Stowe Prehm Ranch flip-flop a surprise |

Stowe Prehm Ranch flip-flop a surprise

Dear Editor,

I just finished reading Lynn Burton’s article regarding the Prehm Ranch. I had thought this was a done deal and was delighted with its reappearance.

It was interesting, as his articles usually are.

But what really hit me, and hit me hard, was the switch by Walt Stowe on the issues. Boy, did he do a turn-around.

I can just visualize Walt waking up in the middle of the night, aghast, with the vision that even flip-flopping politicians might lose an election.

And, I had thought Walt had succumbed to commercial pressure.

Now he says, “The Prehm Ranch final plat also goes before the County Commissioners on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and the main topics of discussion will be the Prehm Ranch right of way and access into Westbank.”

What is that ancient saying, “Old politicians never die, they just flip-flop on their decisions.”

Now, if the “Stowe” Road should become a bicycle trail attached to the Road 109’s trail, I think it should be restricted to the geological profession as the only members of our population who may fully appreciate the geologic grandeur exposed by the trail. Naturally, I could even be pressed to restrict it to those geologists with a mining background.


R.T. Moolick

Glenwood Springs

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