letters to the editor

Mayor Supports Lodging Tax Ballot Question
by Pat Willits, Mayor of Ridgway
Apr 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The Town of Ridgway annual municipal election of the Town of Ridgway will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2010. The polling place is located at the Ridgway Community Center, adjacent to Town H...
Mary Posta Is Home From Stem Cell Treatments
by Mary Posta
Mar 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Well, I am home now after being out of country, in Costa Rica, from Feb. 7 to March 6, 2010. I received requested $30,000 last December. I immediately made plans to go to Costa Rica for my ...
Daffodil Days Thanks
by Sue Lincoln, 2010 Daffodil Days Coordinator
Mar 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Thanks once again Telluride and all those individuals who purchased daffodils as a benefit for the American Cancer Society!  Daffodil Days was a great success thanks to your love of flowers...
Red Ball Thanks
by Maggie Eagleton, The Rotary Club
Mar 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor:  The Telluride Rotary Club wants to thank the community for a wonderful 7th Annual Wells Fargo Red Ball Express.  The balls needed an assist due to heavy snow but fun was had by all. Congra...
‘Beneficial Use’ Keeps Agriculture Alive
by Jane Bennett, Ridgway
Mar 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: As I feast my eyes on seed catalogues and eagerly await planting season, I'm thankful to live in rural Western Colorado, where agriculture still thrives and the sight of new calves and lamb...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Sorry, Roger, But There’s No Economic Downside to Obtaining Gunnison Sage Grouse Federal Listing
by Art Goodtimes, San Miguel County Commissioner, Norwood
Mar 29, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Far be it for me to try and dissuade the editor and publisher of the San Miguel Basin Forum from the idea that my compatriots and I are a conspiracy of neighboring wackos out to rob the Wes...
TES Kids Fundraiser for Haiti
by Mrs. Bradley and Mrs. Coppage (Sponsors), The Kids of the Telluride Elementary School
Mar 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The kids at the Telluride Elementary School had a great time participating in the Save the Children Foundation fundraising activities to help the children of Haiti. We exceeded our goal of ...
An Experienced Candidate for County Coroner
by Michael Doehrma
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: As many of you are aware, on March 27, 2006, I was sworn in as Chief Deputy Coroner of San Miguel County, Colorado. I am very thankful that I have had the opportunity to serve many families...
THS Grads Need Community Support
by Karen Lavender, THS College Counseling Coordinator
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I want to alert your readers to an opportunity to support our local high school seniors’ college aspirations. On May 26, Telluride High School will once again hold our annual Senior Awards ...
Former Montrose Memorial Hospital Patient Lauds Health Fair
by John W. Nelson, Hip Replacement Patient
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: It was wall-to-wall participation at Saturday's Health Fair at the Montrose Pavilion. With increasing health care costs, a growing senior population and a depressed economy, the free or red...
Habitat Homes in Norwood!
by Habitat for Humanity of Telluride Region Board of Directors
Mar 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Telluride Region is pleased to announce the recent completion of two more homes in our six-home Norwood subdivision, Pine Street Gardens. These homes were built for ...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Classic N.I.M.B.Y.
by Russ Montgomery
Mar 11, 2010 | 16 16 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: While I’m sure the Telluride Ski Co. proposal to offer guiding skiing in Bear Creek has brought out the whole gamut of opinions, it was the quote in The Watch newspaper article by Sheep Mou...
Democrats Caucus Tuesday
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Democrats Caucus Tuesday
Who’s Sorry Now?
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Who’s Sorry Now?
The Daffodils Are Here Again
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Daffodils Are Here Again
Ophir Voices Concerns About Pinon Ridge Mill Application
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Ophir Voices Concerns About Pinon Ridge Mill Application
‘Why Is Gay an Insult?’ Part II
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Why Is Gay an Insult?’ Part II
No. 2: Regarding ‘State Amendments on Nov. Ballot Would Sharply Cut Services’ in Feb. 15 Edition of The Watch
by Debbie Schum
Mar 03, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Your “story” attacking the three citizen petitions on the November state ballot was a disguised editorial, not a truthful news report.
 First, you interviewed no petition supporter. Each re...
Let’s Take a Lesson From Our Athletes in the 2010 Olympics
by Vicki Caldwell
Mar 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Not an eloquent writer, I however feel compelled to comment on the 2010 Olympic experience and offer a challenge to readers/patrons of your newspaper. As I watched the closing ceremonies of...
Support Nauer in Re-election Bid for Ouray County Clerk
by John W. Nelson
Mar 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: While there has been no announcement of opposition to Michelle Nauer's bid for re-election as Ouray County Clerk, I suspect that few people appreciate what a dedicated, knowledgeable and ou...