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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.
Thursday, January 26,2012

Letters | Fracking unknowns

After reading the Paul Danish article “War on fracking” (Danish Plan, Jan. 12), I was left wondering why he ended up with a clear conclusion that fracking was completely OK and the response against it was unfounded...
Thursday, January 19,2012

Letters | Defending marriage

As a liberal, card-carrying Democrat, I am nonetheless appalled by Pamela White’s article “Defending divorce” (Uncensored, Jan. 5). When nearly one out of every two marriages ends in divorce, divorce hardly needs defending. Besides that, the article is filled with erroneous assumptions and information, which I would like to debunk.
Thursday, January 12,2012

Letters | Everyone counts

The holidays offer many of us a timeout — time off work, extra time with families and hopefully time to reflect on the things we take for granted most of the rest of the year: our health, our loved ones and the roof over our heads. Maybe keeping these blessings so present is why the holiday season also becomes the most charitable and neighborly time of year.