Opinion

Cuts at the hospital are devastating

I’ve been keeping up with the cuts at the hospital and recently heard that physicians they had contracts with are not being renewed. What is the community going to do minus these valuable MDs and...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cortez police officers are dishonest

When will it end? The Cortez Police Department seems to be employing more unlawful and dishonest police officers than this small town can afford! I have personally experienced the dishonest...

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

MB McAfee is our strongest candidate

On Sept. 6, the candidates for Montezuma County commissioner participated in a forum at the Dolores Community Center sponsored by KRTZ/KFVC and the Free Press. All questions to the candidates came...

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

Community is our most important asset

President Donald Trump proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month. The bottom line, is this just another communique out of Washington trying to elevate awareness that will continue to...

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

A letter to Congressman Scott Tipton

Here’s a worthy task for you: Restore conservative principles to the Republican Party. Explain to voters that personal integrity, human decency and adherence to the rule of law are traditional...

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

The commissioners debate was rigged

I find it borderline disgusting that a debate set up for the public to see, hear and get to know their candidates for county commissioner was “moderated” in the fashion that it was done (“Four...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hit New Mexico TV in the wallet, be free

After reading the article about the trials and tribulations of getting state and local TV in areas like ours (“Southwest Colorado television viewers in for another year of New Mexico politics,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Livestock association debate was odd

Recently, I attended the Montezuma County commissioner candidate debate at the Sale Barn, hosted by the Southwest Colorado Livestock Association. The four candidates sat before a packed house and...

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

Thanks from friends of the Dolores library

On behalf of The Friends of the Dolores Library, I would like to thank everyone involved with our recent book sale. A special thanks to the library staff for your physical and technical support....

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

Commissioners are right about roads

The Journal editorial board’s opinions are not in the public’s interest. This is in reference to “Road Show” (July 31). There is so much misinformation and contradiction in your editorial that it...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

SHS board of directors must step down

When a public or private corporation or institution fails, and the board of directors points its finger of blame at the CEO for the failure, three fingers are pointing back at the board. The...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

If you want to be governor, come face us

I am very concerned and even angered that Jared Polis has refused to debate Walker Stapleton at the Club 20 annual meeting. Club 20 has hosted political debates for years and never has a...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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