Tipi Trials By Carrie Woodburn, Special to the Independent I am the homeowner with the sweat lodge and tipi. I am saddened and surprised by the negative barrage of commentary and inaccuracy of many public statements. I am not interested in defending myself, or fueling the fire. I am interested in what we and our […]
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Editor, Last week’s article (“Sweat Lodge Owner Seeks City Permit,” April 6) by Rita Robinson missed more than a few facts. Sweat Lodge operator Andrew Soliz did not “miss a deadline to submit plans” as reported. He was fined because he erected a 10 foot domed sweat lodge and a 35-foot tipi in his back […]
The sweat lodge and tipi in Andrew Soliz’s Bluebird Canyon backyard, target of some complaints by nearby neighbors, must meet city building standards or be subject to fines or forced removal, according to city officials. Soliz says the structures at 932 Meadowlark Dr. are sacred religious buildings and are protected by federal law. Nevertheless, he […]