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VAIL — Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is hosting its annual Breakfast in the Gardens on Monday to celebrate supporters of the Alpine Gardens. The continental breakfast is available from 8 to 10 a.m., and a fashion show and presentation titled “Women in Philanthropy,” featuring Nina McLemore, will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. The breakfast is free for members,
Published: June 25, 2016
Czech artist Lenka Sage will teach plein air drawing and painting classes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, June 27 through Aug. 8, at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. All media and skill levels are welcome, and there’s a flat fee of $150 for the whole summer. The class will initially meet at the college, with future class meetings
Published: June 25, 2016
EAGLE — The Bonfire Brewery ShowDown Town free concert series returns to Eagle Town Park this summer with seven free concerts on tap. The town of Eagle and Bonfire Brewing present the popular weekly event, which families flock to thanks to the slew of kids’ activities. “Pack a picnic for the kids, meet up with friends for a casual dinner
Published: June 25, 2016
Carrie Morgridge wrote the book “Every Gift Matters,” because every gift does.If money matters, and it does, it’s important to donate it where it will do the most work, Morgridge said.“The check-writing is the start, not the finish,” Morgridge said.Morgridge is vice president of the Morgridge Family Foundation. For the past decade and a half, she and her husband, John,
Published: June 25, 2016
EDWARDS — Soaring costs, few choices and many complaints have highlighted conversations about healthcare for mountain residents and businesses as the Colorado mountain resort region of Eagle, Summit, Pitkin and Garfield counties is repeatedly named the most expensive insurance market in the United Sates. Bringing together health leaders with small business owners in the Vail Valley, the Vail Symposium, in
Published: June 24, 2016
With the official arrival of summer this week local trout fisheries remain on the high side due to extremely warm weather that has melted the remaining snow pack at a faster than normal rate. Although this had led to challenging fishing conditions, trout are transitioning into their more active summer feeding patterns as insect hatches intensify. During the next week,
Published: June 24, 2016
ASPEN — Vail mountaineer Jon Kedrowski isn’t taking credit for climbing and skiing all of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks in one season —thus breaking the record of Aspen mountaineer Chris Davenport — but he’s comfortable claiming one heck of an accomplishment.Kedrowski started his quest to tackle the 57 tallest peaks as quickly as possible when he journeyed up and skied down
Published: June 24, 2016
GYPSUM —The Rocky Mountain Sport Riders trails group turned out in force on June 18 to clean up Trail Gulch Road north of the Interstate 70 interchange in Gypsum.Items illegally dumped in the area included countless old tires, decomposing furniture, waste construction materials and general trash. There was also a substantial amount of target shooting debris. By the time they
Published: June 24, 2016
VAIL — Lionshead Village was alive on Friday, with the Vail Arts Festival attracting crowds and the Eagle Bahn Gondola escorting guests up the mountain. The Lionshead Parking Structure was full by 10 a.m., and the gondola saw a steady stream of crowds all day as guests enjoyed an opening day of sorts at Eagle’s Nest atop the gondola. While
Published: June 24, 2016
OK, to review, the Olympic drug-testing center in Rio de Janeiro has been shut down. The Russian track team has been banned from competing in Rio. The latest in the NFL is that Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison are being linked to performance-enhancing drugs.That’s not a very cheery sports report, yet it is the reality of our day.Alan
Published: June 24, 2016
EAGLE — The National Interscholastic Cycling League started in California about a decade ago with a goal to get more teenagers on bikes. At that time, it was more of a club than an organization, meeting after school and on the weekends.Seven years ago, the association got serious and launched interscholastic programs in California and Colorado, making cross-country mountain biking
Published: June 24, 2016
Dear Joan, I used to sell real estate, many years ago, actually before computers. We are now selling a home that we have listed with a wonderful Realtor who knows all of today’s technology. I am flabbergasted with what all she does. My question is, does technology actually help get a home sold quicker and easier, or is it simply
Published: June 24, 2016
As my regular readers know, world events impact local homeowners and home buyers, and the vote in the United Kingdom this week to exit the European Union is a huge event to the world economy. This event, known as the Brexit,is pretty huge news.For those who have better things to do with their day — such as enjoying our great
Published: June 24, 2016
As a participant in the Vail Valley Partnership’s Next Vail Valley program, I’ve had the opportunity to meet with some of the Vail Valley’s most recognized and established business leaders. What did we talk about? You guessed it, leadership. Well, leadership and their secret to success (the secret sauce that any over-achieving professional wants to know), as well as their
Published: June 24, 2016
