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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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Letter: Willman for councilor at large

March 22, 2017 — I am writing to urge fellow Glenwood Springs voters to vote for Charlie Willman for councilor at large in the municipal election. I have known and worked with Charlie for close to 40 years, from the fields of youth soccer to the courtrooms of the […]

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Letter: National death wish?

March 21, 2017 — From 2010-2016, the number of cars (and light trucks) put together in the U.S. has steadily risen by 4 million to over 12 million vehicles per year. Trump is wrong again. Go figure. A side note: The amount of U.S.-made parts in these cars has […]

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Letter: The real threat

March 21, 2017 — Elizabeth West wrote an article on counterpunch.org March 8 titled "Don't get distracted: The Specter of Extinction Must Trump the Sideshow." It is brutally frank, and I urge you to read it. I hold many of the same thoughts, some expressed here. It is certainly […]

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Letter: Caring for our city

March 21, 2017 — A candidate supported by the chamber and who may have larger contributions does not necessarily mean they are currently the best representatives for Glenwood Springs. Our city is experiencing great change, and I suggest we seek leaders who have vision and provide the most diversity […]

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Letter: Watching the votes

March 21, 2017 — There has been a veritable blizzard of votes in the House and Senate. Cory Gardner and Scott Tipton voted for every bill and Cabinet members that would make us less safe, less healthy and less able to control our communities. Mega Vote is a service […]

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Letter: Willman truly cares

March 21, 2017 — For the past three years I have been involved with the mock trial program at Glenwood Springs High School, and I have been mentored and coached by Charlie Willman while I was in the program. Now that Charlie is running for at-large City Council, I […]

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Letter: Balanced vision for GWS

March 21, 2017 — I met Jonathan Godes for the first time when he knocked on my door a month ago. Since that time I have seen him at least a dozen times throughout south Glenwood with his clipboard in hand, engaging the neighborhood and talking about the possibilities […]

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Letter: Money and politics

March 20, 2017 — By now the mail ballots are on the voters' kitchen table ready to be filled out. We are fortunate that in this election we have a strong field of well-qualified candidates for City Council. However, there is a fly in this ointment, and before you […]

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Letter: Managing stress

March 20, 2017 — The stress problems within the world for many people come from an overwhelming plate filled with money issues, education and the simplicity of pursuing happiness. While I do agree with the effects stress can have on a person in the March 13 column "Doctor's Tip: […]

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Letter: Willman can make it happen

March 19, 2017 — Elect Charlie. He is aware of the big ideas that inspire our community. Serving on council, he will be instrumental in working toward forming needed partnerships required to achieve our long-term goals. He combines a long history of listening to others with the ability to […]

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Letter: Gorst for council

March 19, 2017 — We would like to urge a vote for our friend Jonathan Gorst, running for the at-large seat in the Glenwood Springs City Council race. We have known Jonathan since he moved here a bit over three years ago and have watched as he has jumped […]

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Letter: Godes – a proven leader

March 19, 2017 — My wife and I moved to Glenwood a decade ago, and our family has since added two fantastic daughters. We live and drive on Midland Avenue and daily navigate potholes, people swerving to avoid the potholes and the occasional rockfall debris. We see the traffic […]

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Letter: Health care is a right

March 19, 2017 — Whenever I hear a Republican preface a statement with "the American people want …" I automatically brace myself for a whopper. Like in the current health-care debate, "the American people want choices." Or "the American people want access to affordable health insurance." Wrong. Polls consistently […]

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Letter: Planned Parenthood

March 19, 2017 — On March 13, I watched an interview with the executive VP of Planned Parenthood on Fox News. Ms. Dawn Laguens was discussing the $500 million that might be withheld from Planned Parenthood. Abortions are performed on babies at 51/2 weeks or more when a heartbeat […]

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Letter: Deportations

March 18, 2017 — Instead of celebrating all things Irish this St. Patrick's Day perhaps we should have deported a few to Make America Moral Again: Limbaugh, Hannity, O'Reilly, Ryan, McConnell, Bannon, Conway and Flynn for starters. William Perich

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Letter: Manor perspective

March 18, 2017 — I am 83 years old and have lived in Manor II for nearly 11 years. I see the current situation a little differently then some of the other letter-writers. First, Monroe/Steele is not doing this to help their residents. The money they receive from HUD […]

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Letter: Wissing’s strengths

March 18, 2017 — Amber Wissing is an exceptional individual. We are fortunate to have her as the office manager at our dental practice here in Glenwood Springs. The skills she possesses would be an asset as a member of the City Council. She has clear vision to prioritize […]

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Letter: Willman’s leadership

March 18, 2017 — My name is Benjamin Neiley, and I am a student at New York University. I confidently endorse Charlie Willman for City Council at large. I got to know Charlie Willman quite well while a student of his in the Glenwood Springs High School Mock Trial […]

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