Issuu on Google+

THURSDAY

Spring Sale!

April 15, 2010

DJ Angie Muzic at Loaded Joe’s

Thurs., April 15-Sun., April 18

20

$

off

every $100 you spend

New Spring Arrivals dresses • tops • shorts lingerie • jeans

Octopus Nebula at Samana

Organic, shade grown since 2008

page 2

‘Biggest spring bash in all the mountains’

Spring Back to Vail starts tomorrow with Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars By Geoff Mintz Mountaineer Staff Writer Wyclef Jean, headliner for this year’s Spring Back to Vail, probably wasn’t referring to ski season when he wrote the song “Gone Till November,” but it’s a theme that fits perfectly with Vail’s closing weekend. Spring Back to Vail, the Valley’s annual end-of-season bash, kicks off with live music tomorrow from Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, followed by Wyclef

THE UPDATE

+103.69

on Saturday and Guster on Sunday. “Recognized as the nation’s largest spring bash in the mountains, Spring Back to Vail celebrates the conclusion of Vail’s ski season by combining music, on-mountain events, in-town parties and the ever-popular World Pond Skimming Championships,” according to promoters Highline Sports and Entertainment. “This year’s festival is poised to be the greatest ever.” The entire planet will be watching as the World Pond Skimming Champion-

ship reconvenes at Golden Peak on Sunday. Registration is full, but it’s a great spectator event with free BBQ on Vail Resorts’ dime. ESPN will be there, and if you’re in the crowd, you just might end up seeing yourself on Sportscenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Day. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, playing in front of the Solaris construction site in Vail Village tomorrow, was formed in the refugee camps of western Africa during their country’s most recent civil war.

Reuben Koroma, his wife Grace and Francis Langba began making music at one of these camps, and thanks to a Canadian refugee aid organization, the fledgling band was able to acquire sound equipment and second-hand electric guitars. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars creates lively world music influenced by reggae and afro-beat. Bandleader Reuben Koroma says they want to make music people will dance to, which is [See SPRING BACK, page 19]

Final Bud Light Street Beat show was a thriller ...

The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 11,000 for the first time in a year and a half on investors’ rising hopes about the economy. Dow Jones Industrials rose 103.69 to close at 11,123.11, the Standard & Poors rose 13.35 to close at 1210.65, and the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 38.87 to close at 2504.86.

Iranian reactor to be ready for summer

Iran could amass enough nuclear material to build a bomb in about a year and with help might eventually be able to field a missile powerful enough to reach the United States, senior military and intelligence officials said yesterday. Four top representatives of the Obama administration told Congress they are pursuing new sanctions on Iran urgently and add that a military strike has not been ruled out. President Barack Obama [See THE UPDATE, pages 8-9]

Custom Metal Works page 14

The Street Beat free concert series wrapped up last night with renowned turntableist DJ Logic spinning a tribute to Michael Jackson (left). A truly authentic tribute it was, complete with Jackson impersonators reenacting some of the King of Pop’s more memorable moments (right). Logic, a part-time Edwards resident, has several collaborations planned for this summer, including a project with Steve Molitz, keyboardist from Particle, and another trip to Jazz Fest in New Orleans where he’ll play with Jo Jo and some of the other guys from Widespread Panic. Avery Cunliffe photos.

Happy Hour

2.50

$

Wells & Drafts page 10

20% OFF

Fire System Inspection

The Ultimate Vail Retreat

Got Kids?

1452 Buffehr Creek

page 7

page 4

page 3

WIN A MILLION DOLLAR VAIL VACATION HOME! page 6


2

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

LETTERS

Letter: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation says no to Hidden Gems wilderness plan My name is Ray Long. I am a fourth generation Eagle County resident and I am the Chapter Chairman of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. What I have learned growing up here and being raised around men and women who have carved out a living farming and ranching is that if you do not take care of things, they don’t take care of you.  Protecting a plot of land that has been neglected and not managed properly – like a lot of the proposed areas in the hidden gems proposal – does not benefit it or the wildlife that call it home. The pine beetle infestation is one example.  The logging industry in this county was a pillar in the community that supported hundreds of jobs.  When this valley changed from a farming,

ranching, and logging community to a vacation/tourism resort community.  It took a few years, but the logging industry was forced out of the county.  What a coincidence that only a decade after dismantling the logging industry there is now a pine beetle problem. So by making almost 300,000 more acres of poorly managed, unhealthy forest a wilderness that we have to watch turn red and die causes great concerns for forest fires, wildlife neglect, and an assortment of other future problems.  I cannot stress enough the affect neglect plays on our public land and in my opinion, neglecting our land is more harmful than misused and abused land, but neither should be acceptable. All of the activities that utilize the use

of public land will be affected by this proposal and not a single one of those activities have been given a fair and level platform to express their thoughts and concerns on this issue.  They are going ahead with their plans no matter what. To me that is just a slap in my face and I do take offense. The RMEF is in the business of improving habitat for elk and other wildlife, the RMEF and other conservation organizations, have restored, enhanced and protected over 5 million acres of private and public land.  We have even found it necessary to close areas to motorized and mechanized travel but with the percentage of land in Eagle and Summit County that is already designated wilderness, I cannot support the hidden

gems proposal, as it will hinder access to hunting areas, disrupt future management strategies and raise the cost of any habitat projects approved for the benefit of wildlife. I would like to end with a quote from Theodore Roosevelt, “I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.” Lets not waste another 279,000 acres. Lets improve it, respect it and see how much better we can make it – for us, future generations and for the wildlife we share it with. Ray Long — Chapter Chairman, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - The Vail Mountaineer accepts letters. To be considered for publication, letters must be concise, timely and relevant to the work at hand; overly cranky, whining, self-serving, racially offensive, and/or libelous missives will be rejected without further adieu, while caps lock-happy text shouting will be lowercased or dismissed altogether. Subject to approval and editing by the Mountaineer staff, letters that include full name and home town for publication, along with mailing address and phone number for verification, should be submitted via e-mail to: Letters@VailMountaineer.com.

25off

$

your next fire inspection or service call With mention of this ad.

Offer not valid with any other discounts or promotions.

479-2981

Nightly Dinner Specials $ 95 Lunch

7

5pm - 10pm

Special

11am - 3pm Daily

Serving Pizza Daily 11am -Close

Bridge Street’s ONLY Late Night Food! 476-5070 • 291 Bridge St.


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Vail Mountaineer

3

NEWS

Same-day voter registration bill appears dead It’s ‘not ready for prime time,’ state rep says By Randy Wyrick Mountaineer Staff Writer Same-day voter registration appears dead for this year, said the local state representative. The bill included a provision that could eventually eliminate the voter registration deadline, which had some of Colorado’s political class bouncing up and down like their hair was on fire. Right now, voters must register 29 days before an election. Possible provisions in the bill could have moved that deadline to the Friday before an election, or to Election Day itself. “I’d be shocked if it was actually introduced. It’s not ready for prime time, not yet,” said Christine Scanlan, a Summit County Democrat who represents Eagle, Lake

and Summit counties in the Colorado House of Representatives. Opponents claim that eliminating the 29-day deadline would increase the likelihood of election fraud. Supporters say the change will encourage more voter participation. Nine other states offer Election Day registration. Teak Simonton is taking a pretty pragmatic view. She’s the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder, and says that if people are going to lie on a voter registration form, they’re as likely to do it a month before the election as they are on election day. “There is nothing that happens in terms of process 30 days before an election with new registrations that would not happen closer to the election,” Simonton said.

