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Vail Christian basketball takes 3rd at district tournament

February 24, 2018 — COLBRAN — Vail Christian basketball has officially advanced to March and the 2A state tournament. Feel free to spend Sunday, Feb. 25, hitting the refresh button on your computer or phone. The Vail Christian boys finished third at the District 5 Tournament on Saturday, Feb.

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Vail Today: ‘Slow fashion’ part of the dialogue at ski industry trade show (video)

February 24, 2018 — Editor's note: This is part six of a six-part series on the latest and greatest finds at the Outdoor Retailer and Snowsports Industries America (SIA) Snow Show held in Denver in January. This trade show represents suppliers of consumer outdoor sports with constituents in the

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With Justin Reiter in her ear, Steamboat-trained Czech Ledecká soars to unthinkable second Olympic gold medal

February 24, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Justin Reiter had dreamed about something like this, of course, about glory at the Olympics. Not until recently did he actually dream of this, though. He stood off to the side of the parallel giant slalom course at Phoenix Snow Park

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Silverthorne resident Kyle Mack wins silver medal in Olympics’ first-ever snowboard big air

February 24, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — At the top of the Olympic big air course, Kyle Mack thought about doing a standard tail grab. But he had another, more stylish, distinct and difficult grab in mind — the Bloody Dracula. It entails grabbing the tail of the

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With Justin Reiter in her ear, Steamboat-trained Czech Ledecká soars to unthinkable second Olympic gold medal

February 24, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Justin Reiter had dreamed about something like this, of course, about glory at the Olympics. Not until recently did he actually dream of this, though. He stood off to the side of the parallel giant slalom course at Phoenix Snow Park

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Aria is 5

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Birthday wishes

February 24, 2018 —

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Support independent Film

February 24, 2018 — The Breckenridge Film Festival's annual fundraiser is coming up on March 4 – Academy Awards Night – and aside from being an opportunity to enjoy a chic night out to view the awards on the big screen, it's also a chance to land a next-generation

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Vail Daily Town Talk: Happy Birthday, John

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Tilkemeier: Encourage council to support statue remembering Pete Seibert, founder of Vail (column)

February 24, 2018 — On Tuesday, March 6, the Vail Town Council will decide whether or not to fund a sculpture of Pete Seibert, the founder of Vail. Pete was to Vail as George Washington was to the United States of America when he crossed the Delaware. Pete crossed

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Van Ens: Show Olympic spirit by going an extra mile (column)

February 24, 2018 — What motivates Olympians to go the second mile? Aren't you thrilled to watch Olympians' immense sense of purpose drive their performances? Finding their hearts' desires, these athletes act on huge challenges, train exhausting hours and bounce between failure and victory. Purposeful actions occur after Olympians

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Curious Nature: Beware the horde of hamsters and other strang animal groupings (column)

February 24, 2018 — A herd of deer looked out over a gaggle of geese, as a murder of crows watched from the treetops. Some of these terms for animal groups may be familiar, while others may not, but beyond these slightly odd terms for groupings of particular animals,

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The pine beetle has devastated Colorado’s forests, but dead wood supply presents opportunity

February 24, 2018 — Over the past few decades, the mountain pine beetle has devastated a fifth of all Colorado forestland. Summit, Eagle and Grand counties were among the hardest hit, with thousands of acres of forest wiped out. But opportunity has arisen from their ashen remains, as local

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VIDEO: Beautiful snow at Beaver Creek

February 24, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart enjoys soft groomers and even softer sections of untouched powder in the trees at Beaver Creek on Friday, Feb. 22, 2018. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon

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Announcing on Swaney’s run was as deplorable as the run itself (editorial)

February 23, 2018 — Last week I watched North Korean skier Kim Ryon Hyang take on the giant slalom at the 2018 Olympics. It was pretty ugly. But that was to be expected. After all, it's the Olympics, where small countries are allowed to send their best, even if

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Vail Mountain School boys and Battle Mountain Huskies girls second at state skiing

February 23, 2018 — LEADVILLE — Defending a championship is the hardest thing to do in sports, and it proved true at the state ski meet on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 22-23, in Lake County. The collective Vail Mountain School ski teams were unable to repeat, as the Gore

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New restrictions coming for shed antler collecting in western Colorado

February 23, 2018 — DENVER — Antler collectors and all people recreating in Colorado are reminded that shed antler and horn collecting is prohibited on all public lands west of Interstate 25 from Friday, March 2, through Monday, April 30. Additionally, in order to maintain protection for the Gunnison

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Eagle River Youth Coalition sponsors six-week series of active parenting classes

February 23, 2018 — EDWARDS — Eagle River Youth Coalition's six-week Active Parenting: Families in Action class starts Monday, March 5, in Eagle. The series of classes, held each Monday, offers parenting and teen education simultaneously, so parents and their children can learn positive communication skills and messages together.

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Eagle County governments add support to Colorado Lottery reauthorization

February 23, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County, and the various municipal governments within the county, have greatly benefited from funding generated through the Colorado Lottery. As a result, they have a vested interest in seeing it continue. The proceeds from Colorado's Lottery support outdoor recreation and land

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Eagle County’s airport seeing more seats and more flights to more cities

February 23, 2018 — GYPSUM — The Eagle County Regional Airport has long been seen as a way to bring tourists into the Vail Valley. But added flights and routes may be making the airport better for locals flying out. At a Tuesday, Feb. 20, joint meeting of the

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