Letters

Thin Air Theatre Company Bids Farewell

Dear Editor: “After over 50 productions and 11 wonderful years, Thin Air Theatre Company (the resident professional company of the Butte Theater and the producers for all professional productions on the Butte stage for the last decade) will bid a sad farewell at the conclusion of the 2017 season.  While we wish this was not the case,…

VOTE NO ON LODGING TAX

Dear Editor:   As a lodging (Gold Strike Inn) small business owner in Cripple Creek, I take issue with some of the recent comments contained in the Mountain Jackpot from City Council candidates Meghan Rozell and Melissa Trenary in support of the City’s proposed lodging tax.   The business environment for small Inns /hotels (6-8…

Letter to the Editor

FARESPITHE THOUGHTS ON A SHOOTING AND HATE GROUPS (FARESPITHE stands for faith, religion, spirituality, theology:  “fare” like fair; “spithe” like with)      The vast majority of all Americans know that hate is horribly wrong, and that violence because of that hate is completely and totally unacceptable, and solves absolutely nothing!  All of us among that…

Remembering a Great Veteran Ralph L. Wolaver Sr

This year for our ride in August, we are paying tribute to a wonderful man >>> ​He was a hard working man all of his life, a loving, caring family man, we called him Uncle Ralph. He loved to fish and camp, joke around with the kids, grandkids and great grand kids, we remember…Uncle Ralph.…

Letter to the Editor

PLEASE SHARE!!! WE NEED TO LET EVERYONE KNOW THIS IS CRAP!! Members in my community and surrounding area!! Our Fire Chief was let go last night and to the best of my knowledge, no reason was given. So … there is a large amount of unruly behavior going on here in Teller County 4-mile fire…

Old Homestead House Museum feels the love

Dear Editor: WOW!!! Old Homestead House Museum feels the love, Pearl’s Follies held on March 4th was a roaring success with around 220 folks in attendance. It was a very successful night financially we raised just over $8,200.  We the board of directors for the museum would like to take this opportunity to say Thank…

Response to A Scary Story

Dear Editor: Kudos to Eli Stone for his great opinion article in last week’s TMJ!  I had no idea a sinister “shadow government” was setting up shop a mere 2 miles from the White House! Thank God Melania and Barron are safe within the confines of Trump Tower. Does the Dept. of Homeland Security know about this?…

Letter from Teller County Sheriff’s Office

“Move Over” Law Implementation Enforced by Local Agencies On November 25, 2016, the state of Colorado lost another law enforcement officer, Cody Donahue, due to a driver who failed to obey Colorado’s the “Move Over” law. Immediately following Trooper Donahue’s death, the Greenwood Village Police Department organized an operation, consisting of five law enforcement agencies…