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The Vail Ski & Snowboard Swap, a local tradition since 1969, returns this weekend

October 19, 2017 — The swap is worth visiting throughout the weekend, but Friday night is the best time to get first dibs on new and used gear at the venue. The event kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. There is a $15 admission fee for adults — kids get in free — for the first two hours.

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Theater review: ‘The Wild Party’ at The Hangar in Aurora

October 19, 2017 — It's not easy being the host of a gin-soaked party attended by both your friends and enemies, and it gets even more complicated when a few hundred more random guests show up at your apartment looking for booze and entertainment. That's the setup for "The

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Book review: ‘Blood and Thunder’ details gruesome history of expansion west by Americans

October 19, 2017 — One cannot live in the western half of the United States and not come into daily contact with place names — cities, streets, mountains, etc. — that do not pay some kind of homage to one notable individual or another, who, through his authoritative actions,

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Eagle Town Park — the cool new spot to play

October 19, 2017 — Eagle Town Park has been the centerpiece of community fun for 107 years. Located geographically and symbolically at the heart of Eagle's traditional downtown, Eagle Town Park has evolved through the decades and its latest incarnation includes a new $300,000 playground renovation that made its

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‘It takes an industry’: Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2017

October 18, 2017 — The stars of Colorado's ski and snowboard industry shone brightly on the Saturday evening, Oct. 14, as many of the state's snowsports icons gathered in Vail to celebrate the Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame's Induction Gala and the Class of 2017. More than

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Vail Vitality Center hosts Flow & Fly yoga class Oct. 20

October 18, 2017 — VAIL — On Friday, Oct. 20, yoga instructor Lindsea Stowe will lead a vibrant vinyasa yoga workshop that incorporates arm balances and playful poses into an energetic flow at Vail Vitality Center. This intermediate to advanced level class will challenge participants physically and have them

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You Did What? Avon’s Brenda Himelfarb spent part of the ’70s working with Chris Evert and other tennis greats

October 18, 2017 — “I can’t even begin to tell you what fun we had,” Himelfarb recalls. “The interaction with the men and women was really fun to watch. Although the competition was sometimes fierce, the players were relaxed and, sometimes, even played to the crowd.”

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High Altitude Baking: Pumpkin bread and pumpkin butter

October 17, 2017 — High altitudes makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in the mountains successful. My favorite classic pumpkin bread is perfect for fall.

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Colorado High School Cycling Championships return to Eagle this weekend

October 17, 2017 — for high school cyclists from all across Colorado, this weekend marks the culmination of their competition season. For residents of Eagle, the weekend of Oct. 21-22 represents arguably the community's biggest marketing success story. "We definitely fill the hotels and people also camp and are

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Ask a Vail Sports Doc: What is a physician assistant? And what do they do?

October 17, 2017 — Every year, from Oct. 6 to 12, we celebrate National PA Week, which recognizes the physician assistant profession and its contribution to health care. The profession first began in 1965 and has since flourished, growing every year since. Physician assistants are medical professionals trained in

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Bumper Jacksons bring 7-piece band to Vilar Center

October 16, 2017 — Editor's note: From time to time, members of the Vilar Performing Arts Center community will provide insights into upcoming art, music and dance performances at the 530-seat theater in Beaver Creek Village. This week, the Vilar Performing Arts Center's Box Office manager Lauren Gary previews

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Bumper Jacksons bring 7-piece band to Vilar Center tonight as part of Underground Sound Series

October 16, 2017 — The Bumper Jacksons might be the quirkiest folk band in the Vilar Performing Arts Center’s Underground Sound Series, if not the quirkiest band in our entire year of concerts.

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Theater review: ‘The Foreigner’ at Arvada Center

October 16, 2017 — "The Foreigner" has become something of a staple in American theater since it premiered nearly a quarter-century ago. A comedy that veers between farce and simply madcap, there's something about this silly little play that resonates with audiences. It's funny — downright hilarious at times

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Weird Al Yankovic coming to Grand Junction’s Avalon Theater on May 3

October 16, 2017 — GRAND JUNCTION — Polka loving, author and comedian Weird Al Yankovic is bringing his Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour to the Avalon Theater on Thursday, May 3, at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $46.50, $56.50 and $69.50 and on sale online at http://www.MonumentalEvents.com or at

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High Altitude Society: Vail Valley Business Women talk sustainable fashion at The Ritz

October 16, 2017 — On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the Vail Valley Business Women met at The Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch for networking, lively conversation and to learn from keynote speaker Rhonda Swenson about launching her own clothing businesses, including her newest venture, Krimson Klover. Themed Fashion, Fun and Philanthropy,

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High altitude sickness: Asking doctors about hydrogen-infused water, canned oxygen and more

October 16, 2017 — Stop in your local City Market and you will find hydrogen-infused water in the nutrition center. The first company to develop this concept was HTWO created by Dr. Cody Cook, who actually trademarked the name HydrogenWater. According to Cook, "HTWO's benefits for health and performance

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Looking for a shoulder-season escape? Here are 5 small-town getaways in northern Colorado

October 14, 2017 — Things tend to quiet down a bit during the shoulder season. Is it too quiet for your liking? If you're feeling adventurous, here are a few places just north of Eagle County to get out and go explore.

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WinterWonderGrass Festival lineup announced

October 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The WinterWonderGrass Festival is returning to Steamboat Springs on Feb. 23-25 for the sixth annual bluegrass and craft beer festival. With 25 bands performing on four stages over three days, WinterWonderGrass has distinguished itself as one of the premier winter music and

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It’s an ax-throwing, beer-drinking, wood-chopping, plaid-wearing kind of weekend. It must be Man of the Cliff in Avon.

October 13, 2017 — Amidst the hammer throws and speed chopping, the reason for the event remains clear: it’s a fundraiser for First Descents, a nonprofit organization that provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer.

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On Saturday, 5 more inductees will be enshrined in the Colorado’s Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame in Vail

October 12, 2017 — In 1977, the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame inducted its first class. Among the Class of 1977 was George Cranmer, a native Coloradan who became the manager of Denver's parks and recreation system in 1935, later bringing skiing to Winter Park and

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