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Wissot: Fact-checking our President is pointless; at this point, the voters will decide (column)

September 21, 2018 — "They are carrying out fact-checkers on stretchers at Trump rallies, " quipped Bill Maher on his cable show one night. Maher was joking, of course, but Trump wasn't when he referred to fact checkers as "bad people" ("Trump calls fact-checkers 'bad people,'" The Washington Post,

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Colorado Snowports Hall of Fame in Vail honors the 10th Mountain Division

September 21, 2018 — Editor's note: The Vail Daily will profile the last of this year's Colorado Snowsports Museum award winners on Sunday, Sept. 23. Additional profiles can be found at http://www.vaildaily.com. VAIL — The Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame has announced its Annual Recognition Award winners for 2018.

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Ask a Realtor: Is buying a vacation home better than renting one? (column)

September 21, 2018 — Dear Joan: I can afford to buy a second home somewhere in the Vail Valley but cannot actually calculate out that it makes economic sense. My family of four usually comes twice in the summer and three or more times in the winter for about

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Tracy Gould joins Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate’s locations in Vail

September 21, 2018 — VAIL — Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate has announced the addition of broker Tricia Gould. She will be based out of the Bridge Street/Four Seasons office in Vail. Originally from Kansas City, Gould has been a sales leader throughout her career, earning top awards

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Docking stations: Furniture with ports and plugs to connect you

September 21, 2018 — We're a nation of multi-taskers, often keeping an eye on our phones or other devices even while lounging on the sofa watching television. And those devices need power. Who wants to keep getting up to plug stuff in when you're bingeing a great show, reading

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New climbing gym to open in Eagle

September 21, 2018 — On the 237-mile stretch from Grand Junction to Golden, there's no other gym like it, according to Operating Manager Larry Moore. Eagle Climbing + Fitness is a nearly-finished climbing gym in Eagle, but it's slated to be so much more than that. The gym is

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Website declares Eagle is most underrated community in Colorado

September 21, 2018 — According to the House Method website, Eagle is the most underrated community in all of Colorado. That news doesn't surprise Alexis Kensinger — a community native who has returned to put down roots in her home town. "Eagle is such an amazing little place and

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Dry weather prompts local, federal officials to put Eagle County back under fire restrictions, Stage 1

September 21, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — It's dry and likely to stay that way, and that's why we're back under fire restrictions. Local and federal officials re-imposed Stage 1 fire restrictions at noon Friday, Sept. 21. Stage 1 fire restrictions prohibit all open burning on private and public

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Top 5 things to do around the Vail Valley this weekend

September 21, 2018 — This weekend is all about viewing the fall colors by foot, bike, or car or while enjoying some tasty bites and sips of wine by day and checking out live music at night.

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Traffic accident cleared on Highway 6 near Gypsum, Costco

September 21, 2018 — Traffic accident closes eastbound Highway 6 near Costco in Gypsum.

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The Movie Guru: Oscar Isaac gripping in interesting, deeply frustrating “Life Itself”

September 21, 2018 — You will either love "Life Itself" or it will drive you insane. There is no in between. The movie, written and directed by "This Is Us" creator Dan Fogelman, feels like a college creative writing essay about life, love, chance, and unreliable narrators. There are

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The Movie Guru: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett fun “The House with a Clock in Its Walls”

September 21, 2018 — There aren't nearly enough magical family adventures coming out of Hollywood right now. Thankfully, "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" is stepping in to fill that gap. Adapted from the John Bellairs novel, the movie is more like the original "Jumanji" than anything

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Battle Mountain, Vail Christian golf qualify three for state tournament

September 20, 2018 — It's hard to pack this much drama into 18 holes, but a trio of local golfers did so earlier this week, and are bound for their state tournaments in October. Battle Mountain's Jack Oberley locked up the last spot with a birdie on his finale

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Everybody sing, ‘Sweet Caroline,’ as Battle Mountain volleyball beats Eagle Valley

September 20, 2018 — EDWARDS — Sweet Caroline. Good times never felt so good. If you're a Battle Mountain fan, you're allowed to do the "So, good, so good, so good" refrain. It was a big Neil Diamond sing-along after Huskies volleyball eked out a 23-25, 26-24, 25-20, 18-25,

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Eagle County’s Hardscrabble Ranch draft plan includes something for everyone

September 20, 2018 — EAGLE — The great thing about bringing the 1,540-acre historic Hardscrabble Ranch property into the Eagle County open space program is the possibilities it presents. That's also the challenging thing. From recreation opportunities to ranching operations to wildlife habitat conservation, the county wants to manage

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Tamra Nottingham Underwood, fourth generation resident, running for council in Avon

September 20, 2018 — Editor's note: Keep reading the Vail Daily in the coming weeks for more Avon Town Council candidate profiles. Find previous profiles at http://www.vaildaily.com. The daughter of Nancy and Mauri Nottingham, Tamra Nottingham Underwood is a fourth-generation Avon resident who has lived in the Vail and

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Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame in Vail announces 2018 Recognition Awards

September 20, 2018 — Editor's note: The Vail Daily will be profiling this year's Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum award winners over the next few days. Additional profiles can be found at http://www.vaildaily.com. VAIL — The longtime executive director of the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum, the fabled 10th

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Colorado Mountain College launches Fund Suenos, or Dream Fund, to lower financial barriers for DACA students

September 20, 2018 — EDWARDS — Colorado Mountain College is creating Fund Suenos, which translates to the Dream Fund. It's designed to help eliminate the up-front tuition costs for students who are often ineligible for federal grants and loans to help pay for education after high school, such as

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Vail Valley Partnership CEO: A strong work culture can lead to strong customer loyalty (column)

September 20, 2018 — In a recent report, "Salesforce State of the Connected Customers," 80 percent of customers say that the experience a company provides is as important as its products or services, and 57 percent have stopped buying from a company because a competitor provided a better experience.

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Financial Focus: Women business owners: Don’t forget retirement plans (column)

September 20, 2018 — American Business Women's Day is celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 22. And there is indeed cause for celebration, because in recent decades, the number of women business owners has risen sharply, to the point where nearly 40 percent of all businesses are now women-owned, according to

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