To the Editors:
Congratulations on presenting a glimpse of the darker side of the exploitation of the Rocky Mountain high [Dec. 15]. Too many folks out here have the blindly optimistic notion that all this "progress" is a wonderful thing. Actually we are exchanging our wilderness, our water, our heritage and our very special way of life for a bunch of money that is bound to dry up when our minerals give out. Not much of a bargain, in my eyes.
The destruction of the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountain...