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 […]

Letters To The Editor

Letters to the Editor: May 6, 2021

Board of health Dear Editor: Public officials nominally advocate for public health and safety.  That should apply, particularly, to representatives on a County Health Board.   Mr. Prystupa’s comments on vaccination, presented in public session […]

Opinion

The ‘scrubbing bubbles’ of democracy

May 2, 2021 Niki Turner 1

If you are of a certain age, you’ll remember the “scrubbing bubbles” TV commercial, with the bubble-shaped scrub brushes that worked magic on nasty bathroom grime. If you don’t remember it, here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oh0OdgjOdDk. […]

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

Kaye’s Corner: Leave no trace

April 25, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | As Earth Day arrives on April 22 along with likely increased recreational use this summer, I am reminded of the Leave No Trace principles. They support stewardship of the outdoors and remind all […]

Opinion

Editor’s Column: Bridging the divide

April 25, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

There’s a lot of discussion underway about the rural/urban divide. It’s a real problem — politically, socially, economically, and culturally — but rare are the discussions about possible solutions. Here are a few ideas: 1) […]

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