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Retro reservoir plan flies in face of climate-change reality

Retro reservoir plan flies in face of climate-change reality

Where were you in ’52? That’s the year the Colorado Front Range cities of Aurora and Colorado Springs first started gobbling up water rights in the remote, somewhat lush mountain…

Eastman memo, Trump worship should put an end to annual Freedom Festival in Beaver Creek

Eastman memo, Trump worship should put an end to annual Freedom Festival in Beaver Creek

Why does the name John Eastman sound so familiar to readers of RealVail.com and people paying attention to right-wing politics in Eagle County in particular and Colorado in general? Eastman…

Vail: Where veeps come to play while democracy crumbles

Vail: Where veeps come to play while democracy crumbles

Why is it that when Republican presidential administrations are in shambles, their vice presidents escape to Vail? Is it that crisp, clean mountain air that helps clear the senses and…

Early opening at Vail, ski races at Beav’ sound good, but it’s Mother Nature’s call

Early opening at Vail, ski races at Beav’ sound good, but it’s Mother Nature’s call

It takes a certain degree of hubris to announce — as Vail Resorts and the Vail Valley Foundation respectively did last week — that there will for sure be lift-served,…

Opinion: Mask mandates should be implemented in Colorado schools

Opinion: Mask mandates should be implemented in Colorado schools

I learned this week that kids in my child’s elementary school are coughing on classmates to be funny. That’s what kids do — at least those who haven’t been told…

Opinion: Dismissing threat of climate change to Colorado infrastructure would be a grave oversight

Opinion: Dismissing threat of climate change to Colorado infrastructure would be a grave oversight

Without a doubt, one of the largest threats to American infrastructure is climate change. This was illustrated yet again as upwards of 10 landslides ravaged sections of Colorado’s Interstate 70…

Lamm’s anti-Olympic legacy left lasting mark on history of Vail, Beaver Creek

Lamm’s anti-Olympic legacy left lasting mark on history of Vail, Beaver Creek

You may have noticed a lack of fresh content on RealVail.com the last few weeks due to some pent-up post-pandemic traveling to coastal destinations (more on that in a future…

Opinion: Human-caused climate change no longer a subject for political, policy debate

Opinion: Human-caused climate change no longer a subject for political, policy debate

In 1970, George S. Benton, in his time one of the nation’s leading atmospheric scientists, wrote about a rise in the Earth’s mean temperature since 1880.  “The cause of these…

Memorial Day, COVID class graduation underscores true definition of sacrifice

Memorial Day, COVID class graduation underscores true definition of sacrifice

I’m late writing my usual blog post commemorating Memorial Day due to a bevy of graduation activities for my middle son, Max Williams, who just finished second in his class…

Analysis: Boebert’s history of racist rhetoric, white nationalist sympathy

Analysis: Boebert’s history of racist rhetoric, white nationalist sympathy

Colorado Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, who represents the western two-thirds of Eagle County and most of the state’s Western Slope, is best known for her antics on gun rights and her ties to…