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9 treated, released after Avon fireworks shot into crowd (1)

July 3, 2015 — 

AVON — At approximately 10 p.m. on Friday, July 3, the Town of Avon’s annual Salute to the USA fireworks show experienced a malfunction, when a shell apparently exploded in …

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A satisfying Requiem (2)

July 3, 2015 — 

Pop was a baritone. I’m a tenor.Pop sang the “Tuba Mirum” from Mozart’s Requiem in the shower every day.“The Trumpet Shall Sound” from “Messiah” works better for my voice range …

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Flight for Life pilot Patrick Mahany dies in Frisco crash; two others injured (3)

July 3, 2015 — 

The pilot of a Flight for Life helicopter did not survive a crash involving three other vehicles on Friday next to Frisco’s St. Anthony Summit Medical Center.Two other people were …

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Vail pioneer Christie Hill passes (4)

July 3, 2015 — 

VAIL — Christie Hill was the first person to live on Bridge Street, and the first to open a ski shop in Vail. Hill died peacefully June 25 at her …

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Live Music at State Bridge (5)

July 3, 2015 — 

Find tickets and more information to this show here. …

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Art shows, artist visits abound over holiday (6)

July 3, 2015 — 

For art lovers, Independence Day weekend provides endless possibilities not only to view a variety of art, but to meet the artists behind the creations. Most shows and artist demonstrations …

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Book Review: ‘The Truth According to Us’ (7)

July 3, 2015 — 

The setting for Annie Barrow’s “The Truth According to Us,” fictional Macedonia, West Virginia, and the Vail Valley share a delightful small-town vibe. Residents can run into a dentist in …

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New Vail Hiking Center guides guests on trails (8)

July 3, 2015 — 

VAIL — The hills surrounding the Vail Valley really come alive in the summer months, when aspen leaves quiver in the wind and blankets of wildflowers spread across miles of …

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Bravo! Vail opener a success (9)

July 3, 2015 — 

VAIL — Bravo! Vail opened with passion Wednesday night with possibly the largest crowd in attendance for opening night. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra took the stage with the charismatic Jaap …

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Vail Nature Center offers hands-on programs (10)

July 3, 2015 — 

Set on seven, scenic acres, the Vail Nature Center offers a tranquil retreat in the heart of Vail. With hands-on programs for every interest, it provides an inviting atmosphere for …

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Westin holds restorative yoga on July 11 (11)

July 3, 2015 — 

AVON – Give your body a break from an active Vail Valley summer with a special Restorative Yoga Class at Studio Anjali at The Westin Riverfront on Saturday, July 11, …

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On the Hill: Pro triathlete John O'Neill (12)

July 3, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.  VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte talks to local enduro specialist John O’Neill, …

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It’s looking like a fabulous Fourth for local fly-fishing (13)

July 2, 2015 — 

The fly-fishing in the Vail area is nothing short of fantastic for the Fourth of July weekend. Options abound for local and visiting anglers as flows on area creeks and …

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Lacrosse, LeBron, EvilSPN and other thoughts (14)

July 2, 2015 — 

Re-lax, everyone.The first day of the men’s and women’s elite divisions went pretty much according to plan. On the men’s side, all the top seeds won. The women, who are …

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Avon fireworks show to kick off weekend (15)

July 2, 2015 — 

AVON — Paul Zoch started in the fireworks business the way you’d expect — as a boy, lighting Fourth of July rockets and firecrackers with his dad. Today, Zoch runs …

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Vail ART Pass programs underway (16)

July 2, 2015 — 

VAIL — Vail ART Pass is a new program convening individuals with an interest in the visual arts sponsored by Art in Public Places. Members enjoyed a private tour of …

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Vail Daily column: Snake, love and facial hair (17)

July 2, 2015 — 

“Hey man, do you remember Jake the Snake?” In a past life, I spent summers in a small town in Northern California. The only remaining contact from that time is …

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Art: Britten’s light creations on display (18)

July 2, 2015 — 

It is nearly impossible to speak about Britten’s artwork — those sweeping canvases of color layered upon color, light layered upon metals — without speaking about the artist herself. C. …

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Vail Jazz column: Was Sinatra a jazz singer? (19)

July 2, 2015 — 

On July 13, Vail Jazz celebrates the centennial of the birth of Francis Albert Sinatra in a special show entitled “A Swingin’ Affair,” featuring Curtis Stigers and the H2 Big …

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Meet artist Carrie Fell in Beaver Creek (20)

July 2, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — Born-and-bred Coloradan, artist Carrie Fell, sums up the nature of cowboys — “Everything they owned they needed and everything they needed they wore.”That independent character is the …

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