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Revive that New Year’s resolution with the Gypsum Rec Center

February 12, 2017 — GYPSUM — The shine has rubbed off on the new year and many local residents have likely lost enthusiasm for their fitness program resolutions. The Gypsum Recreation Center wants to help everyone revive their resolution appetite. "We always get people who come in starting in […]

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Eagle Valley wrestling sending seven to state

February 11, 2017 — DENVER — Eagle Valley wrestling has a full dance card. The Devils are sending seven to the 3A state meet this week at the Pepsi Center, after an outstanding performance at last weekend's Region 3 Tournament at Denver West High School. Eagle Valley finished second […]

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EVHS Foundation honors school office stalwarts: Gail Eaton, Linda Hatton are latest Hall of Fame inductees

February 10, 2017 — GYPSUM — It's a widely know, if not widely acknowledged, fact that the office staff are the people who really run a school. So in recognition of that dynamic, this year the Eagle Valley High School Foundation honored a pair of long-time front office staff […]

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Town of Gypsum launches discussion on tiny homes

February 10, 2017 — GYPSUM — Living tiny, in a stand-alone residence of 400 square feet or less, is gaining huge traction nationwide. To date, however, it's a big problem to find a spot in Eagle County to set up a tiny home. But the town of Gypsum is […]

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Eagle, county officials discuss river park plan

February 9, 2017 — EAGLE — Informal meetings between the Eagle County Commissioners and various town government representatives are relatively commonplace — after all, the county and the towns within it have a number of mutual interests. That is especially true in Eagle these days. This week, the commissioners […]

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Alpine Ambiance closing Eagle store : After 18 years downtown, owners are consolidating operations at Edwards location

February 8, 2017 — EAGLE — After 18 years at the site, Alpine Ambiance will be closing down its Eagle operation at month's end. The popular home accents, gift items and apparel store will be consolidating its retail operations to its location at The Riverwalk at Edwards. Additionally, the […]

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Time Machine

January 25, 2017 — 1 year ago Week of Jan. 28, 2016 A mountain lion attacked and killed a dog in Vail. The Cavalier King Charles spaniel was taken from the patio area of the home on Forest Road near LionsHead. Trinity Recycling relocated to a site in Gypsum's […]

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Home Page: Fight cabin fever at Free Family Fun Fair

January 25, 2017 — Coming Attractions Free Family Fun Fair What: Combat cabin fever with free indoor activities for kids at the Kaiser Permanente Free Family Fun Fair When: Saturday, Jan. 28 Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Eagle River Center at the Eagle County Fairgrounds Details: Families […]

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Gypsum Creek bridge project earns grant

January 23, 2017 — GYPSUM — The Eagle County Engineering and Road & Bridge departments have been awarded a $137,800 grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation for the rehabilitation of the Gypsum Creek Bridge. Project details The bridge, located on Cottonwood Pass Road approximately 1 mile west of […]

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Time Machine

January 4, 2017 — 1 year ago Week of Jan. 7, 2016 A report showed the Eagle Town Board had spent nearly 12 hours in executive session during 2015, a figure that was more than three times longer than the previous board compiled and twice as long as what […]

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On the 12th day of Christmas

January 4, 2017 — Coming Attractions Twelfth Night What: Christmas tree bonfire When: Friday, Jan. 6 Time: 6 p.m. Where: Eagle Town Park Details: Bring your discarded Christmas tree for the bonfire. Skating and socializing are planned. Devil Dancers Camp What: Dance clinic for girls ages preschool through fifth […]

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Eagle fire chief finalists will be vetted Jan. 5

January 4, 2017 — EAGLE — The seven finalists for the Greater Eagle Fire Department chief position will participate in a meet and greet session Thursday, Jan. 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Eagle Fire Station. The public is invited to attend the session. Interviews with the […]

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Hubert Newton Peterson1924-2016

January 4, 2017 — Hubert Newton Peterson of Grand Junction passed away on Dec. 29 at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 92. Private family services will be held at a later date. Mr. Peterson was a former Eagle County Treasurer for many years. His survivors […]

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Bessie Minor Swift Foundation accepting applications

January 3, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation has announced that it is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations in Eagle County. Grants will be awarded to programs that promote literacy, reading and writing skills and programs in the languages, sciences and interdisciplinary areas. Applications […]

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Operation Christmas Child sends smiles, blessings around the globe

November 19, 2016 — EDWARDS — Of all the gifts in his Operation Christmas Child shoebox, 12-year-old Pascal was most excited about a flashlight, or torch, as he called it. He has to go outside to use the toilet, and he really wanted a flashlight to use at night. […]

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Eagle may see $25 per month water bill hike

November 18, 2016 — EAGLE — Eagle water customers may be facing a $25 surcharge on their monthly bills to finance construction of the long-anticipated new municipal water treatment plant. On Tuesday night, consultants from SGM presented results from its water rate and tap fee study commissioned by the […]

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Season’s first storm creates fun, frustration

November 17, 2016 — VAIL — Bill Britt and his wife, Gail, looked at the line out the door of their business, Vail Discount Tire, and didn't have to look at the sky to know it was the season's first big snow. "Snow makes all the difference in the […]

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Jon Stavney takes helm at regional organization

November 17, 2016 — EAGLE — It's been a tumultuous year for Jon Stavney, but he is heading into 2017 with a new job that he believes will play to his strengths and leverage the relationships he has built over the past two decades. Stavney is the new executive […]

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Head here and here also here

November 17, 2016 — 1 year ago Week of Nov. 19, 2015 Gypsum biomass plant remained idle amid accusations of conspiracy, fraud and shoddy construction between the operators and the contractor who build the facility. The plant had been shut down since a Dec. 13, 2014 conveyor belt fire. […]

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‘Tis the season for giving

November 17, 2016 — Coming Attractions Gypsum Gun Club Open House What: Celebration marking the completion of the new clubhouse facility When: Saturday, Nov. 19 Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Practice starts at 9 a.m. Where: Gypsum Shooting Sports Park, north of Interstate 70 at Gypsum exit Details: […]

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