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Mud running mayhem Competitors get down and dirty today at Teva X-1 Mud Run By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer For Gaby Zahorsky, a Vail-Marriott employee, mud sounds like more fun than running. So it just made sense that she signed up for the Teva X-1 Mud Run presented by Sprint being held at 2:30 today near the Vista Bahn chairlift for the Teva Moun-


Stocks ended a volatile Friday little changed after the government reported a surprising drop in job losses for May but also a spike in the unemployment rate to 9.4 percent. It was the highest jobless rate in more than 25 years. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 12.89, or 0.2 percent, to 8,763.13. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 2.37, or 0.3 percent, to 940.09. The Nasdaq composite index fell 0.60, or less than 0.1 percent, to 1,849.42.

Pelosi, Cheney equally unpopular

According to a Gallup poll released yesterday, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former Vice President Dick Cheney are about equally disliked by the American public. In the May 29-31 poll, 37 percent of respondents had a favorable view of Cheney while 34 percent had a favorable view of Pelosi. The unfavorable ratings were also very close - 54 percent had an unfavorable view of Cheney and 50 percent had an unfavorable view of Pelosi. The poll had a margin for error of 3 percentage points. The news is bad for Pelosi who held about an equal percentage of favorable and unfavorable views among respon[See THE UPDATE, pages 8-9]

Free running stunts fit Teva Games By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer

One team member does an aerial (a nohands cartwheel), a twist and flip move over a box about four feet high and some upside-down breakdance-style moves. Another one twists on a bar platform that looks pretty similar to construction scaffolding that’s been set up on the pavement in Vail. A female above him does a handstand for more than a minute. Hybrid Free Running currently has [See PARKOUR, page 12] RIGHT: Elias Worsencroft of Hybrid FreeRunning shows off his parkour skills at the Teva Games Friday. Avery Cunliffe photo.





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Zahorsky said. Like Zahorsky, Jackie Pirog, an employee at Colorado Capital Bank in Edwards, started thinking about the mud run after talking to her friends. “It seems to be a lot more locals, and it’s so fun to get dirty,” Pirog said. Zahorsky has a similar story. She also likes to mountain bike and climb, but [See MUD RUN, page 13]

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Getting active Zahorsky insists that even though she is competitive, she really doesn’t like running. But she currently is training for a six-mile leg of the Denver marathon as part of a four-person relay team from work. “It’s a good way to get out and get active and have fun while doing it. It’s not as serious as some of the other ones,”

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tain Games. The three-mile run, which includes a mud pit that competitors must at least “crab-walk” through has gained a cult status among local athletes and non-athletes alike for its dirty factor. “I love playing soccer in the mud, so that’s what made it for me,” Zahorsky said. “I’ve always seen friends do it, and they’ve had a blast, so it seemed like so much fun.”

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Vail’s online auction creates low-price war Winning bidder to do job for $30,000 less than projected By Randy Wyrick Mountaineer Staff Writer



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The folks in Vail had an idea: Let companies hammer on each other until the last one left standing is the lowest bidder. The town needs a top dressing applied to about 73,000 square yards of streets, mostly north of I-70 in West Vail. The bidding was done online where everyone in the cyber world could see, and it was a cyber smackdown. “In theory, we should get the best price possible,” Chad Salli, Vail’s project engineer said before the bidding began. When it was done, A-1 Chip Seal said they’d do it for about $30,000 less than the town’s engineering department thought it would cost. A-1’s final bid came in at $140,000. The auction went like this. An outfit called BidBridge handled an online auction for the project, while a few town staffers and some other curiosity seekers watched. When the bidding opened, three bidders went straight at each other in a game of economic chicken until everyone else blinked. Of the three, one was significantly higher and dropped

out after dropping its bid a couple times. The other two pounded each other for several rounds until A-1 was left standing. Each bidder can see the others’ bids, but not the details. Once a bid goes up, they have a few minutes to rework their own packages and resubmit them. They can trim their profit margins or cut their price in any number of ways. It goes on like this in 15-minute increments until there’s a winner. It could end immediately, or it could go on for several rounds like this one did. Salli said that for most jobs, the town likes to go with local firms when it can. He said few local firms do this kind of work. “You need to keep a crew going constantly through the season, and the Denver firms work all up and down the Front Range,” said Salli. “The season is short up here and there’s just not enough work for most local companies to do.” BidBridge LLC, says a live auction like this one usually generates savings of between 7 and 13 percent. A-1 paid BidBridge a fee. Vail paid nothing. Salli said the work will take about two weeks, beginning around the middle of July. It’s supposed to be finished by the end of August.

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Fundraiser for the Vail Academy • Raffle for $1.8 million house, 1673 Matterhorn Circle in Vail • Tickets are $100, each, three for $250, five for $400. • Grand prize drawing is July 21 • Three preliminary drawings pay out $10,000: $7,500 first prize, $2000 second prize, $500 third prize. • To enter, go to or call The Vail Academy at 845-0783. It’s a 2,691 square foot half duplex with three levels. The house has four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, a great room, dining room, separate family room, laundry room, and two gas-burning fireplaces. It’s within walking distance to Vail Village and Lionshead, and it’s one block from a stop on Vail’s in-town bus route.

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How about buying a Vail home for $100? Or in the meantime, how about winning $10,000? The Vail Academy is raffling off a $1.8 million Vail duplex. Tickets are $100 and they have to sell 27,000 of them. Along with the house comes $450,000 in cash to pay the IRS. Before they draw for the house, they’re holding three drawings for $10,000 worth of cash prizes. The second of those drawings is Sunday. Trevor Thelke of Eagle and Elizabeth of Edwards were two winners in the first cash drawing The house, the east side of a duplex at 1673 Matterhorn Circle in Vail, is being donated as a fundraiser for The Vail Academy, the Christian elementary and middle school in Eagle-Vail. “We’re the first [house raffle fundraiser] in Colorado,� said local Realtor Steve Michonski, who’s helping run the project. How it works The grand prize drawing for the house is set for July 21. Before that are three preliminary drawings for a $10,000 pot - $7,500 for first place, $2,000 for second and $500 for third. To sweeten the pot, there’s a referral program. If someone you refer to the contest wins the house, you can win $25,000. “We’re banking on the name ‘Vail,’ to help pique interest,� said Michonski, a broker with Prudential and treasurer with The Vail Academy school board. This is a chance to help one of his clients move a piece of real estate, raise a bunch of money for The Vail Academy so the school can keep tuition costs down, and make a couple winners very, very happy. “We’ll never sell more than 50,000 tickets, so with the preliminary drawings your chances of winning are improved,� said Michonski.

