letters to the editor

Re-elect Bob Dempsey for County Coroner 
by Wade Davis
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: County Coroner Bob Dempsey did not seek the unpaid job when he was asked in 1981 by the County Commissioners to take the job.  He reluctantly accepted because the community needed it, and n...
Step Up
by Don Latham, Ridgway
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Politics: a word that puts a bad taste in my mouth even before I say it! I, probably like many of you, have left the ugly game of politics to others. I have shaken my head in disgust at the...
Ouray County Commissioners Take Issue With Calhoon’s Criticisms
by Ouray County Commissioners Lynn Padgett, District 1; Heidi Albritton, District 3; Keith Meinert, District 2
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: You recently printed a letter from Dave Calhoon criticizing the BOCC process of deliberation on revisions to Section 9, Visual Impact Regulations, of the Land Use Code. We value Mr. Calhoon...
Years of Experience Make Dempsey the Best Choice for Coroner
by Jenny Dempsey Botenhagen and Jim Botenhagen
Nov 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
What does the coroner job have to do with political parties? For us, it’s about keeping the person with proven ability and dedication in office. 
Think Before You Ink on Nov. 2
by Nancy Ball
Oct 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: In spite of the sounds bites that constantly bombard us, the language of amendments 60 and 61 and proposition 101 is not simple and straightforward. The Blue Books you have recently receive...
Brooke-Hitching for County Clerk
by Fred A. Wagner, III, CEO, QuickDeck, Inc.
Oct 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: Harley Brooke-Hitching is working for my company and I will be sorry to lose her if she is elected County Clerk. Her extensive skills, tact, tenacity and attention to detail have boosted th...
Mary Posta and Adult Stem Cell Treatment
by Mary Posta
Oct 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Well, it's been six months now, and I am still going strong. I've had no problems return after the stem cell treatments, and I believe in Aug., I was still receiving some improvement. I still have ...
Six-Day Pass Too Pricey for This Senior Skier
by Teresa Specker
Oct 09, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: My family and I have been skiing in Telluride since 1973, only missing a few years between then and now, but not many. I have enjoyed the expansion of the mountain, the addition of the gond...
Vote for Steve Albritton
by Connie Theisen
Oct 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor: As the election draws nearer I would like to encourage all Ouray County Voters to educate themselves about the positive qualities of Steve Albritton. I believe in him and think he would mak...