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Vail Valley Summer Wrap-Up!

Well, the summer has, finally, ended in the Vail Valley; the weather has turned; and, snow is on its way.  However, in the interim, there were many “happenings” in/around Vail during the summer of 2010.  Some of the most notable[...]

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Solaris Complex Continues To Open “Little-By-Little”!

As the long-awaited Solaris complex, located in the old Vail Crossroads Center, nears completion, various retail stores are slowly starting to materialize on the ground floor of the resort’s megaplex. The newest addition is the Cinebistro at Solaris, a unique[...]

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Vail’s New Fire Station

Vail is getting a new fire station.  The new 15,000-square-foot, two-story fire station will cost $4 million and accommodate two fire fighting companies. The building will be built on the north frontage road just west of the roundabout in West[...]

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Ski Industry Reporting The 2nd-Busiest Season Ever!

A ski industry group’s preliminary report says visits to U.S. ski resorts rose 4.2 % to 59.7 million last season.  The National Ski Areas Association said that preliminary figures show the 2009-10 season was the second-best on record, after 60.5 million[...]

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ECO Trails Update!

The Town of Minturn and ECO trails are building a 1,300-foot section of a trail that, eventually, will help connect Red Cliff to both Gypsum and Vail.  This is a big step for the overall connectivity of trails in Eagle[...]

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Eagle County Conservation District

During the 1930’s a severe depression gripped the country along with a severe drought in the Midwest.  This was a real ‘wake-up’ call for Congress.  Consequently, the Soil Conservation Act of April 27, 1935 was passed.  After the passage of[...]

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Vail Valley Real Estate Sales Picking Up!

Real Estate sales for January 2010 doubled last year’s volume for the same time period, according to a monthly report posted by Land Title Guarantee Company.  The dollar volume recorded for this time period was more than $86.8 million dollars,[...]

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Adventure Ridge Has Something For Everyone!

Still looking for something to do after the mountain closes?  Haven’t had enough time on Vail or Beaver Creek Mountains? Well, Vail Resorts offers up Adventure Ridge, a football sized snow park that includes bungee trampoline jumping, tubing, snowmobile tours,[...]

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