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You have another shot at golfing for good Sunday and Monday. The 16th Annual Heuga Center golf tournament, at Cordillera, is a benefit for The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis. Entry fees are $375 per person or $1,400 per foursome. Fees include warm-up play on the Cordillera Short Course Sunday, June 7, and a full round at the Cordillera Mountain Course Monday, June 8. Players receive breakfast and lunch Monday, opportunities to win priz-

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Last Friday’s countywide Food Drive Challenge bringing in over 7,240 items and over $750 for local food banks. The county commissioners joined elected officials from Avon, Eagle, Gypsum, Red Cliff and Vail in a friendly competition to collect the most donations at their local grocery outlets. Collections went like this: Town of Eagle, City Market in Eagle: 1,958 items and $396 Town of Vail, City Market in Vail: 2,272 items and $182

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SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL Hip-hop legend Aceyalone, above, and his band “The Lonely Ones” play a free show at Checkpoint Charlie tonight at 6 p.m. Photo special to the Mountaineer.

Say hot water! (In this magnificent city) Freestyle Fellowship founder featured at Teva tonight By John LaConte Vail Mountaineer Editor L.A.’s unsung hero of hip-hop, Aceyalone, comes to Checkpoint Charlie in Vail Village tonight at 6:00 p.m. Ace is no newcomer to the rap game. He’s a founding member of the Freestyle Fellowship, which released two albums, “To Whom it May Concern” and “Innercity Griots” before Ace went on his own in his highly praised first album, “All Balls Don’t Bounce.” Three years later, Ace released a second album called “A Book of Human Language,” and then in 1999, he released the self-titled group album “Haiku D’Etat,” a collaboration with Mikah 9 and Abstract Rude. “Who Framed the A-Team?” was another collabo album released by Ace and Abstract Rude in 2000. In 2006, Aceyalone released two more solo projects, first, “Magnificent City,” a collaboration with producer

RJD2, followed by “Grand Imperial.” However, many are referring to his new album, “Aceyalone and The Lonely Ones,” as his best work yet. On “Lonely Ones,” Ace diverges from his standard, rapid-fire rhymes to a jazzy, Motown sound fully equipped with horns and memorable hooks. The pace on the album rarely slows giving way to a full album of head-bobbers that doesn’t disappoint. The album, which will be available for purchase at the show, is consistent through all 11 tracks, but some standouts are “The Way it Was” and “Power to the People.” “Lonely Ones” is definitely one of the most interesting hip-hop albums in recent memory, and will certainly make for an off-the-chain performance. So make sure you’re at Checkpoint Charlie at 6 p.m. tonight, because when Aceyalone and The Lonely Ones are ripping it up, you’ll never lose your groove.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that the Obama administration is expected to name Kenneth Feinberg to the “Special Master for Compensation,” a position created to oversee companies receiving federal bailout money and make sure these companies are following executivepay rules. The position will report to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Feinberg, managing partner and FEINBERG founder of Feinberg Rozen LLP, was in charge of the federal compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks overseeing approximately $7 billion. A formal announcement of the post could come as early as next week.

Obama tailors message to his audience

President Barack Obama reached out Thursday to the world’s Muslims in a conciliatory Cairo speech, exactly one year after giving a much different speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, an influential Jewish lobbying group. While the two speeches were consistent in important ways – both stressed Obama’s desire for peace in the Middle East and his support of a two-state solution for the Arab-Israeli conflict – the two had very different points of emphasis. On June 4, 2008, presidential candidate Obama’s promised American Israel Public Affairs Committee an “unshakable commitment” to Israel’s security, bemoaned the “rockets raining down” on Israeli towns from Palestinian territory, and said he would never force the Jewish nation to make concessions to its Palestinian and Arab antagonists. On Thursday, Obama spoke of the U.S. desire to remove its troops from Muslim Iraq and Afghanistan, lamented that Palestinians have spent decades suffering “intolerable” treatment, and decried their “daily humiliations” under Israeli “occupation.


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A man’s decomposing body inside a minivan covered in parking tickets went undiscovered for weeks because the vehicle’s windows were apparently tinted and ticketing officers don’t normally search cars, police said Friday. George Morales, 59, died naturally from heart disease, the medical examiner’s office said Friday. The body was found in the backseat Wednesday when a city marshal tried to tow the vehicle from beneath an overpass on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, police said. He was believed to have been living out of the white Chevrolet minivan, which had North Carolina plates.

Lead in Chinese toys costs Mattel $2.3 million

Toymaker Mattel was fined $2.3 million yesterday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for “violating a ban on bringing dangerous products into the United States,” Reuters reports. According to the CSPC, the fine is for excessive lead content in toys the manufacturer made in China. In recent years, Mattel has recalled 95 types of toys and 2 million individual units.

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President Barack Obama’s pick for intelligence chief at the Homeland Security Department withdrew from consideration Friday amid questions about his role in the CIA’s interrogations of suspected terrorists. Philip Mudd was scheduled to appear next week before senators considering his nomination as undersecretary of intelligence and analysis. At issue was the extent of Mudd’s inMUDD volvement in the interrogation program while he was a senior CIA official in the Bush administration. The interrogation methods including waterboarding have been criticized by Democratic

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Amid growing dissent from within his own party, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has remade his cabinet for the second time in eight months in an attempt to keep his government intact, Reuters reports. Brown replaced the heads of 10 ministries but kept his finance minister, the head of the business ministry and his foreign minister. Six of the head ministers replaced resigned from their posts. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I will not waver, I will not walk BROWN away, I will get on with the job and I will finish the work,â&#x20AC;? Brown told a news conference after giving details of the cabinet shake-up.

