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Americans want universal health care

It’s tiring to see the same hollow claims against universal health care trotted out, when American citizens are making justified calls for health care reform. Is fearing long wait times the best...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Planning really does make a difference

I thought Mayor Karen Sheek’s column on the proposed revision of the city land use code was very well argued. Lots of facts there. There was a rather lengthy public input process, which did last a...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It’s time to get rid of all these politicians

Did Trump really err to the point of impeachment by asking Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden? If suspected, he should have been investigated. How myopic that those impeaching President Donald Trump...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trial shows we live in discouraging times

It would take every Democratic senator and 20 Republican senators to convict President Trump and remove him from office. Everyone agrees that this won’t happen, no matter what happens at the Senate...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We are better than the Antique Corral

This is the time that we need to step up and call racism out for what it is. We need to put our labels of each other to the side and come together as a community and say: Not in our town. Some may...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We are good people despite this racism

Our small community is dependent on tourism. Restaurants, motels and local retailers all rely on money generated by visitors to our beautiful area. We have made national news regarding the racism...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Gardner hasn’t responded to my concern

Regardless of the outcome of the impeachment trial, I am concerned about the severity of the threat to all of our due process rights posed by the silence and complicity of Sen. Cory Gardner, who...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We must act together now, not tomorrow

Humanity is running on borrowed time. The most recent climate report from the UN reveals we have 10 years starting in 2020 to prevent a global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees C. My professors have...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: It must be miserable being a Democrat

It took a while to cool down after reading the opinion by David Ohman (“Gardner: No excuse for backing Trump ,” Jan. 9). He cut down Michael Frasier’s support for Sen. Cory Gardner. The Silent...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank you for all the Giving Tree help

The Mancos 2019 Giving Tree fulfilled its 22nd season of providing Christmas gifts to residents in the Mancos Valley who needed some assistance with their holidays. We updated our procedures this...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cortez Police are courteous and efficient

Complements to the Cortez Police Department. My vehicle, parked on West Main Street in Cortez, was the victim of a hit-and-run last Friday. The members of the Cortez Police Department were...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This is why I prescribe Medicare for All

Health insurance is supposed to protect us from debilitating medical bills. But many of my patients find that when they need care, commercial insurance does not provide adequate protection. Even...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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