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Hunting is a privilege Big game hunters wait years for Colorado DOW licenses By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer It took more than seven years of waiting, but hunter Eric Wardell finally achieved his goal. Just after the sun rose on a recent morning, Wardell and a friend were up near the Grand Traverse, the highest of those signature jagged rocks you can see from many spots in Vail, including Interstate 70. He spotted a mountain goat high on the rocky slope above him through his rifle scope and shot it. Next came the hard part — Wardell and his friend hiked up the rocky slope, cut up the meat, separated it into two backpacks and hiked out in the Bighorn drainage of the Eagle’s Nest Wilderness, which ends in a small parking lot in East Vail. Wardell made goat soup for his family that night as he finished packaging up the meat. He plans to make the furry hide into a rug. He went in to the Glenwood Springs Division of Wildlife office to have testing done on the animal and filled out a questionnaire. “I love hunting. It’s great — that feeling of bringing in your own meat

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from start to finish,” Wardell said. “I love going in the Gore, because I can. That’s our backyard and some people will never see that.” Bears, mountain lion and bighorn sheep When folks in Colorado think of big game hunting, they usually think of elk and deer, mainly because of the huge populations of each in the state, said Randy Hampton, a Colorado Division of Wildlife spokesman in Grand Junction. But the wildlife management department also handles licenses for antelope, bears, bighorn sheep, deer, moose and mountain lions. Valley locals Berne and John Krueger had been applying for a tag to hunt bighorn sheep for the last six years. They finally got the appropriate license and bagged one this year; The Mountaineer will have their personal account of the accomplishment in a story next week. “People wait years for licenses, because the (goat) population is relatively small,” Hampton said. “Hunting is minorly controversial to some elements, but it’s broadly accepted.” Because the division is not funded [See BIG GAME HUNTING, page 22]

Dobson Arena hosts cagefighting event tonight By Geoff Mintz Special to the Mountaineer

Dobson ice area in Vail is hosting the Valley’s first mixed martial art (MMA) cagefight tonight, presented by Prime MMA Championships. “It’s going to be a awesome show!” Promoter Dave Smith says, “We’ve got a great fight card with 3 professional bouts and 9 amateur bouts.” He says he brought the event to Vail because there has always been a great turnA man under investigation in a terror- out for boxing events in the past. With ism probe in New York and Denver has the growing popularity of MMA, which [See THE UPDATE, pages 10-11] has surpassed boxing in terms of national

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‘We legalized it, that’s why’ Voter approved Amendment 20 opened the door to pot shops By Randy Wyrick Mountaineer Staff Writer Colorado voters essentially legalized pot when they amended the state Constitution to allow medical marijuana, said the regional DEA director. But as marijuana stores pop up, so do citizens pushing back. “What I love is that people are starting to get it,” said Jeff Sweetin, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Rocky Mountain Division. The four-state region covers Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Montana. Sweetin deals with marijuana all day every day, and says, “Medical marijuana is an oxymoron. There’s either medicine, or there’s marijuana, but both are not found in the same substance.” Sweetin also claims to have seen a lot of evidence that has helped him reach these conclusions. “Everything we see says there’s no medical purpose for marijuana, and we see everything,” Sweetin said. It’s money that matters Because people will buy it, marijuana stores are popping up like the pot plants they harvest and sell. To buy it, all you need is a note from a doctor, which is surprisingly easy to obtain. Doctors moving the marijuana trade write “recommendations,” not prescriptions. Those recommendations fall outside federal regulations, making quality control impossible, Sweetin said. A doctor set up shop in an Avon motel to sell recommendations for $275 each. His appointment book was filled. A Denver doctor wrote 200 recommendations in one day. At $250 for each one, that day’s take-home pay was $50,000. You also have to pay a $90 fee to the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Then you can buy marijuana for $440 an ounce from one marijuana retailer we found, roughly the same price you’d pay from your friendly neighborhood dope dealer. You receive it the same way, as well: the familiar rolled up plastic sandwitch baggy. Organized crime syndicates with ties to Mexico and South America provide much of the marijuana sold in Colorado’s marijuana stores, Sweetin said. “It comes from the people who are trying to kill my agents,” he said. “Doctors tell me no self-respecting doctor would write a recommendation for medical marijuana.” Possessing marijuana is still a federal crime, but no physicians have experienced federal reprisals, said Mark Salley, communications director with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Shortly after his appointment by president Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder said the federal government would no longer seek out and prosecute federal cases involving medical marijuana.

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Medical Marijuana Registry Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Registry was last updated on June 30, 2009, before a judge’s ruling opened the door for the marijuana stores popping up all over the state. According to Registry statistics: • 10,795 new patient applications have been received to date since the registry began operating in June 2001. Twenty-nine (29) applications have been denied, 18 cards have been revoked, 199 patients have died, and 1,631 cards have expired, bringing the total number of patients who currently possess valid Registry ID cards to 8,918. • Seventy-two percent of approved applicants are male. • The average age of all patients is 41. Currently 5 patients are minors (under the age of 18). • Fifty-one percent of patients reside in the Denver-metro and Boulder area, where the bulk of the state’s population resides. • Patients on the Registry represent all the debilitating conditions covered under Amendment 20. Severe pain is a reported condition for 89 percent of all registrants; muscle spasms are the second-most reported condition at 26 percent. • Sixty-five percent of patients have designated a primary caregiver (someone who has significant responsibility for managing the patient’s care). • More than 800 different physicians have signed for patients in Colorado. Seventy-five percent were signed by 15 doctors. Doctor’s named are not listed on the registry, but one signed 2,797 medical marijuana recommendations. The second highest signed 1,003 recommendations. Source: Colorado Department of Health and Environment

In November 2000, Colorado voters approved Amendment 20, allowing medical marijuana to be sold in the state. Marijuana distributors were limited to five patients each. But last summer a judge threw out that five-patient limit, paving the way for the stores popping up all over the state. Just weeks ago, advocates tried to add four afflictions for which marijuana could be recommended, including Parkinson’s, bipolar disorder and anxiety. They were all denied by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Advocates sold it to voters as a way to ease the burden on law enforcement, Sweetin said. They sold the story that cops kick in the door and bust some poor guy who’s smoking pot in his basement, then asserted that cops should have more important things to do. “That’s a lie. If we never saw another marijuana plant, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine would keep us plenty busy,” Sweetin said. “I’ve never seen a guy in jail because he smoked marijuana. “I’m constantly told our jails are full of people who were using drugs,” Sweetin said. “Our prisons are full of people who should be in prison.” As it becomes more legitimized and demand increases, it’s reasonable to assume that people are using it who wouldn’t have before. “Colorado should be very worried about this law,” Sweetin said. “We’ve created a state that’s wonderful place to be in the marijuana business.”

