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Betsy Ludlow: Shoddy treatment by the Ski Corp.

"A well-liked professional volunteer gets sacked on the basis of one absurd and erroneous letter, and the appeals of local residents, including two witnesses, are ignored?" — Betsy Ludlow

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Katherine Cain: March did not represent all women

"While this march drew many participants, the views expressed do not represent all women." — Katherine Cain 

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Our view: They're back

"We think it’s a great project to showcase Steamboat’s love for snow and it’s passion for the arts." — Editorial Board

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Skylar Leeson: My voice was heard

Skylar Leeson, Steamboat Springs High School student and intern at Steamboat Pilot & Today, writes a column about her experience at the Women's March on Washington.

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Katelyn Ibarra: Why I love 4-H

"4-H to me isn't just a club or a community, it's a family." — Katelyn Ibarra

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Sandy Conlon: Ode to scoria

"So bring on the trucks with chutes that scatter For driving in winter is no laughing matter." — Sandy Conlon

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Linda May Morrison: Keep showing up

"Thank you, again, Steamboat, for your energy, engagement and support. And remember, 'the world is run by those who show up.'" — Linda May Morrison

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A push in the right direction

If city and county elected officials needed a push to take a fresh look at the area’s growing housing problem, County Commissioner Cari Hermacinski delivered that push — or maybe it was more of a shove — during a Jan. 17 meeting of the Routt County Board of Commissioners.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Barns deserve credits

Barns have long captured the imagination of the American public. They are prominent icons on the landscape and reminders of the nation's agrarian roots and hardy pioneers.

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Joyce Rankin: Betsy DeVos deserves a fair chance

"Coloradans, like all Americans, deserve better from their national representatives. And Betsy DeVos deserves a fair and timely confirmation hearing." — Joyce Rankin

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Erin Biggs: Sessions' appointment disturbing

"I respectfully call on Senators Gardner and Bennet to issue a strong public statement condemning the appointment of Jeff Sessions to the position of Attorney General and to demand a more appropriate appointment." — Erin Biggs

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Our view: The road twice plowed

"We’d like to see the county study traffic volumes on its roads and find a way to plow the busier roads at least twice on heavy snow days." — Editorial Board

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Fixing health care requires repeal of Obamacare

Two weeks into 2017, it is clearer than ever that fixing our nation’s health care system will require a full repeal of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

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Protect Colorado’s health care access, coverage gains

"The policies our new elected officials may enact promise to affect both health care access and coverage — factors that research shows can dictate not just how we live, but how long and well we live." — Dr. Ned Calonge, Karen McNeil-Miller and Dr. Chris Wiant

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Jenette Settle: ACA repeal would cost jobs

"One very important aspect of the ACA is the number of jobs it has created." — Jenette Settle