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Thursday, August 8,2013

Letters | Sex trafficking

Thank you for publishing this piece about this very real and very disturbing societal issue. I find all aspects of human trafficking to be appalling, from the demand for sex with children to the damage it does to their lives.
Thursday, August 1,2013

Letters | Patriotic fracking

Joel Dyer may have written “Hiding behind the flag” (DyerTimes, May 23) for BW awhile ago, but here on the East Coast in the Marcellus Shale region, or better known as frack country, we are just starting to have the pleasure of reading and circulating it.
Thursday, July 25,2013

Letters | Great story on jazz

The Ainslee Mac Naughton article about the Longmont Jazz Association and its annual festival (Buzz, July 18) is absolutely the best piece I have read in my 13 years as a board member of that organization.
Thursday, July 18,2013

Letters | Cops hassle homeless

I disagree with Chief [Mark] Beckner and the demeanor of some of his officers, who indeed knock homeless people about their social economical situations, to get an undesirable response from homeless people, to have an opportunity to write tickets, including bag checks.
Thursday, July 11,2013

Letters | We need Xcel's poles, wires

Mark Gelband’s letter of June 27 suggested that Boulder buy “green” electricity supplies while leaving maintenance of poles, wires and transformers to Xcel. Unfortunately, Colorado law says that the electricity distributor is allowed to pick the electricity provider. Boulder thus must accept the energy mix chosen by Xcel Energy.
Wednesday, July 3,2013

Letters | Your paper is refreshing

Thanks for the great article on p. 7 of the June 13 edition (“Monsanto Frankenwheat crops up in Oregon,” The Highroad). So great to stay well-informed via your articles.
Thursday, June 27,2013

Letters | Danish wrong again

In the opinion piece “Will Colorado come apart?” (Danish Plan, June 13) Mr. Danish states that Vermont seceded from New York to become a state in 1791. That is factually false.
Thursday, June 20,2013

Letters | Boulder Weekly rocks, fracking doesn't

I’ve been a fan of Boulder Weekly since moving to Longmont. The newspaper’s pull-no-punches reporting has always been refreshing. Its ability to see the significance of breaking information and to raise new issues to prominence in the community is outstanding.
Thursday, June 13,2013

Letters | Marijuana over martinis

The people of Colorado are way ahead of the politicians in Washington, D.C. The days when our federal government can get away with confusing the drug war’s collateral damage with a comparatively harmless plant are coming to an end.
Thursday, June 6,2013

Letters | Nablus: The time has come

Sister cities are designed for people-to-people opportunities to learn about each other, to share expertise, and broaden and expand appreciation for the diversity, as well as similarity, our world holds. The Boulder Nablus Sister City Project has initiated projects intended to offer opportunities to citizens in both cities, including yoga, rock climbing, teacher training, student exchanges and art.