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A retired State Department worker with top secret security clearance and his wife have been indicted on charges of spying for Cuba over the past three decades. The indictment unsealed Friday in Washington says Walter Kendall Myers and his wife, Gwendolyn Steingraber Myers, have been clandestine agents for Cuba since 1979. The pair were arrested Thursday. The indictment says the couple met with Cuban President Fidel Castro in Cuba in 1995, traveling through Mexico under false names. They allegedly made several other trips to Latin America and the Caribbean to meet with Cuban agents. The indictment also says in his last year of employment, Kendall Myers viewed more than 200 intelligence reports related to Cuba. An undercover FBI agent approached them in April, pretending to be a Cuban spy. Court documents say the couple fell for the ruse and began meeting with the undercover agent at Washington hotels.

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While “potentilla” is just what we think of that common shrub with yellow flowers, it is actually a large genus with a good handful of plants that work here. There are also some herbaceous perennials, but today we’re going to address that useful shrub. While many are familiar with it, less know that the different improved hybrids have their origin in a Rocky Mountain native, Potentilla fruticosa. Potentillas are a useful landscape Michael shrub. Not only do they thrive in Gallagher this entire area, they are one of the few shrubs for here with a long flowering period. They are low-maintenance, and fill space. Different named varieties work in different settings. The main difference is size. An easy way to think of potentillas are as bigger, and smaller. There are selections that are more compact, around two feet or so, and then there are the larger ones. The reason I just use two groups, is that the compact varieties work well in larger rock settings and border plants, and larger varieties are generally used for filling space (in a nice looking way). While tags, and lots of information on the internet give size ranges for the different types, I have consistently found over the years, that they pretty much get bigger than what you read. I have also found blatant mistakes. I just happened to see Jackman potentillas referred to as a “compact” variety at a website. Read elsewhere, or just look around, and you will see otherwise. A planting at the Town of Avon years ago reached six feet and beyond in height, and almost as wide. Garden-something dot com has it wrong. Jackman potentilla has large leaves, large flowers, and large size. And I have worked with many named varieties of potentilla for years. Gold Drop, Sutter’s Gold, and the species, P. fruticosa, all make good rock garden plantings. Some varieties are more sprawling, some more mounded, and are a good way to occupy spaces in larger rock areas. Sutter’s Gold is a good substitute for our native species, as its open, low growth fits rock gardens to a tee. The native tends to flower less, but also still worth having in the collection. Katherine Dykes potentilla is notable for its more pastel yellow flowers. Most potentillas run closer to basic yellow, but this beauty has a softer, lemony appearance, while still cheerfully bright. While often sold as a three to four foot plant, it can easily hit five feet in height and spread. Potentilla fruticosa varieties are easy to prune. While I prefer thinning to shearing, potentillas can be cut back to almost nothing and grow back. If you have to have the formal, perfectly round look, you can shear it to shape, and look dorky. Otherwise, just let them go. They slightly leggy look is nice, and more natural. Thinning out the longer growth leaves

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an appearance that fits the mountains and high deserts. If size is an issue, buy smaller varieties. It’s less work in the long run if you do need to maintain size, anyway. Coronation Triumph is a nice, more upright potentilla, and good because it has about the longest flowering season. All the fruticosa hybrids are long blooming, but an occasional local problem is low or non-flowering. An apparent common cause is overwatering without adequate drainage. Potentillas under sprinkler systems seem to be the more prevalent victims. Potentilla fruticosa tolerates a wide range of water conditions, and stands some drought, but needs a drained soil in wetter conditions. If they seem cliche, potentillas are planted here for a reason. They work, and they look good. There are many varieties at our local excellent nurseries. Be sure and check tags, and be aware that they may get bigger than the tag might say. Potentillas in particular are worth inquiring further about, and this would be a good flowering shrub to write us about if you have questions. I have worked with a number of varieties, and have seen both correct and incorrect stuff online. Write on this or any mountain and high desert plants and landscaping. A reader asked me to address our local native wildflowers, and another asked about establishing wildflowers in landscapes, so keep your eye on the Mountaineer. We’ll do it up.

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a spot on the street near the freeride obstacles set up for the Teva Mountain Games in Vail through Sunday. The spot is near the International Bridge in front of the unfinished Solaris commercial and condo project. Several of the stunts are so smooth that the crowd walking by doesn’t even react. There are a few rubber mats on the ground to cushion the impact of the gymnastic, hard-hitting stunts, many of which look like they should be done on crash pads to protect the performers. TAYLOR “Free running” stunts are an offshoot of “parkour,” a French term that roughly translates to getting from Point A to Point B as quickly as possible on foot while expressing oneself, explains Brian Taylor, the team leader. Go to to see a sampling of stunts. Many of the stunts come from a martial arts background and/or a gymnastics or aerialist background, said Taylor, 32. ‘As fun as possible’ “It’s not as fast as possible, but it’s as fun as possible,” Taylor said. But find out a little more about the team members and you’ll also find a wide variety of backgrounds. Taylor has a martial arts background and used to practice break dancing moves. That’s how he met Jazon Khazi, with whom he used to “B-Boy,” the name for strength moves used while break dancing. Danielle Grover, the gymnast, can move quickly around the bars, which are similar to uneven parallel bars in gymnastics. Team member Dan Perez likes to practice on a trampoline. The group basically operates for the love of the sport, although it’s now trying to market what it does, teaching classes in recreation centers around Denver. Kids attracted to free running learn basic moves for a year or so before they move on to flips and more complicated stunts, Taylor says, the better to avoid injuries. He should know -- Taylor has suffered more injuries than anyone else on his team, including a broken arm, a dislocated shoulder and a torn knee ligament, the common skier’s injury. “It’s supposed to be more environment-friendly, but it takes flips to catch people’s eyes,” Taylor said. “My guys also know how to add comedy and keep the crowd.” The team has been involved in commercials and in marketing products at Go Fast, a Denver beverage company where Taylor is the art director. Team members of Hybrid Free Running are: Elias Logan Breitweiser of the Hybrid Free Running team Worsencroft, Lorin Ball, Logan Breitweiser, Dan goes inverted over a couple of parkour fans at the Teva Perez, Jazon Khazi, Noah Mittman and Danielle Games Friday. Avery Cunliffe photo. Grover.









