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Letter: How to get more people to fly out of Eagle County

Enjoyed reading Scott Miller’s story regarding the grants under Small Community Air Service Development. As one who uses (or prefers) Eagle, it would be nice to see this grant build confidence with airlines to provide year-round...




Letter: Michael Norton’s opinion

I am writing to you to congratulate you and to thank you for publishing Michael Norton’s weekly column. I look forward to reading Michael’s column each week, because he not only invites his readers to...


Carnes: (Wet) dog days of anti-winter

This summer, so far, has been making me think about the mid-80s. Not temperature mind you, but years, especially 1986, when “Top Gun” and Kate Bush ruled their respective charts and the U.S. was in...




Letter: Think long term

I understand my conservative neighbors’ concerns about inflation, health care, the waves of pandemics washing across our nation, and the state of education or lack thereof. I won’t assume to know all the reasons why...



Letter: Avon doesn’t need paid parking

I have lived in Avon proper for over 30 years and in the valley for longer. I was just reading about how Avon is considering putting paid parking in place.  This just saddens me on...


Chacos: The long road to constitutional equity

Women in our country have been lobbying, challenging, rallying, and fighting for civil rights since the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1788. “We’ve come a long way, baby,” as the saying goes, yet a woman...




Best: Nuclear energy has obstacles, too

A nuclear reactor might be a nice addition to the economy of Craig, the community in northwestern Colorado. But can Colorado afford nuclear power? Three coal-burning units at Craig will be closed between 2025 and...