Colorado does not require voters to present a photo identification to cast their ballot. They have to fill out the form and present some form of identification. “If people lie on these forms they are committing a felony and if caught will be prosecuted,” Simonton said. “If the registration deadline is relaxed, even relaxed to the point of being eliminated altogether, the same process would have to be followed.” Before anyone can vote, the application must be processed and personal identifying information entered into the statewide system, Simonton said. Voter fraud is bad, of course, but the point is that these two issues, fraud and registration deadlines, are separate and one has nothing to do with the other, Simonton said. “I do agree that the potential for fraud in any election is a concern worthy of a much broader discussion, and this discussion needs to begin at the federal level,” Simonton said.

Habitat breaks ground on two more duplexes Volunteers needed for all sorts of jobs By Randy Wyrick Mountaineer Staff Writer The cycle began again yesterday for the local Habitat for Humanity chapter when they broke ground for two more duplexes. Habitat for Humanity of Eagle and Lake Counties has been building homes in Fox Hollow in Edwards for the past few years. So far, they’ve built 27 homes. The groundbreaking marks the beginning of Habitat’s construction season, which also means volunteer season. Builders, church groups, corporate groups, and individual volunteers work side by side with the soon-to-be homeowners to create these four new homes. The Habitat program is about people helping people and bringing all members of the community together, says Stacey Nibbelink, vice president of the Habitat for Humanity board of directors. “At Habitat, we don’t give homes away,” Nibbelink said. “We make it affordable and we do this through our community that supports Habitat’s mission.” Nothing is free. Each adult in the four families is required to work at least 250 hours, investing sweat equity in their new home.

Families are selected based on their willingness to partner with Habitat and the local community, as well as their need and ability to pay an interest free mortgage. Families also receive training in budgeting and money management. The Velasco family is one of the four that will help build their new home. “Thank you for the opportunity that you have given to us to participate in the Habitat for Humanity program and become part of the community,” the family said. “Soon we will begin working on what will be our home.” Albert Quintana, president of Icon Excavating, will donate the excavation services for both of these buildings. “The Vail Valley has been good to me over the years and I can only hope that we can be of use to our community and by working together we can achieve hope of a better life for many more families,” Quintana said. Two local professional builders will support the project management of these two buildings from start to finish. Boles Construction and George Shaeffer Construction Company will volunteer time and expertise. “All of us at George Shaeffer Construction Company are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity. We believe in the mission of the organization and relish the opportunity to give back to

the Vail Valley Community,” said David Hyde, vice president of George Shaeffer Construction Company. Volunteers will be needed for framing, insulation, electrical rough in, installing windows and exterior siding. It’s irrelevant whether you know how to do any of this stuff. They will teach you. You will learn. Founded in 1995, Habitat for Humanity of Eagle and Lake Counties will have completed 35 Fox Hollow homes when they’re built out in that site. They’ll house 35 families and more than 100 children. The local affiliate is one of 31 across Colorado and 3,000 around the world in 90 countries. Since its inception in 1976, Habitat for Humanity has built more than 300,000 houses worldwide, housing more than 1.5 million people

RIGHT: Rob Wilson offered a prayer during yesterday’s ground breaking for the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate, while daughter Lorien enjoyed a bird’s eye view. The ground breaking launches another construction season at Habitat’s Fox Hollow site in Edwards. They’ll build two duplexes, housing four families. The adults from each family will log 250 hours working on the homes, then the partner families will buy the homes with a zero interest loan. Randy Wyrick photo.

   Reduce Stubborn Fat     NO Pain, NO Surgery 

Serving the vail valley’s favorite pizza, pastas, calzones, subs, salads and more since 1990!

Daily Happy Hour • All Locations avon Vail eagle 949-9900 476-9026 benchmark 337-9900 shopping ctr. eagle crossing shopping ctr. Village center Mall Across from Solaris Open 11a.m. Daily

across from christie lodge open 11a.m. daily

above the bowling alley open 11a.m. daily

This revolutionary method provides results without the dangers associated with surgery

Special April Pricing – SAVE $500 

970‐376‐7779 


4

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

CINEMA

Vilar to screen film about Benazir Bhutto tonight Killing of Pakistani female politician created chaos

926-3433 | corner at edwards | eatdrinkdish.com

926-1393 | corner at edwards | eatdrinkdish.com

10

% off

Lisa Brown 328.4055 Eagle Ranch

of retail sales go to Green Bikes in Eagle for Earth Month We proudly carry Moroccan oil, organic color solutions & simply organic

On December 27, 2007, a suicide bomber killed Benazir Bhutto, twice elected female prime-mister and greatest hope of stability for the embattled Pakistani political world. Presented by the Vail Symposium, the documentary film “Bhutto” chronicling her life, death and the resulting chaos will be playing tonight at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek. Featured at the Sundance film festival and in the running for the 2009 Academy Award for documentary feature, “Bhutto” was produced by Duane Baughman who touches on how remarkable it is for a female to rise to power in a Muslim nation, “I always wondered how Benazir managed to defeat the impossible odds stacked against any woman in Pakistan and accomplish what she was able to accomplish,” said Buaghman Bhutto was unceremoniously thrust into politics when her father, former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto – the first democratically elected leader of Pakistan -was overthrown in a military coup by his hand-picked Army Chief, Gen. Zia ul-Huq. In April 1979, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged in a “judicial assassination.” “Bhutto” shows us, from that moment on, how Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s eldest child dedicated her life to avenging his death, and restoring not only the Bhutto name, but democracy to Pakistan. This film shows that Benazir Bhutto was a much more complex and historically unique figure than many people may’ve realized,” believes producer and friend to Bhutto Mark Siegel, “An expert on the politics and history of Pakistan. She was an extraordinary bridge between cultures, continents and religions selflessly accepting a political mantel she never wanted, a responsibility that was thrust upon her.” Benazir Bhutto won her first election under the banner of her martyred father’s popular Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in 1988, and was removed in a military- backed coup in 1990. She rose again in 1993 but was toppled by the power elite in 1996. She would see both of her beloved brothers die mysteriously at the hand of others, with Shanahwaz the youngest poisoned in France, and Murtaza the first born son, gunned down in a shootout on a Pakistani street. “Bhutto” opens as Benazir Bhutto is about to walk back into the lions’ den after eight years of self-imposed exile in London, New York and Dubai amid a swirl of politically-motivated corruption charges. The very night of her triumphant return, a double-suicide bombing assassination attempt killed 170 of her supporters. “We will continue to meet the public,” she said defiantly after narrowly escaping. “We will not be deterred.” She would soon be murdered during a political rally attended by over one million of her followers. In a series of statistics given early on, the film details how Pakistan remains a country in the throes of Jihad. The country is 97 percent Muslim. 60 percent of its citi-

“Buttho,” the stunning documentary about assassinated Pakistani female politician Benazir Bhutto, screens tonight at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek courtesy of the Vail Symposium. Tickets are $11; show starts at 7 p.m.

zens live on under $2 a day, but the military machine is bolstered by a $7.8 billion budget. And it continues to be a powder-keg with a nuclear arsenal of what are believed to be 90 armed warheads, and averages nearly three terrorist attacks a week since Bhutto’s death two years ago. Baughman encapsulates Bhutto’s import in the filmaker’s statement, “As much as this film resonates with the entire world, I would like it to empower women and young girls everywhere with the message: If there are times when you think the world is against you, think of Benazir, who came from a country where the law dictates that women come second, and honor killings are legal. Yet in her 54 short years, Benazir stared down the dictator who killed her father, restored democracy to her country, and shattered the glass ceiling in Pakistan forever. Show starts at 7 p.m., tickets are $11.

