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Lee Cox: Sprinklers seem excessive

So, we have just broken the record for rainfall in May. May I ask why people’s sprinkler systems are still turned on?

Our view: Shared facility merits consideration

The police station committee's recommendation of a shared police facility merits discussion and consideration.

Bill Hayden: Entertainment of year

The entertainment of the year was enjoyed by all on May 21 in Hayden. It was provided by the elementary students of Hayden School District and included acrobatics, singing, dancing, magic acts, skateboard demonstrations and a special duet with daughter and dad.

Our view: The public deserves to know

Last week, in an article reporting on the status of an ongoing investigation into allegations of misconduct by Steamboat Springs Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle, a city spokesman confirmed there may not be a final report released at the end of the investigation, which we find extremely troubling.

Fielding: Another name proposed

In response to Ken Collins’ support of gay marriage, I offer the following observations.

Weintraub: Find the care you need

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) empowers people to make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health by providing high quality health care, comprehensive sex education and strategic advocacy.

Stehle: Thank you, YVMC staff

I would like to say thank you to the staff at Yampa Valley Medical Center for the care they gave me before, during and after my surgery — the doctors, nurses, physical therapist, occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, the diabetes educator and the nurse navigator for the joint replacement.

Our view: Free enterprise — up in smoke

Steamboat Springs City councilwoman Sonja Macys was correct this week to call on her fellow council members to revisit the question of how many retail marijuana outlets in Steamboat are appropriate from a free market standpoint.

Paul Stettner: Care to share the letter?

This is an open letter to Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardener and Rep. Scott Tipton.

Vanda Nohinek: Keep Triple Crown out

I agree with the recent letters about Triple Crown Sports.

Ken Collins: No harm, no foul

The third leg of our government consists of four men who obviously loved the 1950s, four others who seem to realize we’re in the 21st century and one guy who sits on the fence falling either direction at times.

Arty Smith: Cabaret 2015 thrilling

Being in Cabaret has been my dream for six years.

Soda Creek Elementary students: Help keep bears wild

This year Ms. Kalmes’ fourth-grade class and Ms. Sattlers’ first-grade class at Soda Creek Elementary have worked together on a Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots community mapping project to help educate students and the community about keeping bears wild and people safe by being responsible about people’s trash.

Our view: New attractions, new revenue

Long before Steamboat Ski Area attracted visitors to the slopes of Mount Werner with promises of Champagne powder, there was Howelsen Hill.

Mary Ellen Denomy: Trustees appreciated

After so many years of service, I would like to tout the outstanding work of three of the trustees of Colorado Mountain College: Ken Brenner, Dr. Robert (Bob) Taylor and Kathy Goudy.