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    Goodbye my Shaman

    Dear Editor:

    I’ve lost my Shaman – and a good friend. Muralist Fred Huberlein left us Monday morning. Who will show me the way of knowledge now?

      A student and advocate of Yaqui, Anasazi, and other indigenous cultures and theologies, Fred’s deity wasread more →

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    Coloring in colorful Colorado

    Dear Editor:

    I’ve got about a ton of thank-yous to get out about the success of my art show at the HANDMAKERY this past week.

    First, I thank my beautiful and loving wife Elsie (aka “Granny”) for her support, advice and input onread more →

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    A different balance

    Dear Editor:

    In his “biologist’s perspective on wolf restoration,” Mike Phillips argues that “coexisting with wolves in western Colorado is a straightforward affair.” That’s not surprising, because he’s not just a biologist but also a Montana state senator, where he has been actively promoting wolfread more →

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    Response to responses

    Dear Editor:

    The interest and comments on my op-ed have been great! Hearing people’s view so well expressed has rekindled the conversation about Carbondale’s past, present and future. I hope it actively continues for the betterment of us all! My tally so far is thatread more →

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    Seeing the future

    Dear Editor:

    Anybody know what the future of Carbondale is? Got a crystal ball or a Ouija board? I checked the list of Town of Carbondale departments. We have no “Department of the Future”. We do have a planning department. They list a “comprehensive plan”. Itread more →

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    Humpty to remain at library

    Dear Editor:

    We did it!  What started with a little boy donating three quarters of his “safety money” and the Garbarini’s gift of $200, ended with a collection of over $5200 from the Carbondale community to purchase the Humpty Dumpty bronze sculpture that resides outsideread more →

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    An independent caucus

    At the March 22 independent caucus at the Glenwood Springs Library, organizer Randy Fricke said what many of us have known for some time.

    “We are no longer a democracy,” Fricke declared,”We are an oligarchy, governed by corporations, super PAC’s, and the wealthy.”

    Allread more →

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    Runne column rebuttal

    Dear Editor:

    Sigh… John, you are one of the people from whom we have spent years defending Carbondale.  

    You have lived here one year, and so very quickly are ready to show us locals how it is done in the big world.read more →

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    What’s happened to VVH?

    Dear Editor:

    Ran into Dr. Greg Feinsinger at the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist church’s chili cookoff.

    “I want you to write a letter,” Feinsinger said,”about what’s happened to Valley View Hospital.”

    “You mean since the Mennonites gave up control?” Iread more →

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    No need to change

    Dear Editor:

    I love Carbondale and the Roaring Fork Valley.

    It’s one of the greatest towns on the Western Slope, filled with intelligent, engaged people from all walks of life. The super wealthy to the dirtbag climbers. Anglos to Hispanic, Tall and shortread more →

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