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Curious Nature: Be kind to your wild neighbors in the Vail Valley (column)

February 16, 2019 — Sunday is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Random acts of kindness can go a long way. But what if you were to show your random act of kindness to an individual who could never return the favor? Wild animals are the original settlers of

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Will the Vail Valley be affected by the ‘official’ El Nino pattern?

February 15, 2019 — EAGLE COUNTY — The little boy has arrived. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently announced that a portion of the Pacific Ocean west of South America has officially entered an El Nino (Spanish for "little boy") pattern. That could be good news for southwestern

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Eagle County records small victories in affordable housing effort

February 11, 2019 — EAGLE — When confronted with a big obstacle — a 14er to climb, a toddler-destroyed room to reorganize, a queue of emails that have gone unread during a three-week vacation — it's easy to be paralyzed by the scope of the challenge. That scenario could easily

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France honors Colorado veterans of World War II

February 6, 2019 — WINDSOR, Colo. (AP) — Veterans of World War II from Colorado received the Légion d’Honneur, or Legion of Honor, from the French government. The Coloradoan reports the veterans were honored Monday by Christophe Lemoine, consulate of France based in Los Angeles, at the Good Samaritan Society’s senior

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Loff: River protections are missing from Eagle Whitewater Park (column)

January 26, 2019 — When the Eagle taxpayers voted for the Eagle Whitewater Park, they did so under the premise that it would "improve and conserve natural areas, open spaces and wildlife habitat; protect and improve water quality in the Eagle River" as was stated in the ballot initiative.

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Gypsum’s Villas at Cotton Ranch: something special in the local market

January 25, 2019 — GYPSUM — Jeanne and J.T. Landreth think they have something special in the valley's housing market. The market seems to agree. The Landreths are the husband-and-wife team behind the Villas at Cotton Ranch. The couple moved to the valley in 2006, with the idea of

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1-70 westbound at mile marker 125 completely closed

January 25, 2019 — The Colorado Department of Transportation reports that there is a complete road closure on I-70 westbound at mile marker 125 for a vehicle recovery. Expect delays and use caution in the area. This story will be updated.  

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Eagle County Housing Task Force seeks to change ‘NIMBY’ mindset on worker housing

January 19, 2019 — VAIL — When Bobby Lipnick began spending most of his time in the valley a few years ago, he looked for ways to get involved in the community. He seems to have found his niche, as an advocate for workforce housing. Lipnick, along with local

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Eagle County judge upholds approval of Tree Farm project in El Jebel

January 13, 2019 — A judge ruled Thursday that the Eagle County government acted properly when it approved the Tree Farm project in El Jebel in June 2017. Eagle County District Judge Kenneth Plotz denied an effort by a citizens’ group called Save the Midvalley to revoke the approval.

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For Eagle County mental health efforts, 2018 was year of sad statistics, hopeful changes

January 1, 2019 — EAGLE — It's been a tough year for locals and organizations involved in suicide prevention efforts. But along with the bitter sadness that comes with marking a year that saw the valley's highest number of deaths by suicide ever, there have been hopeful changes. "This

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Hangover cures range from the silly to the sensible, but steaks, Sprite and Pedialyte? Seriously?!

December 31, 2018 — Like most tattoos and all political affiliations, over-imbibing the night before seemed like a good idea at the time. And like most tattoos and all political affiliations, your morning after hangover is a self-inflicted wound. When you regained something resembling consciousness this morning, there was

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New rummage sale shares more than $22,000 with local non-profits

December 29, 2018 — EAGLE — The Rummage Sale of Eagle County, the successor to the popular Eagle Valley Community Fund Rummage Sale, netted $22,440 last summer. In the spirit of its predecessor, the sale has given all that money away. Back in 1965, the community fund sale began

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Eagle and Gypsum to ring in the New Year with a bang, at a family-friendly hour

December 24, 2018 — GYPSUM — July's bummer has transformed into January's boon. To be more precise, it's turned into a New Year's Eve celebration. This past summer, tinder dry conditions prevented the annual July Fourth fireworks show hosted by the towns of Eagle and Gypsum. But the towns

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Eagle Birding Club hosts planned bird count on Jan. 5

December 23, 2018 — EAGLE — Local birders from the Eagle Birding Club will gather for the National Audubon Society's Eagle area Christmas Bird Count, set for Saturday, Jan. 5. Birders of all skill levels are invited to participate in count circles from the Dotsero-Sweetwater area to the Eagle

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Communities banding together for better, faster regional broadband internet

December 19, 2018 — EAGLE — Local governments around the region want to buy better broadband and are pooling their resources to do it. It's called Project THOR, the brainchild of the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments. It's designed to deliver faster internet at lower costs around the region.

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Communities banding together for better, faster regional broadband internet

December 19, 2018 — EAGLE — Local governments around the region want to buy better broadband and are pooling their resources to do it. It's called Project THOR, the brainchild of the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments. It's designed to deliver faster internet at lower costs around the region.

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AmeriCorps crew lends a hand to Habitat Humanity Vail Valley, right when it’s most needed

December 18, 2018 — GYPSUM — December is a busy month, but while folks are filling their days on the newly open slopes, in local shops or at home readying things for the holiday season, the Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley work schedule can't grind to a stop. Luckily,

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More than 2,400 petition signatures oppose Berlaimont plan north of Edwards

December 15, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — According to White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams, there's a very visual reminder about public sentiment regarding the Berlaimont proposal sitting smack dab on the middle of his desk — a petition opposing the project that includes more than 2,400 signatures.

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Lake Christine fire case sent to District Court. Richard Miller, Allison Marcus back in court Jan. 23

December 14, 2018 — EAGLE — The pair accused of sparking the Lake Christine fire will take their case to Eagle County District Court. Richard Miller and Allison Marcus will appear before District Court Judge Paul Dunkelman at 9 a.m., Jan. 23. The case was sent from county court

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Minturn officials seek help with gun range concerns

December 13, 2018 — EAGLE — Three wildfires, including the destructive Lake Christine blaze, were sparked at local gun ranges over the summer of this year. This has Minturn officials concerned about the Two Elk Gun Range, located a stone's throw from residential areas in town on U.S. Forest

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