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Vail athlete likely for Olympics in snowboard cross By Geoff Mintz Mountaineer Staff Writer Local snowboarder and Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy student Faye Gulini is likely to be selected to the 2010 U.S. Olympic Team for snowboard cross this weekend. While the Olympic team won’t be officially announced until Monday, Gulini, 17, is 12th in the snowboard cross GULINI World Cup rankings and second for the U.S. women behind 2006 Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis. Peter Foley, the head coach for the U.S. snowboard team, leads the selection pro-

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cess for this year’s Olympic team, which is determined by World Cup points. But it’s not quite that simple. The U.S. is allocated only 18 snowboarders – halfpipers, parallel GS racers and snowboard cross racers – that they can send to the Olympics. It’s up to the U.S. how they want to utilize those invitations. Jacobellis is a lock and perhaps a favorite to win it all. You may remember her as the girl who famously threw a celebratory grab over the last knoll in 2006, which caused her to take an ugly digger in the final stretch and cost her the gold. Nothing is written in stone for Faye, but it’s hard to imagine that the U.S. would only send one snowboard cross woman to Cypress for the Olympics. It’s even harder to imagine that the selection committee would bypass Gulini to take Alaska’s Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, who

is currently ranked third in the U.S. The two have been battling it out throughout the season for the second spot. Most recently, Gulini topped her rival at a World Cup at Stoneham resort in Quebec City on Thursday, taking 16th to Chythlook-Sifsof’s 17th place finish. However, the rivalry has been quite a bit more lopsided in Gulini’s favor throughout World Cup season, which began last September. Since then Gulini, a former Ski and Snowboard Club Vail athlete, has accumulated 1,230 points in seven races, with two eighth place finishes at Telluride and Bad Gastein, Austria. Aside from Jabobellis, she’s the only American woman to break the topten, and she did it twice. Chythlook-Sifsof has earned 570 World Cup points in five races, with her best finish coming last week in Veysonnaz, Swit-

zerland, when she finished 14th. There are no more races remaining. You do the math. Chythlook-Sifsof’s one advantage over Gulini is her age; she is four years older, which is something the selection committee values. Gulini’s coach Ben Boyd said yesterday he’s “95 percent sure” that Gulini will be selected. Ironically, snowboard cross isn’t even Gulini’s best discipline. That would be slopestyle, Boyd said, which has yet to be made an Olympic sport. She also races GS and competes in U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe events, her best finish being 12th. Gulini, who is currently in Europe, was cautiously optimistic in a text message to Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy academic director Geoff Grimmer. She wrote “Result-wise, I’m in, but the team doesn’t get named until Monday.”

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The stock market suffered its worst setback in more than 10 months as investors rejected President Barack Obama’s plans to restrict big banks and earnings reports that just weren’t good enough. Over the past three days, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 552 points, or 5.2 percent, after gaining 115 points on Tuesday. On Friday the Dow fell 216.90, or 2.1 percent, to 10,172.98. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 24.72, or 2.2 percent, to 1,091.76. The Nasdaq composite index fell 60.41, or 2.7 percent, to 2,205.29.

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Lindsey Vonn of Vail takes a curve at a World Cup super-G race in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, yesterday. The former Ski and Snowboard Club Vail athlete ended up winning that race, her second consecutive super-G gold, and received the U.S. Olympic Committee’s highest honor in being named the 2009 USOC Sportswoman of the Year. See stories inside. AP photo.

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Even though your property’s value is falling, your tax bill is not going down this year. You learned that earlier this week when your tax bill landed in your mailbox. Tax bill went out Jan. 14, mailed to everyone who owns property in Eagle County. Chances are, your bill went up. Here’s why: Eagle County is home to 82 entities that take a bite from your property tax dollar. They all have boards of directors that decide the rate at which your property will be taxed. Most of them behaved themselves this year, holding steady on their tax rate. A couple went down, one or two went up, but most held the line. But property tax cycles run for two years, and the current cycle ran from Jan. 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008, when we were all living hunky dorily ever after. “By state law, values were deter-

