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By Richard and Judy Traister

Keep the skies dark

Letter from the community


To the Editor:

We were so pleased to learn that the issue of non-compliance of the Dark Sky Ordinance was raised at the recent county commissioners meeting.

When we moved to the area seven years ago, we were surprised and notably disappointed with the "sky glow" from residents not complying with the ordinance in place. We were looking forward to being able to view the night sky through my husband's telescope, but sadly it has remained stored away, unused in all this time due to neighboring bright yard lights. We sincerely hope that the good citizens of the area will now fully realize the importance of adhering to the Dark Sky Ordinance, as well as honoring the treasure we have in the Gol...

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