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rters Notebook

“Reporters Notebook” is a roundup of quotes, notes, bits and bites gleaned from meetings, events, press releases, e-mails or simply overheard on the street. Some of it is just for fun, and some of it is newsworthy tidbits that did not find a home in the other pages of the paper. Look for “Reporters Notebook” each Monday in the Summit Daily News.

News nuggets

– Leslie Hopp, a senior art student, recently completed a mural on the Academic Wall of Fame inside the entrance to Summit High School.

Quotes of note

“I’m still one who takes the table of elements and uses it as a screen-saver. But then, I do taxes for a hobby.”

– Jay Brunvand, school board treasurer.

“What are they doing up there?” – County commissioner Bill

Wallace, regarding a photo commissioner Tom Long was sharing that depicted two foxes procreating on top of a neighbor’s Tuff Shed.

“Then there was that thing at Keystone – what was it? Seven Ugly Fish?”

– Long, again, regarding the Widespread Panic concert that created parking, noise and sanitation problems.

“I have a plan. It involves dynamite and firearms.”

– Long, again, regarding a plan to keep Front Range residents from fleeing to the hills if they were told to evacuate in the event of an attack.

“I want skunks. No one appreciates skunks.”

– Long’s proposal for a sculpture in the center a roundabout at North Park Avenue and Highway 9 in Breckenridge.

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