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Letters to the Editor

Vail Daily letter: Thank you is not enough

April 29, 2017 — On Feb. 23, this valley came out to support me in my upcoming journey of a lifetime. I was headed to Mexico for a stem-cell transplant to rid my body of multiple sclerosis. The enthusiasm from people was really incredible. I've battled MS for 26 […]

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Vail Daily letter: Failed to comply with law enforcement

April 29, 2017 — United Airlines debacle debate Rohn K. Robbins' summation of the recent United Airlines debacle in Chicago summed up the situation pretty well except for one thing: He left out a dramatic and significant salient point to the whole episode. Regardless of all of the other […]

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Vail Daily letter: An inconvenient truth for Eagle

April 28, 2017 — An inconvenient truth in Eagle The Eagle Town Board of Trustees has discovered that private landownership and personal property rights are an inconvenient truth. Most of them don't see your personal property rights as a right. I jokingly mentioned to a friend that I was […]

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Vail Daily letter: Thanks to Vail Ski Patrol

April 24, 2017 — Since we now have reached the end of our ski season, which has been a very good one for us and hopefully also for the Vail Valley, I would like to take a moment and send a heart-felt "Thank You" to the guardians of our […]

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April 21, 2017 — What a mystery She passed, turned abruptly to focus her cell phone and snapped a picture of my "Audit EVMD" sign. Racing away like an ostrich desperately looking for a hole she crossed up over the grass, through the trees and into the Warner Building […]

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Vail Daily letter: A reply from Castle Peak

April 19, 2017 — Castle Peak staff wants to thank Mr. Butch Mazzuca for bringing his concerns to our attention. We met with him and the family previously to address these issues, as we're honored when people choose Castle Peak and want to do all we can to meet […]

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Vail Daily letter: An American problem

April 19, 2017 — Health insurance is not a Republican or a Democratic problem. It is an American problem. It presents us with an opportunity to be pragmatic and reasonable instead of being driven by ideology and campaign contributions. Have any of our elected officials actually studied what works […]

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Vail Daily letter: Gore Creek’s woes

April 17, 2017 — Gore Creek's woes I've owned property in West Vail since 1994. My home is on Gore Creek. For about the last 18 to 20 months I noticed a lot of articles about Gore Creek's diminishing bug life; there was an article about this in just […]

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Immigration group offers its thanks

April 14, 2017 — The conversation around immigration issues in Eagle County is healthy and robust. Thank you to those community members who took time to meet with me during my recent Western Slope tour. As Colorado's organizing associate for FWD.us, I visit with communities throughout the state to […]

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Misunderstood terms?

April 14, 2017 — Understanding the definition of "median" can be a challenge. It doesn't help when an article in the Daily misuses it. The "median" income of a group of people is the income level where one-half is above and one half is below. If you say that […]

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Vail Daily letter: Thanks to those in the 911 center

April 14, 2017 — Every year during the second week of April, telecommunications personnel in the public safety community are honored. This week-long event, was initially set up in 1981 by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office in California as a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate […]

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Vail Daily letter: It’s simple: don’t lie

April 13, 2017 — Dear Political Hack Jack, great article Sunday. Really good job smearing the competition. Keep up the good work. Dear Soothsayer Jack, love to know how you know what our President believes. Dear Jack, it's simple: don't lie. In the future, kindly identify yourself for what […]

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Vail Daily letter: Town fails employees during events

April 13, 2017 — Town of Fail We, the employees of Vail, feel our voices need to be heard. Spring Back to Vail is taking place today through Sunday and for the first time that a concert has occurred at Ford Park, we cannot park in the garage for […]

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Vail Daily letter: Selling your privacy

April 6, 2017 — Your Social Security number, browsing history, shopping history, medical information, and location are a sampling of information your internet service provider can now sell without your approval. Thank a Republican for selling your privacy to the highest bidder. In both the House and Senate this […]

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Vail Daily letter: Russian connection?

April 6, 2017 — According to The New York Times, while acting in her capacity of secretary of state, Hillary Clinton approved the sale of 20 percent of U.S. uranium assets to the Russians (Uranium One). At the same time, the Clinton Foundation received in excess of $31 million […]

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Vail Daily letter: Cleaning up Gore Creek

April 6, 2017 — Regarding the feature article on March 24, "Creek cleanup seeks private help": As a Gore Creek property owner and based on my experience as a US Forest Service volunteer measuring the impact of traction sand on the aquatic life in Gore Creek, I am persuaded […]

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Vail Daily letter: Roundabout unnecessary

April 6, 2017 — Work will soon begin on a roundabout being constructed on El Jebel Road. This is to alleviate traffic backing up on the highway caused by vehicles turning into Wendy's. I've lived on the El Jebel side of the highway for 15 years, and I, personally, […]

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Vail Daily letter: Eagle-Vail soap opera continues

April 6, 2017 — Why is Eagle-Vail's board delaying or possibly stopping the re-vamp of the tennis, pickle-ball, and multi-use courts? I understand the board approved this project and the funding last summer. Eagle-Vail is a "family community" and has always been known for its amenities. I have lived […]

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Vail Daily letter: Plug-in electric cars: low cost, small footprint

April 5, 2017 — Plug-in electric cars: low cost, small footprint Response to Vail Daily editorial board commentary on March 21: The Vail Daily criticizes the leadership of high country counties for supporting the use of electric and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles. Despite agreement that these vehicles are environmentally […]

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Vail Daily letter: Mazzuca column off the mark

March 29, 2017 — Butch Mazzuca's recent Valley Voices column on illegal immigration was way off the mark. If he had done some research, he would have discovered that both the Eagle County Sheriff's Office and the Avon Police Department firmly believe that their active involvement in enforcing federal […]

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