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Consultant: Local airport not ready for Mexico flights (1)

July 23, 2014 — 

EAGLE — An air travel consultant advised Eagle County to say “not yet” to more direct international flights. Campbell-Hill’s Kevin Schorr presented a feasibility study to determine whether the numbers …

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Vail-Summit surgeons lead medical mission trip to Rwanda (2)

July 20, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — When two local surgeons landed in Rwanda, they almost doubled that country’s number of orthopedists. Rwanda, a country with 12 million people, only has three orthopedic surgeons. …

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Colorado River claims two victims in separate incidents (3)

July 7, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Two bodies were pulled from the Colorado River on Saturday, one near northern Eagle County and another in Garfield County. Boaters from Avon and Glenwood Springs were …

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Third lane to be added to eastbound Interstate 70 (4)

July 6, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — CDOT is adding a third lane — sort of — on eastbound Interstate 70 that should help ease traffic bottlenecks. The Peak Period Shoulder Lane project is …

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Heavy holiday traffic expected to start Thursday (5)

July 2, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — More than 665,000 Coloradans are expected to hit the road this weekend, and it may seem that they’re all headed here. Heavy holiday weekend traffic is expected …

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Bone detectives dig on at Vail construction site (6)

July 2, 2014 — 

VAIL — About that skeleton found in a Lionshead construction site, we know what it isn’t. “It’s definitely not a Native American,” said Kara Bettis, Eagle County coroner. What it …

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Woman accused of murder pleads not guilty (7)

June 30, 2014 — 

EAGLE — An Aurora woman accused of driving her mother to a remote part of Eagle County, killing her and leaving the body lying in the middle of a gravel …

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River series: The toll of drought (8)

June 29, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series on the future of water in the West and the Colorado River. It’s from the State of the River meeting, …

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River series: The state of the river (9)

June 28, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the future of water in the West and the Colorado River. Information is from the State of the River …

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River series: The fight over water (10)

June 28, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the future of water in the West and the Colorado River. It’s from the State of the River meeting, …

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Rifle airport plan to focus on weather-diverted flights (11)

May 30, 2014 — 

RIFLE — Praying for snow has an additional meaning for officials and companies at what is now called the Rifle Garfield County Airport. A 10-year update to the airport master …

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Alleged carjacker could spend 20 years in prison (12)

May 29, 2014 — 

EAGLE — Forest Mangus is accused of stealing a car and robbing a motel at gunpoint, and he could spend 20 years in prison reconsidering his life choices. Prosecutors offered …

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Vail native Buddy Lazier is running his 18th Indianapolis 500 (13)

May 23, 2014 — 

VAIL — The years have flashed past like an Indy car since Buddy Lazier was the youngest driver in the Indianapolis 500 at 21 years old in 1991. When the …

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Avon pizza shop robbed at gunpoint on Saturday (14)

May 17, 2014 — 

AVON — Avon police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Domino’s Pizza early Saturday morning. A man held two employees at gunpoint and took an undisclosed amount of …

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Eagle County selects locations for eight retail marijuana licenses (15)

May 16, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — A longtime local business family landed one of Eagle County’s rare retail marijuana licenses. Jim and Kristin Comerford will add The Vail Bud Brewery to their roster …

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New Boy Scout camp to open in Dotsero in June (16)

May 8, 2014 — 

DOTSERO — Adventurer and Eagle Scout Steve Fossett set 115 world records and credits the Boy Scouts with helping him “catch the adventure bug.” With that spirit in mind, the …

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Gypsum teen charged in father’s death (17)

May 5, 2014 — 

GYPSUM — A 13 year old Gypsum boy is being charged with murder in his father’s death. The boy was arrested and advised late Monday that he will be charged …

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New Obamacare map could cut insurance costs (18)

May 5, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado’s High Country has the nation’s highest Obamacare costs, but regional residents could get some relief if changes in a statewide insurance rating map become final. Colorado’s …

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Could recreational marijuana business surpass ski industry? (19)

April 29, 2014 — 

VAIL — You have to admire the optimism of Colorado’s ganjapreneurs who say the state’s legal pot industry could generate more money than skiing in a few years. Skiing pumps …

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Eagle County kids spinning wrenches to build solar-powered race cars (20)

March 25, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — When Noah Davis launched a solar car competition, he knew he had to answer one question: How fast does it go? Really, really fast. Davis runs Energetics …

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