“Undocumented alien is just as legitimate a descriptive as any of the words used for any other crime, which describes the criminal and the crime.”
“Lots of insight into helping us transplanted urbanites comprehend the ongoing support for our current president, whom many of us consider an amoral charlatan, even when they are voting against their own interests.”
“Please for the love of everything holy and sacred, if you begin a crossword in the Mountain Xpress, take it with you, recycle it, tear the page off, make origami. But please never return it neatly folded to the rack.”
Working with freelance contributors helps Mountain Xpress reflect a variety of voices and points of view in our coverage of local news and events. We’re looking for experienced writers to join us in our quest to provide timely information to encourage residents to get involved in their local community. Interested? See post for information on how to apply.
“Jacob Holm [Industries (America)] seems to have fixed the annoying whine and stopped mine also.”
“I am greatly enjoying reading the feature ‘Asheville Archives.’ I think it is a great addition to the Xpress.”
Mountain Xpress collected 12 awards, including third place for general excellence among community newspapers with a circulation of over 10,000 in North Carolina, from the N.C. Press Association conference in Raleigh on Feb. 22.
“I can only imagine how this glorification of gun fashion is being received by your teen and preteen readers.”
“I can be trusted to clean up after my dog. It’s unfortunate that when it comes to myopia, vilification and fabrication, there’s no matching means to clean up after humans.”
“It is a surefire way to reinforce conservative people’s preconceived notions of ‘the Other’ and delegitimize the valid, broad-based — and mostly mainstream — tranche of citizenry fighting the ‘good fight’ in these troubling times.”
“I wish Mountain Xpress had not changed its contest policy because I believe it discriminates against disabled readers, elderly readers and those without personal transportation.”
“When humans take the lives of other human beings, we are horrified. Why is it acceptable, and even photographed as cute, when human beings take the lives of animals?”
Xpress is working on its second special issue aimed at showcasing people who are helping make our community a better place to live. Last year’s theme was Asheville’s influentials; this year we are highlighting innovation. We want to hear about people working on the cutting edge, thinking outside the box and implementing unorthodox methods to […]
Journalists Carolyn Morrisroe and Edwin Arnaudin join the editorial staff of Mountain Xpress.
“I have appreciated the paper’s efforts to go into more depth about the conditions that face all the communities within our community, whether that be education, transportation, housing, employment, sprawl and now food access.”
“I really do not care how big the reviewer’s vocabulary is, I just want to know if the movie is worth seeing or not.”
Learn about the three talented interns — Hannah Frisch, Molly Horak and Arianna Moore — who are working with Mountain Xpress this summer.
“If we were to vote on our favorite color, you would announce which color is ‘best.'”
“Going forward, it’s my hope the 45,000 Republicans in Buncombe County will be working extra hard to give him lots of new material.”
“I’m not a puzzler at all and have never completed a single crossword puzzle, but even I had a try at the Asheville-centric puzzle [Puzzle Xpress] in your March 8 edition …”
“I must confess, however, that I’ve never felt a letters or comments section should be regarded as the journalistic equivalent of a Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park; if people want to voice their opinions at will, they can start their own newspaper or blog.”