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Thomas: Marking the end of a story

November 17, 2019

One job I don’t even put on my resume was when I worked at the Rutland Herald in west-central Vermont in 2003-04. The Herald is the smallest newspaper to win a Pulitzer Prize. I moved...



Norton: Confidently pursuing our success

November 17, 2019

Perhaps you do not agree with the statement that there is power in the way we see ourselves, and that is OK. I welcome you to challenge the theory here. There are countless stories of...


Johnson: Language justice inspires the community

November 16, 2019

Mountain Youth would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed to the Nov. 5 and 6 inaugural Latinx Eat Chat Parent events. Many organizations and individuals came together with one goal in...


Van Ens: Thanksgiving with no strings attached

November 16, 2019

Although Latin is a dead language, it enjoys a rebirth in American conversation. The term quid pro quo, which stands for “getting something for something,” or more colloquially, “You scratch my back, and I’ll scratch...



Mountain Recreation: Together we are better

November 15, 2019

At Mountain Recreation, we believe that we have been entrusted with our community’s most prized possessions: your health, your families, and your tax dollars. As part of finding new and relevant ways to best serve our...


Letter: A big thank you to our local veterans

November 15, 2019

To all the Eagle County Veterans who participated in the Veterans Awareness week: A big thank you to all of you for taking the time and making the effort to be involved with our Veterans...



Letter: It’s the Senate’s turn to pass the CORE Act

November 15, 2019

Thank you to Rep. Joe Neguse for his tireless leadership in passing the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The CORE Act includes the previous Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness...


Voboril: The difference between can and should

November 15, 2019

Owing to a pernicious case of pinkeye, I just spent several blissful days holed up with Violet. Even that sweetest of little ladies is persona non grata in public when cursed with conjunctivitis.  Our sequestration was...




Letter: Eugenia Zukerman’s memoir worth reading

November 14, 2019

In what may be Eugenia’s most courageous and inspirational performance yet, she writes about her experience with cognitive decline in a recently published memoir, “Like Falling Through a Cloud.” I so appreciated her virtuosity during her tenure...


Letter: Honoring our veterans

November 14, 2019

I have the honor of being the coordinator for the Veterans Awareness Programs in the county’s schools that run up and down the valley the week or so prior to Veterans Day in an effort...


Romer: Community engagement key to leadership development

November 14, 2019

People look to leaders to guide them in their actions. Good leaders are role models for the people they lead, motivating them, supporting them and facilitating communications among teams, resulting in better outcomes and higher...


Goldberg: Shaking down the rich is bad for democracy

November 14, 2019

Forget whether the math works. (It doesn’t.) Expecting billionaires to pay for all the nice things is bad for democracy. One of the more exhausting rituals of presidential campaign season is the effort to make...


Hauser: Welcome to the CMC family, Salida

November 13, 2019

Earlier this month, we witnessed a historic act: For the first time since 1981, a new community has voted to join the Colorado Mountain College special taxing district, while simultaneously the existing CMC district has...


School Views: A few words of thanksgiving

November 13, 2019

Recently I had an opportunity to meet with resort community superintendents from across the western United States. In speaking with leaders from Jackson Hole, Crested Butte, Sun Valley, and Telluride, I gained perspective about what...


Letter: We need employee housing, but not Booth Heights

November 12, 2019

I love Vail, and understand the role that the resort company plays in our community. I acknowledge the importance that housing plays for employees and employers. However, I challenge Beth Howard’s statement that the Booth Heights location...