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Published: November 10, 2015
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ASPEN — At a time when the American public remains largely unconcerned about climate change, the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies has helped develop a tool that could more clearly convey the grim consequences of a warming planet.One implication is that the environment in Aspen could become too warm by 2030 to support the aspen tree species.The center’s staff worked
Published: November 10, 2015
Gladys Cecelia Hamilton, 95, formerly of Fisher, Minnesota, and Sun City, Arizona, died on Friday, Oct. 2. Gladys was a beloved visitor in Vail, where she recited her poetry, gave a pie crust-making class and even did some cross-country skiing. She was a poet, artist, sculptor and a writer of fairy tales, short stories and two books of poems. She
Published: November 10, 2015
Marjori E. Johnson (Montney), age 61, of Roscommon, formerly of Waterford, Michigan, passed away Saturday.Funeral services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes in St. Louis, Michigan, on Thursday at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Louis, Michigan. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.She is
Published: November 10, 2015
VAIL — The Vail Centre will be hosting its second annual Torch Awards at the Lodge at Vail on Dec. 11. During the first inaugural event in 2014, Rod Slifer was honored for his contributions to the Vail community, along with four community award winners for their service to the community. The Torch Awards celebrate key character attributes of the
Published: November 10, 2015
Most folks likely have at least some sense as to what patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets are.“Ah, let’s see … they’re … well, they’ve got something to do with … OK, I give up.”If they can’t exactly define what they are, at least folks figure they have something to do with “intellectual property.”“Yeah. That’s it! Exactly!”But what, then, constitutes
Published: November 10, 2015
VAIL — Olympic champion Julia Mancuso is in town, but not to train.Mancuso will undergo hip surgery Wednesday at the Steadman Clinic, which sideline her for the entire FIS Ski World Cup 2015-16 season.Mancuso said she has been trying other ways to rehab her ailing hip, but nothing was working quickly enough to enable her to compete at the Olympic
Published: November 10, 2015
VAIL — Vail Fire and Emergency Services crews responded to the report of a fire in the kitchen at Manor Vail Lodge in the early morning hours Tuesday.The initial alarm was transmitted to Vail Public Safety Communications Center around 1:30 a.m. A fire engine from the Vail Village fire station arrived in just less than five minutes. Additionally, an engine
Published: November 10, 2015
MINTURN — It’s the highest honor the high throne can receive, the royal flush.The “modern restrooms” in Minturn’s Eagle Town Park were named best in the United States Tuesday in the 14th annual Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom contest.Danny Rubin, of Rubin Communication Group, came in from Virginia Beach to give the award to the Minturn community. He was joined by
Published: November 10, 2015
On this Veterans Day I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those that have served our country. We are forever grateful to all of you for your sacrifices.The Vail Veterans Program would like to thank our community for the support that has been given to our organization since 2004. We have hosted approximately 600 wounded warriors and
Published: November 10, 2015
It has become quite cliche to say “thank you” to our veterans; and for the last several decades, that’s all I’ve really wanted to hear until I recently realized how shallow words can be when they aren’t followed up by actions. Let me explain. When every politician begins their term, and a military person commits their life to serve the
Published: November 10, 2015
Editor’s note: This week’s column is co-authored with Dr. Eric Olsen, principal at Red Hill Elementary School in Gypsum.Later this month and into December, Colorado will release the results of new tests students were given last spring called the PARCC exams, for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. PARCC is an interstate collaborative focused on developing
Published: November 10, 2015
Of today’s 322 million Americans, about 22 million are veterans. These are the men and women, who years ago, in the prime of their young American lives, put on a uniform and went to serve on active duty in the armed forces of the United States.These young people got a haircut, put on a uniform and then gave two or
Published: November 10, 2015
OK, I really can’t see Vail Mountain School soccer coach Pete Petrovski doing Dick Vitale.“Final, Four BAYBEE. It’s AWE-some.”Yes, the Gore Rangers have a lot of PTP-ers and Nathan Rouaud is a “diaper dandy,” but really, the only thing VMS and Vitale have in common is a V.With that, we welcome you to tonight’s 3A state semifinal — the Gore