mined during a time period before the county really started to feel the economic downturn,” Eagle County Assessor Mark Chapin said. Then, presto, the recession hit and the price of everything fell, except a senate seat. However, you’re still being taxed at the June 2008 property value and will be until this June, when the current cycle ends. You have to pay your property taxes for their first half of the year by Feb. 28. The second half taxes must be paid by June 15. If you didn’t receive your property tax notice, you still have to pay. “Those property owners whose taxes are escrowed as part of their mortgage should contact their lender to ensure proper payment occurs,” Eagle County Treasurer Karen Sheaffer said. As for the tax cycle that’s wrapping up in the next six months, Eagle County Assessor Mark Chapin is projecting that property values could fall by 20 percent. That doesn’t mean your taxes will go down.

Each of those 82 taxing entities will decided whether to hold the line on your property tax rate. If they do, your tax bill will shrink. If they raise their property tax rate because they think they need the same number of your tax dollars, your property tax bill will go up. They don’t have to make that decision until this summer, but it’s never too early to start leaning on them. For more information on taxes due, visit www.eaglecounty.us/treasurer. For mill levy or tax rate information, visit www.eaglecounty.us/assessor Call the Treasurer’s Office at 970-328-8860 to ensure the correct mailing address is on file. If needed, a change of address request must be made in writing and can be submitted via mail to Eagle County Treasurer’s Office, P.O. Box 479, Eagle, CO 81631, or via fax to 970-328-8879, or via e-mail to treasurer@eaglecounty.us


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Schools forfeit $1 million State funding disappears with recession By Randy Wyrick Mountaineer Staff Writer The state legislature is moving toward taking $110 million from the state’s schools. Almost $1 million will come from Eagle County’s school district. The legislature’s Joint Budget Committee unanimously approved Senate Bill 65, and the state senate voted for it as well, taking back the state’s $110 million Fiscal Emergency Reserve. Now it goes to the Colorado state House of Representatives. For Eagle County, that means $800,000 goes away right now, and possibly another $200,000 later in the legislative session. “We anticipated this would happen, and that our reserves could cover this,” said Phil Onofrio, school district finance director. The state money was never destined to make it to local schools, said state Sen. Al White, who represents Eagle County in the state senate. “Last year, when we put the state budget and the school finance bill together, it was the idea of some soft hearted Democrats,” White said. “We told them the state couldn’t afford it and didn’t have the money.” The legislature’s Joint Budget Committee was unanimous in opposing it, White said. “Districts were sternly warned that they should keep the money separate, because they probably wouldn’t be able to keep it,” White said. It’s a pop for the local school district to take a $1 million hit, but the

January is school board recognition month

You see those seven people sitting in a row across the school district office board room? That’s the Eagle County school board and January is School Board Recognition Month across Colorado. So be kind when you recognize them, at least this month. “In difficult times, school boards develop polices and make tough decisions on complex educational and social issues that affect the entire community and the lives of individual students, said Dr. Sandra Smyser, superintendent of Eagle County schools. The school board rides herd on a general fund budget of $72,622,795, 6,233 students ages 4 to 18, 905 employees, and 19 campuses. The Eagle County school board is: • Connie Kincaid-Strahan, president • Jeanne McQueeney, vice president • Brian Nolan, Secretary • Carrie Benway • Mark Conlin • TJ Johnson • Ross Morgan

cuts will be deeper next year. “The bigger issue will be next year when we have to cut $250 million out of K-12 education,” White said. That’s a 4 percent decrease to Eagle County schools. “School districts are all aware it’s coming,” White said. The school district, like everyone else, is staring down double barreled budget cuts. $5.6 million short by 2013 Local schools will be forced to cut $5.6 million by 2013. The Eagle County school district is looking at cutting $4 million this year, another $600,000 in 2011 and an additional $1 million in 2012. The new state budget projects a 4 percent funding decrease. That’s compounded by $1.6 million in fed-

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Colorado State University Extension is offering a personal finance train-the-trainer workshop, designed for educators and service providers to help change financial behaviors in the individuals and families with whom they work. “Many people are struggling financially right now and helping people manage their financial resources is crucial,” said Glenda Wentworth, CSU extension agent in Eagle County. “This program teaches practical tools for making it through tough times, and because of that, helps people feel empowered and hopeful that they can handle whatever comes their way.” Participants in the Dollar Works 2 workshop will learn new skills for managing personal finances, as well as making sound financial decisions. The workshop activities can be applied in one-on-one situations or in group settings, Wentworth said. Materials will be available in English and Spanish. It’s set for Jan. 26 and 27 at the Eagle County Building, 500 Broadway Street in Eagle. Registration is $200 for the first person in the agency and $85 for subsequent employees. To register your agency or for more information, call Wentworth at 970-328-8630.

