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Summit Daily letters: In the face of uncertainty, our curiosity is a gift from God

September 15, 2017 — Our scientific curiosity is a gift from God I just finished an article which was a commentary on the weather prognosticators' inability to predict the precise pathway of Hurricane Irma. I myself have had similar reactions to the limitations of this science. But, whereas the […]

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Summit Daily letters: Hot takes on hurricanes Harvey and Irma

September 14, 2017 — Hot takes on the hurricanes I suspect this column will offend many. That's not my intention; but defense of the truth demands a response. Quite predictably, Harvey and Irma have brought out irrational responses all around. Background: Humans by nature jump to conclusions about situations […]

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Summit Daily letters: Guaranteed income not a bold idea

September 11, 2017 — Guaranteed income not a bold idea Your Sept. 6 syndicated article "Fear of robots taking jobs spurs a bold idea: guaranteed income" compelled a response. This "bold idea" entails yet another tax on Hawaii's already heavily taxed tourist industry to fund another government entitlement. Bold? […]

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Summit Daily letters: Breckenridge’s renewable energy debate sparks up

August 30, 2017 — Clearing up misconceptions on clean energey push This letter is in response to the one written by Getchen and Robert Dudney that appeared in the Aug. 29 Summit Daily News. That letter is an example of misconceptions that are forming among some Breckenridge citizens who […]

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Letters to the editor: It’s not cheap being green

August 29, 2017 — It is great that the Breckenridge Town Council backed away from a plan to force the entire town — private citizens and businesses included — to switch fully to renewable electricity energy sources by 2035. It was dismaying, however, to hear that the council remains […]

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Summit Daily letters: CDOT can find savings in existing budget

August 24, 2017 — CDOT can find savings in existing budget Colorado's traffic situation has reached crisis levels. Over the course of the four months since I declared my candidacy for governor, I've crisscrossed our state; no matter where I go, traffic is at the forefront of everyone's minds. […]

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Summit Daily letters: Council on course to restore Dillon to its glory days

August 23, 2017 — Thoughts on Dillon's approval of a controversial condo project Some homeowners complained that the development would "wreck the small town feel" and "decrease their property values." In my opinion, Dillon has lost its small town feel and has declined over the years into an isolated […]

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Summit Daily letters: Curtail Frisco’s off-the-leash dog problem

August 22, 2017 — Not so dog friendly? I am very disappointed that the town I once knew as a very friendly dog town, has become one that I am afraid to walk my dogs through. I have owned a place in Frisco for 14 years and one of […]

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Letters to the editor: What Republicans stand for

August 21, 2017 — What Republicans stand for In light of the recent media inflamed domestic terrorism and those efforts to highlight cultural divisions resulting from identity politics, we felt it was important for our community to hear directly from the horse's (or in this case the elephant's) mouth […]

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Liddick: Media outrage machine short-circuits on Trump (column)

August 21, 2017 — Remember a couple Tuesdays ago when President Trump was going to destroy the world with his crazy schoolyard taunts and his idiotic disregard for the advice of the brilliant guys whose history of dealing with North Korea's spoiled-brat leaders over the past 30 years or […]

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Summit Daily letters: Its time for a Hoosier Pass bike path connecting Alma, Breckenridge

August 19, 2017 — It's time for a Hoosier Pass bike path As a 24-year resident of Park and Summit counties I have commuted Highway 9 over Hoosier Pass to Breckenridge for work countless times. Most days the drive is sweet. Sometimes "the Speedway" gets crowded and can even […]

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Letters to the editor: Republicans signed a pact with the devil

August 16, 2017 — The face of evil Republicans (including our own Senator Gardner) signed a pact with the devil when they chose Donald Trump as their candidate for president. It remains to be seen when they will finally decide to stop enabling this sorry excuse for a human […]

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Summit Daily letters: We need housing, but Dillon project isn’t the answer

August 14, 2017 — Opposition to the high-rise La Bonte condos The 600 plus people who signed petition sheets at the Dillon Farmers Market last Friday, Aug. 10, oppose the two, 58-foot-tall condo buildings that Dillon Ridge Investments, LLC, proposes to build on both south corners of Main and […]

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Letters: Thank you to all who helped with Peak 2 fire

August 12, 2017 — Thank you to all who helped with Peak 2 fire We are writing to express our deep appreciation to the many organizations and individuals who contributed to the successful response to the Peak 2 fire, which ignited last month just a few miles from our […]

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Summit Daily letters: Summit graduate reflects on an excellent education

August 11, 2017 — A product of Summit County schools As an educator, I have spent many hours for class assignments and professional pursuits delving into school websites, missions, course-offerings, demographic and performance data, and whatever else I can get my hands on. Most recently, I examined my own […]

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Summit Daily letters: Visitor won’t return to Breckenridge over pricey parking

August 10, 2017 — Good-bye Breck. Hello Vail. We have enjoyed staying a month of our summer in Breckenridge the last few years. However, last Saturday ruined the Breck experience for us. We headed to town for some shopping and a late lunch only to find a parking nightmare. […]

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Summit Daily letters: Dillon’s Gore Range views now under threat, says rabbi

August 8, 2017 — Dillon's vistas under threat The center of the town of Dillon is as tranquil and serene as one could ever wish it to be. One could say that it is dull, run down, unimaginative, and, compared to its sister towns, boring. But note, the town […]

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Summit Daily letters: Blue River ticket spoils Summit County vacation

August 7, 2017 — An unwelcome ticket for a Summit County visitor Does Summit County really want me to visit? That is what I was asking myself after our seven-day visit last week. We rented a house in Blue River, bought souvenirs, visited Epic Discovery, rented ATVs, ate at […]

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Letter: Ambulance service issues deserve collective solution

August 4, 2017 — We continue to view with concern Summit County's steps to restrict Red, White & Blue Fire District's ability to provide ambulance transport services to meet the needs of our district and surrounding areas. It has long been our district policy and actual practice to provide […]

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Summit Daily letter: Giving The Summit Foundation the credit it deserves

August 1, 2017 — In these uncertain times, many of us have chosen to focus on local issues that we feel we can influence. The issues of the high cost of health care, housing, childcare and protecting our Summit County way of life have never been more important than […]

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