Opinion

Vote to change status quo in Dolores

This letter is in response to Sandy Lauzon’s letter (Journal, Jan. 30). At the outset, it is important to note the destruction of the playground was unnecessary and tragic. Period. The second...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks to all who helped at Rico carnival

Over the last weekend in January, the Town of Rico and the Rico Trails Alliance hosted what we hope will become an annual event – the Rico Winter Carnival. Carnival attendees enjoyed a variety of...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

About the dumpster-fire Trump presidency

Morally squalid, seedy, sordid and maimed: Our president is despicable, disgraceful, underhanded and contemptible. His words are shameful, unsavory, discreditable and sleazy. Clearly, Trump is...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Doing the right thing down at Walmart

I found myself at Walmart during the student lunch break and noticed different small groups of students acting as if they were planning on getting a free lunch. My usual response to this is to go...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton’s actions refute baseless claims

Neill Smith’s recent letter (Journal, Feb. 9) accuses Rep. Scott Tipton of being “... (a) man who hates federal public lands ... ,” who is “... against any protections for the greedy destructive...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Urge Rep. Tipton to join climate caucus

I am a conservative Republican and value integrity, freedom and personal responsibility. Like a growing number of Americans, I am concerned about our current administration’s policies regarding...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yes – Best are in charge now

I’m replying to the venomous and false statements of the far left liberal Richard M. Feit (Journal, Jan. 9). So, the best and brightest should have been “Email Hillary?” Yeah, right! Liberals are...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Column did a disservice to the true faith

Leigh Waggoner gave a nice warm fuzzy response to “Ann” and her concern for what the hereafter holds in store for us (Journal, Jan. 26). Unfortunately, it was not accurate and was a disservice to...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton does not support hometown values

Scott Tipton proudly touts his support of the 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, which is folded into the so-called “Make America Secure Appropriations Act.” What Rep. Tipton doesn’t mention,...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

With dryer climate, hemp makes sense

Our environment! It’s an important thing to all of us here in Southwest Colorado, water being one of the most important aspects of our region. We are rich in water, however, as weather patterns...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fast response to problem appreciated

A note of thanks to Karen Sheek, Phillip Johnson and the Cortez city workers. Two weeks ago, we visited Mayor Sheek regarding a problem with the entrance from Empire Street to Brookside Drive; the...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

There is still time for an energy revolution

One of the most tragic aspects of the epic natural disasters in California is knowing that much of the cost and suffering could have been prevented had we taken action decades ago when the impact...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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