Opinion

Letter to the Editor: John’s integrity is impeccable

Another election is upon us and I fear this will be the most important election in our country’s history. Freedom is at stake and our country as we know it will be lost forever if the radical socialist democrats aren’t stopped.... more

Letter to the Editor: What the heck is going on with the Rio Grande County government?

Does anybody know what the heck is going on with the Rio Grande County government? In the last few weeks, the county administrator has resigned, the public health director was fired and the interim county health director abruptly quit.... more

Letter to the Editor: Citizens of Rio Grande County

This letter is written in reference to the recall effort against Rio Grande County Commissioner John Noffsker.... more

Letter to the Editor: Rio Grande County is in shambles and we have only ourselves to blame

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” President Ronald Reagan’s quote has come to fruition. For the past 35 years we have taken our skepticism of government and transformed it into complete distrust and slothful apathy. The years of rhetoric from political parties, media, business, and singular interest groups have led us to believe that government is inept. This collective governing of ourselves by imperfect servants is too complicated, too immature, too power hungry and too narcissistic to solve the everyday problems of society. We have come to that day where the problems on the pile seem too high, too many to contemplate how to start to fix.... more

Letter to the Editor: A recall is the antithesis of democracy

Rio Grande County citizens are learning this week of an effort to gather signatures for a petition to recall Commissioner John Noffsker... more

Letter to the Editor: Recall Rio Grande County Commissioner John Noffsker

A committee has been formed to recall Rio Grande County commissioner John Noffsker. This non-partisan effort came about in light of serious concerns about how Rio Grande County is being managed. According to the organizational chart on the commissioners’ website, the commissioners work for the citizens of the county, and many of our fellow citizens are questioning the actions of Mr. Noffsker and the board, of which he is currently Chairman. ... more

Valley Publishing does not publish anonymous letters

All submitted letters need to include your name, address and phone number for verification of the letter’s author. If you have recently submitted an anonymous letter you can resubmit the letter with your contact information for consideration for publication. ... more

Trout Republic: Shoot me in both legs

Way back in the days of marital bliss I had the greatest father-in-law a person could hope for. Matter of fact, he liked me more than my wife liked me and that was a good thing, until he died.... more

Center of Focus for Feb. 20

Focus on our Fabulous Staff... more