Opinion

Seth Cagin is best choice for Legislature

I am writing to ask for your vote for Seth Cagin to represent Colorado’s 58th House District. Since announcing his decision to run for the office, Seth has knocked on over 7,600 doors and put...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need to support Amendment 73

Our community has the important responsibility of educating our children – an investment in their future – which proves to be an investment in ours as well. According to the Bureau of Labor...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

MB McAfee is a fine, exemplary rancher

Recently, MB McAfee was criticized for participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). CRP, established in 1985 by President Ronald Reagan, is one of the...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do you want your grandparents’ music?

American history shows ever-expanding opportunities for all citizens to participate in self-government. When the Constitution was approved in 1788, only property-owning white men over 21 could...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Candidates, could you be more specific?

Have you noticed what a great interest our current commission race has stirred up? We are fortunate to have a really good group of folks running. I have my choice, as do many, but won’t share that...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A man is not cutting it for commission

I’d like to draw some contrast between the candidates in our commissioner race, MB McAfee and Jim Candelaria. During the debate at the county annex, a question regarding the opiate dilemma came up....

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

MB McAfee is a good, sharing neighbor

One of the many reasons for supporting MB McAfee for Montezuma County commissioner is her family’s donation of 83 acres for Fozzie’s Farm. This project is a lovely addition to our region for...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Proposition 112 would kill our lifestyles

I am a drilling engineer who grew up here in Southwestern Colorado and who works in the oil and gas industry. I love what I do and find fulfillment in being part of an industry that provides...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Raise term limit for district attorney

As the executive director of the Four Corners Child Advocacy Center, I support measure 7A, which will make the term limits for our district attorney equal to the terms of other elected officials in...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Guinn Unger gets urgency on climate

I find it difficult not to be heartbroken over what’s happening to my beautiful state. This summer saw the 20 largest wildfires in Colorado’s history. Beetles are killing our forests. Ranchers and...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Unlike Tri-State, let’s go greener now

We are at an energy crossroads. Coal was the energy of the past. It was wonderful for advancing human civilization, but it’s time to move past coal, just like we did with whale oil and typewriters....

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mitsch Bush better on climate, drought

I have been very impressed with Diane Mitsch Bush, particularly with her knowledge of complex issues and her willingness to work with all stakeholders to find solutions. One of the issues I find...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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