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The truth about how much Americans have saved for retirement

The truth about how much Americans have saved for retirement

Unfortunately, many Americans are already behind on building their nest eggs. Particularly concerning is the average retirement savings of adults in their forties. Ideally, by that age, most people have had…

Funding mental health services won’t end all gun violence, but it will save lives

Funding mental health services won’t end all gun violence, but it will save lives

Andrew Romanoff, who as the president and CEO of Mental Health Colorado wholeheartedly supports Eagle County Ballot Issue 1A, wanted to make sure during a recent interview that I was…

Only reason to support Colorado Olympic bid: Hyperloop One

Only reason to support Colorado Olympic bid: Hyperloop One

Recent reports have indicated Colorado may have an outside shot at landing the 2026 or 2030 Winter Olympics, and one would think that as an Eagle-Vail resident and someone who’s…

Trump’s NFL tirade rooted in his own inadequacies and failures to honor the flag

Trump’s NFL tirade rooted in his own inadequacies and failures to honor the flag

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday claimed President Donald Trump weighed in so divisively on NFL civil rights national anthem protests in an attempt to distract the nation from his…

From Trump to Pompeo: Lucking out with a candid-camera cellphone steakhouse shot

From Trump to Pompeo: Lucking out with a candid-camera cellphone steakhouse shot

All journalists know that tenacious digging results in the biggest scoops, but sometimes great stories just fall into your lap. Take, for instance, The New York Times story this week…

I will stop watching ESPN if it fires Jemele Hill for calling Trump a white supremacist

I will stop watching ESPN if it fires Jemele Hill for calling Trump a white supremacist

The White House is calling for ESPN host Jemele Hill to be fired for tweeting that President Donald Trump “is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other…

Corporations must stand up to Trump on issues such as immigration, climate change

Corporations must stand up to Trump on issues such as immigration, climate change

We choked on smoke all week in the Vail Valley as wildfires rage from British Columbia to Steamboat Springs. Meanwhile, the more than four feet of rain that deluged Houston…

What would Jesus do? Preserve DACA program and ‘show great heart’ to Dreamers

What would Jesus do? Preserve DACA program and ‘show great heart’ to Dreamers

I’ve been writing a lot lately about the looming legal deadline facing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented by President Barack Obama and threatened by 10 Republican…

Colorado leaders condemn Trump’s ‘very fine’ Nazis comments, call for true leadership

Colorado leaders condemn Trump’s ‘very fine’ Nazis comments, call for true leadership

The fallout from President Donald Trump’s incendiary and highly divisive comments on the Charlottesville white supremacy riots and alleged murder of anti-fascist counter-protestor last weekend continued to reverberate throughout American…

Trump must learn there are no ‘very fine people’ marching for Nazism, slavery, civil war

Trump must learn there are no ‘very fine people’ marching for Nazism, slavery, civil war

On Tuesday I posted “My family’s anti-Trump travelogue” on Rocky Mountain Post sister site RealVail.com, explaining the historical teaching moments we’ve experienced during our last year of travel both domestically…

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