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Haims: Small steps make a huge difference
Haims: Small steps make a huge difference

April 22, 2019

There are few other communities where the summer activities are revered as much as here in our mountain communities. Regardless of age, people here love being outside and taking advantage of the many activities provided....



Letter: Thanks for beautiful new Red Sandstone
Letter: Thanks for beautiful new Red Sandstone

April 22, 2019

My daughter and I were lucky enough to attend the ribbon cutting for the new Red Sandstone Elementary School. Wow, it is beautiful.   The view from the library of the Gore Range is one people...


Carnes: To impeach or not to impeach
Carnes: To impeach or not to impeach

April 22, 2019

Thanks to the Vail Daily, I am approached in public more often than one might think. Whether on the ski mountain, walking through the village, sitting in a bar or restaurant and even on the...


Cartier: Abuse of power
Cartier: Abuse of power

April 21, 2019

With this week’s release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, both sides of the political spectrum are claiming victory. Yet, it is the American people who lost. Two years of investigation, at an estimated cost...


Norton: Learning the language of success
Norton: Learning the language of success

April 21, 2019

Have you ever had a desire to learn to speak a foreign language? Some, if not many of you are already bilingual or multilingual. If that is you, then you have my deepest respect as...


Van Ens: Every Sunday is Easter Sunday
Van Ens: Every Sunday is Easter Sunday

April 20, 2019

“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. `Tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning,” quipped Mark Twain, whose verbal asides aren’t glib. His...




Letter: Red-flag law could have saved my friend
Letter: Red-flag law could have saved my friend

April 19, 2019

I want to thank the Vail Daily Editorial Board for supporting the passage of the red-flag Law. I know any form of gun control is controversial, but laws that protect people over property are necessary....


Letter: It wasn’t Pete Seibert’s boo-boo
Letter: It wasn’t Pete Seibert’s boo-boo

April 19, 2019

Actually the straight lift line up Golden Peak was cut by Chuck Lewis while Pete Seibert was away in Europe. This resulted in the departure of Chuck from Vail Associates. Pete’s solution to preserve Golden Peak...



Voboril: Close calls and open arms
Voboril: Close calls and open arms

April 19, 2019

With a sidelong glance and a big grin, she blasts the afterburners and takes off ahead of me, a vision in black taking graceful, powerful turns on the creamy March bounty. Not slowing down, she...








Letter: Thanks to Kerry Donovan, Dylan Roberts
Letter: Thanks to Kerry Donovan, Dylan Roberts

April 17, 2019

With less than a month to go in the 2019 legislative session, I would like to thank state Sen. Kerry Donovan and Rep. Dylan Roberts for their hard work in   service to our communities. Their...