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Summit Daily letters: Local support for Jared Polis

May 21, 2018 — From Denver to Durango, it's clear to see that public lands are at the core of what makes Colorado a great state to run a small business or raise a family. Without them, Colorado's rural communities and businesses will get hit the hardest. We can't

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Letters to the Editor: Affordable housing versus parking

May 10, 2018 — Affordable housing versus parking The comments I am making are based on the information I have so far and I assume it's accurate, if not let me know. We know parking is a major issue in the town of Breckenridge and nobody is happy about

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Summit Daily letters: Trash problem piles up for short-term rentals in Blue River (column)

May 8, 2018 — Trash problem piles up for short-term rentals This is an open letter to the town of Blue River and the Summit County Planning Department. One aspect of short-term rentals that concerns me is the trash problem. Two weeks ago a bear pulled the door off

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Summit Daily letters: Summit County commissioner supports Polis for governor

April 26, 2018 — Vote Polis for governor Here in Summit County, we've been fortunate to have a representative in Congress like Jared Polis, who cares deeply about our community and has been a tireless advocate for our needs. I was very excited last year when Jared announced his

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Lawrence G. Keane: Article wrongly blames ammo, hunters as eagles’ biggest threats

April 24, 2018 — The Steamboat Pilot & Today's article "Flourishing or floundering?" about eagle recovery and the use of traditional ammunition would have readers believing that hunting is the single biggest threat to eagle recovery. The truth is hunters have been on the leading edge of bringing eagles

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Letter to the Editor: SDN not-so fair and balanced

April 21, 2018 — SDN not-so fair and balanced On Thursday the views of three of the SDN editors on the importance of journalism in Summit County was flanked by a cartoon inferring journalism is the answer, "without light, there is only darkness." I appreciate the passion and enthusiasm

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Stories from inside the newsroom

April 20, 2018 — Community at the heart of the story When I chose to attend Syracuse University a decade ago, I was unsure if I wanted to become a sports writer or broadcaster on campus, or if I wanted to student manage with the basketball team. But, at

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Summit Daily Letters: Ditch meat to celebrate Earth Day

April 19, 2018 — Eat plants, save the world April 22 marks the 50th observance of Earth Day. Each of us can celebrate by reducing our driving, use of electric energy and consumption of animals. That's right! Last Fall Oxford University's prestigious Food Climate Research Network and Germany's Heinrich

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Summit Daily letters: Let’s celebrate Earth Day at our supermarket

April 17, 2018 — Let's celebrate Earth Day the right way April 22 marks the 50th observance of Earth Day. Each of us can celebrate by reducing our driving, use of electric energy, and consumption of animals. That's right! Last fall Oxford University's prestigious Food Climate Research Network and

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Summit Daily Letters: Time to play nice with Vail Resorts

April 13, 2018 — Time to play nice with Vail Resorts A "spat" with Vail Resorts? Time for town council to go, before they destroy the "relationship" with Vail Resorts. Town council can't win this fight. If I were the CEO of Vail Resorts, Breck Ski Resort would be

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Summit Daily letters: Tax day is coming

April 12, 2018 — April 17 is tax day Last year Congress passed sweeping tax reform, with a price tag of $1.5 trillion. Whom does this tax "reform" benefit? It has been estimated that 83 percent of it benefits the large corporations and wealthy Americans (millionaires and billionaires). One,

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Summit Daily letters: Are e-bikes suitable for Summit County?

April 10, 2018 — E-bikes in Summit County I have been an e-bike owner in Summit County for several years. I thoroughly support them as a method of getting more people on bikes. Last November, I rented e-bikes in Germany for a week-long trip on the Vennbahnweg, a bike

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Summit Daily letters: County (steals property rights) limits short term rentals

April 6, 2018 — Summit County (steals property rights) limits short term rentals The county is just plainly lying to us. There is no point in being PC-disingenuous by saying they are factually flawed — they are lying. They want a law that is needless, that will in fact

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Letter to the Editor: Too high of a cost for affordable housing

April 2, 2018 — Affordable housing? Yes. Frisco 2B? No. I have voted no on Frisco's ballot issue 2B. And I really believe in all the affordable housing we can get! I feel as if this issue was sprung on us with not enough education. We have seen no

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Summit Daily letters: Viewpoints on upcoming Frisco ballot initiative

March 29, 2018 — Check your sources on 2B This election we have a choice to embrace a challenge or to flee from it. Question 2B on the Frisco ballot exemplifies this challenge. The existing building and pocket park at Third and Granite are under-utilized and heavily subsidized versus

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Summit Daily letters: Voices of opinion on measure 2B

March 26, 2018 — Save the Frisco Community Center — vote no on 2B Ballot Question 2B asks the voters of Frisco for permission to tear down the Community Center at 110 S Third Ave and sell the land for the purpose of building condominiums. The project includes but

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Summit Daily letters: Full-throated support for workforce housing and Frisco’s 2B ballot item

March 23, 2018 — Say yes to more workforce housing — vote yes on Frisco's 2B ballot item I am a full-time resident and business owner in Frisco. The Frisco Lodge has been in my family since 1961. I believe that small businesses are an integral part of Frisco

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Summit Daily letters: The pitfalls of an Olympic pipedream in Colorado

March 22, 2018 — The pitfalls of an Olympic pipedream Antonio Olivero's March 22 article on the Summit Daily's public forum on the possibility of a Colorado-hosted Olympics provided a good outline of the financial pros/cons for the 2030 Olympics in Denver/Summit/Eagle, but several important comments voiced at the

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Letters to the editor: Vote yes on Frisco’s 2B

March 19, 2018 — Vote YES on 2B I have lived in Frisco for most of my adult life live in Frisco, Colorado and was asked to serve as the Chairman of the Frisco Housing Task Force. I am writing today in order to strongly advocate voter approval of

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Summit Daily letters: Salute our students for taking action on gun control

March 16, 2018 — Salute our students for taking action on gun control Yay Summit students for honoring and taking part in the nationwide protest for more gun control! I'm so impressed with the courage you (and almost every other student in the country) has shown standing up to

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