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Letter: Only a decade left to cut greenhouse gas emissions

May 19, 2019

The climate change fable repeats a long-discredited global cooling fable, part of the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long, $2 billion clandestine corporate scam to deceive the public about climate change. Every scientific agency of national or...


Letter: We need a new environmental philosophy

May 18, 2019

Remember the days of “walk softly,” “take only pictures; leave only footprints”? The days when we left no waste in the wilderness? No dogs meant no dogs! Gate closed meant stay out! Stay on trails...


Letter: Inform public about proper display of flag

May 17, 2019

Memorial Day is fast approaching. As the proud children of military fathers, my husband (also a Navy veteran) and I would greatly appreciate it if the Post Independent would publish an article about the proper...


Letter: Fix Midland Avenue

May 17, 2019

Midland Avenue is a pothole. Pothole season is over and hot mix is available. Why is Midland Avenue still a mess to drive? Larry Martin, Glenwood Springs



Letter: Reader knows what kind of school community wants

May 17, 2019

I just read the following quote concerning Roaring Fork High School from Superintendent Rob Stein in Friday’s Post Independent: “It’s fair to say that right now there’s not a consensus in the school staff, or...


Letter: Taxing us out of ownership is wrong

May 16, 2019

We received our tax assessment on our property just the other day. The last assessment was 2017, so they do a new one every other year. Well in 2017 our property value went up 50%,...


Letter: Practice good mental hygiene

May 16, 2019

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and Mind Springs Health/West Springs Hospital reminds people to take care of your own mental health just as you do your physical or dental health. Make it precious,...


Letter: Get involved and get informed, America

May 15, 2019

Is American Democracy gone? No laws are being followed in the White House, no truths are being told, our freedoms are being stripped from us and Congressional Republicans are going along with this! What has...







Letter: Streets First

May 14, 2019

I received a mailed invitation to take a survey about the Glenwood Springs airport. My initial thought was, are you kidding me? Why would the city even think about messing with a donated plot of...


Letter: Misinformed airport consultants
Letter: Misinformed airport consultants

May 13, 2019

I’m writing to share my thoughts from attending the Airport Planning Scenario public meeting from March 6.  Our city hired Gruen, Gruen + Associates as consultants to provide expert advice on the airport. As a...


Letter: Questioning discretionary funds for church

May 13, 2019

A question for our Garfield County Commissioners regarding their discretionary funding requests for 2nd quarter 2019. Most of the funding I would agree with but not when it comes to religious funding such as the...


Letter: Read for HC board

May 13, 2019

I’m writing to encourage my friends and neighbors in the Roaring Fork Valley who use Holy Cross Energy to vote for Larissa Read for the board of directors at Holy Cross Energy.  Larissa’s solid background...


Letter: The psychology of living a lie

May 12, 2019

The psychology of “living a lie” is within all of us. It starts within and spreads without. Its propagated by fear and propaganda. Hillary was the “shoe-in” in 2016. She had worked to attain positions...


Letter: The climate change fable

May 12, 2019

Most of you have read the story of “Chicken Little” and “The Boy who Cried Wolf.” The premise of “Chicken Little” was after an acorn fell on Chicken Little, she assumed the sky was falling,...