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Sawyer in town

Dear Editor: Remember the story of how Tom Sawyer “tricked” the neighborhood boys into helping him paint a fence? “Tom Sawyering” is convincing someone to volunteer to do something, even…

Can’t fix stupid

Dear Editor: Are you as surprised and embarrassed as I am about Donald Trump potentially being president of the U.S.? Trump starts off saying Mexicans are drug dealers and rapists.…

Bridge secrecy

Dear Editor: What troubles me regarding this bridge, which seems to be the greatest idea the town council has had in recent memory is why all the secrecy? I’ve heard…

Astray

Dear Editor: National debt, one the campaign issues today. Those who make this an issue are the very ones who would scream and holler against “increasing my taxes” while contributing…

Clinton’s watch

Dear Editor: Donald Trump has stated “9/11 happened on Bush’s watch.” What he did not say: 199 — Osama Bin Laden’s attack against American Marines in Yemen. 1993 — The…

Public money

Dear Editor: If the town has found an extra $7 million for a bridge to one privately owned undeveloped property, it begs the question — what else could the town…

Dark Act

Dear Editor: Within the next few days or weeks a major decision will be made in the United States Senate that will hugely impact the lives and health of every…

Official raises

Dear Editor: The article in March 3’s paper about Senate Bill 15-288 and its implementation in Archuleta County was an eyebrow-raiser. Commissioner Whiting made a good case for a 10-percent…

Bad taste

Dear Editor: I wonder if anyone else thought Dave Blake’s letter to the editor in last week’s paper was in bad taste? When a man dies, be he friend or…

Whiting vote

Dear Editor: It was reported in The SUN last Thursday that the BoCC “passed unanimously” a resolution for a 20-percent pay increase for all future elected county officials. What was…