Editor’s Column: Hindsight is 20/20

September 11, 2020 Niki Turner 0

By Niki Turner | editor@ht1885.com 2020 sucks. On that — if on nothing else — we can all agree. I’m still scraping branches off my roof from this week’s super-early winter storm. I don’t know […]


Editor’s Column: 1 in 4

August 28, 2020 Niki Turner 0

Last week we learned that we have received another national press award for our coverage of the Daniel Pierce shooting in Rangely last year. We are the recipients of the first-place award for investigative journalism […]


Editor’s Column: Virtual Baggage

August 6, 2020 Niki Turner 0

Feel down? Vaguely depressed? Frustrated? Have you lost your self-confidence? Struggling to find your voice? Paranoid? Angry for no reason? Convinced everything is terrible and will never get better? You may be experiencing an acute […]


Editor’s Column: July 28, 2020

July 31, 2020 Niki Turner 0

I don’t know that I’ve ever been so grateful for teachers. I’m friends with a number of my high school teachers on Facebook and we interact fairly often. I respect what they have to say. […]


Editor’s Column: Policy

July 24, 2020 Niki Turner 0

The HT has had a social media presence for more than a decade. We were “early adopters” in the social media realm, and I’m mostly to blame. But in all the years we’ve been posting […]


Editor’s Column: 50/50

July 19, 2020 Niki Turner 0

Barring some additional 2020 disaster, the Vol. 135, Issue 50 of the Rio Blanco Herald Times will come out on my 50th birthday. Lord willing, we won’t have any random pages from last year supplanting […]


Editor’s Column: Out of order

July 5, 2020 Niki Turner 0

This week there were three public events in 24 hours where face coverings were almost non-existent. When Caitlin told me an elderly lady asked to sit by her because “no one else is being safe” […]


OPINION: Do unto others…

June 29, 2020 Niki Turner 0

“The liberty of one citizen ends where the liberty of another citizen begins,” which comprises in two lines the entire law of human society.”  ~ Victor Hugo There’s been a lot of talk about our […]

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