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Letters to the Editor

Summit Daily letters: Thank you Think First

May 23, 2017 — Thank you Think First for inspiring stories I would like to send a huge thank you to Holly Adnan, Think First coordinator, for presenting an educational and engaging talk to Summit High School health students who are learning about personal and community safety. Twice a […]

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Summit Daily letters: A call for a town hall with Senator Cory Gardner

May 18, 2017 — Re: Liz Wickert's letter, "Polis town hall: A Republican perspective" I am happy that a few Republicans attended the Polis town hall. I have invited Senator Gardner to come to Summit County for a town hall meeting – maybe you can convince him. I want […]

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Summit Daily letter: Getting perspective on our obstructionist politics

May 16, 2017 — Getting perspective on our obstructionist politics Two recent letters, one criticizing conservatives for all manner of faults, the other describing Trump's banana republic, deserve a response. While both have some element of truth, neither has perspective. Here is that perspective from a conservative viewpoint. Are […]

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Summit Daily letters: ‘living either in the woods or out of their vehicles’

May 12, 2017 — Ski industry employees speak up for Wintergreen housing project To Commissioners Gibbs, Stiegelmeier, and Davidson: As a longtime ski industry employee, and the current Director of Base Operations at Breckenridge Ski Resort, I'm very familiar with the challenges facing our community around housing. The Summit […]

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Summit Daily letters: Keystone workforce housing project can’t come soon enough

May 12, 2017 — Wintergreen housing can't come soon enough I'm writing regarding the proposed Wintergreen workforce housing development. There is a countywide housing crisis and Vail Resorts and developer, Gorman & Co., are at the table with creative solutions to address this huge need, for which they should […]

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Letter: Whiteout series helps tell family’s story

May 5, 2017 — My husband, Harry, along with our family, joins me in extending deepest gratitude to you and your staff for embarking with us onto what would become an unanticipated, unimaginable and most remarkable journey following the death of our son, brother and uncle, Jason (Jay) Taylor, […]

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Letters: Vaccines and science

April 28, 2017 — Vaccine science At the Celebration of Science this past week in Breckenridge I noted that there were others present who also were concerned about vaccinations. I have been studying the topic for some time through the many resources available online. My knowledge was boosted tremendously […]

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Letters: Celebrating Whiteout series, Earth Day

April 19, 2017 — RE: "Hidden Figures" by Kevin Fixler Kudos to Kevin Fixler for a great three-part series on ski accidents. It was a sad and sobering experience to see six pages of pictures and accounts of 137 people who died in the past 10 years. Although Kevin's […]

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Summit Daily letters: Susan Rice surveillance and skier death publicity

April 5, 2017 — Rice revelation Well, Democrats have been desperately, hysterically even, seeking another Watergate since the shock surprise Trump election and now, it appears they may have found it. Along with a truck load of irony comes the possibility that the sought after terminal Trump scandal actually […]

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Summit Daily letters: Socialism won’t solve our problems

March 30, 2017 — Socialism won't solve our problems Why does the Summit Daily News continue to offer a half page of the same old worn out Keynesian socialism from Jonathan and Susan Knopf that the American voters rebuked last November? Their guest column tries to blame the health […]

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Letters: Proposed bill only benefits poachers

March 15, 2017 — A pro-poacher bill Earlier this year Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, introduced H.R. 622 (Local Enforcement for Local Lands Act), also known as the "Poacher Protection Act." This bill would abolish the law enforcement branches of the U.S. Forest Service and BLM and steer block grants […]

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Summit Daily letters: The down low on dog droppings

March 9, 2017 — The down low on dog droppings I cannot believe I've been jogging trails in Summit County for 40 years, whoa. I would like to tell you a little story, give some sound bites on how I deal with the High County dog poo and yellow […]

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March 2, 2017 — Response to Liddick's On Your Right I want to read Morgan Liddick's columns. I start but more often than not there is a misstatement or a twisting of the facts to support his agenda. It doesn't take long before I give up and toss the […]

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Summit Daily letters: Flynn to blame, not leakers

March 1, 2017 — Flynn to blame, not leakers It is patently obvious that the writer who blamed our intelligence services for the leaks that undermined Lt. Gen Michael Flynn either never spent a day in the military or has forgotten what every person who has ever served knows […]

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Letters to the editor: Help support endangered gray wolves

February 25, 2017 — 'Medicine' for 'War On Wolves' Last month, U.S. congressmen introduced two bills to strip federal protections for endangered gray wolves in four states. H.R 424, specifically, has been dubbed the "War On Wolves Act." As lawmakers again debate the fate of wolves, a recent award-winning […]

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Letters to the Editor: Standing with Summit’s immigrant community

February 17, 2017 — United under a new language There is a simple lack of understanding that comes from someone who labels undocumented workers, "illegal alien migrants," as though somehow he thinks he is better than them, "the other." The Anti-Defamation League cited you in anti-Muslim rhetoric in an […]

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Summit Daily letters: SCRAP and recycling support

February 16, 2017 — SCRAP and recycling support Having participated in local recycling crisis discussions and reading about the local temporary solutions, I would like to add another perspective. Recycling in Summit County is more than just a "Badge of Honor," but a community responsibility that needs to continue […]

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Summit Daily letters: A big-league bravo to Morgan Liddick

February 15, 2017 — Just who taught us to behave this way? Conservatives and Trump supporters are complaining that the Democrats in Congress and throughout the nation just won't cooperate on any number of levels. These include cabinet appointments, confirming their nominees for Federal judgeships, passing legislation and just […]

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Summit Daily letters: With flow control comes rising costs for trash hauling

February 10, 2017 — The cost of flow control The flow control ordinance goes back to the Breckenridge Town Council on Tuesday. What most homeowners aren't realizing is that should this ordinance pass in town (or the county) their trash and recycling costs are going to have a dramatic […]

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Summit Daily letters: Abandoned dog poop is pollution

February 2, 2017 — Abandoned dog poop is pollution Many dedicated Summit County dog owners as well as visitors understand the value of outdoor exercise for their canines. A tired dog who is loved, well-fed, stimulated through training or play, socialized, and regularly exercised is typically a happy dog. […]

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