On Saturday, April 4 my wife and in-laws took off for a trip back to Clarion, Iowa. It was just a quick trip, up and back, to see some friends and for my in-laws to consider moving back. I could bachelor it for a week, as they would only be gone for a blink of an eye.
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In response to Holly von Helm’s letter about “Another gravel pit,” I would like to point out that this project will be required to spend $500,000 to $1 million on Highway improvements to this intersection.
Does real or intellectual corruption exist in Montrose?
Both the city and county of Montrose have operated gravel pits on the eastern edge of the Hogback (excuse me, “Sunset Mesa”) for more than 50 years, in full view of essentially every residence in town.
Each year the world is reminded on Earth Day about the threats to the survival of the planet and all life on earth. There are still far too many Americans, including many in Congress, who deny that humans have anything to do with warming the global climate.
I am 100 percent in favor of the proposed gravel pit.
In politics and Christian religion, straight and narrow is the way to go. Casting too wide a net in life and lawmaking can have unintended consequences.
It is unfortunately so common you can almost set your watch by it — every spring, a controlled burn slips free of its shackles and causes damage.
Montrose County commissioners’ decision to strip volunteer members of county-appointed boards of due process rights is a troubling one.
No one knows for sure whether bullying alone led a promising Montrose High student to take her life early last week.
The recent news of a Colorado woman having her fetus cut from her womb makes us sick. Dynel Lane is accused of luring Michelle Wilkins, 26, to her home with a Craigslist ad selling baby clothes before cutting the baby from her womb, an Associated Press report says. Wilkins, who was about eight months pregnant, survived and left the hospital this week.