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Joe Biden is what we’ve needed all along

Joe Biden married his sweetheart in 1966. They had two sons, Beau and Hunter, and a daughter, Naomi. While Joe Biden was a senator-elect in 1972, his wife and daughter were killed in a traffic...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tone it down by the market, would you?

The freedom of speech and the freedom of peaceful assembly are important freedoms being expressed on Saturday mornings on the main street of Cortez. The Cortez Farmers Market consists of farmers,...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help needed for those with Alzheimer’s

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of Coloradans, but it also presents additional challenges for those living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. These individuals are at...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Research proves antifa is all-American

Mr. Ryan, Moscow and Q-whatever forgot to give you the real research on the leaders of antifa (“Research proves that they’re communists ,” Sept. 1). The last leader of antifa was Gen. Dwight D....

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Research proves that they’re communists

Ignorance is inexcusable when ignoring the facts and truth. Research proves Black Lives Matters is run by communists and terrorists. They have no interest in Black society, but promote undermining...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dolores officials exploiting community

Wow! The arrogance of Dolores school officials is mind-boggling in the decision to go forward with grant applications and pursuing bond proposals to build a new school, which indicates they are not...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wearing mask in everyone’s best interest

I hate it when someone tells me what to do. But if a forest fire is threatening my life or the lives of those I love, I willingly cooperate with the community. We understand fires in Montezuma...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why protest against equality and love?

In Cortez, I watched two apparently opposing events collide on Main Street. I saw the peaceful, justice-promoting marchers. I also saw and heard the loud noise and political flags of the so-called...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

County’s hosting recklessly irresponsible

The articles in The Journal concerning the wood bat tournament hosted in Cortez were very interesting. One quoted Durango pitcher Gage Mestas, who pointed out that other tournaments he’s played...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

County mask policy is dangerous path

I was appalled that the Montezuma County commissioners are encouraging noncompliance with a legal state order requiring the wearing of masks. Not only are they endangering the health of the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Commissioners, are you trying to kill us?

Montezuma County commissioners decided to defy a statewide mandate from Gov. Polis requiring masks be worn publicly. Their ill-considered rebellion fails miserably to protect the county....

DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Not to worry, commissioners will save us!

I want to thank the Montezuma County commissioners for their steadfast protection of our individual rights when it comes to wearing face masks. As anyone can see, there are a lot of people in...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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