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Top 10 stories of the week from the Vail Daily

Nails and barbed wire were found on an Eagle-area trail earlier this month.

VAIL — Here’s a look at the most-read 10 stories on vaildaily.com for Oct. 30-Nov. 5:

Officials say they have suspect in Eagle trail vandalism

Officials said Monday they have identified a suspect in the vandalism of an Eagle trail earlier this month. The suspect was not named in a press release sent out Monday.

Vail Daily letter: Sorry for cutting Trump signs

I cut two Trump signs at the CMC Edwards campus, and it felt good. But not all that feels right is right.

10th Mountain Division back in Colorado

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Hundreds of troops from the 157th Infantry's first battalion were re-designated into the 10th Mountain Division Sunday in a U.S. Army re-patching ceremony.

Poopsy Bellows: Patrons clear Aspen nightclub after dancer lets loose

An Aspen nightclub found itself in a stinky situation early Sunday morning.

Dozens of patrons fled Bootsy Bellows after a Halloween party rug-cutter defecated on the dance floor, prompting club owner Andrew Sandler to declare on Facebook: "I have a message for the Phantom Crapper … have you no shame sir/madam?"

Cops: Aspen Mountain shack squatter is notorious con man

A man police say has been living in an illegally built shack on Aspen Mountain for possibly the last two years allegedly turns out to be a notorious con man and thief, an Aspen police detective said Wednesday.

Vail Daily letter: Ironic punishment

Shame on you, Eagle County Republican Party representatives, for taking advantage of your seniority with a teenager in this situation and making him violate his own right to free speech as punishment.

Medical examiner finds 13-year-old Park City boys died of overdoses

Two 13-year-old Park City boys who died unexpectedly at their homes in September overdosed on U-47700, a synthetic opioid commonly referred to as pink, the Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has determined.

Gypsum, county partner to develop motocross park

The most recent open space deal being contemplated by Eagle County — the Dry Lake parcel — is significantly different from acquisitions that have been made to date

Vail, Beaver Creek on course for ski season despite warm weather

With resorts across Colorado delaying openings, Vail and Beaver Creek are holding steady to their anticipated starts to ski and snowboard season.

Chamonix plan: 32 townhomes in West Vail

Putting a new neighborhood in West Vail along Chamonix Lane is starting to become a plan, not just an idea. The Vail Town Council Tuesday approved the first parts of a plan that would put 32 townhome units on 3.6 acres roughly behind the fire station in West Vail.