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    Weigh in on the Crystal Trail

    Dear Editor:

    Due to a 2.5 percent response on a first survey, Pitkin County OST has designed a second survey and the time is now to have your opinion considered regarding the proposal to build a trail up the Crystal!  You do not need toread more →

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    Foxes, chickens and ground squirrels

    Dear Editor:

    People who raise chickens don’t like foxes because they raid chicken houses and kill chickens.

    I understand that. But trapping, shooting or poisoning foxes is not the best way to prevent chickens from being preyed upon by foxes.

    White Hillread more →

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    Keep on dancing

    Dear Editor:

    “A 12 hour dance marathon? Are you crazy?”

    This was the most common reaction I received as I spread the word about Dance Valley Dance, a fundraiser benefiting Stepping Stones and Aspen Youth Center, that took place at the Carbondale Recreationread more →

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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 →