Opinion

Sponsored content not up to standards

My grandfather was the editor of the Merck manual on chemistry and on medicine. My whole family is deeply involved in science. The sponsored content in a recent Journal titled “Scientists Agree...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mill levy measure is critical to our future

I feel responsible for providing a safe, positive learning environment for all the kids in this district. The 4.96 mill levy cost for the average homeowner is an increase of about $6 per month. I...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Pass 3B to ensure our children’s future

We who are in the Cortez-Montezuma Re-1 school district community have the opportunity to support Ballot Issue 3B. If passed, funds will be used to: Retain and recruit quality teachers and staff...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please profile school board candidates

I am delighted that you have been helping voters learn more about the Dolores School Board candidates. With so many in the running, it is very important that voters know as much as they can about...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ways to heal land’s indigenous people

Today, I am thinking about the Ute Mountain Ute people, who are still experiencing incredible rates of poverty and other issues that relate to inter-generational trauma. I am thinking about the...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton’s energy policy tainted by donors

Rep. Scott Tipton is fond of calling his energy approach an all-of-the-above energy policy, which sounds innocent enough. It means endorsing gas, oil, coal, wind, solar and hydroelectric power. ...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote yes on 3B for our children’s future

Ballot Question 3B is a property tax mill levy override allowing Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 to increase teacher salaries. Currently we are 13 percent below regional average, and 27...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Switch from Columbus Day is confusing

There have been recent discussions regarding Christopher Columbus and the celebration of a day in his honor. Columbus Day was established in 1937 by President Roosevelt to acknowledge his being...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dolores trustees are not representing us

Given the past several weeks of inaction by the Dolores trustees, acting town manager and town attorney, the time has come to bring to light the numerous issues that are now present surrounding the...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Memo to Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Dear Mr. Mueller: Hurry! Do your job right, but please hurry. Sign me a very concerned citizen of the USA. Tom Wishon Durango

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Stop gambling with the school district

Why is Dolores gambling with its school district? When I moved to the area in 2009, Dolores was the place to send your kids. Prominent families from Cortez would drive their children out of...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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

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