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Walk-in vaccinations are available for both seasonal and H1N1 flu this month at all three locations of Eagle County’s Department of Public Health. The seasonal flu vaccine costs $20 for those 19 and older, and $10 for those 18 and younger.

The H1N1 vaccine is free. The clinic schedule looks like this: · Mondays, Jan. 11 and 25 from 2-4:30 p.m. in Avon, 100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd., Suite 107 · Tuesdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26 from 2-4:30 p.m. in Eagle, 551 Broadway · Fridays, Jan. 8 and 22 from 1-3:30 p.m. in El Jebel, 0020 Eagle County Dr., Suite E Anyone can get the shots for both types of flu. Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control indicate that children age 9 years or younger should receive two doses of H1N1 vaccine, at least four weeks apart, for maximum effectiveness. Additional clinics will be scheduled based on demand. For updated dates and times visit www.eaglecounty.us/flu.

CSU Extension offering Babysitter Basics course

Eagle County’s Colorado State University Extension Office and the Eagle Valley Library District are inviting all fifth through eighth graders to attend their Babysitter Basics Training Program. The classes are being held on 4-5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Feb. 23 through March 30 (excluding March 23), at the Avon Public Library. Cost is $35 for supplies, snacks and a subscription to the monthly “Good Times with Kids” newsletter. Participants will learn what they need to be a reliable babysitter and learn about child development. The curriculum will also provide participants with useful activities to do with young children while babysitting. To register, contact Eagle County CSU Extension at 328-8630. Space is limited.

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Germany’s Andre Greipel won the fourth and longest stage of the Tour Down Under on Friday, increasing his overall lead while repelling a bold push by Lance Armstrong. Armstrong and Radioshack teammate Tomas Vaitkus made a move for a victory with less than nine miles remaining in the 93.5-mile stage. However, they were slowed by strong wind. Armstrong finished 50th in the stage, 17 seconds behind Greipel’s winning time of 3 hours, 30 minutes, 29 seconds and was 29th after four of six stages. That was 47 seconds behind Greipel’s accumulated time of 13:23:57. “The last (3 1/2 miles) we always rode from the front and no one could pass us. It’s a sign of strength,” Greipel said of his

U.S.-based team HTC Columbia. “We deserved the win because we always ride from the front.” Robbie McEwan was second, fellow Australian Graeme Brown third while Armstrong’s Radioshack teammate Gert Steegmans was fourth. Armstrong tried to win the stage as it swept toward the finish in the crowded main street in Goolwa. But with only two men in his desperate breakaway, he was forced to battle into a gusting sea breeze and couldn’t defend a margin that peaked at 15 seconds. “That was as hard as I could go,” said Armstrong, the seventime Tour de France winner. “We knew very obviously it was windy. This stage last year was very, very windy.”

Lance Armstrong rides to the sign in point before stage four from Norwood to Goolwa at the Tour Down Under in Norwood, Australia on Friday. Andre Greipel of Germany won the stage and retained the leaders jersey for the fourth day. AP Photo.

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Sullivan and Weibrecht Tie for 11th in Kitzbuehel Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) and Marco Sullivan (Squaw Valley, CA) stepped up their game in the Olympics hunt, tying for 11th Friday in Kitzbuehel, .70 seconds behind winner Didier Cuche of Switzerland. The pair missed the podium by little more than half a second in a tight field, and Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) made a slight mistake but finished 17th, just .11 seconds back. “It was a good day today for the team,” said Men’s Head Coach Sasha Rearick. “Maybe not the best results, but the guys stepped it up with their skiing.” Weibrecht’s finish ties a career best in super G set in Kitzbuehel last year, and it also equals his best result this season. “It was solid, nothing fancy,” Weibrecht said. “A decent run. I just stuck to my game plan and skied well.” It also marked the best result of the season for the veteran Sullivan, who was 10th in the super G and 6th in the downhill at Kitzbuehel in 2008. “I had a good start number (2nd), and the track was in great shape,” Sullivan said. “I’ve been frustrated by a lot of crap going on, but I just stopped thinking about it and had a solid run.” Despite the speedy time, Sullivan bobbled coming across a traverse at the bottom, leading him to struggle for a few gates. “Looking at the splits, I think I lost about three-tenths

