letters to the editor

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...