Live Tonight

Mat & Ted Doors open at 8 pm, Live at 10 pm

Locals Appreciation Drink Special

1 Wells & Drafts 8-10 pm $ 2 Wells & Drafts 10-12 am $ 3 Wells & Drafts 12 am-close $ 3 Jager Shots all night $ 5 Jager Bombs all night

- Happy Hour Appetizer Menu -

$

(970)

At the top of Bridge Street 479-0556 www.theclubvail.com

avon & eagle $ 95 3 !

All Items Only

(3-6pm everyday)

* Chicken Wings * Sliders * Potato Skins * Soft Preztels * Cheesey Garlic Bread

************** * $3.00 Well Drinks

* $2.25 & $2.75 pint drafts


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Vail Mountaineer

5

NEWS

VR welcomes community to join First Chair celebration tonight Ski museum and SSV to help recycle old ski gear Vail Resorts, Inc. invites its employees and the community to the groundbreaking event for First Chair today at 5 p.m. at the First Chair site — formerly known as the North Day Lot — located on the south side of the pedestrian bridge in Vail. First Chair is Vail Resorts’ new employee housing project, located in Lionshead, which includes three- and four-bedroom units that will be used to house seasonal and year-round employees. The project is on schedule for a 2011 opening. Hot dogs and beverages will be served at the event. Specialty Sports Venture (SSV) and the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum will also participate in the ceremony, and in celebration of Earth Month, kick off a three-day effort to recycle ski and snowboard equipment as well as ski memories. Avon-based R.A. Nelson & Associates is the general contractor. The employee housing project was designed by Oz Architects of Boulder, and Avon-based Mauriello Planning Group provided land planning consultation. The 124-bed, four-story structure, located on the southern end of the pedestrian bridge that crosses Interstate 70, includes parking, skier drop-off spaces, and new snow-melted pedestrian walkways along the south and east sides of the project. “I’m looking forward to bringing our employees and members of the community together to celebrate an incredible winter season as well as the groundbreaking of what will be remarkable housing for our employees in an equally remarkable location,” said Chris Jarnot, SVP and COO of Vail Mountain. “We’re definitely excited to be building First Chair,” said R.A. Nelson’s Mike Cuthbertson, senior project manager. “Moving forward with a project like this in a time like this demonstrates great optimism. We’re happy to be part of that. And housing employees close to the workplace is a trend we all hope to see more of in this valley.” “As locals, we understand both the need and the challenges of employee housing all up and down this valley. Kudos to Vail Resorts for moving forward with First Chair and addressing that need head on,” added R.A. Nelson President Travis Bossow. According to Susie Tjossem, executive director of the Colorado Ski Museum, the Earth Month event is an opportunity to build the museum’s collection of photos, artifacts and stories. SSV will maintain bins on the

First Chair groundbreaking • Community event to celebrate groundbreaking for 124-bed employee housing project located in Lionshead and recycle old ski and snowboard equipment • Thursday, April 15 at 5 p.m. • If you are attending the April 15 groundbreaking at 5 p.m., participants are asked to park in the Lionshead Parking Structure (free after 3 p.m.) and walk to the First Chair site • If you are recycling your equipment Friday-Sunday, April 16-18, you may drive into the First Chair site for quick drop-off • If you have a museum artifact that you want to contribute directly to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum, call 970-476-1876

site throughout the weekend where ski and snowboard equipment will be collected. “We’re encouraging people to recycle their memories as well as help build the museum’s collection of artifacts,” said Tjossem, who is also a member of the Vail Town Council. “We’re preparing for Vail’s 50th Anniversary in 2012 and the museum is looking for unique items that represent Vail’s history – photos, equipment, unusual or stylish ski wear – and stories about Vail’s residents and their accomplishments.” If you have a museum artifact that you want to contribute directly to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum, call 970-476-1876 to for information on how to do so. If you don’t have that special museum contribution – just recycle. SSV will keep the collection bins on the First Chair site through Sunday. SSV has a multi-faceted recycle program that includes interest from several snowsports industry manufacturers to incorporate the recycled materials into manufacturing of new equipment in the pursuit of sustainable design. If you are recycling your equipment Friday-Sunday, April 16-18, you may drive into the First Chair site for quick dropoff. If you want to attend today’s groundbreaking, you are asked to park in the Lionshead Parking Structure (free after 3 p.m.) and walk to the First Chair site. Contact Kristin Kenney Williams with Vail Resorts for more information at (970) 754-2712 or kwilliams@ vailresorts.com.

Music Every Friday Night • 7-10 pm Long time locals playing every week

Crazy Mtn. Brewery in Edwards on tap at the Alpenrose! 1% of proceeds go to local charity

Beer & Brat Specials Daily $11.95 BEST DECK IN VAIL • EUROPEAN CUISINE 35 YEARS • VOTED #1 FOR PASTERIES 970-476-8899 • Vail Village, 100 E.Meadow Drive

Got Kids?

Check out Vail’s most awesome selection of sleds and snow toys for kids of all ages.

“Yippe e, it’s at Kids fun port!”

• Pull Sleds • Toboggans • Bike Sleds • Racing Sleds • Snowballer • Snow Thrower • Igloo Makers

970-476-1666 • 122 E. Meadow Dr. • Suite F4 Vail, CO visit: kidsportvail.com

Your Avon Area Locally Owned & Operated Coffee Shops Avon Bakery & Deli Loaded Joes Route 6 Cafe Columbine Bakery

If we missed your shop, we apologize. Call us at 926-6602 and we’ll get you in next time.

Get a Vail Mountaineer at these Starbucks:

Safeway

Avon City Market

Locally owned and operated since 2008

(970) 926-6602 info@vailmountaineer.com 295 Main St., Suite C103, Edwards, CO 81632

Lionshead Starbucks

PUBLISHER: Jim Pavelich ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER: Erinn Hoban EDITOR: John LaConte GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Scott Burgess REPORTERS: Randy Wyrick, Geoff Mintz ADVERTISING: Kimberly Hulick, John Kirkutis, Shana Larsen ADmINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Cari Novak ADVERTISERS please check your ad for accuracy the first day it runs. The Vail Mountaineer’s liability for errors shall not exceed the value of the first day’s ad. ©2008 Vail Mountaineer. All rights reserved. No animals were harmed in the production of this paper.