there,” he said. “Overall, it’s OK. I’m just happy to be in the finish and have a decent run.” Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) was 24th, while Steven Nyman (Sundance, UT) landed just outside the points in 33rd. “I was pleased to see him charging, balanced on his outside ski,” Rearick said of Nyman. Miller won Thursday’s training run in the downhill and is coming off a victory last weekend in the super combined at Wengen, so expectations are high for Saturday’s speed test. The pressure is weighing on everybody, however, as skiers try to make an impression before the selection of the U.S. Olympic Team early next week. Friday was the final super G before the Olympic Team announcement. “Again tomorrow in the downhill, the bottom section is critical coming across the traverse and down onto the Zielschuss and up top coming off the Steilhang which leads onto the long road,” Sullivan said. “I’ve kind of blown that in training, so that’s where I need to improve. I just need to make good, solid turns up top and have good aerodynamics in the middle.” Weibrecht has a similar but slightly simpler plan. “I just have to go back and recover, get on my game plan and hammer it,” he said. Fans can watch this weekend’s races in Kitzbuehel live or on-demand at UniversalSports.com.

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called proprietary trading. That’s when banks use their own money to make high-risk bets. The White House has yet to provide details of his plan, but fearing the proposal might reduce bank earnings, investors reacted by dumping financial stocks. It was the worst showing for the market since it began its recovery last March. The proposed overhaul marked Obama’s latest effort to more tightly police the nation’s largest banks. Last week, the president proposed a tax on banks to recoup billions in bailout money that was handed out at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.

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leadership was needed to get things back on track. The president didn’t offer a specific prescription for moving forward Friday, but he did deliver a fullthroated defense of his signature domestic issue, which threatens to stall in Congress after Massachusetts voters denied Democrats their filibuster-proof Senate majority. Lawmakers ended the week Friday having charted no clear path, with Dodd and others counseling caution over action. Just a week ago the health legislation had appeared on the cusp of passage after Obama threw himself into marathon negotiations with congressional leaders to work out differences between the House and Senate bills.

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According to Bloomberg survey, “U.S. investors overwhelmingly see President Barack Obama as antibusiness and question his ability to manage a financial crisis.” According to a quarterly poll, Bloomberg reports 77 percent of U.S. respondents believe Obama is “too anti-business” and four-out-of-five are “only somewhat confident or not confident of his ability to handle a financial emergency.” The poll also “finds a decline in Obama’s overall favorability rating one year after taking office. He is viewed favorably by 27 percent of U.S. investors. In an October poll, 32 percent in the U.S. held a positive impression.”

Holiday Inn will begin to offer a free “human bed warming service” at it’s London Kensington hotel next week, the UK’s SKY News reports. Guest may request a hotel staff member to hop into bed wearing an all-in-one sleeper suit, for five minutes, or until your bed is warmed up. It’s “like having a giant hot water bottle in your bed,” Holiday Inn spokeswoman Jane Bednall told SKY. Dr Chris Idzikowski, director of the Edinburgh Sleep Centre, told SKY rhe bed warmers could save time for guests wanting to drift off quickly. “Holiday Inn’s new bed warmers service should help people achieve a good night’s sleep especially as it’s taking much longer for them to warm up when they come in from the snow.”

