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Tag Archives: Vail

Local jurisdictions navigate air space for drone photography

This story first appeared at the Colorado Freedom of Information coalition website.    While the Colorado legislature has dismissed several attempts to regulate unmanned aerial […]...

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April 18, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Mexican immigrants settle for $1 million in sexual harassment suit

A Vail condo company will pay a total of $1.02 million to eight of its former housekeepers to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. The workers, […]...

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February 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized
Snow drought forces Colorado to face frightening new climate-change reality

Snow drought forces Colorado to face frightening new climate-change reality

Just a year after record snowfall throughout much of the Rocky Mountain West, the region is locked in a snow drought not seen since Jimmy Carter surrendered the White House to Ronald Reagan in the early 1980s. The record dry...

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January 9, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
‘Occupy Aspen’ tries to bring populist protests to posh 1-percent playground

‘Occupy Aspen’ tries to bring populist protests to posh 1-percent playground

It was a modest start, but a start nonetheless for disaffected worker bees representing the 99 percent toiling in the 1-percent playground of the rich and famous in Aspen on Monday. ...

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October 12, 2011 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

Why are the Kochs so afraid of Obama?

Audio smuggled out of the right-wing billionaire benefactor Koch Brothers' secret meeting in Beaver Creek last month has made headlines for the red-meat rhetoric it captured and for identifying the high-profile attendees who sneaked in and out of...

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September 8, 2011 Center Well, Politics

Vail newspaper to launch next week

Here’s a sentence you don’t see much these days: A new newspaper will hit the streets Thursday. Erin Chavez, former Associate Publisher of the Vail Mountaineer, which closed in June along with the Denver Daily News, will launch a...

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August 26, 2011 Uncategorized

Report: Polis 6th richest member of Congress

Boulder Democrat Jared Polis ranks No. 6 on Roll Call’s list of the wealthiest members of Congress, with $65.91 million in assets. ...

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August 19, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, skiing Vail this weekend

Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, skiing Vail this weekend

First lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha are skiing Vail Mountain today, according to several sources and local reports. President Barack Obama reportedly did not accompany his family to Vail for the Presidents Day Weekend....

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February 19, 2011 Politics, Top Stories

Colorado victims eyeing Madoff lawsuit revelations with intense interest

A lot of formerly more wealthy Coloradans are watching with interest recent revelations stemming from numerous lawsuits trying to recover the ill-gotten gains of Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. Thursday’s New York Times blockbuster was that JPMorgan Chase officials allegedly...

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February 4, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Mountain real estate crash breaks records set during 1980s energy bust

Mountain real estate crash breaks records set during 1980s energy bust

VAIL -- Last year saw a new record number of foreclosures in Vail, Beaver Creek and surrounding Eagle County, but it also saw a significant increase in home sales over 2009, which may wind up being the low mark in...

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January 13, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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Of eight candidates for Colorado governor, who would release their tax returns?

Read my lips: No view taxes. That’s what some candidates in Colorado’s eight-person race for governor, Republican and Democrat, are saying about the prospect of […]

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