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Letter: Vote ‘Yes’ on 7A

October 17, 2019

Colorado Mountain College has campuses in Aspen, Breckenridge, Dillon, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, Rifle, Edwards, Leadville, and Steamboat Springs for a reason: They feed talented people into the $62 billion Colorado recreation economy (SCORP 2019). Now...


Letter: We all benefit from a robust library system

October 16, 2019

Garfield County Libraries provide a wide variety of free services that are available to everyone in our communities. They provide gathering places for community members to read, learn, teach, and spend time together. Children benefit...


Letter: Mary Axelson knows Colorado Mountain College

October 16, 2019

I am voting for Mary Nelle Axelson for Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustee. It’s an easy decision for me! Mary knows the college. She was a full-time professor at CMC. She has over 30...



Letter: Shane Larson an asset to board

October 15, 2019

I have had the pleasure of serving on the Roaring Fork Schools Re-1 Board of Education with Shane Larson for the past four years. I wholeheartedly support his running for re-election. Shane has been an...


Letter: Libraries deserve a yes vote on 6A

October 14, 2019

On behalf of the board of directors of the Rifle Regional Economic Development Corp., I am writing this letter of support for Garfield County Public Library District ballot initiative 6A. One of the biggest assets...


Letter: Glenwood’s priority should be streets

October 14, 2019

Thank you, John Korrie, for your letter on Oct. 5.  Yes, it bothers me, too, that an enormous number of the Glenwood Springs streets are in such horrible condition. The city has gone way downhill. ...


Letter: Clinton isn’t running in 2020

October 14, 2019

I just received email from info@coryforco.com informing me that Hillary Clinton is seriously considering running for president again in 2020 and asking me what I think about that. This is what I think about that. The...


Letter: More waste should be recycled

October 14, 2019

The city of Glenwood Springs is assembling to make a five-year mission statement. Missing from the process is any mention of the lifespan of the South Canyon Landfill. Presently eight tons a day of garbage...


Letter: No one more capable for CMC board than Axelson

October 13, 2019

We were delighted to recently learn Mary Nelle Axelson is a running for a position on CMC’s board of trustees and wish to express our wholehearted support for her candidacy.  As prior colleagues we’ve observed...


Letter: Axelson is the experienced candidate for CMC board

October 13, 2019

Colorado Mountain College needs trustees with integrity, brains and vision. As a tax- subsidized government institution, trustees must be accessible, listen to the communities’ comments, and understand fiscal responsibility. The experienced candidate to elect as...


Letter: Virgili and Hartzell for CMC board

October 13, 2019

Colorado Mountain College has two contested trustee positions on the fall ballot. Our current trustees in Garfield and Lake Counties representing CMC are term-limited, and the positions are now open for voters throughout the district...




Letter: Action… good luck with that!

October 12, 2019

In response to James E. Defiance’s letter Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Post Independent: James I commend you for putting a letter to try to do something about homeless camps, you took action! Good luck...


Letter: Price controls will do more harm than good

October 11, 2019

During the last legislative session our state legislature passed a bill to address out-of-network charges and surprise billing. The bill resulted from bipartisan cooperation, including our area legislators: Sen. Ray Scott and Reps. Janice Rich...




Letter: City should use our tax dollars properly

October 11, 2019

I think we all have seen the City of Glenwood’s true colors. A few months back they came to us residents and claimed they didn’t have the funds to repair our roads and needed more...