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Regarding Steve Russell’s letter in The Times-Independent (“Enough” June 13, 2013): Thanks, you are so right, Steve.

If you run a business in town, you should be here year-round.

Anyone on city or county councils, travel council, providing information or in any other positions (pay or volunteer) should have to live year-round in Moab for over five years. You should know what a three-day August rainstorm can do, or 14 days in the winter of no sun and black ice, or a fire in the wetlands. You should know all this “stuff” before you can jump on the bandwagon and start to wave the flag to bring more events and activities here.

Moab never had homeless folks until the lady from back East came in and had to start something. Now I know we have some folks that are home-free, but not homeless.

If it was not June and my time is filled running a small canoe and rafting shop here in town (under way too many regulations) ... I would love to find the time to say so much more.

We could be building something here that we do not really need or want.

—Theresa Butler


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