6

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

2 for 1 Entrees with the purchase of a bottle of wine

ENTERTAINMENT

Tonight’s local music scene By Geoff Mintz Mountaineer Staff Writer

man emotion and the feelings that people experience.” Show starts at 10 p.m. with cheap drinks as always.

DJ Angie Muzic at Loaded Joe’s, Avon

Reservations Recommended • 476-5828 Restrictions may apply.

Confidential Compassionate Counseling • Providing psychological services for adults, children and teens. • Licensed in New York & Colorado 28 years experience. Dr. Henry J. Goetze, Psychologist

970-926-0204 • 845-594-4692 Avon, Center, Suite 218

Octopus Nebula at Samana, Vail Village

As a band, Octopus Nebula seeks to create the kind of deep, multi-layered, psychedelic grooves that we, as individuals, have constantly sought but seldom found on our own musical journeys. Their writing is intended to convey the sound and emotion of a place … an experience … a time… It embraces many genres of music, conveying the essence of all without being a literal interpretation of any. In this process, they make a conscious effort to avoid the standard musical forms that have been exploited by so many other bands… no well worn blues, rock or pop formulas and no boring techno beats our listeners have heard a thousand times over. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5.

Matt and Ted at The Club, Vail Village

The acoustic rock/pop duo of Ted Hammock and Matt Fisher is influenced by G. Love, Dispatch, Sublime and Jack Johnson. “I love more chill stripped down acoustic music,” says Hammock. “I love the gauntlet of hu-

One of the Valley’s premiere DJs will bring her hiphop/dance party to Loaded Joe’s for their end-of-season bash. “Come drink and dance and start the weekend off right – on Thursday,” Angie said. “I got into DJing because it’s fun – not because I wanted to be the only girl DJ in the Valley.” Two for one wells and drafts from 9:30 – 11 p.m.

Justin and Kyle and DJ Dis Dance at Whiskey Jacks, Vail Village

Justin and Kyle from local band Down the Hatch play all your acoustic and alternative rock favorites from 8 to 11 p.m. in the Middle Room. In the Disco Room, DJ Dis Dance takes it late night spinning ‘80s, ‘90s and today’s best hip-hop. $5 bottomless beer from 8 to 11 p.m. $3 wells and $5 bombs till 12 p.m.


Thursday, April 15, 2010

NEWS Lynne Swanson shows us living history ... Chantaquan Lynne Swanson portrayed Isabella Bird, world explorer of the late 1800s, for “An Evening of Living History” at the Vail Library last night. She’s seen here in her full get-up outside the library. Starting Friday, the library will host a Battle Mountain High School student art exhibit, which will continue through the end of the month. Avery Cunliffe photo.

Celebrate!

Join Vail Resorts today at 5 pm in celebrating the groundbreaking for First Chair, exciting new employee housing in Lionshead, and Earth Month by recycling skis and snowboards! Park in the lionshead Parking Structure (free after 3 p.m.) and walk to the First Chair site – formerly known as the North Day lot and located on the south side of the pedestrian bridge.

Hot dogs and beverages will be served. Specialty Sports Venture and the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum in celebration of Earth Month will kick off a three-day effort with collection bins at the First Chair site to recycle ski and snowboard equipment as well as ski memories: Photos, equipment, unusual or stylish ski wear; Stories about Vail's residents and their accomplishments; Specific Olympic clothing, coats, skis, stocking hats, flags and non-newspaper memorabilia like photos; Ski patrol-clothing, skis, equipment and photos; historic and present day; 10th Mountain Division artifacts: skis, poles, clothing, equipment; Wooden skis, from 1880s-1930s; Old ski clothing, 1880s-1940s; The Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places is planning a Sustainable Art Sled exhibition next winter season and is looking wooden Flexible Flyers or toboggans. *If you are recycling your equipment Friday-Sunday, April 16-18, you may drive into the First Chair site for quick drop-off in SSV collection bins.

Vail Mountaineer

7


8

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

THE UPDATE

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

has said he won’t “take any options off the table with respect to Iran,” Undersecretary of Defense Michele Flournoy said. “Now, that means to me that military options remain on the table.” Iran is pursuing an aggressive missile program, including intercontinental missiles it would need outside expertise to perfect, Defense Intelligence Agency director Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Israli-Palestinian peace agreement is of ‘vital national security’

It was just a phrase at the end of President Obama’s news conference on Tuesday, but it was a stark reminder of a far-reaching shift in how the United States views the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and how aggressively it might push for a peace agreement. When Mr. Obama declared that resolving the long-running Middle East dispute was a “vital national security interest of the United States,” he was highlighting a change that has resulted from a lengthy debate among his top officials over how best to balance support for Israel against other American interests, writes the New York Times. “This shift, described by administration officials who did not want to be quoted by name when discussing internal discussions, is driving the White House’s urgency to help broker a Middle East peace deal,” reports the Times. “It increases the likelihood that Mr. Obama, frustrated by the inability of the Israelis and the Palestinians to come to terms, will propose his own parameters for an eventual Palestinian state.” In the Time’s report, Mr. Obama said conflicts like the one in the Middle East ended up “costing us significantly in terms of both blood and treasure” — drawing an explicit link between the Israeli-Palestinian strife and the safety of American soldiers as they battle Islamic extremism and terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

The worst thing to happen to the space program since REM

It’s not easy to go up against a living legend, but that’s what President Obama will be doing Thursday when he gives a speech on new NASA policies that are being blasted by Neil Armstrong, reports the Oval a political news source. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, criticized Obama’s plans to scrap NASA’s return-to-themoon program and other projects. “Without the skill and experience that actual spacecraft operation provides, the USA is far too likely to be on a long downhill slide to mediocrity,” the Oval cited a letter signed by Armstrong and two other famed exastronauts, James Lovell and Eugene Cernan. Obama travels today to Cape Canaveral, Fla., to speak at NASA

Art +Love + Skiing = Happy

49

$

95

headquarters.

Banks support don’t ask, don’t tell policy

The biggest U.S. commercial banks will take their fight against disclosure of Federal Reserve lending in 2008 to the Supreme Court if necessary, the top lawyer for an industry-owned group said in a Bloomberg report. According to Bloomberg, continued legal appeals will delay or block the first public look at details of the central bank’s $2 trillion in emergency lending during the 2008 financial crisis. The Clearing House Association LLC, a group that includes Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., joined the Fed in defense of a lawsuit brought by Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News, seeking release of records related to four Fed lending programs. In the report, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled March 19 that the central bank must release the documents. A three-judge panel of the appellate court rejected the Fed’s argument that disclosure would stigmatize borrowers and discourage banks from seeking emergency help.

