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Sales tax increase in Bayfield makes economic sense

OK, nobody likes to pay more taxes, but the fact of the matter is the Town of Bayfield's streets are deteriorating, and the town needs money to fix them. So the town is asking for a one-percent...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Sean Smith would support the law

Two years ago, much of southern Colorado was on fire. Residents worked with fire departments to save homes and the lives of people and animals. After this, people who live in fear of their rights...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

League of Women Voters holding candidate forum Oct. 9

The League of Women Voters invites all La Plata County residents to a forum for candidates for offices in La Plata County from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Durango City Council...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

We know where J. Paul Brown stands

We are in support of J. Paul Brown as Colorado State Rep. for District 59. We have known and done business with J. Paul since he moved to Ignacio. Our children attended school together and they...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Kansas reader likes her Times

I'm so happy you are still publishing your great little paper! I'm always delighted when it arrives in the mail. Keep up the good work!! If I was local I would love to do a column!! Selma Tacker...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Wolves are howling in gratitude

Please accept our heartfelt appreciation for supporting the Wolfwood Refuge third annual Art Auction on Sept. 12. Your community support and generosity helps to manage the veterinary costs and food...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Today's edition has new look

Dear Readers, I'm sure you've noticed that today's paper has a new look. This is the result of our search for a solution to the rising production costs to newspapers across the nation. We value our...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Will the real Duke Schirard please stand up?

For 19 years I had no beef with re-electing Duke Schirard, again and again and again. Quiet, dignified, invisible, all business - just the way I liked my sheriffs. Then last spring I was startled...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Football fans welcome to park at church

St. Ignatius Parish Council would like to set the record straight concerning parking at St. Ignatius for football games. We were contacted by the Ignacio School District and through...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Morrissey would lead as county treasurer

Others have highlighted Allison Morrissey's excellent financial qualifications for the job of county treasurer: she has an MBA, a bachelors degree in accounting, and IRS tax certifications.   There...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support Ignacio students at Homecoming

Ignacio athletes are putting it on the line and are really fun to watch battle. Last Friday was the ribbon cutting for the new football/soccer field and track. I really appreciate Dr. Fuschetto and...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Another reader misses opinion columns

Thank you, Andrew Zeiler, (Times, Aug. 22, 2014) for bringing to the public the absence of our political opinion columns. These columns were often the start of interesting, serious conversations...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion