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If you think about a festival that focuses on award-winning wines and spirits, then it’s most likely accompanied by an image of indulging: swirling Syrah, tippling tequila and chowing on cheese (there’s always cheese).However, as the Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival returns for its ninth year this weekend, it’s not just gluttony. Yes, there are events that focus on
Published: August 6, 2015
EDWARDS — No excuses are necessary to make a celebration out of Friday afternoon. Like many other artistic communities across the country, Edwards has jumped on board to make the first Friday of the month extra special. First Friday returns to the Riverwalk Backyard Amphitheatre in Edwards beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Friday with free live music and booth bonanza
Published: August 6, 2015
AVON — Join Walking Mountains Science Center on Saturday for the penultimate adult field studies class exploring the foundations of the valley. Fossil Formations, with Colorado Mountain College professor and local geologist JP O’Brien, will depart from Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon at 10 a.m. and travel through time exploring what the local environment was like millennia ago and
Published: August 6, 2015
EDWARDS — Polly Gentry and Rebecca Dierickx are featuring their artwork in a two-woman exhibition at Alpine Arts Center in Edwards this month. Both women have distinctly different and colorful styles, and both are new to showing their artwork in the Vail Valley. Join them for a gallery reception and happy hour on Friday, Aug. 7 from 5 to 7
Published: August 6, 2015
Lowering your cost per unit of output is the goal of the savvy businessman. Why pay four people to do a job when, with some equipment, one can do all the work? So this is the story of how one musician ended up doing the work of four and changed jazz forever.After the Civil War, freed slaves in New Orleans
Published: August 6, 2015
VAIL – On Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., the Vail International Dance Festival brings a cast of stellar dance artists from around the world to the stage in the Festival’s signature International Evenings of Dance I and II. Anticipated performers to include: Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre; Isabella Boylston, American Ballet Theatre; Herman Cornejo, American Ballet Theatre; Tiler Peck,
Published: August 6, 2015
BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek Resort has added new days to its Wine Excursions, now extending the afternoon outings from Thursdays to also include dates for Wednesdays and Fridays through the summer.The Wine Excursions offer guests two ways to participate — either via a 4x4 Adventure Tour or by hiking with a professional guide from Beaver Creek’s Hiking Center. Both
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Ranch is an action verb at Keith and Kendra Scott’s place.Keith and Kendra are the fourth generation on the 8 Bar Ranch. That makes their kids, Kurtis and Kensie, the fifth and certainly not the last.Keith’s family homesteaded the ranch when one of the patriarchs got tired of being a potato farmer in the San Luis Valley. He headed into
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The USA Pro Challenge is returning to Colorado next year. Despite whispers in the amply rumor-milled cycling world, organizers behind the 3-year-old cycling race are committed to Colorado for the long term. Healthy crowds — organizers say there were more spectators than the previous two years of the race — and climbing television ratings indicate the race is finding its
Published: August 27, 2013
EAGLE — There’s nothing fun about battling cancer. Taking on the battle to kick the disease in the rear, on the other hand, can be a hoot. As evidence witness Racing to Raise Cash — the actual four-wheeling event that is part of the Crawlin’ to a Cure nonprofit organization. The event is celebrating its fifth year this weekend and
Published: August 6, 2015
If you want to send your children or grandchildren to college, then retire comfortably and achieve other important life goals, you will have to invest — it’s that simple. But the process of investing can sometimes seem anything but simple. What can you do to gain confidence that you are making the right investment moves?The answer may depend on how
Published: August 6, 2015
GYPSUM — At the end of a workday, Habitat for Humanity volunteers all have one thing in common. They take a long look at the work they’ve been doing and, dirty and tired, they smile and say, “I helped do that today.” Multiply that sense of satisfaction times eight, and you have some idea how good it felt when Habitat
Published: August 6, 2015
A ban on new marijuana businesses in the downtown core, a special permit review that would involve the city’s planning commission and a greatly increased 900-foot setback between shops are among options before Glenwood Springs City Council this Thursday.The options were among the ideas discussed at a council work session in early July regarding possible revisions to the city’s existing
Published: August 6, 2015
