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Tag: letter to the editor

A Warm Thank You From Faye Eriksen’s Grandparents

It is both gratifying and heartwarming to see the breadth and depth of love and compassion expressed by the Ridgway-Telluride-Ophir-Ouray communities in the recent benefit for our granddaughter Faye Eriksen.

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KOTO Board Endorsements

With ballots now in the hands of members of KOTO Community Radio, I would like to endorse two of the candidates on the ballot.

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What’s Best for the Whole?

11/21/14 | By | More

When it comes to the Gunnison sage-grouse, it’s easy for people and groups to focus on differences of opinion.

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Town Council: Please Stop Granting Waivers

11/21/14 | By | More

This letter is written in regards to the upcoming vote by the Telluride town council on the very important issue of waivers to the Land Use Code.

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The Need for Affordable Housing in Telluride

10/30/14 | By | 102 More

The current PUD proposals are a complete mismatch for the actual needs of this community.

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No Reason to Jump May’s Ship

10/29/14 | By | More

The only reason I can see where anyone would vote against Joan May might be if she personally stole your ox.

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Telluride Mountain Club Supports 3A

The Telluride Academy and Telluride Mountain Club wholeheartedly support the Telluride R1 School District’s proposed school expansion.

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Two Bad Ideas

10/28/14 | By | 70 More

Term limits and voting for commissioners by district are two very bad ideas.

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3A: Yes Is the Only Answer

What questions remain? Why is this important to do now?

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Look Forward, Not Backward

You have read the statistics regarding the growth in the number of students in our schools.

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GMO Yes or No?

Without hesitation I will vote for CO Prop 105 to label GMO foods.

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Dick Jossi Responds to John Hollrah’s Letter

10/23/14 | By | 57 More

As to your comment about tourism I would suggest the signs probably will have a positive effect with the messages reflecting what the majority of us feel and hope.

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Needs Versus Wants

10/23/14 | By | More

After reading all the gushing love letters featured in the papers on behalf of the school, I realized that it would be advantageous to lend another perspective.

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Vote for Tisdel

10/23/14 | By | More

While it is difficult to dignify Susan Watson’s letter with a response, we can agree that neither of us condone the vandalizing of signs, and I don’t know anyone who does.

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Voters Deserve an ‘Election Based Upon Candidate Qualifications’

While he manages to cast my objections in a negative light, Mr. Hollrah does get something correct in his attack letter.

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Reelect Joan May

10/22/14 | By | 42 More

I’m voting to re-elect Joan May for San Miguel County Commissioner.

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May Day

10/22/14 | By | More

Let’s celebrate another May day in November.

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Greenspan for San Miguel County Commissioner

10/22/14 | By | More

I would like to offer my support and endorsement of Jonathan Greenspan for County Commissioner.

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Support 3B in Ouray

I hope this letter provides a reasonable explanation of the “3B” ballot issue in Ouray.

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Time for a Change, Vote for Greenspan

10/21/14 | By | More

Given the stalemate in both regional and national politics, it is a welcome relief to have a candidate who is running as an Independent

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Illegal Hunter Sought

10/19/14 | By | 36 More

On Sept. 11, at about 7:30 a.m., a bull elk was illegally killed in West Meadows.

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Thank You, Telluride Medical Center

10/18/14 | By | More

The miracle that is the Telluride Medical Clinic.

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Vote ‘Yes’ on Telluride School District’s proposed Bond Issue 3A

Please know that 100 percent of the proposed facilities will be used by our students on a daily basis.

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Hollrah Fights Back

10/16/14 | By | More

This letter is a response to Susan Watson’s attack on me in her letter last week.

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Vote for J. Paul Brown

10/16/14 | By | More

For those who believe the state, and the country, are on the wrong track it is an opportunity to begin correcting past errors.

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Telluride Students First And Most Important: Vote Yes on 3A

Your local elected Board of Education voted unanimously to recommend the addition and renovation project and placed on the fall ballot measure 3A to fund that project.

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Joan May Committed to Important Work

10/09/14 | By | 57 More

Please join me in keeping Joan May as our County Commissioner by voting for Joan on Nov. 4.

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To the Citizens of Montrose County

The Montrose Regional Dispatch Center (MRDC), and specifically the increase in fees to the user agencies, has been called into question recently as agencies are preparing for their upcoming budgets.

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More on TEX

10/02/14 | By | 55 More

In terms of spending other people’s money, one has to ask the TRAA, “When is enough, enough?”

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Canine Influenza, and an Update on Dan Koons

09/25/14 | By | More

I’m writing this so that everyone knows that, no matter how clean a boarding situation is kept, it can happen to you (me).

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Vandalism of Republican Candidates’ Signs

What kind of people take a sign that supports a particular candidate from someone’s private property?

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Yes for 3A for the Long Haul

It is now time to consider the next stage in the growth of our schools.

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Tammy Theis for Commissioner

I am Tammy Theis, I am your Montrose County (MC) Commissioner Candidate for District 2.

