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Senior calendar

January 15, 2019 — Upcoming events for senior citizens • Today: Snowshoeing at Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center at 10 a.m., Call 970-328-8831 for more information. • Today: Poker game at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 1 p.m. No experience necessary — we will teach you. • Thursday: Senior

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Copper Mountain Resort opens new American Flyer lift

January 10, 2019 — Copper Mountain Resort announced on its social media channels on Thursday afternoon that its new American Flyer chairlift is now open. "American Flyer is the longest bubble chair in the world," Dustin Lyman, the resort's new general manager, said in the announcement video,"covering nearly two

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The Charter at Beaver Creek named in Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

January 9, 2019 — ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Conde Nast Traveler readers voted on their top Colorado vacation spots and the results are in: The Charter at Beaver Creek landed a top score of 94.11 and coveted spot in the top 15 of the 2018 list. From

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Jared Polis to be sworn in as Colorado governor today

January 8, 2019 — Colorado enters a new political era at 11 a.m. Tuesday, when Democrat Jared Polis is to be sworn in as the state's 43rd governor. He will be the first openly gay man to assume any state's highest office. "This is a moment in history," said Joshua Verez, an

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Vail, Beaver Creek’s single-day, window lift ticket price hits $209

January 3, 2019 — The $200 barrier for a walk-up ski lift ticket was broken for the first time by Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek this season, according to industry sources. Vail and Beaver Creek are charging $209 per day for a walk-up window ticket, according to their website.

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In-N-Out Burger still 2 years away from opening first Colorado location

January 2, 2019 — The Double-Double isn't here yet — but details of an animal-style entrance into Colorado are coming into focus. In-N-Out Burger — which riled up local foodies late last year when it announced it was coming to the state — is still roughly two years away from serving its first

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Family remembers Arvada man who died following cardiac event at Keystone Resort

December 30, 2018 — Daniel Mares was a family man. As those close to him look back on his life, tragically cut short following a cardiac episode at Keystone Resort on Dec. 22, it was characterized largely by his effortless intellectualism, a carefree and joyful disposition, and the love

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Family of man who died by suicide at Vail Pass Rest Area start mental health memorial fund

December 30, 2018 — Dimetri Mark Meredith, a 42-year-old Denver resident, died by suicide at the Vail Pass rest area in Summit County on Dec 6. Meredith’s family said that he had been struggling with bipolar disorder for nearly two decades before he took his own life. Meredith’s sister-in-law,

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Vail Mountain is now 100 percent open for 2018-19 season

December 28, 2018 — VAIL, Colo. – Dec. 28, 2018 – Following 13 inches of snow in the past seven days and with more in the forecast as the New Year approaches, Vail Mountain is now 100 percent open. All lifts at Vail Mountain are operational for the season,

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UPDATE: CenturyLink continues to repair outage affecting Eagle County, rest of U.S.

December 27, 2018 — UPDATE (Friday, 10:30 a.m. MST): Technicians continue to work Friday on widespread internet issues that started Thursday morning and affected much of the country, including Eagle County and large portions of Colorado. CenturyLink, which was one of a number of companies experiencing outages, tweeted Friday morning

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Winter Park ski train gets lounge car with beer, wine and intoxicating views

December 23, 2018 — The mood on the Winter Park Express ski train will be a little more spirited when service begins in January, thanks to the addition of a lounge car that not only will offer snacks and refreshments but beer and wine. The views will be intoxicating

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Anna Gasser takes home multiple honors at Transworld Snowboarding awards

December 21, 2018 — Hours after she won the women’s snowboard slopestyle competition at last week’s Dew Tour at Breckenridge Ski Resort, Austrian snowboarding star Anna Gasser took home even more hardware downtown at the Riverwalk Center. The 27-year-old Olympic big air gold medalist Gasser took home the women’s Readers’ Choice

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Colorado residents now can change birth gender identity

December 21, 2018 — DENVER (AP) — Colorado residents now can change their gender identity on their birth certificate. KMGH-TV reports the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on Wednesday voted to simplify the process to change the gender identity. Under current requirements, a person must undergo gender reassignment surgery

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Forest Service releases draft decision for Vail Snowmaking Project

December 19, 2018 — VAIL, Colo. – The White River National Forest has released the Draft Decision Notice for the Vail Mountain Resort Snowmaking Environmental Assessment (EA). After considering public comment, alternatives and the analysis, Scott Fitzwilliams, the Deciding Official, has approved the proposed action, pending objections. Based on

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Vail holiday celebrations: Christmas, New Year’s and more (video)

December 18, 2018 — ‘Tis the season for holiday festivities in Vail! See what’s happening across town over the next few weeks.

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Beaver Creek extends hours, opens more terrain Saturday

December 15, 2018 — An extra hour on the mountain can make all the difference. Add a new terrain opening to the mix, and Beaver Creek made skiers and snowboarders rejoice on Saturday. At 8:30 a.m., the Centennial lift started running for a line of excited skiers and snowboarders

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Adam Sandler coming to Denver in 2019, with special guest

December 14, 2018 — Adam Sandler, who recently released the well-reviewed Netflix special "100% Fresh," is backing up his latest with a string of dates that will take him to the Colorado Convention Center's Bellco Theatre next year. Sandler's "100% Fresher" tour is slated to play Bellco on Feb.

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Copper Mountain looks to open American Flyer by Christmas

December 13, 2018 — Copper Mountain Resort is hoping to open its new American Flyer chair lift by Christmas. The announcement was made by Copper general manager Dustin Lyman in a video produced for Copper Mountain’s blog for the new Flyer and American Eagle chairlifts. In the video, Lyman

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Vail Resorts stock took epic tumble Friday

December 12, 2018 — Vail Resorts' stock price tumbled down a double black diamond mountain Friday. The Broomfield-based ski resort operator's stock endured a record loss after the company released results for its most recent financial quarter that showed bigger than expected losses and slower than expected revenue gains

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Breckenridge opens Peak 10, marking the earliest opening ever for resort’s five peaks

December 12, 2018 — Breckenridge Ski Resort announced on Tuesday that it will open some of its Peak 10 terrain today via the Falcon SuperChair, effectively opening all of the resort’s five peaks earlier in the season than ever before — since Peak 6 opened in 2013. In total,

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