Louisville · Environmental · Action
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Urgent Need for
How to Write a
Letter to the Editor
Lost and Found
Our December meeting will be a potluck on Thursday, December 10 at
the old church (this is actually true). Every attendee will receive
a new automobile, courtesy of the Louisville City Council.
Please be sure to bring your favorite dish to share with the other proud
new car owners. After the meeting, we will form a procession up and
down Main street with our new cars to show them off to City
President Clinton has declared that the entire state of Nebraska
be designated a National Prairie Dog Preserve. In Monday s interview
with CNN, Clinton came out in favor of the embattled prairie dog,
"I identify with underdogs, and they don t get any more under than
Anyhow, I m not sure that anyone actually lives in Nebraska." Nebraska
Governor Winthrop P. Filcher appeared on Larry King Live Monday night
verified that humans do indeed inhabit his fine state. However, he
conceded that the prairie dog s need is dire, and has agreed to start
relocation next week.
Governor Filcher is accepting relocation proposals from independent
contractors. As always in government, the lowest bid will win.
So far, the following proposals have been accepted for review:
A final decision will be made by early December, so that residents can
be out on the streets before Christmas.
Joe-Bob s Vacuum-O-Matic humans can be safely sucked from their homes,
either wet or dry.
Trapping traps will be baited with a variety of items -- pizza, beer,
or televisions tuned to either continuous football coverage or tractor
pulls. To lure teenagers, a number of traps will be baited with
showing Baywatch or MTV.
Tim the Toolman s Big Blower a modified and souped up leaf blower,
machine is capable of blowing people right out of the state.
Need for Newsletter Articles
As you can probably tell, we urgently need real newsletter articles
for the first real issue of the Leaflet. Otherwise, we re just going
to have to keep making stuff up. Please help! We could use:
Please note that your submissions may be edited if need be.
informative reports from each of the LEAF committees
articles about environmental issues that impact Louisville
general information articles about area wildlife, plant life, and
suitable clip art for the newsletter
If you have anything to submit, please email it to
or mail to:
to Write a Letter to the Editor
296 S. Adams Dr.
Louisville, CO 80027
These days, writing a letter to the editor is easier than ever!
The three newspapers serving the Boulder Valley all take letters via
in addition to snail mail.
300 word limit. You must supply your name, full address, and
daytime phone number. Limit 1 letter per month per person (hint
if there are more than one of you in your household, you can each send
a letter in the same month).
Fax to: (303)449-9358
P.O. Box 591
Boulder, CO 80306
Phone to: (303)473-1305
Email to: email@example.com
Include your name, address, and both day and evening phone numbers.
The Boulder Planet is published on Thursdays, so get your letter in by
the Friday before you want it published.
Fax to: (303)415-1210
2028 14th St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Email to: Letters@BoulderPlanet.com
300 to 400 word limit. Supply your name, address, and daytime
Boulder Weekly Letters
Fax to: (303)494-2585
690 S. Lashley Lane
Boulder, CO 80303
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lost (destroyed): 26 traps at the Via Appia relocation site.
Lost: More prairie dog habitat almost every day in Louisville.
Found: Hundreds of new prairie dogs on Davidson Mesa.
Found: 2 burrowing owls on Davidson Mesa.
Found (hopefully): 1200 acres of land for prairie dogs in Baca
Knapweed-a-thon 10 mile walk around open space. Get sponsors for
each weed you pull! Call 1-800-NOXIOUS for your walkathon packet.
LEAF Meetings -- Thursday, Dec. 10th at 7 p.m.
If you liked what you read, join us!