Letter: Won’t someone think of the sheep?
On Jan. 9, the front page of the Vail Daily had an article about keeping the (bighorn) sheep safe. Apparently, the Colorado Department of Transportation is getting our sheep hooked on what the kids are calling MgCl2. I mean, come on! Don’t the sheep have enough problems with the proposed workforce housing, wildfires, tourists, and unvaccinated lambs that spread disease?!
The Vail Town Council had a bunch of different ideas to kick the sheep off their addiction from salt licks to wacky waving inflatable arm flailing tube men. But one thing they didn’t list — stop de-icing! Do we really need our roads to be dry all the time? I say, stop plowing and see who really wants to go skiing, or go to work or the hospital.
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Vail, Beaver Creek and Eagle Valley make the Vail Daily’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.