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Turner and Minkler: Former candidates congratulate incoming commissioners

Congratulations to Marsha Porter-Norton and Matt Salka, La Plata County’s new County Commissioners. They took the oath of office on Tuesday. We entered the 2020 election as first-time independent...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: 1787 is the proper date to claim, not 1776

I find it necessary to remind our community of our shared American values. “We the people” pledge allegiance to a country of laws as outlined in the U.S. Constitution. I believe the date that...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Are we blessed or stuck with Lauren Boebert?

The people of the Third Congressional District of incredibly beautiful Colorado appear blessed, or stuck, with Representative Boebert for the time being. As she becomes accustomed to life in the...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Boebert’s actions are reprehensible, embarrassing

Lauren Boebert’s actions as an elected representive for our district have been, so far, reprehensible and embarrassing to say the least. She has displayed herself as a childish fool with her...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Kentuckian commiserates about Boebert

I live in the 4th district of Kentucky, and for many years I was embarrassed to be represented by the worst members of the House and Senate (McConnell, Paul and Massie). But I think that honor now...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: White nationalism fueled Jan. 6 attack on Capitol

I was and am appalled by the events of Jan. 6. Certainly, President Trump incited this insurgency. Those Republicans who support him and parroted his lies of voter fraud and that the election was...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Reader is misguided in Durango boycott

I wonder why Corey Hopkins is singling out Durango in a West Slope boycott (Jan. 12, “Reader will boycott Durango as long as Boebert’s in office” ). La Plata County and Durango, like most of the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Rep. Lauren Boebert is dangerous and must resign

Lauren Boebert, newly elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, should resign. She has definitely shown her ignorance and is not there to work for the people of the 3rd District of Colorado....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Where are the real freedom-loving patriots?

I don’t recognize the United States shown on the news this past week. The images were so troubling it makes me question if the United States is what I have always believed it to be, or if this is...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Reader is ‘disturbed, disgusted’ with Boebert’s behavior

As are we all, I am deeply disturbed by the events which took place last Wednesday in Washington, D.C. I am even more deeply disturbed, not to mention disgusted, that the newly elected...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Climate change, drought demand national legislation

Southwest Colorado is in a drought of exceptional level, the most severe level of drought intensity categories, according to a map released Jan. 7 by the U.S. Drought Monitor. Drought affects...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Rep. Lauren Boebert is a national security risk

“Today is 1776!” is what Lauren Boebert tweeted hours before armed insurrectionists stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, killing Officer Brian Sicknick of the Capitol Police, and injuring nearly a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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