Letters to the Editor

Cops are ‘puffers’ too

Dear Editor:After reading the article “Thieves target ‘puffers’” on the front page of the Cortez Journal on Dec. 8, I believe there are double standards here in Cortez. Last winter I was approached...

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

The true spirit of Christmas is alive and well

Dear Editor:My respect for and faith in the people of Montezuma County has been restored. After reporting last week about someone stealing our Christmas tree right out of our backyard (Dec. 3...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sportsmen act to protect habitat and hunting

Dear Editor:The Rico-West Dolores landscape of the San Juan National Forest comprises 244,550 acres of prime wildlife habitat. It contains the headwaters of the Dolores River and stretches from...

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

The best parade of the year

Dear Editor:What a great parade! The Parade of Lights was once again, in my opinion, the best parade of the year. Thank you to all of those who put this together and participate in the fun, my...

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

Ours is the most corrupt government on earth

Dear Editor:It’s certainly ironic to hear our so-called leaders in D.C. bemoan the corruption that seems to prevail in the government of Afghanistan. Our federal government (both parties) is...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dr. Seuss already wrote about this thief

Dear Editor:The usual attitude during the Christmas season is one of joy and goodwill, but this year the season started off much differently. Since things have been tight financially, my wife and I...

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

Not all disabilities are visible

Dear Editor:I just have to respond to Ms. Cordova’s letter and disability. I would think that if she can text on a cell phone, she should have no problem with a regular computer screen. I am sure...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Is this really what you want?

Dear Editor:Has critical thinking fallen by the wayside in favor of political and media sound bites? No checking facts because that might disrupt people’s basic beliefs that life is unfair and...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: 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

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