Letters

Letter to The Editor

This is why we have the Internet This should have made the headlines but didn’t. Staff Sergent Mark DeAlencar was killed on April 8th. He was an army special forces soldier stationed here in the Fort Walton area. In January he deployed again to Afghanistan. He promised his daughter Octavia that he would be home…

Dear Editor: To even the most casual observer of Woodland Park politics the absence of credible fiscal and operational oversight of the city is abundantly evident. Having served on city council for seven years, four years as Mayor Pro Tem, I can attest to the critical importance of an arms-length relationship between council and city…

Thin Air Theatre Company Bids Farewell

Dear Editor: “After over 50 productions and 11 wonderful years, Thin Air Theatre Company (the resident professional company of the Butte Theater and the producers for all professional productions on the Butte stage for the last decade) will bid a sad farewell at the conclusion of the 2017 season.  While we wish this was not the case,…

VOTE NO ON LODGING TAX

Dear Editor:   As a lodging (Gold Strike Inn) small business owner in Cripple Creek, I take issue with some of the recent comments contained in the Mountain Jackpot from City Council candidates Meghan Rozell and Melissa Trenary in support of the City’s proposed lodging tax.   The business environment for small Inns /hotels (6-8…

Letter to the Editor

FARESPITHE THOUGHTS ON A SHOOTING AND HATE GROUPS (FARESPITHE stands for faith, religion, spirituality, theology:  “fare” like fair; “spithe” like with)      The vast majority of all Americans know that hate is horribly wrong, and that violence because of that hate is completely and totally unacceptable, and solves absolutely nothing!  All of us among that…

Remembering a Great Veteran Ralph L. Wolaver Sr

This year for our ride in August, we are paying tribute to a wonderful man >>> ​He was a hard working man all of his life, a loving, caring family man, we called him Uncle Ralph. He loved to fish and camp, joke around with the kids, grandkids and great grand kids, we remember…Uncle Ralph.…

Letter to the Editor

PLEASE SHARE!!! WE NEED TO LET EVERYONE KNOW THIS IS CRAP!! Members in my community and surrounding area!! Our Fire Chief was let go last night and to the best of my knowledge, no reason was given. So … there is a large amount of unruly behavior going on here in Teller County 4-mile fire…

Old Homestead House Museum feels the love

Dear Editor: WOW!!! Old Homestead House Museum feels the love, Pearl’s Follies held on March 4th was a roaring success with around 220 folks in attendance. It was a very successful night financially we raised just over $8,200.  We the board of directors for the museum would like to take this opportunity to say Thank…