Obama: ‘I’ll never stop fighting for you’

‘Collective failure by a number of people’

President Barack Obama tried to revive his battered agenda and rally despondent Democrats on Friday with a renewed emphasis on jobs. His visit to this struggling Rust Belt city capped a tough first-anniversary week for a presidency that suffered jolts at the hands of Massachusetts voters and the Supreme Court. “I’m not going to win every round,” Obama told a town hall audience. But, striking a populist tone on a campaign-style swing, Obama pledged, “I can promise you there will be more fights in the days ahead.” He used the word “fight” or some variation over a dozen times as he tried out a revamped message focused mainly on the economy, part of a stepped up effort to persuade Americans he’s doing all he can to create jobs. “This isn’t about me. This is about you,” he said.

UN climate change panel member Dr. Rajendra Pachauri dismissed calls for him to resign over errors in a 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a U.N.-affiliated body. All the mistakes appear in a subsection that suggests glaciers in the Himalayas could melt away by the year 2035 — hundreds of years earlier than the data actually indicates. The year 2350 apparently was transposed as 2035. “I know a lot of climate sceptics are after my blood, but I’m in no mood to oblige them,” he told The Times in an interview. “It was a collective failure by a number of people,” he said. “I need to consider what action to take, but that will take several weeks. It’s best to think with a cool head, rather than shoot from the hip.”

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Since suicide bombers claimed the lives of seven Americans at a remote American outpost in Afghanistan, the CIA has stepped up its attacks against militant Pakistans, The New York Times reports. Since Dec. 31, the day after the bombing, the agency has carried out 11 strikes that have killed about 90 people suspected of being militants, according to Pakistani news reports. “For the C.I.A., there is certainly

Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., who ushered the overhaul legislation through the Senate’s health committee last year after the death of his friend, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, said Obama and lawmakers could “maybe take a breather for a month, six weeks.” “Maybe we do need to take this time. Look, it didn’t work, this process,” Dodd said, adding that Obama’s

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Howard Stern may return to your radio dial

Satellite radio talk show host Howard Stern on his Sirius program that several radio stations back on the ground had approached him for another show. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In an interview with â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bubba The Love Spongeâ&#x20AC;? -- a fellow shock jock who moved to Sirius and has since returned to terrestrial airwaves -- Stern said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been contacted by several â&#x20AC;&#x153;regularâ&#x20AC;? radio executives, but has not received a â&#x20AC;&#x153;bona fideâ&#x20AC;? offer yet,â&#x20AC;? reports TheWrap.com â&#x20AC;&#x153;I actually have an offer,â&#x20AC;? Stern said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Well, not a bona fide offer, but people have been making them.â&#x20AC;? Stern left out the names of stations who had approached him, only revealing: â&#x20AC;&#x153;I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t ever imagine the day where Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d work for Clear Channel.â&#x20AC;?

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Kanye West has been excluded from performing on a telethon organized by George Clooney, reports TheFrisky.com. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hope for Haitiâ&#x20AC;? aired Friday night on all the major networks. Clooney recruited a number of A-list celebrities including Brad Pitt, Halle Berry, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Robert Pattinson and Will Smith. But West wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t chosen. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kanye has to make everything about himself,â&#x20AC;? says a producer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He will do anything to steal the spotlight and, well, this night itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just not about him.â&#x20AC;? Westâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s telethon antics date back to 2005 during an outburst on live television during a Hurricane Katrina fundraiser, where he stated: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;George Bush doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t like black people.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;

California will run out of cash in April

The Los Angeles Times reports Controller John Chiang called for â&#x20AC;&#x153;prompt actionâ&#x20AC;? by state leaders, or come spring California will once again not have enough money to pay its bills. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Chiang, in a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and top lawmakers, warned that even if the Legislature adopted all the budget fixes the governor called for this month, the state will still be $2 billion short of paying all its bills in coming months,â&#x20AC;? reports the Times. The state deferred paying some taxpayersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; refunds and issued IOUs over the summer. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Only you can prevent history from repeating this year,â&#x20AC;? Chiang wrote. Cash supplies will bottom out on April 1, he said, with

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Judge tells Polanski to go west

Film director Roman Polanski lost his bid Friday to be sentenced without returning to the U.S. when a judge ruled the director must be present in court if he wants to resolve his 32-year-old sex case. Reiterating Polanski was a fugitive from justice, Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza said he was acting to protect â&#x20AC;&#x153;the dignity of the court.â&#x20AC;? Polanski was initially accused of plying a 13-yearold girl with champagne and part of a Quaalude pill then raping her at actor Jack Nicholsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s house. Prosecutors insist Polanski must appear in a Los Angeles courtroom and not be permitted to manipulate the justice system.

