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Courage of convictions: ski companies standing up, speaking out on immigration, climate change

Courage of convictions: ski companies standing up, speaking out on immigration, climate change

On a cool and slightly rainy Friday morning in Eagle-Vail, it’s hard for me to get too excited about last night’s stinging defeat of the hated New England Patriots (because…

Call your member of Congress and support your local Dreamers by backing DACA

Call your member of Congress and support your local Dreamers by backing DACA

Editor’s note: The Trump administration on Tuesday announced it will end DACA in six months. I got some great response to an article I wrote recently on local Dreamer, early…

Bannon banished but Trump’s true colors likely to shine on

Bannon banished but Trump’s true colors likely to shine on

The big news of the day out of the White House was the ouster of alt-right poster boy Steve Bannon, who wasted no time scurrying back to his Breitbart cave…

My family’s anti-Trump travelogue

My family’s anti-Trump travelogue

Over the last year I’ve used family vacations and travel abroad to try and impart historical lessons my three boys can hopefully use to put current events into proper historical…

Colorado climate change and the incredible shrinking ski season

Colorado climate change and the incredible shrinking ski season

If you live and work in the Rocky Mountains mainly to ski powder during the winter months, then you’re probably as disappointed as I am in the current ski season,…

Shanahan should have consulted his dad on riding running game to SB glory

Shanahan should have consulted his dad on riding running game to SB glory

In the wake of the New England Patriots winning (or, more to the point, the Atlanta Falcons losing) Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Denver Broncos Executive Vice President and GM…

Stowe rumors should stoke ski train expansion in Vail

Stowe rumors should stoke ski train expansion in Vail

For years, I’ve wondered, as Vail Resorts snapped up small ski areas near major metro areas like Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis to bolster its Epic Pass season ski pass, why…

The swamp is so much deeper on first full day of Trump presidency

The swamp is so much deeper on first full day of Trump presidency

It’s remarkable to me what kind of character flaws American voters will ignore if they agree with their candidate’s overarching ideology. More than 62 million voters overlooked Donald Trump’s obvious…

Reflecting on leadership qualities in football, ski racing, life

Reflecting on leadership qualities in football, ski racing, life

Vail will be mostly dry and sunny this week – a good opportunity to stop skiing (don’t worry, the powder will be back this weekend and next week) and clean…

Bigger is better when it comes Marriott Residence Inn proposal in West Vail

Bigger is better when it comes Marriott Residence Inn proposal in West Vail

Editor’s note: The Vail Town Council on Tuesday voted 5-2 to approve the SDD ordinance after presentation of the developer’s modified plan. On Tuesday, the Vail Town Council will once…