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Jennifer Schubert-Akin: Bill would reaffirm students’ First Amendment rights

Colorado's free speech bill reaffirms the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment freedom of speech and freedom of assembly protections for students at Colorado’s public universities.

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Our view: Let's not make a deal

"Judge Hill’s ruling should send a strong message that any attempts by the district attorney to keep information from the public and the press will not be allowed." — Editorial Board

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Brodie Farquhar: GOP House fails

"Seven-and-a-half years to build party consensus for a replacement policy, and the House GOP came up with a horrible bill that would cause 24 million citizens to lose health insurance, increase costs for seniors, cut benefits and give the rich a huge tax cut." — Brodie Farquhar

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Hayden Library staff: Thanks for supporting book fair

"It was refreshing to see families come in to buy books and pass the love of reading on to their loved ones." — Hayden Library staff

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Rick Abell: McCormish's words ring true

"One reason I started spending the winters here 20 years ago was the fact that Steamboat Springs is a town that has a ski mountain, not a ski resort that has some housing._ — Rick Abell

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Nancie McCormish: Rope or noose?

"Phasing out rodeo and rider access to preferred “valet” parking for town workers or visitors discredits both our past and present traditions." — Nancie McCormish

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Sean Deming: How we weave

"Always offering a warm welcome to the customer who comes down the checkout lane, Sue is the person who has the courage to go out into the world, prove she’s the best and come home like the experience was just another great day, although maybe a bit more special than others." — Sean Derning

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Our view: Living up to our promise to vets

"Northwest Colorado should be proud of Steamboat Springs area rancher Jim Stanko for his role in lobbying Congress to extend funding for the Veterans Administration’s Choice Program." — Editorial Board

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Letter to the editor: Community embraces Choose When

"A sincere and heartfelt thank you to all of you who came on March 15 to attend the first Focus on Women event and hear about the Choose When project." — Choose When Committee

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Ken Collins: Democracy headed for CPR

"Before our eyes, we are watching a democracy/republic dissolve." — Ken Collins

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Ed Miklus: Grey ides of November

"Our corporate neighbor up on the mountain 'stuck it' to grandma and grandpa with a 37 percent two-year price increase." — Ed Miklus

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Steve, Elissa and Travis Kavovit: Shame on this newspaper

"It has been close to two months since this newspaper wantonly published an article on the front pages, which essentially put a bullet in the head of our beloved son Chaz Kavovit." — Steve, Elissa and Travis Kavovit

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Lisa Brown: Hospice daffodils a huge success

"Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser." — Lisa Brown

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Lauren Dobell: It's time for a lift tax

"The Steamboat Ski Corp. has gotten a 'free ride' for 50 years, and it is now time for them to proudly support a tax on their lift tickets." — Lauren Dobell 

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Judy Duncan: I'll still be buying a pass

"I just hope the increase for my pass goes to enhancements to lifts, more on mountain food accessibility and facilities and not the roller coaster." — Judy Duncan

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