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Opinion: Constitution requires Trump be kept off ballots for engaging in insurrection

Opinion: Constitution requires Trump be kept off ballots for engaging in insurrection

There is no serious dispute about it: Former President Donald Trump while still in office engaged in insurrection when he impelled a mob to storm the U.S. Capitol. Also not…

Timely new book ‘Wildflowers Never Die’ follows careers of CIA operatives from Korea to Camp Hale to Laos to Vietnam

Timely new book ‘Wildflowers Never Die’ follows careers of CIA operatives from Korea to Camp Hale to Laos to Vietnam

While it’s been reported on locally for years, it’s safe to say the lesser-known use of Camp Hale near Vail as a CIA training ground for Tibetan guerillas returning home to…

Opinion: Gun absolutists must become social pariahs

Opinion: Gun absolutists must become social pariahs

America is a country-size arsenal. There are 20% more guns in the U.S. than people. Americans are estimated to own 393 million of the 857 million guns in the world,…

Judge Luttig from his home in Vail on Trump and Jan. 6: ‘Worst crime … a president could commit’

Judge Luttig from his home in Vail on Trump and Jan. 6: ‘Worst crime … a president could commit’

VAIL, Colo. — Impeachment politics and the possibility of presidential prosecution surprisingly keep cropping up here in Vail, where new Jan. 6 revelations are about as unexpected as an affordable…

No new Miller film, but still plenty of cinematic stoke in snow sports in 2023

No new Miller film, but still plenty of cinematic stoke in snow sports in 2023

With the sad news that Outdoor Inc. is pulling the plug on shooting new Warren Miller movies — at least for this season — it’s good to know so many…

Backcountry skiing: Learning from tragedy by being prepared, getting more training

Backcountry skiing: Learning from tragedy by being prepared, getting more training

On Tuesday, Dec. 27, my wife and I and two of our three sons took an all-day avy prep course with Apex Mountain School in EagleVail. It was a morning of…

Stunning new venue Chasing Rabbits looks to fill entertainment void in Vail

Stunning new venue Chasing Rabbits looks to fill entertainment void in Vail

Touring Vail’s newest entertainment venue Chasing Rabbits at Solaris Vail last week, I think I was doing exactly what the name of the place wants you to do: I was…

Please don’t donate to RealVail.com, but do give, if you can, to these other worthy websites, journalists

Please don’t donate to RealVail.com, but do give, if you can, to these other worthy websites, journalists

This is the rare entreaty from a journalist this time of year not asking for financial contributions to continue my reporting. Instead, I’m asking loyal RealVail.com readers to give to other media…

Opinion: Colorado lawmakers must act to end relentless cycle of mass shootings

Opinion: Colorado lawmakers must act to end relentless cycle of mass shootings

The hate-motivated massacre in Colorado Springs last month changed the gun violence conversation in Colorado, and new gun measures will almost certainly be enacted during the legislative session that begins…

To EV or not to EV: That is the new car question

To EV or not to EV: That is the new car question

A full disclosure. I bought a car recently, and I had hoped it would be all electric. But I’m a tough cookie to satisfy. Teslas are out of my price…