letters to the editor

‘’Why Does Barb Brattin Need To Be Away From the Library So Much?"
by Ty Benson
Apr 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
I wanted to pass on to the town of Telluride some financial information that I received from the library.
‘Why Does Barb Brattin Need To Be Away From the Library So Much?’
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I wanted to pass on to the town of Telluride some financial information that I received from the library. What I requested was, “How much money was spent on the library director’s travel ex...
Prairie Dog Moonscape
by Ed Andrews
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In recent years, prairie dogs mysteriously showed up and over time, have populated the valley floor.
‘Less Electricity=Less Coal Burning=Less Greenhouse Gas=More Polar Bear Habitat’
by Willow Krois, Positive Energy Committee Member
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The polar bears (and other arctic animals) need your help because their habitat is melting due to the effects of global warming.
Funding of Gondola Is Not Just a TMVOA Responsibility
by Jim Pettegrew, Telluride
Apr 21, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Because we don't yet know the particulars of how the Gondola's funding will come together 13 years from now, we shouldn't even form an RTA?
Bidder 70 Comes to Telluride
by Dan Chancellor
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Here in the Telluride area, many local outdoor enthusiasts are just returning from enjoying the natural splendor of the area in and around Canyonlands and Arches National Monument.
‘Moonlight Mesa’ Meeting Thursday, April 25
by Barb Bernhardt, Citizens Against Strip Mining
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
On April 25, at 6 p.m. at Friendship Hall, the Montrose County Planning Commission is set to hear a Special Use Permit Proposal for a 250-plus acre gravel mine operation on the south end of what is...
Fossil Fuel and Pollution Reduction
by W. Rodney McKinnon, Montrose
Apr 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
I am writing to inform you of something I learned about electrical equipment.
Kudos for Telluride Arts/Stronghouse Studios
by Claybrook Penn
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
I'm compelled to publicly thank a host of people, chief among them Kate Jones and Britt Markey from Telluride Arts and Stronghouse Studios, for their energy, time, and support over the past year, e...
Civic Engagement Vital to Good Governance
by Rozanne Evans, for the Ridgway Ouray Community Council Board of Directors
Apr 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In light of recent remarks criticizing the Ridgway Ouray Community Council and its membership, it seems appropriate to share with the citizens of Ouray County ROCC's mission and some of its project...
Too Many Cops on Scene – Hogwash!
by John W. Nelson, Montrose
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
I was amazed to see recent stories of the domestic violence call and standoff on S. Townsend and the complaint that excessive numbers of law enforcement were present.
Anti-Tourism?
by Romey Glenn, Telluride
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A couple of statements appearing in your April 4 issue demand a comment from someone who sees Telluride as a place worth preserving, not a sacrifice zone for personal wealth accumulation.
Another Successful Red Ball Express
by Mark Westman, Telluride Rotary Red Ball Express Chair
Apr 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Rotary Club wants to thank the community and our Telluride visitors for a great 10th annual Red Ball Express.
Telluride Fire Dept. Is Protecting Your Pocketbook
by John Bennett, District Director, Telluride Fire Protection District
Apr 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It is with pleasure that I announce the Telluride Fire Protection District closed on a financial transaction that will ultimately save our taxpayers $405,571 in interest expense on the taxpayer app...
Remembering Wes Perrin
by Dan Chancellor
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Our friend, Wes Perrin, passed away last week.
Prom Time at St. Michaels School
by Flair Robinson
Mar 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
On April 18, St Michaels School for Special Education will be hosting its high school prom.
Daffodil Days Shows Community Spirit and Generosity ‘Alive and Well’
by Betty Favier, Alexandra Dujardin and Sue Berg
Mar 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Community spirit and generosity are alive and well in Southwestern Colorado.
Public Lands Closures
by Mark Frankmann, Telluride
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Regarding the recently published letter from U.S. Forest Service Norwood District Ranger Judy Shutza discussing boundary management.
TASP Fundraiser a Success
by Jackie Unternahrer and Courtney Stuecheli, Telluride Adaptive Sports Program
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
What an amazing turnout we had for Telluride Adaptive Sports Program’s fundraising event Rockin’ at the Opera.
911 Operators Are My Heroes
by Linda Gaulke, Master Sergeant, San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office
Mar 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
What a perfect time for a movie like Halle Berry’s The Call to be released!