Tea Party rally in Boston

Sarah Palin rallied the conservative tea party movement near the scene of its historical inspiration Wednesday, telling Washington politicians that government should be working for the people, not the other way around. Addressing roughly 5,000 people, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee accused President Barack Obama of overreaching with his $787 billion stimulus program. She also criticized the administration’s health care, student loan and financial regulatory overhauls. “Is this what their ‘change’ is all about?” Palin asked the crowd on a sun-splashed Boston Common. “I want to tell ‘em, nah, we’ll keep clinging to our Constitution and our guns and religion — and you can keep the change.” Tea partiers planned to meet for a final rally in Washington on Thursday, coinciding with the federal taxfiling deadline. Local events are also planned in Oklahoma, Ohio and other locations.

America loves Hillary

And a new CNN/Opinion Research Poll has just revealed that even today Americans like that other Democrat more and dislike that other Democrat less than they do the incumbent Democratic president, writes Andrew Malcom of the LA Times. That other Democrat is, of course, Hillary Clinton, who fought and scratched her way mightily but unsuccessfully through those bitter, belligerent Democratic primaries and caucuses of 2008. The former first lady and current secretary of State professes no intra-mural interest in challenging her White House boss, as she

must as long as she’s an administration team member, writes Malcom. The published CNN article focused on an Obama matchup with Sarah Palin. But within the data were Favorable/Unfavorable ratings for numerous prominent politicians of both parties, writes Malcom. Here are the surprising new poll numbers for Clinton: 61% now think favorably of the former senator and only 35% unfavorably, both numbers improved from the 56% and 40% she had during the Democratic National Convention in late August of 2008.

Twitter to be chronicled by Library of Congress

While the short form musings of a generation chronicled by Twitter might seem ephemeral, the Library of Congress wants to save them for posterity — and Google wants to let you search them like an archive, the organizations announced yesterday as reported by Wired magazine. The unrelated announcements make it clear that at least some people think billions of short messages are worth archiving. In four years, the service turned simple, 140-character status updates on what people are doing into a global publishing phenomenon that tracks and creates the Zeitgeist, reports Wired. Now, according to Wired, Twitter messages — from the musings of celebrities to citizens’ cataloging of their daily breakfasts to the pronouncements of politicians — will be archived permanently by the Library of Congress. The Twitter archive of all public tweets, starting from its inception in March 2006, will join such august collections such as letters from the Civil War and famous photographs from Great Depressionera works project.

Start spreading the news; South Park is coming today

The creators of the cheeky animated TV series “South Park” are taking aim at Broadway. Trey Parker and Matt Stone have written a musical comedy called “The Book of Mormon” that will open on Broadway in March 2011. The two wrote the show’s book, music and lyrics, along with Robert Lopez, one of the creators of the Tony-winning “Avenue Q.” The musical will be directed by Parker and Jason Moore, who directed “Avenue Q.” Producers Scott Rudin and Anne Garefino said yesterday that a theater, casting and other production details would be announced later. The Emmy-winning “South Park” premiered in 1997 on Comedy Central.

KSM may be coming later

Attorney General Eric Holder is still in a New York state of mind on the 9/11 trial. But, he finally allowed yesterday that he might shake it off soon, reports the

Custom Metal Work Includes: • ornamental • architectural • artistic

Summer Tire Change-Over

Full service and repairs on autos, 4x4s, trucks/diesels. Open 6 days-a-week • 9 am-6 pm • Sundays by appointment. Pick-up and delivery services available.

TIRES and MORE

824 E. Chambers Ave. B-5, Eagle 328.5200 • 470.9960 Sé habla Español

We can fix it too!

Ask about our metal repairs

949-0961 • 949-8125 41266 Hwy 6 Across from Route 6 Cafe


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Vail Mountaineer

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------New York Daily News. Sen. Chuck Schumer begged to differ. “We know the administration is not going to hold the trial in New York. They should just say it already,” Schumer said in the report after Holder completed his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. A decision on where to hold the 9/11 trial is still “a number of weeks” away, Holder said in the Daily News report, but he acknowledged the administration is looking to prosecute attacks mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed outside of the city.

“It used a particular statistical technique that exaggerated the effect [of recent warming],” he reportedly said. The criticism came as part of a report published yesterday that found the scientists behind the “Climategate” e-mail scandal had behaved “honestly and fairly” and showed “no evidence of any deliberate scientific malpractice”.

US troops leave Afghan valley of Korengal

Court filings show Larry King has filed for divorce from his seventh wife.The host of CNN’s “Larry King Live” filed yesterday in Los Angeles to end the couple’s nearly 13-year marriage, citing “irreconcilable differences.” He married Shawn Southwick in a hospital room in 1997 shortly before surgery to clear a clogged blood vessel. He is seeking joint custody of the couple’s two sons, ages 11 and 9. Howard Rubenstein is a spokesman for King. He says King’s “major concern is the welfare of his children.” Rubenstein said King would not comment further on the divorce. The filing was first reported by celebrity Web site TMZ.com.

U.S. troops are pulling out of Afghanistan’s perilous Korengal Valley as part of a new focus on protecting population centers, NATO said Wednesday, ending a mission that saw some of the most intense fighting of the nearly nine-year American presence in the country. The isolated mountainous region of caves and canyons on the eastern border with Pakistan has been the scene of near daily exchanges of fire between NATO and insurgents, who use it as a route for infiltrating weapons and fighters into Afghanistan. While militants will likely portray the withdrawal as a defeat for foreign forces in Afghanistan, NATO termed the move a “realignment” resulting from changing strategies to deal with a Taliban-led insurgency that has strengthened and gripped once stable parts of the country.

John McCain’s Iranian strategy

Senator John McCain says the United States has been backing away from a brewing fight with Iran, while that country moves ever closer to having nuclear weapons. McCain opened a Senate hearing yesterday by saying that Iran will get the bomb unless the United States acts more boldly. Speaking figuratively, the Arizona Republican says the U.S. keeps pointing a loaded gun at Iran but failing to “pull the trigger.”

High-sticking claimed by president of Royal Statistical Society

A key piece of evidence in climate change science was slammed as “exaggerated” yesterday by the UK’s leading statistician, in a vindication of claims that global warming sceptics have been making for years, reports the Financial Times. Professor David Hand, president of the Royal Statistical Society, said that a graph shaped like an ice hockey stick that has been used to represent the recent rise in global temperatures had been compiled using “inappropriate” methods writes the Times.

Tonight!

OCTOPUS NEBULA electronica/down tempo/psychedelic

$5 Cover $3 wells all night coming up

saturday DJ LITO sunday 5 DJs

476-3433 | samanalounge.com

Larry King clears clogged up marital life

Mel Gibson follows Larry’s lead

Mel Gibson and the mother of his 5-month-old baby have reportedly split after dating for just over a year, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. According to the Chronicle, Gibson and Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva went public with their romance after the actor/director’s wife of 30 years filed for divorce last April. But the relationship was not meant to last, according to reports. A source reportedly tells People magazine, “They just drifted apart. They’re both working hard on their careers and trying to raise a sweet baby together. They’re still friends and they’ll both raise Lucia together.”

