Letter to the Editor: Lumber accident could have been much worse

Dear Editor: On Sunday, June 14 about 8:30 a.m. on Piceance Road, County Road 5, two large pieces of lumber flew off and struck my car from a pickup pulling a small trailer with lumber, maybe 4x4s, as we met on a corner.

Letter to the Editor: Foster care system flawed

Dear Editor: I’m writing this letter in concern for our foster care system. First, it is a fact we need more people willing to provide foster homes. All children need unconditional love, acceptance and guidance, especially the children who have suffered situations where those things were non-existent in their lives.

Letter to the Editor: Thankful and grateful

Dear Editor: Thank you to everyone for all your thoughts and prayers, visits, calls, texts and Facebook messages after my recent heart attack. I’m thankful and grateful to God to be on the mend and for another chance.

Letter to the Editor: No respect shown at funeral

Dear Editor: Respect? Recently, I went to a young man’s funeral. I was totally disgusted that several young men failed to remove their hats.

Letter to the Editor: County needs fiscal stability

Dear Editor: As a proud resident of Rio Blanco County and a resident of northwest Colorado for 59 years, I would like to encourage those of us who are tired of having to be politically correct regardless of the situation… Hence we have now arrived at having our town’s future jeopardized as a result of […]

Letter to the Editor: School children have excelled in Meeker

Dear Editor: Where do I start? Looking back over the 2014-2015 school year, your children have taken the bull by the horns and have excelled.

Letter to the Editor: Don’t destroy economies in the name of climate change

Dear Editor: Strong contrasting views on human caused global warming (HCGW) exist as expressed in Joseph Newman’s letter printed in the May 14 issue of the Herald Times and in my earlier letter. My views are swayed by the many predictions of world-ending catastrophes that didn’t happen during my 91 years.

Letter to the Editor: Proud of MHS students

Dear Editor: A week or so ago, I had the opportunity to attend the awards assembly at Meeker High School. I was more than impressed.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to code enforcement, Town of Rangely

Dear Editor: I would like to very sincerely thank Vicki Pfennig of Rangely code enforcement and the City of Rangely for bringing to my attention the safety issues around my home. I was endangering my neighbors, the members of the Rangely Fire Department and myself. Jeremy A. Coleman Rangely

Letter to the Editor: Deadline May 31 on BLM travel and transportation maps

Dear Editor: If you like to use motor vehicles, bicycle or hike around on BLM land, I want to remind everyone reviewing the Travel and Transportation inventory maps that the BLM is requesting comment by May 31—just three days away.

Letter to the Editor: Highways need more money

Dear Editor: The price of a gallon of gasoline today is more than $1 less than it was a year or so ago. The state gas tax hasn’t been increased for more than 20 years.

Letter to the Editor: Do we really need to print rumors?

Dear Editor: I was terribly disappointed to read your editorial in last week’s paper. I have no problem with the paper reporting facts—good or bad. That is your job.