Bernanke losing support

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke encountered new Senate opposition Friday for another fouryear term as the White House worked aggressively to keep his support from eroding further. President Barack Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner were on the phone throughout the day to key senators to shore up votes, said two senior administration officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to more freely discuss behind-the-scenes activity. No one was declaring Bernankeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s confirmation doomed, but the emergence of opposition and the shift by some to undecided reflected public anger over Wall Street bailouts that Bernanke helped engineer. It also signaled discomfort with Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s economic policies, particularly in the wake of Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s surprise Republican Senate victory in Massachusetts.

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Impeccable Taste at Intelligent Prices

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Amuse Bouche (small plates)

6 and Specialty Cocktails $ 00

Located in Sitzmark Lodge Vail Village

Zagat rated - Top Restaurants in America AAA Four Diamond Award

Reservations Recommended. Closed on Sundays

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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Vail Mountaineer

4 Door, 2.0L, Manual, 71,226 Miles, P6363 888-413-5024

80K miles, lockers, SAS, winch, auto, 37’s, new topper. Might take trade for a WRX wagon + cash. 970.688.0083

Professional Home Improvement Services

949-4800 • Install • • Build • • Repair • • Improve •

Buy, Sell, Rent, or Find

926-6602 Affordable Pricing – $10 off ANY Repair – Visa & Mastercard Accepted

Let it Snow!

Classifieds $35/week. 926-6602

888.413.5024

for long established property management company. Seasonal position. Must have good computer skills, FRS, great with people, organized and detail oriented. Prefer experience, bilingual a plus

andy@ vailmountaineer. com

Window Cleaning call for a

www.ReliableApp.com

4 Door, 1.8L, 5-Speed Automatic, 43,945 Miles, Stock #P4878

FREE ESTIMATE Residential or Commercial

BRIGHTEN YOUR WORLD

732-267-6158 Tim Satterly

4 Door, 2.0L, Manual, 80,610 Miles, #8257A 888-413-5024

People who hang out with crooks to do part time work for the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office. Make some extra cash! Drug use and criminal record OK. Must be willing to work odd hours. Give us a call and we can work out the details. Confidentiality GUARANTEED!!! Leave a message with a good phone number and your call will be returned. (970) 471-9729.

AWD, 4 Door, 2.7L, 59,040 Miles, Stock #5364

888.413.5024

www.emichvw.com

4 Door, 4.6L, 4-Speed Automatic, 78,890 Miles, Stock #3381 888-413-5024 www.emichvw.com

Personas que se junten con ladrones para trabajar medio tiempo para La Oficina de Sheriff. ¡Haga dinero extra! Uso de droga y antecedentes penales No es problema. Debe estar dispuesto a trabajar diferentes horas. Dénos una llamada y podemos trabajar los detalles. ¡La confidencialidad es GARANTIZADA!!! Deje mensaje con un número de teléfono bueno y su llamada será devuelta. 970-471-9729.

3 Door, 1.6L, Manual, 9,985 Miles, Stock #3189 888-413-5024

Wanna Be Sold? Rent your place or sell your stuff just $35 per week.

Sport Wagon, 5 Door, 3.0L, 5-Speed Manual, V6, 65,730 Miles, Stock #868A 4 Door, 2.0L, Automatic w/OD Speed Tiptronic, 69,254 Miles, Stock #4622

888.413.5024

www.emichvw.com

RECYCLE Classifieds: 926-6602

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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Master bedroom in 2 bedroom + loft condo on the lake in Avon. Furnished nice unit, 1 car garage, NS/NP.

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

Call 970.376.7225

Call 970.376.7225

Let Us Work Hard For You!

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3 Bd, 3.5Ba Duplex in Wildridge,unfurnished, W/D, FP, NS. 1 Year Lease Available Immediately 970.845.1111

No minimum number of days

Call 970.524.9421 or Email:

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

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New 2 bedroom, 1 bath basement lockout apartment. 1100 sq ft, windows and walk-in closets in every room. Stainless and granite kitchen w/washer & dryer. On the river with dock. Pets OK.

