Too many cats? Spay and neuter them

I sympathize with Mr. Berger's frustration with cats in his area; fortunately, I live in an area where most cats are spayed and neutered, and we seldom see roaming cats. These cats didn't decide...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Judy Marquez: Thanks for the support

I would like to thank all of my friends and the new friends I made for all of their hard work and support during my campaign by way of donations, phone calls, helping with flyers, and going door to...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Thanks for making Dining for Recycling special

The Four Corners Recycling Initiative would like to sincerely thank all those who participated in our annual Dining for Recycling event, on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15. Absolute Bakery, Dolores...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Public comments helped lay groundwork for Rico-West Dolores travel planning

By Derek Padilla Dolores District Ranger, San Juan National Forest Thank you to everyone who participated in the stakeholder process over the summer to help lay the groundwork for our upcoming...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Letters Don't blame county for TDRs

Our commissioners have received considerable criticism for changing the TDR plan on the Dolores River. This criticism has been based on opinion, not facts. The continuation of TDRs was a guarantee...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Voting is a privilege and a responsibility ... So vote

This great nation was founded upon the principle that its leadership is elected by a majority of the people to benefit all of the people. Often times neither part of this statement is true. In...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Thank you to Mrs. Maxwell

Editor: I want to take a moment to thank Mrs. Maxwell, the principal at Dolores Elementary School. On Monday, Sept. 23, the parents of the children who ride some of the school buses from Dolores...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

A great Summer Reading Program

Editor: The Dolores Public Library has completed another successful Summer Reading Program. We will have our final drawing for prizes this Saturday, Aug. 17, at 1 p.m. at the library. Many people...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Dolores River users must respect property rights

Editor: As the days get hotter and the water gets lower in the Dolores River, the issue of trespass on private river courses can become contentious. My husband and I own a tract of land on the...

DATE: July 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Disappearing into thin air

Two weekends ago, I traveled to Mesa Verde National Park in southern Colorado to do some reporting for a future story about diversity in the parks system. On Monday morning, June 1, I was waiting...

DATE: June 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

It's official: The Black Goat is no more

Editor: We have been speaking in low voices around the town of Dolores, about our friend, our watchman, the Black Goat. He has been absent, silent from the rocks above our small town for a while....

DATE: May 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

Sequester hinders defense, harms morale

The Defense Department announced furloughs for around 680,000 of its civilian employees for 11 days through the end of this fiscal year, according to The Associated Press. Civilians funded in the...

DATE: May 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Opinion

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