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Thursday, July 2,2015

LETTERS

We know older adults want to age in place; and there are benefits. Older adults remain in the community, in the familiarity of their own homes and, hopefully, near family and friends. Family is first to provide care (I did so with my mother) and doing so is often expensive.
Thursday, June 25,2015

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The upcoming EPA Clean Power Plan can help us achieve a healthier relationship with the environment by reducing the contribution of our electricity system to global warming. Such a plan falls in line with the Pope’s moral desire to protect the planet we all share and the people we share it with.
Thursday, June 18,2015

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Businesses in Eagle and Summit County support the bill because of the many benefits this protection will bring to their communities. These valuable lands are currently used for hunting, fishing, hiking, backpacking and horseback riding. The lands are threatened by extractive industries that want to mine or drill in these pristine areas.
Thursday, June 11,2015

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I’ve been following the issue for some time, and last week the federal government and the EPA finalized a rule that would mend the loopholes in the Clean Water Act and help protect the streams and wetlands that fall into the gray area of the current form of the Act.
Thursday, June 4,2015

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I grew up on an organic grain farm in Saskatchewan, and worked for five years as a USDA-contract organic inspector. But I left the organic movement when I realized it was all just a bureaucratic scam designed to propel a political agenda. Would you believe there’s no field testing in the organic sector? None.
Thursday, May 28,2015

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I am still wary of the non-profit community being screwed on this deal. What Latino groups have you reached out to? What churches have you reached out to for suggestions? What does the human relations commission have to say about this deal? I fully expect the working people of this town to be shut out of use of this facility.
Thursday, May 21,2015

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Put simply, TPP is a top-secret plan to hand enormous power to the world’s most powerful corporations. We know this because leaked texts show us what is in store for democracy, our future and the fate of the planet should TPP pass. If not for recent leaks of the TPP text, even Mr.
Thursday, May 14,2015

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The policy, as proposed by Citizens’ Climate Lobby, includes three parts: A gradually increasing carbon fee, imposed at the point of extraction or import of fossil fuels, provides a price signal to the economy, enabling businesses and consumers to adjust gradually and unleashes American ingenuity to devise better low-carbon technologies.
Thursday, May 7,2015

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Fast Track for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would be a disaster. It would transfer virtually all Congressional authority over the secret TPP to the president. Congress would be unable to offer amendments or ensure that the TPP benefits the American people.
Thursday, April 30,2015

LETTERS

issue, BW regrets that it made a mistake in the Pet Boarding category. The Divine Canine Pet Care Center at 2103 CO-42 in Louisville should have been listed in third place. In addition there was a tie for fifth place.
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