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By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer One of the biggest surprises of the 2008-2009 ski season is the fact that more skiers and snowboarders in the 50- to 60-year-old range tried to share their passes with their friends and got busted. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no longer just a teenager or a college kid,â&#x20AC;? said Municipal Judge Buck Allen. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It hits all age groups.â&#x20AC;? Close to 300 cases of deceptive use of a ski pass were reported for the 2008-2009 ski season on Vail Mountain, Allen said. Of those, 170 or so were prosecuted criminally, paying fines and facing jail time of up to 180 days. â&#x20AC;&#x153;One of the great urban legends is that you buy the pass and if youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not using it, somebody else can,â&#x20AC;? Allen said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The fact that thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a picture on it is a clue that maybe itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just for you.â&#x20AC;?

Allen said he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have exact statistics of how many of the cases were for older people, but that it was significant enough that he noticed the trend. The high price of single-day lift tickets may have contributed to the older folks being involved in the ski pass deception, he said. In addition, Vail Resorts bought new equipment last ski season that allowed lift operators to see the userâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s picture and name on handheld computer screens. The radio frequency technology includes new computer chips embedded in ski passes. From a fraud perspective, that helped workers ask skiers and snowboarders more biographical information if they werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t sure a userâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s picture matched his or her face. The new technology appears to make things go faster in the lift mazes. The collected data also shows skier and snowboarder patterns during the day as they take various lifts around the hill.

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Thursday, Sept. 24 in the parking lot of Alpine Bank in Eagle. Shredding services will be available from 11:00am until 3:00pm both days. No reservation is required. The shredding service is designed to help community members safely discard of unwanted documents containing sensitive personal information, such as old medical records, tax documents seven years and older, old bank statements, personal bills, credit card statements, etc. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re happy to provide this ser-

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Short-term rental plans strike Owners say property rights should not be legislated By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer A plan that may officially allow more short-term rentals in Avon has the tom-tom network going among area homeowners and Realtors. Many support the idea in the 20 or more Realtors who have sent comments to the town. But many of them also feel like their property rights should not be legislated. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I feel it is an ownerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s right to lease units on a short/ long-term basis as they deem fit, unless the condominium declarations prohibit such use,â&#x20AC;? said Darrell Cooter, owner of Vail Mountain Real Estate Inc., in a written comment to the town. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In addition, the timing of this enforcement of this ordinance is unbelievable due to our economic circumstances.â&#x20AC;? Vacationing skiers and snowboarders often rent condos instead of hotel rooms in town. Such rentals are allowed in certain downtown complexes like The Seasons and Chapel Square.

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Short-terming is mostly illegal in Avon But theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re illegal in many others, including Beaver Creek West, a 124-condominium complex that has its own business license and has paid probably millions of dollars in sales tax and lodging tax over the years, said Michael Bennett, general manager. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have no problem with having some regulatory process over short-term rentals,â&#x20AC;? Bennett said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think what (town officials) are reacting to is people who have complained about short-term activity in their neighborhood or their complex.â&#x20AC;? The town has not had the resources to ferret out every illegal rental over the years, said Becky Lawlor, a town spokeswoman. Even with staff constraints, however, the community development department sent about 50 letters last year to homeowners who are not in compliance, she said. Avonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s elected officials will discuss the short-term

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rental issue at a public meeting that starts at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Avon Town Hall, 1 Lake St. Go to the meeting to have your say on the matter. Local resistance? â&#x20AC;&#x153;For a lot of families, if thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not an affordable condo to stay in, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not going to make the trip, so the whole community could suffer,â&#x20AC;? said Carolyn Ford, who handles some short-term rentals in Avon. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s one of those situations that until people feel better about whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s happening nationally and locally, I think thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be a lot of resistance to enforcing this type or thing.â&#x20AC;? Michele Garner at Reach Destinations said she can see both sides of the argument about trying to regulate short-term rental use in Avon or anywhere else in Eagle County. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve read from a couple of people saying, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re sick and tired that they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even know who is in the hot tub next week, because every week it changes,â&#x20AC;? Garner said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a Catch-22.â&#x20AC;?

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Gallery 151 is just the latest in a string of businesses to open up on Minturnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Main Street. This art house is much more than paintings and other art, however. Owner Lael Engstrom also is running Gore Range Realty out of the 151 Main Street location, which she opened in July. Engstrom believes in doing her part to help out in the world, and the businesses she features in the gallery reflect that. She said she will donate a portion of any sale in the gallery to local nonprofit groups. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just think weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re little people doing little things to make a bigger difference,â&#x20AC;? Engstrom said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m a conduit for these artists to get their art out into the community.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Landscapes for Landâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sakeâ&#x20AC;? is the nonprofit project of artist Brianne Janes, who often paints in the gallery and out on the streets around town. Janes will give back 10 percent of her sales to a land group such as the Eagle Valley Land Trust, which buys land in Eagle County as part of its conservation efforts. In addition, Janes wants to document scenes around town. Recently, she has been working with some of the long-time locals in Minturn to paint the scenes they remember, most often with photographs that they bring her. Ranchers also have hired Janes to paint their ranch land. Documenting history through painting â&#x20AC;&#x153;My duty is to document history in a way before it changes,â&#x20AC;? Janes said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That goes along with the Minturn scenes and Red Cliffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Change is inevitable, (but) I can put it in an oil painting and document, it.â&#x20AC;? In addition to Janes, the gallery features paintings by Red Cliff artist Lin Janson-Will, photography by Victor Villarreal, who is also the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s planning director, and jewelry from the designer Sundee (who goes by one name). Jewelry and other beadwork from Tanzania also is for sale through Aid Tanzania, founded by local

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couple Tina Bump and Wantay ole Taretoy. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What a lot of people arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t aware of is the diversity and quality of talent in our community,â&#x20AC;? Engstrom said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s so refreshing to embrace the different types of talent here in Minturn, be it artists or entrepreneurs.â&#x20AC;? New business owners have gotten together in recent months to put together a â&#x20AC;&#x153;$5 Thursdaysâ&#x20AC;? weekly event where customers can get $5 food and drink items from participating restaurants and check out area stores like the gallery and the Uptown Store. Next week, the business owners are planning a community garage sale. For more information, contact Audrey DiSciascio at the Uptown Store: (970) 827-4199.

