Opinion

We have invested millions in Cortez

I am concerned by comments the Cortez Journal recently published from a letter writer who claimed TDS was not offering fast enough internet speeds (“Why must we go backward on internet? ,” Dec....

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Group for Montezuma County civility

The 2018 election was an important and positive time in Montezuma County. Citizens participated by learning about the candidates, attending the six forums and voting. Turnout was “astronomical,”...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This energy and carbon act is a godsend

Recently, members of the House Climate Solutions Caucus introduced a bipartisan bill to clean up our nation’s energy. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act is the first bipartisan climate...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We can tax more to fight climate change

Thanks to the Journal staff for your article Dec. 3, “Southwest to see more heat, water scarcity, fires and food insecurity .” Education and understanding climate change and its consequences to our...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why must we go backward on internet?

Any “partnership” to allow citizens to enjoy high-speed internet in Cortez will result in what we have now, poor to non-existent customer service, throttling, and less than gigabit quality (“Cortez...

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

Be thankful for men who remove snow

I think we should say thank-you to the men of the public works department for the removal of all the snow. I feel they don’t get the appreciation that they deserve for coming in early or staying...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Guys, enough war – or it’s the asteroid

The Gulf War in Iraq, under President George H. W. Bush, in 1991, had about 100 U.S. military casualties. The global community was relieved and he has my blessings to rest in peace. Unfortunately,...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please don’t pass recklessly in winter

To everyone driving this winter season, when passing someone on the road, please be courteous and don’t cut back in so close to the vehicle behind you. The gravel shoots back and chips that...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Person shamelessly ruined Xmas display

I simply cannot understand the mentality of those that choose to destroy things. To those of you that came into our yard to destroy part of our Christmas display, shame on you. Time, effort and...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We do have room for wolves in Colorado

When wolves come into a state either through natural migration or relocation, there is a similar pattern of fear and misinformation. I have worked as a veterinarian for 28 years, the majority deep...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

All have a role in ending sexual violence

In 2017 alone, Sexual Assault Services Organization (SASO) responded to 173 individuals who called the sexual assault hotline. Alternative Horizons responded to 539 individuals experiencing...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Entire hospital board needs to go now

The hospital is a critical component to any community and very important to Cortez since we are more isolated than other communities. I think that the entire board that oversees the operation of...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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