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Not the same ring to it: Edwards’ Shiffrin, New Jersey’s Vonn?

Not the same ring to it: Edwards’ Shiffrin, New Jersey’s Vonn?

It’s official: The U.S. Ski and Snowboard team now lists two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin as an Edwards resident. Last season the squad inexplicably listed her mostly as an…

Colorado first state in middle of nation to adopt electric vehicle standard

Colorado first state in middle of nation to adopt electric vehicle standard

Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission on Thursday voted 8-1 to approve a zero-emission vehicle standard mandating a certain percentage of the new passenger vehicles sold in Colorado are plug-in electric.…

Saying ‘no mas’ to Walmart

Saying ‘no mas’ to Walmart

Since it’s corporations through tools like Citizens United that control the political agenda in the United States, that’s clearly where we need to turn for solutions to the mass-shooting epidemic…

Reinsurance law a signifcant but small first step to fixing ski-town health care crisis

Reinsurance law a signifcant but small first step to fixing ski-town health care crisis

Forgive me for not celebrating quite as hard as the Dems down in Denver (and weirdly even Republican Sen. Cory Gardner) over Wednesday’s federal waiver that will allow Colorado to…

Eagle County, state blast ‘foul-smelling, discolored water’ at Eagle River Village

Eagle County, state blast ‘foul-smelling, discolored water’ at Eagle River Village

Editor’s note: This is part 3 of an ongoing series on water-quality issues in Eagle County that is publishing first in the Vail Daily. Click here to read part 1…

Individual market health insurance rates to drop by nearly 20 percent in 2020

Individual market health insurance rates to drop by nearly 20 percent in 2020

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday announced preliminary rates for individual health insurance plans in 2020, and Vail Democratic state Sen. Kerry Donovan cited the reinsurance bill she successfully carried…

At higher risk, Colorado residents need annual skin cancer screening

At higher risk, Colorado residents need annual skin cancer screening

I was recently diagnosed with a basal cell carcinoma on my nose. In August I’ll have Mohs surgery to remove it. To be clear, basal cell carcinoma is a form…

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…