Opinion

Loose Ends: The Great Divide

May 10, 2021 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER I Recognizing and acknowledging “The Great Divide” between our Front Range and Western Slope residents is only the first step toward moving forward to opening our communities in the next few weeks. The social […]

Opinion

A place at the table

May 2, 2021 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER | Finding a “place at the table” in participating in Colorado’s legislative process was all important at the beginning of our conversations about finding solutions to statewide issues. Eventually how that place was occupied […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Hospitality

April 27, 2021 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER | Ever find yourself stranded on the highway late at night and more than one person stops to lend a hand? Stuck without a ride to go to an appointment in the neighboring community? […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Oct. 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

Noise MEEKER | Business as usual is a phrase that comes to mind when talking about the health of the local economy. I was surprised when Mesa County’s executive director Robin Brown was quoted in […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Number Jumble

October 1, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

By DOLLY VISCARDI | Special to the Herald Times MEEKER | They say it is all in the numbers. Any change in government policy and reasoned decision-making should be reflected in the digits in the […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Far and away

September 18, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

RBC I Living in the northwest corner of Colorado for only part of a lifetime gives one a different perspective about distance. Those old sayings people use to describe the proximity of a place often didn’t work. […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Finding Fault

September 11, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

By DOLLY VISCARDI | Special to the Herald Times MEEKER | “What are you going to do with it?” A gruff, accusatory voice broke into my peaceful morning walk. I looked over to see who […]

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Loose Ends: Rascals in. Rascals out.

August 28, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER | Rascals in. Rascals out. More than 125 years ago, those two phrases were this paper’s editor’s words of choice to describe the political machinations that move below most of our country’s surface. That […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Back to School

July 31, 2020 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER | Heading back to school this fall remains a big question all over Colorado. Some schools across the state have set dates and times for the first day and are offering parents a choice […]

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