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Artist Jim Cotter to lecture, give work demo in Michigan

March 21, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Local artist Jim Cotter was invited to lecture through the Michigan area, from Friday to today. He has been invited to give a demonstration of his signature concrete work for the College for Creative Studies, Michigan Metalsmiths Association, Wayne State University and […]

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Vail Centre announces new scholarship effort

March 20, 2017 — VAIL — Since the beginning of 2017, the Vail Centre has awarded $30,000 in scholarship funds to deserving locals. Those scholarships will enable recipients to take one of the Vail Centre's courses in 2017. "I am so excited to receive a scholarship from the Vail […]

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Seven local speech stars headed to nationals

March 20, 2017 — Battle Mountain is something like the New England Patriots (sorry Broncos fans) of speech and debate. They've sent competitors to the nationals seven times, including the last four consecutive years. Battle Mountain's five national qualifiers this year is a school record. Hailea Stone and Sam […]

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Benjamin Dantas excels at climbing championships

March 20, 2017 — VAIL — Benjamin Dantas of Avon, continues to excel at the national competitive level of rock climbing. Dantas recently attended his seventh straight USA Climbing National Championships, which this year was held in Salt Lake City. This three-day event is host to the best 500 […]

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Actively Green finishes its fourth year of certification

March 20, 2017 — AVON — Walking Mountains Science Center has completed the fourth year of its Actively Green certification program. Becoming Actively Green certified has provided Walking Mountains with ways to easily monitor its energy usage, waste diversion, employee engagement and sustainable purchases. This initial step of tracking […]

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Eagle County senior calendar

March 20, 2017 — Upcoming senior events • Wednesday: New! Medicare counseling will be held every Wednesday from 10:30-2:30 at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Must call 328-8896 to sign up for a spot. • Friday: Book Lover's Coffee Klatch, 10:30 a.m. at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Come […]

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Two local schools earn statewide academic honors

March 18, 2017 — EAGLE — Two local schools earned statewide honors for soaring academically. Brush Creek Elementary and Eagle County Charter Academy earned achievement awards from the Colorado Department of Education. • Brush Creek earned Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award. • Eagle County Charter Academy earned John Irwin Schools […]

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Local schools slated to host fine arts showcase

March 17, 2017 — EAGLE — Local schools will host their inaugural Fine Arts Showcase, recognizing young artists in all grades. The events, one in Battle Mountain High School and another in Eagle Valley High School, featuring two student events recognizing young artists and musicians in art, music and […]

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First Cover Rock event had $1.5M impact, town of Avon says

March 17, 2017 — AVON — Cover Rock, a two-day music festival held in Avon in 2016, had a significant impact on the local economy according to figures released by the town. Based on tax revenue for the weekend of June 24 and 25, total dollars spent is estimated […]

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Russell retires after 15 years at WECMRD helm

March 16, 2017 — EAGLE — After 15 years at the helm of the Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District, Steve Russell figures its time to enjoy some more personal recreation. Russell will retire from the organization of May 5. "Hopefully now I will play a little more golf […]

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Epic SchoolKids to return

March 16, 2017 — BROOMFIELD — The Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack, which has provided more than 45,000 Colorado children with free skiing and snowboarding access the past two winter seasons, is returning for the 2017-2018 winter season. Providing 16 days of free skiing or snowboarding, with four free days […]

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KSKE’s Swanson earns entertainment award

March 16, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Steve Swanson, of Ski Country Radio, KSKE 101.7 of Avon, recently won a Colorado Broadcasters Association award for the Best Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program, "Saturdays with Swannie," hosted by Steve Swanson. 'roots' "Steve's program is built on a rich history of 'roots' […]

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Starting Hearts begins first responder scholarship with Colorado Mountain College

March 3, 2017 — EDWARDS — Starting Hearts, in cooperation with Colorado Mountain College, has initiated the Starting Hearts First Responder Scholarship. The newly created scholarship is designed to supplement the education, training and services needed by first responders in the performance of their duties throughout the region. 'Mission […]

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Local schools land $400,000 STEM grant

March 3, 2017 — EAGLE — Eagle County schools landed a $400,000 state grant to improve training for math and science teachers. The money goes to a federally funded Math Science Partnership program, and will help the district expand its STEM programs, science, technology, engineering and math. It will […]

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Aspen home earns LEED Silver honor from council

March 2, 2017 — ASPEN — A Minturn-based firm played a key role in a custom home in Aspen earning the Silver level of LEED for Homes certification through the U.S. Green Building Council. The home is among only a handful of other local projects to reach this distinction. […]

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Eagle County Democrats elect several party officers

March 1, 2017 — EDWARDS — The Eagle County Democratic Party recently held its biennial reorganization meeting. New officers elected, all by acclamation, are: Joy Harrison, chair; Dylan Roberts, vice-chair; Sarah Andrews, secretary; and Annie Goodman, treasurer. Additional Members-at-Large elected to support the Democratic Party's programs include Inga Causey, […]

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Local Republicans vote to elect new party officers

February 26, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County Republicans held their election of officers Feb. 15 at the Avon Town Council Chambers. With seven seats up for election, Kaye Ferry was once again elected as chairman, John Rosenfeld as first vice chair, Max Schmidt, second vice chair, Bill […]

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Vail Valley Cares provides scholarships to local college

February 26, 2017 — EAGLE — Originally established in 2014, Vail Valley Cares scholarships, offered in partnership with Colorado Mountain College, are available to Eagle County residents with a desire for a college education. Vail Valley Cares Scholarships, valid at any CMC campus, are designed to provide assistance for […]

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Agent named Premier Aussie Specialist

February 26, 2017 — VAIL — Rosie Holliday has been named a 2016-17 North American Premier Aussie Specialist, one of an elite group of 100 travel agents recognized by Tourism Australia as top sellers of travel to Australia. In its 10th year, the Premier Aussie Specialist program acknowledges travel […]

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Londa Dewey joins Vail Centre

February 25, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Londa Dewey, president of The QTI Group, is the newest member of the Vail Centre's Board of Directors. "We are very lucky to have Londa Dewey join the board. She is a dynamic individual with over 30 years of business experience in […]

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