Russell re-Branding for movie career

British funny man Russell Brand is planning to give himself a complete makeover in a bid to land more movie roles -- he’s chopping off his trademark long locks and adopting a smarter look, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. The actor is known for his scruffy clothes and messy hair, and has so far appeared in films including “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “St. Trinian’s,” where he has been able to keep a similar look to his real life image, writes the Chronicle. But he’s about to get a makeover for upcoming film “Arthur,” a remake of Dudley Moore’s 1981 comedy, in which he will play the title character, a fun-loving playboy who has to choose between a family fortune and

9

[From page 1]

his working-class girlfriend, reports the Chronicle.

Octomom avoids balloon

Octuplets mother Nayda Suleman has reached an agreement with her mortgage holder that will allow her and her 14 children to stay in their Southern California home for at least six months. Suleman was facing foreclosure after she missed a March 10 deadline for a $450,000 balloon payment. Her lawyer, Jeff Czech, said Wednesday that Suleman’s mortgage holder, Amer Haddadin, has agreed to a six-month extension. Haddadin says the agreement calls for Suleman to continue making monthly payments of $4,000 until the balloon payment is due. Suleman’s father, Ed Doud, bought the $565,000 home in the Orange County city of La Habra last year. Terms of the purchase called for a $130,000 down payment, the monthly payments and the final balloon payment.

Still cheaper than Perrier

The giant water wholesaler serving 26 cities and water districts in Southern California is hiking rates 15 percent — and it’s ordering mandatory conservation for a second year. The board of the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted Tuesday to hike water rates by 7.5 percent on Jan. 1 and another 7.5 percent a year later. District customers provide drinking water to nearly 19 million people in parts of Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The MWD says the increases are necessary because restrictions on pumping Sacramento-San Joaquin river delta water have crimped supplies.

Eubanks leaving Leno show

“Tonight Show” bandleader Kevin Eubanks has made it official: He’s leaving as Jay Leno’s sideman in May after 18 years with the late-night host. He told Leno during Monday’s taping of “Tonight” in Burbank, Calif., that he was ready for a career change of pace, but he didn’t announce specific plans. Eubanks called the NBC late-night show his “home” and said it had been “a wonderful experience” working there. Eubanks, 52, whose duties included comic sidekick to Leno as well as guitarist, has been aboard since Leno took over “Tonight” in 1992. Eubanks became musical director when Branford Marsalis left in 1995. In February, NBC said Eubanks had expressed interest in personal touring and recording. His final day on “Tonight” is May 28. NBC did not immediately announce his replacement. —Update stories, unless otherwise cited, appear courtesy The Associated Press

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


10

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

ATHLETIC STUFF

Chron: Tiger’s marriage is over Golfer Tiger Woods and his estranged wife, Elin Nordegren, are making the finishing touches to their divorce, according to reports cited by the San Francisco Chronicle. Just days after Woods completed his triumphant return to golf following his cheating scandal, “Entertainment Tonight” reports Nordegren, who failed to show at his U.S. Masters Tournament comeback, is

close to filing for divorce. Correspondent Kevin Frazier, of the Chronicle, who has links to Woods, says, “For weeks now there have been rumors that Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren might reconcile and save their marriage. It was believed by going to sex rehab that Tiger had done just enough to keep his family together. But the Chronicle’s sources

have claimed that the marriage is indeed over. “Evidence? Well, the fact that Elin was on a plane, in the air, headed to Arizona during the final round of the Masters. Usually, with her husband in contention at his biggest tournament, she would be there waiting for him in case he won; instead she made a plan so that she would be in the air while Tiger was playing.”

Gentle Ben working out with Steelers Gets dropped by Jerky sponsor Pittsburgh Steelers star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took part in offseason conditioning work for the first time this year on Wednesday. Roethlisberger reported to the Steelers’ practice facility one day after he met with commissioner Roger Goodell in New York to discuss the two-time Super Bowl winner’s off-field problems. Most Steelers players began the weightlifting and conditioning sessions on March 29, but Roethlisberger previously stayed away to avoid being a distraction. He is expected to take part Monday in the Steelers’ first on-field

practices since the season ended in January. Roethlisberger learned Monday he will not be charged for the alleged sexual assault of a Georgia college student last month. However, he could be disciplined by the league or the Steelers for his conduct. He also remains involved in an ongoing civil lawsuit in Nevada in which he is accused of sexual assault by a hotel employee. This week gentle Ben was also dropped by one of his sponsors. The New York Times reported Tuesday that the company that produced beef jerky

endorsed by Ben Roethlisberger has moved to drop its contract with the quarterback.Ty Ballou, owner of Pittsburghbased PLB Sports, Inc., confirmed the news to the Times and made clear that Roethlisberger’s offseason problems led him to the decision. Ballou told CNBC that he was comfortable breaking his contract with Roethlisberger because of a morals clause in the deal.

RIGHT: Ben Roethlisberger was dropped by a sponsor that makes beef jerky yesterday. Roethlisberger worked out with the Steelers yesterday for the first time this spring.

Broncos trade star receiver

Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall pulls in a pass in front of Oakland Raiders safety Tyvon Branch during a game in Denver. A person familiar with the deal says the Broncos are trading the star wide receiver to the Miami Dolphins for a pair of second-round draft picks. AP Photo.

Bill Parcells, who knows a thing or two about talented, temperamental receivers, decided Brandon Marshall is worth the trouble. Parcells and the Miami Dolphins also decided Marshall is worth two second-round draft picks, and perhaps even a contract extension making him one of the NFL’s best-paid pass catchers. Miami acquired the high-maintenance Pro Bowl wideout Wednesday from the Denver Broncos for a second-round pick next week and another next year. He’s expected to soon sign the long-term deal he has been seeking for more than a year. “It’s good to be here, man,” Marshall said as he mingled with fans at the Miami Heat’s game against New Jersey. Marshall fills the Dolphins’ most glaring need: a go-to guy who will loosen up defenses for their potentially potent ground game and young, strong-armed quarterback

Chad Henne. However, the former Central Florida star returns to the Sunshine State with plenty of issues. While he caught at least 100 passes each of the past three years and made the Pro Bowl the past two seasons, the Broncos were willing to part with Marshall because he became a chronic headache. He has a history of domestic violence, clashed with coach Josh McDaniels and was summoned to the office of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. That didn’t dissuade Parcells, who had mixed results working with headline-making receivers Terry Glenn in New England, Keyshawn Johnson in New York and Terrell Owens in Dallas. The Dolphins’ Marshall plan is unknown, because the ever-secretive team didn’t comment beyond a brief news release. But he’s their biggest addition since Venus and

Serena Williams, who added glamour to the team’s ownership group last year but failed to catch a single pass. Miami’s receiving corps wasn’t too productive, either. The Dolphins totaled two touchdown passes of 20 yards or more last season, fewest in the NFL. Speedy Ted Ginn Jr. has been a disappointment since Miami took him with the ninth overall draft pick in 2007. Ginn and the other wideouts — Brian Hartline, Davone Bess and Greg Camarillo — combined for only six touchdown catches last season while averaging just 11.7 yards per catch. “We need big playmakers,” general manager Jeff Ireland said in February. “We need players that make chunk yardage. We need players that score touchdowns. We need to get more production out of the wide receiver position.”