STATE BRIDGE — The second-annual PardeePalooza is well underway at State Bridge Riverside Amphitheater in Bond, kicking off Thursday and running through Sunday. Friends and family of Vail resident Tony Seibert started the festival last year as a way to honor the skier, who lost his life in an avalanche in East Vail in January 2014.Event organizer Tanner Bardin, drummer
Published: August 6, 2015
VAIL — Although her head is swaying and her eyes are closed, Hiromi Uehara’s fingers are a blur as she thunders out a one-woman symphony every time she sits down at the piano. As far as how she explains what’s happening, she says playing the piano is like digging for emotional treasure.Since the age of 6, the Japanese-born composer, now
Published: August 6, 2015
EAGLE — The Eagle Valley Land Trust is a very earnest organization that seeks to preserve scenic vistas, open space, historic lands, waterways and wildlife habitats.So there’s just a delicious irreverence about the fact that the annual EVLT fundraiser is built around cow poop.“It’s pretty funny when you describe the event to people. They don’t know what to say,” said
Published: August 6, 2015
Henry Ford once stated, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Mr. Ford was right, of course. Working together often results in greater success than going at it alone, and working together is a key element of what makes Vail Valley Partnership successful in our community endeavors.The fact is our community is stronger when
Published: August 6, 2015
Business name: TASTE 5 Catering. Location: Where you need me. We go everywhere.Date opened: August 2011.Owner: Chef Richard A. Bailey. Contact information: Call 970-376-1084; email info@TASTE5Catering.com or go to www.TASTE5Catering.com.What goods or services do you provide? I’m a personal chef, catering special events for parties of two to 1,000.What’s new or exciting at your place? We are having a fantastic
Published: August 6, 2015
Mr. Castellino’s commentary (Letters to the Editor, Thursday’s Vail Daily) is an incredibly ignorant generalization about conservatives and their alleged inability to appreciate and preserve our natural surroundings. His comments reflect the mindset of a self-righteous, delusional bigot. Mr. Castellino states: “I have never had the opportunity to see a conservative in the wild standing in awe and reverence of
Published: August 6, 2015
This past Sunday I noticed a woman with bandages on her knees and scratches on her face. Someone nearby asked her what had happened. Her husband reported that she had been “run over” by a bicyclist.Later that day I watched young mountain bikers ride their bikes through the Farmers Market, just missing people who were intent on enjoying the busy
Published: August 6, 2015
Robert Castellino, usually I refuse to comment on such absurd accusations like you tossed in your “Heavy footsteps” letter (in Thursday’s Vail Daily), but I consider myself to be a conservationist, and yet I also believe in the US constitution, self-sufficiency, fiscal responsibility, and honorable political leaders. You say you have never met a conservative that is a conservationist. We
Published: August 6, 2015
I was preparing to respond to two letters, one to Jack Van Ens, the second to Fredric Butler. However, since Fredric did such an outstanding job of putting Van Ens in his place, I have only a couple of things to add. Why did Van Ens shorten his first name by three letters and why does he still have a
Published: August 6, 2015
The high mountain lakes and streams of Colorado provide fly-fishermen a break from the crowded freestone and tailwater rivers that run through towns and along highways in the west. August in the high country of Colorado offers anglers incredible scenery, and great fishing in a variety of creeks and lakes. Cutthroats and brookies, which can be hard to come by
Published: August 6, 2015
We compared knee braces, my friend and I. Noticed the other’s gray and how we’d each stayed reasonably thin while most peers have developed more, ahem, girth.I probably talked too much, too rapidly. Had too much to share over beer on the roof of Ouray’s brewery that Saturday evening.Dave and Barb smiled, laughed on cue and listened patiently for their
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VAIL — Friends and family said goodbye Thursday to Will Olson, a local and former U.S. Marine described as one of the best mountain bikers in Colorado.Olson died Saturday after crashing during the third stage of the Crested Butte Enduro World Series. He was 40.“He often said he had a great life,” said Bonnie McDonald, Olson’s girlfriend whom he planned
Published: August 7, 2015
Long before blissed-out residents called Eagle County the Happy Valley, an East African Happy Valley raised the bar for wild-and-crazy escapism in the name of civilization. British and Anglo-Irish immigrants arrived in what is now Kenya with boatloads of cash, planning to cultivate vast holdings (and locals), usually recreating themselves while running from failure during the sunset of the British
Published: August 7, 2015
