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Briefs: Vail has New Year’s Eve curfew

Daily Staff ReportVail, CO Colorado

VAIL A townwide curfew will be in effect in Vail on New Years Eve from 10:30 p.m. on Sunday to 5 a.m. on Monday for kids 17 and under, unless they are accompanied by a parent or guardian or returning from work or an event.During the same six-and-a-half-hour curfew period, only people 21 and older will be admitted to a special event district in Vail Village. Buses will stopped running between Golden Peak, Vail Village and LionsHead at 11 p.m., Sunday, and resume at 6:30 a.m., Monday. Vail Transit and ECO Transit will stop all bus service between 10:30 p.m., Sunday, and midnight.

EAGLE When the Young Adult Book Group at the Eagle Public Library hosts its discussion of the book, Whirligig, by Paul Fleischman, members will participate in a hands-on demonstration of the books theme. The book club meeting is scheduled Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. The book relates the consequences to a young driver who drives drunk and crashes into another car, killing a young girl. The young girls family decides that his restitution to them involves building four whirligigs in her memory and placing them in the four corners of the United States.As part of the discussion, Cpl. Dennis Gibbons will have a set of Fatal Vision goggles that simulate the visual impairment caused by drinking.

VAIL Members of the International Skiing History Association are returning to Vail from Jan. 28 to Feb. 2. The nonprofit group, which met in Vail last year, has more than 1,300 members from around the world. Members include Olympic medalists, members of the Ski Hall of Fame, past members of the U.S. Ski Team, 10th Mountain Division members, filmmakers and ski-area pioneers. Group members will ski in Vail, Beaver Creek and Ski Cooper, and tour the Colorado Ski Museum. More events will be announced at a later date.Such an important group deserves to ski the No. 1 ski resort at the best time of the season, said Kaye Ferry, the chambers executive director.For more information, contact the Vail Chamber & Business Association at 477-0075 or visit

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