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Letters: The hard-working Marsha Porter-Norton

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to sit on the local committee of the statewide Colorado Children’s Campaign with Marsha Porter-Norton and was amazed month after month, year after year, with...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Marsha Porter-Norton, for housing

We younger workers in La Plata County find ourselves out of sync with the price of local housing. We need homes where we can feel securely settled. Whether buying or renting a home, we find it...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Southwest Colorado is Boebert country

A friend and I took a road trip to Colorado Springs, Cañon City, Pueblo, Walsenburg, Alamosa, Pagosa Springs, Durango, Montrose, Delta, Hotchkiss and Rifle. If the yard signs are any barometer,...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Trump and GOP will take away Medicare

President Trump and many GOP senators are determined to kill Medicare and Social Security. The latest attack is through FICA payroll taxes. The president has said if he is re-elected, he would make...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Why people celebrate President Trump

We were sitting outside at Nature’s Oasis the other day enjoying a sandwich when a young chap circled the parking lot in his car waving a large Trump flag outside the driver’s window. But it was...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Matt Salka was a success in Bayfield

Matt Salka cares about businesses and their success as well as our community. We need those qualities in a county commissioner. As mayor in Bayfield, Matt worked closely with businesses and made...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Marsha Porter-Norton has experience

I am pleased to endorse Marsha Porter-Norton for La Plata County commissioner. With deep roots in rural southwest Colorado and a range of meaningful leadership experiences in La Plata County,...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Vote Yes on Prop 113 to be heard

I admire Sidny Zink as an intelligent business person, but her Oct. 25 letter is stunningly wrong (“Prop 113 will damage rural Coloradans ”). The National Popular Vote Initiative is probably the...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Diane Mitsch Bush is a pragmatic leader

We hear it every two years: this will be the most important election ever. This time, I actually think that’s true – especially in CD 3. Diane Mitsch Bush is the clear choice. As an unaffiliated...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Local school bond measure good for all

The local 4A school bond measure will raise $90 million for capital projects and maintenance with no increase in current property taxes. School buildings are used as gathering places for many...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Mitsch Bush will fight for rural health care

Diane Mitsch Bush is the only candidate talking about our collapsing rural health care systems. She’s running to represent CD 3 in Congress, and I plan to vote for her. She will get funding to...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Pleased to vote for an independent

As an independent voter, I am pleased that those of us who are unaffiliated are able to have a nonpartisan choice in the election for La Plata County commissioner. I have studied all of the...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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