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Dave Sladek: ‘There is no climate emergency’

October 14, 2019

The Steamboat Springs High School walkout on Sept. 20 was based on a prediction that man-induced global warming will be 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit in 11 years and that 99% of scientists agree with that statement...


Jammie Sabin: Cory Gardner does not deserve anyone’s vote

October 14, 2019

This week while responding to reporters, Cory Gardner, our Senator, proved he is not worthy of anyone’s vote. Please go online and type in “Cory Gardner refuses to answer Trump question 5 times.” There are multiple...




Gary DeKoter: School bond comes with hidden costs

October 11, 2019

I totally agree with the comments by Dean Massey in his Oct. 10 letter to the editor. In addition, I would like everyone to realize that the bonds being proposed will have a deferral of principal...


Bill Martin: Who benefits, who pays?

October 11, 2019

The question of whether to fund fire and emergency services with a new dedicated property tax is easy: no. The city’s funding responsibilities are grouped into three tiers of priority. The first and historic responsibility...



Jay Fetcher: In need of a gym

October 10, 2019

I grew up in Clark and attended the two-room school there through sixth grade. We would ride our horses to school, unsaddling them in the onsite barn and ride them home at the end of the...



Eric Meyer: Turn in poachers

October 9, 2019

I was recently asked by a Keep Routt Wild board member to define poaching. At first I was shocked, but as I looked into poaching and the studies around the psychology of poaching, I found...



Brodie Farquhar: Trump has hit another new low

October 8, 2019

The Trump Administration has presented us with one outrage after another. Every time I’ve thought he’s hit a lowest low, I’ve been proven wrong. This morning, news reports emerged that Trump has ordered U.S. military...



Paul Wellman: Now it’s Ukrainegate

October 7, 2019

It is very interesting that we went through years of Russiagate where Trump was supposed to be colluding with the nasty Russians. Once that was proved to be totally false, we are now confronted with...


Letter: Support the school bond issues

October 7, 2019

As North Routt residents and North Routt Community Charter School Board members, we are in full support of the upcoming bond election.  The students are the future of this community, and they deserve schools that...


Letter: School bond issue is a mistake

October 7, 2019

We believe that the school board plan repeats the mistakes of others that have occurred in our community. Residential roads, particularly those that are narrow and with bar ditches, do not adequately accommodate major thoroughfares...



Letter: Natural spaces should remain wild

October 4, 2019

When people think of school, they think of textbooks and tests. But not our school. From Sept. 18 to 20, the seventh- and eighth-grade CREW from North Routt Community Charter School went on a backpacking...


Morgan Kraska: Please support 4A, 4B and 4C

October 3, 2019

Dear editor, As a teacher, community member and soon-to-be parent, I am writing in support of ballot measures 4A, 4B and 4C. While these measures may not offer the “perfect” answer, they do offer an...


Kathy Cline: There is more to the story

October 2, 2019

I was pleased to learn that Yampa Valley Land Trust and Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust have joined forces in their missions to conserve the beautiful unique and irreplaceable open landscapes in Routt County and...