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Letter: South Bridge is a bypass

March 28, 2017 — The time is drawing near when you have to cast your vote for the Glenwood Springs City Council candidate of your choice. The field is full of talented and committed people who all seem to have the best interests of our town at heart. My […]

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Letter: Drive or text, not both

March 28, 2017 — I read the article published on March 17 about texting and driving by Susan Nichols. As a normal 16-year-old in the 21st century, I too have a minor dependency on my cellphone. I use it to connect with friends and family, and also it is […]

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Letter: Kaup best equipped

March 28, 2017 — Glenwood Springs voters are fortunate to have a strong field of candidates in the race for the at-large seat on City Council. Of the four, Shelley Kaup is best equipped with the experience, knowledge and vision needed to guide our city. Shelley's work during her […]

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Letter: Willman for Council

March 28, 2017 — I am a junior at The Colorado School of Mines. I can say without hesitation that I owe the majority of my public speaking skills and my ability to interact in a professional environment to the GSHS Mock Trial Program, and specifically Charlie Willman. The […]

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Letter: Willman’s attributes

March 27, 2017 — For three seasons I had the good fortune to help out with the Glenwood Springs High School Mock Trial team. The demands on the team were tough. Starting in August: Learn the particulars of a complex legal trial case; become proficient (and persuasive) in presenting […]

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Letter: Save Obamacare

March 27, 2017 — I want members of Congress to reconsider repealing Obamacare. I would be one of the first to lose my health insurance if Obamacare is rolled back. Under the ACA, I have been able to repair a couple of broken teeth, replace a partial denture and […]

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Letter: ACA saved our business

March 26, 2017 — We have a 20-year-old small business in Rifle. Being surrounded by ski areas, national forests and other tourist destinations means our cost of living is high, and the cost of health insurance for small business owners is higher. Even prior to 2014, few companies were […]

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Letter: Kaup and Godes

March 26, 2017 — Thanks for your well considered 3/19 editorial that candidates "Kaup and Godes top excellent Glenwood Springs council field." I've had conversations with nearly all of the candidates and agree with your analysis. Shelley Kaup is a civil engineer with business experience, a fine record of […]

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Letter: Support for Rick Davis

March 25, 2017 — Has anyone failed to notice that we have leapt into a completely unprecedented political era? I ask because you would never guess it from the campaigns for local office, especially the at-large City Council race. It's as though we are banking on somehow getting back […]

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Letter: Grazing solutions

March 25, 2017 — I am a local resident who is married to a third generation Coloradan from a ranching family. Instead of wasting our tax dollars on defending ranchers who have overgrazed their land, why don't our county commissioners invest that money in rehabilitating that same land? As […]

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Letter: Feminine ideal vs. reality

March 24, 2017 — Personification in Proverbs brings to mind a gap between the feminine ideal and reality: The Lord created me at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of long ago, before the beginning of Earth. When there were no depths I was brought […]

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Letter: Stand up for animals

March 24, 2017 — Those people who keep their pets locked up in a hot vehicle should serve a looooooooooooong jail term and have to pay a very costly fine and nerver again to have the privilege of being a pet owner ever again. Would you not agree? Thomas […]

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Letter: Cooper building review

March 24, 2017 — The March 28 Planning Commission meeting includes an item for a major development application to construct one additional unit at the 1002 Cooper Ave. location currently under construction with eight units replacing the previous four units. This development is near our household and we attempted […]

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Letter: Handling chaos

March 24, 2017 — Stepping back a minute to view how it is we are handling the chaos, it seems that we actually have gotten what we ourselves have created in our current president. Both sides of the aisle are responsible. The best explanation of how we handle chaos, […]

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Letter: Willman’s contributions

March 24, 2017 — I am a sophomore at Colorado State University. There is no doubt in my mind that Charlie Willman should be on Glenwood Springs City Council. Charlie possesses all of the qualities any member of society could hope for in a city councilman. He is kind, […]

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Letter: Penney’s closing

March 24, 2017 — It was reported Saturday that J.C. Penney is closing its Glenwood Springs store in June. This letter is an open appeal to community members and leaders to contact Penney's to ask that every effort be made to keep the store open. Think about it. This […]

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Leadership and collaboration

March 23, 2017 — What will I do if I am elected as the at large representative for City Council? I will bring my proven ability to get things accomplished in this time of unique opportunity. Over the next year, we will be challenged by the impacts of the […]

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Willman’s leadership

March 23, 2017 — In 1976, I voted for Jimmy Carter for president. He seemed like a truly good person. As it turns out, he was, and is a genuinely great human being. Unfortunately he was not effective in the role of a governmental administrator. I bring up this […]

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Letter: Gillespie’s wisdom

March 22, 2017 — Because wisdom is perhaps the main benefit of age, I would contend there is no equal candidate to Don "Hooner" Gillespie for a City Council position. He has forever remained informed and focused on the progress of Glenwood Springs and I believe deserves and would […]

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Letter: It’s about greatness

March 22, 2017 — "A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves." — Edward R. Murrow It is the stated goal of the president and the Republican-controlled Congress to erase eight years of progressive achievements made by former President Barack Obama and advance an extremist far-right agenda. […]

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