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You Said It, March 22, 2015

By Staff

I thought the 4th of July Parade on Main Street was a celebration of our nation’s birthday. However, it seems the DDA and Main Street businesses only see the patriotic parade as an economic loss to the city. They complain about bike ...


You Said It: March 15, 2015

By Staff

The reason parents are frustrated by District 51 standardized testing and opting their children out of them is that teachers only have time to teach them to pass the tests. The more critical, basic educational needs of our kids are being ...


You Said It: March 1, 2015

By Staff

I read with relief on the stepped-up enforcement regarding dogs off a leash. After the last attack on my wife while she was out for a run, we called Animal Control. The officer said there are between three and five reported dog bites a day in ...


You Said It, Feb. 22, 2015

By Staff

I must be a product of the ‘60s: If ever there were a time for students to protest, now would be it. PARCC testing is insane. Where are the student activists? Boycotting the tests would get noticed. It’s not burn season yet, but ...


You Said It: Feb. 15, 2015

By Staff

The shooting you are hearing by the Riverfront Trail is designated waterfowl blinds that are only in use between November and January. You are in no danger. Most of the blinds face away from the trail. The blinds that face toward the trail are ...


You Said It, Feb. 8, 2015

By Staff

Recent letters in The Sentinel have compelled me to write and say that, for myself, I will sorely miss Superintendent Lisa Eckert. Contrary to some opinions, I have found her to be enthusiastic, hard-working and a good listener. I have ...


You Said It: Feb. 1, 2015

By Staff

Why is it no longer mandatory for parents to show proof their child has had the appropriate shots to enter school? Goodbye, Lisa Eckert. You will not be missed. Sad news for Bryce Canyon.   If City Market wants to be a good ...


You Said It: Jan. 25, 2015

By Staff

I was disappointed to read that the City Council has put the construction of a new City Market on hold. We are in need of another City Market to service the eastern part of the city. I moved here from Littleton five years ago and was surprised ...


You Said It: Jan. 18, 2015

By Staff

Mesa County government employees are grateful that they have a champion in Mr. Simpson, who is not the least bit fooled by the commissioners or new administrator. Employees are worried about their current health care/health insurance and feel ...


You Said It, Jan. 11, 2015

By Staff

Oh joy, another Walmart, this one in east Grand Valley. Think of what we can look forward to. There’s another City Market and maybe even a Walgreens to be put out of business. The effort to move the Parks and Wildlife central office ...


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