Watching Andrea Selby with a paintbrush is like watching a dancer move across an easel as her wrists flick and her shapes come to life on the page. The Vail International Dance Festival artist-in-residence has taken her passion for dance and translated it into her artwork, visually representing the development of a performance and bringing her prior knowledge of the
Published: August 7, 2015
It really is a “big, bright, beautiful world,” especially if you’re Shrek.Alec Mauro is Shrek in the Vail Performing Arts Academy’s summer production of “Shrek The Musical Jr.” It’s also might be Mauro’s swan song with the VPAA. He’s headed to Interlochen Arts Academy in northern Michigan to study jazz saxophone.It’s not easy becoming greenMauro is a great Shrek. He
Published: August 7, 2015
VAIL — As kids pack up and head to sleepaway camps for outdoor adventures, arts, crafts and a little Kumbaya, some of Shaw Regional Cancer Center’s patients have left their families, friends and doctors behind for a week of adult summer camp in the idyllic setting of the 7 W Guest Ranch in Sweetwater. There, overlooking the Flat Tops Wilderness
Published: August 7, 2015
The last time I spoke to Robert, he had just finished changing his wife Mary’s diaper. He told me this with no trace of self-pity but rather to share one of the remaining intimacies of a couple still very much in love.She learned of her sickness on her 49th birthday. With drugs and determination, she fought the good fight, but
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As we gear up for the next Buddy Werner League ski season, we wanted to take a moment to thank Vail Resorts, the Epic Promise Program and Beaver Creek Mountain for its incredible support of our great program. We realize we have a large impact on Beaver Creek Mountain each winter with our 300-plus skiers and we wanted to reach
Published: August 7, 2015
I am writing in direct response to Thursday’s front page quoted letter to the editor by Robert Castellino. Robert, I have to admit this is the first time in my life I have drafted a letter to my local newspaper. Thank you for inspiring me.Mr. Castellino, I must say it may be time to expand the conversation that you are
Published: August 7, 2015
Ordinarily I try not to pay any attention to the “news” or “editorial opinions” written in the Daily Fish Wrap, aka the Vail Daily. I try to limit my exposure to the drivel they publish by only looking at the movie schedule, or possibly the auto classifieds. But since the letter to editor by Robert Castellino, “Heavy footsteps,” was quoted
Published: August 7, 2015
The town of Vail and the Vail Recreation District are not being straightforward with Vail taxpayers about the risks of starting the demolition of the existing golf clubhouse in early September and starting to build the new events center/golf clubhouse as soon as demolition is completed.The homeowners along the Vail golf course have been in litigation since the town and
Published: August 7, 2015
The Vail YoYo Challenge comes to the Vail Family Fun Fest today in Lionshead Plaza in Vail! We love to introduce kids and parents to all kinds of fun activities and challenges, and we have a great one lined up for our last event of the summer. We’re bringing in Steve Knabe, yo-yo aficionado, co-head of the BoCo Yoyo Club
Published: August 7, 2015
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the Vail Homeowners Association Newsletter. The association keeps a close eye on economic and political trends in and outside of the Vail community. The electronic version with links to supporting documents is available at www.vailhomeowners.com.For most of its history, Vail’s leaders have focused on providing a quality lifestyle for its full and
Published: August 7, 2015
During the 1970s, as far as I was concerned, my life was in complete disarray. I was in the middle of an ugly divorce, my kids were all over the place with my son Scott just graduating from (Budget Busting) Art Center in Pasadena, my daughter Chris was going to college in Santa Barbara and my son Kurt had spent
Published: August 7, 2015
AVON — The town of Avon and Eagle River Fire Protection District will host a Wednesday public presentation/open house at the Avon Town Council Chambers to present a proposed new public safety facility design to the community. Members of the public are invited to join town and district officials, Avon Police Chief Robert Ticer and Fire Chief Karl Bauer from
Published: August 7, 2015
It has often been said that life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans, and in the case of owning property, changes in your life can certainly change your plans for how long you own a property.How long you own a property can make a significant difference in how you should finance it.If you’re quite certain
Published: August 7, 2015
EAGLE — Sunday’s BMX action in Eagle accomplishes the proverbial something-for-everyone goal.For those who follow the sport, top riders from around Colorado will be tackling the Eagle course. For those who dabble in BMX, there is the chance to compete. For future riders, there is a Strider event and finally, for spectators, there is a plethora of action.“This a great
Published: August 7, 2015
