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Tuesday’s preps wrap: VMS lacrosse and soccer

March 28, 2017 — GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Vail Mountain School lacrosse is off to a great start, but how do the Gore Rangers handle success? Apparently, pretty well. VMS did exactly what it needed to do at Glenwood Springs, thumping the Demons, 13-2, on Tuesday. Good teams handle struggling […]

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Shout: Huskies lax breaks into win column

March 28, 2017 — EDWARDS — Otis was back. Otis Day and the Knights' rendition of "Shout" returned to its place after Battle Mountain lacrosse toppled Eagle Valley, 12-4, on Tuesday. Yes, the team played the song in postgame ceremony honoring Mac Kelsall earlier this month, and did so […]

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Off the Hill: Eagle facility offers senior care

March 28, 2017 — EAGLE — In the Eagle Valley, age is more of a feeling and an attitude instead of a number, but when the time comes, it is nice to know there is now a facility that can keep us here longer with the care we need. […]

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Mario Pacheco sentenced to four years for cases in three counties

March 28, 2017 — EAGLE — Mario Pacheco stood at the courtroom podium, his hands in front of him, and quietly thanked his judge for revoking his bond and putting him back in jail, where he could finally get clean and sober. Pacheco was sentenced to a combined four […]

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Vail Daily obituary: David Kirk Lorzenzen

March 28, 2017 — David Kirk Lorenzen, 54, of Rifle passed away as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident March 17, in Lincoln County. David was born June 20, 1962 to Terre and Mary Jo (Nichols) Lorenzen in Traverse City, Michigan. It was David's wish to […]

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Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen & Tequilaria kicks fare up a notch

March 28, 2017 — Editor's note: This article was previously published as a paid feature in EAT, a compendium of restaurant snapshots featuring the best in Vail Valley dining. Look for it on newsstands everywhere. AVON — Though Maya is tucked inside The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, this […]

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Vail Daily editorial: Can Gypsum plan a downtown?

March 28, 2017 — The town of Gypsum is working toward approving a new master plan. That plan — which still awaits public comments and approval by the Town Council — has some interesting ideas. Before going into those ideas, though, it's important to understand what master plans do […]

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Vail Daily guest column: It’s time again for standardized testing

March 28, 2017 — This week, public school students across Colorado will engage in an annual rite of spring: state standardized exams. As a critic of testing and the punishment used as a means of driving instructional improvement, I'm sometimes asked my opinion about state testing and its value. […]

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Vail Daily letter: Glory road

March 28, 2017 — Glory road I'm Kate, an 11-year-old from Indiana. I have been skiing since I was 3, and I have a real passion for it. My grandparents live in Vail. The slushy snow glistened in the afternoon Colorado sun. A dark, bluebird sky hid behind a […]

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Vail Law: Singing with the Supremes (Court, that is), Part 2

March 28, 2017 — In the first part of this series, I introduced The Supremes, the justices of the United States Supreme Court, the highest court in the land. We shared a bit of the Court's colorful history and noted that anything other than white males serving on the […]

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Local real estate firm honors top brokers

March 28, 2017 — VAIL — Alida Zwaan and Gerardo Avila have been honored as 2016's Top Individual Producers for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties. Zwaan led the company in Total Overall Dollar Volume and Avila led the company in Total Unit Sales. Both brokers were recognized during special […]

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Vail joins ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign

March 28, 2017 — VAIL — The Vail Police Department is taking part in the statewide Click It or Ticket campaign. The first enforcement period is through Sunday. The next period is May 22 through June 4 and the final period is July 17 through 23. Following a similar […]

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Grant allows Eagle River Youth Coalition to grow

March 28, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle River Youth Coalition will be expanding its services, collaboration and outreach thanks to a substantial grant from the Daniels Fund, a private charitable foundation committed to improving lives. Dedicated to keeping youth a priority, the Daniels Fund will help the […]

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Colorado Mountain Medical expands insurance options

March 28, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — Colorado Mountain Medical is one of nearly 2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus, a partnership between payer partners from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, state Medicaid agencies, commercial health plans, self-insured businesses and primary care […]

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Tennis sensation Venus Williams orbits into Vail’s Homestead Court Club

March 28, 2017 — EDWARDS — The rest of the people in the Homestead Court Club were playing tennis. Venus Williams was playing something more. Williams, one of the world's top players for more than a decade, was in town to speak to a corporate function in a local […]

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Vail Mountaineer hockey’s Seymour era ends with 12 league, 4 state titles

March 28, 2017 — VAIL — Alden Kostick and his Bantam B Vail Mountaineer teammates were up way past their bedtime. They weren't dressed for slumber; they were dressed for hockey. The Vail Mountaineer Bantam B squad's state title game had started at 10:45 p.m. in Denver's Pepsi Center. […]

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Community forum held in Gypsum for $144 million in school bond spending

March 28, 2017 — GYPSUM — Voters took their first look at they're buying with the millions they approved when district officials debuted expansion plans for Eagle Valley High School this week. Monday evening's community meeting was the first of several district officials will host, as construction and renovation […]

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Flight For Life helicopter crash in Frisco that killed pilot was caused by hydraulic issue, NTSB finds

March 28, 2017 — The crash of a Flight For Life helicopter in Frisco that killed its pilot and seriously hurt two passengers in July 2015 was likely caused by a preventable hydraulic issue that stemmed from a pre-flight maintenance check, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. Federal […]

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Big Mountain Enduro tour adds stop at GoPro Mountain Games in Eagle

March 28, 2017 — VAIL — A new addition to the GoPro Mountain Games last year, the MTN Enduro race, is going to new heights in its second year when the annual Mountain Games return June 8 through June 10. The Vail Valley Foundation and Big Mountain Enduro Tuesday […]

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