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    Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy
    Shauna Farnell | Featured Stories , Features , Focus Vail Valley | December 17, 2015

    Tucked between the mountains at the far side of Minturn, the first indication that Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy is unlike any school anywhere is that it is surrounded by miles and miles of Nordic ski trails. Then there is the massive, state-of-the-art fitness center next door to where Lindsey Vonn and other Olympians work […]

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Focus Vail Valley Stories
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ken | Focus Vail Valley | January 3, 2012

The dual-language program at Edwards Elementary School began in 2001, by a group of parents who noticed the growing number of Hispanic students attending the school and the growing number of families who knew little or no English. It was a grassroots effort. And a successful one at that. The program, with participants selected through […]

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This past fall, Colorado Mountain 
College in Edwards began offering four-year college degrees in business administration and sustainability, while still keeping its door open as a community college. Colorado joins about half a dozen states where community colleges already offer four-year degrees. At CMC, students can choose from a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration […]

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ken | Focus Vail Valley | December 2, 2011

Buying into the Local Spin John Maynard Keynes, the great 20th-century macroeconomist, once said money is “a link between the present and the future.” That vision rings true loud and clear, especially in uncertain times — and especially here in the Vail Valley, a vibrant community blessed with a resilient mountain heritage, spectacular natural surroundings, […]

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