Colorado Mountain Medical Don’t is pleased to announce the addition of

Kerri M. Charles, MD Board Certified in Family Medicine

Kerri M. Charles, MD will begin seeing patients in the Vail and Eagle offices of Colorado Mountain Medical on March 24, 2010.

Break the Bank Advertising in the Vail Mountaineer is affordable and effective.

VIENNA SCHNITZEL TONIGHT!

Dr. Charles states, “I feel fortunate every day to be allowed to participate in helping patients improve their health and hopefully their lives.”

Eagle 970-328-1650 Vail 970-476-7600 Edwards 970-926-6340 www.colmtmed.com

Call us today! 926-6602 doctors you know and trust

47 E. Beaver Creek Blvd. Avon, CO

970.845.2252


Thursday, April 15, 2010

ATHLETIC STUFF

Bos boss of stage-1 at Vuelta de Castilla

30

Vail Mountaineer

% Off

11

Rocker Tees now at...

Theo Bos of the Netherlands won the first stage of the Vuelta de Castilla and Leon yesterday ahead of a 79-rider pack. The Cervelo Test Team rider covered the 98-mile ride from Belorado to Burgos in 3 hours, 52 seconds, 8 seconds to beat Graeme Brown of Australia and Pablo Urtasun of Spain, who both finished in the same time. The first cyclist not to register the same time was 80th-place Ruben Reig of Spain, who finished 27 seconds behind. Thursday’s stage is a 130.4-mile trek from Burgos to Carrion de los Condes.

949-4555 40814 Hwy 6, Eagle-Vail

RIGHT: Theo Bos finished first on the 79 rider pack in stage-1 of the Vuelta de Castilla yesterday. AP photo.

Cyclist suing newspaper Former world junior cycling champion Mark French is suing an Australian newspaper for labeling him a disgraced drug cheat. The 25-year-old was banned for two years in 2004 for doping offenses, but was cleared on appeal the following year. French is now suing the Herald and Weekly Times in the Victorian state Supreme Court over articles published in August 2004 which he said damaged his reputation. The Herald and Weekly Times told the court Wednesday it will defend the charges because at the time the reports were published French was under suspension for doping offenses. French’s lawyer, Paul Hayes, said one of the articles referred to the cyclist as a disgraced drug cheat, which was the worst charge that could be leveled at an athlete. LEFT: Road cyclist Mark French is suing an Australian newspaper for giving him an unwanted label. AP photo.

6

$

Avon - Walmart 979.306.3041 Glenwood Springs 979.366.4136

The only warranty authorized dealer in Eagle County!

A lpine Appliance Center tstststst

Daily Lunch Specials

949-1199 | Eagle-Vail, CO alpineappliance.com

Monday: Classic Reuben $ Tuesday: French Dip Wednesday: Philly Cheese Steak burger Thursday: Gyro Melt and fries Friday: Grilled Portabello $

4

extra patty 1

Tue-Fri Lunch Only

Grand Ave. & 4th, Eagle • 328.1234

Blue Plate Bistro 845-2252 • Avon


12

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

20

% off

the lowest marked price in our showroom must present this coupon

LIGHTS ON BROADWAY 330 Broadway• Eagle • 328-5628

Capture your custo Chamber seminar teaches how to overcome

Affordable health care that works. 970.309.9253

236 W. 3rd St., Eagle

call for an appointment or visit us at www.laughingbuddha-acupuncture.com

EAGLE

328-6069 850 Chambers Ave. Eagle, CO

• Embroidery • Screen Printing • Letterman Jackets • Digital Garment Printing • Heat Transfers • Trophies & More!

World-Class Physical Therapy in Eagle David Honda is available at Eagle Valley Physical Therapy on Tues. and Thurs. Call 328-1004 for an appointment. He is also available in Vail and Edwards Mon., Wed., and Fri.

25

%

200 Capitol Street #101 Eagle, CO 81631 970-328-1004 vailphysicaltherapy.com

Buy 1 item and get any second item at

50off

%

By Randy Wyrick Mountaineer Staff Writer

Capturing the Mind of Your Customers

Trying to keep the modern consumer’s attention is like trying to stick a thumb tack into a tornado. Tony Rubleski is president of the Mind Capture Group, and he’s coming to Eagle to teach you what thumb tack to use. Rubleski provides focus in an advertising deficit disorder world. He specializes in direct marketing, advanced public relations and sales and marketing strategies for business groups, sales teams and non-profit leaders. He wrote a couple books about it all, and people actually bought them, read them and applied their lessons. They’re making money. You can too. “I meet too many people who think they know it all and typically fit into one of two categories: broke and arrogant,” Rubileski says. “You must create messages and offers that address and answer the challenges of attention, time and proof.” He has piled up a long list of expertise, accomplishment and acquaintances - all the stuff you’d need to be as successful as he has been, teaching other people to be successful. The core of the message goes something like this: The average person is bombarded with 4,000-5,000 marketing messages each day. Your ability to capture and hold business depends on standing out from that barrage. “There is a way to cut through the clutter and master proven techniques to get noticed, Rubileski says. “It’s amazing how much money is wasted every day on marketing and advertising messages that produce little, if any results, and most importantly sales. It doesn’t have to be that way.” At the seminar, you’ll learn: • How to generate more referrals and repeat business

• Secrets of capturing the attention of the 21st century customer • Proven ways to grow your business even during a slow economy • The concept of “Mind Capture” and how top marketers use it to get the edge • The power of content and ways to improve your online marketing.

SANTA FE FURNITURE

Tomorrow Night

Home Furnishings

Eclectic collection of furniture, accent pieces and accessories.

Discover how to do good business, even in a bad economy

Morning session: 9-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 21 Afternoon session for chamber of commerce executives: 1-3:30 p.m. Eagle Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Fairgrounds Road Eagle, Colorado It’s open to all business owners, managers and professionals. That’s anyone who has ever rubbed dollar bills together and think it sounds like a symphony. Tickets: $35 for Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce members, $45 for non-members. $75 for the whole day. To purchase tickets online go to www.EagleValley.org. Tickets are available at the CenturyLink Retail Store in Eagle and Eagle Valley Enterprise in Eagle.

LIVE MUSIC Starts at 5:30

Daily Happy Hour 3-6 pm New flat-screen TVs for your favorites sports.

