Archive

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Letters: Proposition 110

    RFTA serves many
    Dear Editor:
    This letter is in response to Bruno Kirchenwitz’s letter about RFTA being for the Aspen rich. This is about as far away from reality as a person can get, and is probably written by someone who never rides the bus.
    As a… read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Letters: GarCo Commissioner

    Respect others
    Dear Editor:
    As I was leaving the grocery store parking lot, I noticed that my bumper sticker in support of Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky’s re-election was missing.
    I was then notified that several other signs have been stolen. My first question was why? Why… read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Letters: 7A & 7B

    Support Carbondale Fire
    Dear Editor:
    Please vote yes on ballot issue #7B and #7C.
    The Carbondale Fire District protects our properties from fire and provides advanced level ambulance service to our community.
    Led by Fire Chief Rob Goodwin, the highly trained and dedicated firefighters and… read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Letter: Dread reckoning

    Dear Editor:

    Lurking in shadows
    Drifters, grifters, shapeshifters
    Fear All Hallow’s Eve

    JM Jesse
    Glenwood Springs… read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Letter: Stop calling me

    Dear Editor:

    Everyone and his brother and your sister is currently writing asking for my vote for Jared, for Walker, for Scott, for Diane, and for and against a host of issues.

    Is there any chance that someone or some group has clue aboutread more →

  • Sections: Letters, Opinion Published

    An open letter to our community and the Pitkin County BOCC Regarding the Crystal River to Crested Butte Bike Trail

    IMPORTANT NOTICE:  YOUR COMMENTS ON THE BIKE TRAIL MUST BE SENT TO THE BOCC BY THIS FRIDAY, JULY 27TH, 2018.  Please write or email your Commissioners at:

    Temporary Address:

    Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners
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  • Sections: Letters Published

    Our post office

    Dear Editor:

    It’s not the Pony Express anymore at the Carbondale PO but there is a Wild Horse Race behind the counter.

    Whoa! it is actually a copy of a mural done by Redstone Artist Frank Mechau, a native of Glenwood commissioned byread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Fire diary from a startled artist

    Dear Editor:

    (Editor’s note: This statement was written the day the Lake Christine fire turned very threatening to the communities of Basalt and El Jebel.)

    The Fire is a (expletive) beast. Just huge and totally out of control. Watched it yesterday move away fromread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    A sneaky move by the BLM

    Dear Editor:

    I read with great dismay in last Friday’s Post Independent that the BLM wants to abandon their offices in Garfield County and “move” to Grand Junction.

    Although I can see there are monetary savings if the BLM offices are consolidated intoread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Organic options

    Dear Editor:

    I, for one, don’t care for Roundup in my food. Roundup is the herbicide that has inspired over 300 lawsuits citing medical evidence it causes cancer.

    Roundup is made by Monsanto, the same company that manufactured Agent Orange. Does Monsanto have toread more →