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Letter: More advice on neighbor’s crappy behavior

October 17, 2019

For several days, collect the offensive droppings in a paper bag. The fresher the better. When you know your neighbor is home, place the bag at his front door. Set the bag on fire, ring the doorbell and...


Letter: Seibert and Davis for Vail Town Council

October 17, 2019

I’m the owner of Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard restaurants in Vail, and I am writing this letter on behalf of Barry Davis and Pete Seibert, two individuals who I believe deserve serious consideration for...



Letter: Advice on neighbor’s crappy behavior

October 17, 2019

Simon, in regards to your inconsiderate non-poop picker-upper, neighbor I would offer Option D. Take a clearly identifying picture of said neighbor in the act and ask Town Talk to print it for all to...



Letter: Virgili, Hartzell for CMC board

October 16, 2019

Four years ago I was honored to be elected the Colorado Mountain College board of trustees and I am running, unopposed, for the secnd term. I now ask you to elect Marianne Virgili and Bob Hartzell who...



Letter: A vote for Virgili is a vote for CMC

October 16, 2019

Please join me in voting for Marianne Virgili for Colorado Mountain College Trustee. In her 30 years as CEO of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, Marianne helped lift that organization and the town of...


Letter: Brian Stockmar for Vail Town Council

October 15, 2019

What are the traits of a good town councilman? Several come to mind: integrity, strong ties to the community, being a good listener, having an open mind, curiosity, preparedness, and strength of conviction. Brian Stockmar...




Letter: Christine Whittington for CMC board

October 15, 2019

I am pleased to announce my candidacy for Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees, representing District 6. My career in higher education as a faculty member, librarian, and administrator and my dedication to affordable lifelong...


Letter: They don’t seem to care

October 14, 2019

There are several reasons to be concerned about the proposed Booth Heights development, including loss of the sheep herd, loss of forest land, increased urban drainage into Gore Creek, and creation of new geological hazards. ...


Letter: An appeal to Vail Resorts

October 14, 2019

Here I am writing again, an East Vail resident (40 years full-time in bighorn), so fortunate to be in this beautiful place. This is somewhat awkward, as I am a non-skier with a big plea...


Letter: Booth Heights fight isn’t over yet

October 14, 2019

Anyone who reads the Vail Daily or is connected to this community in any way has heard about the Booth Heights housing proposal and its negative consequences.  Over the last months, the Vail Daily has...


Letter: Booth Heights is anachronistic and anathema

October 14, 2019

Perhaps we’re just spoiled. We enjoy an inheritance of natural beauty and wildlife in abundance because those who came before have left us National Forests and untrammeled wilderness. We enjoy concerts and playing ball at...




Letter: A concerned student

October 14, 2019

Wildlife population sizes are dwindling in this valley to the point where retired Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer Bill Andree says all we can do at this point is to maintain what we have. I...


Letter: Please, help us protect our herds

October 11, 2019

This letter was originally addressed to Dan Gibbs, executive director of the Colorado Dept. of Natural Resources. I’m a 45-year resident of Eagle County. I am a hunter and a fisherman and wildlife voyeur. I...