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Opinion | Letter: Hidden fees at our DMV
Opinion | Letter: Hidden fees at our DMV

May 23, 2019

Why does our DMV (Hot Sulphur Springs) charge a fee for paying your registration renewals with a credit card? The website is extremely misleading and does not disclose this fee until the very end of...


Opinion | Hamilton: What does ‘single payer’ mean?
Opinion | Hamilton: What does ‘single payer’ mean?

May 22, 2019

Almost all of the presidential hopefuls who are left-of-center say they are for a Single Payer health-care system. So far, no presidential candidate at the political center or right-of-center is for Single Payer health care....


Opinion | Muftic: Investigating the investigators
Opinion | Muftic: Investigating the investigators

May 22, 2019

The Special Counsel’s report into Russian interference in the 2016 elections is continuing to dog President Trump in spite of proclamations by his cohorts in the Senate and himself that the case was closed. See,...





Opinion | Letter: Bill Hamilton’s poorly disguised prejudice
Opinion | Letter: Bill Hamilton’s poorly disguised prejudice

May 13, 2019

Your recent opinion article published May 8, 2019 by William Hamilton contained language and repeated innuendo asserting anti-immigrant rhetoric and mysterious, as well as unfounded, ideas about vaccines and personal freedom. This is exactly the...


Opinion | Letter: Not on my watch, Bill Hamilton
Opinion | Letter: Not on my watch, Bill Hamilton

May 13, 2019

I was going to say that the latest opinion column from Bill Hamilton contains some disturbing thinly veiled racism, but on second thought, I’m going to go with: It’s just plain racist. You seem to...




Letter: Follow the 4-wheeler rules in Granby
Letter: Follow the 4-wheeler rules in Granby

May 7, 2019

This is a reminder to all parents, grandparents and riders themselves. I fought hard to get us this privilege and everyday I see kids breaking the rules on my street, Casa Drive in Granby. The...



Letter: Teacher appreciation night a success
Letter: Teacher appreciation night a success

May 6, 2019

Granby Elementary VIP’s (formerly PTO) would like to sincerely thank everyone who helped make our Teacher Appreciation Night a success. Idlewild Spirits in Winter Park, were absolutely wonderful to work with for hosting the event....



Opinion | Hamilton: America as Gulliver: Assessing the threats
Opinion | Hamilton: America as Gulliver: Assessing the threats

May 1, 2019

For some readers, the most memorable passage in Jonathan Swift’s 1726 satire “Gulliver’s Travels” is when the shipwrecked and exhausted Lemuel Gulliver wakes face-up on the island of Lilliput and finds that he is staked to the...



Opinion | Hamilton: Border crisis: A call for help
Opinion | Hamilton: Border crisis: A call for help

April 24, 2019

Satire. “Good morning, Sanctuary Services. How may I help you?” “Hello. My name is Colt Ryder. I’m a rancher down here on the border with Mexico. My folks been on this land since 1849.” “Mr. Ryder,...


Brower: The evolving outdoor vibe in Granby, Colorado
Brower: The evolving outdoor vibe in Granby, Colorado

April 19, 2019

Imagine that. Activity is brewing in Granby that promises to change the look and feel of downtown and the town in general. And much of this planned activity harkens to an evolving conception of Granby...


Opinion | Muftic: Russians spying on the American voters
Opinion | Muftic: Russians spying on the American voters

April 17, 2019

Trump’s Attorney General Bill Barr tossed a plum to the Trump media this past week, first charging Trump enemies with “spying” on the Trump campaign in 2016 and then, within the same Congressional hearing redefined...


Opinion | Hamilton: Anti-Semitism: A Dachau memoir
Opinion | Hamilton: Anti-Semitism: A Dachau memoir

April 17, 2019

Back in 1963, when this soldier was stationed near Augsburg, West Germany, Army company commanders paid their troops in-person. Every payday, my jeep driver and I would strap on loaded M1911 .45, semi-automatic pistols and...