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Letter: A debate… really?

September 20, 2019

The dictionary is quite clear. A “debatable” issue is one that is “capable of being argued or discussed.” To debate an issue is to “deliberate or consider; to engage in argument; to discuss opposing points.”...


Letter: Proliferation of e-bikes is threatening elk habitat

September 19, 2019

During recent years, some of Colorado’s elk herds have been declining, if not collapsing, due to the proliferation of outdoor recreation — including mountain bikes and, more recently, e-bikes — on public lands. Unfortunately, a...



Letter: Recognize Indigenous Peoples Day in Carbondale

September 19, 2019

Many Americans are seeing the wisdom of honoring people that came before us. On the second Monday of October many will celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day, as our day to recognize all our relations in the...


Letter: Time to improve Two Rivers Park

September 17, 2019

Two Rivers Park is one of Glenwood Springs’ most heavily used public amenities, attracting crowds of locals and tourists to the free Summer of Music concerts and hosting other special events throughout the year. It...


Letter: Stable genius or mentally deficient

September 16, 2019

This letter is in response to Stan Rachesky’s letter of Sept. 13.  Stan, you must have forgotten about one of your letters from several years ago stating your opinion that people with a 1Y draft...


Letter: A child shall lead

September 15, 2019

Like Leif Erikson 1,000 years ago, 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg sailed across the Atlantic to America on Aug. 28. She came not to conquer the New World, but to defeat what may be the most...


Letter: Beep beep

September 13, 2019

Michael Galvis was right on describing Trump as Road Runner, limited vocabulary, small brain, tiny hands,           Carl Heck Aspen


Letter: DeFrates uninformed on hunting

September 13, 2019

It is blatantly obvious that Lindsay DeFrates knows as much about the vast majority of hunters as I do about quantum physics.  Please do us all a favor and don’t give your opinion on hunting...



Letter: Fun times with watershed council

September 12, 2019

Thank you to the Middle Colorado Watershed Council for its creative, informative and fun event in Glenwood Canyon last Saturday. The experts they gathered to discuss water rights, diversions and ecology (while biking) were informative...


Letter: Too much with e-bikes

September 12, 2019

OK, enough is enough. First we allow e-bikes on paved trails up and down the valley where we who pedal up to ride down. That’s great for commuter purposes and people who just want to...


Letter: Reconsider Seventh Street decision

September 12, 2019

Did the four Glenwood Springs City Council members who voted to open the $2 million Festival Street or Seventh Street to vehicle traffic think about the first snowplow that will destroy all of that beautiful...


Letter: An eyesore to be

September 12, 2019

How long will it take our beautiful Seventh Street to become an oil-stained, skid-marked, potholed eyesore?  Thank you, councilors Davis and Willman and Mayor Godes, for trying to keep it as an asset to the...


Letter: Good steps taken on gun sales

September 12, 2019

Thank you, Walmart. Thank you for stopping the sale of handguns and ammunition used in handguns and military-style weapons in your stores following the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings.  Thanks also to the several...


Letter: Bad letter, Linda

September 8, 2019

In response to a letter submitted by Linda Carr (Eagle) printed on Sept. 8. Linda, to be fair and balanced, how about listing the lies of recent past presidents starting with George H.W. Bush when he...


Letter: Nice letter, Linda

September 8, 2019

Thank you Linda Carr for your letter on Sunday, Sept. 8, “Absurd And Ridiculous.” The current president has, as you said, lied so many times and broken most if not all of his promises to...


Letter: Enforce standards for civility, respect

September 8, 2019

It is time for the Post Independent to affirm and enforce its standards for civility and respect on the editorial page. You have declared that submissions “deemed libelous, not factual, or in bad taste will...


Letter: ‘Congratulations’ to City Council

September 8, 2019

Congratulations to the City Council on its recent marginal decision to drive the first stake in the destruction of a priceless asset for which so many have worked so long. Shortness of vision will come...