I just got off the phone with one of my best friends who is far left in his political ideology (I lean to the right). After having a wonderful discussion of discourse about the politics of the day and remaining friends as always, I sat back for a moment to review our discussion in my head.Even as best friends we
Published: June 24, 2016
Eagle County’s Buddy Mentors Program recently hosted a recruitment party at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa in Avon. The successful celebration netted 27 potential Senior Buddies to be paired with local youth, also known as Junior Buddies! Buddy Mentors strive to inspire and foster youth through consistent and trusting relationships. The program is based on the national Big Brothers
Published: June 24, 2016
My mate and I were relaxing in the Nevada desert when we noticed a toilet rapidly approaching.An hour before, we had left the interstate and driven our camper about 10 miles down a narrow, rough road. From there, we drove a dirt track that dead-ended at a washed-out creek bed. It would be our home for the night; we pulled
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How is it almost July? I’m having a hard time believing that the Fourth of July is in about a week. Where are you spending the long weekend? Whether it’s camping in a far-off place or in town enjoying the local fireworks display, please be sure to implement a plan for your pets in order to reduce their stress. Our
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GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Allergy Asthma & Immunology of the Rockies — which has offices in Glenwood Springs, Basalt and Eagle — learned that its computer system was hacked May 16. An investigation by a forensic technology company determined there was evidence of attackers creating an unfamiliar directory account on March 19. While there is no evidence that confidential patient information
Published: June 24, 2016
ME BEFORE YOU | Louisa “Lou” Clark (Emilia Clarke) lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year-old goes from one job to the next in order to help her tight-knit family make ends meet. Her normally cheery outlook is put to the test, however, when she faces
Published: June 24, 2016
Brews and chews at 7 Hermits Brewing Co. will soon be twice as nice.Within two years after it opened, 7 Hermits is preparing to double its restaurant space and brewing capacity while remaining an integral part of the Eagle Ranch Village community. Next week, 7 Hermits will open at its new space, located on the northeast corner of Capitol and
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Last June, Gore Range Brewery chef-owner Pascal Coudouy confided in friend and longtime patron Richard Carnes that he was in need of a new brewer. Carnes came through, introducing Coudouy to Jeff Atencio, a former valley resident and owner of 3 Freaks Brewery in Highlands Ranch.Coudouy and Atencio worked out a deal, and Atencio began brewing in Edwards the following
Published: June 24, 2016
AVON — The Outlaws & Legends Music Festival, which has garnered awards and national popularity in Texas for the past six years, comes to Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon on Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30.Country music songwriters and entertainers Mark Powell and Dean Dillon will perform and host 12 other artists throughout two days, with several ticketing
Published: June 24, 2016
VAIL — The 32nd annual Vail Arts Festival opens today in Lionshead Village, with more than 80 artists showcasing digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics and print making, metal works, wood, mixed media, ceramics, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry and fashion.Though the festival is the longest-running event of its kind in Vail, the attending artists and their repertoire are constantly growing
Published: June 24, 2016
VAIL — However unpredictable, Vail’s summer weather does have a sense of the occasion.Just as it did when cellist Yo-Yo Ma opened Bravo! Vail in 2010, the skies cleared for violinist Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields for its debut at the summer music festival at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater on Thursday.Bell and the
Published: June 23, 2016
VAIL — Whether it’s to save on gas, save the planet or just to have fun on two wheels again, electric-assist bicycles are growing in popularity.“A lot of people are coming in asking about them,” said Jim Popeck, owner of Mountain Pedaler in Minturn and Eagle. “It’s a bike for everybody. They’re becoming more and more popular.”Electric-assist bikes aren’t meant
Published: June 23, 2016
many will say that we lack community in the Vail Valley. I would argue, after several years of living, working and recreating in different pods throughout the valley, that we have several. Instead of one epicenter representing the heart and soul of our community, we center ourselves around the activities that we love and the people who share our common
Published: June 23, 2016
Get ready, local businesses. The Department of Labor has revised the definition of exempt employees, which is likely to impact many businesses across industry sectors. Small businesses with a high number of hourly and seasonal employees, nonprofits and retail, restaurant and manufacturing industries will be most affected.A bit of background: Last July, the Department of Labor proposed a dramatic change
Published: June 23, 2016
If you’re an older member of Generation X — if you were born in the early- to mid-1960s — then you may have a lot of balls in the air. You are saving for your own retirement — which might not be far away — while at the same time possibly wanting to help pay for your children’s college education.
