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Pondskimming on Sunday in Vail

Vail Daily staff report
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Vail, CO Colorado
A truck moves along a section of Interstate 70, heading west near Morrison, Colo. on Saturday April 18, 2009. State transportation officials have reopened an 80-mile stretch of Interstate 70 that was slammed by as much as 3 feet of snow west of Denver, leaving hundreds of travelers stranded overnight. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, RJ Sangosti)
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VAIL, Colorado – Interstate 70 has reopened in both directions between Vail and Denver, Colorado.

Vail’s World Pondskimming Championships have been moved to Sunday. The season ending event, part of the Spring Back to Vail Festival, will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Golden Peak.

The 80-mile stretch of Interstate 70 was slammed by as much as 3 feet of snow west of Denver, leaving hundreds of travelers stranded overnight. An emergency shelter was opened in Vail town hall.



Colorado Department of Transportation spokesman Bob Wilson still warns that drivers can expect heavy traffic and sloppy road conditions throughout Saturday.

“It’s not the I-70 you know in a June afternoon,” Wilson said.



The Associated Press contributed to this report


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