letters to the editor

Gun Control ‘Is a Cop-Out’
by John Reilly, Ridgway
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It won’t be popular to defend gun ownership after the senselessness of the school massacre in Connecticut – lives left empty.
A Message From the Ridgway Superintendent of Schools
by Ridgway Schools Superintendent Cheryl A. Gomez
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The event that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut is horrific, life-altering and unexplainable.
An Open Letter to Weehawken Creative Arts
by Wendy Bolane, Ridgway
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
I just wanted to express how wonderful I thought The Nutcracker performance was this past weekend.
‘Diseased Forests’ Misleading Argument
by W. Rodney McKinnon, Montrose
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Several years ago, Lousiana Pacific and Montrose economic interests were singing the same song as Montrose Forest Products is now. All our forests are diseased and needed to be cut down for “health...
Goodtimes Wrong on Infallibility
by Maria Lynch, Montrose
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Art Goodtimes’ stint in the seminary was apparently not quite long enough to learn what is meant by the Catholic doctrine of papal infallibility (Up Bear Creek, Nov. 29th, “Reading a History of the...
Thank you to TVFD
by Stephanie Jaquet, Director, Telluride Parks and Recreation Department
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of the inaugural Holiday Prelude season, the Town of Telluride recently hosted a holiday bonfire in Elks Park.
Calderon a Poor Choice
by John Randolph, Ridgway
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
I am appalled to learn that outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderon was selected to teach at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Ciberay the Mastermind Behind ‘All of the Fun, Free, Creative Activities’
by Jill Wilson, Youth Services Manager, Wilkinson Public Library
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
I just wanted to make it clear that Paula Ciberay, the Youth Services Program and Outreach Manager, was the one who was the mastermind behind all of the fun, free, creative activities for children ...
Thank You KOTO and Jumpin’ Jan
by Telluride School District
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride School District Ski P.E. Program would like to send a huge thanks to Jumpin' Jan and KOTO for their generous donation to our program.
Spring Creek Basin Mustangs at Serengeti Sanctuary
Dec 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It is with relief joy and elation that I write to you about the status of the Spring Creek Basin mustangs.
Hope for the Future
by John W. Nelson
Dec 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Recent decisions by the city of Montrose may bode well for the future.
Consideration of The Ride Music Fest, Aug. 16-18, 2013
by Steve “Willie” Wilson
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
As others have noted “maintaining proper balance” is key….too much of one thing could foreclose out other economic development opportunity.
Democracy or Aristocracy?
by John Reilly, Ridgway
Nov 29, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
We live in a time when voter's rights are subject to approval of elitists who know what's better for us than we know for ourselves.
TMC Health Fair a Success
by Gordon Reichard, Telluride Medical CenterExecutive Director
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Medical Center would like to express sincere gratitude for the health care providers who made our 2012 Annual Health Fair last month both possible and successful.
Commissioner Padgett ‘Truly Honored’
by Lynn Padgett, Ouray County Commissioner, District 1
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
I wish to say thank you to all of the Ouray County voters who voted in the 2012 election.
Dedicated Volunteers
by Linda Nelson, Ouray County
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters owe a lot of gratitude to all the elections judges and all the staff in the County Clerk's office in all Colorado counties.
Stirred Up Hatred?
by Richard Allen, Colorado Springs
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
President Obama said that voting for him was a good revenge.
Campaign ‘A Very Positive Experience’
by Dan Chancellor, Placerville
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
After my recent loss, in a bid to become San Miguel County Commissioner, several people have approached to console me. There is no need to do that. While I did not achieve my goal, the campaign has...
Working Together for the Good of Students
by Jill Burchmore, Telluride
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
As the former president of the Telluride Education Foundation, I'm proud to see the level of collaboration occurring through WE R-1, an organization including Parent Teacher Student Organization, T...
A Shout Out to We R-1
by The 3rd Grade Students of TES, Kristen Milord, Matt Kroll, Mary Alice Wagner, and Michele Foote
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Seventy-four 3rd graders from Telluride Elementary School recently participated in an overnight field trip to Mesa Verde and the Anasazi Heritage Center to kick off our unit on the Ancestral Pueblo...