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You can look it up – don’t bother me

A new age is upon us; post-reason. The past is only felt and not known. The sky isn’t real and bats are being gene-spliced with monkeys to produce unholy, un-American progeny which is all good...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Odd when camo crowd become wimps

The American Right wing is full of wimps. “Oh no! They’re gonna take away our guns!” “Oh no! They’re gonna make us wear masks!” “Oh no! They’re gonna shut down our church!” An employee at the Big R...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Next will we be arming pool lifeguards?

Many object to NFL players taking a knee during the National Anthem. However, they display no outrage over President Trump’s comments concerning POW John McCain. And I’m confused by how anyone...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Write in Tipton instead of this ... Boebert

I hope the Tea Party folks who voted for Lauren Boebert in the primary are happy. Moderate Republicans like me will not be voting for her. I cannot support anyone who does not respect the law and...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Liberals just undermine our president

Peter Robinson understands nothing about taxes (Letters: “That’s why he wouldn’t release returns ,” Sept. 29).Leaked false claims are typical of liberal tactics to undermine our president....

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help us get rid of the Electoral College

Everyone believes in the principle of one person, one vote. But then they decide that the scales should be manipulated in favor of small states, or rural states or history. Denying this principle...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Be afraid of the bad introduced wolf

As a fourth-generation farmer of Southwest Colorado, I am concerned about gray wolf introduction, Proposition 114. Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists and professionals have discouraged wolf...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mitsch Bush is better than Boebert

As a rancher and native Coloradan, I’m supporting Diane Mitsch Bush for U.S. House in Colorado’s third district. Mitsch Bush has a long record of standing up for what’s important to Western...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What do the bikers say about Boebert?

Voters in the 3rd Congressional District, basically the Western Slope, will benefit from electing Diane Mitsch Bush to Congress. She has extensive background working with ranchers, farmers,...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rebecca Samulski will be there for you

Our property suffered significant damage during the Weber Fire near Mancos in 2012. Fortunately, Rebecca Samulski was there to help us pick up the pieces. While post-fire recovery was not part of...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Coloradans, get on board the wolf train

Recently, an index of animal life on Earth showed that, on average, the populations of almost 4,400 monitored mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish had declined by 68% since 1970. In fact,...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t be fooled, vote for Hickenlooper

There are over 300,000 Coloradans with preexisting conditions whose ability to buy insurance without the federal protections established by the Affordable Care Act would be endangered. Yet Sen....

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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