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Lost skier at Steamboat Resort finds cellphone in lift shack to call for help

February 17, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A Steamboat Springs man almost spent Thursday night at Steamboat Resort after getting lost in an out-of-bounds area near Pioneer Ridge earlier in the day. Fortunately, he was able to hike to a lift shack, where he found a cellphone that he

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Emma Resnick wins giant slalom at Opa Cup

February 16, 2019 — Vail ski racer Emma Resnick can add her name to the growing list of Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athletes to win the prestigious Opa Cup, formerly known as the Seven Nations Cup. The Opa Cup is considered to be the most competitive event in

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Eagle Valley wrestling second at regionals; Devils qualify seven

February 16, 2019 — Eagle Valley is heading to the 3A state tournament with seven wrestlers, including four regional champions after finishing second, close behind powerhouse Eaton, 209-203, at the Class 3A Region 3 Tournament this weekend. Luke Morrissey (120 pounds), Noah Baldwin (160), Davis Ward (182) and Cody

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Vail Valley office is the latest for Steamboat property management firm

February 16, 2019 — VAIL — Moving Mountains,  a luxury home management and vacation rental firm, has expanded into the Vail Valley. After growing its portfolio of 85 luxury homes and residences in Steamboat Springs for over 20 years, the company is expanding to new markets beginning in the

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I70 EB near MM170 re-opened, please drive safely

February 16, 2019 — I70 EB near MM170 has been reopened. Please drive safely.

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Efforts underway to upgrade remediation at Eagle Mine site

February 16, 2019 — MINTURN — In a valley where developable sites are highly sought after, the prospect of several hundred acres of vacant land located adjacent to existing community resources seems like a proverbial “too good to be true” deal. In many ways, that is an apt description.

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Vail Civic Area Master Plan update to Town Council is Feb. 19

February 16, 2019 — VAIL — An update on the first phase of the Civic Area Master Plan process will be presented to the Vail Town Council at its Tuesday meeting. The item is listed 5.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the council chambers

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I-70 closed WB near MM 163 in Edwards

February 16, 2019 — I-70 closed WB near MM 163 in Edwards. Plan alternate routes.

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Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin four-peats in worlds slalom

February 16, 2019 — Seemingly nothing can stop Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin in slalom and certainly not a nasty cold. The 23-year-old made history on Saturday at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden, by winning the slalom for the fourth consecutive time at the biennial event. "I

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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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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis doesn’t rule out legal action against Trump administration

February 16, 2019 — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis declined to rule out legal action against the Trump administration to halt the president's declaration of an emergency to fund a wall on the southern border of the U.S. “I believe that the president’s actions are illegal, and we'll certainly explore

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I-70 re-opened at top of Vail Pass

February 16, 2019 — I-70 has reopened WB at MM 190, top of the pass. Please drive safely.

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Colorado governor denounces Trump’s emergency declaration

February 16, 2019 — DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has denounced Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency that could allow the president to build a southern border wall. The Democratic governor issued a Friday statement calling Trump’s plan to bypass Congress to spend more money

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Vail Christian dumps Soroco; earns No. 1 seed

February 15, 2019 — EDWARDS — Welcome to “Jeopardy”: Vail Christian boys basketball. The topic is “Things you need for the postseason.” Acceptable answers are: • Who is Zach McKeever taking a charge, and are those the Saints playing defense? • Who are all those guys like Tommy O’Neil,

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VIDEO: Beautiful conditions heading into Presidents Weekend

February 15, 2019 — VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte enjoys a cruise across the Eagle’s Nest Ridge on a beautiful day in Vail Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. LaConte is riding a Backwoods from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Backcountry. On the Hill is brought to you by

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Vail Valley preps: Huskies girls win league title

February 15, 2019 — EDWARDS — No, dinosaurs did not roam the earth the last time Battle Mountain girls basketball won the Western Slope, but Bill Clinton had just become the president and cell phones were still a bulky novel concept. And, to be honest, the girls, since 1993,

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Ski in the morning, golf in the afternoon

February 15, 2019 — Gypsum Creek is still under snow now, but the course is traditionally first to open each spring

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Dangerous driving conditions can prompt officials to impose ‘traction laws’

February 15, 2019 — EAGLE COUNTY — The Interstate 70 mountain corridor is one of Colorado's most highly-traveled corridors, and traffic increases during busy times such as Presidents Day weekend. The corridor is also frequently subject to dangerous winter weather driving conditions. Between October and December 2018, the Colorado

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Vail Town Council to review East Vail prescribed burn recommendation

February 15, 2019 — VAIL — In an effort to improve the habitat of the bighorn sheep in East Vail, the Vail Town Council will review a proposal to conduct a prescribed burn in the Booth Falls area on Tuesday. A presentation by Vail Fire Chief Mark Novak is

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Obituary: Amadeo Gonzales, Dec. 21, 1922 – Feb. 10, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Amadeo passed away on February 10 at the Veteran’s Living Community Center in Rifle, Colorado, at 6 p.m. Amadeo was born on December 21, 1922. He fought in World War II from 1942-1945 where he received a purple heart for combat wounds as an infantryman

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