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Brodie Farquhar: Seeking to make positive difference for Hayden

An op-ed submitted by Brodie Farquhar, candidate for Hayden Town Council.

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Ashley McMurray: Championing 'smart growth' for Hayden

An op-ed submitted by Ashley McMurray, candidate for Hayden Town Council.

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Katherine George: Vote for full-day kindergarten

"As a parent of two primary school children who attended full-day kindergarten in Steamboat Springs and paid for it, I am voting “yes” on Referendum 3C." — Katherine George

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David Ihde: Government should stay out of health care

"The reasons for double-digit premium increases are the result of Obamacare, not shareholder dividends and CEO pay." — David Ihde

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Daniel H. Smilkstein: Medical center provides essential service to South Routt

"The additional revenue generated by the increased mill levy will essentially bring us back to parity and help cover operating and capital expenses." — Daniel H. Smilkstein 

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Ben Beall: What's the future of our public lands?

"There is one question that I don’t think has gotten enough exposure in this election and it is important for the future of Routt County. What is the future of our public lands?" — Ben Beall

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Al Rosenthal: Vote 'no' letter was false

"The letter “Vote ‘no’ on Amendment 69," which ran in the Oct. 24 issue of Steamboat Today, is a letter of fear and speculation disguised as certainty." — Al Rosenthal

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Jay Gallagher: Where we grow is as important as how we grow

"Healthy rivers and streams provide high-quality municipal water supplies and support fishing and whitewater sports that are of growing importance to the economies of Colorado’s smaller communities." — Jay Gallagher

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Our view: Amendment 69 — Too big, too risky

"The aim of Amendment 69 is a laudable goal but it’s how this huge statewide system would be executed that concerns us." — Editorial Board

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Jim Sunderland: Better health care for all

"Colorado Care is focused on helping contain increasing medical care costs through prevention programs and removing financial obstacles to primary care and early treatment." — Jim Sunderland

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Tammie Mader: Vote 'yes' on Referendum 3D

"As a community, we owe it to our children to be transported to and from school, athletic events and field trips in the absolute safest vehicles." — Tammie Mader

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Kathy Dietrich: Vote 'no' on Amendment 69

"So, we will get to pay high taxes, not keep our doctor and will lose jobs." — Kathy Dietrich

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Our view: Take Colorado off sidelines

Colorado voters witnessed a confusing and tumultuous political process in spring 2016 that saw controversy spring up around both the Democratic and Republican state caucus procedures used to assign national convention delegates to presidential candidates. In the wake of that disputed process, we think it’s time for Colorado voters to get off the sidelines and approve Proposition 107, which would amend state statues to establish a presidential primary to be held in March of each presidential election year.

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YVMC: Hospital opposes Amendment 69

"ColoradoCare would threaten the sustainability of Colorado hospitals." YVMC board and executive team

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Jim Clark: Accentuating the positive

Watching television or opening the mailbox these days is becoming downright painful. Getting tired of “he said this” or “she did that”? Me, too. So I’m taking a positive note this month.