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A child’s comfort and bad fashion (column) (1)

July 25, 2015 — 

Her name was Miss Rizzo; when I was 8 I would have died for her.She had flaming red hair, black roots and smelled better than a barbershop. But it was …

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Who knows the mind of Christ? (letter) (2)

July 25, 2015 — 

I am quite pleased that Richard Venier (Letter to the editor, July 22), who seems to claim that knows the mind of Christ, finds a great deal of comfort from …

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Quandary: How to stay safe in high waters (3)

July 24, 2015 — 

ANY TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE NEAR HIGH WATERS?My best tip for staying safe when the water is high? Stay out of the water. Simple, I know, but this common sense …

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Construction diminishes Vail Mountain (4)

July 24, 2015 — 

I read with sadness your July 22 article, “Construction continues on Vail Mountain.” It confirmed what I had already suspected after having recently traveled to the top of the gondola …

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Iran deal: In the crosshairs of a rogue nation (letter) (5)

July 24, 2015 — 

I’m trying to get my head around what just happened with respect to the agreement Kerry and Obama made with Iran. Perhaps one of our liberal friends can offer some …

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Shame on the Supreme Court for gay marriage decision (letter) (6)

July 24, 2015 — 

Re: Carrie Brown-Wolf’s July 20 column, “Backlash against gay marriage”We sit here as Americans today with another polarizing decision from the U.S. Supreme Court. In writing the decision for the …

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BASE jumpers should stay out of national parks (column) (7)

July 24, 2015 — 

A diminished Vail MountainI read with sadness your July 22 article, “Construction continues on Vail Mountain.” It confirmed what I had already suspected after having recently traveled to the top …

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Colorado xeriscaping: How to make your garden water-wise (8)

July 24, 2015 — 

Dear Eartha, With all the water and drought talk in California recently, I would like to do my part and use less water in my landscape. I’ve heard that if …

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From the Goebbels playbook (letter) (9)

July 23, 2015 — 

Morgan Liddick’s scapegoating of undocumented immigrants (specifically those from Mexico — despite his admission not to racialize the debate) is a maneuver out of the playbook of Paul Joseph Goebbels …

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There goes the neighborhood (letter) (10)

July 23, 2015 — 

Well it’s that time again — the invasion of the HOAs marking their territory — putting up proverbial fences to protect the neighborhood. Problem is their neighborhood has no sense …

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No pets at Dillon Farmers Market (letter) (11)

July 23, 2015 — 

The Dillon Farmers Market is a no pet event! Yet people insist on bringing their dogs. On July 17, there were several dogs on leashes there that decided it was …

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Menconi: We suck at minimum wage (12)

July 23, 2015 — 

I mean, we suck,” U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said in October at a Bloomberg News breakfast, speaking on minimum wage. “We really do.”Vail Resorts recently notified employees via email …

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Love doesn’t mean accepting sin (letter) (13)

July 22, 2015 — 

In a recent column, Carrie Brown-Wolf makes a good point in stating “There’s nothing wrong with more love in the world.” However, I will argue with Ms. Brown-Wolf’s suggestion that …

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Donald Trump’s spectacular implosion (column) (14)

July 22, 2015 — 

If you were worried that The Donald’s inevitable implosion wouldn’t be wildly spectacular, you can put your mind at ease.Give the guy some credit.Moving from insulting Mexican immigrants to insulting …

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Lamborghinis, concentration camps and fetus parts (column) (15)

July 22, 2015 — 

Like car parts chunked and sold in a junk yard, unborn baby parts have value, too. A just-released video by the Center for Medical Progress shows yet another Planned Parenthood …

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Liddick: Who will be your neighbor? (column) (16)

July 20, 2015 — 

Forget Mister Rogers. The Obama Administration will now tell you who will be your neighbor.On July 8 — with national attention focused on the perilously bad deal with a soon-to-be-nuclear …

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Backlash against gay marriage (17)

July 19, 2015 — 

My oldest daughter attended Silverthorne Elementary as a first-grade student in 2003 at a time when gay weddings were not mainstream, but they happened. In fact, they happened in our …

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Dancing to tears (column) (18)

July 18, 2015 — 

Ellie was brought to tears on the dance floor — for once it was not due to my lack of rhythm.“I can hear her heartbeat for a thousand miles. The …

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Ask Eartha: Who’s the most eco-friendly consumer in the galaxy? (19)

July 17, 2015 — 

Dear Eartha, A friend and I were having a friendly discussion regarding which of us is the most eco-friendly, and we were hoping you could help us decide what makes …

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It’s time to end Custer worship (column) (20)

July 16, 2015 — 

As the rebel flag of Dixie disappears from prominent public flagstaffs, questions are being asked about other symbols of defiance. For example, is it appropriate to display statues of Confederate …

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