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Birds of Prey is officially a go in December

November 16, 2018 — BEAVER CREEK — Call this the no drama edition of Birds of Prey. Snow dances, constant checking of weather forecasts and reading assorted almanacs were not necessary this year. The Xfinity Birds of Prey Audi FIS Ski World Cup races are a go after the

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Family Leadership Training Institute applications open; program begins Jan. 5

November 16, 2018 — EAGLE — Colorado State University Extension is now accepting applications for the 2019 Eagle County class of the Colorado Family Leadership Training Institute. The Institute focuses on developing leadership skills, civic literacy and civic participation skills and is based on the premise that family members

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Avon’s new regional recycle drop has moved near Home Depot on Yoder Ave.

November 16, 2018 — AVON — The regional recycling center in Avon has moved from 160 Nottingham Ranch Road to 375 Yoder Avenue. The town of Avon worked with Eagle County to transition the Avon Recycling Center from the site operated by Vail Honeywagon to a new site at

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Shop with a Cop returns for the holiday season; program looking for participants, donations

November 16, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the Eagle Police Department to bring a joyous holiday experience to elementary school-aged children in the Eagle River Valley. This year is the fourth year the Eagle County Sheriff's Office has participated in the

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Energy Smart Colorado touts $42 million in energy efficiency projects

November 16, 2018 — At its annual Partner Summit, which was held recently in Avon, Energy Smart Colorado recognized its 10 partner agencies for their collective accomplishments. Since Energy Smart Colorado's inception in 2010, these organizations have completed nearly 7,000 home and commercial energy assessments, primarily throughout the Western

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Obituary: Jill Marie King (Phillips), March 27, 1958, to Nov. 10, 2018

November 16, 2018 — Jill Marie King (Phillips), 60, of Fort Collins, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, from a short and aggressive battle with metastatic breast cancer. Jill was born to Jack and Johnnette Phillips on March 27, 1958, in Glenwood Springs. She graduated from Eagle Valley High School

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Wissot: I miss the America before America became great again (column)

November 16, 2018 — Call me sentimental, if you wish. I guess I'm just pining for a past that doesn't exist anymore. The truth is I miss the America we had before America became great again. I know what you're thinking. You must be crazy, right? I mean, why

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Proposed ‘boarding house’ not a good fit for the Eagle-Vail community (letter)

November 16, 2018 — 'Boarding house' not a good fit Dear neighbors: On Wednesday, Dec. 5, an application by Mr. Robert Warner will come before the Eagle County Land Use Board to convert his commercial building "Warner Building" at the corner of U.S. Highway 6 and Eagle Road into

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Artist claims deal with Breckenridge to rebuild beloved troll

November 16, 2018 — The Town of Breckenridge has confirmed that it is in discussions with Dambo to rebuild the troll. "We are in communication with the artist about rebuilding Isak at one of some locations we had talked about in previous meetings," said Haley Littleton, Town of Breckenridge

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Is the Vail Valley’s good early snow a sign of more powder through the winter?

November 16, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — The local snow season is off to a good start, but what does that mean for the winter to come? A Magic 8-Ball would say "outlook uncertain." While there's snow in the forecast for Saturday, Nov. 17, the National Weather Service is

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VMS book drive drives home important lessons about about life as students reach out to a far-away school

November 16, 2018 — VAIL — When Laurie Stavisky told her fifth-grade language arts students that a school in Savannah, Georgia, could use their help, her students unleashed a tsunami of positive energy. What started as a project-based learning challenge became a flood of initiative, teamwork, baked goods and

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Local author’s new sci-fi thriller is a romp to read. ‘Unlawful Presence’ rolls into the not-so-distant future

November 16, 2018 — A local author's new sci-fi novel about sometimes-deadly conflicts between humans and androids is a rowdy romp. "Unlawful Presence" is author Bill Lasher's latest work, a science fiction adventure story with black comedy and quite a bit of political satire. The novel explores how man

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A Thanksgiving countdown: Here are some tips to make holiday planning easier

November 16, 2018 — Thanksgiving is just around the bend, and if you are hosting you might already be thinking about how you might plan things better this year, how to make it all a bit less stressful. First, striving for perfection is overrated. The messiness and imperfectness of

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The Movie Guru: “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” much darker than its predecessor

November 16, 2018 — This is where things start to get grim. Remember in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," where the ending made us realize that things were only going to get worse from there? Author and screenwriter J.K. Rowling has sped up the process with "Fantastic

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Vail Valley’s Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices welcomes broker Linda Miner

November 16, 2018 — VAIL — Linda Miner recently joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colorado Properties as a broker associate in its Eagle Ranch office. Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, Miner was introduced to the real estate world at an early age from her mother, who was also a

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Colorado generated a record high amount of trash last year, while recycling rates continue to lag

November 16, 2018 — Colorado is too trashy. That’s the conclusion drawn from the Colorado Public Research Interest Group’s annual State of Recycling report. In 2017, Colorado created a record 9.3 million tons of waste while “flatlining” at 12 percent for recycling, compared to the national average of 35

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Cheap ski gear for sale at Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo this weekend

November 16, 2018 — The 27th annual Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo will take over the Colorado Convention Center this weekend with a new primary retailer offering deals of 20-70 percent off unsold gear from last year's inventory. Gone is Colorado Ski & Golf, which was the show's centerpiece

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Vail Valley preps: Devils, Gore Rangers, Huskies and Saints pick up postseason honors

November 15, 2018 — And everyone thought phone books were dead. When it comes to fall sports, Eagle County's fall postseason honorees outdid themselves. All-state in cross country is what we call a local jog between Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley with five Huskies or Devils among the top-10

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Eagle Masons hosting children’s ski gear sale Saturday

November 15, 2018 — EAGLE — The Eagle Masonic Lodge is selling children's ski gear for between $10 and $20 per set. The Masons acquired dozens of sets of children's skis and boots, and is selling them beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The sale will be held

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Coldwell Banker Vail office welcomes Cynthia Ebert to the brokerage team

November 15, 2018 — VAIL — Cynthia Ebert has joined Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties as a full-time independent sales associate working out of its Vail office. Born and raised in Alaska, Ebert moved to Colorado in 1991. Coming to live in the mountains and near ski areas was a

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