Thousands of yellow rubber ducks race down Gore Creek for annual fundraiser
VAIL — The Vail Rotary Club held its annual Duck Race on Sunday on Gore Creek at the International Bridge, with some 13,000 ducks charging toward the finish line.
The winners were:
Grand prize: $5,000, Gail Crowder.
First place: Park Hyatt two-night stay, Jim Kaylor.
Second place: 18 holes for four at Red Sky Ranch, Gary Woodworth.
Third place: 18 holes for four at Sonnenalp Golf Club, Mike Wodlinger.
Fourth place: The Charter at Beaver Creek two-night stay, Dennis Grindinger.
Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s office is blaming a rogue staffer for tweeting a mocking abortion meme over the weekend deemed offensive by current and past state lawmakers who saw it and retweeted it before it was deleted a short time later.