EAGLE — Eagle River Watershed Council has announced that Brooke Ranney is its new projects and events coordinator.Ranney has lived in the Eagle Valley for four years. She previously managed the photography program for Vail Resorts and helped them to expand the program to Canyons in Utah. Originally from Tennessee, Ranney raft guided on the Arkansas River as well as
Published: August 7, 2015
EAGLE — Known for an idyllic balance of tranquility and outdoor activities, Sylvan Lake State Park, located just outside of Eagle, offers something for everyone and is a scenic place to spend a day by the water.Ron Gray, a longtime local of Glenwood Springs, explains the draw of the park as he watches his young grandson fish from the banks
Published: August 7, 2015
As Eddie Murphy would say, “Merry New Year.”Here’s your scary thought with regard to the upcoming school year — every kid I’ll be covering was born after I started working here on Sept. 4, 1997, so the youngsters probably don’t get, “Merry New Year.”It was a time before cell phones, when coaches actually had to use things called payphones and/or
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According to the traditional dance world, Misty Copeland faced an uphill battle unlike no other. To begin with, she didn’t take her first ballet class until she was 13. Yet, within three months, she was en pointe. Then, when her growth spurt hit, she was told she had the “wrong body” for ballet. However, after years of hard work, becoming
Published: August 8, 2015
VAIL — The interns of the Vail International Dance Festival come on board the festival team for a few reasons — to understand the inner-workings of one the of premier dance festivals in the world, to take part in both the guts and the glory of making this Festival run and to experience a life-changing opportunity. The exposure granted to
Published: August 8, 2015
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What remarkable powers of observation that Mr. Castellino might discern the political leanings of a person standing in awe of our wonderful surroundings. Though I tried, I was unable to see my reflection in Mr. Castellino’s letter titled “Heavy footsteps” in Thursday’s Vail Daily.In the self-examination that followed, what I did see is a political conservative who, among other things:1.
Published: August 8, 2015
Sorry, conservation conservatives. Yes, there are a few of you. However, your Republican Party doesn’t seem to have any on the national level. Please go to the website LCV.org and you can see how every member of both parties voted on every environmental issue. The average score for a Republican is 20 on a scale of 1 to 100. The
Published: August 8, 2015
Presidential contender Donald Trump is no Thomas Jefferson in political style. “The Donald” draws verbal swords to strike enemies. He’s a former reality show host whose sharp words bloody opponents.Trump questioned whether Sen. John McCain, a Vietnam War POW, was a hero and blasted the Arizona senator for failing veterans with scant legislative action on their behalf. Newt Gingrich, former
Published: August 8, 2015
EAGLE COUNTY — A hazardous material team responded to a home in Lake Creek on Wednesday following the delivery of a suspicious package.Technicians ultimately found the substance was not toxic or hazardous.At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office and Eagle River Fire Protection District were dispatched to a residence on E. Lake Creek Road. The homeowners
Published: August 8, 2015
VAIL ­— There’s still no adult division in the Kids Adventure Games, but the annual event continues to grow bigger, just like the competitors it attracts. The event includes activities like mountain biking, river tubing, slacklining over a mud pit and repelling down the cliffs on Pepi’s Face. It sells out every year, but event founder Helene Mattison says if
Published: August 8, 2015
For the first time since the fall of 1980, John Ramunno will not be on the sidelines during an Eagle Valley football game.Yeah, that news come out in March, but it’s still kind of abstract until Tom LaFramboise is the on the sideline when the Devils head to Vista Peak during the first week of September.Battle Mountain football has a
Published: August 8, 2015
Trying to get the family outside for some good old fashioned fun? Look no further than our beloved Colorado state parks. Well-kept, well-managed and with a plethora of recreational activities, these local beauties are a wonderful place to take the entire family. One in particular that is known for its beautiful scenery is Sylvan Lake State Park, located near Eagle
Published: 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 — Birkin sports car, probably not Halle Berry.Tom Carlin operates Birkin Direct USA in Gypsum and imports the cars from overseas. He smiles when he says this. He smiles bigger
Published: August 8, 2015
When I read the letters from Ms. Perin and Ms. Kennedy (Thursday’s Vail Daily) commenting that abortions comprise only 3 percent of Planned Parenthood’s services, my first reaction was that there must be an acute Kool-Aid shortage in the near future. Three percent! Could anyone believe that? Here are the facts and here is how the books are cooked to
Published: August 9, 2015