Published: November 10, 2015
EAGLE COUNTY — Forget department store displays, you know it’s the Christmas season when you’re packing a shoebox to send on an international adventure.Operation Christmas Child is in full swing in the valley and across the nation.If you can pack a shoebox with toys and supplies, and will, then you have what it takes to help an international missions effort.Think
Published: November 10, 2015
EDWARDS — Colorado Mountain Express’s (CME) 18th Annual Fill the Van food drive will take place on Saturday, when thousands of pounds of food will be collected for food banks across Colorado’s mountain communities. CME vans will be parked outside of grocery stores throughout Summit County, Eagle County and the Roaring Fork Valley for collections between 9:30 a.m. and 2
Published: November 11, 2015
EDWARDS — Eagle County’s singletrack system has received many new additions throughout the past few years, but riders and hikers have also recently noticed that one trail has gone missing.A couple of weeks ago, the U.S. Forest Service destroyed two sections of what they called “pirate” trails near Berry Creek Road that sat above a popular section of singletrack known
Published: November 11, 2015
VAIL — It’s 5:30 a.m. on a weekend morning. Do you know where your child is?If you’re a hockey parent, you do.They’re on the ice, before your watchful, loving gaze.The 36th annual Vail Sportsmanship Tournament is under way.Dozens of kids will roll out well before the butt crack of dawn, strap on blades and sticks and bang into each other.Their
Published: November 11, 2015
GYPSUM — An Idaho company is buying Bella’s Market in Gypsum, where residents witnessed something they hadn’t seen for months, trucks delivering products to the store.Ridley’s Family Markets is expected to complete the deal this week, said town of Gypsum officials.Shelves at the store had been growing more and more bare for much of this year, a pattern owner Sam
Published: November 11, 2015
Phillip White is blind and has been since he was 11 years old. White, who is 80 now, was just trying to get back to Eagle from a conference in Denver, where he was learning how technology can help the visually impaired.He and his attorneys, Mari Newman and Darold Killmer, said that during an encounter, Denver police officer Kyllion Chafin
Published: November 11, 2015
AVON - It pays to pay attention.Trista and Ryan Sutter handed over $5,000 to Avon Elementary School, money they won on the game show “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire.”Money they won using skills that Avon Elementary students are also learning, pointed out principal Roy Getchell.“They had to have the knowledge to answer the questions, and they had to be
Published: November 11, 2015
1 year agoWeek of Nov. 13, 2014Leo’s Limoncello from 808 Distillery in Eagle earned a gold medal at the Breckenridge Still on the Hill event.Colorado Parks and Wildlife fenced off the Upper Brush Creek School site to preserve the historic structure as part of Sylvan Lake State Park. An information sign at the location informed visitors about the structure’s history.With
Published: November 11, 2015
Coming AttractionsHoliday Bazaar and Chicken Noodle SoupWhat: Annual holiday bazaar hosted by the United Methodist Women, complete with their homemade chicken noodle soup saleWhen: Saturday, Nov. 14Time: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Where: Brush Creek PavilionDetails: Shop for jewelry, gifts for the home and holiday, children’s items, gourmet food, candles, hand loomed scarves, antiques and collectibles, western wear and accessories and
Published: November 11, 2015
EAGLE — The town of Eagle’s Marketing & Events Advisory Committee is accepting proposals for 2016 special event funding through Nov. 20. The committee is soliciting qualified and enthusiastic event producers to bring events to town. The groups is looking for unique, creative and vibrant events that appeal to a variety of visitors, position the town favorably as an outdoor
Published: November 11, 2015
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Hello Vail Daily readers: Please contact 970-471-6577 if you happen to have seen a pair of men’s burgundy, size 13, cowboy boots scattered across Big Horn Road in East Vail on Sunday afternoon. The boots were placed on top of the car while loading and we accidentally drove off with them still on top of the car. These are my
Published: November 11, 2015
Published: November 11, 2015
DENVER — Apparently, soccer and snow do not mix in Denver.Wednesday’s storm, which blew though the high country, also hit Denver and postponed the 3A and 5A state soccer playoffs to today.Of local import, the Vail Mountain School plays Kent Denver today at noon at All-City Stadium in Denver.“We’ve moved those games because their fields are unplayable,” said CHSAA assistant
