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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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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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