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Thursday, April 5,2012

Letters l Valmont in perspective

The series of articles on the Valmont site are quite impressive, some of the best journalism I have read in Colorado in years. However, they do not properly consider the relative risk of the site compared to many other risks clamoring for limited public funds: street safety, fire, flood and auto exhaust, not to mention low vaccination rates, police protection and a host of others.
Thursday, March 29,2012

Letters l Danish and his cave

The March 22 story “Taste-trepreneurs” incorrectly described the way in which Life Opening processes its cacao beans. The cacao beans are not soaked or germinated. Rather, they are dried at low temperatures. Therefore, they are “alive” and keep all of their available nutrients.
Thursday, March 22,2012

Letters l Anti-South bigots

The moment I read the title of Pamela White’s column “‘Birth control moms fight back” (Uncensored, March 8), I knew it would be still one more screed on the comments by Rush Limbaugh. Not to disappoint, she regaled me with false facts about the number of advertisers that have fled Limbaugh’s show.
Thursday, March 15,2012

Letters | Valmont series is great

As long as we have a growth-based economy, we will have worsening water problems and shortages. Conservation can only delay the problems; no amount of conservation can “beat the exponential” of constant population growth. (“Sustainable growth” is an oxymoron, and a dangerous one at that.
Thursday, March 8,2012

Letters | Save poop — and water

(Re: “Drying Times,” cover story, Feb. 23.) In millions of households across Colorado, people are defecating into water and flushing it all “away.” What a waste! Flush toilets are the rule, in spite of the gross misuse of water they cause.
Thursday, March 1,2012

Letters | Valmont is a dumping ground

Our family has lived in Valmont since 1915. Our house is the location of the old Grange hall. Boulder has always looked east to Valmont as their dumping ground. When they needed gravel, they dug it here.
Thursday, February 23,2012

Letters | Cutting to the chase

Way to go Pamela! Thank you for your attention to the practice of infant circumcision. There are some good reasons to keep the penis intact. Like I read somewhere: “A foreskin is not a birth defect.”
Thursday, February 16,2012

Letters | Let Valmont series unfold

Clarification: A Feb. 2 story, “Valmont cemetery families say city in danger of digging up human remains,” said Western Disposal has a hazardous materials processing site to the west of the city of Boulder’s Valmont Butte property.
Thursday, February 9,2012

Letters | Valmont is a health risk

In today’s modern cemeteries, the standard depth of burials is 18 to 24 inches below ground level, with heavy equipment utilization.
Thursday, February 2,2012

Letters | Valmont’s ghosts

I want to thank you for publishing Pamela White’s piece regarding SOPA/ PIPA. It’s obvious most people don’t comprehend that stealing images, books and music affects the artists’ ability to earn a living.
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