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Thomas: The Iran protests

January 17, 2020

The latest protests in Iran by people angry over the Iranian military’s missile launch that “unintentionally” downed a Ukrainian jetliner killing many Iranians, Canadians and others, is different from past protests over rigged elections, rising...


Wissot: An open letter to all voting millennials

January 17, 2020

Dear millennials: “A nation turns its lonely eyes to you.”Don’t recognize the line? Don’t worry. Why should you? It’s from the 1960s Simon and Garfunkel song “Mrs. Robinson” featured in the movie, “The Graduate,” from the...





Romer: A peek into Eagle County’s economy

January 16, 2020

Economic vitality and community resilience are a team effort. Local businesses, governments and residents must all play an active and ongoing role in positively influencing positive economic change. Economic development efforts must focus on how...



Van Beek: Playing well together

January 15, 2020

We are so fortunate that in Eagle County we have an exceptional team of first responders and law enforcement. When an event occurs, we generally operate as a smooth machine beneath the chaos of the...




Robbins: A few legal terms explained

January 14, 2020

When I was a young attorney, I had a Visa card sponsored by the American Bar Association. The well-known scales of justice were poised beside the distinctive blue Visa logo. As I new lawyer, I thought that...


Haims: Following doctors’ orders is a game-changer

January 13, 2020

There are many factors that contribute to one’s well-being and recovery after a visit to see a medical provider. One factor, the one you can actually control, the one that works best is simple —...


Carnes: Strudelfest in Vail?

January 13, 2020

Warning for all guests contemplating a visit to the Vail Valley this winter: The recent Hallmark Channel movie, “Winter in Vail,” has as much to do with the real Vail Valley as the Denver Broncos...


Armijo: Now is the perfect time to let go

January 12, 2020

As we enter the new year and new decade, there are some people still holding onto past events that are no longer serving them. The new year and new decade should be seen as a...


Norton: The speed of the game

January 12, 2020

A few years ago, we all talked about the “Easy Button.” It was a meme before there was anything even known as a meme. There was an icon with a big red button that we...


Halzel: Connecting youth with caring adults

January 11, 2020

January is National Mentoring Month, and Bright Future Foundation’s Buddy Mentors program is celebrating the annual campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults. Buddy...


Curious Nature: The Utes are the original Coloradans

January 11, 2020

According to tribal legend, the Ute Indians have lived in the mountains of Colorado since the beginning of time. They hunted, fished, and foraged for food in a land of plenty for centuries. They were...


Matney: Hope and faith in the new year

January 11, 2020

Happy New Year! I love saying that because it rings with the hope and promise of good things to come. I believe we can expect many blessings in the new year. Yet, many times we...


Voboril: Helping hands and hate speech

January 10, 2020

Unbeknownst to the reveling hordes that descended this holiday season, the Vail Valley is not a snow globe come to life for two weeks each winter. Sure, there are elements of fantasy to our quotidian existence,...


Financial Focus: Look for changes in retirement plans

January 9, 2020

It might not have made the headlines, but a recently passed piece of legislation could affect the IRAs and 401(k)s of millions of Americans beginning in 2020. So, if you have either of these accounts...