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Letters to the editor: Residents sound off on executive director’s resignation from theater

July 20, 2018 — Resist the madness Seriously. The Breck Backstage Theatre executive director should resign only after Mr. Trump does. The few folks in Summit who can't take a political joke are as thin-skinned as POTUS, and they are the party-before-country types anyway. We now live in a

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Letters to the editor: No ordinary day on the bike trail

July 19, 2018 — No ordinary day It started out as an ordinary bicycle ride on the rec path in Frisco just enjoying Lake Dillon, the wildflowers and just the extraordinary day in beautiful Colorado. I rode my usual route, one I've ridden multiple times, and suddenly upon my

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Summit Daily letters: Recpath paved with bad intentions

July 17, 2018 — The rudeness by some bicyclists on the bike/walker path paralleling Lake Dillon is at its lowest. In the old days riders would let walkers know they are on the right or left and how many were riding together. Etiquette gone. Riders talk trash as they

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Summit Daily letters: Tiger Rd. an accident waiting to happen (column)

July 9, 2018 — Tiger Rd. is an accident waiting to happen On May 3, 2016, the Board of County Commissioners approved an application for a gravel crusher on the Williams Placer, a 136 acre parcel of land in the Swan River Valley. The approval was based on recommendations

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Summit Daily letters: Odious Ophir clear-cutting plan rises again

July 6, 2018 — Odious Ophir clear-cutting plan rises again As reported by the Summit Daily on Tuesday, the Forest Service and a private contractor are taking advantage of recent and current fires to proceed with the ill-conceived and unpopular Ophir Mountain clear-cutting project, expecting opposition to be reduced.

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Summit Daily letters: ‘Love the alien as yourself’

June 29, 2018 — 'Love the alien as yourself' This is an open letter to President Trump, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. "The alien who

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Summit Daily letters: Frisco Town Council should deny Whole Foods application to sell beer

June 28, 2018 — Frisco Town Council should deny Whole Foods application to sell beer As a local business owner and Summit County liquor license-holder, I urge the Frisco Town Council to deny Whole Foods' application to sell 3.2 percent beer in its Frisco location. To be clear, I

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Letter to the Editor: Why I ran

June 27, 2018 — Last month I met a voter named Jeff who said to me, "Good for you for running, but why would you want to be a politician?" My gut reaction was to answer, "We need people who DON'T want to be politicians to run for office,

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Summit Daily letters: Vail Resorts supports Xcel Energy’s Colorado plan

June 22, 2018 — Vail Resorts supports Xcel Energy's Colorado plan At Vail Resorts, the environment is our business. We strive to provide experiences of a lifetime to our guests in some of Colorado's most iconic locations, and we recognize our great responsibility to care for and protect these

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Summit Daily letters: DA Bruce Brown endorses Weiser for AG; Scholl gains support for county treasurer

June 19, 2018 — DA Brown endorses Phil Weiser for AG As District Attorney, I prosecute crimes on behalf of the public every day. However, a District Attorney wears many hats. Among the many 'extracurricular' responsibilities are, working with legislators to craft new laws and run programs that serve

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Summit Daily letters: Summit County Rescue Group thanks NRO for its support

June 18, 2018 — Rescue Group thanks NRO for its support On behalf of the Summit County Rescue Group, I would like to express our appreciation for the wonderful concert presented by the National Repertory Orchestra on Wednesday, June 13. The concert was a benefit for First Responders from

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Summit Daily letters: Resist the normalization of suicide, says Mind Springs CEO

June 14, 2018 — Resisting the normalization of suicide as 'a thing' This week new information was released about the steady increase in suicide across our country. Suicides have increased significantly and I know we all are concerned. There are many great suicide awareness campaigns and prevention methods currently

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Summit Daily letters: Jared Polis stands out on health care issue

June 13, 2018 — Jared Polis stands out on health care issue Colorado is facing a health care crisis. Especially in rural communities, the cost of health care is forcing people to choose between their medication and their mortgage. That's not a decision any Coloradan should have to make.

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Summit Daily letters: Support Phil Weiser for Colorado Attorney General in the Democratic Primary

June 11, 2018 — Support Phil Weiser for Colorado Attorney General in the Democratic Primary For those of you voting in the Democratic Primary this month, I urge you to support Phil Weiser for Colorado Attorney General. I have heard him speak, and I am very impressed with his

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Summit Daily letters: Breckenridge town density not an asset

June 7, 2018 — Sweethearts of the bike rodeo Wow — school is out and summer break is in full swing! Children are out playing and riding their bicycles. Bicycles offer fun, freedom and exercise. We encourage kids and families to ride their bikes as much as possible. There

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Summit Daily letters: Outdoor adventure requires a sense of safety

June 4, 2018 — Outdoor adventure requires a sense of safety I was saddened by the article about the death of the acclaimed mountain climber, Charlotte Fox, and especially surprised that it was likely the result from falling on her stairs inside her own home. In the same issue,

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Summit Daily letters: Hooray for the recpath

May 28, 2018 — Hooray for the recpath! Just rode around the lake for the first time this season. A huge kudos to CDOT, Summit County, the Forest Service and, I'm sure, other entities for doing such a wonderful job of designing and building the new section of the

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Summit Daily letters: State rep candidate touts the benefits of CBD oil

May 24, 2018 — Touting the benefits of CBD oil Re: "Marijuana growers shift focus as CBD oil explodes" (Associated Press, published in Summit Daily News on May 16) I am an advocate of hemp and CBD oil. Two year ago I had a very painful life-threatening stage 4

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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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