Opinion

Letters to the Editor

How about donating money to schools?

The unsuccessful November ballot measure 4A asked voters to increase local funding for Cortez Public Schools. The funding would have increased salary and benefits for teachers, support staff, bus...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Thanks, Southwest, you saved my life

Were it not for Southwest Memorial Hospital, I would likely not be here to write this letter. On Oct. 11, I was working at my ranch when I suddenly felt unsteady and knelt to rest. Unable to...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton’s CORE opposition mind-bending

I am grateful for the U.S. House passage of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, a massive public lands bill protecting about 400,000 acres in Colorado. Our District 3 would gain more...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

These teachers work in a future factory

I have been a substitute school teacher in this school district for five years. My degree is not in education; this retirement job was a reason to get up in the morning, as I had a very flexible...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Onward and upward with the CORE Act

I had the great privilege last week of traveling to Washington, D.C. to meet with Colorado congressional staffers and express my ardent support for the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act....

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What will you change for planet’s sake?

Although I have not personally seen it, there’s an art installation that recently opened, called “Arcadia,” that is said to evoke our love of our natural environment while simultaneously educating...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A loaded query for our representatives

What kind of country do you want America to be, Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton? A: A country in which the president has the right, contrary to the undisputed interests of the United...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why we need a very good school system

I was sad to see ballot measure 4A did not pass. I was sad to think those who voted No do not value education, our children and our teachers. There is no one in our society more important than our...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why do I see all these homes for sale?

I just finished the article “Median home prices up in Cortez, Montezuma County ” (Oct. 30). It states how home inventory is down, causing prices to go up. But I am confused here. Last year, when I...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I want the CORE Act passed in Senate

The CORE Act passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support and a resounding 227-182 voting margin. Now on its way to the Senate, the CORE Act will be the largest public lands bill in...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mancos is a fantastic place for music

Mancos is such a fantastic place to call home! I have been blessed over and over by being here. The past week has offered some great music through out little library that is the heart of this...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Terrific news about Colorado hunting

Finally, hunting season is here! This is the time of year hunters like myself rise well before dawn, load up our gear and head out the door to enjoy the beautiful Colorado wilderness. While I am...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where:

Letters to the Editor are limited to 250 words. You will not be able to submit your letter if you exceed this limit. Please include your full name, where you're writing from and a contact phone number.

PLEASE INDICATE IF THE SUBJECT IS TIME-SENSITIVE.
We reserve the right to edit letters for length and clarity and to eliminate libelous or tasteless material.

**Opinion columns can be sent to letters@the-journal.com. Opinion columns must be 750 words or less. Indicate in the subject line if the submission is time-sensitive.

0/250 words