On Aug. 2, my commentary dealt with how severe voter registration laws were biased against citizens who couldn’t afford forms of identity Texas law requires.Some Texans testily responded to my commentary with letters printed in the Vail Daily. They are convinced one of the toughest registration laws in the nation in the Lone Star state is warranted to control voter
Published: August 9, 2015
EDWARDS — Registration for fall semester at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards is underway. Many classes, including those taught via online learning, start the week of Aug. 24. Other classes start throughout the semester.Each household should receive a course schedule in the mail. More information and registration is available at coloradomtn.edu/register or at the campus in Edwards, at 150 Miller
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DOTSERO — The western end of the Vail Valley has for years been little more than a wide spot in the road. That may be changing. There’s new vitality bubbling in the area, thanks in large part to strong demand for homes at the lower end of the market. Two Rivers Village, a 136-acre project that broke ground in 2002,
Published: August 9, 2015
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The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has openly stated how proud they are to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food stamps ever — 46 million people are recipients of this largesse. Meanwhile, having just returned from a photo trip to several national parks, I can tell you there are signs posted
Published: August 9, 2015
Years ago, in the fall of my senior year in high school, my English teacher gave us an assignment to write a letter. While it seemed simple enough, this note was unlike any we’d written before. This letter was written to ourselves and would include where we thought we’d be and what we’d be doing a year after high school
Published: August 9, 2015
EAGLE — Since 1994, a natural gas transmission line has been funneling the commodity right underneath a sizeable swath of the Eagle Ranch neighborhood.The line itself hasn’t undergone any changes, but the ground above it has undergone substantial ones. For that reason, Sourcegas needs to either upgrade the existing line or totally relocate it. That project is earmarked for construction
Published: August 9, 2015
VAIL — The Vail and Beaver Creek Chophouse restaurants have been sold to longtime local business owner and performer Phil Long and his partners.Long and partners Daniel and Stacy Roemer bought the restaurants last week from Group 970 owner Brian Nolan and will take over ownership and operation Aug. 20.Nolan has owned and operated the Chophouse restaurants since 1999, He
Published: August 9, 2015
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The night of July 31 beheld the first blue moon in three years — and it will be another three years till we witness this huge, luminous light in the sky again. While a blue moon is something to witness with revere and awe, seeing women and girls launch into space shouldn’t be such a phenomena. Having women and girls
Published: August 9, 2015
EAGLE — The 75th annual Eagle County Fair & Rodeo was a huge success, no matter how you measure it, organizers said.Fair attendance was way up, and so were ticket sales for this year’s PRCA rodeo.Ticket sales hit $135,619, more than $30,000 ahead of the projections, and way ahead of 2014’s $113,000, said Tanya Dahlseid, facilities coordinator with Eagle County
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It’s not everyday you see a gaggle of women decked in full-face helmets riding beefy downhill bikes — but that’s most Wednesdays at Keystone Bike Park.At a recent Women’s Wednesday, no less than 12 women were cruising around the skills park at Keystone, many of them experiencing downhill mountain biking for the first time. After learning some basics of bike
Published: August 9, 2015
On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.  VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte delivers his activities report from Radium Hot Springs on the Colorado River. Additional filming provided by Julie Kinamore.   [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/135304460?autoplay=1" width="640" height="360" style="border: 0px;"] Vail Daily reporter John LaConte uses a GoScope pole
Published: August 10, 2015
New marijuana businesses in Glenwood Springs will face a special planning review to make sure the proposed location is suitable, and will have to be separated by at least 900 feet.Those are the new rules that won initial approval Thursday night on a 6-1 vote by Glenwood Springs City Council. Council’s action, which will be considered on second and final
Published: August 7, 2015
Like many youngsters who saw Alan Shepard become the first American to travel into space, Anna Fisher had dreamed of becoming an astronaut since the age of 12.However, as she got older, the dream seemed to become less realistic. “All the astronauts were pilots, and it never occurred to me to join the military at that time,” said Fisher, who
Published: August 10, 2015

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