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Switzerland’s Roger Federer holds up the trophy after winning the Australian Open in 2007. If Federer can beat Robin Soderling on Sunday in the French Open final he can tie Pete Sampras’ career mark of 14 Grand Slam singles titles. AP photo.

Federer one win from career Grand Slam, tying Sampras

By coming back to beat No. 5-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina yesterday 3-6, 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, Roger Federer moved within one victory of his first French Open championship — and of so much more. If he can beat No. 23 Robin Soderling of Sweden on Sunday, Federer also will tie Pete Sampras’ career mark of 14 Grand Slam singles titles. And he will become only the sixth man with a career Grand Slam, at least one title from each of tennis’ four majors. Sampras, who made his name as a grass and hard court player, never won a French Open title. “There’s still one more step,” Federer said. Federer will no doubt be relieved that this year he will not have to face world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who lost to Soderling earlier in the tournament. Since the start of the 2005 French Open, Federer is 0-4 against Nadal at Roland Garros, 29-0 against everyone else. Similarly, over the course of his career, Federer is 2-5 against Nadal in Grand Slam finals, 11-0 against all other opponents.

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NBC Sports took a beating from American tennis aficionados today after Roger Federer’s quest for a career grand slam and record-tying 14th Grand Slam title was not shown live in the United States. According to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, NBC’s contract with the French Open allows them to play only one men’s semifinal in the 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. timeslot. An NBC spokesperson said the Federer-Del Potro match, which went five-sets, would have been shown if the other semifinal between Robin Soderling and Fernando Gonzalez had ended before airtime began. “I think we’ll look at ways to make this work next year,” said an NBC spokesperson.

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An aggravated Tom Glavine said Friday that he wasn’t happy with how Atlanta handled his release and after his public comments Braves president John Schuerholz apologized for the club’s approach. Glavine, still seething as he talked in depth for the first time since his release on Wednesday, said the Braves knew they were going to release him on Tuesday afternoon but “still paraded me out in Rome to a sold-out crowd” for his minor league start that GLAVINE night. “That to me is extremely aggravating,” Glavine said. Hours after Glavine’s statements, Schuerholz issued an apology “on behalf of the organization and myself personally for the way that it ended.” The Braves avoided paying Glavine $1 million bonus he would have been owed if he made the 25-man Major League roster by cutting him; the Braves insist the move was made due to Glavine’s performance in the minor leagues.

Tiger Stadium gets reprieve from demolition

The demolition of Tiger Stadium was halted by a judge Friday, just hours after crews began tearing down what’s left of the historic ballpark. Wayne County Circuit Judge Isidore Torres issued a temporary restraining order, said Robert Rossbach, spokesman for the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. The injunction was requested by the Old Tiger Stadium Conservancy, a nonprofit group that had tried to raise money to preserve and redevelop the ballpark. Its $33.4 million plan was rejected Tuesday by the city’s Economic Development Corp. board, which said funding wasn’t in place. Tiger Stadium opened in 1912 as Navin Field, on the same day Fenway Park opened in Boston. The Detroit Tigers left after the 1999 season, moving to Comerica Park.

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A family of foxes found the best free view in Vail. Curtis Oliver, visiting from Arizona, was taking a picture of one of the kits, who seems completely unfazed by all the recent attention.


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Got a toothache? Then call Jenna and Eagle Valley Dental in Eagle at 328-7304. They are currently offering free dental exams, which will help you pinpoint the problem.

LET THE GAMES BEGIN. Vidette, Monika and Brian work at the Big Bear Bistro in Vail, which should be the hub of life as we know today. BBB is offering a $7 lunch all day today. Just mention that you saw this or bring it in and fill up for seven bucks.

Specializing in: Outdoor Kitchens § Water Features Hardscapes § Outdoor Firepits

Call 970.566.3214 for initial consultation

Open for the Summer

Daily Specials 5:30-close

Reservations Recommended • 476-5828

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PHIL KNOWS MOVIES. If you don’t believe it just stop by and test Phil at EDWARDS VIDEO next to Café Milano. Whether you’re looking for the largest selection of DVD rentals, video games or movie snacks, keep Edwards Video in mind for your next evening in front of the tube.

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THERE IS ALWAYS TIME TO FISH! When you go with a guide on a fly fishing trip either half or full day you are so taken care of that you will find plenty of time to get the job done. Your guide will take away all the pain and suffering associated with tying knots, deciding where to fish and most importantly, choosing the right flies to use. Fly Fishing Outfitters in Avon has the guides for you. Let them take you fishing and leave your worries behind.

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The 6th Annual

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MULE DAYS & AUCTION! June 12, 13 & 14, 2009

Eagle County Fairgrounds, Eagle, CO Featuring broke, pleasure, trail, show & ranch mules, as well as pack mules.

Benefit Roping For Steve King

Steve was in a Team Roping accedent in Bishop. Lets pull together and help this good cowboy out!

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Small Kitchen Appliances, CD, electronics, Bed linens, Men’s, Women’s, and Teen clothes, Flute, 152 Snowboard, Bicycle, and MORE! 8am - Noon

Saturday, June 6, 2009 Saturday 8am - 12pm Tons of Stuff, Houseware to sporting gear, Clothing to Family and Electronics. Find almost anything!

Need to rent your place? Mention this ad and we’ll run your rental ad for $50 for the entire month. Call Andy 926-6602

V-8, 4 door P3371

2009 Nissan Versa 4k miles, 100k warranty #P3257

888.377.0978 10K mi, power windows, locks & more!

V6 loaded w/ extras

21K mi. loaded with Extras! P3284 Low mi., Low mo. payment! P3282 $15988 888.377.0980

Lawn and Garden Maintenance, Renovations & Instalations. Vail to Beaver Creek areas 30 years local experience

showroom condition P3280 Clean title, kept up to date w/ maintenance. Inside/outside clean.

