Opinion

These three EEA contenders have got it

Empire Electric Association shareholders should not miss this opportunity in the current board member election. Ballots have been mailed to us to select 3 EEA board members. Three of our candidates...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

On climate change, we can do all this

De-carbonizing our country will be an enormous challenge. The opportunity of that challenge will be in incredible job growth, an economic stimulant. The Brookings Institute just issued a report,...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Approval voting seeks your approval

The Approval Voting Party advocates the adoption of approval voting, a simple voting method that allows voters to choose any number of candidates for a given office. “Check all the candidates yay...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Is Gardner doing enough to stop Trump?

I have followed Sen. Cory Gardner’s voting record carefully since President Donald Trump was elected. Sen. Gardner has never broken from the Republican Party. This includes the pushing in of an...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Raise taxes for children, county, country

I was glad to see that we will be able to vote for the children, teachers, county and country in November. I know there are a lot of anti-tax folks in the county, but I strongly believe paying...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need to vote right for Empire Electric

In my office, there’s a photo of a street light – a light bulb, really – strung over the intersection of Main and Market in Cortez under which trucks loaded with local wool are headed to Gallup’s...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please do not forget the Constitution

When was the last time you remember seeing the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence or the Bill of Rights posted anywhere? A bank, the post office, a school, the library, your local pub,...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote for me to abolish the U.S. Senate

I am a candidate for the Colorado Unity Party’s 2020 nomination for U.S. Senate. I’m running on peace, justice, ecology and election reform, with a theme of “unity in diversity.” The slogan “Unity...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump is deceiving we rural Americans

At two–plus years into the Trump presidency, I’m still scratching my head as to how a billionaire from New York City captured the hearts and minds of rural America to such an extent that almost...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cory Gardner leads on climate change

Recently, Sen. Cory Gardner chaired an informative and substantive Senate hearing on the science of climate change. Four well-credentialed climate scientists testified, including Dr. Waleed...

DATE: May 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Food hub project opens the Sharehouse

Thank you to the Journal for covering the development of the food hub in Cortez (“Coalition plans soft opening for ‘community food center,’ ” May 6). I’m often asked, “What’s happening with the...

DATE: May 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cory Gardner leads on climate change

Recently, Sen. Cory Gardner chaired an informative and substantive Senate hearing on the science of climate change. Four well-credentialed climate scientists testified, including Dr. Waleed...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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