letters to the editor

Poverty Abounds, And We’re Whining About Bear Creek
by Carla Choate
Jan 13, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: We have not experienced an economy like this since the Great Depression. There is nationwide and countywide fear because of unemployment. People are displaced, record number of foreclosures...
A World Cup Thank You
by John Jett
Jan 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
I would like to express my deepest thanks for the community support of the Telluride Snowboard World Cup.
One Telluride Thanks
by Don Mitchel and Emo Overall
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
One Telluride would like to extend a thank you to all those that made our Noel Night.
Palm’s National Theatre Broadcasts a Treasure
by Elbert Peck
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
You have excellent programming at the Palm. Use it or lose it.
Telluride Needs a Viable Airport
by Eliot Brown
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If the airport were to extend operations from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. they would be adding 180 days more of operations that could use these extended hours.
Verizon Tower ‘Unthinkable’
by Rod Colburn
Dec 23, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
We have watched the Verizon Tower developments with interest, concern, and now, distress, as the seemingly unthinkable appears to approach reality.
Case Law Is on Our Side
by Neal Elinoff 
Dec 16, 2010 | 6 6 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
I encourage our commissioners to hold public hearings to discuss our right of eminent domain.
Thanks for Getting Our Kids Onto the Slopes
by Ski PE Coordinators
Dec 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to the generosity of KOTO...
Thank You TAR
by Kierstin and Quentin Strand
Dec 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The assistance from TAR is greatly appreciated and one of the wonderful benefits of living in this town.
You Could Be the Match to Save a Life
by Mandy White
Dec 09, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
I would like to thank everyone who registered to be a bone marrow donor this past weekend.  It will be a few weeks before we know if anyone is a good match for 6-year-old Max Scheutz.
Young People's Literature Celebration a Success
by Elizabeth Tracy, Youth Services Manager,Wilkinson Public Library
Dec 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I would like to thank the Ah Haa School, Between the Covers, Telluride Elementary School, The Mountain School, Taste Buds Catering, and The Hotel Columbia...
Tennis Club Thanks
by Eliot Brown, TMVTC
Nov 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: The Telluride Mountain Village Tennis Club wishes to thank the Mount Village Owners Association for their support in helping to make our 2010 tennis season successful.  Their monetar...
Great Voter Turnout!
by Peggy Nerlin, San Miguel County Clerk and Recorder
Nov 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Thank you for making the 2010 General Election a huge success. San Miguel County has 4,408 active registered voters. Of those electors, 2,444 requested a mail-in ballot and our office recei...
Thank You From Mt. Sneffels Education Foundation
by Stephanie Wallin, MSEF Auction Committee Chair<
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: I want to extend a great big thank you for all those in the community that helped make the Mt. Sneffels Education Foundation Auction an amazing success this year. In these difficult economi...
Vote for Bennet
by G. Colby Allerton
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: By all accounts Michael Bennet is a solid, centrist Democrat, helping support and nurture Colorado: the diversity of healthy Coloradans, communities and beautiful mountains. 
Ken Buck seems...
Re-elect Bob Dempsey for County Coroner 
by Wade Davis
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: County Coroner Bob Dempsey did not seek the unpaid job when he was asked in 1981 by the County Commissioners to take the job.  He reluctantly accepted because the community needed it, and n...
Step Up
by Don Latham, Ridgway
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Politics: a word that puts a bad taste in my mouth even before I say it! I, probably like many of you, have left the ugly game of politics to others. I have shaken my head in disgust at the...
Ouray County Commissioners Take Issue With Calhoon’s Criticisms
by Ouray County Commissioners Lynn Padgett, District 1; Heidi Albritton, District 3; Keith Meinert, District 2
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: You recently printed a letter from Dave Calhoon criticizing the BOCC process of deliberation on revisions to Section 9, Visual Impact Regulations, of the Land Use Code. We value Mr. Calhoon...
Years of Experience Make Dempsey the Best Choice for Coroner
by Jenny Dempsey Botenhagen and Jim Botenhagen
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
What does the coroner job have to do with political parties? For us, it’s about keeping the person with proven ability and dedication in office. 
Think Before You Ink on Nov. 2
by Nancy Ball
Oct 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: In spite of the sounds bites that constantly bombard us, the language of amendments 60 and 61 and proposition 101 is not simple and straightforward. The Blue Books you have recently receive...