Opinion

Proposed tariff on solar panels: bad idea

As a supporter of alternative, renewable energy, I’m concerned about Trump’s announcement to impose a tariff on solar panel imports. As reported by the Solar Energy Industries Association, the...

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

Support MVR’s fundraising campaign

As leaders in two of the sixteen charitable organizations that operate under the financial sponsorship of Mancos Valley Resources, we’re writing to ask the community to support MVR in its Heart of...

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

Tipton column was full of half-truths

Scott Tipton’s column in the Friday, Dec. 1 Journal is full of non-truths and half-truths that at best are very deceptive. First, this tax bill will hurt most Coloradans. It will increase health...

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

Editorial correct concerning public input

I agree with your editorial on the Bureau of Land Management Tres Rios office (Nov. 24), that taking away public input is not how public land agencies should work, for they are owned by us, the...

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

Don’t run bad fuel in your snowmobile

Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises that you run all of that old stale fuel through your snowmobile at the start of the season. Don’t do it! Drain that crummy fuel. Dispose of it; maybe have a...

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

Not all Alaskans support ANWR drilling

The letter in the Nov. 21 Journal was somewhat misleading: Some Alaskans might benefit from drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but certainly not all would agree that it would be in...

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

Friend disgusted with Jessica Sutch story

I am a close friend of the Sutch family. I read in total disgust that your reporter and editor decided to make this young woman’s death top-page news (Journal, Dec. 1). Although Jessica Sutch was...

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

Extension thankful for county’s support

First of all, I would like to thank Montezuma County Commissioners Keenan Ertel, James Lambert and Larry Don Suckla for rescinding their vote to defund the Montezuma County Extension Office. We are...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vandalism one reason I voted no on 3B

As I passed through Hawkins Preserve on Nov. 20, I caught a gang of juvenile girls destroying the old kiosk. I didn’t actually see them vandalizing it, but I heard a big noise just before I came...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tax cut legislation will hurt average folks

A report from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center shows that if the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is passed, half of Americans would pay more in taxes. The report states that: “On average ... taxes would...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wrinkle: Tax plans threaten charitable giving

The Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado is extremely concerned about tax proposals being considered by Congress because of the likelihood they will hurt charitable giving and threaten...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Announcements arrive after the events

On Friday, Nov. 10, my family and I attended the Dolores Schools’ annual Veterans Day Program. The student body did an outstanding job of honoring the military men and woman who have served our...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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