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Annual Christian music festival returns to Vail’s Ford Amphitheater next weekend (1)

August 30, 2015 — 

[iframe width=”560” height=”315” src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/-VUUcR9t-oE” frameborder=”0” allowfullscreen></iframe]VAIL — Change those five words — “We’ve never done that before” — to “That’s gonna be so awesome!” and you have the basic premise …

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Healing heroes (2)

August 28, 2015 — 

Monte Davis was blown up four times in three weeks while fighting in the Middle East. He looked across 190 yards of water to the green on a playoff hole …

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Navajo Code Talker, legendary lawmaker John Pinto is a great American story (3)

August 25, 2015 — 

VAIL — All the things John Pinto has been in his 91 years, he still is: Navajo Code Talker, Marine, statesman, lawmaker, husband, father, grandfather and tireless advocate.John Pinto not …

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World title (4)

August 17, 2015 — 

It’s good to wade home waters.Team USA is the two-time defending World Youth Fly Fishing champions and has won three of the past four world team titles.This week, however, is …

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Team USA wins World Youth Fly Fishing Championships (5)

August 16, 2015 — 

If you’re a member of Team USA’s youth fly-fishing squad, then click your wader heels together three times and repeat, “There’s no place like home.”Team USA won its third straight …

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High speed chase ends with arrest at gunpoint in Eagle (6)

August 15, 2015 — 

EAGLE — A man rolling through Eagle County at more than 100 mph was arrested Friday when he didn’t stop with Eagle County Sheriff’s deputies chasing him, police said.Eagle County …

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Gypsum shop imports, builds Birkin sports cars (7)

August 12, 2015 — 

GYPSUM — You know how Halle Berry looked when she played Catwoman?Birkin sports cars sound like Halle Berry looks. They also look like Halle Berry looks.You can have your own …

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Hundreds of teens compete in the World Youth Fly Fishing Championships (8)

August 10, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — More than 200 teens are trying to fish their way to a world championship this week.The World Youth Fly Fishing Championships are in our area, with more …

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Gypsum shop imports, builds Birkin sports cars (9)

August 8, 2015 — 

GYPSUM — You know how Halle Berry looked when she played Catwoman?Birkin sports cars sound like Halle Berry looks. They also look like Halle Berry looks.You can have your own …

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Low wages in high places: U.S. proposes big pay hike for state sheepherders (10)

July 30, 2015 — 

MEEKER — The anglers and bikers traveling to the mountains slowed their cars to a crawl as hundreds of sheep flocked the country road north of Meeker. Ahead, a sheepherder …

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Football camp features six head college coaches (11)

July 6, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — The state’s top college head coaches will headline this year’s Vail Summer Football Camp roster, topped by two of Colorado’s Division 1 programs.Air Force Academy coach Troy …

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County’s raise razed by higher healthcare costs (12)

June 14, 2015 — 

EAGLE — You know how you sometimes get a raise, but the extra money is already spent because of increasing costs?That’s how it goes with Eagle County’s government.Because of increasing …

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Colorado’s Bustang bus system to connect Vail, Summit County and Glenwood Springs (13)

June 2, 2015 — 

DENVER — The Bustang even has that new idea smell, to go with its new car smell. The 13-bus statewide bus system rolled out Tuesday for its maiden voyage, a …

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Sage grouse regulations draw praise, protest (14)

May 30, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — New federal regulations could put the greater sage grouse on the road to recovery, but it could cost thousands of jobs and billions of dollars.The Obama administration’s …

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Daron Dylan Wint allegedly murders Vail Colorado-connected family (15)

May 28, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — The tentacles of a gruesome Washington, D.C. quadruple murder case reach into Eagle County.Savvas Savopoulos, 46; Amy Savopoulos, 47; their 10-year-old son, Philip; and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa, …

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Vail man among Everest’s dead (16)

May 26, 2015 — 

VAIL — A Vail man is among those killed in Mount Everest Base Camp by earthquake-triggered avalanches.Tom Taplin, 61, had been part of Vail since the 1960s, when his family …

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Education bills top Donovan’s trifecta (17)

May 13, 2015 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Most days it’s good to be Kerry Donovan, and Wednesday it was great.Sen. Donovan saw three of her bills signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper during …

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The hell of the Holocaust (18)

May 2, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series about Holocaust survivor Magda Herzberger and her amazing life. The Vail Daily is republishing these stories in honor of …

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Of life, death and love (19)

May 1, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series about Holocaust survivor Magda Herzberger and her amazing life. The Vail Daily is republishing these stories in honor of …

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Part 2: Vail’s Tom Steinberg describes liberation of Dachau (20)

April 29, 2015 — 

This is the second in a series commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration camps, near the end of World War II. Tom Steinberg, who became Vail’s …

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