27K Mi, one of a kind P3366 $21,988


2005 Nissan Titan X-Cab SE 4x4, Rare! #P3269

2.7L V-6 4dr SUV, Automatic, Smart blue ext., Stock #K4422A

Home improvements and repair, Second home maintenance, Office build outs. No job too small. Drywall, Paint, Light Electrical and Plumbing. Call

• Carpet & Upholstery • Tile & Grout Cleaning • Spot Removal • Pet Odor Treatment • Carpet Protectant

169,000 Miles Salvage Title - Rear End Damage, Runs Well

Moonroof and More P3312

970.376.8056 Trolling motor: Motor Guide 40 lb. thrust, foot control, mounting bracket,

76K mi, 3.5L, V-6 4dr van #P3309A

call 970.376.5493


Commercial & Residential Environmentally Safe Products Bonded & Insured 24/7 Emergency Service Se Habla Espanol


2.0L I-4cyl 4dr Hathchback, Automatic, Blue ext, Pastel pebble beige int Stock #P5199

Dual Odyssey, rare! P3257

Low miles, low monthly payments #P3219B

2005 Nissan Pathfinder Low, low miles, x-tra clean #P3287

48” side hand forged iron with leaf detail. $5000 value for

Building Better from the Ground Up

2009 Nissan Murano AWD, Why pay more? #P3275

9K mi, Balance of new car warranty! #P3300

3.0L V-6 4dr Sedan, Automatic, Lunar Mist ext., Stone leather int. Stock #V9404A


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Sales Rep and Accountants. 1 Year experience Required. Includes benefits and Salary, Interested applicants should send resume to m

RCA Shelf Radio Model RS2640 Remote +Manual, Excellent Cond. Call Pete 970.390.1331

2005 Nissan X-Terra 4x4, Power options Wont last! #P3270

AWD, Power plus more P3276

2002 Chevy Cavalier LS Coupe, P227A, 2.2L, Manual, $6,394

Well equipped, one owner, clean carfax

2009 Nissan Pathfinder

AWD, 1K mi, one of a kind! #P3297

Moonroof, p. seat & more! #P3286

why pay more? P3275

Low Miles, Low payments P3361 $15,988

2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE Position Available in an upbeat professional salon. Located in Eagle-Vail. Please call or stop by and ask for

You have to see! #P3274A

1.8L I-4cyl 4dr Hatchback, Automatic, Frosty wht ext., Graphite int Stock #P5207


2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 5 Spd, A/C, Loaded

showroom condition P3280

You have to see! #P3274A

2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT

SUV, P5219 3.4L V-6cyl, 4 door, SUV, Meander Green, Automatic

2007 Nissan Maxima Tower, Wedge, Stereo, Bimini Top, 3 way heater, Perfect Pass Fully Loaded, White w/Black Trim, Cover Incl. Black Tandem Axle Extreme Trailer Incl. Boat was just serviced and ready for Summer! Only 200 hours. Call Tim, 970.390.7303

21k mi, Loaded w/extras, #P3284

52K mi, Priced to sell! #P3294

Low mi., Low mo. payment! P3282 $15988


power options, wont last P3270

2008 Hyundai Elantra Sedan P5220, 2.0L I-4cyl, 4 door, Quicksilver,

Saturday, June 6, 2009 2004 Saturn Ion 1 Sedan, K4570A, 2.2L, Auto $8,995

3.5L V-6 4dr Van, Automatic, Polar white ext, Tan int Stock #K4546A

2Br, 2Ba sunny & remodeled Furnished with BR & Kitchen supply. W/D. NS, NP, cable. Available now, 1st, last & Security Deposit

Own bedroom and bath. Like a mini studio. Available June 1st

1 Bedroom apt on bus route. NS/NP. W/D and small storage space. No more than 2 people, includes 2 parking spaces. call Scott or Amy 970.476.0450

P5222, 2.0L, Infra-Red, 4 door Sedan,

2007 Audi A4

2.0T Sedan, V9243A, 2.0L, I-4cyl, Light Sliver, 4 door Sedan,

2.4L I-4cyl 4dr Sedan, Automatic, Bright Silver ext, Stock #V9341A

3Br, 2Ba, wood floors, vaulted Ceilings, open floor plan, deck, close to lifts, 2 weeks free, part-furnished, pet neg.

4 bd, 3.5ba, Exquisite! Huge Decks, superior updgraded “green” finishes, 360 mtn views, MUST SEE! Pets Considered, Available now!


2Bd, 2Ba, Furnished Condo. Corner unit, morning light with view of Golf Course, underground parking, Pool & Hot Tub, W/D, Util Incl., NP

5.2L V-8 2dr Club Cab, Automatic, 4x4, Merlot ext., Gray int., Stock #K4345A 3 Bd, 3ba very Spacious Wildridge Townhome. 1 car garage. Partially furnished. Avail 7/1, NS/NP

Manual, Certified, 40+

2.0L V-6 4dr SUV, Manual, Vintage gold ext, Gray int Stock #V9256A

Call Marybeth 970.390.3913

3Bd, 3Ba Spectacular mountain and River Views by Beaver Creek Entrance. Fully Furnished,

2.0L I-4cyl 4dr Sedan, Quicksilver exterior Stock #P5220

SUV, P5181, 2.4L I-4cyl, 4 door, SUV, Dark Gray, Automatic

2.5L I-5cyl Hatchback, Manual, United gray ext. Stock #P5195 888.279.1445

2008 Chevrolet Impala LT

6.5 acres, 1947 Hunting Cabin. 2Bd, 2Ba $1100/month 1 Bd apartment $800/month

Studio unit, 1 room with small refrigerator, cook top & sink w/ private entrance. Pets possible, includes utilities. 6-12 month lease.

P5202, Automatic, Limited Time only 888.279.1445

3Bd, Furnished, W/D, NP. Top Floor on River at Sunridge. May to Nov. lease. Deposit and First month to move in.

3Bd, 1.5 Ba, 2 car grg, 10 min to Beaver Creek, features privacy and views. Vaulted ceilings soar 20 ft. with timber frame construction and massive log posts. Open kitchen w/ island and breakfast nook, plus formal living and dining. call 970.949.7049

call 917.557.0473

call 970.376.5493

Large 1BR 1Ba, living room, dining room, & kitchen with private ectrance. Pets possible, rent includes utilities. 6-12 month lease.

Private bedroom & bath in SF home avail now. Renter will share laundry & kitchen facilities. N/P N/S, refrigerator provided. Great views from deck. 1st month & security upfront.

