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Immigration column strikes chord

Aspen Times Weekly columnist Gary Hubbell offered some pointed observations on the immigration issue, spurring comment from online readers who agree with his views on the sensitive topic.

His May 19 column, “Immigration bill: The politicians aren’t listening,” prompted this response at http://www.aspentimes.com:



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An article about threatening graffiti aimed at Latino workers at a Snowmass Village construction site several weeks ago, “Threat spurs immigration discussion” (May 7), continues to generate online comment, including this one:

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Last week’s hiring of a new global warming manager by the City of Aspen sparked an observation from one reader:

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An Aspen Times report (May 20) on a facilities master plan for Aspen Valley Hospital, currently under renewed scrutiny after the cost estimates for the upgrades exceeded expectations, also elicited reader feedback:

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The shooting of a young bear at Lazy Glen Trailer Park, “Young bear found shot” (May 20), sparked this comment:

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A May 21 report on the dangers of driving Highway 133, where fatalities have been on the rise, prompted this reply:

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A serious accident on Highway 82 in El Jebel, and driver Steven King’s plea for support for the other driver ” who was cited for causing the crash and for driving without a valid license (one injured passenger later died), prompted reader comment, as well:

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Finally, a May 24 report on a traffic stop on the edge of Aspen, at which authorities pulled over commercial vehicles, prompted this response from an online reader:

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