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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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Eagle-Vail filmmaker Travis Milloy creates sci-fi film ‘Infinity Chamber’

October 6, 2017 — Movies come in all shapes and sizes — and budgets. "Our whole budget for the movie was less than what other films spend on catering for a week," said Eagle-Vail filmmaker Travis Milloy, who recently released "Infinity Chamber" — available on iTunes and Amazon. And

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Ready for winter? Conditioning classes begin Oct. 9

October 5, 2017 — So the early snow in October has got you itching for ski season? Vail Mountain opens for the season on Friday, Nov. 17, and Beaver Creek starts turning Wednesday, Nov. 22. Take a deep breath, there's still some time. But while your mind is getting

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David Walford joins Pendulum, White Bison; changes coming to Vail restaurants

October 3, 2017 — While White Buffalo will see moderate changes under Walford, Pendulum is getting a complete makeover — new name, menu and all.

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Plan your month with these Vail Valley activities

October 2, 2017 — Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week Through Oct. 8, participating restaurants for the fifth annual event will be serving up menu specials set at $20.17. For more information, visit http://www.DiningAtAltitude.com. Man of the Cliff On Oct. 14-15, the annual lumberjack — and Jill — event returns

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Music with a mission: Be.Come.Unity free concert in Minturn is a Friday-long affair

September 28, 2017 — The all-afternoon-and-evening concert features a number of bands and a goal of building unity, and community, through music.

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Hike to the Mic brings together generations at Beaver Creek

September 21, 2017 — BEAVER CREEK — I've heard music has the ability to transport you places. For me, I was already there when the sounds of Elephant Revival filled the open air with the Beaver Creek ski slopes surrounding the stage at 10,000 feet. For the rest of

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Hike to the Mic features Elvis Costello at 10,000 feet at Beaver Creek

September 15, 2017 — Hiking in Colorado can take you to some incredible high alpine lakes, views from 14,000-foot peaks and other Rocky Mountain treasures — for those who make it to the end. For people attending the first-ever Hike to the Mic event at Beaver Creek, hiking the

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Chainsaw master Don Mesuda: ‘There’s no mistakes in carving, just a change of plans’

September 15, 2017 — BEAVER CREEK — Built like a linebacker and donning a beard full of wood, Don Mesuda speaks softly and carries a big chainsaw. He calls the layers of wood covering him — hot off his chainsaw — "Man Glitter." After a career in electrical contracting,

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Vail Valley Escape Room adds second adventure — Marble Mountain Mystery

September 15, 2017 — AVON — The Vail Valley Escape Room has added another adventure at its location in Avon. In addition to the old ski shop-themed escape room is now the Marble Mountain Mystery room. Returning guests receive $10 off the new room with an online discount code.

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Vail Valley Escape Room adds second adventure — Marble Mountain Mystery

September 15, 2017 — AVON — The Vail Valley Escape Room has added another adventure at its location in Avon. In addition to the old ski shop-themed escape room is now the Marble Mountain Mystery room. Returning guests receive $10 off the new room with an online discount code.

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Raise a glass at Prosit’s Avon location with 12 beers on tap

September 11, 2017 — It's always Oktoberfest at Prosit, which opened a new location in Eagle County at the end of August. With 12 beers on tap all imported from Bavaria and Belgium served in classic tall glasses and an open location next to Loaded Joe's in Avon, Prosit

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Raise a glass at Prosit’s Avon location with 12 beers on tap

September 11, 2017 — It's always Oktoberfest at Prosit, which opened a new location in Eagle County at the end of August. With 12 beers on tap all imported from Bavaria and Belgium served in classic tall glasses and an open location next to Loaded Joe's in Avon, Prosit

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Plan your week with these upcoming Vail Valley activities

September 11, 2017 — Wednesday AVON Hump Day is made for Game Night Loaded Joe's in Avon brings out the games every Wednesday night with specials on pitchers. Visit http://www.LoadedJoes.com for more information. Thursday EAGLE-VAIL Buckets & Brews — Fine tune your golf game before winter with Buckets &

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Zoppe Italian Family Circus celebrating 175 years with performances in Avon this weekend

September 6, 2017 — At the family friendly Zoppe Family Circus, see the astounding, astonishing, dazzling and delightful entertainment live in the Vail Valley — and as it was 100 years ago.

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Zoppe Italian Family Circus includes dogs, horses in performances

September 6, 2017 — Giovanni Zoppe has worked with animals his whole life, including a tiger when he was younger. His dad, Alberto Zoppe, has worked with the whole gamut of animals — monkeys, lions, tigers, bears and elephants. That's life, though, when you're born into the Zoppe Italian

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Mikaela Shiffrin, prepping for 2018 Winter Olympics, renews deal with LEKI

September 4, 2017 — Shiffrin, 22, is busy using those LEKI poles training for the World Cup season and the Winter Olympics next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea — a country coming into its own as a destination for skiers and snowboarders heading to Asia.

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Plan your month out with these Vail Valley activities

September 4, 2017 — Summer turning to fall in Eagle County means three things: Great weather; golden aspens; and a still-full calendar of weekend events. Here's a quick rundown to whet your appetite.

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Lyle Divinsky opens up about joining The Motet, which performs Thursday in Beaver Creek

August 30, 2017 — A Boston Celtics fan, singer Lyle Divinsky can appreciate hard work. At age of 32, the former solo act known as the Sasquatch of Soul has come from performing in New York subways to now touring with Denver-based funk band The Motet. "The cool thing

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Plan your week with these upcoming Vail Valley activities

August 28, 2017 — Monday, Aug. 28 EAGLE COUNTY Make your dog famous for a day — Have you submitted to Daily Dogs yet? The Vail Daily is featuring two dogs per day. Visit http://www.VailDaily.com/Dogs and have your dog answer a few questions. Tuesday, Aug. 29 VAIL Spend a

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