Fountain Valley News - Your Hometown Community Newspaper

Opinion

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 824



 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion    April 1, 2020 

Possibly back in session?

Let's start with what may be happening at the legislature in the near future, emphasis on may. Latest rumblings are a short adjournment of 3 days (Senate and House rules help dictate the 3 days) partl...

 
 By Lois Landgraf    Opinion    April 1, 2020 

Helpful Resources for Covid-19

Recommended for Everyone! I was told this is the best source of information on Covid 19: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/f86qec/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-dr--anthony-fauci---ha... Full story

 

Home Country

Home Country By Slim Randles April First … clear wonderful morning … members of the world dilemma think tank down at the Mule Barn coffee shop looked around. “Anyone seen Dud this morning?” “Not me. Haven’t seen Herb, either, come to...

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    April 1, 2020 

COVID-19 ... How I loathe you!

I was prepared to deal with Easter being our target day to come skulking out of our hiding spots. I mean, I know we are nowhere near comparable, but imagine Jesus rolling the stone away from his tomb...

 
 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion    March 25, 2020

Falling revenue forecast

The real news is COVID-19. You are all more current on rising numbers, social separation, self-quarantine, shelter in place and business closures than could be covered in this space, especially...

 

Assistance for small businesses

Good morning, I pray all are well today. I want to thank everyone for your patience as we continue to work diligently for our residents during this period of precaution because of COVID-19. This week...

 

Sharing is caring, even with TP

Here we are in the middle of a pandemic crisis named after a beer... I would imagine that beer lovers are not too pleased with the name. I know if it were named after coffee, I would be highly upset;...

 
 By Dennis Hisey    Opinion    March 18, 2020

Historic break in session

Given the current Coronavirus pandemic and Governor Polis' State of Epidemic Disaster Emergency the legislature deemed it prudent to adjourn for two weeks, returning on March 30, 2020 to limit the...

 

Paid Family Leave Bill

HB20-1193, GOP House Alternative Family Leave Bill Many Colorado employers are interested in providing a paid leave benefit to their employees for the birth or adoption of a child, for those undertaki...

 

Working to Protect Your Water Sources

By Senator Dennis Hisey (R-Fountain) and Representative Lois Landgraf (R-Fountain) Since the Environmental Protection Agency’s changes in standards in 2016 – our constituents have become some of the most knowledgeable in the country on PFAS...

 

Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition Update: USAFA contamination data released

Those of you who attend our monthly meetings know of the work I have continued to do for not only our community but also communities across the county and our state contaminated with PFAS chemicals....

 

Dear Dr. Roach: Ulcerative Colitis and Raynaud's questions

By Dr. Keith Roach Does Ulcerative Colitis Preclude Pregnancy? DEAR DR. ROACH: I need some hope. My 24-year-old granddaughter, recently married, came down with ulcerative colitis. Right now, she is getting two Humira injections a month. She has lost...

 

Healthcare - this feeling has to change

Americans need options for healthcare and every American needs healthcare. Too many Americans are walking around hoping they don't have to go the hospital. A friend recently said to me, "I don't have...

 

Ask the Herbalist: Leaky Gut

Dear Karen, I've heard other naturalists talk about 'leaky gut'. It this some kind of new modern-world problem, or is it baloney? And if it's real, how does one know if they have leaky gut, and how...

 
 By Karin Hill    Opinion    March 11, 2020

For Gannon

There almost wasn't a newspaper last week. It was a serious struggle to string words together and figure out how to make things look somewhat decent. Honestly, nothing seemed important anymore....

 

County monitoring the coronavirus

I hope all enjoyed the recent pleasant weather this past weekend and that you will spend a nice St. Patrick's Day as well. This week I want to pass along an update from the County Public Health... Full story

 

The hits just keep on coming...

My apologies for all of my sad stuff as of late. Seems like things get rough in phases, don't they ... I had a birthday this week, and let me tell you: At my age, I am just happy to still be here and...

 

Greenhouses for March gardens

Several people have asked me about greenhouses, so I wanted to do an article for all of you on it. I will say at the outset, that greenhouses are NOT my specialty, and here in Colorado, I have a small...

 
 By Alice Trulson    Opinion    March 4, 2020

When PTSD rears its ugly head

I would like to talk to you about PTSD, the robber of mothers. I am no expert, nor do I know the military since neither I nor my husband ever served. We support and uphold our military and because we...

 

March in the Garden

I love the weather in Colorado. We can have minus-12 one day and 60 degrees the next! It's not fun as a gardener, though. This sporadic temperature variation can continue all the way through June...

 

Growing Fountain naturally, securely

Dear Editor, I read your interview with Mayor Ortega in the Feb. 5 issue of the Fountain Valley News. Mayor Ortega is a smart, dedicated, and good man, and I understand his frustration about the...

 

Season of elections, nature events

Good day, I hope all are well. The primary election season is coming fast and Colorado is part of the Super Tuesday Presidential Primary on March 3, so I want to get out additional information on...

 

Prison beds on deadline

The bill didn't start out with any real sense of urgency, but circumstances beyond the legislature's control put it on the fast track. HB20-1019 – Prison Population Reduction and Management started...

 

Voter suppression in El Paso County?

My 2019 Ph.D. dissertation – How Can Truth-Claims of Voter Fraud Influence Public Policy? A Political Discourse Analysis – investigated how former Kansas Secretary of State and de facto leader of...

 

Breaking our Disneyland curse

Well, that "Brace Yourself" kind of storm was a total bust...huh? Are you now overloaded with milk and bread? Time for some yummy bread pudding or potato soup, as my son has requested. Yeah, we...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019