• Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 13, 2021

    Holy Cross

    It has been an honor and privilege to serve the member consumers of Holy Cross Energy as a member of their board of directors since 2012. I am seeking reelection to the board to continue the work that my fellow board members, Holy Cross’sread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - May 6, 2021

    Re: Ascendigo Ranch

    While Ascendigo Ranch’s proposal for a year-round camp is laudable, there could not be a more poorly-chosen location. There are many compelling reasons to deny this proposal (water resources, traffic, limited roads, noise, pollution, zoning regulations) and I will focus on a crucialread more →

  • Locations: Español, Letters Published

    Cartas - 29 de abril, 2021

    Hazte un “buddy”

    Ahora, más que nunca durante estos tiempos de incertidumbre, los jóvenes de tu comunidad necesitan de tu tiempo y apoyo. Como mentora de una joven, te puedo asegurar que esta es una de las experiencias más enriquecedoras que tuve en este país alread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 29, 2021

    Ascendigo facts

    In response to various letters that have appeared in the local newspapers during the past two months, please note the following corrections of fact:

    Ascendigo is NOT requesting new zoning. Garfield County staff rendered the opinion during the pre-application phase that ourread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 22, 2021

    The views expressed in opinion pieces do not necessarily reflect those of The Sopris Sun. The community is invited to submit letters up to 500 words to Longer columns are considered on a case-by-case basis. The deadline for submission is noon on Monday.



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  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 15, 2021

    Re: ATV frenzy
    For over six years I have been an advocate of a Forest Service permit plan that would limit and manage the traffic entering the Lead King Loop. This would include a noise ordinance requiring all ATVs and motorized vehicles to comply with a reasonable decibel level… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 8, 2021

    Re: Positive intent
    Thanks to Trustee Bohmfalk for his insightful opinion published on March 25. Good advice in these times of growth. When I was appointed as second alternate to the P&Z so long ago, I attended “New Commissioner Training” conducted by the Division of Local Affairs (DOLA).… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - April 1, 2021

    Re: Re: RFHS
    According to School Board policy in the Roaring Fork School District, the superintendent has the final word on who is hired as principal, and his vote is the only one that counts. Four years ago, despite the unanimous support by her staff, students and community members,… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 25, 2021

    Re: Climate of love
    I am writing in response to Gwen Garcelon’s column in last week’s Sun. It seems that the incident involving Michael Francisco, the police and City Market is ripe for a restorative, rather than retributive process. All three appear to be not only the affected party,… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - March 18, 2021

    Re: C.A.R.E.
    Thank you Cathi Basler for your opinion piece on stray or unwanted animals. I am 82 years old and have recently adopted a cat from C.A.R.E. who is an equivalent age in cat years. In a way, it is a hospice situation for the cat. She needs… read more →