Opinion

Setting things straight on Rosa Sabido

I would like to clear up some of the misinformation about Rosa Sabido, in sanctuary in Mancos. I received a phone call as the contact for media for Rosa. The question that was asked was: Why...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t support animal abuse at the circus

The Jordan World Circus is coming to Montezuma County. In a perfect world, no one would attend because exploited animals performing unnatural, coerced tricks isn’t fun for anyone – animals or human...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter confused sources of wastewater

Betty Kolner (“Sign now for safer standards on fracking,” Journal, May 18) has confused water used for fracking during the completion of oil and gas wells with water that oil and gas wells produce...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Assertion about guns is simply untrue

In a recent letter to the editor, Rick Corbitt of Dolores asserted that “Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer and the rest of the anti-gun, anti-Second Amendment politicians have admitted on several...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Our Founders imposed no limit on arms

I cannot find in this country’s Constitution where the Founding Fathers sought to limit the arms a citizen could own for defense of property, life and liberty. Earl Charles Moore Dolores

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The Bridge needs your support now

The Bridge Emergency Shelter was formed 11 years ago in response to multiple deaths from hypothermia during the winter. At that time, there were no seasonal shelters for the homeless in Montezuma...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Helpful hints from a friend in Texas

I have a few helpful hints I’d like to share. I read with interest about the freak frost that wiped out the apple crop of TLazyT Orchard. A trick I use to slow down the blooming is to shade the...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please inform me about local militias

The Second Amendment reads, “A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” As a patriotic citizen,...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Prepare yourself for shift to new currency

The stock market crash in 1929 was engineered. It was designed to take our choice away, knowing the only way we could continue to protect ourselves from inflation was through the gold standard. ...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sign now for safer standards on fracking

An important petition is circulating from CoRising.org to pass a statewide ballot initiative establishing a 2,500-foot buffer zone between fracking operations and water sources, homes, schools and...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mill levy not an increase, but a new tax

The High Desert district election slated to be held on May 8, pertaining to a tax “increase,” should have been labeled a new tax, because that is precisely what it is. Additionally, the intended...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We wish all the best to Scott Cooper

I was saddened to read that Dolores schools superintendent Scott Cooper is heading to greener pastures (Journal, May 2). I hope that this move is in his best interest, rather than simply to make...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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