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Cathie Voorhees: Hate crime should be taken seriously

"Any signs of hate toward a group of people cannot be tolerated; especially here in Steamboat." — Cathie Voorhees

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Dog’s Eye View: The family that plays together stays together

I believe dog training or behavior modification requires total teamwork.

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Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman: Community on edge

"And we ask that Steamboat Spring High School make a concerted effort to show that intolerance and hatred have no place at their school, and that the purveyors of targeted harassment will have consequences for their actions." — Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman

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Cindy Ruzicka: Swastika quiz question is troubling

"Addressing this issue of swastikas at the high school is far from over. However, polling the community about the number of swastikas does little to enhance the conversation.

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Our view: Living with moose

"With the diversity and proliferation of wildlife in Northwest Colorado, it’s imperative that we learn to live compatibly with animals and nature." — Editorial Board

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Jim Boyne: Thank you Steamboat

"For all of you who actively participated in any or all of Winter Carnival’s events, thank you for allowing Winter Carnival to “Take You to the Mountains," capturing your hearts and minds as you put the exclamation point on Winter Carnival, a celebration of all that is good in Steamboat Springs, Colorado." — Jim Boyne

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Joyce Rankin: Failure is not an option

"For the first time since the Education Accountability Act was created, the State Board of Education may force districts and schools that have failed to improve for five consecutive years to take significant action to boost student learning." — Joyce Rankin

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John Spezia: Scolding unwarranted

"Did Trump's party ever give President Obama a chance?" — John Spezia

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Our view: Let that SnowStang run

In our view, an innovative program that has the potential to reduce traffic on I-70 during peak travel periods benefits not only the I-70 ski resorts dominated by Vail, but also makes it more palatable for Front Range skiers to set out for a long weekend in Steamboat via the interstate, Colorado Highway 9 and U.S. Highway 40

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Paula Salky: Swastika incident could have been handled differently

"It's not just a Jewish thing — it's an ignorance, bigoted, hate thing." — Paula Salky

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Brian Fitzgerald: Grooming Emerald for fat tire biking

"So, pony up, fat tire bikers and supporters, to keep the riding on Emerald available this winter." — Brian Fitzgerald

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Geoff and Janie Leaver: Thanks for the great emergency care

"In an era where consumers feel the need to be critical of many service providers, it is pleasing to report the service my wife received was exceptional." — Geoff and Janie Leaver

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Wasting food wastes everything

Did you know an average family throws 40 percent of its food away, wasting approximately $1,500 every year? What if you could buy only what you need at the grocery store, save money and have less food waste?

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Mariana Ishida: Congressmen need to host town hall meeting

"I write to the Steamboat Pilot & Today to request your support in urging Senator Gardner and Representative Tipton to hold a town hall event in Routt County." — Mariana Ishida

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Dylan Roberts: Stop hiding, Scott Tipton

"Congressman, hold a town hall. Facebook posts and press releases are not enough. Come listen to the concerns of your constituents and meet with us face to face." — Dylan Roberts