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    Becoming Dorothy Hamill
    Brenda Himelfarb | Features | December 8, 2017

    In the beginning, we were drawn to her eyes. Those bashful eyes, much like the pure, innocent look that we saw in the eyes of Diana, Princess of Wales, when she was first introduced to the world by Prince Charles. And like Diana became England’s revered princess, this fresh-faced young woman would become our pride […]

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    Be good to People – The original kindness company
    Heather Hower | Culture in the Vail Valley , Featured Stories , Features | July 5, 2017

    It’s not scientifically proven but it is some kind of universal fact that while wearing a “Be Good To People” shirt, it’s hard to be mean. This is exactly what Kris Wittenberg wanted when she founded the company almost a decade ago. Sure, the road hasn’t been a straight shot but the meandering path she […]

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    I am Climate I am change
    Cassie Pence | Featured Stories , Features | July 4, 2017

    What do you love about the mountains? Chances are it’s skiing, snowboarding, rafting, kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, hunting, hiking, wildflowers, bug-free camping, cool summers, biking, rock climbing, wildlife, majestic pines – and not to mention – fresh air and clean water. It’s what I love too, but everything we cherish about living and vacationing in […]

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    ROUNDUP RIVER RANCH
    Brenda Himelfarb | Featured Stories , Features , Giving Back | July 3, 2017

    There is a place up Colorado River Road in Gypsum where children’s dreams, literally, come true. A happy place where children do things they never thought they would or even could do. It’s a place where they’re welcomed with open arms and where they can just “be.” It’s peaceful. It’s beautiful. It’s extraordinary. And for […]

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Jessica Gilbert | Ski | December 14, 2017

The Faction Collective Announces Public Release of THIS IS HOME Ski Film Film Release Comes with Dream Trip Opportunity: All Expenses Paid Trip to Faction’s Home in Verbier, Switzerland, and Faction Gear Setup Faction Skis, designer and manufacturer of performance skis for the most demanding freeskiers, today announced the public release of its first feature-length […]

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Kim Fuller | Delectables | December 11, 2017

Executive Chef Paul Wade has prepared this Colorado bass dish with a country-French inspired flavor throughout. Wade showcases locally harvested bass in a way that allows those flavors to shine, but also draws from an Old World flavor profile that never tires. It’s Niçoise style, complete with quail egg, tuna galantine and saffron-red pepper jus. […]

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Kim Fuller | Delectables |

Mussels Frites, known in France and Belgium as Moules Frites, is a classic coastal dish, especially on the Northern Coast of France. Vintage’s mussels are steamed with white wine, melted garlic and leeks, and finished with fresh herbs. And these simple, fresh ingredients are all that is needed for the French dish to shine—particularly seafood. […]

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Kim Fuller | Delectables |

This pan-seared salmon dish served at Terra Bistro in the Vail Mountain Lodge & Spa is a dynamic and flavorful entree. The restaurant is known for its lighter and healthier approach to food, and this rendition is no exception. Managing Partner Kevin Nelson and his team always go for clean flavors that allow the main […]

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Kim Fuller | Delectables |

Harvest’s Shrimp Bruschetta made with herb and wine poached shrimp, roughly chopped and tossed with tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, then finished with balsamic reduction. Executive Chef Rosa Provoste says it’s simple and fresh, inspired from Mediterranean flavors. The bruschetta is great to share as an appetizer and to pair with a glass […]

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Kim Fuller | Delectables |

A trip to the mountains doesn’t mean your palate has to be land-locked. Restau-rants up and down the Vail Valley have fish and seafood dishes that are truly fresh. Ingredients are flown directly from the source, and the talent of our local chefs makes the preparation and flavors on each plate pop.

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Kim Fuller | Delectables |

Hooked sits in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, and although the restaurant is nowhere near an ocean, its entire menu is right out of the water. The New Zealand Pink Sea Bream is known in the sushi world as “N.Z. tai,” and “tai” in Japanese means “good fortune,” so the fish is often served […]

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Author | Chef Profile |

Once upon a time, in the German mountains, there lived a girl name Resi. After losing her beloved fiancé, Florian, Resi retreated to an isolated cabin and dedicated her time to looking after the travelers that passed by, thus trying to heal her broken heart. Her hospitality became known far and wide, with locals who […]

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Author | Healthy Living |

There was a time, less than a year ago, when David Shankel wanted to die. He and his wife, Patsy, came to Castle Peak Senior Life and Rehabilitation Center in Eagle following individual stays in the hospital after they both had gotten very sick. While Patsy, sadly, passed away in March, Shankel is still very […]

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Heather Hower | Education |

There’s no doubt that Vail Christian High School (VCHS) encourages kids to let their lights shine, whether through rigorous academics, theatrical performing arts, sports, strong spirituality or all of the above. Leading through love, guiding with compassion and encouraging the best in every student are just some of the principles that faculty, staff and students […]

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