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Health care on a global scale Bookworm hosts author who sought health care abroad Tuesday

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As both political parties are mudslinging and vying for your vote on health care reform, how does someone who’s personally researched both sides of the debate from America to Osaka feel about Obamacare? Bestselling author and Washington Post Correspondent T.R. Reid, whose book “The Healing of America” focuses on health care in other countries, will be at the Bookworm in Edwards Tuesday to share his thoughts on the nation’s health care. “We are dedicated to bringing all sorts of publications to the public, but this one we feel is particularly timely seeing as how everyone is thinking about health care and health care reform,” said Besse Lynch, events and marketing coordinator at The Bookworm. “This is something that will resonate within the community.” “The Healing of America” lays bare the moral question at the heart of our troubled system, dissecting the misleading rhetoric surrounding the health care debate, and finds models around the world that Americans can borrow to guarantee health care for everybody who needs it, according to the Bookworm’s website. The book follows Reid as he seeks care for an aching shoulder in U.S., France, Germany, Japan, England, and even visits a clinic in India to compare apples to apples their approach to health care. The book signing and talk by Reid is hosted by the Vail Symposium, for which Reid is an alumni speaker, said Carrie Marsh, executive director. “We’re very excited to bring him back this year since there is such a big debate going on about health care,” said Marsh. “Everyone in the world is becoming very excited about health care, who knew?” On “The Healing of America,” Publishers Weekly says Reid “explores health-care systems around the world in an effort to understand why the U.S. remains the only first world nation to refuse its citizens univer-

Tuesday, 6 p.m. The Bookworm, 295 Main St., Edwards Bestselling author and journalist T.R. Reid will discuss his book, The Healing of America, which focuses on health care systems from Oslo to Osaka in contrast with America. This is a Vail Symposium event, but please call The Bookworm at 970-926-READ to reserve your space. Tickets are $20 and include wine and appetizers, with a portion of proceeds will be donated to The Vail Symposium.

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sal health care.” Reid will compare facts and flaws in our system at the event, as well as those overseas, said Marsh. “T.R. Reid is going to show us how health care works in our country as compared to Europe and beyond,” she said. “It’s important for us to talk about what we want our health care to look like regardless of what side were on. It’s an interesting way to for people in our community to learn about health care from the perspective of someone who’s researched it from both sides.” In his Washington Post article published Aug. 23, Reid uses his experience with health care in Europe to dispel myths circulating since health care reform became a hot button issue on the home front. “Given our remarkable medical assets -- the besteducated doctors and nurses, the most advanced hospitals, world-class research -- the United States could be, and should be, the best in the world,” Reid writes. “To get there, though, we have to be willing to learn some lessons about health-care administration from the other industrialized democracies.” This is a Vail Symposium event, but please call The Bookworm at 970-926-READ to reserve your space. The event starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include wine and appetizers, with a portion of proceeds will be donated to The Vail Symposium.

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Don’t you love walking along the edge of the river, listening to the flow and rapids, watching for minnows in a pool, seeing a trout jump out for a bug, and watching the mom and dad goose on the other side teaching their little guys how to swim, not to mention the tree just chewed down by a beaver. It is awesome. The Eagle River Watershed Council is the major waterways maintenance organization, and had their annual river clean up last Saturday. Hundreds of folk showed up to clean their area, both bankside and into the water. What a great project to clean the habitat of our creeks and rivers. The chief organizers were Joe Macy, (EVCF board member), Melissa Macdonald (ERWC executive director), and her assistant, Don Golden. Great job! Sponsors are vital, and we’d like to thank the following for their financial support: Vail Resorts 360; El Pomar Foundation; First Bank; St. Baldrick’s Foundation; 4 Eagle Ranch; Alpine Bank; Beaver Creek Mountain Dining; Beaver Creek Resort Company; CDOT; Cordillera Homeowners; East West Partners; KZYR; MRC Broadcasting; Resolution Graphics; Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate; Town of Eagle; Town of Vail; TV 8; Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa; Vail Daily; Vail Honeywagon; Alpine River Outfitters; Arrowhead Alpine Club; Community Banks of Colorado; Coors Tap the Rockies; Eagle Ranch; Eagle Valley Enterprise; Fly Fishing Outfitters; Loaded Joe’s; Moe’s BBQ; Timberline Tours; Town of Gypsum; Trout Unlimited; Vail Securities and Vail Rotary. What a wonderful group they are. Most of all, we really appreciate the organization of the team leaders, getting their teams together, and filling those orange bags!!! Following the wading, we had a great BBQ waiting at 4 Eagle Ranch, put on by Bob Moroney, Stew Hinton, and the members of the Arrowhead Alpine Club. Who could ask for anything more? What a great community event that sustains our beautiful environment! Sue Mott, Volunteer Coordinator

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Well, the 3rd Annual Potatopalooza is behind us and what a GREAT turnout! I would like to thank everyone for coming down to Eagle on Saturday. The music lineup downtown was phenomenal with entertainers like Jason Vigil, Rob Drabkin, and the Hillbilly Hellcats. The Samples concert in our town park was fantastic! They put on a great show for an incredibly enthusiastic crowd. I would like my sponsors which included The Town of Eagle, Century Tel, Alpine Bank, Eagle Valley Realty, Mountain Beverage, Monapolowa, NRC Broadcasting, the Vail Daily, KZYR/The Zephyr, Vail Mountaineer,

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I support the Hidden Gems wilderness proposal and I hope you will also. We are very fortunate that previous generations had the foresight to set aside our existing wilderness areas. We also must have the wisdom to enlarge that legacy for our children and grandchildren. The Hidden Gems proposal has gone through years of field-checking and stakeholder outreach. Major boundary adjustments have been made to accommodate the interests of mountain bikers, grazing and outfitter permit holders among many other potential users. The areas remaining in the proposal are very special places that deserve to be protected forever from the threats of road building, motorized vehicles, gas drilling and other extractive industries. I feel it is extremely important to protect these areas, which are mainly at the middle elevations. The “hidden gems” are “hidden” because most of them are off the beaten track from the popular high-elevation areas. Biologically they’re “gems” because they preserve some of our richest wildlife habitat. Our existing wilderness areas are a big part of our high quality of life. This in turn helps our economy to remain as strong as it is. Plus, they protect much of our best hunting and fishing lands, and contribute in numerous other ways to our recreation-based economy. Our local population continues to grow, and the pressure on our backcountry continues to increase. It is necessary to set aside these last best unprotected places before they’re lost forever. Louise von Dedenroth-Dendinger, Edwards

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Giving contraceptives to people in developing countries could help fight climate change by slowing population growth, experts said Friday. More than 200 million women worldwide want contraceptives, but donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have access to them, according to an editorial published in the British medical journal, Lancet. That results in 76 million unintended pregnancies every year. Experts believe that while normal population growth is unlikely to significantly increase global warming that overpopulation in developing countries could lead to increased demand for food and shelter, which could jeopardize the environment as it struggles with global warming.