561 Main St, Studio apartment, own parking space, utilities included

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, 1 Car garage, Unfurnished, Pet friendly with a pet fee.

303.332.8115 or george@dreambigdaycamp. com

Open House

Classifieds

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Call 970.390.2402

Buy, Sell, Rent, or Find

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3bd/2ba condo/ duplex,Sandstone area,1300 sq. ft., beautifully furnished. Amazing views down valley, deck, fireplace. N/P Long term renter Available April 1

Bedroom, den, bath, partial kitchen, furnished, NS/NP

3 Bed, 2.5 Bath, 2 Car Garage. Pet OK with damage deposit. Washer and Dryer.

call 970.376.5493

Call 970.977.0321

2BD, 2.5 BATHS, 2 Car Heated Garage, Duplex. High end finishes inc. hickory floors & cabinets, SS appliances, slab granite, slate. N/S, N/P.

Call 970.401.0429

Commercial Corner Deals, Steals & Leases

Warehouse space, several sizes available from 950 - 3158 sqft., large overhead doors, 1/2 bath with office space or for storage

Flex/Office spaces ranging from 20006000 sqft starting at $16 psf. Highly visible location with competitive rental rates and low CAM costs. Large garage door bay unitis available

Great location between Avon and Vail. Overhead door, separate small office area. Ideal for storage, warehouse or distribution. Auto Repair shop not approriate use for space.

Offices ranging from 319-748 sq ft starting at $15psf low CAM cost ($6.50 psf ) ample parking, central eagle vail location, flexible on price & terms of lease. Available immediatly

Call for Pricing

Mike Pearson Vail Commercial Advisors

Call Jamark Realty

Mike Pearson Vail Commercial Advisors

970.376.7225

561.514.0831 203.641.3165

970-476-6415

Edwards Commercial Park turnkey space w/ overhead door. Great for contractor w/ storage needs. Includes small kitchen. Finished as a contemporary office space.

Commercial Riverwalk Office. Professional office suite with use of conference room, reception area, copier and heat included

Executive Office Space Available at The Riverwalk in Edwards. Fully Furnished includes conference room, receptionist, fax and copier.

For 1or 2 yr lease. Available immediately. Starting at $15 psf

$675/month

970-476-6415

Onie Bolduc, Bold Real Estate Solutions

970.949.6070

Contact Joe

303.808.5776

Call for Details

970.926.5363

D-3 - 3500 sq. ft. includes 300 sq. ft. Studio apartment. D-4 - 4000 sq. ft. includes 1200 sq. ft. 2 BD, 2 BA apartment.

$595,000, $3500/lease $895,000, $4500/lease Dave Peterson, Dave Peterson Electric

970.904.6369

Successful Luggage Store, 31 years in business locally, excelllent location and customer parking, bathroom, fully equiped business incl. inventory & is turn key with training included. Seller will entertain sale of business and/or real estate.

Call for additional information Gary Peso, Re/Max Vail Valley

970.331.6927

in our Classified Ads

2 offices (1,034 and 708 sqf ) can be combined. $35 psf, underground parking, location in Lionshead, pool, fitness center, front desk, ski in/ski out.

Prime Commercial space now available! Excellent rates, great location, easy access, learge atrium, lots of parking, fitness center, private ski shuttle, on TOV bus route

Mike Pearson Vail Commercial Advisors

Call for Pricing

970-476-6415

970.476.2929

Only $28.80/wk for Photo Real Estate ads Only $35/wk for Classified ads

926-6602

Want to be a part of our Commercial Corner? Call John K. @ 926-6602


Saturday, January 23, 2010

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Luxurious Mountain Living The Iverson Team 58 Gleneagles Court § $2,395,000 4BD/3.5BA § Web ID: M22873

Kathy Iverson 970.569.2112 kiverson@slifer.net www.ArrowheadAtVail.com

Service, Integrity, and 40 years of Combined Real Estate Knowledge in the Vail Valley

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.

Great 2 BD condo in Chapel Square. Great rental history. Southern views. Offered fully furnished. Convenient to everything. Walkable distance to the gondola.