Published: November 11, 2015
Ann Kurronen recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to help grow her Eagle-based company, AnnaVail Cheese.Currently, Kurronen uses 3- and 5-gallon stainless-steel pots to make cheese on her stovetop. She goes through about 25 gallons of organic cow and sheep’s milk per week during the busy summer farmers market season, which equates to about 25 pounds of fresh cheese. Her goal
Published: November 11, 2015
“Do it by the Almanac,” assures Mike Bohrer at Maryland Creek Ranch. Each fall, he weans his Scottish Highland calves by the Almanac. This year, he has five. They will spend two years grazing on spring-fed pasture in the High Rockies, growing to slaughter weight. “There’s a time for everything,” he said — even potty training. “That’s what we did
Published: November 11, 2015
EDWARDS — The WinterWonderGrass Festival will host a celebration Thursday at Crazy Mountain Brewing Co. from 5 to 7 p.m., with live music featuring members of the WinterWonderGrass Allstars and a chance to meet the festival producers and drink some Crazy Mountain brews, plus merchandise giveaways and more.Fans will be able to purchase WinterWonderGrass tickets with no additional service fees
Published: November 11, 2015
BRECKENRIDGE — Backcountry lovers, unite!That’s the general sentiment behind the annual Colorado Avalanche Information Center Benefit Bash, set for Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center. The event is CAIC’s largest fundraiser of the year, expected to raise about $100,000 for the group’s programs.About 1,200 people are expected to attend this year’s event, said Aaron Carlson, executive
Published: November 11, 2015
Got a quick Hit or Miss about issues, decisions or goings-on in the valley? Send yours to editor@vaildaily.com to be included.HIT: From a reader to veterans. He included this: “A veteran — whether active duty, retired, national guard or reserve — is someone who, at one point in their life wrote a blank check made payable to the United States
Published: November 11, 2015
It’s not often that you meet a seventh-grader asking questions about college, especially ones specific to science majors. The Walking Mountains Science Center STEM program attracts students that are invested in a future of science and learning. As a STEM educator, I have encountered many special and driven students. Some students are so inspired by the program and its values
Published: November 11, 2015
EAGLE COUNTY — Early-season snow in a ski town generates buzz. The last several-inch whack of the white stuff finally put snow on the ground on the valley floor and turned up the heat on passion for the coming season.In Vail, Buzz Schleper generally opens his ski shop, Buzz’s Boards, around mid-October. Most years, Schleper said the shop is pretty
Published: November 11, 2015
EAGLE COUNTY — It only took about a month for Mike Imhof to have the “interim” removed from his job title. Imhof was named the new president and CEO of the Vail Valley Foundation on Wednesday.Imhof was named interim president Oct. 9, when former foundation head Ceil Folz stepped down from the job. Folz had led the foundation for 16
Published: November 11, 2015
AVON — There were no cell phones in 1986, and home computers were little more than glorified typewriters. But the Vail Valley still had a strong lure. That’s what drew Mindy Feldman and then-husband Gary here to try their hands at a new business venture.The Feldmans had several times come from their home in South Carolina to ski Vail. One
Published: November 11, 2015
VAIL —The Vail Recreation District Board of Directors will review and approve the district’s 2016 budget today. The budget discussion will take place during the board’s regularly scheduled meeting, which begins at 5 p.m. in the Vail Town Council chambers. Executive Director Mike Ortiz says the 2016 budget shows the district’s continued commitment to providing affordable learning programs and athletic
Published: November 11, 2015
On Friday, Nov. 13, Vail Valley band Skin the Rabbit will perform at the Main Street Grill, 97 Main St., Unit W-101 in the Riverwalk at Edwards. The band plays bluegrass to reggae and everything in between to make you grin like a mule eating briers. Skin the Rabbit is Nick Steingart on mandolin and fiddle, Bob Masters on guitar,
Published: November 12, 2015
EDWARDS — On Friday, The Bookworm of Edwards will host Rebecca Cohen and local children for a pajama party, with activities from and inspired by the newest book in Cohen’s PJ’s Backyard Adventures series, “Play at a Paris Playground.”Cohen, who resides in East Vail, said after she published her first book, titled “Fifteen Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out
Published: November 12, 2015
GYPSUM — Wild William Shakespeare asked the immortal question, “What do women want?”If Shakespeare, with his sonnets, frilly shirts, knickers and knee socks, couldn’t figure it out, then what chance do the rest of us have?Eagle Valley High School’s drama department will help you answer that.If you’re Brennecke Gale, Alissa Barry and Natalie Marner, then women want people to laugh,
