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Letters

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    Please leash your dogs
    Editor:
    Please leash your dogs. Your dog is not as friendly as you say. We walk our dog(s) twice a day, and at least once a week we have an unleashed or un-restrained dog approach and often become aggressive toward our dog(s).
    At times the dogs have almost hit our children going after our dogs.

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    Thanks for allowing her to serve
    Editor:
    I would like to take a moment to thank the citizens of Idaho Springs for allowing me 10 amazing years serving our community as an Idaho Springs city council member.
    I have learned an immeasurable amount in these years and look forward to applying this knowledge elsewhere within the county moving forward.

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    McCain is an MVP
    Editor:
    Sen. John McCain is an American icon. He spent five years as a prisoner of war in the Hanoi Hilton after his Navy fighter jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile while performing air-to-ground support for our troops, which is one of the most important and dangerous jobs in combat aviation.

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    Oh where is Western Exposure?
    Editor:
    Western Exposure, where are you? I opened the Courant last Wednesday and found no Western Exposure and no Jerry Fabyanic picture on the editorial page. I looked further, thinking the column had been relegated to another page. No Jerry anywhere.
    Western Exposure is the best part of the paper, and Jerry is a talented writer who does his research before he writes. His column rocks! Please keep it going.
    Sandy Russalesi
    Idaho Springs

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    Watershed Festival canceled this year
    Editor:
    We appreciate longstanding participation in the annual Clear Creek Watershed Festival. As you may be aware, the City of Idaho Springs Colorado Boulevard reconstruction project is well underway. As part of this major project, Courtney-Ryley-Cooper Park, where the festival has been located for the past eight years, will be expanded and improved.

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    Thanks for participating in yard sale
    Editor:
    Just sending out a huge thank you to all the wonderful people who came and bought items at the Mill Creek Valley Historical Society yard sale last weekend. Some people added a donation and some joined the society. Others donated a lot of nice items for us to sell. Thanks also to those who donated time to help as well.

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    Wildfire mitigation isn’t about air-pollution policy 

    Editor:

    The main thing that keeps buildings safe from wildfire is a defensible space: an area around the building with minimal brush, trees and other combustible growth.

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    Thanks for help with melodrama

    Editor:

    Our melodrama is over for 2016, and now I would like to extend a few kudos around to you all. Thank you, Clear Creek Courant, Corinne Westeman and Chancey Bush for the wonderful article about our performance.

  • Vox

    Proposed health service district doesn’t make sense

    Editor:

    We voters in Clear Creek County have several important decisions to make as we cast our ballots this year. We not only elect national, state, county and municipal candidates, we vote on nine state measures (six constitutional amendments and three propositions) as well as several county initiatives.

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    Garden club could do landscaping

    Editor:

    It is interesting to see that the city of Idaho Springs is planning to pay someone to landscape in the amount of $16,000. The Colorado Boulevard East plans include landscaping.

    It would be a wonderful tribute to your talented, hard-working garden club volunteers (some are Master Gardeners) to give them money, as they are familiar with our zones and what is indigenous to our area.