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Letter: Larson brings needed experience, knowledge to school board

October 19, 2019

I support Shane Larson’s re-election to the Roaring Fork School District Board of Education. Shane brings needed experience, knowledge, the right temperament and proven interest and expertise in the education field. Shane believes that community...


Letter: Proposition CC makes good sense

October 18, 2019

CC asks voters to decide if they would prefer to forgo nominal refunds during years of budget surpluses, and instead allow the state to use unspent monies to address needs regarding roads and education. To...



Letter: Support Colorado Proposition DD

October 18, 2019

As Colorado’s population grows and the climate changes, we face an imbalance between water supply and water demand. By 2060, Colorado’s population is projected to double, bringing huge increases in demand for water. At the...




Letter: Axelson, Whittington benefit CMC students

October 18, 2019

The experienced candidates to elect as the next Colorado Mountain College Trustees are Mary Nell Axelson and Christine Whittington. Both have worked full time for CMC in direct service to CMC students — Axelson as...



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...