Poles and Czechs voiced deep concern Friday at President Barack Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision to scrap a Bush-era missile defense shield planned for their countries. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Betrayal! The U.S. sold us to Russia and stabbed us in the back,â&#x20AC;? the Polish tabloid Fakt declared on its front page. Polish President Lech Kaczynski said he was concerned that Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new strategy leaves Poland in a dangerous â&#x20AC;&#x153;gray zoneâ&#x20AC;? between Western Europe and the old Soviet sphere. The Bush administrationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s missile defense plan would have been â&#x20AC;&#x153;a major step in preventing various disturbing trends in our region of the world,â&#x20AC;? Kaczynski said in a guest editorial in Fakt that also was carried on his presidential Web site. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he still sees a chance for Poles and Czechs to participate in the redesigned missile defense system. But that did not appear to calm nerves in Warsaw or Prague. Kaczynski expressed hopes that the U.S. will now offer Poland other forms of â&#x20AC;&#x153;strategic partnership.â&#x20AC;?

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California’s unemployment rate hit 12.2 percent in August, up from 11.9 percent in July, the Los Angeles Times reports. California ranks fourth in the national unemployment rate, preceded by Michigan, Nevada and Rhode Island. The California Economic Development Department reports California lost only 12,300 jobs last month, compared with 38,900 jobs in July. The Golden State lost 741,500 jobs over the last year. The jobless rates in California, Nevada and Rhode Island were the highest on records dating to 1976. California and Nevada have been slammed by the housing bust, while Rhode Island has lost thousands of manufacturing and government jobs in the past year. Still, California’s net loss of 12,000 jobs was down from 35,000 the previous month. From November 2008 through June, the state lost at least 65,000 jobs each month, said Jerry Nickelsburg, a senior economist with the Anderson Forecast at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Federer off and running at Davis Cup World No. 1, Roger Federer scored an easy victory 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 Friday over Simone Bolelli to give Switzerland a 2-0 lead against Italy in the Davis Cup playoffs. Playing four days after his five-set loss to Juan Martin del Potro in the U.S. Open final, Federer shook off two break points in the opening game and was never in trouble against the 64th-ranked Bolelli. Federer, who struggled with his serve in the U.S. Open final, had 10 aces to go with 35 winners. “With the jet lag and surfaces change and playing here in Italy away, I knew it was always going to be a tough match,” said Federer, who improved his Davis Cup record to 36-11. Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Andreas Seppi 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 in the first match on the red clay courts at the Valletta Cambiaso club. “We knew these were key matches, and that we were able to get both gives us a great opportunity on the weekend,” Federer said. Federer and Wawrinka, the Olympic champions, will face Fabio Fognini and Potito Starace in doubles on Saturday, with reverse singles scheduled for Sunday. The winner of the best-of-five series will return to the World Group next year.

64-year-old golfer makes 2 hole-in-ones in one round

In 1999, Golf Digest reported that the odds of any weekend hack making a hole-in-one to be around 1 in 12,750. In that same article, the magazine said that the odds of making two hole-in-ones in the same round were 1 in 9,222,500. Ruth Day, a 64-year-old retiree from northern England, accomplished the feat just last week. Day made two holes-in-one in the same round at Whitley Bay Golf Club, where she is a member. She made her first ace on the 149-yard third hole on Sept. 9. She added the second on the 161-yard 13th. The only players on the PGA Tour to record two hole-in-ones in

one round are Yusaku Miyazato in 2006 and Bill Whedon in 1955.

Minnesota blocks rowdy fans with breath test

The University of Minnesota has taken a radical step stopping problem drunks from entering their stadium. Students who get removed from a game for drunken rowdiness won’t be allowed back next time unless they pass an alcohol breath test at the gate. The new policy applies to the 10,000 student season-ticket holders. It is aimed primarily at fans who get blitzed at tailgate parties before entering the Golden Gophers’

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Juan Jose Cobo captures 19th stage of Spanish Vuelta The mountainous and rainy 19th stage of the Spanish Vuelta was won by Juan Jose Cobo of Spain on Friday. Alejandro Valverde retained the overall leaderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s jersey with two stages left. Cobo covered the 112-mile leg from Avila to La Granja in 4 hours, 37 minutes, 35 seconds. Valverde was second, two seconds behind, and Australian rider Cadel Evans was third in the same time. Cobo raced away from a pack of seven riders with just over a mile to go and stayed ahead until the finish.

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The grueling stage included three top-category climbs. Valverde leads Samuel Sanchez of Spain by 1:26 in the overall standings. Ivan Basso of Italy is third, 1:45 behind. Robert Gesink of Netherlands, who had been second overall behind Valverde, dropped to sixth place after finishing Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stage 4:44 behind Cobo. Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 20th stage is a 17-mile individual time trial in and around Toledo, just south of Madrid. The race finishes Sunday in the Spanish capital.

to compete in cyclingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s road race world championships next week, but have now been provisionally suspended. The UCI has told their national federations to remove the riders from the worlds Sept. 23-27 in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Their teammate on the Liberty Seguros squad, Isidro Nozal of

Spain, also failed a doping test for CERA. Nozal was runner-up in the 2003 Spanish Vuelta. All three were caught in out-ofcompetition tests taken in Portugal last month, days before the start of the 10-stage national race. They are banned until their federations hold disciplinary hearings.

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Glenwood Ender freestyle kayak event is next weekend Paddlers will compete in a fall freestyle kayaking event at Glenwood Springs’ acclaimed Whitewater Park on the Colorado River at the Midland Avenue Bridge Sunday, Sept. 27. Spectators are urged to come out and watch the exciting whitewater action as the Glenwood Ender caps another excellent boating season. In freestyle kayaking, the goal is to throw as many moves as possible in a 60 second time frame - the higher the degree of difficulty the better. Judges award points based on difficulty and variety. The more moves performed, the more points a competitor can accumulate. Tricks will be performed on the G-Wave at the Glenwood Whitewater Park, or on the “hole” in the river next to it. The Gear Exchange, Summit Canyon Mountaineering, Alpine Quest Sports, Aspen Valley Harley Davidson, City of Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Whitewater Events, Colorado Rocky Mountain School and the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association will sponsor the event. Registration on-site at the Midland Avenue Bridge on the Colorado River is from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., with a competitors’ meeting at 10:45 a.m. and competition

starting at 11:00 a.m. A $20.00 entry fee and bib deposit will be charged. For more information, e-mail Tyler Newton at tynewt@gmail.com, or call 970-618-8079.