3 Bd, 2.5Ba great townhome in Wildridge. 2 car garage, wood stove, great views on 3 back decks. 4-6 mon or 12 mon lease.

1st mon + 1 mon Sec Dep call 970.390.2021

1 Bedroom + Loft & shared Bathroom. NP/NS. Lease length flexible / inclusive gym membership 970.445.7465

2 Large Bedrooms, share newly remodeled bathroom, W/D D/W, lots of storage, NP, NS

U/F 3Bd, 2 Ba, 1 car garage $1800/month

2 bedroom townhome on the river. Furnished and on the bus route.

2Br plus SLEEPING LOFT, 2.5 Ba, 1 car garage, W/D, Furnished, ON Cul-De-Sac, Great Yard, NS, NP. Great Home, Great Quality of Life! Dauphinais Real Estate

Near school on quiet cul-desac, 4Bd 3.5Ba, oversized 2 car garage w/basement, nice finishes, deck & backyard, , Plenty of storage.

Call 970.390.2021

Single Family Home, 4BR 3Ba, 2 car garage. Corner Lot, Nice Yard.

Totally remodeled. Spacious 2-3 Bd + loft office w/skylights. 2Ba steam showers, gourmet kitchen. Fenced yard, garage, deck, fireplace, W/D. Pet possible, NS. $2400/mo + partial utilites. 6mo- 1 lease.


3Bd/2.5Ba Duplex with huge garage, nice yard, rec room, shop, , NS, pets w/app $2300/mo + utils Available 7/1

SF - U/F 3Bd, large loft, 1 car garage $2500/mon. SF - Furnished 4 Bd, 3.5Ba, 2 car garage $4000/mon. Includes all utilities

2Br, 2Ba condo in The Reserve. W/D, gas fireplace, large closets, lots of storage, deck overlooking the river. Pool club included. Pets?? Yearly lease.

Unique 3 Bd, 2Ba on acreage in the middle of town. Near schools, rec center & town offices. Lots of privacy. Huge garage. Must have references.

For Rent

2 Bed, 2Bath condo $1500/month 3 Bed, 3 Bath $1800/month Studio Apartment on Nottingham Lake, Top Level, 1 Year Lease, Recently Remodeled, WD, NS, NP.

Own 1BR, own bath, cats possible, NS, no illegal drugs, month to month rent.

Secluded 2Bd, 2Ba Home. W/D NS. Lots of Parking. Large Deck. Avail 7/1

Call Barbara 970.280.5200

NEED CHEAPER RENT? 8,000 sq ft sf home. 35 acres, very private, security gate, horse pasture & riding arena. Lease with option

Call 970.390.3802

2.0L I-4cyl 4dr SUV, Manual, Green ext., Beige int., Stock #K4547A

Remodeled 2 Bd, 1 Ba, located across from Avon Elem. School. NP, NS, New SS Kitchen appliances, 2 parking spots.

1Bd, 1Ba Lock off w/Kitchenette 2 Walk-in closets, W/D, cable and utilities included. Fully Furnished. NP/NS. 1st month & Deposit

Nice 3BR 3Ba single family home with 3 car garage on 11 acres. Horses allowed. 6-12 month lease.

Lock off Bedroom, den, bath, partial kitchen, furnished

Sedan, P5184, 3.5L V-6cyl, 4 door Sedan, Silverstone, Automatic

2.7L V-6 4dr Wagon, Automatic, Silver ext., Dk/lt slate gray int., Stock #P5209

Studio Lock off, full bath, Walk-in closet, W/D, reserved outdoor parking, Homestead club membership included, gas, water, electric, cable included. Walking distance to everything in Edwards.

Call 773.908.0801

2008 Chevrolet HHR LT

3Br, part-furnished, underground parking

Lease Neg. Call 970.376.4510

2.5L I-5cyl. 4 dr hatchback, Manual, Shadow Blue ext., Pure Beige int., Stock #V9253B


2007 Ford Focus Sedan

2006 Volkswagon Jetta

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Month to Month, includes utilities. 3Br/2Ba townhome. N/S, N/P, W/D $2,000/ month + deposit Call Jeff 970-390-1947

Edwards, $600/month, share utilities, first/last. Bus route, washer/dryer. NSNP

Move to Megaspace Warehouses in Gypsum. 1,0001,500 sf 14’OH door with heat & electricity. 1 year lease from $600/month Megaspace Warehouses 970-390-6070


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Saturday, June 6, 2009 2BR 2Ba, fireplace, garage. N/S Pets considered pool and hot tub, furnishings optional

1 Bedroom Apt , Furnished, NP, NS. Terms Neg.

1/2 hour drive to Minturn. Paradise Found! 2Bd/2Ba close to trails with seasonal stream. Lease until Oct. 31 or 1year. Dog OK with approval.

3 Bd, 3.5 Ba + Loft, Furnished, bus stop, decks, FP, Garage, W/D, VIEWS!

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2Br/ Loft, 1Ba, 5 acres on Eagle River, Horses considered, Pets OK, Generous Parking, NS, W/DH/U, Great Quality of Life. $1300/month + utilities Dauphinais Real Estate

Studio unit, full size refrigerator, cook top and sink w/ private entrance. Pets welcome. Includes utilities.

Beautiful 3Bd, avail mid June for summer of for long term rental. Convient, walk to everything, beautiful pool, great views. Sorry, no pets.

2 Bedroom Condos available 6/1 thru 11/30 Fully Furn and equipped. 1-6 mon possible, starting at Call 970.476.4262, Greg or Gail

Saturday June 6, 11-2pm 261 Black Bear, Cotton Ranch $499,900 Colorado Mountain Properties Bob New 970-390-3336 1 Bedroom Condos available 6/1 thru 11/30 Fully Furn and equipped. 1-6 mon possible, starting at

Cozy Condo with great views fo BC slopes. 3Bd, 3Ba in Stone Creek Villas. A Must See!

$749,900 Liz Leeds


802 Beard Creek Trail. Modern mountain luxury. 5BR, multiple stone verandas, fire pit, large rec room, wine cellar, elevator, & gorgeous views from every room.

802 Beard Creek Trail $4,675,000 Suzi Apple


Call 970.476.4262, Greg or Gail

Saturday June 6, 1-4pm 2475 Old Trail Wildridge $699,000 Prudential Colorado Properties Terry Nolan 970-471-2210

Spacious, well-located 3Bd/3Ba TH Dramatic Beaver Creek views. End unit home with vaulted ceilings, renovated kitchen and baths, oversized bedrooms, new windows, and 2 car garage.

