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Haims: Advocating is what matters

January 20, 2020

An advocate is someone who acts or intercedes on behalf of someone else. It is not always easy to know when to advocate or when to speak up for a loved one. However, when the...



Carnes: Diddle in the middle with a fiddle

January 20, 2020

Surprise, surprise: The real impeachment debacle begins Tuesday, officially. Sure, the House has already impeached Trump, and no amount of tweeting — even in ALL CAPS — will ever remove the humbling and bouncing asterisk...


Mazzuca: The new normal

January 19, 2020

A little less than a year ago, Nancy Pelosi said: “… impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down...


Armijo: The definition of insanity

January 19, 2020

A quote that is typically attributed to Einstein states “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” As a success coach, I see many people repeating the...


Norton: Domination through disruption

January 19, 2020

When we look at some of the most recent and incredible success stories in business, sports, and artistic performance, we are seeing a bit of a trend, aren’t we? What we are seeing are companies,...





Thomas: The Iran protests

January 17, 2020

The latest protests in Iran by people angry over the Iranian military’s missile launch that “unintentionally” downed a Ukrainian jetliner killing many Iranians, Canadians and others, is different from past protests over rigged elections, rising...


Letter: The attack on Soleimani

January 17, 2020

The letter from Joe McHugh regarding the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani by a U.S. drone strike demonstrates how blind political fidelity negates rational thought processes. McHugh equates Trump’s ordering the killing of Soleimani...


Letter: Where are the details?

January 17, 2020

The adoption of home rule is often a positive step for municipal and county governments. However, it is essential that voters know the details of the proposed charter before casting their votes. The provisions of...


Letter: The same usual arguments against war

January 17, 2020

The Rev. Dr. Susan Thistlethwaite, in her latest opinion column, makes her usual arguments and arrives at her usual destination — it’s time to surrender to somebody/somewhere and “Orange Man Bad.”  Her current iteration argues...


Wissot: An open letter to all voting millennials

January 17, 2020

Dear millennials: “A nation turns its lonely eyes to you.”Don’t recognize the line? Don’t worry. Why should you? It’s from the 1960s Simon and Garfunkel song “Mrs. Robinson” featured in the movie, “The Graduate,” from the...





Romer: A peek into Eagle County’s economy

January 16, 2020

Economic vitality and community resilience are a team effort. Local businesses, governments and residents must all play an active and ongoing role in positively influencing positive economic change. Economic development efforts must focus on how...



Letter: Threat of Berlaimont road still looms

January 15, 2020

As we greet the New Year and a new decade, let’s not forget that the proposal for a damaging, paved, year-round access road across more than 4 miles of our public lands and critical deer...