Opinion

Thank you for Escalante Day success

I would like to say a big thank you to all my fellow parishioners and businesses that donated time, food or money to our Escalante Day booth for Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church/The Olive Branch...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Nation has more pressing needs for funds

What benefit to the Navajo people would ever come from the Navajo Nation threatening to sue the federal government over Bears Ears National Monument being reduced? Suing the government over the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Winners of Knights raffle announced

The Knights of Columbus Council 4209 would like to thank all for participating in our 2017 raffle. The winners are Alex Valencia of Albuquerque and Skyler Bishop of Durango. A very special thank...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

On our flag and what it represents

By now perhaps you’re tired of hearing about professional athletes “disrespecting” the flag. The flag is more than a tricolored piece of cloth – it’s a symbol and a very powerful one at that. It’s...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why we must protect the ANWR

The Trump Administration has taken immediate, and some illegal, steps to allow drilling on the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In 1960 the Alaskan refuge was established “For...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Check your voter registration status now

In July of this year, a request was made to the secretary of state of each state by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity to provide publicly available voter data – including...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Send insurance concerns to CIC member

Most people are unaware of the existence of the Consumer Insurance Council. It is a group created in the 1980s to help people navigate the world of insurance and to advise the Colorado Insurance...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Work on retired school will resume soon

I would like to respond to a letter to the editor from Christopher Chavez (Journal, Sept. 15) that brought up a valid question pertaining to the retired high school building. The Re-1 school...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Check out Diane M. Bush for Congress

We in Eagle County and Conejos County know what a great state representative Diane Mitsch Bush is and know what an outstanding U.S. representative she would make. She understands that Western and...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Learn more about flood insurance program

We live in an area where we are fortunate to not have to worry about a hurricane destroying our communities. The Four Corners Board of Realtors is raising funds for the rescue, relief, and...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Article on Boutique Air stunningly bad

The Sept. 9 Journal front-page, above-the fold piece on local airfares was stunningly deficient as reportage on several counts, especially given the importance of the matter locally. The...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

House budget harmful to rural Colorado

The recent 2018 House Budget Resolution would use “reconciliation” to force a fast-track legislative process for billions of dollars in cuts to programs that help families in Colorado meet their...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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