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Ty Lockhart: Heritage Christian School site purchase is a win-win

Education has always been a good, strong priority for our community. And the community historically has funded education in an unprecedented way while being prudent.

Lisa Brown: Hospice daffodils a hit

Thank you so much for your participation and support of our annual daffodil fundraiser for Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s hospice and palliative care program. More than 50 volunteers logged a total of 212 hours for this event. We had more than 200 local businesses participate in our presales and had six local retailer partners provide space for us on our sale day.

Our view: Nothing’s ever easy

Creating a citizens committee to legitimize the process of choosing a site for a new police station has always been a necessary first step.

Green teams: Turn out the lights!

Steamboat Springs is well known for its celebratory light displays. Our Fourth of July fireworks event, as well as the Winter Carnival Night Show, light up the evening sky.

Letter to the editor: Former City Council members address current council about police department allegations

These allegations leveled against Chief of Police Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob Delvalle are extremely serious, and they need to be taken very seriously. Any process that fails to examine fully the falsehood or truth of these allegations would be inconsistent with the values of our community and could threaten the safety of our citizens.

Our view: Iron Horse pulling its weight?

We are as intrigued as anyone to learn what responses the city of Steamboat Springs might receive from its request for proposals regarding the future of the Iron Horse Inn property.

Jack Horner: Simple beer kind of guy

Ya know, I’ve enjoyed many macro brews in my lifetime.

Arin M. Daigneau: Healthier eating

March is National Nutrition Month, and we would like to highlight an important program improving nutrition and health of low income mothers and children in our communities.

Lana and Tom Geselbracht: A word of thanks

From Feb. 22 to 28, Steamboat Springs hosted the Sunshine Kids 2015 Winter Games.

Eric S. Morris: Way of the village

As I ponder the proposed URA and new police station from afar, I am also reading the classic by Lewis Mumford “The City in History.” A few passages from that — on pages 89, 99 and 108, respectively — struck me as particularly apt.

Our view: Less testing, more teaching

The issue of over-testing in public schools has gained national traction, and at the state level, the topic is definitely getting lawmakers’ attention as evidenced by eight different bills aimed at reducing testing that have been introduced this year in the Colorado House and Senate.

Our view: Less testing, more teaching

The issue of over-testing in public schools has gained national traction, and at the state level, the topic is definitely getting lawmakers’ attention as evidenced by eight different bills aimed at reducing testing that have been introduced this year in the Colorado House and Senate.

Marsha Sanford: Father Wilkins honored

I was moved by the obituary for Father Leon Wilkins, the kindest man I ever met. He “saved” me and my daughters many years ago from an abusive home by providing us with a safe place to live and provided us with physical, emotional and spiritual support.

Lisa Mason: Leash laws oppressive

I was very disheartened to see that the paper felt obliged recently to write not one but two articles describing the pending enforcement and fines from off-leash laws, which, in my opinion, are excessive bordering on oppressive.

Our view: Finding the way home

There are several ways to look at the new time constraints on private camping in rural areas of the county imposed by commissioners this week.