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Eagle Chamber hosts business roundup Thursday, Sept. 21

September 20, 2017 — EAGLE — Eagle is home to a veritable cornucopia of businesses, and even folks familiar with the community may not be aware of all the goods and services options in town. On Thursday, Sept. 21, the Eagle Chamber's annual business roundup offers the opportunity for […]

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Letter: Sign says ‘use both lanes to merge points,’ so lighten up

September 20, 2017 — Another construction season on Interstate 70 is coming to a close, and once again, I find myself perplexed. Off and on this summer, it was necessary to go from two lanes to one lane past construction projects. Clearly marked on orange signs by the side […]

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Open House Event on Sept. 21

September 20, 2017 —

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Tipton: State House working on tax code that works for Coloradans (column)

September 20, 2017 — Editor's note: Find a cited version of this column at http://www.vaildaily.com. Every year, in preparation for tax day, Americans spend 6 billion hours trying to navigate the internal revenue code and federal tax regulations (now up to 10 million words). The compliance bill has now […]

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Short Story Competition

September 20, 2017 — From now through Oct. 14, the teen department of the Eagle Valley Library District will accept submissions for its short story competition. Each branch (Gypsum, Eagle, and Avon) will select its own first-, second- and third-place winners. First place authors receive a Kindle Fire, second […]

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Charry Shakti Om

September 20, 2017 —

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Vail council candidate Strickland: Youth is no barrier to public service

September 20, 2017 — Editor's note: There are 10 candidates this year for four seats on the Vail Town Council. For the next seven weekdays, the Vail Daily is publishing a profile of each candidate. Profiles are being published in no particular order, and previously published profiles can be […]

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In Memory

September 20, 2017 —

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Vail’s Kurt Keltner’s loving life to be celebrated Friday afternoon at 4 Eagle Ranch

September 20, 2017 — VAIL — Kurt Keltner fell in love early and often during his fast-paced life: with the mountains, with skiing, with Vail, with Alaska, with Teresa Gregory … and not necessarily in that order. He was born in Wichita, Kansas, in 1954 to James and Shirley […]

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CDOT begins cleanup of 25-ton rock in Dowd Junction, lane closures expected

September 20, 2017 — EAGLE-VAIL — The Colorado Department of Transportation has begun the process of removing 25-ton boulder that has been sitting alongside Interstate 70 since November. Department spokesperson Tracy Trulove said motorists can expect lane closures the week of Sept. 18-22 in the area between mile markers […]

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Walking Mountains Science Center launches $10 million campaign, growth plans

September 20, 2017 — AVON — Walking Mountains Science Center reached 94,000 people with its programs last year. It will top 100,000 this year, and the waiting list for local school kids regularly tops 1,000. In an effort to meet the demand, the nonprofit recently kicked off a $10 […]

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East Vail zoning proposal puts housing needs and wildlife issues at odds

September 20, 2017 — VAIL — The Vail Town Council gave first approval on Tuesday, Sept. 19, to an ordinance rezoning a 23.3-acre parcel in East Vail. But that doesn't mean anything will be built on the property. Council members voted 5-2 — with Kim Langmaid and Jen Mason […]

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Photos in the Vail Valley Sept. 10-16

September 20, 2017 — The week of Sept. 10-16 featured multiple rounds of live music, including the inaugural Hike the the Mic at mid-mountain at Beaver Creek, high school preps are in full swing, a new dam was dedicated and snow returned to the high country.

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Nat Geo photographer leads Mountain Moments workshop Sept. 22-24

September 20, 2017 — You may have a really nice DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera, or you may just have your smartphone, but it's not all about the camera, says award-winning journalist and National Geographic photographer Jad Davenport. It's about storytelling. "I feel frustrated when I see people get […]

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New Colorado rules prohibit marijuana edibles from taking shape of humans, animals or fruits; aim to curb accidental use by kids

September 20, 2017 — New marijuana rules that go into effect Oct. 1 aim to keep marijuana products from getting into the hands of children. “These regulations reflect extensive stakeholder input focused on public safety and legislative intent,” Colorado Department of Revenue Executive Director Mike Hartman said in a […]

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Eagle Yogafest: Relax, revive, restore Sept. 29-Oct. 1

September 20, 2017 — EAGLE — For anyone who has ever been intrigued by the idea of attending a yoga festival but was intimidated by the schedule or dissuaded by the price tag, the Eagle Yogafest is your answer. "It is our desire to create a yoga experience for […]

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Grand Junction woman played same Powerball numbers every week for 30 years. It just paid off.

September 20, 2017 — GRAND JUNCTION — Grand Junction area resident Judy Finchum says she has played the same five numbers in the Powerball every week, without fail, for the past 30 years. On Sunday, her persistence won her $133.2 million, making Finchum the biggest jackpot winner in state […]

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Iron Fly fly-tying competition set for Sept. 21 at Minturn Saloon

September 20, 2017 — It's called the Iron Fly competition in homage to the "Iron Chef" television show, but actual pieces of iron might indeed be among the ingredients competitors find themselves asked to use. The competition kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, and there may still […]

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Theater review: ‘In the Heights’ in the ’burbs

September 20, 2017 — "Hamilton" is still a few months from landing in Denver (if you can score tickets), but if you'd like to get a strong sense of what the fuss is all about, check out "In the Heights," now playing at Littleton Town Hall through Oct. 8. […]

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Marketing magician Bob Parker put Vail on the map, before there was a map

September 20, 2017 — Job descriptions did not exist in early Vail. Everyone worked together and they worked all day every day. “We were working at something we enjoyed,” said Parker, who died June 29 at age 94. “These were guys who had never worked on a ski resort but had in common a belief in the project.” A celebration of his life is this Friday in Vail.

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