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Gypsum expands economic efforts to include local experts

June 22, 2018 — GYPSUM — As Gypsum's leaders look to expand the town's economic reach, they figured expertise within the community could come in handy. According to Gypsum Town Manager Jeremy Reitmann, up to this point, town staff and members of the town council have headed up Gypsum

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Volunteers needed: Many hands will make light work at Dotsero playground project

June 21, 2018 — DOTSERO — There isn't anything about the current Dotsero Mobile Home Park play area that invites fun. But that's about to change. Community volunteers will join forces with representatives from the Colorado Health Foundation, Western Eagle County Metropolitan Recreation District and an organization called KaBoom!

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Nearly $54,000 in GOCO grants is headed to Eagle County for open space, schoolhouse stabilization

June 21, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY ­— Two projects in Eagle County have netted nearly $54,000 in Great Outdoors Colorado grant money. Eagle Valley Land Trust received a $33,399 grant to cover closing costs associated with the conservation of the Minturn Boneyard Open Space. Sylvan Lake State Park received

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Academy of St Martin in the Fields opens 2018 Bravo! Vail Music Festival season

June 20, 2018 — Bravo! Vail Music Festival concertgoers will doubtless lose themselves in the virtuosity of this weekend's Academy of St Martin in the Fields performances, but even as they surrender to the music of Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and Bach they should spare a moment to contemplate their

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Porchlight Players Summer Theater Camp presenting ‘Alice in Wonderland Jr.’ in Gypsum Friday, June 22

June 20, 2018 — GYPSUM — It's difficult to imagine a group of more iconic characters than the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts. The kids involved in this year's Porchlight Players Summer Theater Camp will take on these roles and more as they stage "Alice in

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Eagle County’s down payment program poised for record year

June 17, 2018 — EAGLE — Jake and Brianna Reynolds grew up in Eagle County, but they weren't sure they would ever be local homeowners. However, thanks to the Eagle County Housing Down Payment assistance program, two weeks ago when the Reynolds welcomed their first child they brought a

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5 things to know about Yoga in the Park at Eagle Town Park

June 17, 2018 — Eagle Town Park is a very zen spot on Sundays during the summer. The popular Yoga in the Park program is back for the summer of 2018. Presented by Yoga Off Broadway with support from Eagle Outside, Alpine Bank and Lululemon the open air, donation

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Where has all the wildlife gone: CPW officials cite 50 percent drop in Eagle Valley’s elk population

June 16, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — Imagine if, over a 10-year period, half of Eagle County's human population disappeared. We would be using the terms "drastic," "alarming" and maybe even "catastrophic" to describe the situation. During the past decade, that exact scenario has played out for one group

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Successor to the popular Eagle Valley Community Fund Rummage Sale will debut Sept. 14-16 in Eagle

June 15, 2018 — EAGLE — The Eagle Valley Community Fund Rummage Sale celebrated its 53rd and final year in 2017, but after the efforts of a group of community volunteers, the popular late-summer event won't fade away. During an Eagle County commissioners meeting Tuesday, June 12, Rebecca Kanaly,

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Monster Truck Tour roars into Eagle on Saturday, June 16

June 12, 2018 — It's hard to hear the words "monster truck rally" without your internal soundtrack playing the booming voice of an announcer screaming "Saturday, Saturday, Saturday — you'll buy the whole seat but you will only need the edge." We will see, and hear, if that is

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Solo riding cart opens up the links to disabled golfers at Eagle Ranch Golf Course

June 9, 2018 — EAGLE — Denis Murray loves golf. He carries a 12 handicap, and he's a regular player at the Aspen Golf Club. What differentiates him from dozens of other players is his methodology. Nearly two decades ago, Murray was paralyzed from the waist down as the

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WECMRD, Trinity Church partner with InteGreat to host summer lunch programs for families in need

June 7, 2018 — EAGLE COUNTY — There's nothing better than being a kid who has weeks of summer vacation ahead — that is, unless you happen to be a kid who can't depend on having something to eat at lunchtime. According to data compiled by the Eagle River

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Monster Truck Tour roars into Eagle on Saturday, June 16

June 6, 2018 — EAGLE — It's hard to hear the words "monster truck rally" without your internal soundtrack playing the booming voice of an announcer screaming "Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! You'll buy the whole seat but you will only need the edge." We will see, and hear, if that

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No, those aren’t baby bald eagles: Osprey hawk nests attract Vail Valley attention

June 3, 2018 — GYPSUM — During his opening remarks at last week's Eagle Valley High School graduation ceremony, Principal Greg Doan warned the audience to be wary of fish, sticks or poo falling from the sky. For the past two years, Hot Stuff Stadium has been home to

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Eagle Public Library launches creativity at its high tech Spark Studio

June 1, 2018 — The Eagle Public Library has decided to reimagine what a library can be. "We are no longer just about books," explained Tegan Davis, public relations librarian for the Eagle Valley Library District. "We want to provide our patrons with the tools and the technology to

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Alpine Bank scholarship paved way for Esgar Acosta’s success

May 31, 2018 — EAGLE — Tucked in the pages of local newspapers from this week back in 1998 was a small item noting that Esgar Acosta, of Eagle County, was the first Alpine Bank/CMC Hispanic Scholarship winner to graduate from Colorado Mountain College. Twenty years later, Acosta is

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Team of three, some new and some seasoned, takes over Gypsum leadership

May 30, 2018 — GYPSUM — For decades, stability has been the key characteristic of Gypsum town leadership. As a home rule municipality, Gypsum did away with term limits for town council members years ago. Several of the current council members have served several concurrent terms. Other members served

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June 26 Colorado primary election will mail ballots to all registered voters

May 29, 2018 — EAGLE — Unaffiliated voters in Colorado no longer have to declare a party preference before they can cast ballots in the state's primary elections. But those same voters may be a bit confused when they receive both the Democratic and Republican primary ballots in the

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Former Gypsum leader begins work as Eagle County manager

May 28, 2018 — GYPSUM — Gypsum Town Council member Pam Schultz vividly remembers meeting Jeff Shroll, the community's longtime manager, nearly 25 years ago. "When this young man walked through the door at town hall, I thought he was lost," she said. "Then when he said he was

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Granting wishes, dancing with abandon EVHS Class of ’18 marches toward future

May 26, 2018 — GYPSUM — Considering it involved more that 200 students along with their family and friends together with the entire school staff, Eagle Valley High School's graduation Saturday morning, May 26, was an intimate affair. It was full of insider jokes, celebration of singular class accomplishments

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