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Hammer time (1)

May 4, 2016 — 

Ain’t no mountain high enough if you’re Lucas Onan.The Vail ski instructor is spending his summer riding his bicycle coast-to-coast for Bike & Build, which does what the name suggests …

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Coffee education event on Saturday at The Bookworm features Denver expert (2)

May 4, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — There are thousands of stories to be discovered at The Bookworm of Edwards. There are lands to visit, characters to meet and countless adventures to experience from the …

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Toms leads Eagle-Vail board of director vote (3)

May 3, 2016 — 

EAGLE-VAIL — This neighborhood elected two new members to its metropolitan district board and returned an appointed incumbent, who received the most votes of any of the eight candidates running.Voters …

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New faces join WECMRD board (4)

May 3, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — Nine candidates ran for four Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District board of directors seats during the polling place election across the county Tuesday.Mikayla Curtis (93 votes), Christopher …

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Ambulance tax question narrowly passes (5)

May 3, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — The valleywide ambulance district won its tax increase election by 24 votes, missing an automatic recount by 10.“People sometimes think their vote does not mean anything, but yes, …

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Avon joint public safety facility passes voters (6)

May 3, 2016 — 

AVON — Voters on Tuesday approved moving both the police and fire stations in town to a combined facility on Buck Creek Road.It is a complicated deal that started last …

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Edwards voters pass sales tax (7)

May 3, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — Voters on Tuesday approved a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase for most of the businesses in the community. The sales tax is a way for …

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Gypsum Fire District tax funding passes by large margin (8)

May 3, 2016 — 

GYPSUM — The third time was the charm for the Gypsum Fire District’s tax proposal.Gypsum voters approved the proposed property tax increase by a 2-1 margin, bringing desperately needed cash …

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Huskies girls lax wins at Fruita (9)

May 3, 2016 — 

FRUITA — Battle Mountain girls lacrosse kept its drive alive for a playoff spot on Tuesday with a 16-15 win at Fruita Monument.The Huskies are 11-1 after Tuesday’s win, which …

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Battle Mountain bounces back to beat Evergreen (10)

May 3, 2016 — 

EVERGREEN — As Scarlett O’Hara reminded moviegoers that “tomorrow is another day,” so it was for Battle Mountain soccer.After a devastating 3-0 defeat to Steamboat Springs on Tuesday at home, …

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Suarez tops Vail Rec District board of directors voting (11)

May 3, 2016 — 

VAIL — Two open seats on the Vail Recreation District’s board of directors will be filled by Bill J. Suarez and Roland J. Kjesbo after the special district’s polling place …

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Nibbles: Culinary happenings around Eagle County (12)

May 3, 2016 — 

AVON — Maya at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Thursday, with happy hour all night long, including margaritas and sangria for $6.50, beers …

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Huskies baseball beats Basalt, 6-4, on Monday (13)

May 2, 2016 — 

BASALT — This had been a bit in coming, to say the least.Battle Mountain baseball returned from spring break and got a much-needed and deserved 6-4 win at Basalt on …

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Sailors beat Huskies, 3-0, nab league crown (14)

May 2, 2016 — 

EDWARDS — It wasn’t as a dramatic as President John F. Kennedy declaring that “a torch has been passed,” but it was a changing of the guard on Monday in …

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Huskies lax tops Glenwood and makes league title game (15)

May 2, 2016 — 

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — After all the ups and downs, Battle Mountain boys lacrosse is right where it was a year ago — back in the Mountain Conference title game.The Huskies …

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Colorado Escapist: Spring backcountry skiing in powder magnet Montezuma (16)

May 2, 2016 — 

Springtime is here and what does that mean? Backcountry skiing! Who says it’s time to put away your skis just yet? Colorado mountain weather is unpredictable, and snow in May …

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Dunahay to carry Republican banner in commissioner race (17)

May 2, 2016 — 

AVON — Michael Dunahay wants to bring his business savvy to county government and is running for county commissioner.The former business executive announced Friday he will run against Jill Ryan …

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Bessie Minor Swift Foundation awards grants to Vail Valley groups (18)

May 2, 2016 — 

VAIL — The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation, formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications, awards grants to programs that promote literacy, reading and writing skills as well as …

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DA denies extravagant time off (19)

May 2, 2016 — 

EAGLE — District Attorney Bruce Brown says he took 26 days off last year, not the six and a half weeks asserted by a Front Range newspaper.Brown took issue with …

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Longtime local Tim Garton passes (20)

May 2, 2016 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Tim Garton passed away in Kansas City, Missouri, in the early morning hours of April 25, succumbing to Myelodysplastic syndrome. His beloved wife and best friend, Mara, …

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