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Horse Lubber

On a mid-November desert excursion, I encountered a most unusual insect. It’s not uncommon to observe grasshoppers, but this individual was distinctly different in several ways. Its length size and coloration was overshadowed by its behavior...

Getting Your Super Bowl Game Face On?

Score More Points This Year by Putting Kitchen Fire Safety in Your Line Up Super Bowl Sunday is the United States’ second biggest day for food consumption. That means a lot of time spent planning and preparing game day snacks. Before you kick...

Alex Herron is The Fighter

Imagine being a fourteen-year-old boy and being transported by ambulance from your student life at Andrada Polytechnic High School (Andrada) to Diamond Children’s Center. On November 6th, after a two day stay, you are diagnosed with AML...

Our Neighborhood Pets

Frosty is a light-blue and white parakeet coming up on his first birthday. He is very playful and likes to sit on your shoulder. We have two other parakeets, Berry and Sherbet, and Frosty gets along with them very well, most of the time...

Corona Cares News

Corona Cares is in need of the following pieces of medical equipment: Two Basic Wheel Walkers; a Seat Walker; and a Transport Wheelchair. If you have any of these items and you would like to donate them, please contact Ellie Abraham, Program...

News From American Legion Post 109

James K. Byrd (1978-1980) is a Charter Member of Post 109.  It was Mr. Byrd’s brainstorm, and his alone, to organize a Veterans Post in Vail, and he was also its first leader, serving Post 109 for two terms. The first as chairman of the...

Our Neighborhood Butcher

Before you know it, the NFL playoffs will be here and soon to follow the much celebrated Super Bowl matchup! Of course, this brings many gatherings and parties galore! In fact, Super Bowl weekend has now become one of the busiest weekends in...

New Director at Del Lago Golf Club

Growing up in the inner city of Cleveland, Ohio, Bailey Wherry did not know a golf ball from a kumquat. Today, he is the recently-named Director of Golf at the del Lago Golf Club in Vail. “As a kid,’’ he said, “I remember seeing a guy...

The Colossal 4th is Coming!

The Colossal Fourth Celebration is coming to Vail again with fireworks, parade, block party, music and children’s event. The Vail Preservation Society is looking for volunteers from our community to help make the 4th annual, 2018 celebration...

Sitchin and the Stars

Last month I visited the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Pennsylvania to give a lecture.  The experience was fun and intellectually enlightening.  Just before the lecture I had a good chat with University President  Dr. Jem Spectar...