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Thanks, TAR

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Telluride Association of Realtors.

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Thank You, Mike Hughes

09/04/14 | By | 71 More

I would like to start this letter by thanking Mike Hughes for his amazing commitment and dedication to the Telluride School District and this community.

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No on McLachlan

No, lawyer McLachlan must be held accountable for his duplicitous actions and deceitfulness to the voters of this district.

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Thanks for Lunch

On behalf of the Wilkinson Public Library I would like to thank Brown Dog Pizza for furthering literacy by rewarding the children who participated in the Summer Reading Finale with their generous donation of pizza.

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A National Problem

08/29/14 | By | More

Who gives marksmanship lessons to the Missouri police, Mister Magoo?

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‘Now Is the Time to Make Your Voice Heard’

‘Now Is the Time to Make Your Voice Heard’

Everyone has their own needs when it comes to health and the care they receive, and now is the time to make your voice heard.

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Thank You TAR

08/26/14 | By | More

Thank you so so much for the generous gift from your first time homebuyers assistance fund.

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Thank You Telluride Jazz Festival

On behalf of the Wilkinson Public Library I would like to thanks the Telluride Jazz Festival for again providing the inspiration of Jazz to the children of Telluride through the library.

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Good Restraint by Officer

08/21/14 | By | 68 More

The good idea was the character and restraint shown by the officer.

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It’s Time for a KOTO Board Election

08/21/14 | By | 37 More

You can run (a radio station into the ground) but you can no longer hide ( the membership rolls) or hide from the members who used to be the most important part of KOTO.

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Ridgway School Year ‘Full of Promise’

Please allow me to be among to the first to welcome you to a new school year full of promise.

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Colorado 500 Rides Again

Welcome back to Ouray for your 39th year Colorado 500 – you’re almost 40! We’re glad to have your “family” visit our “family”.

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Setting De Bivort Straight on Afghanistan

08/14/14 | By | 68 More

I have never read a more astounding collection of misrepresentations and outright falsehoods than those put forth by Mr. Lawry de Bivort in his comments on Afghanistan in the Aug. 13 Watch.

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Keep McLachlan in Office

08/10/14 | By | More

Over the past few years I have gotten to know Barbara and Mike McLachlan and have found them to be a wonderful couple.

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Return McLachlan to the House

08/06/14 | By | More

Mike McLachlan has represented the 59th House district for the past two years.

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Take An Oath: Make Ouray Safer

One of the great things about living in a little town is that you get to participate in many civic activities that you probably wouldn’t if you lived in a large city.

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‘Heartfelt Sympathies’ Will Never Be Forgotten

07/31/14 | By | More

The family of Dan Fossey would like to thank the many people who contributed time, energy, cards, and/or donated money in memory of Dan.

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Andy Frasco Language at Concert Series ‘Completely Inappropriate’

The entire Ridgway Concert Series team would like to apologize fans for the completely inappropriate language that Andy Frasco used during his opening set on Thursday, July 17.

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Thanks, Telluride Association of Realtors

We would like to thank Robin Pale, Mier Esch, and the Telluride Association of Realtors for their generosity through the First Time Homebuyers Assistance Fund.

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‘Off the Deep End?’

07/21/14 | By | More

Have the Montrose County Commissioners gone off the deep end again?

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Best-ever Rundola

The Telluride Foundation would like to thank the community for the great success of the fourth annual Rundola.

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Telluride Volunteer Fire Department and the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office Save the Day

On behalf of the residents of Lizard Head Land Company and Trout Lake Land Company, we would like to express our sincere appreciation to the Telluride Volunteer Fire Department and the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Department.

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MTJ Fox News

07/14/14 | By | More

I find it equally frustrating and often ask if the channel can be changed to no avail.

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THS Grad Says Thank You, Telluride

07/14/14 | By | More

Having graduated, I feel privileged to have grown up in such a supportive community.

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Regional Recycling Article Helpful

07/14/14 | By | More

I want to thank Heather Knox Rommel for writing the article about regional recycling.

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Random Acts of Kindness

As the Woman’s Club of Ouray County’s Annual Rummage Sale closed its doors on Saturday afternoon, June 21, every member and attendee knew that this year’s sale represented a very special happening.

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Can We Bring Common Sense to Ouray County?

Doesn’t anyone have some understanding that both businesses and customers need signs?

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Miracle Day Thank You

06/01/14 | By | More

Our success from “Miracle Day” will provide ongoing support for projects and scholarships for our students and clients.

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Comedy of Errors

05/30/14 | By | More

That afternoon the court learned that the BCJC had to request information three times, beginning in 2013

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Thanks to Brenda Carns

The Wilkinson Library Board of Directors extends its deep appreciation to Brenda Carns for the outstanding service she has provided to the library during a time of transition.

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Specifics of Gomez’s Resignation

05/01/14 | By | More
Specifics of Gomez’s Resignation

On March 21, 2014 I shared my intent to resign with the Ridgway Board of Education.

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