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Wednesday letters: Greenhouse gases, Byars

January 21, 2020

Greenhouse gases are worst kind of pollution  Attending the Jan. 17 Colorado Air Pollution Control Division stakeholder meeting at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, I was encouraged to hear greenhouse gases are finally beginning to...




Under the Dome column: Other people’s money

January 20, 2020

I saw this title on the spine of a book in the office of a governor whose name I won’t reveal. It’s the right message to keep in mind for Colorado state government and the...


Tuesday letters: Riverview trail, clean gutters

January 20, 2020

Riverview trail the result of a collaborative partnership This past week, there was an article on the Safe Routes to Riverview School project in the Post Independent. While the article provided a great update on...


Monday letters: Coffee with Council, Demons hockey

January 20, 2020

Coffee with Council a hit I just wanted to thank Mayor Jonathan Godes and council member Shelley Kaup for hosting the Coffee with Council event this past week. As someone who has stood, at the...





Saturday letters: public opinion, food waste

January 17, 2020

Possible life for public opinion in Glenwood Everyone should be glad that Mayor Johnathan Godes responded in kind in a guest column to “DeFrates column: City not doing enough to engage public on big issues.”...


Friday letter: School Board Recognition Month

January 17, 2020

Thank board members for time, talent, passion to better schools January is School Board Recognition Month, and the Roaring Fork Schools want to thank our board members for their commitment and contributions to our schools....



Funt column: Debate fatigue

January 15, 2020

Tuesday’s event was supposed to be the big one, the final showdown before actual voting begins. If, like me, you’ve watched every minute of every Democratic debate so far – and here’s wishing we’d all...



Wednesday letter: trafficking

January 14, 2020

Installing lights, surveillance at truck stops will deter sex trafficking I read in the Post Independent article on Jan. 11 (“A solution to human trafficking? Stop the men who pay for it”) that stated human...