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Letter: ‘America First’ is America alone

August 21, 2019

As the world’s number one economy, the U.S. achieved its status through many advantages. There were amazing natural resources like timber, topsoil, water, seafood, minerals, climate; and importantly, oceans to protect us on two sides...


Letter: City Hall is out of touch

August 20, 2019

Has it occurred to anyone on City Council that maybe the citizens of Glenwood Springs enjoy living in a sleepy mountain town without high-rise hotels going into the confluence area or elsewhere? Could we possibly...




Letter: South Glenwood needs a south bridge!

August 20, 2019

First a thank you for a speedy fix with the overlay on South Midland! Hopefully, City Council members had to sit in traffic while alternate lanes were closed. But doubtful. At one point, I sat 45...


Letter: We’ll be here after oil and gas are gone

August 20, 2019

Our County Commissioner, Mr. Tom Jankovski, fears new changes to COGCC rules will cause recession in the West. If Mr. Jankovski really believes this, then I would say he isn’t doing his job. He should...



Letter: Remember what Gardner said

August 18, 2019

Republican Cory Gardner said he has no desire to implement gun control after the massacres in El Paso and Dayton. Colorado voters need to be reminded of this during the 2020 election. Carl Heck Aspen


Letter: Teachers, wake up

August 18, 2019

Educators, examine PERA’s investments of your retirement dollars. Are you aware your retirement fund, Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA), is heavily invested in the GEO Group, which owns and manages 69 private prisons for profit...


Letter: We’re a family, not we/they or us/them

August 18, 2019

Perry Will talked to the Grand Valley Kiwanis Club on a recent Monday, and three times he referred to us as “you all in this room.” I’m not sure what he thought he was trying...


Letter: Viera didn’t receive asylum

August 15, 2019

In response to community interest in the immigration relief obtained by Salomon Viera — the Salvadoran immigrant who battled addiction to meth. The community should understand that Mr. Viera did not receive asylum. Asylum leads...





Letter: Mainstream media has devolved into liberal mouthpiece

August 13, 2019

Why do we accept the liberal media’s concoction of misrepresenting nationalism as a white supremacist movement? Webster defines nationalism as a synonym for patriotism. President Trump wants to take care of Americans first. Cities run...


Letter: ‘Good old boy’ policymaking goes on and on

August 13, 2019

I recently submitted an email to each and every City Council member requesting the answer to several questions. One member referred my questions to City Manager Debra Figueroa. Apparently, she was out of town and...


Letter: A plea to the city of Glenwood Springs

August 13, 2019

Please, please, please stop trying to study our city to death. Who is asking for all of the studies or plans that are being recommended on your watch? And who is paying for them all?...



Letter: Let’s bring compassion back

August 12, 2019

I worry about our country if we have four more years of Trump.   I worry even about another year-plus of Trump’s presidency combined with a full-on Trump campaign. Hate crimes are on the rise, as...