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Letter: Van Beek for Eagle County sheriff

I have known James van Beek and his family for generations. He is an upstanding man that has taken on the responsibility of keeping our community and country safe. Putting his life in harm's way so we can all sleep better at night. The sacrifice that on each of his overseas missions or Eagle County emergency calls is that he might not come home to his family and wife. I know of no other place James would rather be than protecting others.

I am personally asking everyone in Eagle County to vote for James van Beek for Eagle County Sheriff. If you are not registered, please take a moment to register. Your voice and vote matters when it comes to your safety and protection.

Our county safety is extremely important and we need a sheriff that has been part of our community for decades and knows us as neighbors and friends. A sheriff that is a leader skilled to manage the department and work well with all other agencies in Eagle County. James is willing to step up and protect Eagle County. The least we can do is honor his commitment to us by voting for James.

James Matlock

Board president, Rock Creek Volunteer Fire Department