letters to the editor

Compassion Summer Research Institute Thanks
by The Telluride Institute
Aug 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Thank you to everybody who made the SRI a huge success.
Selecting a New Montrose Police Sergeant
by John W. Nelson, Montrose
Aug 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose P.D. convenes a Sergeants Promotion Board when they need to select a new sergeant to replace one lost due to attrition.
Thank You Planet Bluegrass
by Linda Avery, President, Telluride Rotary Club
Aug 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Rotary Club would like to offer special thanks to Craig Ferguson and Planet Bluegrass for giving Rotary the opportunity to extend its offerings at this year's Bluegrass booth.
Playwrights Festival Exceeded All Expectations
by Jennie Franks, Artistic Director, SPARKy Productions
Aug 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
This year the success of the Telluride Playwrights Festival exceeded all our expectations, due to the generosity of this community.
Ouray, Ridgway School Board Candidates Meeting Aug. 28
by Cheryl Gomez, Superintendent, Ridgway School District R-2, Scott Pankow, Superintendent Ouray School District R-1
Aug 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
As superintendents of the Ridgway and Ouray school districts, we are writing to encourage community members to run in the November election for a seat on our respective Board of Education.
A Fed Bear Is a Dead Bear
by Brenda Miller, Roubideau Rim Wildlife Rescue, Olathe
Aug 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
I've been in receipt of some emails today from citizens in the Telluride and Mountain Village areas about a bear or two around.
Sweet Drink Tax ‘Ridiculous’
by Jim Dooley, Montrose
Aug 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
That a tax on sweetened drinks will somehow correct obesity in Telluride's youth is absurd.
Wounded Warriors Thanks
Aug 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Last weekend the Telluride Elks Lodge hosted four Wounded Warriors and their families. For most of them it was their first or second Wounded Warrior Program trip.
Celebrate the Ouray County Courthouse
by John W. Nelson
Aug 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the first things we visited nearly 18 years ago when we moved to Ouray County was the historic courthouse.
Parks and Rec Rocks
by George Gage, Telluride
Aug 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
I would like to thank everyone at Parks and Rec for once again doing an outstanding job.
Ridgway Fire Department Comes Through
by Jenn and Mirek Maez, Ridgway
Aug 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Mirek and I wanted to write a huge thank you to you, our community.
Gun Control Backlash
by Jeff Davis, Ridgway
Aug 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
I only hope other tourist are flocking in to "MY" state because they feel safe now without those terrible plus-15 round magazines being sold.
A Great Art + Architecture Weekend
by Meredith Nemirov
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
As one of the exhibiting artists, I want to thank Telluride Arts and all the people who warmly opened their doors and created incredible venues so we could share our work with the Telluride communi...
The Time Is Now
by Holly von Helms, Montrose
Jul 30, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Let your Senators and Congressional representatives know you stand for positive and effective immigration reform.
Be A Part of Health & Wellness Initiative
by John Pryor, former mayor of Telluride
Jul 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
As a member of the Health and Wellness Community Council, I encourage all of Telluride and its visitors to be a part of the Telluride Health & Wellness Initiative conversation.
Ouray County at the Crossroads
by Jerry Roberts, Ridgway
Jul 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Who benefits from the new Section 9? The residents of Ouray County through protection for the county from inappropriate, unreasonable development and by preserving and protecting property value.
Memorable Community Support
by Chris, Carli, and Bonnie Hansen
Jul 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The family of Gary Hansen would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone in the community for their compassion and support during the past year and especially in the days since Gary's passing.
About that Soda Tax
by David Dealy, Ridgway
Jul 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
First of all, my wife drinks sugar-free drinks, better known as diet drinks. Will these drinks be exempt?
McGinley Denies Harassment Allegation
by Eileen McGinley
Jul 18, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
This letter is to defend myself against accusations reported in the Watch, made by Hilary Witzleben Taylor, the consultant hired to do the library survey, and Noah Sheedy, the director of Telluride...
Just Say ‘No’ to Marijuana in Ouray
by Donna Whiskeman, Log Hill
Jul 17, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Like many, I was aghast when, toward the end of the meeting, Mayor Risch stated that “60 percent of the Mexican drug cartel money comes from marijuana.