Letters to the Editor

Randi Trowbridge

Imagine walking down Cooper Street in winter, it’s quiet, ghostly quiet. Silence. You look up at the buildings that businesses...

Steve Citrin

Is the Aspen community aware of the following policy? Aspen’s Bok Choy Restaurant (formerly Little Ollie’s) on Hunter is...

Pat Hunter

With all due respect, the new Carbondale swimming pools proposal is all wet. I’m afraid I live in a community that is divorced from reality...

Jimmy Byrne

The future cries. Let’s take action. While casting our votes is imperative, we cannot expect our elected representatives to create...

 

Scott Writer

In every imaginable way Aspen's schools should be open. The science around COVID-19 does not justify the damage...

John Hoffmann

I know just who I’m going to be voting for. It is anyone who doesn’t want to breathe polluted air, drink foul water...

Drove to the airport business center this morning from town. Took me about six minutes and dropped off...

Erik Skarvan

Thanks to some determined local supporters, not even global pandemic and local wildfires could derail our annual community cleanup and environmental stewardship event...

Kenny Smith

I am so fortunate to live in this valley, and to be raising my kids here. I have extreme appreciation for the small-town care my family has received from AVH for over 25 years. It has always felt like a true “community hospital”...

Sheldon Fingerman

The other day I was heading downvalley and noticed a really, really long line of private jets waiting to take off and I had an epiphany...

Donna Thompson

Mike Sura asked on Sept. 12 in his letter to the Aspen Daily News why we should vote for Biden, so I’ll answer: Because Biden wants...

Michael J. Reichert

While parents and children within our communities are held hostage by learning-at-home programs, the children of...

Barry Vaughan

The airport improvement saga continues, with the current debate driven largely by a dedicated group of aging boomers...

Donald Flaks

Frieda Wallison’s attempt in her letter to the editor (“National Benevolence,” Aspen Daily News, Sept. 11)...

Stephanie Soldner

To answer Frieda Wallison’s Sept. 11 letter: Your letter was a perfect example of white privilege. You and your friends...

Terry Lott

Call it what you will — global warming, the greenhouse effect, climate change, Mother Nature. Whatever title you give it “she” is pissed...

Mike Sura

It’s amazing to me how a small group of Trump haters, (Heck, Hunter, Hoffman, et al.) with obviously lots of time on their hands...

Jim Noyes

Pitkin County’s GOP big wig Frieda Wallison’s battle cry of “If you think that the U.S. represents freedom from oppression and poverty...

Maurice Emmer

Some Aspen area residents have told me they won’t express their political views to avoid social and economic retaliation...

Frieda Wallison

In recent remarks in a church in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Joe Biden stated that the U.S. is a systemically racist country and has been so for four...

Stan Rachesky

Dear local citizens, I’ve got a question for you. Do you really want our great U.S. run by the same party that runs New York...

Dennis J Seider

The Brookings Institution, which maintains a database that tracks the Trump/Gardner deregulatory agenda, counts 74 actions...

Roop Khalsa

Last week a dear friend and I had breakfast in our favorite place at our favorite table inside where two rivers come together...

John Hoffmann

Reading about the hundreds of ways that we can impede voting or form districts to institutionalized known outcomes for elections, I am grateful...

Illene Pevec

I support Diane Mitsch Bush for U.S. Congress because she will work for the common good. Her support...

Catalina Cruz

As an avid Maroon Bells cyclist, I have seen the numbers of bicycles increase incrementally each year. With the even...

Barry Vaughan

In the ongoing debate over the future of the Aspen airport, safety keeps coming up. But despite protestations to the contrary, there isn’t a unique air safety problem at ASE, and safety in the context of the current debate is a red herring.

Dr. Eugene Seymour

Trump has finally defined who I am … a sucker and a loser! A sucker for getting drafted in 1965 and not having any family pull to get me out and a loser because I spent my time as an Army doctor taking care of wounded young men over 50 years and six wars ago.

Craig S. Chisesi

Never one to shy away from publicity, our GOP District 3 Sarah Palin wanna-be candidate, Lauren Baubert, for Congress has been busy.  She wants us to believe that dark forces of the “deep state” are at work to destroy America.

Ellen Anderson

As a Pitkin County deputy sheriff for 30 years and Pitkin Emergency Management Coordinator the last eight years of my service...

Fred Malo Jr.

I was in college when Kent State happened. You’d think we would’ve shrunk back into our dorm rooms in fear. Not...

Craig S. Chisesi

The Republican National Convention has just ended and the president wants you to believe that he is just like you. He feels your...

Roop Khalsa

A week ago I asked my wife if she would like me to do anything for her that day, as she has been busy at her store. She replied...

Bruno Kirchenwitz

If you’re driving alone wearing a mask, you don’t need a Biden sticker. We already know...

John Hornblower

I ask for our Pitkin County sheriff and for the police chiefs in Aspen, Snowmass Village and throughout the Roaring Fork Valley to inform us as...

Lorrie B. Winnerman

I want to thank you, mayor, council people and commissioners, for diligently coming up with a quick and...

James Hoge

Thank you to all who contributed and helped out for the homeless camp at Brush Creek and Highway 82...

John Hoffmann

Speaking of scams, the increasing frequency of official-looking scams in my mailbox has made...

Alex Sokolow

We need a ground-based GPS backup like Russia has, or we could lose service...

Patrick Hunter

I hear a lot of criticism of the president. Much of it declares the man incompetent, dimwitted and/or mentally ill...

Peg O’Brien

When referring to housing under APCHA, the words “employee,” “affordable” and “subsidized” are not interchangeable...

Jim Markalunas

With regard to a winter shelter for the homeless; it makes absolute common sense to convert the old, existing ambulance barn...

Kurt Kalinna

Do we need to consider preserving the North Star Nature Preserve by damming it up in places during lean water seasons like this...

Aidan Wynn; Alizabeth Koster

Roaring Fork Valley, we would like to thank everyone who attended the Lucky Day Dog bike-in movie last Saturday night. It was...

Joan Isenberg

I, too, am disheartened by KAJX’s refusal to continue with their musical interlude on weekday afternoons...

Barry Vaughan

When Amory Lovins spoke last November to the ASE Vision groups, he said “what I would suggest designing this airport for is much longer wings that fold up...

Hugh Wise

As a 33-year full-time resident of Pitkin County, I have read with interest and concern the thoughtful words of Amory Lovins, Ellen Anderson, Bruce Gordon and Kate Spencer.

Kate Spencer

Thank you Amory Lovins for your opinion piece about the airport. I was a member of the Focus Group for the ASE Vision process...

Marjorie MacDonald

I am writing to urge others to adopt Jon Busch’s suggestion, made in his Aug. 31st letter, that listeners to KAJX withhold all future financial support to that station until it responds to the countless pleas to cease their 24-hour news format and bring back more balanced programming that includes music.