called a “man of action” for...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DNA evidence is not rocket science

Editor:DA Russell Wasley spent most of his time at the May 21 candidate forum talking about using DNA evidence in two trials. Wasley also touts his experience with DNA evidence in his campaign...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

‘Young’ is not a four-letter word

Dear Editor:Monday evening at the “candidate meet” session sponsored by the Farm Bureau, I was surprised to learn that being “young” was a negative thing. DA candidate Russ Wasley kept referring to...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Take notice of professionals’ opinions

Editor:Observing all of the excitement surrounding the district attorney race, I have noticed one thing that causes me concern. From reading letters to the editor and paid advertisements from...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Re-elect an experienced district attorney

Editor:Having attended the Candidates Forum on Monday, May 21, I was struck by the differences in the candidates running for district attorney. It is apparent that our current district attorney,...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Notice who the ‘conspirators’ are

Editor:Montezuma and Dolores County citizens owe a debt of gratitude to Mr. Kipp in Pleasant View for uncovering the greatest conspiracy since aliens landed in Roswell in 1947. Mr. Kipp has...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t let SCCC falter

Editor:Higher education is very often overlooked in our area, if not taken for granted. Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC) offers affordable options for school-to-work and university...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No such thing as ‘death panels’

Editor:It was with some amazement that I read the headline over the letter stating Congressman Tipton efforts to repeal the “death panel,” since there is no such thing so no need to repeal it.This...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Democracy under attack

Editor:A sign of our times is the facile use of euphemisms to camouflage unpleasant facts, with governments the chief practitioner of this cynical corruption of language. Our own government has...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DA need not join anti-goverment charge

Editor:A few of us have been trying to understand what happened at the Republican caucus this year when our incumbent D.A. lost to an unknown and inexperienced opponent. We could see no obvious...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Our job is to evict Congress

Editor:A message for Congress. Now that your Bush tax breaks will end in December and President Obama will not be extending them, you are planning to change the tax code to include loopholes for...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We owe those people our thanks

Editor:Zach Sullivan was not “shot down,” as your paper stated. He was shot while resisting arrest. Sullivan was in control of the situation that night over a year ago. He made the choice to be...

DATE: May 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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