Letters

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06
Nov

Senior citizens at the pool do not matter

Dear Editor,
This is the second letter I have written on this matter. The first letter I  wrote was on the Hot Springs Pool and Fitness Center web site. I have not received a response so I definitely feel that SENIOR CITIZEN LIVES DO NOT MATTER. Why? When the pool reopened after the Labor Day closing the open hours were advertised as 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday and 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. (No difference from before the closure last year except the pool is closed on Monday.)

Mon
06
Nov

Thanks for the patience

Dear Editor,
All of us, the Ouray Ice Park Board (OIPI), city representatives and many community members, have been pondering, working or waiting to see what strategy may be taken for the operation of the Ouray Ice Park and Ouray Ice Festival for the upcoming season and near future. For a variety of reasons, the process has been neither timely nor ideal, and we would like to convey our appreciation for the community’s patience and ongoing faith in our involvement in this process.
Our board has had many recent meetings and we remain positive that there is a current strategic solution. While some may be curious how we got to this point, we feel it is most important to focus on solutions and to put the past behind us in order to move forward swiftly and correctly.  

Mon
06
Nov

Ice Park not the spot for ferrata

Dear Editor,

Mon
06
Nov

Interesting story on weather

Dear Editor,
Thank you for the interesting weather story on page 1 of last week's Plaindealer: "Summer precipitation said to be 'just average'” by Mary Menz. It was great to see recognition for State Climatologist Nolan Doeskin, who started CoCoRaHS in 1998. Before that, the official NWS stations, located in cities and towns around the country, reported precipitation. Nolan's innovative new network gathered rain and snow data from rural areas like Log Hill and other neighborhoods of Colorado that weren’t included in the NWS data.

Mon
06
Nov

Capitol critics could benefit from real-world perspective

Dear Editor,

Mon
06
Nov

MEDDLINGITIS

Dear Editor,
I attended the meeting on the proposed UROD (Uncompahgre River Overlay District) and felt like I was in second grade being herded around by a professional facilitator. By the time I left in frustration, no questions of substance had been answered and no one’s objections had been addressed.

Mon
06
Nov

Rough over roads

Dear Editor,

Mon
06
Nov

Grateful for support

Dear Editor,
We are grateful for all the time, energy, donations and gifts this community has given in memory of our mom, Joan Fedel.
Thank you,

Fedel, Larson and James families

Mon
06
Nov

A glowing tribute

Dear Editor,
You did it again, BIG TIME!
Your article on Joan Fedel was truly a tribute to a wonderful lady. I am sure that her family is glowing. You described her
as if you had been in town FOREVER! Great job,
Carolyne Kelly

Ouray

Mon
06
Nov

Taxes in support of partisanship

Dear Editor,
The email chain provided by CCAT does in fact list (County Commissioner) Ben Tisdel as having pledged 'about $2,000' to the organization (CCAT), it also contains some rather bizarre emails, and statements by Ben. I suppose we could ask Ben to think back, and possibly correct the record regarding the pledge, but I'm not really interested in that aspect of his poli- tics, and I'm not looking to embarrass him further. I would much rather take the opportunity to dial the rhetoric down a lit- tle.
Ben is obviously free to conduct his politics locally, regionally and otherwise, that's of no concern to me whatsoever. I also don't think that he should feel embar- rassed when it is suggested that he partici- pates in controversial political, or social groups. I'm absolutely fine with his pas- sion, and his enthusiasm.

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