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Health insurance debacle: Reinsurance, preexisting condition protection, public option all in danger

Health insurance debacle: Reinsurance, preexisting condition protection, public option all in danger

I’ve written extensively in the past about how absolutely unaffordable individual-market health insurance plans (the ones you must buy if you don’t get help through your employer) are in Eagle…

Winding down one of the strangest ski seasons ever in Vail, eyeing other forms of outdoor recreation

Winding down one of the strangest ski seasons ever in Vail, eyeing other forms of outdoor recreation

This would have been, should have been, closing weekend of a fairly decent 2019-20 ski season at Vail. Unfortunately, lift-served skiing has been done for more than a month since…

Before you click that donate button, time to think long and hard about newspaper business models

Before you click that donate button, time to think long and hard about newspaper business models

There’s been some grim news in the local news industry lately following the mid-March shutdown of Colorado’s economy in response to the growing COVID-19 outbreak. So allow me to lead…

Past experience informs levels of concern over the COVID-19 outbreak

Past experience informs levels of concern over the COVID-19 outbreak

I am scared shitless of the COVID-19 virus … and you should be too. My wife and best friend, Kristin, with whom I am happy to now hunker down in…

One unforgettable day with Dean Cummings in Alaska

One unforgettable day with Dean Cummings in Alaska

I met Dean Cummings in late April of 2005 when I flew with a friend from Cordova to Valdez, Alaska, on a Cessna 172 and got a day rate the…

Colorado’s public option health insurance could be critical if Trump, SCOTUS kill ACA

Colorado’s public option health insurance could be critical if Trump, SCOTUS kill ACA

In an article that first appeared in the Vail Daily, I recently wrote about the proposed Colorado public option health insurance law that would compel private insurance companies doing business…

Warm storms aren’t great for sustaining skiing, snowpack or cloud seeding

Warm storms aren’t great for sustaining skiing, snowpack or cloud seeding

March used to be a heart-of-winter kind of a month in Colorado’s high country, with colder temperatures and tons of fluffy, highly skiable snow throughout the month. Sure, the sun…

Japan ski travel a distant memory as Hokkaido declares state of emergency

Japan ski travel a distant memory as Hokkaido declares state of emergency

Is it ironic or just fortuitous that the same week I wrote a ski-travel story for the Vail Daily featuring my December trip to Rusutsu on the northern island of…

Aspen Journalism, Vail Daily team up to keep spotlight on water at Eagle River Village

Aspen Journalism, Vail Daily team up to keep spotlight on water at Eagle River Village

I want to express my sincere thanks to the nonprofit Aspen Journalism and the for-profit Vail Daily for collaborating and funding my ongoing reporting on water-quality issues at the Eagle…

Ski with love this snowy season in Vail, and be careful clearing snow, driving and going O.B.

Ski with love this snowy season in Vail, and be careful clearing snow, driving and going O.B.

What an incredible snow event this weekend in the Vail Valley. Three feet have fallen since last Monday at Beaver Creek, and Vail has seen nearly 4 feet (44 inches…

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