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Total lunar eclipse should be amazing

On Sunday evening, Jan. 20, southwest Colorado will see a total lunar eclipse, weather permitting. A waxing partial eclipse will begin at 8:33 p.m. local time, then become a total eclipse at 9:41...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why are we gouged, our taxes misspent?

I would just like to know if some of our local business folks in Cortez, who encourage all of us to shop local, could explain to all of us why gasoline prices are and, have been for weeks, over 50...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

President Trump speaks clearly for me

I am tired of listening to politicians, media and so-called “personalities” acting like they are speaking for me and much of rural America. President Trump speaks for me. In plain English. Not...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Inexcusable act in the funeral industry

In response to the article “Woman’s lawsuit accuses funeral home of illegally harvesting mother’s body parts” (Jan. 7), I would like to express my abhorrence with the alleged actions of the Four...

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

Cory Gardner just did a mighty fine thing

Sen. Cory Gardner has proven that he is not a “go along to get along” kind of guy. He defied the president by saying that this government shutdown should stop. Why are we denying basic government...

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

Slow down, say hi to busy work crews

There is always something we may not like, but I think we are thankful in Cortez for all of the snow we are getting this year. I also think we should be very thankful for the extra efforts made by...

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

Four Corners Community Band wants you

After a short break for the holidays, the Four Corners Community Band will resume practice on Monday, Jan. 14. Practices are held each week, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m., at the First Baptist Church...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Maybe president should pay for the wall

Congress and other top bureaucrats recently voted to increase their salary by 17 percent, or about $10,000-plus for each person. Of course, this also includes President Trump. Why don’t Congress...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

If the wall goes up, Lady Liberty will fall

If the U.S.A. puts up that wall, we will be forced, by the forces of hypocrisy, to take down the statue of liberty! Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The...

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

Civility committee members are uncivil

I read with some interest about the announcement of the formation of the Committee for Civility in County Government (“Group for Montezuma County civility,” letters, Dec. 24). We can surely agree...

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

U.S. big debt bubble is about to explode

In the history of mankind there has never been a fiat currency that has survived, if that systems was mired in corruption coupled with uncontrolled national debt. The recent report of $21 trillion...

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

An appeal to Rep. Scott Tipton on wall

Shame on you for your support of funding for a border wall. You should be well aware of the poverty that exists in your congressional district and the difficult access to affordable health care...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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