Published: November 12, 2015
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EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado spends up to $78 million each year on standardized testing, and the inaugural results from the PARCC tests taught us that for our $78 million we learned nothing new.Patterns on all standardized tests are also the patterns for PARCC, Thursday’s early results indicate.According to the results:• Affluent white kids still score the highest.• Kids living in
Published: November 12, 2015
You may be quite willing to plan an investment strategy for your retirement years. After all, it can be enjoyable to think about traveling the world, pursuing your hobbies or participating in any of the activities you’ve associated with an active retirement. However, once you do retire, you’ll need to “shift gears” somewhat to focus on your legacy. Specifically, to
Published: November 12, 2015
’Tis the season to express our gratitude — and we’re fortunate we have quite a bit to be thankful for here in the Vail Valley.Vail’s Opening Day is just one week away, followed by Beaver Creek shortly after. Mother Nature has helped get us off to a good start to the ski season and many locals are hopeful El Nino
Published: November 12, 2015
I drew laughter when I turned 18 and dutifully showed up to register for the draft.“Son, we haven’t done that in years.”I came of age in an interlude. A nation weary of war, particularly one widely viewed as corrupt, had ditched conscription for good. Perhaps wars of choice should run this way, although my father shakes his head. He thinks
Published: November 12, 2015
Mary (Mollie) Christensen Rue, 70, of Littleton, died Nov. 1.She is survived by husband Dean Rue, daughter Elizabeth (Liz) Christensen, son Nicholas (Nick) Christensen, grandchildren Kayla and Colin Christensen, sister Elizabeth (Roger) Freeberg, nieces Cynthia Pougiales, Carrie (Mark) LaRue and Ann (Greg) Sorich.Mollie grew up in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. She had a long career in the sales and marketing
Published: November 12, 2015
Dear friends and neighbors,My sincere thanks to the voters in Vail for electing me to another term on the Town Council. The following items are issues I would like the council to address over the next two years. First would be the Gore Creek situation. The town, Eagle River water and sanitation, CDOT, Eagle River Watershed Council and Eagle County
Published: November 12, 2015
Election season just ended. And election season is once again upon us. 2016 is a big one. Besides selecting a president there are a plethora of national, state and local races. Most of us are eager for change to a political and electoral system more representative and inclusive of all of us, not just the wealthiest 1 percent. There is
Published: November 12, 2015
VAIL — Elections here are usually decided quickly — sometimes as soon as just a couple of hours after the polls close at 7 p.m. This year was different. This year, candidates Dick Cleveland and Ludwig Kurz, both vying for the fourth and final available Vail Town Council seat in this year’s election, had to wait more than a week
Published: November 12, 2015
GYPSUM — The Eagle Valley High School basketball program is launching its 2015-16 season in a big way Friday night.The program’s Midnight Madness event will get under way at 10 p.m. and continue until midnight at the EVHS gym as a fun way to bring together players, families and fans.“This is a new tradition from our new head coach (Chris
Published: November 12, 2015
EAGLE COUNTY — It’s Thursday after school, and a group of fourth- and fifth-grade students huddle around a “Kill-A-Watt” meter diligently recording how much energy a classroom fan consumes when it’s running. At Brush Creek Elementary, fourth-grade science teacher Drew Musser goes above and beyond his regular teaching responsibilities to help this special bunch of students make a difference at
Published: November 12, 2015
EDWARDS — The Art Director’s Club of Denver recently honored Avid Design by nominating one of the local firm’s pieces for Best Illustration in the club’s 2015 annual award show. Nominated PieceThe nominated piece is the 25th anniversary poster for 2015’s Taste of Vail event, which was designed by Avid art director Coni Terrado. Terrado used various digital techniques to
Published: November 12, 2015
DENVER — The long and short of it was that Vail Mountain School soccer ran into a better team in Kent Denver on Thursday during the 3A state semifinals at All-City Stadium in Denver.The defending state-champion Sun Devils topped the Gore Rangers, 2-0, to advance to Saturday’s state final at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park against Fountain Valley or Coal Ridge.It
Published: November 12, 2015
