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Wednesday letters: Greenhouse gases, Byars

January 21, 2020

Greenhouse gases are worst kind of pollution  Attending the Jan. 17 Colorado Air Pollution Control Division stakeholder meeting at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, I was encouraged to hear greenhouse gases are finally beginning to...


Tuesday letters: Riverview trail, clean gutters

January 20, 2020

Riverview trail the result of a collaborative partnership This past week, there was an article on the Safe Routes to Riverview School project in the Post Independent. While the article provided a great update on...


Monday letters: Coffee with Council, Demons hockey

January 20, 2020

Coffee with Council a hit I just wanted to thank Mayor Jonathan Godes and council member Shelley Kaup for hosting the Coffee with Council event this past week. As someone who has stood, at the...


Saturday letters: public opinion, food waste

January 17, 2020

Possible life for public opinion in Glenwood Everyone should be glad that Mayor Johnathan Godes responded in kind in a guest column to “DeFrates column: City not doing enough to engage public on big issues.”...


Friday letter: School Board Recognition Month

January 17, 2020

Thank board members for time, talent, passion to better schools January is School Board Recognition Month, and the Roaring Fork Schools want to thank our board members for their commitment and contributions to our schools....


Wednesday letter: trafficking

January 14, 2020

Installing lights, surveillance at truck stops will deter sex trafficking I read in the Post Independent article on Jan. 11 (“A solution to human trafficking? Stop the men who pay for it”) that stated human...


Tuesday letter: Women’s March

January 13, 2020

Women’s March is Saturday “I got elected on bringing our soldiers back home,” stated our president in his 2019 State of the Union address.  Yet, just last week, he bragged about selling troops to Saudi...


Monday letter: climate

January 12, 2020

Weather is not climate Fred Malo’s letter in the Jan. 12 PI was spot on.   Weather is not climate. Assuming that a cold winter month discredits global warming is using a narrow set of information to...



Friday letters: Suleimani, impeachment

January 9, 2020

Suleimani responsible for hundreds of U.S. deaths Fred Malo Jr. says removing a terrorist with a “hit job” is beneath the U.S. government (“Is Suleimani irreplaceable?” Post Independent, Jan. 8). Of course Fred calls Suleimani...


Wednesday letter: Suleimani

January 7, 2020

Is Suleimani irreplaceable? Before we betrayed them, the Kurds had ISIS defeated. But did the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi finish them off? Was taking out Osama bin Laden the last we heard of al-Qaeda?...



Tuesday letters: hemp, unity

December 30, 2019

Hemp is bad for bees In her Christmas Day letter to the Post Independent, Jackie Chenoweth of Carbondale extols the virtues of industrial hemp. She writes that it can help to heal our planet by...



Saturday letters

December 27, 2019

MFA Won’t Cost That Much Elizabeth Warren says Medicare for All will cost $20.5 trillion and the taxpayers freak. That’s almost as much as the national debt ($23.8 trillion). But that estimate is based on...


Sunday letters: Impacts of tourism, and state’s rights

December 22, 2019

What impact is tourism creating? Establishing a baseline for the environmental impact of the quarry expansion puts us in classic Catch 22. The BLM can’t establish a baseline without drilling and the same drilling might...



Thursday letters: Impeachment hearings

December 12, 2019

Congress owes it to the American public to do their duty I am a conservative and I vote Republican. I have been since I registered to vote. I believe in small government, fiscal responsibility, and...