Published: June 23, 2016
Donald Trump should put his money where his mouth is.The real estate mogul says he’s worth “in excess” of $10 billion. I think he’s lying, as does pretty much every expert and financial journalist who has looked into the question. Forbes has put his net worth at $4.5 billion. Bloomberg says it’s below $3 billion. Billionaire Mark Cuban has cast
Published: June 23, 2016
Katherine Laughlin died peacefully on May 16 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.She was born Katherine Agnes Buckman to Ignatius Buckman Jr. and Dorothy Weierich in 1923 in New York City. In 1944 she married Donald James Laughlin. She worked for AT&T from 1942 until retirement in 1987. She and her three sisters, Dorothy Dobbyn, Marion Heckel and Jean Holden
Published: June 23, 2016
Dale Allen Foster died Sunday with his daughters at his side, following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 61.On Saturday, friends trailered his horse Rudy to the Vail Valley Medical Center for a touching farewell. A celebration of Dale’s life will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riverwalk Park along the river, behind the building.
Published: June 23, 2016
VAIL — The Vail Athletic Club climbing team recently traveled with 13 athletes and parents and four coaches to The Front Climbing Gym in Salt Lake City for the USA Climbing Sport Regional Championships. The local climbers earned a third-place finish as a team, advancing 11 athletes to the divisional championships in Bozeman, Montana, next weekend.At the heart of the
Published: June 23, 2016
VAIL — It’s the biggest volleyball event in the town’s history, and this year, it will also be biggest beach doubles tournament in the U.S.Taking place this weekend at Ford Park and the Vail Athletic Fields, the Vail King of the Mountain Open registered 728 teams of two this year, more than tournament organizer Leon Fell has seen in the
Published: June 23, 2016
SIGN UPFor more information, or to sign up, contact the Eagle Valley Land Trust at 970-748-7654
Published: June 23, 2016
AVON — Summer will kick into high gear today when Maya’s popular Friday Afternoon Club returns for the season with live country music by Walker Williams. Located inside The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, the Maya terrace opens at 5 p.m., with the live music starting at 6 p.m. Watch a Vail Valley sunset while taking advantage of $3 tacos,
Published: June 23, 2016
In the summer of 1969, about half a million hippies walked miles, past cars parked on the main road, to Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, New York. They trampled fences yet somehow maintained a peaceful vibe all weekend — despite the rain delays and deep mud — to spin and dance and trip to some of the best bands worldwide.
Published: June 23, 2016
Once sound amplification started to take hold in jazz, the acoustic (upright) bass started losing ground to the other instruments in the band. While most instruments could be effectively amplified, not so with the bass. When amplified, the bass produced sound that was distorted with undesirable “feedback” and produced “muddy” sounds without distinctive pitch. So during the 1930s and 1940s,
Published: June 23, 2016
The Living Being Evolution plays a free show at the Main Street Grill in Edwards on Friday, June 24. The Living Being Evolution is a good-times musical project led by Mauricio Cadavid, singing songs, originals and covers, from all around. He is accompanied by his wife, Dina Cadavid, on vocals, ukulele, guitar and percussion, as well as Dave Donahue on
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EAGLE COUNTY — In February, Andy Gunion was nervous that the Forest Service’s adopt-a-trail program idea wouldn’t get enough support in time to start this summer.By March, he was feeling better.“After talking to just a few people it ramped up quickly,” he said. “The generosity in this valley is just incredible.”On Tuesday, representatives from 24 groups of four showed up
Published: June 22, 2016
I recall a candidate in Missouri’s last senatorial election who kept saying stupid things like women who are victims of “legitimate rape” rarely get pregnant. Now, I’m not from Missouri. And, normally, I wouldn’t have intervened in that election. But, a United States Senate seat is an important position and it affects me even though I live in Colorado. So,
Published: June 22, 2016
The Vail golf course has had another level of challenges this season, and both the golf and the maintenance staffs have really stepped up. For those of us who have been here since opening day, take a mental picture what it looked like.The maintenance staff has stepped up and continues to do so in world-class fashion by meeting headlong the
Published: June 22, 2016
GYPSUM — Several local basketball stars and coaches are hosting the 11th annual No Off Days Basketball Academy. Former Division I standout Jon Kedrowski and college coach Bob Pietrack launched the camp more than a decade ago.“We started the camp to help give back some of what the valley gave to all of us,” Kedrowski said. All the money from
Published: June 22, 2016
