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Letters: I’m a Republican supporting Matt Salka

As I am a registered Republican, this may seem a little outside the lines. However, I am confident that Matt Salka, a county commission candidate, has all of La Plata County in mind when making...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Salka has experience the county needs

Matt Salka has my vote for county commissioner. As the mayor in Bayfield and a small-business owner, he accomplished so much. He completed a new water plant and a water line replacement project...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Join me in supporting Porter-Norton

I support Marsha Porter-Norton for La Plata County commissioner. I’ve known Marsha for years, and have always respected and admired her zeal. We need a strong leader to work with those affected by...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Get back to the future with Jack Turner

As someone who has lived in Durango twice, I see a significant change in the leadership of our county government. When I first came to Durango, to head sales and marketing for Purgatory Ski Resort,...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Do we want an entertainer or a leader?

We in Western Colorado are facing a very important election in the 3rd Congressional District. Feisty Lauren Boebert sure knows how to throw some attitude! I’ve been trying to imagine how her...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Repeal Gallagher, fund communities

For 100 years, the League of Women Voters has been promoting the informed participation in government. While it does not support candidates or parties, we do take positions on issues. We urge a Yes...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Salka, Porter-Norton are ready to serve

It was my honor to serve eight years as county commissioner. It’s a challenging position. But for Marsha Porter-Norton and Matt Salka, the curve won’t be nearly as steep. Marsha worked with the...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Minkler will represent working people

I have witnessed Charly Minkler as a planning commissioner. He listens and comes to a decision backed by substance. It is important to me that our commissioners represent all the residents of La...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Porter-Norton is anything but divisive

I am writing in support of Marsha Porter-Norton, who is running for La Plata County commissioner. I was saddened to read recently that some folks consider her to be divisive. She is anything but...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Why I’m voting for Marsha Porter-Norton

I am proud to vote for Marsha Porter-Norton for La Plata County commissioner. As a fourth-generation Southwest Coloradan who grew up on a ranch near Cortez, Marsha knows our community. She’s a...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Please vote for the environment in CD3

I am a student, a naturalist and public land worshipper. As a young voter concerned about the climate crisis and our imperiled biosphere’s future, I am deeply disturbed by the policies (or lack...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Unlike Minkler, Salka knows many things

Matt Salka has a range of experiences that make him the best person to represent us as a La Plata County commissioner. Being able to represent more than one narrow group, unlike his opponent,...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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