180 Nottingham Rd. $599,000 Terry Nolan


11,026 sf masterpiece, insp by romantic style found in Italian mtn villages. Stone terraces overlooking Spring Creek, 2 acres of open space, unrivaled outdoor living.


Beautiful Mtn contemporary home. 3Bd, 3.5Ba, 2 car grg. Great Views and privacy. 3 story home. Year Lease.

Efficiency apt, funrnished, Deposit & Lease neg., ideal for Single tenant, W/D, NP

Call 970.949.7049

Clean 3BR 1.5Ba, Furnished,Util., WiFi, FP, NP, WD, NS, Week, month, Year 970.331.5422

Lock-off in New Home 1Br=$600, 2Br=$1300, 3Br=$1950 Fully Furnished. Kitchen, Laundry, Rec Room. Immaculate & Private. 2 Minutes to Bus. Seeking Clean, Quiet Professionals. Absolutely NP/ NS. Temporary or Short-term OK.

527 sq ft open office available on month to month basis, or 1-6 month lease. Desirable location.

3Bd/3.5Ba/2 car garage Nice mtn contemporary home w/vaulted ceilings & mtn views. $3300/month full house $2300/month 2/3 of house 970-949-7049

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Open House Executive quality home in Singletree. 3BR 2.5Ba, living room w/ FP, dining room, fam room, breakfast nook. Great flr plan, hardwood floors, granite countertops, W/D, 2 car gar, master bath, jacuzzi, unfurnished, NP NS. Avail June 1 1st, last, & security deposit.

Buy, Sell, Rent, or Find

Settlers Lodge Unit 203. Sunny, south facing 3BR condo in the heart of Bachelors Gulch mountain. Lowest price/sq ft condo in Bachelor Gulch.

Settlers Lodge Unit 203 $1,750,000 Suzi Apple


1848 Beard Creek Trail. This 4BR 4.5Ba home is located in Seven Eagles. Lowest priced in per sq ft in CVC.

Up to 2,400sq ft, available immediately, professional office space.

Office in Riverwalk, semi-private, Furnished, utilities included call 970.926.7060

Buffalo Park Unit 13. 3BR 2.5Ba, ski-in/ ski-out condo w/large master suite, spacious deck, underground parking, & Alpine Club Membership Option.

Buffalo Park Unit 13 $1,345,500 Suzi Apple


2195 Cresta Rd. Magnificent 7BD ski-in/ ski-out estate. Over 13,700 sq ft, 12 fireplaces, outdoor & indoor waterfalls & stone grotto spa.

2195 Cresta Rd. $11,900,000 Suzi Apple


Bear Paw 204B. 3BR 3Ba ski-in/ski-out condo. Huge enclosed patio, new furnishings & electronics.

Lot for sale. Scenic 2 acre lot w/ Gore Range views and a pond!



Bear Paw 204B $2,300,000 Suzi Apple

5 Bd, 5Ba, gorgeous kitchen and hearth room, large family room w/ wet bar, unparalleled views.

83 Norgaad Way $375,000 Liz Leeds

Main floor living in Cotton Ranch. 4BR + den, 2 car garage. Close to schools!

233 Timberwolf $440,000 Liz Leeds

1848 Beard Creek Trail $1,400,000 Suzi Apple

3 Sanctuary Lane $2,495,000 Suzi Apple

Denver Country Club Graceful beauty with historical features and today’s amenities.

615 Riford - Ridgeview Apts $1,650,000 Team Black Bear

Riverfront park in Lower Downtown. Exceptional value for the discerning buyer. 2100 16th Street #210 $319,000 Susan Matthews

Large 5BR w/ large eat-in kit. Located on 2 acres of land. Multi-level Trex deck. Minutes from dntwn Eagle. Lowest horse prop in Eagle.

Great value between Eagle Ranch & downtown Eagle! 3BR + den, w/ functional floorplan, granite counters, hdwd floors, gas FP, 1 car gar. Low dues!

Everything about it will wow you! 6,500+/- sf, 4BR 5.5Ba, gourmet kit, offices, media rm, wine cellar, exercise rm, 4+ car gar on 1.5 easy care acres.

6.69 acres with creek flowing through the property. Cute log home, artisan’s shop, new roof, sauna, private & quiet.



50 Spring Creek $9,500,000 Suzi Apple




970.331.1806 970.393.3191 Ken Rue




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6,200+ sf. Beautiful 4BR 3.5Ba high end home + a large 1BR 1Ba guest suite & 1,895 sf of unfinished basement. Vaulted ceilings, granite, stainless...

Only $499,900 Bob New


Cherry Creek North Unrivaled address... 2BR 3Ba 191 Clayton Lane #304 $1,095,000 Susan Matthews


Multi-family project with 47 rental units on 3.8+/- acres in booming area of CO. Seller’s figures show apx 9% cap rate. 100% occupied.


1301 Fulfort Ct. $519,000 Dari Laidman



510 Brush Creek Terrace $399,000 Doug Schwartz


130 Gaylord Street $1,975,000 Susan Matthews


2800 Rule Ranch Road $1,950,000 Suzi Gartner

Crestmoor Park Specatcular blend of premium finishes... Main floor master and 3BR suites on 2nd floor

119 Krameria Street $1,995,000 Susan Matthews


$399,000 Mike Devins, GRI, ABR, RSPS

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Management Group

Beautiful Duplex in Aidan’s Meadow. 4br, 4Ba 3306 sf., Great views, fantastic high end finishes, fireplace, 2 car grg, high ceilings, finished basement +loft, built in 2006, Appraised for $615k in 2007

3BR 2.5Ba townhome. 1 block to theatre, restaurants, shops, fitness center. Upgraded finishes, fenced backyard w/ patio, master BR suit w/lg deck, attached gar. High ceilings, lots of light, granite & tile. Co-op w/ borkers.


FSBO 970.471.9259

Complete Property & Vendor Services

Jeremy Bowman 970-566-3214

Nice 2BR 2.5Ba, 1,472 sq ft townhome. Backs to National Forest Trails. Southern exposure & views. Easy I-70 access. Oak, slab granite.

