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Letters to the Editor

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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Summit Daily letters: County flow control proposal raises questions

January 23, 2017 — County flow control proposal raises questions Summit County is filling the last dump that will ever likely be approved. The county should be doing everything possible to extend the life of the dump; not demanding more volume to fill it up. Chances are with today's […]

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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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