letters to the editor

PAID ELECTION LETTER | ‘Proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill Will Generate No Tax Revenue for San Miguel County’
by Dan Chancellor, Democratic candidate for San Miguel County Commissioner
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: There are a multitude of important concerns facing The San Miguel County Commissioners. In this short commentary, I will briefly explain my position on a few of them. Historically, the long...
PAID ELECTION LETTER | ‘In a County  Driven by Tourism, the Environment Is the Economy’
by Dan Chancellor, Democratic Candidate for District 3 Commissioner
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It is easy to understand why people travel from around the world to partake in the sublime beauty of this area. Rugged nature steeped in pure air and water, make our county a memorable experience.
PAID ELECTION LETTER | Reunion Showcased What’s Unique About Telluride
by Art Goodtimes, Incumbent Candidate for District 3 Commissioner
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It was great to have so many of the old Seventies crowd back in town for the Reunion (thanks to Salli, Susie, Jim and Terry).
Ramble at the Reservoir
by Bernie Pearce, Ouray Schools Athletic Director
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray cross country coaching staff says, "Thanks!" to the Ridgway State Park.
Apology to Uncompahgre Utes Long Overdue
by Art Goodtimes, San Miguel County Commissioner
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
This could be the beginning of a local process of reconciliation.
‘No Bikes’ on Sneffels Highline, Got It?
by Jim Pettegrew, Telluride
Sep 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
How many more “no bikes” signs will it take for mountain bikers to stop riding on the Sneffels Highline Trail?
TASP Says Thanks for Great Turnout
by Courtney Stuecheli and Jackie Unternahrer, Telluride Adaptive Sports Program
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone at Telluride Adaptive Sports Program would like to thank our loyal and generous supporters who came out to support TASP at the 14th Annual Bob Miller Memorial Golf Classic.
Meet Candidate Dan Chancellor
by Dan Chancellor, Candidate for San Miguel County Commissioner.
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, In the quest to serve as your San Miguel County Commissioner, people often ask me to speak about myself. It has, however, always seemed better to let my actions speak for me. Here are a few...
Bear Aware Thank You
by Paula Ciberay, Wilkinson Public Library
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: On behalf of the Wilkinson Public Library I would like to thank the Town of Telluride, the Telluride Institute Watershed Education Project, the Telluride Teachers and the library staff for ...
Thank You TAR
by Jody Lambert
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Thank you Telluride Association of Realtors for your generous support in making a house our Telluride home. I am so grateful and blessed and have a list of amazing individuals and organizat...
Weehawken Thank You
by The Weehawken Creative Arts Staff and Board of Directors
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: When driving north from Ouray, you may have noticed the new Weehawken Children’s Garden emerging across the parking lot from the Weehawken Ouray facility.     The development of this proper...
Bring Common Sense Back to District 59
by Ben Marvin-Vanderryn, Durango
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I recently wrote a letter the editor criticizing J. Paul Brown for voting against a bill to protect the homeless youth of Colorado, a vote he defended by saying “politicians keep expanding ...
Why Publish Schultheis’ Opinions?
by S. W. Baum, Ouray
Sep 21, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I don’t read your rag much.  So I initially got quite a kick out of Rob Schultheis’ Sept. 13 Dispatch on page 4 where he engaged in free associations of Republicans with all manner of dispa...
‘No Good Deed Goes Unpunished’
by Beverly Angehrn, Ridgway
Sep 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: As I read Richard Wojciechowski’s letter denigrating County Commissioner Lynn Padgett in last week’s Watch, I’m reminded of the old adage, “No good deed goes unpunished.” I’ve known Lynn Pa...
EcoAction Partners
by Kim Wheels, Community Energy Coordinator, EcoAction Partners
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: EcoAction Partners partnered to host a breakfast roundtable discussion on August 27 to discuss the potential of collaborating to support the green building industry in the San Miguel / Oura...
A Fond Farewell
by Ulli
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I am sorry to leave you all behind, but I am leaving October 9 with Magan in our camper to drive to California where I will live with Betsy, John and Maria McKinney in San Rafael. It became...
Why Mudslinging Persists
by Richard Wojciechowski, Ouray County
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: While it has been demonstrated beyond any doubt that the news media as a whole is comprised of left wingers, The Watch is leaning far enough over to capsize shortly. One has to wonder how m...
Shelton Calls It Right on ‘Falsehoods’ Used ‘to Divide the Electorate’
by Barbara Steele, Pleasant Valley
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I wish to comment on the recent Letter to the Editor from Susan Watson regarding a column written by your excellent reporter and columnist Peter Shelton. Susan Watson is on the Republican C...
Why Can’t We All Get Along?
by Holly von Helms, Montrose
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Last week I heard State Representative Don Coram speak following the League of Woman Voters' showing of the movie, Patriocracy, a movie about how divided and divisive our government and cou...
Thank You, Telluride Education Foundation
by Colin Hubbard, Telluride Intermediate School
Sep 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
We live in such a generous and caring community! I am writing to give a big thank you to the Telluride Education Foundation. The amazing work of their dedicated volunteers allows us teachers to reg...