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Trauger column: Slumlord, or savior?
Trauger column: Slumlord, or savior?

April 23, 2019

Residents were evicted from the old New Castle school building last Friday after continued numerous life-safety violations were found. The question seems to be, was this really necessary? According to the reports in the Post...





Letter: A suggestion for the airport

April 23, 2019

It has come to my attention that several complaints are being roused regarding the Glenwood Springs Municipal Airport.  It is no secret that the airport is no longer as prosperous as it used to be,...


Letter: The wisdom of the Electoral College

April 23, 2019

Several recent letters to the editor promoting the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) demonstrate a lack of understanding concerning the Electoral College and its value in electing our president. This fact is made clear...




Letter: GarCo welcoming gun troubles

April 22, 2019

The Garfield County commissioners have said they will not honor the red flag law since it is a violation of the 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. Sheriff Lou Vallario said he will enforce the...


Letter: American Democracy not intact

April 22, 2019

I guess the Mueller report has not changed anyone’s mind who is still a Trump supporter. As he said when campaigning, he can shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and you would still be with him. ...




Shannon column: The Trump appointee who believed Trump
Shannon column: The Trump appointee who believed Trump

April 20, 2019

The suggestion that the Trump administration release illegal aliens in sanctuary cities was the inspiration of Deputy White House Policy Coordinator May Davis. Broaching this idea indicates that Davis is either very courageous or never...


Parker column: It is finished
Parker column: It is finished

April 20, 2019

WASHINGTON — Good Friday provided the language for a week that began with the terrible fire at Notre Dame Cathedral and ended with the long-awaited Mueller report: Jesus’ final words before perishing on the cross:...


Letter: Trump’s collusion with Russia

April 20, 2019

April 16, 2018 was a day of overwhelming excitement for our nation’s Democrats and especially, the reporters of the New York Times and Washington Post who received the coveted Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. In...


Letter: The mayor does represent all of our citizens

April 20, 2019

As someone who has had the honor of being “selected” as Glenwood’s mayor on three occasions, I feel that it is time for the City Council to give serious consideration to supporting a change to...