Opinion

Thanks to all at the Olive Branch booth

I want to send a big thank you to all of my co parishioners that showed up to help or donated to our Olive Branch booth for the Escalante Days event. Also to all the businesses that once again...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The PERA board should be accountable

This letter is in response to an editorial published in the Journal on Aug. 10 entitled “Investing in abuse.” It chastises PERA for investing in Bellwether Behavioral Health which was later...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Congressman Scott Tipton and the NRA

When the National Rifle Association talks, our representative Scott Tipton listens. Why? He received substantial campaign contributions from the NRA. In return, he cosponsored the Concealed Carry...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton is a wolf in politician’s clothing

We are hearing a lot from Scott Tipton these days now that the November elections are getting closer. He tells us how much he has helped veterans and what a good representative he is. He touts how...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Conservatives want action on climate

I am inspired by the youth in the conservative party. They seem to have some things figured out better than us old fogies. Well – at least SOME things! They understand that the climate is...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank you all for the solar barn-raising

I am writing to extend a big thank you to everyone who helped with our photovoltaic installation. John Lyle and Dion Hollenbeck with solarbarnraising.org got us started by inviting us to...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton flyer a bad use of taxpayer money

Most of us recently found a very polished 9-by-12-inch, full color, double-sided flyer from Rep. Scott Tipton in the mailbox that attempts to extol his efforts “Fighting to Prevent Wildfires” or...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need Diane Mitsch Bush in Congress

I enthusiastically endorse Diane Mitsch Bush for U.S. Congress for two reasons: because she will beat Rep. Scott Tipton, and when she does, she will be an excellent congresswoman. I have had the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank you to Mancos festival sponsors

Mancos Valley Resources and the Mancos Trails Group heartily thank the many community members and businesses whose generosity made the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival a robust...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks to Bennet, Gardner for farm bill

Kudos to Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet for their votes to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. I’m especially pleased by their strong support for programs that help farmers and ranchers make their land...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks to all who made show possible

The eighth annual George Geer Memorial Car Show is finished for 2018. I would like to thank the sponsors and vendors for their support. Without your financial support, we would not be as successful...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote to preserve the American safety net

The Republican-led House of Representatives has voted for “A Brighter American Future,” that will make enormous cuts to Medicare and Social Security. Those programs are the American public’s...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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