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Top 5 things to do around the Vail Valley this weekend

October 18, 2018 — Enjoy skiing and riding this weekend! While you're finding all your gear, see if any of it is worthy of the 49th annual Vail Ski Swap. Or take part in charitable events like the Walk to End Alzheimer's, Breast Cancer Awareness Month events or shop at the Habitat ReStore's popular pop-up shop to support Habitat for Humanity.

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Video: Autumn beer flavors help expand your palate

October 16, 2018 — Which brew is right for you? Seasonal beers provide an opportunity to try something new. From cider beers infused with peaches to Oktoberfest beer collaborations, there's something for everyone.

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Walking Mountains Science Center debunks myths about electric vehicles

October 15, 2018 — Save when you buy an electric vehicle with both state and federal incentives for early adopters of the technology.

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Spicy chickpea pancake a versatile appetizer

October 9, 2018 — Try this hearty and healthy chickpea appetizer at your next party! Easy to make ahead of time and you can get creative with your toppings.

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Tabor Opera House seeks votes to help restore historic landmark

October 7, 2018 — Vote to help raise $150,000 for the Tabor Opera House, which was built in Leadville back to 1879.

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Vail-Beaver Creek Restaurant Week offers $20.18 deals through Sunday, Oct. 7

October 2, 2018 — Have you been out to eat for Vail-Beaver Creek Restaurant week yet? Over 45 restaurants are offering deals for $20.18, lodging specials are a part of this, too.

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Diva Day at Habitat for Humanity builds more than homes

September 30, 2018 — If you were anywhere near the Stratton Flats construction site in Gypsum on Sept. 29 you probably saw plenty of ladies clad in pink t-shirts swinging hammers, operating power tools and assembling trusses. It was all part of Diva Day, a women’s volunteer day at Habitat for Humanity sponsored by Thrivent Financial.

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Oktoberfest returns to the Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail this weekend

September 25, 2018 — Oktoberfest, Sonnenalp style. The popular fall celebration feels at home at this authentic Bavarian location

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Wild berries: harvest nature’s sweet treats with these tips

September 18, 2018 — As area gardens are revealing a bountiful harvest, don’t forget about Mother Nature’s natural yield of berries along the hiking trails.

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New Leave No Trace Care for Colorado Principles aim to inspire visitors to travel like locals

September 16, 2018 — Although hiking seems pretty simple, the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics wants to make sure that everyone is enjoying the outdoors while also following a set of principles aimed at guiding travelers to show care for the state’s water, land and wildlife while helping protect special Colorado places.

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Eagle River Youth Coalition hosts Valley Tastings in Gypsum

September 13, 2018 — 15 area restaurants will be serving up tasty bites for Valley Tastings, a benefit for the Eagle River Youth Coalition.

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Dine and Drink: A low-calorie, high-vitamin dinner with shrimp and peaches

September 11, 2018 — This dish is a beautiful arrangement of orange foods that are in season that packs a punch of vitamins and flavor.

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Community Connections: Dogma’s Live It Group Training offers new approach to reaching fitness goals

September 9, 2018 — There’s a sign outside of Dogma Athletica in Edwards that says, “A one hour workout is only 4% of your day.” When you look at it like that, why aren’t you working out?

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Let summer continue with the Frose, a rose wine slushy drink served at White Bison in Vail

September 4, 2018 — Brandon Bigalke from the White Bison in Vail Village calls their frozen slushy machine their “most efficient employee”, and for good reason, this machine has been busy cranking out gallons of their most popular summer drink, the Frose, a rose wine slush drink.

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The 24th annual Eagle River Clean Up seeks volunteers for Sept. 8 event

September 2, 2018 — By donating just three hours of your time, you can help improve the watershed in Eagle County. Saturday, September 8 marks the 24th annual Eagle River Cleanup.

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Impress guests with easy to make chorizo and shrimp skewers

August 28, 2018 — Need to bring an appetizer to a friend or neighbor’s party this Labor Day? Don’t fret, these easy to prepare chorizo and shrimp skewers won’t take long to make and will certainly impress all the guests.

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Women’s Foundation of Colorado creates Greater Vail Valley Women’s Fund

August 26, 2018 — Women Thriving. Colorado Rising. That is just one motto embraced by the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, whose mission is to create a future where Colorado women and girls of every background and identity prosper.

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Celebrate the corn harvest by adding it to a salad (video)

August 21, 2018 — Corn season is here. In Colorado, our sweet corn season runs from mid-July to mid-October, so we are smack in the middle and the corn is crispy and fresh.

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Tons of willows weaved into Stickwork Project in Vail (video)

August 19, 2018 — Have you traveled over to Ford Park and the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens lately? If your answer is yes, then you most likely have seen the large stick structures that look like they are swaying in the wind. These mysterious shapes are made out of locally foraged willows and are the handiwork of sculptor Patrick Dougherty and his team of volunteers.

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Whole food nutrition a better way to fuel up before, during and after a workout (video)

August 14, 2018 — There are plenty of energy drinks and bars, gels and blocks to fuel you, but why grab something that is engineered when you can get a boost from real, whole food nourishment? Recipes from the “Feed Zone” series of cookbooks replace highly processed foods.

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