letters to the editor

VOTE NO ON 1A
by Eileen McGinley
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: It is true we have to take serious measures to combat climate change. The major challenge is weaning ourselves off of fossil fuels. Unfortunately, our economy demands more growth, and our w...
Yes on 1A
by Joanna Kanow
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: What will it take to make the change needed in our community to reduce green house gas emissions?   I see no other option than to vote for Ballot Measure 1A (The Energy Fund Initiative), wh...
Educational Session on Amendment 66
by Marcie Steckler, Bright Futures for Early Childhood and Families
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Bright Futures is hosting Dan Snowberger, the Superintendent for Durango Schools, to present an educational and informational talk on Senate Bill 66.  Amendment 66 as Governor Hickenlooper ...
2D or Not To Be!
by Sharon Grundy, M.D.
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor Town of Telluride Ballot Issue 2D is important for the residents of the Town of Telluride for many reasons. In particular it is of interest to those who support keeping the Telluride Medical...
PAID ELECTION LETTER |Vote Yes on Ballot Measure 1A.
by Peter Kenworthy and David Holbrooke
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: This year’s Moving Mountains Symposium at Mountainfilm focused on climate solutions. Over the past several months we have heard from a lot of people that it inspired them to think of ways t...
Thank You, Wise
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: We all should thank the Women In Support of Education for organizing the Ridgway School Board candidate forum. While some submitted questions were not asked, and some asked questions may no...
‘Time to Stand Firm’ Against ObamaCare
by Don Rapp, Olathe
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: The October 16th issue of The Watch granted approximately 20 column inches to a letter titled “Attn. Scott Tipton: We Need the BLM” citing in the authors words, “the supreme stupidity” for ...
Telluride Ski Patrol Gives Kids a Huge Boost
by TSD Ski PE Coordinators Sara Kimble, Kim Spaulding, Shelley Schuler, Karen Ludwig, Ashley Williamson
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Thanks to the generosity of the Telluride Ski Patrol, many students at Telluride Schools receive assistance to participate in the Ski PE program. They donated $500 to the Ski PE scholarship...
‘Property Rights Do not Stop at the Edge of Your Property’
by Janice Wheeler, Montrose
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Thank you to Montrose County Commissioners David White and Gary Ellis in regard to the Uncompahgre Pit denial on Oct. 7 (and a quick return to good health for Mr. Henderson). There was some...
Weed Control
by Joe Distefano
Oct 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
We invite you to attend a seminar on weed management in livestock and agricultural areas to be presented on Thursday, Oct. 24, between the hours of 5 and 6 pm at the Redvale Community Center.
Vote ‘No’ on the Telluride Beverage Tax
by Bob Harnish
Oct 13, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The people behind this tax claim it is necessary to fight childhood obesity – but a lot of those people aren’t even from Telluride.
Don’t Tax Sugar
by Jim Pettegrew,Telluride
Oct 11, 2013 | 12 12 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Do we really need a tax on sugary drinks? Is this really the best way to elevate the health level of our community's kids? I don't think so.
Attn., Scott Tipton: We Need the BLM
by Rodney Fitzhugh, Ridgway
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Our very own Congress Critter, Representative Scott Tipton, says on his website that he has voted to shutter the federal government because his constituents don't want Obamacare.
Sad to Lose Black Canyon Golf Course
by Brian Ryall, PGA Member
Oct 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
I was disappointed but not surprised to learn the Black Canyon Golf Course is ceasing operations as an 18-hole course.
Thank You Ramble at the Reservoir Volunteers
by Bernie Pearce, Ouray School District Athletic Director
Oct 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray, Ridgway and Silverton Schools thank the numerous volunteers who assisted at the 15th annual Ramble at the Reservoir high school and middle school cross country competition at Ridgway Sta...
No Term Limits for Norwood Park and Recreation District Boardmembers
by Jennifer Dinsmore, Wright’s Mesa
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
I am writing in support of eliminating term limits for Norwood Park and Recreation District board members.
Lamplight’s Warm Glow at the Ridgway Library
by Char Cary
Sep 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Thank you so much to the 110 people who came to our opening exhibition and sale on Saturday at the Ridgway Library.
Thank You, TAB
by Allyson O’Connor, Executive Director
Sep 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
On behalf of the Moab community, the Moab Free Health Clinic would like to extend its thanks to the Telluride AIDS Benefit and the Telluride community for underwriting the cost of Rapid HIV and STD...
Yoga Comes to Norwood At ACE
by Marie Fouche, Reenchanted Earth Yoga Studios
Sep 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
I wanted to let Norwood and surrounding communities know that I will be offering yoga classes at ACE starting October 1.
Be Bear Aware!
by Paula Ciberay, Wilkinson Public Library Youth Services Program and Outreach Manager Wilkinson Public Library
Sep 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to the diligence of the Town of Telluride we are all becoming much more BEAR AWARE!