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Letter to the editor: 1/7/16 I attended the Dec. 17th council meeting with many others who are concerned with the direction the aquatic center is taking. What I experienced was very disheartening. It was the first time in 40 yrs. I wanted to move away from this community. So many people took the time to…

Letter to the Editor 11.24.15

I’m proud of our governor and our president. If nobody else wants the Syrian refugees send them all here. Colorado and the United States have always stepped up when needed. When tuberculosis ran rampant, Colorado built spas and told the sick to come here. In the 1840’s the Irish were facing famine and the United…

OPINION-Throwing The Baby Out With The Bath Water – By Robert Volpe

I find it interesting and deeply disturbing that many Americas have forsaken reason and replaced it with anger and paranoid delusion. From anti-vaccers, to birthers, to crackpot conspiracy theories about everything from chemtrails to lizard people, we’ve become a society of solutions looking for a problem. The recent toxic water spill in the Animas River…

Weather Week of 8.4.15

Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday Night A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly…

Weather Week of 7.28.15

Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than…

Weather Week of 7.21.15

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around…

Letter to the Editor Week of 7.21.15

Dear “TMJ” Editor, I am responding directly to Eli Stone’s meandering ramblings of 7-14-15, another of his columns most all of which I find rarely making a clear, or cogent point, since in his writings it seems to me that he is almost exclusively concerned with demonstrating he is free to write whatever he wishes…

Weather Week of 7.14.15

Tuesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and…