letters to the editor

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!
‘Take a Collective Deep Breath’
by John Clark, Town of Ridgway Mayor
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
I'm writing to express my concerns regarding the current debate spurred by the Downtown Streetscape ballot initiative.
TASP Fundraiser a Success
by Courtney Stuecheli & Jackie Unternahrer, Telluride Adaptive Sports Program Executive Director and Event Director
Sep 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 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 15th Annual Bob Miller Memorial Golf Classic.
Kudos to Janowiak for Protection Against Beetle Kill
by J. Paul Brown
Sep 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations and commendations to Matt Janowiak, U.S. Forest Service Columbine District Ranger, who is being proactive in protecting 70 acres in the Cascade Creek area North of Durango Mountain ...
Our Community Corrections Operation in Action
by John W. Nelson, Montrose
Sep 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
With all of the gloom and depression in the news these days, it is easy to write off segments of our population, even here in 'Paradise."
Streetscape Ballot Measure ‘Flawed’
by Bob Kelly, Pleasant Valley
Sep 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
I first found myself questioning the judgment of a newspaper editor who, having had a reporter in attendance at that meeting, would allow such an inaccurate and misleading account of what actually ...
Working Dogs Like Kuvasz Excellent Predation Deterrents
by Brenda Miller, Roubideau Rim Wildlife Rescue,
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a 2-year-old mountain lion was killed by a federal wildlife control officer because some owners of pet alpacas complained to the local sheriff and Colorado Parks and Wildlife that this lio...
Let the Mountain Lions Roam
by Ken Wyrick, Ridgway
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Sadly, another loved pet was lost to mountain lions.
‘When Will We Ever Learn?’
by Holly von Helms, Montrose
Sep 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Are we really looking at yet another war situation? When will we ever learn?
‘We Will Vote With Our Pocketbooks’
by Paula James, Co-Chair, Ridgway Streetscape Committee
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A few individuals opposing the Streetscape initiative decided not to trust the democratic process of voting.
VIR Hearings ‘Nothing Less Than Awesome’
by Jan van West
Sep 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
All of us here in Ouray County have one thing in common…we love living here.
VIR Petitioners Deplore ‘Vitriol’ From Critics...
by Steve and Claudia Wolff, Loghill Mesa
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
We were very disappointed in a recent letter to the editor entitled “VIR Misrepresentations” signed by Bill Bennett and six other individuals (Bennett Group).
‘Facts Matter, Mr. Bennett’
by Jennifer Parker, President, Ridgway Ouray Community Council
Sep 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
It appears that the most recent letter to the editor by Bill Bennett et al was primarily designed to discredit the Ridgway Ouray Community Council rather than to correct any alleged misrepresentati...
VIR Letter ‘Misstates, Omits Several Very Important Facts’
by Randy Parker, Ridgway
Aug 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
It is disheartening that while professing to care about the facts, this letter not only misstates the facts, but omits several very important facts.
Opposition to VIR ‘ Dishonest, Misinformed, Manipulative and Deliberately Divisive’
by Paula James
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
We heard many comments that sounded dishonest, misinformed, manipulative, and deliberately divisive – though, of course, we heard them from the opposition.
Facts About the ‘Respect Ouray’ Petition
by Roze Evans, Respect Ouray County Petition Administrator
Aug 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
One of last week’s letters questioned the integrity and honesty of ROCC, those who testified in favor at the VIR hearings and the people who signed the Respect Ouray County petition.
Thank You, ‘Shroom Festers
by Paula Ciberay, Youth Services Program and Outreach Manager, Wilkinson Public Library
Aug 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
On behalf of Wilkinson Public Library I would like to thank the Telluride Mushroom Festival, Inkling Cruz Garcia, Mazzy and their family for sharing their vast knowledge of mushrooms with the child...
Gravel Mining Impacts
by Keith Rasmussen
Aug 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose, what is happening to our freedoms, our personal rights?
VIR Points Up Lack of Civility
by Barb Steele
Aug 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Tuesday’s forum for statements regarding the Visual Impact Regulations was a reflection of the sad times we find ourselves in in our society today.
VIR Misrepresentations
by Bill Bennett, Jack Flowers, Gail and Dick Jossi, Bud Zanett, and Dean and Judy Skalla
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
We were disheartened to hear those in favor of the proposed new regulations being so openly dishonest and deceptive in their presentations.