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Letters to the Editor

MCSO personnel make up their own minds

Editor:In response to the letter to the editor written by James Davies, I would like to say as a nine-year employee of the Sheriff’s Office, I have always been able to speak my own mind and choose...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t give up on the political process

Editor:This is in response to Cody Reim’s letter.First of all, I would like to welcome him to the Republican Party.There are a couple of his comments that I would like to discuss. He stated that I...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DA conspiracy nearly impossible to pull off

Editor:I would like to reference a letter to the editor by James Davies in your March 29 edition in which he accused the sheriff of conspiracy to get Mr. Will Furse on the ballot for D.A. It is not...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank you for your support

Editor:I would like to thank the good citizens of Montezuma and Dolores counties for your support during my campaign for district attorney. I am disappointed to let you know that I am ending my run...

DATE: April 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I don’t care what party the DA belongs to

Editor:I want to thank Heather Lewis, Patricia Robbins and Don Etnier for revealing the hysteria of the Republican Party elite over the results of their county assembly. They fear losing political...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wasley supporters are grasping at weak straws

Editor:In response to James Davies’ letter, I’d like to clarify a few misconceptions. First, out of 141 delegates, only seven were law enforcement. They were there of their own choosing, not...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The GOP and our community deserve better

Editor:As a young Republican excited about voting for the first time, I have tried to educate myself about the local GOP and its candidates.  While I remain eager to take part in this election, I...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City council election

Cortez voters who haven’t received a municipal ballot in the mail go to the polls on Tuesday to pick city council members.Aside from occasional controversies like the recent recall, city politics...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Folks, this is simply wrong

Editor:Will the real sheriff please stand up?With talk around town about how the sheriff organized all his law enforcement friends and family to blindside 11 Republican caucuses and therefore the...

DATE: March 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yes, I want to give back to my community

Editor:This letter is in response to Cula Garner’s letter to the editor on March 22, 2012, “‘Giving back’ is extremely lame.” The question presented was “What in the world did you take from the...

DATE: March 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

An expensive decision without funds to back it

Editor:I think many people are assuming that the debate over the four-day week vs. the five-day week is about giving teachers a day off.To me it is about much more than that.It is about the school...

DATE: March 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Not knocking volunteers, but times have changed

Editor:I have never written a letter to the editor, but as a Montezuma County resident since 1969, I feel compelled to make some comments concerning G.W. McCutcheon’s letter printed in the Journal...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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