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Vail Daily column: Doing the right thing is hard (1)

January 26, 2015 — 

I don’t know of any of my contemporaries who can tell me that the university or college they attended offered a course on aging. Thus, it is no surprise that …

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Vail Daily column: Running a business is like playing a harmonica (2)

January 25, 2015 — 

Like many of us that live in the Vail Valley, we welcomed a steady stream of friends and family members into our home during the holidays. With great snow and …

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Vail Daily letter: Your vote counts (3)

January 25, 2015 — 

This letter is in response to Don Rogers’ Jan. 23 commentary titled “Did Avon hear the voters?” We own a condo in Avon, but are part-timers, so we get to …

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Vail Daily letter: More good than bad (4)

January 25, 2015 — 

Dear Richard (Carnes), I read your article titled “No more time for tolerance” (Valley Voices, Jan. 31). You seem very angry. I must apologize to you for any harm done …

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Vail Daily letter: No mention of King (5)

January 25, 2015 — 

I was surprised that Monday’s Vail Daily publication did not make any material mention of Dr. Martin Luther King and the national holiday. I hope it is not indicative of …

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Vail Daily letter: Successful celebration (6)

January 25, 2015 — 

On behalf of the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, I wanted to thank everyone involved that made celebrating our 25th year anniversary a success! There were a lot …

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Vail Daily column: Does curiosity shape your life’s story? (7)

January 24, 2015 — 

World War II code-breaker Alan Turing’s curiosity made his tomorrows more vital than his yesterdays. This mathematical genius’ story unfolds in the movie “The Imitation Game.” In it, Turing runs …

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Vail Daily column: Murdoch’s Twitter firestorm (8)

January 23, 2015 — 

News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch ignited the Twitterverse. His recent tweets are ironically un-media savvy for a guy who heads a media company. Following the Paris terrorist attacks Murdoch tweeted: …

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Vail Daily column: Plan for taxes and mortgages (9)

January 23, 2015 — 

As tax time is approaching, it’s time for my annual discussion of planning not only for your taxes but for your borrowing plans this year as well. Seldom a month …

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Vail Daily column: Should you have a 24/7 Realtor? (10)

January 23, 2015 — 

​Dear Joan, I know you have been asked something like this before, but I need a specific answer to end an argument my wife and I have going. Not really …

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Vail Daily column: The Slush Cup (11)

January 23, 2015 — 

After personally narrating my fourth annual feature-length ski film in Seattle in October 1953, my sponsor, Scott Osborne, suggested that I come up and film the Slush Cup on Mount …

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Vail Daily column: Did Avon hear the voters? (12)

January 22, 2015 — 

Avon’s voters just said no. Decisively. Unequivocally. They didn’t say “no” to an arcane question of financing that might have made the Skier Building cheaper to buy. By a two-to-one …

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Vail Daily column: When good isn’t good enough (13)

January 22, 2015 — 

The Denver Broncos and head coach John Fox recently “mutually” parted ways after four successful years together. It’s a hard reality — essentially being fired after four straight division championships …

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Vail Daily column: What does 2015 hold in store for investors? (14)

January 22, 2015 — 

If you’re an investor, you probably had a pretty good year in 2014. But what’s in store for 2015? It’s essentially impossible to make precise predictions about the performance of …

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Vail Daily column: This might be your moment (15)

January 22, 2015 — 

The year was 334 B.C., and 120 ships carrying around 75,000 men sped across the Hellespont (now known as the Dardanelles) into Persia. At the head of the army was …

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Vail Daily column: The road ahead for Vail (16)

January 21, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: The following is excerpted from the Vail Homeowners Association Newsletter. The association keeps a close eye on economic and political trends in and outside of the Vail community. …

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Vail Daily letter: The voters have spoken (17)

January 21, 2015 — 

Congratulations, Avon voters. You have spoken loud and clear, saving $12.5 million in future tax obligations. There is more good news. We have been educated. We have learned how to …

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Vail Daily Hits and Misses (18)

January 21, 2015 — 

Got a quick Hit or Miss about issues, decisions or goings-on in the valley? Send yours to editor@vaildaily.com to be included. HIT: To Lindsey Vonn breaking the career mark for …

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Vail Daily letter: Thanks for support (19)

January 21, 2015 — 

The Seibert family and Tony himself would like to say “thank you” to everyone who helped make the first annual Tony Pardee ski down and celebration a huge success! Special …

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Vail Daily column: A celebration of life (20)

January 21, 2015 — 

Every one of us faces a time in our lives when we have to say goodbye to someone. In this case, I am speaking specifically to that time in our …

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