Recent Stories in Opinion

Our View: Mitsch Bush for state representative (1)

October 21, 2014 — 

This is a “yes, but” endorsement. As in 2012, voters in Eagle and Routt counties are asked to choose either Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush or Republican Chuck McConnell, both of …

Read more »

Vail Daily column: The heart of a teacher (2)

October 21, 2014 — 

Much attention is given to the subject of “motivating” teachers. Politically popular approaches include treating teachers like proverbial donkeys — using “carrots” and “sticks” to motivate them. Carrots include merit-pay …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Franciose for coroner (3)

October 21, 2014 — 

I am writing to express my sincere endorsement of Sue Franciose for Eagle County coroner. It is my belief as a trained mental health counselor that such a position should …

Read more »

Vail Daily column: Understanding partition (4)

October 21, 2014 — 

Partition, not parturition, is the act of splitting. Although, I’m sure, one can feel much like the other. Parturition, so I’ve heard, feels much like splitting into discombobulated halves. And …

Read more »

Vail Daily column: Clarify your vision to help achieve your goals (5)

October 20, 2014 — 

In last month’s column, I talked about the importance of “focused attention” on performance both in business and in life. As I reflect on past experience, I’ve found that focused …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Donovan for state Senate (6)

October 20, 2014 — 

I will tell you that politics is not my thing. I am amazed at the harsh things that come out against each other. So, that is why I wanted to …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Bettis for coroner (7)

October 20, 2014 — 

Eagle County voters should re-elect Kara Bettis for the office of Eagle County coroner, the clearly superior candidate based on her experience, forensic training, dedication and commendable performance. The county …

Read more »

Vail Daily column: Die a good death (8)

October 20, 2014 — 

No, this is not a quote from a movie where some hero laments a friend’s death. Dying a good death is actually an oxymoron. The phrase really implies living a …

Read more »

Vail Daily column: I shutter the thought (9)

October 20, 2014 — 

Here’s something I bet you didn’t know. If you combine the words ISIS and Ebola and rearrange the letters, it spells “bile oasis.” While CNN’s gone full Benghazi on Ebola …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Suppes for state Senate (10)

October 19, 2014 — 

In reviewing candidate experience, platforms and debates, I am most impressed with those from Don Suppes, candidate for State Senate District 5. He clearly states his positions on every issue …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Van Beek for sheriff (11)

October 19, 2014 — 

I am writing to express my support of James Van Beek for sheriff. I have known James for over 22 years since meeting him while working at the Eagle County …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Asking for your vote (12)

October 19, 2014 — 

I recently heard someone say, “Democracy demands attention,” and in these times leading up to the election, it is so true. Voters must listen closely and do some investigating to …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Pot, kids and safety (13)

October 19, 2014 — 

Dear Angela Moore Maddalone (letter to the editor, Sept. 27), Obviously, you have not read all of my letters. On Oct. 2, 2013, I did not know anything about either …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: For Chandler-Henry, Harvey (14)

October 19, 2014 — 

Election season is upon us. Almost over may be the more accurate description. Ballots were mailed last week and I have two Eagle County candidates that I am wholeheartedly supporting. …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Just stating facts (15)

October 19, 2014 — 

OK, I’m off my couch after reading Kim Andree’s letter supporting James van Beek and knocking Daric Harvey in Eagle County’s sheriff race. For the record, I am not a …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: McQueeney for commissioner (16)

October 19, 2014 — 

I am writing to express my support for Jeanne McQueeney and to ask my friends and community members to join me in voting for her in the upcoming election. Jeanne …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Van Beek for sheriff (17)

October 19, 2014 — 

I have read several letters relating to the upcoming Eagle County election for sheriff. Evaluating the two candidates, we need to carefully assess who will be best for our community …

Read more »

Vail Daily letter: Donovan for state Senate (18)

October 19, 2014 — 

All of us in Colorado Senate District 5 are faced with a real and important choice when our ballots arrive in the next few days. For those of us that …

Read more »
View 20 More Stories in Opinion »
Back to Top