Indoor co-ed volleyball signup underway Signup for the Vail Recreation District’s (VRD) indoor coed volleyball leagues is underway until Oct. 1 on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is available at the VRD administrative offices in Ford Park, online at vailrec.com, or by calling 479-2280. Payment is required at time of registration and players must be 18 years or older or have legal guardian consent to be eligible to play.

Indoor volleyball includes a four-person coed league and six-person coed league and will take place from 6:15 to 10:15 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 14 at Red Sandstone Elementary School. There is space available for 16 teams and costs are $230 per team or $200 for Vail resident teams. For more information, call VRD Sports Department at 479-2280 or 479-2279.

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Free Swiss Hot Dogs tomorrow! Hot dog hotties Kate and Simone stopped in to promote their big giveaway this weekend, FREE SWISS HOT DOGS! That’s right, the Valley’s most famous bockwurst is going to be given away free in Vail Village in honor of Oktoberfest and the last day of the Vail Farmer’s Market on Sunday. The giveaway is only going on while supplies last, and believe us, these babes attract plenty of attention to the booth. So get there early; the action starts at 10 a.m.

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Benefiting the Children’s Garden of Learning, Oktoberfest’s Fun Run is this Sunday, September 20 at 9 a.m. in Vail Village. Categories include a 10K, 5K walk/run and Kids’ 1K. Pre-register for just $20 for adults and $10 for kids at vailoktoberfest.com or call 970.476.6797 for more information. Come celebrate the finale of Vail Oktoberfest together for a worthy cause. Up front, number 51, is Valley racing regular Marlin Smickley. He’s already signed up for tomorrow’s race; you’ll have to be fast if you want to beat him!

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Minturn resident Henry Wurtele was at the recently opened Gallery 151 in Minturn looking at some of the unique and eclectic art found around the store. The gallery had wine and cheese for the newly inaugurated “$5 Thursdays in Minturn” so go check them out next Thursday, or any day.

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by taxpayer dollars, most of its revenue comes from hunting licenses, Hampton said. Goat licenses are $250 for state residents and $1,825 for non-residents.

‘Hunting is a privilege’ Mountain goats were reintroduced to Colorado in 1947 based on historical data that they lived in the state, Hampton said. In 2008, DOW officials handed out 10 mountain goat licenses in the Middle Park region mostly north of Vail and six were killed of the estimated 140 animals that live here. In total across the state, 228 licenses were issued and 167 goats were harvested last year. Wardell said he considers it a privilege to hunt, adding that he doesn’t think twice about turning in other hunters if they’re not following the rules. “Taking an animal’s life demands respect,” Wardell said. “I’m sorry to say that you hear the bad stories of guys who aren’t good hunters, that so-and-so shot this illegally, or shot more than one, and it’s sad.” The goat hunting season runs Sept. 8 through Oct. 8. It’s also muzzle-loading season right now for elk and deer.

Mountain goats were re-introduced to Colorado in 1947 based on historical data that indicated that they lived here previously. It usually takes years to get a permit to hunt them; the season this year opened Sept. 8 and runs through Oct. 8. Pictured here id Ted Archibeque with a mountain goat he shot in 2008.

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Couch, Dresser and 4 black bar stools Splendido in Beaver Creek is accepting applications for cooks and experienced pastry/baker assistant for the winter season. Please e-mail your resume or call to set up an interview. Call 970.845.7681

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an experienced Sales Associate with bookkeeping skills for our Edwards, CO Design Center location. Please send cover letter and resume to Ann Waller, Glenwood Springs Store Manager at: awaller@afwonline.com or call 970.928.9422

Affordable Pricing – $10 off ANY Repair – Visa & Mastercard Accepted

I have everything you need to furnish your retail space: Glass Cubicle and shelves, manequins, Bust Forms, Antique Hutches, Mirrors, Display Case, Hangers, Wall Standards to mix and match, pole and shelves, Antique Dressing Room Doors, and More... Call Mike 970.376.5651

Stratton Flats is looking for a part-time Sales administrator for their Gypsum sales center. Organization skills, customer service skills, Microsoft Office, excel and Publisher a MUST. Previous real estate and sales experience a plus. Bi-Lingual a plus. Please fax your resume to 970.524.0987 or call 970.524.5544

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Trolling motor: Motor Guide 40 lb. thrust, foot control, mounting bracket, call 970.376.5493

Fast and Snazzzy. Look good while driving this great ride. Only 76K miles, great condition, Rides like a Lazy Boy! Call Nikki 970.331.9919

4 Door, 2.4L, 4-Speed Automatic, 22,165 Miles, Stock #6596A $15,993 Emich Volkswagen 888-413-5024 www.emichvw.com

Blue wagon - Rocky Mountain Edition, Great condition, new windshield, new BF Goodrich tires, 4 extra winter wheels/ studs, 108K, service records, reg. 3K oil changes, Manual, permium sound system, 6 disc CD, heated seats-mirrors-windows, undercarriage guard, sturdy cargo mat. Drives great, solid, safe. 4 Door, 2.0L, 19,177 Miles, Stock #4773 $11,991

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All wheel drive, 4 door, 3.0L Auto Transmission, Grey Leather Interior, Heated Seats, Wood Grain Panels, CD Player, Sunroof, 63,000 miles, Includes 4 extra snow tires on rims.

Convertible, 2 Door, 2.4L, 4Speed Auto, 71,650 Miles, 9085 $8,991

Call 970.926.3436

2 Door, 2.0L, 59,235 Miles, #3323 $8,995 4 Door, 2.0L, Automatic w/ OD-Speed Tiptronic, 54,156 Miles, Stock #P5838

King Size Bed Frame from Scandanavian Designs, Dark wood, big four post bed ...real nice. Queen size natural wood bed frame from pottery barn ...also real nice.

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Call for Prices 2 Door, 3.4L, 6-Speed Manual, 71,320 Miles, Stock #P1097 $28,990

6 ft. bed with 5th wheel attachment and line-X bedliner. Mega-cab, grey leather/wood grain trim interior, black exterior heated seats, sunroof, navigation/on-star system, 6 disc changer, 5.9L auto, cold air intake system, 4 in. exhaust, chrome brush guard, great condition/well maintained. 90,000 miles.

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4x4 4L, Manual Trans., New Clutch, CD player, 72K miles, Dependable and Strong, Kelly Blue Book @ $9440 808.989.9156

4 Door, 2.5L, 4-Speed Automatic, 71,725 Miles Stock #6416 $7,991

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2.5L, Manual with OW Equipment, 78,858 Miles, #4352 $6,991 888-413-5024

Sunridge II, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, unfurnished, NS/NP

4 Door, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 45,037 Miles, Stock #P0355 $14,991 www.emichvw.com

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3 Bd, 3 Ba, Red Canyon Townhome. Stainless Appliances, Hardwood Floors, W/D, New Carpet. 1st Month and Deposit. NS/NP.