Immaculate riverside condo with 2bd/ 2ba + Garage. Get up to 5% fo purchase price to use towards down payment + $8000 Tax credit

$425,000 Dean Johnson Management Denis Johnson

Villas at Brett Ranch $339,900

137 Main St. Commercial office space w/ wet bar, coffee room, full kitchen, & gorgeous finishes.

Four acre horse property w/ irrigation water, adjacent to public land. New 4BR + Office, 3Ba, 3 car garage home with office & satillo tile.



709 Edwards Village Blvd. New 3BR 3Ba SF homes. Featuring Lake Creek views, hardwood floors, stone FPs, & large covered deck.

709 Edwards Village Blvd $865,000 Suzi Apple


505 Lark Sparrow Lane. Wrap around deck, gourmet kitchen, great views, 4BR & much more!

505 Lark Sparrow Lane $2,750,000 Keith Thompson



The Reserve G102. Great 2BR 2Ba condo, walk out to the pool and river! Great location for the price!

The Reserve G102 $409,000 Judd Babcock

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36809 Highway 6, .45 acre lot on the 12th fairway of CCR. Views of Castle Peak, Back Bowls, & Eagle River provide the ultimate setting.

36809 Highway 6 $675,000 Suzi Apple

2BR 2Ba top flr condo. Very well maintained. Oversized & attached 1 car gar. Fully upgraded w/ hdwd flrs, new paint & lighting, pool, hot tub, heat incl. Disc if sold w/o real estate agent. FSBO

$749,500 Henri Stone


Explosive mtn views, close to town. This well-kept 6BR SF home is 3,700+ sf & situated among aspen & pine. Lg garage & storage. Owners motivated, close 6/22. FHA, VA, & other avail.

MOTIVATED! $329,000 David Whitman

970.390.1229 6 Bd, 5.5 Ba. Gourmet Kitchen. Exquisite finishes throughout. Covered patio with views of ski slopes

160 Morgan Drive $1,950,000 Dari Laidman


Beautiful Home with mature landscaping, 5Bd + office, large rec room, walkout basement, lots of storage, wood floors, granite counters, Jacuzzi Tub in master suite


Tony Petruccione


Sunny 2 story loft! Seller to pay Buyer’s Condo fees for a year! You’ll love walking along the river & enjoying local amenities.

Quartz Building #210 $535,000 Sandra Kelly


186 Brett Trail South. Beautifully furnished new home in 1.04 acres features 4BR suites, a pond and fishing to Lake Creek.

3 bd, 2 Ba - 1560 SF top of the line home on 87 x 77 city lot. Vast number of upgrades

Chatfield Corners $334,900 Jim Mallas

425 Placer Court $165,000 Larry McDonald

Juniper Trail. Everything is huge but the price! Incredible Red Sky custom homes for under $1M! Homes on beautiful lots in a gated community.

5BR masterpiece w/exquisite detailing, unrivaled outdoor living, sumptuous master suite & breathtaking views.


Juniper Trail $998,750 Suzi Apple



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723 June Creek Rd $850,000 Mark Grimaldi


3BR 2.5Ba duplex in Chatfield Corners. 2 car garage, A/C, lots of upgrades from developer.


Jay Raiola

Country Club living at it’s finest w/ a great price! Large 4Bd/3.5Ba well maintained charmer, low maintance yard, w/plenty of storage!

Check out this clean, neat, and comfortable 3 bedroom, sunny, south facing townhome. View interior at:

186 Brett Trail South $1,900,000 Suzi Apple

$585,000 FSBO 970.376.0061

Ski Home on Minturn Mile & walk to town for World Famous Margaritas. Great Investment Potential for Redevelopment or Rental. 332 Taylor Ave, Minturn


$357,000 Amanda Lieb



137 Main St. $525,000 Suzi Apple

Check out this clean, neat, and comfortable 3 bedroom, sunny, south facing townhome. View interior at:

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3BR 2Ba home in the heart of Singletree. Granite coutertops, new carpeting, & incredible views across the valley.

1121 Berry Creek Rd. $619,000 Judd Babcock





190 Aspen Bluff $5,500,000 Suzi Apple


Wonderful views of Vail Mountain from the SF home. 4/5Bd 6Ba, newly remodeled.

786 Potato Patch Drive $4,125,000 Liz Leeds





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Op Single family home with views of Gore Range. Additional square footage could be added. Priced to Sell!

$6,800,000 224 Forest Road Liz Leeds


Own on Forest Rd! Ski-in via Bear Tree. Lovely sf home w/ views of Gore Range & Red Mtn. Expansion possibilities.

224 Forest Rd. $7,150,000 Liz Leeds


Luxury & privacy on the Vail Golf Course, sf home w/ Gore Range views. Tucked on a priv cul-de-sac w/ vaulted ceilings & lots of natural light.

1100 Hornsilver $5,595,000 Liz Leeds


Spacious, sunny 6 Bed/4 bath Duplex. Kitchen features cherry cabinets, slab granite coutertops, and hickory floors. Lower level has rough-ins for kitchenette and could be a 1 bed rental!

$699,500 Terry Nolan


Pre-construction townhomes. Quality designed 4-plexes, 3 Bd, 2.5 Ba and 2 car garage. Units are just under 2,000 sq.ft. and have gorgeous views. Expected completion June 2010, Brokers welcome


Mike Dantas 970.376.5444


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Saturday, June 6, 2009

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New Style, New Taste Same Old Favorites Featuring: Billyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Blazing Bloodies

Brunch in the Sun with The Harry Baxter Band 11am-3pm


he Wolcott Yacht Club is under new local ownership, so stop by and try our affordable menu with some old favorites and some new ones that are sure to become just that.

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Never Too Late Locker Storage Available for 2009/2010 Winter Season

Locker storage available for skis & snowboards Store 4 skis or snowboards/Store 4 sets of boots Boot Dry System in every locker 4UBUFPGUIFBSUUVOJOHt#FTU5VOFTJOUIF7BMMFZ

SKI VALET A full service repair & storage shop

Call or 476-7770 â&#x20AC;˘ Daily, Weekly and Monthly Locker Rates Available  

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