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Will the real editorial board stand up?

The Union editorial board has now lost all credibility with the Alta Sierra community. On Nov. 9, 2013, it has sunk to a new low by taking sides in an issue it does not understand.

ASPOA members who cast ballots on Nov. 2, 2013, voted to recall eight of the nine members of the former ASPOA board. The former ASPOA board spent vast sums on members to try to block a perfectly legal recall election.

Your “Our View” article of Nov. 9 is slanted. Placing it smack up against a political cartoon and an Other Voices column from Ellen Owen, who has a symbiotic relationship with the former board, is unfair.



We in the Recall Group have spent no ASPOA money and sore loser board members have blocked a legitimate process.

If The Union is comprised of The Union editorial staff and informed members of the community, just who are these people and what is their relationship with ASPOA?




Shame on The Union for taking sides without having all of the facts. Who is now promoting chaos? The Union?

Fred Crowder

Alta Sierra

Editor’s note: The “Our View” that is referenced, which took issue with both sides of the Alta Sierra controversy, was the opinion of The Union editorial board, comprised of staff members Shannon Cotter, Mary Anne Davis, Walter Ford, Cory Fisher, Brian Hamilton (editor) and Dave Schmall (publisher), along with community members R.L. Crabb, Cheryl Cook and Robert Erickson. For more on our editorial board, see this letter online for a link to a previously published archived story.


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