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Vail’s Booth Falls trail may be next for a Forest Service management plan

February 22, 2018 — VAIL — As local trails become more popular, officials are looking at ways to enforce current restrictions and eyeing ideas for future restrictions in too-popular areas. Perhaps the most troubling violation of current restriction is people venturing onto trails that have been closed to protect

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Vail Today: Cold hands? Heated gloves from Seirus to the rescue (video)

February 22, 2018 — Heated gloves aren’t exactly new, but sometimes we forget about this answer to chilly fingers and have to pop into the lodge early or skip a run while our friends are enjoying fresh tracks.

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OlymPics: Readers send us photos from the Winter Olympics in South Korea

February 22, 2018 — There's an upside to most things, if you're in the right mindset to look for it. Take the weather-related delays in some of the alpine skiing events. Rob and Gaye Steinke were in Peyongchang, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Olympics and found themselves with

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Survey asks residents for input on Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County Community

February 22, 2018 — AVON — In 2016, a group of more than 30 stakeholders, including representatives from the public and private sectors of Eagle County, came together to develop the Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County Community. After setting goals and identifying groups to implement strategies, the

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Olympic Exploratory Committee to meet with Eagle County commissioners Feb. 27

February 22, 2018 — EAGLE — Reeves Brown, community engagement consultant to the Olympic Exploratory Committee, will meet with the Eagle County commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 27, to discuss the potential of Colorado hosting a future winter Olympic games. The discussion is the fifth item on the commissioners' agenda for

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Project team to address Edwards spur road planning at Feb. 26 meeting

February 22, 2018 — EAGLE — The projet team charged with developing upgrades as part of Phase II of the Edwards interchange project will continue discussions next week. The next meeting of the project leadership team is scheduled at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, at the Eagle County

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Alterra reveals Ikon Pass pricing; Aspen-Snowmass role includes 7 days combined

February 22, 2018 — A new season ski pass designed to rival Vail's Epic Pass will include seven days of access to the slopes of Aspen-Snowmass. Alterra Mountain Co., a sister of Aspen Skiing Co., announced Thursday that its $899 Ikon Pass will provide unlimited access to 12 ski

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Aspen’s Ferreira earns a silver medal in halfpipe

February 22, 2018 — Alex Ferreira didn't make the 2014 Olympic team and it haunted him for years. But Thursday, Feb. 22, in South Korea, the Aspen freeskier was able to banish those demons forever. "It just crushed him. And he knew what he needed to do to get

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Vail Valley Partnership CEO: Hosting the Winter Olympics is an idea worthy of study (column)

February 22, 2018 — Eagle County is well represented at the Winter Olympic Games. Congratulations and kudos to all the athletes who call Eagle County home. Similar kudos to Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, who, along with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, has assembled an independent group of civic and

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Financial Focus: Many factors go into deciding to use a managed account (column)

February 22, 2018 — As an investor, you'll face many decisions over the years. How much should you invest? Where should you put your money? When is it time to sell some investments and use the proceeds to buy others? Some people enjoy making these choices themselves — but

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Vail Daily Town Talk: Ski with an Elected Offical

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Glenwood Springs High School students lead walk-out in solidarity with Florida victims

February 22, 2018 — Dozens of Glenwood Springs High School students walked out and staged a demonstration at noon on Wednesday in support of Parkland, Florida, shooting victims and against the NRA. Students lined Grand Avenue in front of the high school. Some carried signs with slogans such as

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Goalie Maddie Rooney delivers gold medal performance for US

February 22, 2018 — GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Maddie Rooney couldn’t stop smiling. She was on top of her game, and it didn’t seem to matter that it was a shootout against the powerhouse Canadians. The first shootout in an Olympic women’s final. With a gold medal on the

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With gold and silver, Mikaela Shiffrin savors the ‘incredibly sweet’ moment

February 22, 2018 — JEONGSEON, South Korea — Mikaela Shiffrin had once hoped to win five gold medals at these Olympics. A perfectly arranged schedule — her strongest events, the giant slalom and slalom, followed by speed events, with rest days spaced in between — made three or four

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It’s a family matter: Gisin wins gold in combi; Shiffrin second

February 22, 2018 — Gold medals apparently run in the family. Switzerland's Dominique Gisin won the 2014 Olympic downhill in Sochi, Russia, and younger sister, Michelle Gisin, joined the club on Thursday, Feb. 22, in Pyeongchang, South Korea, winning the women's combined, holding off Mikaela Shiffrin, who took silver,

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Hershey’s Co. renews trademark battles with California marijuana industry

February 21, 2018 — DENVER — Cannabis businesses, beware: The Hershey Co. is on the warpath. Perhaps the most famous confectionery peddler in the world has a well-documented history of actively protecting its trademarks, and the marijuana industry is no exception. Although Hershey's has been relatively quiet in the

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Snowpack looks on pace for Winter Park Resort, park at 96 percent of annual average

February 21, 2018 — The resort is currently at 96 percent of its average snowpack compared to the 30-year average, according to opensnow.com, and confirmed by the resort. And they’re trying to spread the word. “I think there’s been a weird perception that Colorado hasn’t gotten any snow, and

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Vail Christian Saints hoops advance to district semifinals

February 21, 2018 — EDWARDS — Vail Christian basketball will play Meeker in the District 5 Tournament semifinals on Friday, Feb. 23, at DeBeque High School. Vail Christian lost to Meeker during the regular season. The Saints would like some payback. Of course, there are two games involved on

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