And we are back.Three weeks in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, leads to a lot of pent-up sports thoughts — including my gratitude for altitude when it comes to the fight of a golf ball — so here we go:• I’m pretty sure the NBA season is almost over. Seriously, people give me a hard time that baseball season is so
Published: June 22, 2016
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EAGLE COUNTY — For making the effort to ride or walk to work on Wednesday, residents and visitors alike were rewarded at rest stops in the morning.Breakfast, coffee and prizes welcomed commuters at rest stations across the valley as part of Colorado Bike to Work Day. About 300 people opted to leave their cars at home and bike or walk
Published: June 22, 2016
“You can cure yourself of HIV if you drink a bottle of Coca-Cola.” “Our community has healers who can cure you if you have sex with them.” These were a few of the horrific misinformed statements I heard from youth when I was working with an African nongovernmental organization in Tanzania in 2005. I returned to Eagle County shocked and
Published: June 22, 2016
EAGLE – The parents of a baby who medical experts said died of extreme neglect are both headed to prison.Lossie Thomas, 25, and Patrick Williams, 32, both pleaded guilty to a series of felonies in connection with the death of their infant daughter, Paris Bell Williams. The baby died June 8, 2015 at the couple’s apartment in Avon. She was
Published: June 22, 2016
EAGLE — Karen Iuele was already in jail in Garfield County when she committed welfare fraud in Eagle County, she admitted.For that, she’ll spend another six years in state prison — in addition to the five years she’s already serving — and has to repay $37,000. District Court Judge Paul Dunkelman handed down the sentence Wednesday afternoon.“I know I can
Published: June 22, 2016
GYPSUM — A Glenwood Springs man died when his truck rolled off the westbound land of Interstate 70, slightly east of Gypsum.Evan Carrington, 18, of Glenwood Springs, was dead at the scene, according to the Colorado State Patrol.Around 8 a.m. Monday, Carrington was driving west along Interstate 70 when his 1999 Ford Ranger pickup went off the south side, spun
Published: June 22, 2016
EAGLE — Channel your inner superhero and Get Your Cape On for Eagle Flight Days 2016The community celebration, which was first held back in 1922 and has been presented without fail since 1961 is back this weekend with a few changes and big plans for family fun.The biggest change is that Eagle Flight Days has reorganized to fit all its
Published: June 22, 2016
1 year agoWeek of June 25, 2015“A Night at the Museum” was the theme for the annual Eagle Flight Days celebration.The town of Eagle launched a water line replacement job that spanned the length of Wall Street from Fifth Street to Second Street. Local officials said stream flows had peaked for the year and river recreationalists were enjoying prime conditions.5
Published: June 22, 2016
BURNS — George “Bud” Gates was fond of saying, well, lots of wonderful stuff.Among the most timeless: “Before you try to train kids, you should train a horse.” Both call for gentle, consistent instruction, repetition and praise.He was raised that way on the Gates Ranch, as a fourth-generation rancher. His namesake, baby George, is one of 27 great-grandchildren being raised
Published: June 22, 2016
EAGLE — Nobody at the town of Eagle debates the merits of the Rocky Mountain School of Discovery program.In fact, the preschool that is currently open at a Gypsum location and has taken over operations at Sunshine Mountain Preschool was roundly praised for its emphasis on outdoor activities and its efforts to connect young children with the natural world. However,
Published: June 22, 2016
EAGLE — Eagle County Schools’ oldest school building is getting a new playground compliments of a $100,000 Great Outdoors Colorado grant.Last week the GOCO board awarded a $100,000 School Yard Initiative grant on Monday to the town of Eagle in partnership with Eagle Valley Elementary International Baccalaureate World School. While the Eagle Valley Elementary school community was thrilled to hear
Published: June 22, 2016
EAGLE — Crews from Black Hills Energy are mobilizing to begin improvements to a 4.6-mile stretch of natural gas transmission line that cuts through the Eagle Ranch and town of Eagle open space.Originally the company — formerly known as Sourcegas — planned to replace the entire pipeline, but after further examination, the company downsized the scope of the project and
Published: June 22, 2016
GYPSUM — You have to love a town that tops its list of attributes with one of the state’s largest recreation centers, a shooting sports park and a world-class horseshoe facility.That’s why it should come as no surprise that, for the fifth straight year, Gypsum was honored as a Playful City USA.The national program, called KaBOOM — it doesn’t seem
Published: June 22, 2016
As a full-time working mother with two daughters and a supportive and devoted husband, making the decision to relocate for a new job was not easy. Like most parents in this position, my husband, Chris, and I weighed many factors: the community, the schools, the recreation and extra-curricular opportunities. The decision to move to the Vail Valley meant all the
