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• Length: 300 word limit

• Send to: editor@SummitDaily.com, click here or mail to 331 West Main St., Frisco, CO 80443

• Policy: All letters must include the author’s name, hometown, affiliation (if any) and phone number (for verification of authorship only). Letters must be authored by Summit County residents or address local issues to be considered. The decision to print any submission is at the discretion of the Summit Daily News editor. The following types of letters will not be printed: form letters, anonymous letters, letters containing long lists of names, or letters considered libelous, obscene or in bad taste. The Summit Daily reserves the right to edit all letters.











James Tuthill: Aspen bear was not killed humanely
James Tuthill: Aspen bear was not killed humanely

June 3, 2019

Aspen bear was not killed humanely The Summit Daily News reported June 1 that “Aspen bear that bit hiker is killed.” This killing was cruel. First, this wasn’t euthanasia as Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer Matt Yamashita...



Doug Trieste: Don’t bring back the Poop Fairy
Doug Trieste: Don’t bring back the Poop Fairy

June 3, 2019

Don’t bring back the Poop Fairy The Summit Daily News article “Breck urges responsible dog ownership with ‘Doody-Free Breck’ campaign,” published May 12 states, “the town will have a poop pickup event where volunteers can...


Letters: Abortion is not about a right to privacy
Letters: Abortion is not about a right to privacy

June 1, 2019

Abortion is not about a right to privacy Two enlightening assessments of abortion appeared Tuesday on the Summit Daily News’ Views page. Morgan Liddick provided illuminating statistics on abortion. It is important to know that,...





Letters| Advocating for wilderness: Please no chain saws
Letters| Advocating for wilderness: Please no chain saws

May 18, 2019

Advocating for wilderness: Please no chain saws The U.S. Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Regional forester, Brian Ferebee, recently approved the use of chain saws between June 1 and Aug. 17, 2019, to clear beetle-killed trees...


Summit Daily letters: ‘Enough is enough,’ or is it?
Summit Daily letters: ‘Enough is enough,’ or is it?

May 13, 2019

‘Enough is enough’ or is it? Editor’s note: A version of this letter, written after the Parkland shooting in Florida, was published in February 2018. It has been updated and resubmitted in response to the...


Summit Daily letters: Message to college graduates
Summit Daily letters: Message to college graduates

May 10, 2019

Message to college graduates Congratulations, college graduate! What an exciting moment in time as you experience the independence you’ve been chasing since high school. So much awaits you at 20-something as you start this next...