Opinion

Sabido case about principles of justice

Those of us who are working to keep Rosa Sabido in our community (Journal, June 30) are working from a principle more powerful and important than the law. We are working from the principle of...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

S. Market repair is dragging on and on

I’m pretty fed up with the road repair project on S. Market St. The fix of this small stretch of road has dragged on long enough; get it done! I have observed workers coming in around 9:30 to 10...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Protect your pets from mountain lions

Recently, we lost our dog by means of a mountain lion. We live in McElmo Canyon, and others have also lost their animals. Please notify your neighbors if you see one of these cats. These animals...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Noise spoiled vacation stay in Mancos

A hello from Chicago, and I wish I were writing this letter under happier circumstances. My family and I visited Mesa Verde National Park, spending the night in Mancos. This seemed to be a quiet,...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t judge community by Journal letters

To all the people from other cities, states and countries that read The Journal: Not all of us here label other human beings as “illegal.” Not all of us will judge you by your country of origin,...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Actions in child case are unacceptable

I didn’t realize Colorado was run by pedophiles, until recently. An acquaintance of mine recently found out that her 9-year-old child has been essentially raped by a 12-year-old numerous times....

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

OHV users need a reminder on the law

I would like to remind the good people of Montezuma County about the law regarding off-highway vehicle use on county roads. I have included the most important parts when we are talking about our...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Article on pot and driving was no surprise

Regarding the article about finding a substantial increase in marijuana and traffic deaths, and Sam Cole saying he was disappointed in the findings (Journal, Aug. 28): Well, duh! Marvin Graves Cortez

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sentences do not serve justice or youth

Why is it that our justice system has become so lenient with such serious offenses? How does one get sentenced to probation for serious crimes such as rape and molestation? How does the person with...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Compassion, care on display with pups

In a world where hate, strife and division seem to reign, there is a little piece of Heaven here in the Four Corners. It all started when a mother dog was bitten in the face by a rattle snake last...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Character does not define legal status

Yes, Rosa Sabido (Journal, June 30) is no doubt a very nice, caring, honest, hard-working person, However, she is still illegal according to the law. Dale Morris Rio Rancho

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Apologies for the long elevator repair

The Cortez Recreation Center staff and the city would like to thank everyone for their patience while our elevator was repaired at the center. We apologize that it took longer than expected, and...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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