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VAIL — The Vilar Performing Arts Center has tickets on sale now for its Winter Dance Series. Performances take place in February, March and April and highlight a number of nationally touring dance companies, with styles ranging from contemporary ballet and athletic dance movement to classic modern dance. About the series• Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s bold vision — top global
Published: June 22, 2016
The only thing more beautiful is the cause. Join us on Sunday, September 18 for a unique and easy five-mile hike at the peak of Beaver Creek’s aspen viewing season. Along the way, enjoy gourmet tastings from several of Beaver Creek’s finest restaurants, finishing with dessert and wine. All to benefit Jack’s Place, a cancer caring lodge, and Shaw Regional
Published: June 22, 2016
Celebrate Summer In The Rockies 676 Swatch Drive Edwards, CO 81632 vistaspecialevents@gmail.com | 970.926.2111 | vista-arrowhead.com
Published: June 22, 2016
Your Vail Event Starts Here Special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and corporate events call for unique venues. Vail’s Donovan Pavilion and Grand View facilities located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains are just that. The versatile spaces and flexible service options available at either venue will bring your event to life in Vail, Colorado. Donovan Pavilion With towering
Published: June 22, 2016
Be Someone Who Matters To Someone Who Matters Buddy Mentors inspire and foster youth by pairing trusted adult volunteers with local kids who can benefit from positive role models. Mentors encourage youth to dream bigger and grow stronger! Volunteer Today! | MyBrightFuture.org | 970.763.7208
Published: June 22, 2016
Located in Vail, Frisco and Edwards, CO TSCandSPRI.com | 970.476.1100 Headquartered in Vail, Colorado, The Steadman Clinic is a world-renowned orthopaedic clinic whose internationally recognized physicians have developed many groundbreaking surgical and rehabilitation techniques. These techniques have helped countless professional and Team USA athletes - as well as thousands of people of all ages and from all walks of life
Published: June 22, 2016
Exceptional Luxury Vacation Residences accompanied by Unparalleled Service Leave the details to us. The only thing on your mind during Luxury Home Rentals offers an exclusive portfolio your vacation should be enjoyment. Luxury Home Rentals offers a full suite of five-star services for our guests and homeowners. Your wish is our command. To book your Vacation or inquire about joining
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6 Different Ziplines For the adventure of a lifetime! TRY OUR 60’ CANYON PLUNGE! Groups Welcome | zipadventures.com | 970.926.9470
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July 30 - August 13 “Where the Stars Come to Shine in New and Unexpected Ways” –The New York Times VAILDANCE.ORG | 888.920.ARTS (2787) | #VAILDANCE 2016 Artist-In-Residence Isabella Boylston & Zachary Catazaro in the world premiere of Matthew Neenan’s Show Me. Photo by Erin Baiano.
Published: June 22, 2016
All tickets on sale now! 970.845.TIXS www.vilarpac.org Located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village
Published: June 22, 2016
Open 24/7 - Level III trauma center Board-certified physicians Full-time cardiologists with Cardiac Catheterization Lab on-site Top surgeons, including plastic surgery State-of-the-art imaging and diagnostic equipment Pediatric hospitalists b Emergency helicopter transport on-site (970) 479-7225 | 181 W. MEADOW DRIVE, VAIL | VVMC.COM/EMERGENCY
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CREATE UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch INDULGE Among our stellar collection of five mountainside dining options, your appetite for the delicious and unexpected in easily appeased. CONNECT We will transport you to a place of renewed connection through our finely crafted experiences for guests of all ages. RELAX Escape to our award-winning spa, where the pure mountain air
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We Know Floors Serving the Vail Valley since 1972 810 Nottingham Road, Avon | 970.949.5390 | ruggsbenedict.com
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Uniquely Enhanced, Creatively Repurposed, Vintage pieces By Cynthia Ann Mention this ad to get $15 off your shipping Solaris • 1 Willow Bridge Rd. C6 • Vail, CO • 970.476.7933 • www.ShopLaNae.com
Published: June 22, 2016
FIND YOUR COSTAS HERE: Eye Pieces of Vail | www.eyepiecesofvail.com | 800-245-1678
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Ashley Norton Architectural Hardware www.ashleynorton.com | 800.393.1097 5 Murray Road, C2 Edwards, CO | 970.926.7233 | alpinebuildershardware.com Monday - Friday 8-5 Weekends by Appointment
Published: June 22, 2016
Vail: 970.476.7944 Beaver Creek: 970.845.0400 Edwards: 970.748.5150 #thelifeyoulove livsothebysrealty.com LIV Sotheby’s International Realty is Colorado’s leading luxury real estatefirm with an emphasis on lifestyle. Our top-tier broker professionals are experts in Colorado real estate, and through our Sotheby’s International Realty network, we provide unrivaled global exposure with unparalleled access to distinctive properties around the world. With 11 office locations in
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