508E East Arrowhead Drive

$360,000

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Terry Hoffman, Hoffman West Real Estate

$1,895,000

Matt Iverson 970.569.2104 miverson@slifer.net www.VailSkiHomes.com

Beautiful 3Bd/2Ba + Office (Possible 4th Bedroom). New wood floors and interior paint. Walking distance to Beaver Creek buses and Avon Elementary. 4 Car Drive and Corner Lot.

3 BD, 3BA Large 3rd floor 3 bedroom end unit on one level with views north and west. Ski in/ski out building, easy access to Beaver Creek Village.

2BD, 3 BA, Completely remodeled. Excellent location in the building. Ski in/ ski out location. Easy walk to Beaver Creek Village.

$89,900 O.B.O

#328 Kiva Lodge, 2057 Sq. ft.

$1,375,000

#327 Kiva Lodge, 1520 Sq. Ft.

Lydia Morales

, John Warnke, Hoffman West Real Estate

John Warnke, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

970.949.1902

Lots of Updates, Combined with the Fabulous Charm of 1908

Historic And Updated - Five Bedrooms on a Large Lot - Bromwell School

740 Marion Street

130 Gaylord Street

Susan Matthews Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty

Susan Matthews Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty

Price reduced over 27,000

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/ brokers.

5 Bd spacious home w/fenced yard for privacy, cul-de-sac location, amazing storage and bonus rooms, convenient location to fine dining, skiing, golf, and shopping are all just out your front door. www.bossow.com

Ken Rue or Dari Laidman

FSBO

970.376.5417

970.949.1902

2 BD, 3BA 2 bedroom plus loft, top floor, end unit. Common areas of the Kiva Lodge just recently remodeled.

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

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.

802 Beard Creek Trail

50 Spring Creek

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

#436 Kiva Lodge, 1836 Sq. ft.

$1,265,000

John Warnke, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

Charming and Traditional with great space in an amazing location.

40 Garfield #F

$374,500

Susan Matthews Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty

303.388.7200

2255 Cresta Road § $9,950,000 6BD/8BA § Web ID: M27533

$4,675,000

970.376.5417

970.476.1676

$9,500,000

970.376.5417

POSSIBLE SHORT SALE 3 BD/ 2 BA, 1706 sq ft 1-car garage w/ additional parking pad 431 Whiting - Unit A, Eagle

Now $317,900

303.388.7200

$345,900

970.471.9259

970.393.3191 or 970.376.0466

Only unit for sale in the desirable Quartz building. Immaculate Loft Condo with many upgrades, and views overlooking the plaza.

$1,050,000

Possible Short Sale. Currently under contract, but offers still being accepted. 3bd/2.75ba, open & spacious floor plan, main floor master, 3-car garage is perfect for storing your toys.

Quartz Building #210 $525,000

970.331.4447

$1,875,000

303.388.7200

$649,000 Tracy Bossow, Prudential Colorado Prop.

970.688.4843

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

175 Timberwolf

$749,500

Ken Rue or Liz Leeds

Henri Stone

$409,900

Sandra Kelly Gateway Land & Development

$969,000

970.331.2804

970.393.3191 or 970.331.1806

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath + Office, 3 Car Garage, Irrigated Horse Property, Up to 4 Horses.

916 Mayne Street $749,000 FSBO

970.471.1830

Photo 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, Gateway Land & Developement

970.376.5417

20 Minutes to Copper Mountain, New Construction, 4 Bed, 3 Bath, oversized garage, 2 decks. $24,000 savings available. Up to 100% financing available to quaified buyers. Lease/purchase available

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

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.

87 Adelade Ct. $359,900 Glen Wood

$550,000

$2,595,000

970.390.1592

Teryl Limbocker, Keller Williams

970.331.6653

Rainbow Trout Lodge Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

970.376.5417

Real Estate

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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Good Tex-Mex needs a good set of

LONGHORNS! - Fajitas - Fish Tacos - Enchiladas - Chimichangas - Longhorns? - License Plates? find it all at:

101 Main Street, Minturn, Colorado 970-827-5887 Open Everyday • Bar 4:30pm • Dining Room 5:30pm

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