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  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Oct. 21, 2021

    Trash kills bears

    As I left my house to go to work this morning, I observed – yet again – that a neighbor along my street had their trash can knocked over with trash strewn all over. With the many public information campaigns repeating the mantra that trash kills bears,… read more →

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    Letters - Oct. 14, 2021

    Re: Marble Ski

    The board of the Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association would like to thank Lynn Burton and The Sopris Sun for the terrific article on the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Marble Ski Area (Sept. 22, 2021). Entering CVEPA’s 50th year of service,read more →

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    Letters - Oct. 7, 2021

    Re: Carbondale climate

    Last week’s paper briefly mentioned the “climate” charrette for the comprehensive plan update, and stated “we are on the right track.” I attended and we are on a track, but not moving very rapidly. Fossil gas fueled buildings keep being built at aread more →

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    Letters - Sept. 23, 2021

    Downtown North — a rezone

    Here’s a thought. The area just north of the Rio Grande Trail that is currently zoned General Industrial, instead of rezoning it to a Willits-type of urban form with commercial on the ground floor and up to three stories of apartmentsread more →

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    Letters - Sept. 16, 2021

    RFSD board election
    This letter is in support of Kenny Teitler for Roaring Fork School District School Board District A.
    Being a former teacher, Kenny knows what it takes to keep quality teachers in the classroom. He knows that teachers need time with students and time to create… read more →

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    Letters - Sept. 9, 2021

    Climate action

    I’ve been devoted to climate action for about 10 years. We have been saying that the destruction from climate change will be a catastrophe for our children and especially our grandchildren. To be honest, that didn’t mean anything to most people.

    Butread more →

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    Letters - August 26, 2021

    RVR

    When we moved to River Valley Ranch (RVR), we were drawn to RVR’s natural beauty, open space and the well-planned environment of this lovely community. This is a multi-generational, active yet peaceful community. In addition to the amenities available to residents, the public supports theread more →

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    Letters - Aug. 19, 2021

    Surprise, for now

    When I took my yearly sentimental journey to the Camas Prairie in north central Idaho in late June this year, I found a surprise that shocked me. I got there just in time for the first Pacific Northwest heat dome to hit andread more →

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    Letters - August 12, 2021

    Senior Matters

    Senior Matters has been serving Carbondale’s older residents since 2008, when we became the Third Street Center’s first tenant. Over the years, we produced occasional single-event programs (e.g., Medicare Monday, Weed for the Wise) and sponsored two other not-for-profit programs (Brain Train, Valley Mealsread more →

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    Letters - August 5, 2021

    Lights on but nobody home

    I’m an insomniac who frequently drives from my home in Ironbridge to the 7-Eleven in Carbondale for coffee at all hours of the night. I’ve noticed that ever since City Market moved, the lights have remained on 24 hours a dayread more →