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Donovan: Affordable healthcare in the High Country (column) (1)

May 4, 2016 — 

No matter your background or your zip code, every Coloradan deserves a fair shot at affording a quality health-care plan. Unfortunately, those of us in the High Country are all …

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Orwick: Amendment 69 would usher in health care disaster for Colorado (column) (2)

May 4, 2016 — 

A letter to the editor entitled “A rare health-care opportunity” in the May 3 edition is misleading. Amendement 69 is not an opportunity; it is a threat to Colorado’s future …

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Summit Daily letters to the editor: Bruce Brown works hard on behalf of victims (3)

May 3, 2016 — 

Bruce Brown works hard on behalf of victimsThe Denver Post’s article regarding elected District Attorney Bruce Brown’s “vacation days” mischaracterizes his work ethic. He is committed to his community: victims, …

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Liddick: Republicans to blame for the rise of Trump (column) (4)

May 2, 2016 — 

Memo to the Republican Party’s Big Wazoos and the Wizards of Smart who do their thinking for them: Stop it. Stop trying to thwart the will of those who have …

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Jensen: Examining Hillary’s so-called ‘experience’ (column) (5)

May 1, 2016 — 

Hillary Clinton’s primary voters share a common mantra: She has “experience.”They say she has experience as first lady, which includes fending off “bimbo eruptions” and tactically demeaning and intimidating women …

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Quandary: Taking a dip in Dillon Reservoir (6)

April 30, 2016 — 

Dear Quandary, I’m dreaming of summer. Once the ice finally melts, can I take a dip in Lake Dillon? Thanks, Polar Bear Bob You could try, but it wouldn’t end …

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Lue: Take a page from the mountain goats (column) (7)

April 30, 2016 — 

Goat Flat. The flat part sounded good, but the goat part made me nervous. Though mountain goats and I share an appreciation for Montana’s High Country, they favor scary-steep areas …

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Walking our faith: The common language of God and physics (8)

April 30, 2016 — 

I flunked algebra four times during high school and college. And my one attempt at geometry resulted in a grade of 0.7 on a grading scale of 1 to 9. …

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Summit Daily letters to the editor: Health care costs impact Summit’s small businesses (9)

April 29, 2016 — 

Health care costs impact Summit’s small businessesAs small business owners, the consistently rising and unpredictable costs of health care are a worry when we are planning out our budgets and …

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Brown-Wolf: Jungle juice and sensory awareness (column) (10)

April 29, 2016 — 

I recently returned from an adventurous trip to Nicaragua. It inspired.My next few articles will no doubt be related to my musings about this particular part of the world. Like …

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Ask Eartha: A new, kinder economy (column) (11)

April 29, 2016 — 

Dear Eartha,I have frequently heard the term “regenerative economy.” What does this entail and how is it beneficial? — Paul, FriscoThank you for your question this week, Paul, and what …

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Holbrook: How do Summit County women strut their stuff? (column) (12)

April 27, 2016 — 

Very “Middle Earth” was my first impression of the Summit County fashion scene for women. Leggings, high boots with flat sturdy soles and a woolly tunic à la Frodo Baggins.I …

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Liddick: College campuses leave students speechless (column) (13)

April 25, 2016 — 

“… The dictatorship of the proletariat imposes a series of restrictions on oppressors, exploiters, capitalists. We must suppress them … their resistance must be crushed by force …” — V.I. …

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Flowers: Candidate’s qualifications, not gender, are most important (column) (14)

April 24, 2016 — 

You know what I really resent? I resent it when someone tells me I should vote for — or support, or give a pass to — someone because it will …

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Quandary: Breck’s lightbulb sales and biking designation (15)

April 23, 2016 — 

Dear Quandary,When is the next light bulb sale?Thanks, IlluminatedWell, don’t we sound small town? In case you had concerns, no we don’t only sell light bulbs at special events, however …

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Summit County Peaks & Valleys: Heath care and housing huzzahs (column) (16)

April 23, 2016 — 

Peaks and Valleys highlights the ups and downs, tragedies and triumphs of Summit County. Submit your own Peak or Valley to btrollinger@summitdaily.comPeak: Residents of Summit County and other resort towns, …

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Walking our faith: Who is my Jesus? (column) (17)

April 23, 2016 — 

The other day I was thinking about the different terms we use to portray the role that Jesus plays in our lives. There is: American Jesus, Eco-Social-Justice Jesus, Cancer Jesus, …

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Stiegelmeier: Earth Day in Colorado’s Continental Divide (column) (18)

April 23, 2016 — 

Earth Day has a special meaning for both of us here in Colorado. As Colorado natives, we were brought up with a sense of wonder and appreciation for our state’s …

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Cobb: All votes matter in botched Frisco election (letter) (19)

April 22, 2016 — 

All votes matterThis is in response to the Frisco town councilman’s decision to not accept the position he recently won: I think it should only be proper that the town …

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Help celebrate Earth Day in Summit County (20)

April 21, 2016 — 

Dear Eartha,What is happening for Earth Day this week? I’d love to be a part of the celebrations. — Lacy, Summit CoveHappy Earth Day! This year, Summit County has a …

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