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Vail Daily letter: Had a great visit (1)

October 24, 2014 — 

At the beginning of September, my wife Liz and I had the pleasure of spending two weeks of our summer holiday in Vail and Avon. Our first visit to Colorado …

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Vail Daily letter: Chandler-Henry for commissioner (2)

October 24, 2014 — 

I am writing to endorse the re-election of Kathy Chandler-Henry to the Eagle County Board of Commissioners. I worked with Kathy for some time now on West Slope water issues …

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Vail Daily letter: Casida for U.S. House (3)

October 24, 2014 — 

Here are the reasons we should vote for Tisha Casida for House District 3, U.S. Congress. First, she is not a puppet of any party! She will definitely shake up …

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Vail Daily letter: Thanks for help (4)

October 24, 2014 — 

Thank you, Ray and Lisa Tenbrook of Eagle! Your simple donation of a hay bale for my sons’ scarecrow was a game-changer. We had a lot of fun putting it …

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Vail Daily letter: Donovan for state Senate (5)

October 24, 2014 — 

Based on of all the mail I’ve received, I wouldn’t be surprised if most of the district thinks that Kerry Donovan is a hippie, “left-wing elitist” as one shadily funded …

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Vail Daily letter: Disagree with endorsements (6)

October 24, 2014 — 

Avon voters, The Vail Daily editorial team has spoken and made their recommendations for the four seats on the Avon Town Council. I disagree with three of their selections. I …

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Vail Daily letter: Franciose for coroner (7)

October 24, 2014 — 

This letter is in support for Sue Franciose for coroner. Her professionalism, sensitivity and intelligence make her the best candidate for this position. Sue has the energy and commitment needed …

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Vail Daily letter: Hymes for Avon council (8)

October 24, 2014 — 

Avon voters, I encourage you to vote for Sarah Smith Hymes. I have known Sarah for nine years and served with her on the Eagle County Charter Academy board of …

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Vail Daily column: What is a ‘luxury Realtor’? (9)

October 24, 2014 — 

Dear Joan, What is a luxury Realtor? I am looking to put my property on the market next spring and depending upon the market it will be over $900,000 ... …

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Vail Daily column: Will ARM cost you a leg? (10)

October 24, 2014 — 

As I’ve often said, an ARM can cost you a leg. Heck, it might cost you both legs. In this case, an ARM is an adjustable rate mortgage, and there …

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Vail Daily column: GMO’s a bogeyman for big biz (11)

October 23, 2014 — 

Practically every form of life has been genetically modified. I say practically because who knows, maybe an algae or alligator or other living amalgam we haven’t discovered yet has gone …

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Our View: Our closest call: Harvey for sheriff (12)

October 23, 2014 — 

Our endorsement process is pretty straightforward. We evaluate candidates’ remarks in the paper, in public forums and during in-person interviews with our editorial board. We can find consensus most of …

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Vail Daily letter: Results Down Under (13)

October 23, 2014 — 

With mid-terms upon us, and re-emergence of Mitt Romney, I wanted to share 24-month results Down Under since his look-alike, John Key, was elected there. His platform was decidedly Romney-esque: …

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Vail Daily letter: McConnell for state House (14)

October 23, 2014 — 

Ballots have been mailed making it appropriate to examine the relevancy of the Constitution. The Declaration of Independence, Constitution and the founders’ vision for the great experiment in liberty are …

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Vail Daily letter: Should be black and white (15)

October 23, 2014 — 

So it’s a “gray area,” says the U.S. Forest Service regarding public access along the reaches of the Salt Creek road (south of Eagle). Mr. Bissett of Texas (Letters to …

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Vail Daily letter: Harvey for sheriff (16)

October 23, 2014 — 

A few supporters of James van Beek have insinuated that Daric Harvey insulted Mr. van Beek in a newspaper ad that had a side-by-side comparison of the two sheriff candidates. …

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Vail Daily letter: Harvey for sheriff (17)

October 23, 2014 — 

I have lived here my whole life. I have worked doing everything from plowing streets to maintenance for the town of Vail, and now serve as a supervisor in the …

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Vail Daily letter: A special number (18)

October 23, 2014 — 

Your front page headline “Colorado High School Cycling League draws 613 riders ... ” really caught my attention. The number 613 has great meaning to many Jews as it represent …

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Vail Daily letter: Thanks for help (19)

October 23, 2014 — 

The Eagle Valley and surrounding communities recently came together at 4 Eagle Ranch to support the Scott family of Burns who had a huge cattle loss at their ranch. It …

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Vail Daily letter: Franciose for coroner (20)

October 23, 2014 — 

The current coroner has been in office for some time. However, we are supporting Sue Franciose for Eagle County coroner. Sue is a long-term resident of the valley and has …

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