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Carole is a jewel of a writer

Were one to need them, I would trust Carole McWilliams' notes on a meeting more than the official minutes. They are almost verbatim. Carole, you are a jewel of a writer. Your thoughts on the...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Health official appreciates McWilliams

I have "been reported on" by Carole McWilliams in several positions I have held in the community including my current one and have the great pleasure of seeing Carole report accurately and fairly. ...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support progressives for La Plata Electric board

I'm writing to encourage readers to look for their La Plata Electric Association ballots coming in the mail around April 17. We are lucky to live in an area served by an electric co-operative with...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Wheeling is knowledgeable renewable energy advocate

Ballots for LPEA's annual election will be coming to members by about April 15. Joe Wheeling, incumbent director for District 4, is seeking re-election after serving for nine years on the board....

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ignacio 9Health Fair is April 22

Mt. Allison Grange is coordinating the Ignacio 9Health Fair again this year. It will be held on April 22 from 7 until 11 a.m. at the Ignacio High School (enter through the east entrance by the...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Laying off McWilliams is shortsighted

Losing the skills and dedication of Carole McWilliams is a sad testament to the downward spiral of print journalism, and that act seems shortsighted on the part of Ballantine Communications and...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ballet Folklorico accepting performance requests for Cinco de Mayo

Ballet Folklorico de Durango is accepting performance requests for any spring 2017 and Cinco de Mayo related events. Ballet Folklorico de Durango is a unique cultural arts program for students in...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Upper Pine staff thanks auxiliary

On behalf of Upper Pine River Fire Protection District, I would like to thank the Upper Pine River Fire District Auxiliary for the generous donation to two Upper Pine firefighters, Dan Harshberger...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Where do delegates stand on Trump-Russia?

President Donald Trump is directly implicated in actions, which, if proven true, should be the No. 1 concern for most Americans. Where do our Colorado congressmen, men sworn to uphold our U.S....

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Doctor coverage protested

This letter with an attached petition signed by 31 people is being sent to Christine Gerding at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Dear Ms. Gerding, The residents of Bayfield and surrounding area are...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Carbon tax will cut emissions

In February, the Climate Leadership Council, including former Secretaries of State James Baker III and George Schultz and former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson, proposed a revenue-neutral...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

LPEA should invest in clean power

I want my electric power to come from clean sources, most of us do. Google "top 10 dirtiest power companies in America." You will quickly find that Tri-State ranks fourth. LPEA spends $70 million...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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