Published: November 13, 2015
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With the vast amount of fees, regulations, time constraints and safety issues, it certainly can be “ruff” adding your pet to your travel plans.As a veterinarian in the Vail Valley for many years, I have seen firsthand how many pet owners are unaware of the regulations of pet travel, in addition to the health impacts of changing weather and the
Published: November 13, 2015
For some visitors, hitting up the Vail Valley’s thrift and consignment circuit is part of the vacation experience, while local shoppers come back again and again for the thrill of finding that great item. Of course, it’s also a great way to keep clothing out of landfills and reuse perfectly good items, often for a fraction of the original price.“I
Published: November 13, 2015
Protecting the vital ecosystems of this country has become big business, with large organizations leading the charge, while their armies of outspoken donors grow increasingly insistent. In his book “Good Dirt: Confessions of a Conservationist,” David Morine argues that the modern, large-scale model of conservation means the preservation of natural spaces is not as easy or straightforward as it used
Published: November 13, 2015
On Friday, Nov. 6, St. Clare of Assisi Catholic School and Parish friends and families gathered together creating fellowship during a holiday wine-tasting fundraiser to support technology in the school. Sommeliers guided guests in selecting wines to serve with holiday menus and to have on hand through the new year. Volunteers worked hard to set up tasting rooms throughout the
Published: November 13, 2015
1. “Into Thin Air,” by Jon Krakauer.2. “Moonlight Animals,” by Elizabeth Golding.3. “Crenshaw,” by Kathy Applegate.4. “Book With No Pictures,” by B.J. Novak.5. “Glass Castle,” by Jeannette Walls.6. “Mindfulness Colouring Book,” by Emma Farrarons.7. “Kitchens of the Great Midwest,” by J. Ryan Stradal.8. “Mountains Beyond Mountains,” by Tracy Kidder.9. “I Survived the Joplin Tornado,” by Lauren Tarshis.10. “When You Reach
Published: November 13, 2015
Vail artist Nancy Rondeau is having her 11th-annual show at the Vail Public Library Community Room the last two weeks in November. This year, her show features new works in oil and watercolor, combined with selected paintings from earlier years. The paintings in this show feature her expressions of the evergreen presence in our mountain terrain, plus new watercolors of
Published: November 13, 2015
On a summer day 20 years ago, Annah Scully saw her two kids doing what kids do in the summer — nothing, or nuthin’, and to paraphrase former Denver Nuggets coach Doug Moe, nobody does nuthin’ better than a kid on summer vacation.Sir Isaac Newton’s First Law clearly states that bodies at rest tend to stay at rest until an
Published: November 13, 2015
James Richard Hoza Jr., 62, passed away Nov. 2 in Fort Collins in the comfort of his own home with his children by his side.Jim Hoza was born Nov. 7, 1952, in Gilman to James and Nedra Hoza. Jim graduated from Battle Mountain High School in Minturn, then set off to continue his education at Mesa State University in the
Published: November 13, 2015
Glenn “Chip” Bartsch Jr. was called to his eternal rest on Oct. 26, having succumbed to chemotherapy toxicity.Chip was born in Neubrucke, West Germany, on Aug. 22, 1965 (his father was stationed there as an U.S. army officer). Chip’s given name was Glenn Jr., hence the nickname “Chip” to avoid confusion in the household between father and son. He both
Published: November 13, 2015
VAIL — The roads were clear and the grass was green when the Vail Valley went to sleep on Tuesday night, but Wednesday morning brought nearly half a foot of snow to both Vail and Beaver Creek — and it kept coming through the morning.The snowstorm and frigid temperatures this week have provided a boost for both resorts as they
Published: November 13, 2015
Last summer, when CDOT announced a new bus service from Glenwood Springs to Denver, I should have been happy. The Bustang meant fewer cars on the road and more public transport options. And I would have been happy, if on the same day I read about Bustang service I had not come across a story on Japan’s new maglev train
Published: November 13, 2015
EDWARDS — As Kaiser Permanente prepares to expand health care services to Colorado mountain communities, the health plan this week announced a new agreement with one of the largest medical groups in Eagle County.Colorado Mountain Medical will offer primary and specialty care services to Kaiser Permanente members in the mountain service area starting in January. Colorado Mountain Medical’s network of
Published: November 13, 2015
We wanted to provide some clarity regarding the $150,000 Youth Foundation request that was made to the School Board on Oct. 28. For fiscal year 2016, we are currently focused on securing funding streams for a $383,000 expansion of programming to better serve students in the 2015-16 school year. The $55,000 that was approved for Youth Foundation at the school
