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Letter: Glenwood’s not going to pot

Congratulations, Glenwood, for ranking fifth as a place to live. The article in Sunday’s paper was a very positive review on the subject, and we should all be proud. However, I’m a little confused.

Less than a month ago we were bombarded with letters voicing opinions and concerns about how the No. 1 issue surrounding Glenwood was the fact that the tourism business would greatly suffer due to the terrible effects and presence the marijuana business would have on the subject. Yet in the article every tourist had the complete opposite view of the unfounded concerns we were subjected into reading every day. I’m very happy our own citizens were not voting.

It’s funny the subject of marijuana was not even mentioned. See what happens when people actually research the subject they are condemning, or I should say the lack of research. We find out it has and won’t have any effect at all on tourism, people visit Glenwood for what I have mentioned before, downtown restaurants, the things people do while on vacation, fish, hike, bicycling and let us not forget downtown strolling, visiting the shops.

Thank you to all the vacationers who seem to understand and know our beautiful community better then a lot of its own citizens. Maybe, just maybe, those citizens will learn from our visitors to appreciate the privilege we have being able to live and enjoy Glenwood Springs every day and not just once a year.

Scott Redding

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