Opinion

Loose Ends: Water Rights

April 12, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | “You don’t understand. My grandfather lost his life over who owns the water from the river.” Listening to a friend’s story about her grandfather’s struggles to get enough water to his crops and […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Happy Spring

April 6, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | Listening to a recent weather report that said that we have reached ninety percent of our needed snowpack, I realized how much we all take our piles and piles of snow for granted. […]

Opinion

Editor’s Column: April Fools

April 4, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. ~ William Shakespeare We’ve been awaiting the opportunity to publish a satire edition on April Fool’s Day for […]

Opinion

Loose Ends: Safety and security

March 31, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | While living in Meeker away from the crowds appeals to most long- term residents for a wide variety of reasons, one of the most frequently cited is safety. The events of this past […]

Opinion

Editor’s Column: Groupishness

March 18, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

In his book “The Righteous Mind,” moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt writes about “groupishiness,” the innate tendency of humans to lump themselves together based on likes or dislikes, similarities in culture or appearance, hobbies and habits, […]

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