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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: 2 days 10 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: 2 days 10 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: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Boebert will end these far-left ideologies

If you are tired of your freedoms trampled, your Second Amendment and free speech threatened, and are concerned about what kind of revisionist history your children may learn in school, a vote for...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Porter-Norton is ready for commission

Marsha Porter-Norton has been a dear and trusted friend of mine for 45 years. I can assure you that she is the county commission candidate who is prepared, qualified and committed to her pursuits....

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Only Mitsch Bush will fight for all of us

So many of us have experienced the hardships of Colorado’s shifting climate. Solving these problems will require flexibility and collaboration. Diane Mitsch Bush understands that. Diane’s opponent...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We need all the wolves, and your vote

Please vote in favor of Proposition 114, the restoration of wolves to Colorado. Prey populations like elk and deer can actually be made healthier by the presence of wolves. By targeting diseased...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Raise the taxes for children, our future

Children have had their education disrupted this year, and thousands in Colorado have limited or no access to child care and preschool. Currently, the Colorado Preschool Program can only serve 40%...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Not flashy, but she gets the job done

The Western Slope of Colorado as always made its way through a strong, no-frills work ethic. We should ask the same of our elected representative. Diane Mitsch Bush carries that ethic and is...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Charly Minkler brings important views

We encourage you to join with us in voting for Charly Minkler for county commissioner. We became friends with Charly and his team through improvement projects at our rural home. Our experience...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Marsha Porter-Norton will get job done

My first interaction with Marsha Porter-Norton was when I volunteered as a FireWise Ambassador. What struck me about her was her ability to facilitate meetings where all voices were heard and each...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: President is a socialist for the wealthy

President Trump and the GOP typically throw around the words “socialist” and now I even heard “communist” referred to Democrats or independents, but Trump is the biggest socialist for the wealthy...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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