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Unfair fees

Unfair fees

Dear Editor: January provided a ten-day cold streak that included temperatures down to -25F. If you’re a PAWSD customer, and had a water pipe freeze and break during that cold…

Protection

Protection

Dear Editor: A person steals guns, (which is against the law), shoots and kills his own mother (which is against the law), transports these guns loaded (which is against the…

Time for a conversation on guns

Time for a conversation on guns

This week, the House Judiciary Committee heard two measures, which I ultimately supported, that have generated more unilateral messaging than any other issue to date since my election. Overwhelmingly, my…

Yesterday’s news: ‘Fear plunged to its death today.’

Yesterday’s news: ‘Fear plunged to its death today.’

By Sue Ellen Haning Columnist Hallelujah, fear is gone! Now we can move forward. As American writer, lecturer and developer of self-improvement courses Dale Carnegie said, “You can conquer almost…

Savants

Savants

Dear Editor: If you’re still struggling with capitalism vs. communism, you clearly missed the 21st century. Put it to rest, capitalism won and is now defined as: if you make…

Blight

Blight

Dear Editor: When one of Pagosa’s finest citizens wanted to do a memorial to his departed wife, he asked for and was granted permission to put it on Reservoir Hill.…

It takes time to see it

It takes time to see it

We hear it often: “Nothing ever gets done in Pagosa.” Our response is: “Have you asked someone over 40 who was born and raised here if nothing ever gets done?”…

Surprise

Surprise

Dear Editor: What a surprise to see our smiling faces on the cover of the Preview section  and then again to see the intentional omission of the word “vagina.” How…

Frustrated

Frustrated

Dear Editor: It is very frustrating to me that the federal government is holding up the project to connect public institutions across the state with broadband using EAGLE-Net Alliance (ENA).…

Rights

Rights

Dear Editor: Every right carries responsibilities and restrictions. Even my favorite right, the First Amendment guarantee of free speech, has responsibilities — can’t yell “fire” in a crowded theatre, speak…