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Area resident Tom Anderson stirred up readers last week with his July 16 Guest Opinion column, “Bogus Global Warming.”

Several online readers took Anderson to task for expressing doubt that humans are the cause of the warming trend.

Wrote one:

Another reader had this to say, in part:

Yet another offered:

But Anderson also earned praise. Wrote one reader:

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Regarding Aspen Police Chief Loren Ryerson’s decision not to release the results of an internal investigation into a recent incident of Taser use by an officer ( “Chief to keep Taser investigation findings secret, July 15), one reader wrote:

Said another:

And, there was this:

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Garfield County’s decision to put $1.5 million into a rental complex to be built by the developers of Glenwood Meadows (“Garco ponies up for affordable housing,” July 18) produced this response:

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Mary’s Holley’s July 14 letter to the editor ” “AAARRGGH!! Will someone please tell Toni Kronberg to get a life? Now she is using “historically protected” cottonwood trees by Main and Galena to stir up the Aspen electorate and waste more taxpayer money with endless trips to City Council” ” provoked readers, as well.

Some readers agreed with Holley’s assessment. Others didn’t.

Wrote one:


Offered another, in part:

But one reader had this to say:

And, there was this:

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