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Letter: A counterpoint to Trump bashing
Letter: A counterpoint to Trump bashing

July 15, 2019

I read with interest the “Clear and present danger in the White House” letter in your July 13 edition. I think differences of opinion are important and worth discussion. The writer’s points are that the...


Letter: A heartfelt thanks for July 4 concert
Letter: A heartfelt thanks for July 4 concert

July 15, 2019

On behalf of the Vail Veterans Program, we want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those that supported the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Patriotic Concert on the Fourth of July. Thank you to the...



Letter: Clear and present danger in the White House
Letter: Clear and present danger in the White House

July 12, 2019

The current president of the United States is arrogant and ignorant, dangerous and disgusting and a clear and present danger to our country. Our very existence as a Democracy is at stake. I do not...


Letter: Talk about incoherent
Letter: Talk about incoherent

July 12, 2019

In response to Richard Carnes column, “It’s all in the history books, folks,” I have one thing to say:  Speaking of “party-based babble” … Cuny Sterkel Eagle



Letter: Housing doesn’t belong on East Vail parcel
Letter: Housing doesn’t belong on East Vail parcel

July 9, 2019

As we learn more about the aspects of the proposed Booth Heights project in East Vail, the concept begins to seem less than ideal, or even good. In fact, it seems not very viable. The visual, environmental,...



Letter: We need housing, just not on East Vail parcel
Letter: We need housing, just not on East Vail parcel

July 8, 2019

Ryan Kelsey’s article in Sunday’s print edition of the Vail Daily was great and highlights the needs for housing, probably both in the short term and the long term.  But not on the East Vail parcel....


Letter: Local nonprofit being evicted
Letter: Local nonprofit being evicted

July 8, 2019

When we moved here four years ago I was a shell a man, depressed and ridden with anxiety. My experience in Iraq was very hard for me to process. The onset of PTSD is a...


Letter: Actually, Gardner is helping the middle class
Letter: Actually, Gardner is helping the middle class

July 5, 2019

I would like to take issue with the letter recently printed in the Vail Daily by six residents arguing against Cory Gardner. This letter is addressing the statements made regarding the tax cuts approved by...


Letter: Booth Heights development doesn’t reflect Vail brand
Letter: Booth Heights development doesn’t reflect Vail brand

July 5, 2019

Walking the East Vail parcel and hearing the presentation by Triumph Development, I was increasingly concerned about several details. Application documents and the environmental impact, geologic and rockfall hazard reports expose troubling issues. Landslide, rockfall...



Letter: Booth Heights proposal must be scrutinized
Letter: Booth Heights proposal must be scrutinized

July 3, 2019

To the Vail Planning and Environmental Commission: Thank you for your work to date on the Booth Heights project. I am very concerned, however, that the PEC will not scrutinize the Booth Heights project thoroughly....



Letter: Forest Service’s reasoning makes no sense
Letter: Forest Service’s reasoning makes no sense

July 3, 2019

Vail Daily, June 30, 2019 —  EagleVail wants to build a $5.2 million, 11,250-foot long lift to connect EagleVail and Beaver Creek. The U.S. Forest Service said no! The Forest Service would not allow a new...


Letter: Stop town of Vail from becoming city of Vail
Letter: Stop town of Vail from becoming city of Vail

July 2, 2019

I’ve been a resident of East Vail for 56 years and there are numerous reasons why I am not in favor of the Booth Heights proposal. To name one: The last remaining, large irreplaceable piece of...


Letter: Stifle yourselves, dissenters
Letter: Stifle yourselves, dissenters

July 2, 2019

Paul Kulas needs to calm down. His rebuttal to Butch Mazzuca’s column wherein Butch questioned whether climate change was indeed “settled” came across as literally dripping with loathing for anyone who questions or disputes that climate...


Letter: Vail Daily’s Gypsum headline a real stinker
Letter: Vail Daily’s Gypsum headline a real stinker

July 2, 2019

This letter is in reference to the article written on June 24 regarding the “stink” in Gypsum.  We, as the Gypsum Chamber of Commerce, and all our business owner members, were disappointed in the headline...


Letter: Please practice proper trail etiquette
Letter: Please practice proper trail etiquette

July 2, 2019

As the Vail Valley becomes more and more popular, it’s time to remind those using the trails of proper trail etiquette. Hikers yield to horses and bikers yield to both horses and hikers. We all appreciate how...