Vail Valley residents recall Sept. 11

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, dawned clear and cool in the Vail Valley. The Denver Broncos had defeated the New York Giants the night before. That bright day was quickly turned on its head.As valley residents woke up, the news started to hit home that a pair of airliners had been hijacked by terrorists and flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. As the towers burned and fell, news came from Washington D.C. and Somerset County, Pennsylvania: Two more airliners had been hijacked. One was flown into the Pentagon. …

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