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Summit Daily letters: A low blow from Vail Resorts

January 17, 2017 — A low blow from Vail Resorts Really Vail Resorts? As a loyal Vail Resorts season pass holder and Breckenridge homeowner, I experience the impact firsthand of swelling skier numbers, especially pronounced on holiday weekends with epic snowfall, this isn’t my first rodeo and it’s a […]

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Summit Daily letters: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 13, 2017 — Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the most influential voice in the struggle to end racial segregation and discrimination in America during the 1950s and 1960s. A national holiday honors him on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. […]

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Summit Daily letters: Colorado ski laws favor reckless snow-thugs

January 10, 2017 — Ski laws favor reckless snow-thugs I read, with interest, the letters from Rabbi Schwartzman and John Palsedge in the Summit Daily News recently. This is the 5th year for us late 60s ski visitors and we love the entire area and its people… except for […]

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Summit Daily letters: Fat bike feuds and continued carnage on the ski slopes

January 8, 2017 — Will the carnage continue? On the second day of Ski Safety Month, a boarderbrat attacked a ski instructor on a marked slow zone at Keystone and then left the scene, in violation of the Colorado Ski Safety Act. The victim was seriously injured. The resorts […]

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Summit Daily letter: Keep skiing safe on our slopes; marching orders

January 8, 2017 — Keep Summit skiing safe On Jan. 4, I read in the Summit Daily News about an instructor at Keystone who was hit by a jumping male snowboarder at the base of the Haywood run. He caused her multiple fractures. He then fled the scene. To […]

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Summit Daily letters: Breckenridge’s new $52 million ‘tink & drink’ water plant

December 22, 2016 — Breckenridge’s new $52 million ‘tink & drink’ water plant Citizens please pay attention! For the past few years, Breckenridge Town Council has been planning to build a new, $52 million dollar water plant on the McCain property next to Highway 9 at the roundabout going […]

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Summit Daily letters: Recycling a right

December 17, 2016 — Recycling as a right Recycling should not be a luxury but a right. I have always believed it is our government’s responsibility to manage solid waste. Trash is solid waste. Carol Rockne said many true things, like it is the right thing to do. However […]

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Summit Daily letters: Tread lightly on Frisco’s historical legacy

December 9, 2016 — Tread lightly on Frisco’s historical legacy Please consider all the ramifications to removing the Staley House as a highly visible landmark in Frisco. People repeatedly visiting here love its small town ambiance and the history visible on Main Street. Pecking away at it piecemeal like […]

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Summit Daily letters: Breckenridge parking, recycling fixes and altitude adjustments

December 7, 2016 — A Breckenridge parking proposal Since the Breckenridge Town council has thrown open the parking situation discussion to the entire state of Colorado through the back and forth with the Denver Post, I’d like to insert my 2 cents’ worth. A parking structure on F Lot […]

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Summit Daily letters: Frisco Town Council rushes to build superblock on Main Street

December 5, 2016 — Frisco Town Council rushes to build superblock on Main Street We believe you should be made aware of the current negotiations between Frisco Town Council and Kelly Foote regarding the future sale and development of the Staley House property at 518 Main Street in Frisco. […]

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Summit Daily letters: Readers reject Morgan Liddick’s appraisal of Castro

December 4, 2016 — Readers reject Liddick’s appraisal of Castro Re: Morgan Liddick’s Nov. 29 column, “Castro and the bloody failure of Communism” Mr. Liddick, did you paste together your column from a pile of State Dept. memos that has passed your desk during your tenure as a U.S. […]

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Summit Daily letters: Recycling take-aways and Frisco history on the move

December 2, 2016 — Take-aways from recycling forum It was great to see the turnout for Friday’s community conversation about recycling orchestrated by the Summit Daily News and featuring representatives from the county, trash haulers and the High Country Conservation Center. It was quite clear that this community wants […]

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Summit Daily letters: Telling the full story of the recycling issue

November 30, 2016 — Remember that Timberline is a business After reading the articles on Summit County’s recycling issues and seeing how one-sided the issue has been presented, I believe it necessary to offer another opinion to the story. Timberline does a wonderful job helping keep our community clean […]

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Summit Daily letters: School district thanks voters and recycling gets real

November 30, 2016 — School district thanks voters On behalf of the Summit School District Board of Education, Superintendent’s office, district and school leaders, teachers, staff and especially students, we would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to the Summit County community for their strong support of our […]

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Summit Daily letters: A step back for Summit County recycling

November 28, 2016 — A step back for Summit County recycling I am greatly disheartened by the recent news that Summit County may be closing our recycling centers in Breckenridge and Frisco. This is due in part to hauling company Timberline Disposal’s decision to transport waste to landfills in […]

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November 27, 2016 — Interstate 70 express lane explained I’m writing in response to Vince Emmer’s recent column on the I-70 Express Lane between Empire and Idaho Springs. I thought I owed it to Mr. Emmer and the public to respond. I represent the I-70 mountain corridor on the […]

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Summit Daily letters: Summit County moms reach out to a community of kids

November 23, 2016 — Summit mobilizes around mental health Re: The article on The Survivor Day Event this past Saturday Nov. 19. As a nurse and former EMT working in Summit County for the past 20 years, I have had the unfortunate opportunity to respond to many calls involving […]

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Summit Daily letters: Breckenridge traffic snarls caused by pedestrians

November 21, 2016 — Breckenridge traffic snarls caused by pedestrians This is my first-ever note to the editor — oddly, it’s about traffic in Breckenridge. Because I live south of Breck and often work north of town, I consider myself an expert on how best to avoid traffic — […]

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Summit Daily letters: What’s next for the economy in Trump’s America?

November 20, 2016 — Trump beats all The confetti has been swept from the floors. The released balloons have long since drifted away. The placards are down and the speeches are finished. Now the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election has begun. The thugs are rioting in the streets […]

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Summit Daily letters: Readers react to Summit County recycling cuts

November 19, 2016 — I am deeply concerned by hearing the recent news about the possible loss of our recycling options here in Summit County. Instead of progressing forward with greener initiatives, instead of working towards more recycling options, we may soon be forced to move backwards and start […]

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