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Master guitarist Coco Montoya coming to Blues, Brews & BBQ

May 23, 2018 — In a world of Beliebers and Cardi B translators, longtime musician Coco Montoya likes to keep his music truthful. "Blues and roots music is very truthful music," said Montoya, who is performing a free show as part of the Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival at

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10 festivals coming to Avon this summer

May 23, 2018 — AVON — The town of Avon has a busy summer planned, with the return of some classic favorites and introductions to inaugural events. With Nottingham Lake as a focal point during the summer and a new 1.8 acre playground, volleyball courts, stand-up paddleboarding and more,

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Colorado Association for Recycling names Walking Mountains Science Center’s Melissa Kirr Recycler of the Year

May 22, 2018 — Recycling and sustainability is a team effort, and Eagle County is lucky to have Melissa Kirr as its unofficial captain. If you've been to the Mountain Games, Vail Farmers' Market, the Taste of Vail or any major event, then chances are Kirr — along with

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There’s a Green Elephant in Edwards Village Market; juicery opens 4th location

May 21, 2018 — EDWARDS — Green Elephant Juicery is on a mission to help make it easier for people to eat — and drink — healthier foods. With that in mind, the business with a location already in Avon as well as two in Vail, including a grab-n-go,

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Eagle Valley Humane Society started in 1974 and continues to address the need of homeless animals in Eagle County

May 15, 2018 — Unlike your children (or your parents), you can have the pleasure of picking your pet. And while some people look for that perfect breed from a hopefully-legit breeder, they might not know that animal shelters, such as the Eagle Valley Humane Society, sometimes have those

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Colorado-local Farm to Table Dinner Series returns to Vail Farmers’ Market

May 14, 2018 — VAIL — As beautiful as patios in Vail Village may be, it's not every day you get to dine on West Meadow Drive, feasting on a meal made from ingredients found at the Sunday farmers market. The Vail Farmers' Market Farm to Table Dinner Series

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Vail’s first patrol dog Henry undergoes stem cell therapy in Gypsum

May 9, 2018 — When Chris Reeder took Henry out fishing earlier this year — one of Vail's first patrol dog's favorite spring activities — he noticed time catching up with his old friend. Henry is retired, anyways, and will turn 11 years old in July. Struggling with his

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A growing legacy: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail has busy summer schedule

May 8, 2018 — Located at 8,250 feet above sea level, the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail's Ford Park are touted as one of the highest, and unique, botanical gardens in the country. Based in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, the gardens offer free access to about 100,000 people

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High Country Healing, UpRooted Events partner for weed-infused dinner parties

May 4, 2018 — The marijuana business is booming in Colorado, and two local businesses are on the forefront of the industry, offering up cannabis-infused dinner parties. On April 14, High Country Healing and UpRooted Events — a catering service from Root & Flower in Vail — hosted their

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Larkspur team helping Hurricane Maria recovery in Puerto Rico

April 30, 2018 — Members of the Larkspur Events & Dining team are traveling to Puerto Rico later in May in a joint effort with World Central Kitchen to help people affected by Hurricane Maria. Founded by Jose Andres, World Central Kitchen uses the expertise of its chef network

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Deals on 4/20 around Vail

April 19, 2018 — EAGLE-VAIL High Country Healing Located at: 40801 U.S. Highway 6, next to Route 6 Cafe. More information: Call 970-470-4794 Half-off select edibles $16.80 wax and shatter $29.40 live resin $20 eighths Celebrate with High Country Healing at A-Basin on 4/20, a party featuring free food,

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20 festivals, events in Vail this summer

April 13, 2018 — When the mountain is closed for skiing and snowboarding, there's still a lot going on in the valley during the summer, from food, beer and dance festivals to hiking and biking.

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Injured skier at Beaver Creek saved by vacationing ER doctor on Larkspur

April 12, 2018 — Is there a doctor on the mountain? When David Voysey and his sons Charlie, 16, and Bobby, 14, came to Beaver Creek from Kansas City for a spring break trip in March, a perfect day on the mountain turned into a serious medical emergency on

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TEDxYouth@Vail showcases valley’s diversity on Saturday, April 14

April 12, 2018 — TEDxYouth@Vail is a team made up of 30 students from Battle Mountain, Eagle Valley and Vail Christian high schools as well as Vail Mountain School, with the help of a few adults. For months they've been preparing for their event, coming to Battle Mountain on

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Local pod of PlantPure Communities holding monthly pot lucks focused on plant-based eating

April 3, 2018 — The members of the Vail Valley pod of PlantPure Communities are like, well, peas in a pod. What started as a 40-person group in September is now close to 100 strong, meeting once a month for a lively potluck focused on a plant-based diet. Members

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VIDEO: Pink Vail, perfect conditions to go bananas

March 25, 2018 — VIDEO: The Vail Daily’s John LaConte handles the camera as Ross Leonhart, in his pink guerrilla suit for Pink Vail on March 24, rides through Vail’s Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the

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VIDEO: Spring storm drops heavy snow at Beaver Creek

March 23, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from Beaver Creek after a spring storm dropped wet, heavy snow on the Beav’ Friday morning and into the afternoon.   On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.

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Vail Film Festival opens with Colorado debut of ‘Sun Dogs’ on April 5

March 22, 2018 — The 15th annual Vail Film Festival is returning Thursday to Sunday, April 5-8. For the second year in a row, the festival will have a focus on female filmmakers. In addition to almost 50 film screenings, the festival will include panel discussions and nightly parties.

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Vail Film Festival opens with Colorado debut of ‘Sun Dogs’ on April 5

March 22, 2018 — VAIL — The 15th annual Vail Film Festival is returning Thursday to Sunday, April 5-8. For the second year in a row, the festival will have a focus on female filmmakers. In addition to almost 50 film screenings, the festival will include panel discussions and

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Stories from Pink Vail, returning March 24

March 20, 2018 — Everyone has been affected by cancer in some way or form. It's a battle that takes friends, family and a community to help those fighting for their lives. Across the country, people run, walk and grow facial hair in the name of fighting cancer. Here

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