Today's Opinions

  • Our Readers Write

    ‘Correction’ didn’t address misprinted cost
    The Canyon Courier on Nov. 7 printed a “correction” to an Oct. 31 Community Voices op-ed piece by the Peter Lindquist Family concerning the Evergreen Park & Recreation District bond issue and mill levy proposal. The correction noted the bond and mill levy proposals would cost a property owner $33 annually per $100,000 of property value.

  • Rorher: Thankfully, the midterms are over

    Without question, all citizens are in agreement on one thing: we are all happy that the election is over. Experts expect that more than $5.5 billion was spent on midterm advertising, much of it distastefully negative and personal. It’s good that all that has stopped.

  • Our Readers Write

    Thinking about plastic-straw use
    Several weeks ago I was dining with my family at a local restaurant. We asked for water. The waiter brought glasses with large plastic straws in each glass.
    I spontaneously remarked, “Plastic straws suck!” It got a laugh.
    This double entendre might well suit as a slogan to help people think about their overuse of plastic straws and plastic in general.
    “Plastic Straws suck!’ Pass it on.
    John F. Alston, M.D.

  • Romberg: Blue wave overtakes Colorado

    We’re not so purple anymore!

  • Riddell: So what, indeed, do we do about that?

    “We have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest threat is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them. There is not travel ban on them. There is no ban — you know they had a Muslim ban. There is no white guy ban. So what do we do about that?”
    — Don Lemon, CNN, Thursday, Oct. 30.

  • Posner: Shut it down
  • Our Readers Write

    Mountain Home changing hands
    I’m excited to share that in January 2019, the operations and ownership of Mountain Home will transfer to Alexa Cowley of Alexa Interiors.
    As many of you likely know, Alexa has been in business in Evergreen for 18 years, and her business has grown to include eight interior designers. Alexa and her team are incredibly qualified to provide excellent design ideas alongside the quality furniture and attentive customer service you’ve come to expect from Mountain Home.

  • Community voice: Thank you, Leadership Evergreen

    Mike Weege