Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor - Sylvia Shields

| Sylvia Shields | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor,

A friendly wave, and a “Hi, How are you?” This is the greeting as I enter the front doors of Prairie Pines and make my way down the hall to see my dad. What a friendly, inviting and warm atmosphere.

Letter to the Editor - Clay Copeland

| Clay Copeland | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor,

Letter to the Editor from the Kiowa County Commissioners

| Kiowa County Commissioners | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor,
Landfill, a place to put one’s trash, is NOT so simple!  For the past two years, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and Kiowa County, plus many other counties and towns of Colorado, have been in often heated discussions concerning operations.

Letter to the Editor: June 20, 2018 Cindy McLoud

| Cindy McLoud | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor,

I believe that one of my duties as a commissioner is to share information with the people of Kiowa County whenever I think they might find it useful. So, I’m writing to this publication in hopes that you will allow me to clear up a little confusion about how special districts work and what state mandates involve. 

Letter to the Editor - March 28, 2018

| Daryle Lovett | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor:

I read Mr. Stum’s letter of March 14, 2018 and re-read his letter of February 28, 2018   I agree we must be coming more callous.

Letter to the Editor: March 14, 2018 (Stum)

| Linly Stum | Letters to the Editor
Mr. Stum originally wrote a letter to the editor, titled “I have seen the enemy, and it is us”, which ran in the February 28, 2017 issue.

Guidelines for Submitting a Letter to the Editor

| Priscilla Waggoner | Letters to the Editor
There are a handful of mainstream issues in this nation that engender strong feelings among people, on both sides, and the freedom to express our disagreements is one of the beauties of living in a democracy. When we express those disagreements in ways that are mature, civil, reasonable and respectful of the other person’s right to an opinion--even when the opinion opposes that of others--the dialogue is elevated, and the community benefits, as a whole.

Letter to the Editor - March 7, 2018

| Ron Healy | Letters to the Editor
In response to the Letter to the Editor "We Have Met the Enemy", printed in the February 28, 2018 edition:

“Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself”-- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Letter to the Editor - February 28, 2018

| Linly Stum | Letters to the Editor
To the Editor:

Letter to the Editor

| Karen Jones | Letters to the Editor
On September 28th an Open Forum was conducted at the Crow-Luther Cultural Events Center to allow members of the public to receive information and ask questions about the Fire Protection District. The purpose of this letter is to address some of those questions more publicly.

Letter to the Editor - Sand Creek Massacre NHS

| Alexa Roberts | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor,

As you recently reported, a serious vehicle accident involving three staff members of the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site occurred in Eads on Friday, June 16. On behalf of the entire staff, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the first responders as well as to the whole community for its support from the moments following the accident and continuing throughout the following week.

Letter to the Editor - Recognizing A Way Forward

| Letters to the Editor
Anyone who reads this newspaper knows that I write columns from time to time. I want to clarify that I do not receive financial compensation for what I write and I do not seek to. I also do not have any financial interest in what the paper is reporting on or from opinions that the publisher or editor may promote. To the extent that some (or many?) of our interests and opinions complement or support each other, it is somewhat of a pleasant coincidence. Clearly it makes the opportunity to express oneself more enjoyable. Who doesn’t like to feel they have allies in the way they view the world.

Letter to the Editor and Reply

| Priscilla Waggoner | Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor,

      After reading the article on Plainview football in the September 21, 2016 issue of the Independent, there are several things I would like to comment, correct, and add to the content printed. We are very excited at Plainview to be able to field a football team for the first time in years. We are also thrilled to have high school volleyball back in the gym.
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