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    Letter: Trump rejects tact for 'simple honesty'

    08/22/2015 03:19 PM MDT


    Many experts are attempting to determine the reason why Donald Trump has such a good showing in the presidential polls. Here is another theory. For many years, we Americans have become jaded by the professional career politicians who run Washington. Do we select them by democratic process? No. They are selected by the good ol' boys in the back rooms. Most of us have given up trying to correct this. Our balloting system has failed.

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    Letter: Silverton residents share blame for mine spill
    08/22/2015 03:18 PM MDT -


    The Animas River spill has created a lot of controversy, including blaming the EPA. However, the most astounding element in the story is that the quality of the Animas River has mainly been determined by a small town in Colorado — Silverton with a population of 640. Since the 1990s, Silverton has strongly resisted the clean up of polluted water leaking from mines reasoning everything from it is "natural" to it will hurt the tourist trade.

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    Letter: What is happening with the Shiprock Fair?
    08/22/2015 03:16 PM MDT - Editor: I think I share the following view with the ordinary citizen who has no access to the Internet. Full Story

    Letter: Poor treatment for senior at the senior center
    08/01/2015 02:01 PM MDT - Let me start way back into last year I was playing pool, minding my own business when this gentleman, who said he was from Mexico, called me a name I will not put on paper but it was about my mother and we got into an altercation, I was banned from the center for two weeks.  Full Story

    Letter: Farmington Police Dept. has wrong priorities
    08/01/2015 01:59 PM MDT - I am a retired police officer. You might recall I raised issues at Farmington Police Department about dedicating the necessary resources to effectively investigate and prosecute child abusers. One would hope by this point FPD could find the resources to do just that. Full Story

    Letter: Thanks for loving care at San Juan Regional
    08/01/2015 01:58 PM MDT - Recently, an accident sent me to San Juan Regional Emergency Room for emergency care. Full Story

    Letter: Breastfeeding in public requires respect for others
    08/02/2015 10:31 PM MDT - Editor: I would like to comment on the article written by Hannah Grover (in the July 27 Daily Times), "Women Raise Awareness about breast-feeding laws after mother was told to cover up at the Bloomfield Aquatic Center. Full Story

    Letter: Coal-fired power creates health problems
    07/04/2015 04:17 PM MDT -


    Few things are more heart wrenching for a physician than watching a young child wheeze, cough, and struggle to breathe while terrified parents stand nearby. As a physician in the Four Corners, I see this all too often.

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    Letter: Navajo Nation's marriage act is discriminatory
    07/04/2015 04:15 PM MDT - Editor: The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a historic decision in favor of marriage equality, making it so that same-sex couples will soon have the freedom to marry and be treated with respect for their marriages across all 50 states. Full Story

    Letter: Open letter to New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas
    06/29/2015 08:45 AM MDT -

    According to an article in (Friday's) Farmington Daily Times, you have reversed your position and now oppose the proposal before the Public Regulation Commission to maintain some operations at Public Service Company of New Mexico's Four Corners Generating Station.

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    (Jason Merritt)
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