2BR 2Ba condo, 1 car garage & 1 parking space, NS/NP, First month, last month and deposit due at signing, Year lease preffered, but all negotiable

Mature professional woman, 25 years in Vail Valley, 8.5 years at current job, seeking quiet place to live, with wellbehaved older dog, between prefer own apartment or lockoff with kitchen. Light home care available, references and details upon request. Occupancy available immediately for the right place.

VR6, 2 Door, 2.8L, 5-Speed Manual, 84,187 Miles, Stock #6133 $8,991

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2.1L, 154,770 Miles, 8176 $5,991

Nifty 1 Bd on Eagle River. Furnished w/kitchenette. On Bus stop & Easy walk to Avon, Wal-Mart. Includes Utilities, TV & wireless internet. Sorry, no pets

2 Bd, 2Ba, Furnished, W/D, NS/NP. $1400/month

Mature 40 yr. resident looking for responsible individual to rent room in apt. Owner away Oct - April 15, winter lease with long term option. NP/NS (vegetarian nondrinker prefered) Good deal to the right person.

2 Door, 1.8L, 6-Speed Automatic, 57,885 Miles, Stock #5857 $14,991

970.328.1564

Remodeled 3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath golf course townhome, 2 living rooms, fireplaces, decks, and views.

973.768.3276

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

. Immaculate 2Bd, 2Ba, condo. South Facing to courtyard, covered patio, easy parking. Extra large storage closet. Walk to school, movies and rec center. W/D, NS call 970.390.0624

Buck Creek, on Lake, Partially Furnished, 3 Bedroom, 2 bath, underground parking, great views, NS/NP call 970.376.7225

Sunriver, 3 Bed, 2 Bath, Partially furnished on bus route, year round hot tub and pool in summertime. Utilities are extra. NS/NP

Furnished Studio, quiet golf course location. 1 person only, NS/NP, 1 year lease. Call 970.471.1960

Call 970.376.8085 mtnstyle@vail.net

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Riverwalk 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath. Washer/dryer, unfurnished, underground parking, 1 pet allowed Call 970.376.7225

Castle Peak Townhomes, 3Bd, 2.5 Ba, 2 Car Garage, Fully Furnished, NS/NP, Utilities not included, Gym Membership included, Long term preferred

Room w/Bath in 2Bd Condo at the Reserve on Eagle River. N/S N/P Pool Call 970.376.3715

keep 2 Bd/2Ba plus loft yourself Total Rent is $2000/month, prefer mature tenant, NS/NP, W/D, FP, End Unit, quiet top floor. Sunshine on all 4 sides. Heat and Cable Included Call Jackie 970.376.7376

Call 970.390.2402

European crafted cabin, two wooded acres on creek. Three bedroom, two bath. Wood burning FP. Beautifully furnished. 970.926.5692 970.390.2401

Beaver Bench Studio, furnished, on the Lake, Great views, NS/NP.

For Rent Eagle - Brush Creek 3 bd, 2.5 Ba, A/C, NS, pets OK with approval, Garage $2100/mo + Sec. Deposit Call 970.926.5570

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2 car garage, remodeled, Dog OK, Long term preferred.

Call 970.390.2402 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, unfurnished remodeled, 1 car garage, on bus route, Flexible Lease call 970.376.7225

Divide and Conquer: unfunished 3Bd/3Ba + small loft in quiet SUNDOWN. 1 Bd/Ba is a lockoff w/own entrance. Awesome 3Bd, 2.5 Ba endunit, Brush Creek Townhome with unfurnished basement. Garage, W/D, NS, Utilities Included.

Fantastic 1/2 Duplex - A Must see. Unfurnished, 3Bd, 3.5 Ba, Gigantic 2 3/4 Car Garage, 3 Covered Decks, Fenced Yard, W/D, Gas FP, HW Floors, Granite Slab, Stainless Appl., In Floor Gas Heat, Tons of Storage, Directly Across from Park, Vaulted Ceilings, Pets? N/S. Year Lease only. Call 970.949.4886

Available 1 bedroom with private bath, living room and fireplace.

Call 970.390.1446

2 Door, 2.0L, Contact for Mileage, 5281 $3,991

Apt. Lower Level of Home 2Bd, 1Ba, Kitchenette, W/D Partially Furnished, NS/NP (Small Dog OK). Flexible Lease. Available ASAP

Call 303.999.0131

3 Bd, 3Ba, Fully Furnished, Remodeled, underground parking, walk to ski lifts, restraunts, & post office. $2000 for 9/15 - 10/31 Optional Year Lease starting 11/1

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Very Nice 3Bd, 3Ba, Townhomes, Garage, A/C, Views, Granite, FP, Deck, W/D & More. NS/NP. 1st & Deposit $1775/mo w/Lease or ?

Lock-off studio apartment. Utilities Included. Available Oct. 1st. Between Vail and BC. Semi-Furnished with Kitchenette. Fireplace, W/D. Cable, bath, good storage, parking. Year Lease. NS/NP

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.

Call Matt 302.893.0703

888.413.5024

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Single Family, 3 Bd, 2 Ba, NS, pets negotiable.

Meadow Village Townhomes. 3 Bd, 3Ba, Remodeled, partially furnished, Gym membership included for 2 persons. NS/NP, Utilities not included. Long term lease preffered.

Call 970.390.5579

Newly remodeled 2 Bedroom, 2 bath Sunridge condo w/ washer & dryer. New kitchen, carpet, tile & bathrooms. No pets, no smoking. 1st month & Security Deposit

AWD 4 Door, 4.7L, 5-Speed Automatic, 74,078 Miles, Stock #4712 $10,991

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EFFICIENCY Bedroom, Bath, partial kitchen, private den use, NS/NP

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total of $2800 to move in. Lease negotiable.

Wildwood: Barracas, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, unfurnished, nice unit with 1 car garage. NS/NP call 970.376.7225

Nice 3BR, 3Ba, Single family home with 3 car garage on 11 acres. Horses allowed. 6-12 month lease. Call 970-390-1898

2 Bd, 2 Ba, Loft, Garage, Beautifully remodeled with new furnishings, No Smoking, Pets, Children. Available now thru March 714.771.3371

3 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath, (4 Bed Unit Also Available) Loft, 1 Car Garage, Fantastic End Triplex Unit, Completely Remodeled on Quiet Golf Course Location, Furnished, Decks, Fireplace, Pets, Vaulted Ceilings, W/D, Granite Slab Counter Tops Year Lease Only. Call for Details 970-949-4886.

