Daily Editorial: Hits & Misses in Vail | VailDaily.com

Daily Editorial: Hits & Misses in Vail

Vail Daily Editorial BoardVail CO, Colorado

Hit: To Lindsey Vonn, a former Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athlete, who won a womens World Cup downhill Friday. The American skier skied off the course in the first part of the race, but still managed to make up for the error and claim her second win of the season.Miss: To the Colorado Department of Transportation for ignoring the rockfall problem along Highway 131. Eagle County residents who travel the road say theyve damaged their cars on the rocks that slide down from the cliffs between State Bridge and Bond. CDOT officials, in the meantime, say the road isnt a top priority. The department shouldnt wait until someone is injured or killed before giving the road a little attention. Hit: To all those who volunteer for the Buddy Mentors program and take time out of their busy lives to serve as good role models to kids who need them. More volunteers are needed, though. Call 949-7097 to find out more about the program. Miss: To the skier who sued the 7-year-old boy for crashing into him at Arrowhead. Leave the little boy out of it.Hit: To the Riverwalk and Capitol Theaters for bringing a total of four new movies to town during their release week, including: National Treasure: Book of Secrets, P.S. I Love You, Charlie Wilsons War and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. Vail Daily Editorial Board

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