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Letter: Shooting proposal the tip of the iceberg? (1)

August 4, 2015 — 

To the Editor:In the Declaration of Independence (dated July 4,1776) there is a list of grievances which were the Justification to Declare Independence from England. Among these grievances is this …

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Letter: Newspaper power demonstrated (2)

August 4, 2015 — 

One hundred percent of the 33 visitors to the new Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum on Friday and Saturday, July 31 and Aug. 1, wrote in the guest log that …

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Letter: Who are we? (3)

August 4, 2015 — 

To the Editor:I’m sure some of you have read about or seen the videos of the Planned Parenthood managers talking about selling baby parts. Their callous attitude is truly sickening. …

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Grand Fire develops strategic plan as guide to the future (4)

August 4, 2015 — 

To the Editor:I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about an exciting project we have been working on here at Grand Fire Protection District over the last …

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Hamilton — Mass shootings: Time to end “gun-free” zones? (5)

July 30, 2015 — 

Every rational person deplores any kind of violence inflicted on the innocent by any means be it by: knife, machete, sword, axe, a blunt-force weapon, or by firearms. Moreover, it …

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De Vos: What happened to my bikini? (6)

July 30, 2015 — 

My wife hangs on to weird stuff and keeps it in odd places.Every once in a while I’ll look in a nook or cranny around the house and find things …

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Muftic: Economics front and center presidential debate (7)

July 29, 2015 — 

A mini-firestorm between Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush about job creation and part time workers got me digging into the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) site to find just …

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Letter: Hooray for Judge Mary Hoak (8)

July 23, 2015 — 

To the Editor:At least someone has common sense regarding the Brigid Irish case.Ms. Irish is accused of stealing in excess of a half million dollars as a public employee. Now …

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De Vos: Mata Hari executed tomorrow! (9)

July 23, 2015 — 

Hooking up online has never been easier. I’ll have my app get in touch with your app. But back before eHarmony.com, there were only newspapers. And that’s how shapely Marge …

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Muftic: Critics strike fast against Iran nuke deal (10)

July 22, 2015 — 

Nearly all of the GOP members in Congress and their presidential contenders came out swinging against the Iran nuclear arms control deal before they even read the text, having chosen …

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Hamilton — The Iran deal: The boa constrictor won (11)

July 22, 2015 — 

Those who have read all 159 pages of President Obama’s executive agreement with Iran should understand the agreement paves the way for Iran to become a nuclear power within 10 …

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Letter: In support of James Newberry (12)

July 21, 2015 — 

To the Editor:I am so saddened to read all this hateful rhetoric toward Commissioner Newberry. It seems to me there is lots of assuming guilt when I don’t believe there …

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DeVos: Confederate cross-dresser (13)

July 15, 2015 — 

In 1861, Fort Sumter was sitting like a Union duck in the South Carolina Confederacy. The fort’s Union commander, Major Robert Anderson, had just politely declined to surrender, shaking hands …

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Muftic: Remembering Srebrenica 20 years later (14)

July 15, 2015 — 

Imagine if every male — man and boy — in Grand County were assembled, hands tied behind their backs, marched to a killing field, and shot dead for one reason: …

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Hamilton — Marbury v. Madison: A ruling too far? (15)

July 15, 2015 — 

No matter how you feel about the recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS), something seems out of balance. In 1787, our nation’s Founders felt a Congress elected by …

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Munro: Grand County goes to the dogs (16)

July 15, 2015 — 

Grand County must be the locus of a quantum leap in canine evolution: Dogs here don’t make noise when they bark all day and night. They’re all friendly and non-threatening …

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Dailey: Fourth of July a sacred holiday for our veterans (17)

July 14, 2015 — 

On Saturday the Granby community and Grand County were very fortunate to have hosted one fantastic event, the Granby 4th of July parade.The endless hours of preparation for the event …

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Letter: Something fishy in Fraser (18)

July 14, 2015 — 

To the Editor:The Fraser ponds are for the use of all who live here and all who visit this beautiful area. Disposing of your dead fish does not mean throwing …

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Letter: ‘Tis better to quit with honor than stay in disgrace (19)

July 14, 2015 — 

To the Editor:For over a year, we citizens of Grand County have dealt with the incompetence, arrogance, and outright contempt of elected and appointed officials who — when confronted with …

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Letter: Fund set up to cover costs of dive team (20)

July 14, 2015 — 

To the Editor:Christopher Mullinex, age 31, an avid swimmer, boater and fisherman, died as a result of an accidental drowning on July 3 at Lake Granby. There were eye witnesses …

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