Elk Meadows Townhomes 3 bedrooms, family/media room 2 half baths, 2 fireplaces, 2 car garage with lots of built in storage. Completely Remodeled with high end finishes. Year round hot tub and pool in the summertime. Pets considered. Call 970.390.2402


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3 Bd, 2.5 Ba, corner unit, 1 car garage, washer and dryer, wood burning stove, and deck. No pets and nonsmoking. Court club privileges. 1 year lease.

Patio entrance Studio, 1 Bd, 1Ba, next to golf course, kitchenette, Dog OK

Fabulous 5 Bd, 4Ba, Singletree home on the golf course, partially furnished, Hot Tub, NS, Pets Negotiable. 1st and last month required, Deposit can be paid over a few months. Call Sam 970.331.1519

Call 970.390.2654

Warehouse Space, several sizes available from 950 - 3158 sq. ft., large overhead doors, 1/2 bath with office space or for storage Executive 3 Bd, 2 Ba rental available for the ski season. Within walking distance of lift. View, pool, Jacuzzi, plenty of parking. NS/NP. 970.376.0705

Call 970.777.2724

Immaculate updated Riverwalk 2Bd, 1.5Ba condo. Furnished or unfurnished. Hardwood, plentiful underground parking, storage, W/D, walk to everything, on bus route. NS, Long term preferred. Call 720.291.9656

Room for rent, walks out onto the Eagle River. Washer Dryer, Private Bathroom. One other roommate, nice place, must see. Call 970.309.0117

Duplex, Beautiful views from the great room and Deck! 2014 sqft, 3Bd, 4Ba. Fenced yard with large Laundry. Newly painted, wood/carpet/ tile floors Beautiful mature trees. Quiet Neighbors, Single garage w/extra parking spots. Pets Nego. Partially furnished,

Large 2Bd, 2Ba, with huge covered patio, living room & bedroom overlooking creek! Completely remodeled with new textured walls, carpet & baths! New kitchen with stainless refrigerator & stove. New washer/dryer & dishwasher. Plenty of storage, on bus route, convenient to everything. Gas stove and heat. 970.476.6789

Large 2Bd, 2 Ba, Condo Available now. W/D, Master with own Private Bath, and Walk-in Closet. 2 assigned covered Parking Spaces. Private Fenced yard & covered Balcony. Some Utilies incl.

Chatfield Corners 3 Bd/2.5 Ba, Built in â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;07, spotless, all upgrades, fireplace central A/C, stainless, Hardwood, W/D, garage. Walk to schools.

2Bd/2.5Ba, Furnished, W/D. NS/NP, 1st, last, deposit, year lease.

1 Bd, 1 Ba, Furnished Intermountain Lock-off. Clean, Quiet, Free Bus, Reserved Parking 2 Cars. No Pets. No Smoking. Call 970.479.6417

Email: timcashin@earthlink.net Call 970.390.8462

Studio unit, 1 room with small refrigerator, cook top & sink w/ private entrance. Pets possible, includes utilities. 6-12 month lease. Call 970-390-1898

Short of Long term Townhome, 2 Master Bedrooms, 2.5 Ba, 4-6 Beds available, fully furnished, W/D, NS/NP, cable $ Wi-Fi. Call 970.471.0920 ghdgrowit@aol.com

Spacious 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with fireplace on private cul-de-sac. Two car garage plus extra storage building. Two decks with incredible views. All appliances included. Gas/ Electric/Water included. No smoking and no pets.

Beautiful top floor 1 bedroom condo on the bus route, walking distance to Lionshead. Great view of Vail Mountain.

970.343.0163

Elegant Highland Meadows home, 3Bd, 3.5Ba, 2 Car Garage. Fully Furnished Turn-Key. Private master suite with jacuzzi, and steam shower. Gourmet kitchen. Beautiful views. 6 or 12 month lease.

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2 Bd, 1 Ba, Fully Furnished, FP, DW, close to bus, NS/NP.

2Bd, 2 Ba, Like New, W/D, 2 carports, NS/NP $100 credit on 1st 2 months Call Diana 970.376.1202

Townhome 2Bd plus loft on golf course. FP, furnished, NP, New Kitchen, New baths, garage. Call 970.376.1202

Brookside 2 bed/2 bath, fireplace, underground parking, pool, and workout room. NS/NP. Utilities Included. Call 970.376.7225

Prime commercial space now available! Excellent rates, great location, easy access, large atrium, lots of parking, fitness center, private ski shuttle, on town bus route.

Open House Saturday Saturday 9/19, 2 - 5pm 58 Pike Circle Two River Village $309,000 Keller Williams Mtn. Properties Ken Rue 970-393-3191

Saturday 9/19, 10:30 - 1pm 559 Bluffs Dr. Eagle Price Reduced to $435,000 Keller Williams Mtn. Properties Ken Rue 970-393-3191

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Tired of working out of your house? Or are you paying too much rent in Avon or Edwards? Come to warmer quiet stress free Eagle. Commercial, retail, or Office space as low as . Great location on Chambers, just across the street from the court house.

call 970.376.7225

3 Bd, 2 Ba, Meadow Creek Townhome, Furnished, NS/NP. 2 Car parking close to bus stop.

1 Bedroom apt., NS/NP. Month-to-Month. $500 Deposit, Utilities Included.

Available Now - Luxury Condo, 1842 SF, 3Bd, 2.5Ba, on Eagle River. Garage, Unfurnished, absolutely no pets, no smokers. 1st, last, $1200 Deposit.

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Fully Furnished on creek, Adorable Unit

Must See! Call 970.476.5385

Home is available 10/1. Call 970-401-2041

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Executive Office, Studio, Showroom, Professional or Commercial Space, High End Finishes. Edwards Commercial Park 925 sf

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

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Fully Furnished. On bus route, Heat, water, cable included, electricity is extra. NS/NP Call 970.390.2402

SKY LEGEND AT COTTON RANCH. New, with 3 huge Bedrooms, all with walk-in closets, 2.5 Bath, 3 car garage, & 2 storage rooms, 180 degree views from Mesa. NP/NS, unfurnished.

Executive Office Space The Inn & Suites at Riverwalk. Unfurnished or Furnished. Call 970.926.5363

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Avon Center Office with Southwest Views. Call Tracy Bossow 970.688.4843 www.bossow.com

Call Channing 970.401.2150 or Email cvangoey@yahoo.com

2Bd, 2Ba, W/D, walk-in closet, upper level unit with 2 covered parking spaces. 1 month SecDep, NS/NP 1st Month Utilities paid.

call 970.376.7225

Prime office space located in the Chapel Square North Building. 7 work stations, 1 corner office, conference room, break/storage area and free underground parking. Fully wired for telephone/data. Call Mike Day 970.471.5701 or Email mike.day@me-engineers.com

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Where can you get 7 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, privacy, acreage and 3 living areas? Call today about this wonderful home that is only 14 miles off I-70, Easy to see.

