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Is race a factor in the deal that got away at Eagle River Village?

Is race a factor in the deal that got away at Eagle River Village?

In the first two installments for the Vail Daily of what I hope will be an ongoing series on water quality and low-income housing in the Vail Valley, I purposefully…

Eagle River Village water deemed undrinkable by numerous residents

Eagle River Village water deemed undrinkable by numerous residents

I recently spoke to a woman who lives in the Eagle River Village mobile home park in Edwards who told me she gets a rash-like skin condition from bathing in…

Road trip from Vail to Puerto Peñasco shows need for open border

Road trip from Vail to Puerto Peñasco shows need for open border

The Williams family just got back from an 1,852-mile (roundtrip) road trip from our home in EagleVail, Colorado, to Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico. It was a great low-cost beach vacation…

Beware undeclared foreign wars based on dubious intelligence

Beware undeclared foreign wars based on dubious intelligence

In my post-Memorial Day post Tuesday on the abdication by Congress of its constitutional duty to debate and declare war, I ran out of time to dip into a couple…

As Iran conflict looms, Congress on Memorial Day has forgotten how to declare war

As Iran conflict looms, Congress on Memorial Day has forgotten how to declare war

I always miss talking to my late father, Col. Cecil Wayne Williams, about matters of national security and the role of Congress and the White House in determining where, when…

May powder days at Breck, A-Basin and killer mud-season lunch specials

May powder days at Breck, A-Basin and killer mud-season lunch specials

Editor’s note: This blog post was update on Sunday, May 19, to reflect the issuing of a Winter Storm Warning by the National Weather Service for the Vail Valley and…

Littwin: We are thankful for heroes, but we must ask why any hero must die for going to school

Littwin: We are thankful for heroes, but we must ask why any hero must die for going to school

Editor’s note: Mike Littwin’s column runs regularly on The Colorado Independent website. I hate to admit this, but I take too little comfort in the heroics of Kendrick Castillo, who…

Humans hammering other species into extinction as climate change accelerates

Humans hammering other species into extinction as climate change accelerates

Somehow there’s nothing quite so sad for skiers and mountain dwellers as seeing a substantial winter’s worth of snowpack rapidly melt away into our surrounding streams and rivers, which is…

Red flag recalls revealed as purely political Republican tactic voters should reject

Red flag recalls revealed as purely political Republican tactic voters should reject

Republicans eager to start recalling “overreaching” Democrats who are simply doing what Colorado voters overwhelming sent them to Denver to do last November should pay attention to the words of…

Dems finally getting something done to start lowering runaway costs of health insurance

Dems finally getting something done to start lowering runaway costs of health insurance

State Sen. Kerry Donovan, D-Vail, is rightly focused on the key issues voters overwhelmingly sent her to Denver to deal with last November. One of the biggest issues, for me…