Letters

Letter to the Editor 11.24.15

I’m proud of our governor and our president. If nobody else wants the Syrian refugees send them all here. Colorado and the United States have always stepped up when needed. When tuberculosis ran rampant, Colorado built spas and told the sick to come here. In the 1840’s the Irish were facing famine and the United…

Letter to the Editor Week of 7.21.15

Dear “TMJ” Editor, I am responding directly to Eli Stone’s meandering ramblings of 7-14-15, another of his columns most all of which I find rarely making a clear, or cogent point, since in his writings it seems to me that he is almost exclusively concerned with demonstrating he is free to write whatever he wishes…

A Huge Thank you

A HUGE Thank You. Jessica Jones-Carson along with her cast and crew came to Victor, Colorado June 18 -22 to shoot a film short based on a short story by Mark Twain. I would like to THANK: The Gold Coin Club, Jim Watson, Andy Watson, Richard Courson. The CC&V Gold Mining Company, the Gold Coin Mine,…

Letter to the Editor

Tax- exempt religious groups are buying large tracts of land in Teller County and then conducting tax free businesses at the taxpayer’s expense. Church groups are going way beyond their stated goals of ministering to people who seek the redemption they promise. Now, buildings are for rent for weddings, family reunions and other groups that…

Letters

My sincere thanks to the Woodland Park City Council for allowing me to share information on the New Beginnings – Fuller Center Project (NBFCP) at the recent Council meeting. I appreciate your questions and suggestions on how to provide more affordable housing to Teller County residents and to make the nonprofit operate in the best…

SNAP cuts

In 2013, more than 1 in 5 children in the U.S. were at risk of going to bed hungry every night (21 percent). Studies show that children who are regularly hungry suffer from weakened immune systems, slowed and abnormal growth, and anemia. SNAP has been critical in helping low-income families out of poverty. The U.S.…

Dear Editor:

Well done at the Chamber-hosted candidate forum! Teller County Sheriff, Mike Ensminger, answered his questions from the moderator, the media and the public with dignity, honor and respect.     He backed up his answers with facts. He provided details of how crime overall is down in Teller County since he became sheriff.  22 percent!    …

Dear Editor:

I want to thank the 250+ persons that attended my barbecue on October 4, 2014. We had a great time thanks to the Johnston family, LaGree’s Food Stores (the owners of Venture Foods in Divide and Cripple Creek), and all the volunteers that helped make this event a great success. Please accept my sincere and…