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Gold medalists of Olympic pinning: Official media pins in South Korea available to trade

February 6, 2018 — Rob and Gaye Steinke will be bringing Olympic hardware back from South Korea. The Vail couple has been collecting both friends as well as Olympic and World Cup pins for decades. Among the pins they'll take to South Korea when they leave Thursday, Feb. 8,

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Student-written, directed play ‘Air Raid Lemonade’ comes to Battle Mountain High School Feb. 1-3

January 31, 2018 — This week, for the first time, Battle Mountain High School presents a student-written and student-directed play. The play, "Air Raid Lemonade," written by high school senior Katie Bellerose, is a one-act play directed by fellow senior Berit Kirchner, both of Eagle-Vail. Performances take place Thursday

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Be Devil’ed: Eagle Valley High School celebrates Fire and Ice Gala Saturday, Feb. 3

January 28, 2018 — Former Eagle Valley High School teachers Ralph and Janice Starr didn't plan to spend their entire careers in the same school district they attended as students. Things just worked out that way. During their long careers with Eagle County Schools, the Starrs touched the lives

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Eagle celebrates 12th day of Christmas with Jan. 6 Christmas tree bonfire

December 30, 2017 — When they bundle up and head out to the 12th Night Christmas tree bonfire Saturday night, Jan. 6, Eagle residents will be the latest participants in a community holiday tradition that dates back 65 years. Just as the town's people did back on Jan. 6,

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Eagle, Gypsum rec programs keep kiddos busy for the long holiday break

December 27, 2017 — GYPSUM — There's a cold, hard reality that accompanies the delights of the holiday season — kids are out of school for the next 13 days and some time in that span, they are going to complain about how they are bored. Not to worry.

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Eagle, Gypsum rec programs keep kiddos busy for the long holiday break

December 26, 2017 — GYPSUM — There's a cold, hard reality that accompanies the delights of the holiday season — kids are out of school for the next 13 days and some time in that span, they are going to complain about how they are bored. Not to worry.

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Iconic Dickens carolers spread harmonic Christmas cheer through Vail

December 15, 2017 — For more than 30 years now, the Vail Dickens Carolers have been an iconic part of the local holiday scene. Clad in their Victorian costumes as they stroll the streets of Vail and pop into various pubs and restaurants, members sing Christmas cheer. "It's fun

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Take a ride on the new Breathtaker alpine coaster at Snowmass (video)

December 12, 2017 — Aspen Skiing Co.'s newest on-mountain attraction is Breathtaker, an alpine coaster located on Snowmass Mountain next to the Elk Camp restaurant. The Breathtaker opened on Dec. 10 to the public and is part of Skico's $10 million on-mountain adventure center, The Lost Forest. It currently operates from 11

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Christmas Toys for Girls and Boys makes sure there’s something under the tree for all Eagle County kids

December 9, 2017 — for many of us, the countdown to Christmas means we need to get serious about shopping. But for many of our neighbors, the challenge isn't about getting to the store, it's about finding a way to put something — anything — under the tree. Or

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Weston to auction off award-winning splitboard Dec. 9 in Vail

December 7, 2017 — Weston Snowboards award-winning Range Splitboard was designed to help people get into the backcountry. And that backcountry, for the most part, is National Forest land. So in keeping with the company's mission, Weston has set up a event on Saturday, Dec. 9, designed to be

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Kick off the holiday season at Eagle’s Christmas on Broadway

November 26, 2017 — The holiday season is a time that's ripe with traditions, and for nearly three decades, the Eagle community has ushered in December with its Christmas on Broadway celebration. The 2017 event is planned for Saturday, Dec. 2, in downtown Eagle. A nighttime lighted parade is

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Joyous, comical ‘Dreamcoat’ plays at the Arvada Center until Dec. 23

November 25, 2017 — It's hard to overstate just how good a job the Arvada Center's crew did staging this new production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" for the holiday season. If you've never seen it, then this is an excellent opportunity to do so, and if

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Learn about ‘Inertia’ from local teacher Kim Cope Tait

November 25, 2017 — The community is invited to come together at The Bookworm of Edwards on Tuesday, Nov. 28, supporting the book "Inertia" that was transformed into the Vail Mountain School fall play. At the event, meet local teacher and author Kim Cope Tait, hear from the theater

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Eagle County’s Family Leadership Training Institute empowers residents to give back to the community

November 13, 2017 — Fernando Almanza is a passionate community advocate, inspired to action by his participation in the Family Leadership Training Institute of Colorado. "I feel I have something of value to give back to the community," Almanza said. "Usually people look at problems. This program teaches you

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November brings bazaar season in Eagle and Gypsum

November 6, 2017 — As soon as the jack o' lanterns disappear from downvalley porches, locals gear up for Christmas as the big trifecta of holiday craft fairs hit during November. The first of the big three events happened last weekend at Gypsum Creek Middle School's Holiday Market and

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Chris Anthony’s ‘Kitzbuhel in Colorado’ event sounds like quite a show

November 4, 2017 — Anthony’s annual fundraising event for his youth project has always been good. The format is simple — show a film about a spectacular sporting event and invite a person associated with that event to attend and talk about it — sell tickets, auction off prizes and use the money to bring skiing to underprivileged kids.

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Painting Socials in Eagle helps uncover everyone’s inner artist

October 30, 2017 — Painting Socials brings people together for a two- to three-hour painting project that Dan Dougherty breaks down with step-by-step instruction. Plus, he provides all the materials.

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Eagle Town Park — the cool new spot to play

October 19, 2017 — Eagle Town Park has been the centerpiece of community fun for 107 years. Located geographically and symbolically at the heart of Eagle's traditional downtown, Eagle Town Park has evolved through the decades and its latest incarnation includes a new $300,000 playground renovation that made its

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Colorado High School Cycling Championships return to Eagle Oct. 21-22

October 17, 2017 — for high school cyclists from all across Colorado, this weekend marks the culmination of their competition season. For residents of Eagle, the weekend of Oct. 21-22 represents arguably the community's biggest marketing success story. "We definitely fill the hotels and people also camp and are

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Looking for a shoulder-season escape? Here are 5 small-town getaways in northern Colorado

October 14, 2017 — Things tend to quiet down a bit during the shoulder season. Is it too quiet for your liking? If you're feeling adventurous, here are a few places just north of Eagle County to get out and go explore.

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