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Eagle County seniors have an event-filled calendar this week

June 19, 2017 — Upcoming events for seniors • Today: Blood pressure and blood glucose testing at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. No sign-up necessary, first come, first served. • Today: Massages at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 1 p.m. $10 for 20 minutes. Call 970-328-8896 to […]

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Vail Valley emergency responders’ Ride in Remembrance is May 8

May 4, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Members of the public are invited to join Eagle County emergency responders for the 16th annual emergency responder recognition on Monday, May 8. The activities will begin at 9 a.m., when participants will gather at Freedom Park in Edwards to line up […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Fest on Wednesday

April 7, 2017 — EDWARDS — Eagle River Watershed Council is hosting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour on Wednesday at the Riverwalk Theatre in Edwards. This is one of the largest environmental film festivals in North America and is nationally sponsored by Patagonia. The Watershed Council […]

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Vail Valley Habitat for Humanity chapter honored

April 2, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley is one of only 23 organizations in the United States recognized by Habitat for Humanity International as an Affiliate of Distinction. The Affiliates of Distinction program was established to honor Habitat affiliates that demonstrate excellence through meeting […]

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Landscapers use electric equipment

March 31, 2017 — Business Name: MowGreenLawns.​ Location:​ Eagle, serving the Vail Valley. Date Opened​: March, 2016. Owner: ​Bill Filmore. Contact Information:​ Email mowgreenlawns@outlook.com or call 970-331-6467. What goods or services do you provide? Residential and commercial lawn care, including mowing, trimming, cleanup, aeration, fertilization and irrigation maintenance. What's […]

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NRA Foundation awards thousands to local 4-H club

March 31, 2017 — EAGLE — America's oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group donated thousands of dollars to help a local youth organization buy new equipment. The National Rifle Association Foundation awarded the Whistling Bullets 4-H Club $2,987.95 to fund new firearms, archery equipment, ammunition, safety equipment and cleaning […]

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Avon seeks four planning board members

March 27, 2017 — AVON — The town of Avon is seeking community members to volunteer for the Planning and Zoning Commission. Four positions will be vacated in May, then filled by appointment by the Avon Town Council. The seven-member board helps shape policy and land use decisions within […]

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Vail police host 5K and memorial run on May 6

March 27, 2017 — VAIL — The Vail Police Department is hosting a 5K run May 6 to honor fallen Vail Police Officer Ryan Cunningham. The informal run will take place at 9 a.m. with the start area at Vail Mountain School and finishing at Cunningham's memorial near the […]

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Eagle County senior calendar

March 27, 2017 — Upcoming Senior Events • Today: Blood pressure and blood glucose testing at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. No sign up necessary – first come, first served. • Wednesday: New! Medicare counseling will be held every Wednesday from 10:30 to 2:30 at the Golden […]

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Artist Jim Cotter to lecture, give work demo in Michigan

March 21, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Local artist Jim Cotter was invited to lecture through the Michigan area, from Friday to today. He has been invited to give a demonstration of his signature concrete work for the College for Creative Studies, Michigan Metalsmiths Association, Wayne State University and […]

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Vail Centre announces new scholarship effort

March 20, 2017 — VAIL — Since the beginning of 2017, the Vail Centre has awarded $30,000 in scholarship funds to deserving locals. Those scholarships will enable recipients to take one of the Vail Centre's courses in 2017. "I am so excited to receive a scholarship from the Vail […]

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Seven local speech stars headed to nationals

March 20, 2017 — Battle Mountain is something like the New England Patriots (sorry Broncos fans) of speech and debate. They've sent competitors to the nationals seven times, including the last four consecutive years. Battle Mountain's five national qualifiers this year is a school record. Hailea Stone and Sam […]

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Benjamin Dantas excels at climbing championships

March 20, 2017 — VAIL — Benjamin Dantas of Avon, continues to excel at the national competitive level of rock climbing. Dantas recently attended his seventh straight USA Climbing National Championships, which this year was held in Salt Lake City. This three-day event is host to the best 500 […]

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Actively Green finishes its fourth year of certification

March 20, 2017 — AVON — Walking Mountains Science Center has completed the fourth year of its Actively Green certification program. Becoming Actively Green certified has provided Walking Mountains with ways to easily monitor its energy usage, waste diversion, employee engagement and sustainable purchases. This initial step of tracking […]

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Eagle County senior calendar

March 20, 2017 — Upcoming senior events • Wednesday: New! Medicare counseling will be held every Wednesday from 10:30-2:30 at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Must call 328-8896 to sign up for a spot. • Friday: Book Lover's Coffee Klatch, 10:30 a.m. at the Golden Eagle Senior Center. Come […]

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Two local schools earn statewide academic honors

March 18, 2017 — EAGLE — Two local schools earned statewide honors for soaring academically. Brush Creek Elementary and Eagle County Charter Academy earned achievement awards from the Colorado Department of Education. • Brush Creek earned Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award. • Eagle County Charter Academy earned John Irwin Schools […]

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Local schools slated to host fine arts showcase

March 17, 2017 — EAGLE — Local schools will host their inaugural Fine Arts Showcase, recognizing young artists in all grades. The events, one in Battle Mountain High School and another in Eagle Valley High School, featuring two student events recognizing young artists and musicians in art, music and […]

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First Cover Rock event had $1.5M impact, town of Avon says

March 17, 2017 — AVON — Cover Rock, a two-day music festival held in Avon in 2016, had a significant impact on the local economy according to figures released by the town. Based on tax revenue for the weekend of June 24 and 25, total dollars spent is estimated […]

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Russell retires after 15 years at WECMRD helm

March 16, 2017 — EAGLE — After 15 years at the helm of the Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District, Steve Russell figures its time to enjoy some more personal recreation. Russell will retire from the organization of May 5. "Hopefully now I will play a little more golf […]

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Epic SchoolKids to return

March 16, 2017 — BROOMFIELD — The Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack, which has provided more than 45,000 Colorado children with free skiing and snowboarding access the past two winter seasons, is returning for the 2017-2018 winter season. Providing 16 days of free skiing or snowboarding, with four free days […]

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