$599,000 Debbie Darrough

970.390.2798

Great floor plan in Cotton Ranch! 2,722 sq ft w/3BR+ office, 2.75Ba, 3 car gar. Possible short sale, call agent for details.

175 Timberwolf Dr. $453,900 Ken Rue

970.393.3191 Liz Leeds 970.331.1806

This Unique and Exclusive 3 bd, 3.5Ba home features leaded glass windows, a wonderful Amdiga English Conservatory, stainless and granite kitchen, radiant infloor heat, large private, attached apt.

$1,100,000 FSBO, Brokers Welcome

970.376.5651

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

137 Main St. $525,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Nestled against a beautiful hillside and boasting magnificent views, this residence features an open floorplan, 5 Bedrooms, and is steps to world-class skiing and golf.

508 East Arrowhead Drive $1,995,000 Suzi Apple

580E Arrowhead Drive $1,995,000 Suzi Apple

Perfect Family Compound Overlooking pond. 6 Bed, 5.5 Bath, 5919 sqft. Designer finishes, 5 decks, 5 car garage.

One of CVC’s finest lots, this exquisite home boasts 6 bd suites, floor-to-ceiling windows, incredible patios, sweeping views, and includes adjacent 1.19-acre lot

970.376.5417

1425 Red Draw $1,950,000 Linda Doting

970.376.0860

Lots of Updates, Combined with the Fabulous Charm of 1908 740 Marion Street $1,050,000 Susan Matthews

303.388.7200

Unobstructed views! Nearly an acre lot! Open, bright floor plan! Huge detached garage! Rare 4 Bd, 3Ba, single family listing in South Forty. Enjoy country living just minutes away from everything in Edwards.

$995,000 Terry Nolan

970.471.2210

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

$749,500 Henri Stone

970.331.2804

New 3 Bd, 2 Ba Single family home w/ a huge 2 car garage. Master bedroom, Cedar fenced yard, One year full warranty and up to 100% financing available

3 Bed, 2 Bath, Central AC, Fenced Dog Yard, Large Covered Patio, Bright open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, Home Qualifies for Eagle County down payment assistance. Close to schools and shopping

970.524.5544

970.471.1830

$325,000 Andy Forstl

3 Bd, 2 ba, 1201 Square Feet, Nice deck overlooking the Gore Creek. Walk out to the bike path and TOV bus. Great for weekend getaway or a place to call home. MLS # V319205

Interlochen Condos B15 $495,000 Ross Goldberg

970.476.8800

Enjoy the wildflower hillside from your private stone patio. 5Bd, 5.5ba Pinions with CCR views.

$297,500 Tom Stone

2500+ sq ft SF furn house, 4BR 4Ba (incl lockoff), 2 car htd garage. Sunny, one-ofa-kind loc w/ views, mature trees, stream. On TOV bus route 1987A Circle Dr, Buffehr Creek

$1,595,000 By Appointment Only

970.476.2571

970.376.5417

81 Elk Run Court $5,000,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Historic And Updated - Five Bedrooms on Large Lot - Bromwell School 130 Gaylord Street $1,875,000 Susan Matthews

303.388.7200

Top Floor, 2 Bd Riverwalk Amber Unit w/ river and valley views. Immaculately kept, upgraded w/Acacia wood floors. Underground parking, elevator, lockable storage, heat incl. in dues. Call Today to see

$329,900 David Nudell

970.390.0492

A must see low maintenance triplex. Very spacious 4 Bd, 2 3/4 Ba Warm/cool center unit, Lots of natural light, closet space, Gas Fireplace & a HUGE 2 car garage. Very low utility bills. NO HOA

$299,900 Bob New

970.390.3336

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

709 Edwards Village Blvd $695,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Spacious, sunny 6 Bed/4 bath Duplex. New Kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite, and hickory floors. Lower level could be a 1 bed rental.

2475 Old Trail $659,000 Terry Nolan

970.417.2210

Sunset Townhome, 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Baths, Priced to move quickly. Great for the young family and ready to move in.

2403 Draw Spur Drive $499,000 Bonnie Havlik

970.949.0528

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

970.376.5417

Charming and Traditional with great space in a great location.

40 Garfield #F $374,500 Susan Matthews

303.388.7200

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

Quartz Building #210 $535,000 Sandra Kelly

970.331.4447

Great 5Bd/2Ba Family home w/room for all. Parking for your TOYS or RV. LARGE shed in the back yard. Part. finished family room and 3rd Bath in lower level. All material for completion included. NO HOA

$325,000 Bob New

970.390.3336

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

190 Aspen Bluff $5,500,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

This masterpeice sits on the Eagle River and features 4 exquisite bedroom suites, stunning finishes, an expansive covered deck with FP, and dramatic canyon views.

Rainbow Trout Lodge $2,595,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Charter in Beaver Creek, 2 Bd, Rare top floor, Vaulted Ceilings, end-of-thebuilding location, extra windows, Stones throw to charming village. Amazing rentals, management & Amenities.

$832,500 David Whitman

970.390.1229

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.

50 Spring Creek $9,500,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Quiet street in the Terrace, on the bike path and very nice landscaping in backyard. 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath. Perfect starter home.

113 Condor Drive $439,000 Bonnie Havlik

970.949.0528

One of the most popular floor plans in Brett Ranch. This top floor 2Bd, 2Ba unit has 2 decks, attached garage, large kitchen, vaulted ceilings, FP, & HW floors. Pool & hot tub. Heat included in the dues.

Villas at Brett Ranch #506 Just Reduced to $329,900 Stacy Palmer

970.904.0113

SHORT SALE. Great Value. Nice 3Br, 2Ba, 2 Car Grg, Stick built Ranch w/ gas fireplace, patio, fenced back yard, sprinkle irrigation, Ready to move in.

130 Summer Meadow $335,000 Bob New

970.390.3336

3 Bd, 2 Ba Townhome, Seldom on Market. Great views of mountains off decks of both living room and master. Located right on the golf course. Vaulted Ceilings, garage w/ plenty of storage

$550,000 Teryl Limbocker

970.331.6653

Private 10-acre estate provides an unequal setting for this stunning 5 Bd home. Classic Colorado detailing with polished logs & stone archways exude luxury yet warmth

203 Jouflass Ranch Road $4,250,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417


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