Monthly Archives: September 2012

Vail expansion really was about bigger = better

Blue Sky Basin was to be Vail’s insurance policy, north-facing terrain in case drought left the Back Bowls in rocks and grass. Well, the winter of 2011-2012 was exactly such a winter. And guess what? It wasn’t until Jan. 19 that the terrain was opened. So much for an insurance policy. Maybe it was all about selling detergent: bigger = better. Continue reading

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The upside down logic of gun-rights advocates

Because anybody can be on the dark side, say gun-rights advocates, those on the side of goodness must be prepared, guns handy – because, well, you just never know. But does that also extend to concrete- and steel-reinforced bulldozers? Continue reading

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