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Celebrate the opening of Summit County ski resorts with music, giveaways, beer

November 8, 2018 — Editor's note: this story originally ran in the Summit Daily. With base areas having a depth of over 20 inches of snow and three out of four Summit County ski resorts open, it's safe to say that winter is in full swing. To celebrate, local

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The Laramie Project: Vail Mountain School tackles Matthew Shepard’s story of hate, hope, life, death

October 31, 2018 — VAIL — "The Laramie Project" is a gut-wrenching and inspiring presentation of hope and hate and more hope. It's tough, and that's why members of Vail Mountain School's theater department say they're proud to tackle it. "It's a difficult topic, and it's a difficult play,"

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When things get bazaar: Eagle Valley holiday craft season begins Nov. 3

October 26, 2018 — Longtime locals know that as soon as they hand out the last fistful of Halloween candy, bazaar season begins. The big three local holiday fair events happen downvalley in November. This year, the schedule has them staked for three consecutive weekends beginning this Saturday, Nov.

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Experiencing the Vail Valley as your nose knows it

October 19, 2018 — The Vail Valley is renowned for its scenic beauty, but a new local businesses believes the area actually smells as great as it looks. With names such as "Hunting Camp," "Cowboy Sleigh Ride" and "High Altitude Honeysuckle" High Country Candles wants to give everyone a

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Making dreams happen for Eagle County entrepreneurs

October 12, 2018 — Entrepreneurial dreams come in all sizes. Big dreams involve venture capital and stock shares. Medium size dreams involve bank loans and retail space searches. Little dreams involve dipping into personal savings or using a credit card. But where can you go if your dream is

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Preservation, new construction projects under way at Sylvan Lake State Park

October 8, 2018 — Something old, something new doesn't just apply to brides. It's an apt description of what's happening at Sylvan Lake State Park. Starting with the new, Sylvan Lake's new dam in nearing completion. Touching on the old, the historic Upper Brush Creek School is slated for

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Gypsum and Eagle host a frightenly good time Saturday, Oct. 13

October 5, 2018 — Gypsum's Fall Fest Spooktacular and the Eagle Ranch Pumpkin Patch return to the downvalley towns of Gypsum and Eagle on Saturday, Oct. 13. That means local kids can enjoy all the frightening fun they can handle. Eventgoers are urged to don their costumes and enjoy

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Website declares Eagle is most underrated community in Colorado

September 21, 2018 — According to the House Method website, Eagle is the most underrated community in all of Colorado. That news doesn't surprise Alexis Kensinger — a community native who has returned to put down roots in her home town. "Eagle is such an amazing little place and

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A hike with a purpose — Crossfire Disc Golf tournament slated this weekend

September 14, 2018 — Take a weekend of peak fall color and combine it with a sport that just about anyone can tackle and you get what organizers hope will be a formula for fun next weekend. The Crossfire Disc Golf Tournament — on the new Cross Creek Disc

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Avon circus is an example of the new model in America

September 4, 2018 — Every discussion of the circus these days seems to go back to one theme — they don't use elephants anymore. Indeed, the circus tent that has been set up in Nottingham Park has been quite the conversation piece. This weekend the Zoppe family circus will

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Tickling the ivorys, using your feet: Nottingham player piano joins artifacts at Eagle museum

August 31, 2018 — Back before seemingly unlimited entertainment choices could be beamed right into your living room, folks had to rely on their own talents if they wanted to relax with some tunes after a hard day's work. Trouble was, not everyone had the skill or instruction to

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Valley Violets: fighting valley violence against women in Eagle County

August 24, 2018 — GYPSUM — We tend to think of ourselves as safe here in Eagle County, so when a violent crime occurs such as a homicide in Edwards or a knife attack in Avon or a brutal beating in Eagle, the community as a whole is shaken.

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History, with a side of show, with Porchlight Players Tabor Opera House benefit

August 19, 2018 — The Tabor Opera House was built in an era when silver barons ruled and legendary performers such as Oscar Wilde, Buffalo Bill and Harry Houdini actually basked in the stage's limelight. But this coming weekend — Saturday, Aug. 25, and Sunday, Aug. 26 — The

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Photographer Jon Sheppard’s exhibit on display at the Vail Public Library

August 15, 2018 — VAIL — Jon Sheppard has always been addicted to adventure, and tends to see the world as a big ol' beautiful playground. His photos reflect that, and in his award-winning books he shares insights, stories and photography. You can take a stroll through Sheppard's world

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Eagle goes Crawlin’ to a Cure this Saturday, Aug. 18

August 10, 2018 — The sound of revving engines is a signal help is on the way for local families impacted by cancer. Crawlin' to a Cure will return to the Eagle County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 18. This year marks the event's eighth anniversary. The annual rock-crawling race

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Red Cliff Cemetery tour Aug. 18: County’s oldest graveyard holds fascinating tales

August 2, 2018 — RED CLIFF — Meet some of Eagle County's most colorful characters on Saturday, Aug. 18, when the Eagle County Historical Society offers tours of the Red Cliff's Greenwood Cemetery. Actors and actresses will portray the people who came to Eagle County during the silver boom

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‘An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt’ comes to the Vail library with legendary local performer James Overcash’s one-man show

July 31, 2018 — VAIL — Teddy Roosevelt's words, stories, and philosophies will come to life as legendary local actor and performer James C. Overcash presents "An Evening With Teddy Roosevelt. The performance, "The Crowded Hour," is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 1, in the Vail library. "The

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Mountain Valley Horse Rescue’s Barn Brunch fundraiser is Sunday, July 29, in Cordillera

July 27, 2018 — Equine veterinarian Dr. Silvia Stocker is being honored at Mountain Valley Horse Rescue's annual Barn Brunch in Cordillera on Sunday, July 29, for her years of service to the rescue. Mountain Valley Horse Rescue is a local nonprofit organization that rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes abused,

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How country feels: Gypsum Daze presents headliner Randy Houser, celebrates wagonload of family fun

July 16, 2018 — It's highly unlikely that he knew it, but when singer Randy Houser released his hit single "How Country Feels" in 2013, he was describing the locale where he will be performing this weekend ­— Gypsum Daze. Every summer, the quiet downvalley community roars to life

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Gypsum goes classical: National Repertory Orchestra concert planned July 12

July 9, 2018 — Gypsum really can be a classy-cal place. While the downvalley community is definitely better known for the country music concerts that highlight the annual Gypsum Daze event, last summer the town offered a definite change of place when Bravo! Vail brought the National Repertory Orchestra

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