Published: November 13, 2015
How to succeed in local politics without really trying:In 1996, I started participating in community meetings called Vail Tomorrow. Prior to that, I ran a property management firm for 10 years, in which no matter how much you saved associations money all they wanted to talk about was dog s--- and parking.I served eight years as an Eagle County commissioner,
Published: November 13, 2015
And then there was one.Eagle Valley football, go east, young men.The last local team left in the postseason, the Devils open the 3A football playoffs at Roosevelt today at 1 p.m.First off, I didn’t cut and paste the phrase of “Eagle Valley at Roosevelt” from last season, even though this is a rematch. Of course, one doesn’t need to remind
Published: November 13, 2015
If you are one of those people who bought your property in early 2007, paid top dollar and did not have a big down payment, then you might still be somewhat underwater in your mortgage if you have not found a way to refinance under HARP, the Home Affordable Modification Program. HARP allows homeowners with loans closed prior to April
Published: November 13, 2015
Dear Joan, I keep hearing on the news and reading in The Denver Post how there is such a seasonal rental shortage​ for employees in the mountain resort towns​. It seems to be worse in Steamboat and Breckenridge, but presuming we have some​ of the ​same shortage issues here, how does that affect the value of my real estate here?
Published: November 13, 2015
VAIL — The Town of Vail is transitioning to its winter snow removal operations this week. As such, no on-street parking will be available within the town through April 12, 2016. Throughout the winter season, the Vail Public Works Department is prepared to maintain Vail’s frontage roads and residential streets in a timely manner during and following each snowstorm. However,
Published: November 13, 2015
EAGLE — If Eagle has a signature dish, such as Boston’s baked beans or Kansas City’s barbecued ribs, it is arguably the Methodist ladies’ homemade chicken noodle soup.For more than three decades, the women of the Eagle Community United Methodist Church have been mixing, rolling and drying their famed noodles and stewing scads of chickens to prepare the lunchtime offering
Published: November 13, 2015
The Oct. 15 editorial by Don Rogers entitled “Our two valleys” makes an erroneous assumption. Mr. Rogers states that students “living in poverty” might have parents that “do not fully understand the value of an education in America.” Given the focus of the article, he must be referring to Eagle County’s Hispanic/Latino community. I would like to know how Mr.
Published: November 14, 2015
EAGLE COUNTY — When local Ray Kyle won the Iron Fly in February, he was coming off months of training.The Iron Fly is to anglers what the Iron Chef is to cooks, where competitors are given a bag of various materials and must create a masterpiece using what they’re given. The secret to Kyle’s success was not unique to fly-fishing,
Published: November 14, 2015
Why won’t sharks attack lawyers? Professional courtesy. It is a gem of a joke: succinct, biting (pun intended), cute, and hinting that even the most dastardly creatures have a code of conduct. Simply classic. My new favorite take on this trope, found after scouring the Internet, goes like this: “Why are lawyers like nuclear weapons? If one side has one,
Published: November 14, 2015
At this time of year at Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, much is under way “For the Kids” to prepare them for the season and the future. In addition to the daily conditioning and getting ready to get on snow later this month or in November, it is the primary time of year for SSCV athletes to work with their
Published: November 14, 2015
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.Some see Vail’s overflow parking as a measure of success; others see it as an unpreparedness to deal with Vail’s
Published: November 14, 2015
Hundreds of millions of people have read the Hollywood sign as they came in for a landing at Los Angeles International Airport. In the early days of the sign, the 1920s, it read Hollywoodland and was illuminated by thousands of electric light bulbs. Each letter was approximately 40 feet high and made of sheet metal attached to telephone poles. The
Published: November 14, 2015
As president of the Cordillera Property Owners Association, I wanted to reflect on a number of positives that the Vail Valley may not know about us.With more than 7,000 acres, Cordillera offers five neighborhoods, four golf courses, multiple restaurants and spectacular mountain views, all combined with an impressive list of activities and amenities. I’ve lived in Cordillera since 2006 with
Published: November 14, 2015

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