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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

Another reader wants columnists back

(Editor's note: the following is a letter to Doug Bennett, CEO of Ballantine Communications, Inc.) Dear Mr. Bennett, The letter from Andrew Zeiler said it all loud and clear. (Times, Aug. 22, 2014)...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

County treasurer needs Morrissey's business experience

La Plata County tax revenue from oil and gas production that supplements real estate tax has plummeted in recent years. The county tax assessor has repeatedly called attention to this loss of...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Lieb has experience for county treasurer

I am writing to endorse Bobby Lieb as the candidate for county treasurer, the chief custodian of all county funds. Bobby's extensive background as respected volunteer, a successful business leader...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Writer thanks Ignacio Planning Commission

A note of gratitude to the folks who volunteer to serve on the Ignacio Planning Commission and other Ignacio committees. These generous citizens contribute their time and energy towards...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Readers deserve wider range of opinions

Hi Melanie, I am still a subscriber to the Pine River Times and enjoy reading it, or used to.  As you know, you and I have not always seen eye to eye, but I would like to think there is somewhat a...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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