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Letters to the Editor

Vail Daily letter: Schwartz part of the problem

September 29, 2016 — In politics, the facts can often get caught up and overlooked amid hyperbole and campaign slogans. It troubles me when we the voters do not get the whole story. The Denver Post Fact-checked Congressman Tipton’s campaign ad that highlights Gail Schwartz’s legislative agenda and how […]

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Carey for district attorney

September 27, 2016 — It’s a privilege for me, as a former law enforcement officer and elected sheriff of Eagle County, to support a friend and colleague. A person with integrity, commitment, compassion and values that will support the Constitution, local youth, seniors and guests. A person who will […]

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Vail Daily letter: Deserving honoree

September 26, 2016 — The staff of Vail Public Library would like to congratulate Magdalena (Magda) King, assistant general manager of The Antlers at Vail, on winning the Colorado Association of Libraries’ Community Partnership Award for 2016. The Community Partnership Award recognizes achievement in planning and implementing collaborative library […]

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Vail Daily letter: ‘Yes’ on Amendment 69

September 26, 2016 — I read with interest the recent article on Amendment 69 and am glad to see it being publicly discussed. I have been intimately involved in the health care system for over 30 years as a provider, consumer, educator, quality coordinator and administrator and have seen […]

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Vail Daily letter: Why we canceled game

September 26, 2016 — On behalf of the staff at Eagle Valley High School, I would like to respond to the letter from Mr. Gallagher regarding “Powderpuff” football, which appeared in the Vail Daily on Friday (Letters to the Editor). To clarify, we decided to cancel Powderpuff as a […]

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Vail Daily letter: Not ‘lone wolves’

September 25, 2016 — To attribute the recent acts of terror in this country to “lone wolves” is a disingenuous attempt by this administration, abetted by the mainstream media, to cover its feckless policies to deal with radical Islamist terrorism. It dangerously lulls the public into believing that these […]

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Vail Daily letter: ‘No’ on Amendment 69

September 25, 2016 — Anyone in Colorado voting and receiving Social Security benefits and on Medicare would have to be insane to vote in favor of Amendment 69, even if you are in favor of universal health care for all. You already receive most of your medical for nothing […]

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Vail Daily letter: Subsidy doesn’t make sense

September 25, 2016 — I read the article on Sun and Ski Sports with great distress. As the managing partner in a three-generation commercial real estate business in Michigan, I am shocked by the town of Avon’s proposed sales tax rebate to Sun and Ski Sports for the vacated […]

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Vail Daily letter: Poor use of Avon funds

September 25, 2016 — This letter is to address the article in the Vail Daily on Sept. 17 titled “Town of Avon’s road diet could cost $2.5 million.” Per the article, upon the request to add an additional crosswalk under the direction of the town manager, Virginia Egger, the […]

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Vail Daily letter: The real Trump

September 21, 2016 — Steve Lamontagne’s letter (published Tuesday) proclaims a blind and almost messianic belief in the strength, purity and goodness of Donald Trump. To that portion of his letter, I reply. Mr. Lamontagne’s assertions are based purely on Trump’s own self-proclamations and, as reported in major news […]

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Vail Daily letter: Thanks for support

September 21, 2016 — Last week Vail Public Library, once again, participated in “Outside the Lines,” a global initiative designed to reintroduce libraries to their local communities and highlight the creativity and innovation happening in libraries. This year, Vail Public Library wanted to highlight not only our great library […]

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Vail Daily letter: Lodge support lacking

September 21, 2016 — I have been following the outrage from the Cordillera community regarding the PUD interpretation to allow a treatment facility to purchase the Lodge and Spa. The homeowners keep mentioning that they will no longer be able to use this “amenity.” When did it become the […]

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Vail Daily letter: Embrace the change

September 21, 2016 — The Eagle County commissioners once again have once again voted to deny the appeal by the Cordillera Metro District and the Cordillera Property Owners Association at a recent hearing held on Tuesday. The appeal had temporarily delayed the sale of the Lodge & Spa to […]

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Vail Daily letter: Race and politics

September 21, 2016 — From the perspective of a legal immigrant, arriving in 1978 from New Zealand, the US seemed an ideal place for a Kiwi at 25, then distant from a very beautiful but welfare state country. Dependency, crime and racial issues were and still are political rugby […]

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Vail Daily letter: A different kind of immigration

September 21, 2016 — Our country has always encouraged immigration since our founding by the first immigrants from Europe, and historically America has benefited from the great contributions immigrants have made to our success as a nation. Diverse cultures are good for America as long as they are able […]

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Vail Daily letter: Preserve the lodge

September 21, 2016 — I am peering through a looking glass at the Cordillera imbroglio between the private property owners and a commercial healthcare company that would change the character and use of the lodge altogether from an a complementary amenity to a revenue making endeavor for a non-member […]

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Vail Daily letter: Great job, Avon

September 20, 2016 — I want to thank the town of Avon for a great job on the Metcalf Road climbing lane. The project was needed and it was also completed with minimal disruption and in great time. Additionally, I think the West and East Beaver Creek Boulevard re-striping […]

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Vail Daily letter: Carrying on a legacy

September 20, 2016 — Many people may not realize that a U.S. Senate conference committee is working through a package of legislation called the Energy Policy Modernization Act. This bill contains a suite of provisions critically important to Colorado’s hunters and anglers including important components of the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s […]

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Vail Daily letter: Ceasing operations

September 20, 2016 — Dear swim parents, With deep sadness, I want to be the first to inform you that the Vail Swim School and Vail Hurricanes Swim Team will be ceasing operations effective immediately and will not be starting our September session. After 15 years of serving the […]

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Vail Daily letter: Successful event

September 20, 2016 — Another fun and festive Sonnenalp Foundation Casual Classic Bicycle Ride took place Sept. 10, and the weather, company and food couldn’t have been better! Thanks to The Sonnenalp Foundation Board and the Faessler Family for hosting the 31st annual ride that benefits the foundation’s charitable […]

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