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Brenda Himelfarb | Focus Vail Valley | July 12, 2019

A 19-month construction project, scheduled for completion in November 2019, at a cost of $33 million, is almost done and will add a second floor to the commercial terminal with expanded retail and dining space, more aircraft gates and new jetways. A Federal Aviation Administration grant is financing the majority of the construction, with Eagle […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Focus Vail Valley |

The annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on September 28 at the Brush Creek Park and Pavilion, in Eagle. An estimated 5.8 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease which includes an estimated 5.6 million people age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have younger-onset […]

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Heather Hower | Focus Vail Valley | December 8, 2018

Two of Vail Resorts’ core values are ‘serving others’ and ‘do good.’ It’s more than lip service with the EpicPromise program. EpicPromise is a broad goal for the company and its employees: it runs the gamut from volunteering to an environmental promise, educational assistance to emergency funding in the communities where it operates, from Vail […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Focus Vail Valley |

A few years ago, Lindsey Vonn was celebrated in a People magazine article titled “25 Women Changing the World.” And rightly so. At the time, Vonn, the winner of Olympic Gold and more World Cup titles than any skier in history, was getting ready to change the world with the introduction of her nascent Lindsey […]

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Author | Focus Vail Valley | June 28, 2018

For years locals frequented the Cascade Theatre in Vail. Nobody minded that the seats were getting soft or that the sound system needed help. It, essentially, was the neighborhood theatre. And then, 10 years ago, it closed. However, when the Talisa Hotel opened in Cascade Village, this year, new life appeared in the old movie […]

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For 79 years the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo (ECFR) has celebrated our Western heritage with an event complete with Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) Rodeo, concerts, exhibits and the 4H livestock auction. It’s a great event for the whole family. It’s also an event that gives back to the community. For the past ten […]

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The Town of Eagle has begun the first phase of the Eagle River Park, a 4.3-acre park including two main components; the in-stream and construction of a new world-class whitewater park and the Upland Park parcel on the north side of the Colorado river. The Eagle River project wraps along the Eagle River near the […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Focus Vail Valley | December 7, 2017

One of Vail’s oldest and dearest residents–and Vail’s first physician – Dr. Tom Steinberg, 93, passed away of complications from pneumonia on September 25. “He was at Vail Health Medical Center when he died,” his son Erik told the Vail Daily. “When he died,” Erik said, ‘You know your way out of the building, Dad.’ […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Focus Vail Valley |

The national Land Trust Alliance, founded in 1982, works to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America. “We all depend on the land to live. What we do with the land – build on it, take resources from it, save it – affects the air we breathe, the food […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Focus Vail Valley |

The Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places lantern walk and exhibits consistently bring joy to locals and visitors, as well. And this year’s projects continue to celebrate our glorious winters. To share in the holiday spirit, Vail’s Paper Lantern Project invites residents and guests to make paper lanterns. The first workshop, presented by the […]

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