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U.S. House of Representatives candidate Joe Neguse wants to pick up where his predecessor leaves off

August 13, 2018 — Editor's note: The Vail Daily will introduce readers to candidates for statewide political office as they campaign in the region. This is Democrat Joe Neguse, running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in Colorado's 2nd Congressional District. VAIL — Hiking Vail's North

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Obituary: Lise Lotte Kristensen, Sept. 10, 1966, to June 17, 2018

August 13, 2018 — One Last Lotte Fest and celebration of life on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 3 p.m. at Steady's Deck on Vail Mountain. Meet at the Lionshead Village gondola at 2 p.m. or make your own way to the top. Reception at Pazzo's Pizza in Vail at

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Haims: Evaluate your risk of chronic disease through blood testing (column)

August 13, 2018 — When you leave your doctor's office after a check-up and are told, "All looks good," what does that really mean? Odds are, the purpose of most medical office visits is to address a known concern such as a cold, respiratory issue or anxiety. However, even

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Vail Valley’s most extravagant outdoor water users facing fines, disconnection

August 13, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — Even with streamflows in the upper Eagle River Valley hovering near historic lows, some Eagle River Water & Sanitation District customers are still using large amounts of water for irrigation. Now, they have to cut back. District officials on Monday, Aug. 13,

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Eagle County’s Stage 2 fire restrictions likely to remain in place for some time

August 13, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County will remain under Stage 2 fire restrictions until weather conditions change. Those restrictions essentially ban all outdoor fires, including on private property. Propane-powered stoves are still allowed. The local restrictions were imposed in late June and have applied to the

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Goldberg: Are we as consumers of media to blame for the Alex Jones problem? (column)

August 13, 2018 — The behemoths of the internet have shunned Alex Jones, the worm-tongued, often shirtless conspiracy theorist and paranoia monger who hosts a show called "InfoWars." The debate over this cartel-like decision is much larger than Jones now, and it's taking place mostly on the right. While

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Carnes: When did the Republican Party, champions of the free market, start wanting bigger government? (column)

August 13, 2018 — Editor's note: Find a cited version of this column at http://www.vaildaily.com. This becomes more confusing on a daily basis. The political ideology I grew up with has morphed in only a few short years into a garbled goop of GOP paradoxical parodies. Their long support

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Senior calendar: Upcoming events for senior citizens, Aug. 14-20

August 13, 2018 — Upcoming events for senior citizens • Tuesday, Aug. 14: Rhythm of Life percussion experience, otherwise known as "bucket drumming," 11:30 a.m., Avon Recreation Center. Excellent mental and physical interaction to music; lots of fun and free. • Tuesday, Aug. 14: Eagle County Caregiver Support group

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Water levels have outfitters, anglers reeling

August 13, 2018 — Drought conditions on the Western Slope have the Colorado, Roaring Fork, Frying Pan and Crystal Rivers at historically low levels. "Resources have been stressed, and people don't want to stress them any further," said Tony Fotopulos, partner and outfitter from Roaring Fork Anglers in Glenwood

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Aspen Center for Physics: graphic novel about thermodynamics

August 13, 2018 — A great number of scientific papers and publications come out of the Aspen Center for Physics, but none quite like Assa Auerbach's latest. The Israeli physicist's new graphic novel, "Max the Demon vs. Entropy of Doom" — created with illustrator Richard Codor — aims to

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Colorado Gov. candidate Jared Polis says Basalt gun range safer alternative

August 13, 2018 — A safe shooting range is a better alternative than individuals using firearms in the woods for target practice, Democratic gubernatorial nominee and Congressman Jared Polis said Friday before a gathering of roughly 75 people in Basalt. Responding to a question from resident Stacey Craft, who

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Woman from out of state dies after fall on Mount Royal in Frisco

August 13, 2018 — A woman died Sunday evening when she fell on Mount Royal in Summit County. The woman's name has not been released. Rescue crews at the trailhead working to recover her body said she was in her mid-40s and from out of state. The woman was

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With 1,080 children competing, 2018 Kids Adventure Games was the biggest yet

August 12, 2018 — VAIL — Just how big can the Kids Adventure Games get? Not big enough, says founder Helene Mattison. What started as a spin-off of a birthday party backyard obstacle course has blossomed into a national event, soon to go international, with stops in great places

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Vail Breast Cancer Awareness Group to fund meal delivery for patients (video)

August 12, 2018 — The Vail Breast Cancer Awareness Group recently announced that they have teamed up with Weston Schroeder, a private chef in the Vail Valley, to provide meals for Eagle County residents who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Vail Chamber: We are all ambassadors of our resort area; be warm, welcoming and engaging (column)

August 12, 2018 — Try to recall an amazing travel experience. Maybe it was a family vacation, a backpacking trip or possibly it was the first time you visited the Vail Valley. Regardless of the destination, I would dare to say the people with whom you came in contact

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Gypsum council to consider smaller home, 55-plus community project at meeting Aug. 14

August 12, 2018 — GYPSUM — An ambitious plan for development that includes a 55-plus community and a smaller home development on property south of the Eagle County Regional Airport will go before the Gypsum Town Council on Tuesday night, Aug. 14. Siena Lake, planned on a 170-acre site

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Cartier: The trauma of feeling powerless in the face of danger (column)

August 12, 2018 — The fabric of our nation's history includes the fundamental belief that we control our destiny — the American dream. Hard work, dedication and a commitment to the idea that we can accomplish anything are at the core of our entrepreneurial spirit and have made us

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Norton: We can agree to disagree and still find balance in our relationships (column)

August 12, 2018 — Sometimes it could seem like there are more things happening around us that are dividing us as a community than uniting us. And as that is happening, I believe we may have lost sight, or forgotten, that it is OK to agree to disagree when

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Avon to consider raising minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21

August 11, 2018 — AVON — The Avon Town Council will consider raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The issue is part of the Tobacco 21 Initiative, a nationwide effort aimed at making it more difficult for adults ages

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Van Ens: Take the Bible on its own terms, not ours (column)

August 11, 2018 — Correctly interpreting the Bible is difficult because God has spoken to Jews, Muslims and Christians through a historical filter. Readers who disregard this historical filter confuse what scripture teaches. The Bible records an ancient past stretching from shortly after 2000 B.C. to the Maccabean Revolution,

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