Letters to the Editor

There was no ‘unholy alliance’

Editor:This letter is in response to the paid ad in Thursday’s paper from Karen Bohn. I attended the caucus precinct meeting Feb. 7 and the County Assembly on Feb. 24. I am very surprised that you...

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

5-day week will benefit students

Editor:I am appalled at the outcome of this very important issue. School performance by students is very low to poor, and we are going to have fewer days in school?Let’s look at the facts.The...

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

Only $1,000 misspent, not $16,000

Editor:In my most recent letter, I stated that the Cortez City Council awarded a grant (tax dollars) of $16,000 to 4CORE. My bad. That was the amount asked for by 4CORE. The actual award was $1,000...

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

Fire district does not need more money

Editor:On the front page of the Journal dated Feb. 23, 2012, I see the fire district is asking for a mill levy increase. What a crock.There are several statements that are meant to pull the wool...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Alcohol is not essential to a good time

Dear Editor:Recently, community leaders and youth rose to an interesting challenge. The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce (CACC) held its Business After Hours event, involving the usual alcoholic and...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

4CORE objections in context

Dear Editor:In the Feb. 7 article about the project at Por Dia Daycare, the reporter quoted me correctly.But having written a glowing article about the project and 4CORE, he included not a word...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Furse is not the man for the DA job

Dear Editor:We are in the midst of a primary race for the district attorney’s office. I have to call into question the qualifications of Mr. William Furse and ask Mr. Furse to publicly respond to...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Conflicting messages from Southwest Memorial

Dear Editor:I find it difficult to reconcile the two recent press releases from the Southwest Memorial Hospital CEO and board.First they announce the closing of a much-needed and well-used service,...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Four-day week survey due today

Dear Editor:The Re-1 School Board is in the process of deciding whether to keep the four-day school week. They are very interested the opinions of all who are impacted: students, families, staff,...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Duplicitously protesting government ‘intrusion’

Dear Editor:Frankly, I’m a bit confused about the furor over governmental “intrusion” into faith-based institutional practices. Surely no taxpayer money finds its way into such hallowed bastions....

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The continuum of care has been broken

Dear Editor:I recently read that the home health department Of Southwest Memorial Hospital was going to be closed. It saddened me to know that not only would the dedicated nurses of that department...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What has happened to good sense?

Dear Editor:I don’t know where to start this since I am real upset and hurt. It began nearly four years ago when I found a baby fawn next to the road in the corner of my property. The mother had...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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