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Littwin: Death penalty doesn’t fly in Colorado (column) (1)

August 29, 2015 — 

Two juries in horrific mass murder trials have spoken: The death penalty doesn’t fly in ColoradoThe death-penalty conversation we have been promised in Colorado may be over before it has …

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Writers on the Range: The nature of fire has dramatically changed (column) (2)

August 29, 2015 — 

It’s time to move irrigation pipe. It’s one of those things you have to do when you have a certain amount of land and enough water to irrigate it. My …

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Writers on the Range: Just don’t call Walter Palmer a hunter (column) (3)

August 29, 2015 — 

Various news reports described Walter Palmer, the dentist who killed the legendary Zimbabwean lion called “Cecil,” as a “hunter.” But this man, who was only interested in capturing Cecil’s giant …

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Quandary muses on those dam rocks (4)

August 29, 2015 — 

Quandary,You never answered the question of where the rocks came from for the dam. “Primarily with local rocks” is a bit vague. It’s a huge dam, with a very wide …

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Littwin: Panic, politics and the global market sell-off (5)

August 28, 2015 — 

For those who say the stock market sell-off was a wake-up call, I have to agree. I woke up, turned on the iPhone and saw this headline fairly shouting at …

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Ask Eartha: Community supported agriculture at altitude? It can be done (column) (6)

August 28, 2015 — 

Dear Eartha,My friend from Denver recently joined a community supported agriculture (CSA) program and got some amazing local produce all summer long. Can you tell me more about CSAs and …

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Anderson: Colorado conservation alive and well (letter) (7)

August 27, 2015 — 

I’d like to thank Sen. Mike Bennet following his announcement that he’ll be working in the senate to permanently protect 58,000 acres in the Eagle and Summit Counties. In doing …

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Beeler: Thanks for Summit County’s first responders (letter) (8)

August 26, 2015 — 

It goes without saying that police officers, firefighters and rescue personnel do not get enough recognition for their commitment to serve and protect us. Last week, at four in the …

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Schnobrich: Town of Breckenridge and Vail Resorts joined at the hip (letter) (9)

August 26, 2015 — 

I attended the Breckenridge town council meeting Tuesday evening. I came to the meeting frustrated with the Vail Resorts corporation for bullying my town and frustrated with town leadership for …

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Pickell: Climbing and cannabis shouldn’t mix (letter) (10)

August 26, 2015 — 

I was flabbergasted by the large ad on page 17 in the August 26 edition. The Green Solution — Colorado’s best mountain dispensary (their words, not mine) — used a …

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Weiss: The plain truth about the Ruby Placer annexation (letter) (11)

August 26, 2015 — 

The town of Blue River will provide ballots for a special election regarding the Ruby Placer annexation. Many residents of Blue River have worked hard to give fellow residents a …

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Pro Challenge a curse for Breckenridge condo association (letter) (12)

August 26, 2015 — 

For the second year in a row, the USA Pro Challenge and the town of Breckenridge has ignored the rights of the property owners of The Blazing Saddles Commercial and …

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Bargell: Elevation at altitude (column) (13)

August 26, 2015 — 

Just when I was positive I had discovered a phenomenon deserving serious scientific study, I learned, once again, I’m only just catching up. That’s OK because knowing the research exists …

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Callison: High concert volume does not equal high-quality experience (letter) (14)

August 25, 2015 — 

We are music lovers, and the free concerts offered throughout Summit (and Eagle) County are some of our favorite summer events. And, we greatly appreciate our towns and other organizations …

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Smith: Pro Challenge an obstacle to public safety (letter) (15)

August 25, 2015 — 

I was coming down Ski Hill Road recently during the race and watched an ambulance take about four minutes to drive from City Market to Ski Hill. Is the bike …

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Biff America: A ruined breakfast (16)

August 23, 2015 — 

The little guy was probably having a pretty good day; right up to the point where he was nearly decapitated.Like my mate and me, he was up early on a …

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How to make your garden rock (17)

August 23, 2015 — 

Dear Quandary,I’m Doing some landscaping and want rocks for my garden. Where can I get large rocks, Not boulders, in summit county? I need to carry them to my car, …

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Littwin: Denver City Council’s “pause” on Chick-fil-A ignores free speech (column) (18)

August 22, 2015 — 

There is so much wrong with the Denver City Council’s decision to “pause” in its consideration of granting Chick-fil-A a slot at DIA that it’s hard to know where to …

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Ask Eartha: What going paperless means for the environment (19)

August 22, 2015 — 

Dear Eartha, I recently saw your ad for your Sustainable Business Lunch n’ Learn workshop next week. I see the workshop discusses ways businesses can go paperless. I’ve heard that …

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There’s an even bigger threat to rivers (20)

August 21, 2015 — 

If there’s any good news to be gained from the toxic spill of mine wastes into the Animas River upstream of Durango, Colorado, it’s that public attention has suddenly shifted …

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