Monday-Friday 9-5 Saturday 10-4 525 McGregor & Highway 6, Gypsum • 328-9091

678 Grand Ave. (Hwy 6 ) Eagle • 328-4043

Sleep Shop Free Bed Frame

of equal or lesser value, valid thru 4/11

328-4888 321 Broadway, Eagle 926-5888 Riverwalk, Edwards

with a matress set purchase over $300

337-5337

Mon-Sat: 10a-5:30p 525 McGregor Dr. Gypsum (In the Santa Fe Furniture building)


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Vail Mountaineer

13

Locally owned and operated for over 30 years

Specializing in home, auto, life, health, commercial and more

omer’s mind advertising deficit disorder

Eagle Information Center opens today

70 Benchmark Rd.Ste #103, Avon Hours 8:00am - 5:30pm 970-949-5110 See our Ad in www.arrowinsurance.net

20/

$

The Eagle Information Center opens for the summer season today. Through late May, the hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s open every day except Tuesday and Wednesday. Beginning May 25, it’s open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “We want to encourage local businesses to market themselves through the Eagle Information Center,” said Michelle Morgan, chamber president.

heartworm test (reg. $38)

20% off all heartworm preventatives

GYPSUM ANIMAL HOSPITAL

970-524-3647 680 Red Table Drive Gypsum CO(just off highway 6)

Midnight Madness rolls out

Mountain biking’s version of Midnight Madness rolled out last night when Eagle dropped the ropes on the town’s trail system. Opening day just happened to fall on Wednesday, the Mountain Pedaler’s normal mid-week ride night. So, a group of the faithful gathered at Charlie Brown’s Mountain Pedaler bike shop on Broadway for their weekly ride, embarking at 6 p.m. They reunited at the shop for a few beverages and some sustenance, then headed back out around midnight. At least it was midnight somewhere. “We’re trying to make it an annual tradition,” Brown said. “Let’s bring the whole posse out there. Everyone’s ready.” LEFT: Tony Rubileski will help you overcome advertising deficit disorder and capture and hold customers. His seminar is being presented by the Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce, next Wednesday at the Eagle County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall. Buy tickets through the Chamber’s Web site, www.eaglevalley.org.

April Special

25

$

off

Any Spay or Neuter

Please mention ad to receive discount

MOUNTAIN MOBILE VETERINARY SERVICE Dr. Sheila Fitzpatrick 970-328-7085

Serving East Vail to Dotsero

Mommy & Me Classes Worried about Every Thursday 10:30 am insurance premiums? We can help. Mike, Debbie & Ana are here for you.

Call Mike Neff Insurance

949.5633

HIGH ALTITUDE SPA A Full Service Salon

Start your summer off with a tan

10 off

$

Tanning Package 970-328-2887

105 Capitol Street #1 | PO Box 486 | Eagle, CO 81631

(970) 328-6644

Located in Avon in the Slifer, Smith & Frampton Bldg.

For more information > www.TheArtCtr.com

www.michaelneffagency.com

Art Classes for the community • Gypsum, CO (next to Costco)

eagle 6.25

Serving the Vail Valley since 1990

$

Lunch Menu 7 items - $6.25 each!

Monday-Friday 11 am- 3 pm Above the bowling alley in Eagle • 337-9900

Dark Sky Lighting at

LIGHTS ON BROADWAY

330 Broadway • Eagle • 328-5628


14

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

THE GORE RANGE BREWERY IS ONE OF THE LIVELIEST RESTAURANTS in the Vail Valley. With its casual atmosphere, excellent beer, and great food, locals and visitors all agree that the Gore Range Brewery is among their favorites. From great family dining to pub crawls and busy Friday nights, the Gore Range Brewery fits everyone’s needs. For lunch or dinner, they are never empty and are always excited to serve you. Come in and try their world famous beers and stay for the amazing food.

Chris and Brett are enjoying chips and salsa at the Gashouse. Stop in for happy hour today!

Excellent Food Reasonable Prices Taking Reservations at 476-3113

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Located In Vail Village

Serving Continuously 9am-11pm • 476-3113

ALL SPORTS ALL THE TIME NHL, NBA & MLB Watch all the games on big screen and 14 HD T.V.s!

In the Evergreen Lodge, 250 South Frontage Road West • 479-6137 Open at 4 pm weekdays, 3 pm on weekends

Famed winemaker David Arthur and his significant other were spotted at the 20th annual Taste of Vail’s Grand Tasting on Saturday.


Thursday, April 15, 2010

JOHN AT COLORADO MOUNTAIN CLEANERS IN AVON features Green Earth Cleaning. They use an organic process to clean your clothes and linens for residential and commercial needs. Colorado Mountain Cleaners are located next to Finnegans Wake or call them at 748-0700.

eagle

Start Smart Baseball Adult Soccer

766-5555 328-5277 777-8888

gypsum

Adult Swim Team

edwards

NEIL AT THERAPY MASTERS SPECIALIZES IN back and neck disorders, sports and work related injuries, pre and post surgical treatment and many other physical therapy needs. Give Neil a call at 845-9600.

For more information visit www.wecmrd.org

Vail Mountaineer

15


16

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Our sandwiches are bigger and last longer. Mon - Fri: 7am-4pm • Sat - Sun: 8am-4pm Conveniently Located at 150 Cooley Mesa Rd.

970-777-3663

Mike “The Drywall Guy” for all your drywall needs.

20 years of quality workmanship at affordable prices.

Affordable Texturing & Repair Specialist

STONE CREEK 5TH GRADERS SPENT A FEW HOURS AT THE WECMRD FIELD HOUSE IN EDWARDS RECENTLY. The 5th graders enjoyed dodge ball, basketball and volleyball.

970.390.9495

Spring Sale!

20

$

Thurs., April 15-Sun., April 18

off

every $100 you spend

New Spring Arrivals dresses • tops • shorts lingerie • jeans

Vail Village

Under the Tap Room 476-7555

2 LOCATIONS!

Avon

Across from Pier 1 748-5008

Fun Affordable Fashion • Open 7 days a week


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Vail Mountaineer

17

You, Only Better

www.renewyourlooks.com

970.766.FACE (3223) 56 Edwards Village Blvd. • Suite 226 Edwards, CO Devinder S. Mangat, M.D., F.A.C.S.

The Knit Wits get together every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. to knit and share. Felting is big among these knitters. The public is welcome to join in on this free community gathering. Don’t know how to knit? Sign up for a knitting class at The Art Center www.theartctr.com or 328-6644.

20

Spring Sale

%

off

Regular priced chandeliers & table lamps

Visit our clearance corner!

Happy Birthday Elle. We had a great time at your party at The Art Center making fluffy flip flops.

A Long Tradition of Fabulous Home Building.

41149 Hwy 6 • Eagle Vail • 949-1508

Easy, Fun & Affordable (No design fee)

Complete Residential Service Contractor for over 30 years.

Build Your Dream Home or Remodel Your Home With Style.

Scott Cliver

Cliver Development 970-390-6389 Eagle-Vail Business Center • Mon-Sat 10-5:30 • 949-0153


18

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Scotty Stoughton (far left) and the Samana Lounge crew enjoying themselves at the 20th annual Taste of Vail’s Grand Tasting on Saturday. Nevada Lee photo/VailPM.com.

THE BROWN FAMILY, AIMEE, TERRY, MADISON AND TYLER enjoyed a great dinner at Etown. Terry says, “You can’t beat Tuesday burger night at Etown.”

A landscaping company for you. You can trust us to do it right. Reasonable pricing. With 18 years experience here in the Valley. A family run company small enough to give you the personal attention you deserve, yet big enough to handle even the largest of projects. • Spring clean up (aeration, power rake) • Lawn & flower bed maintenance • Sprinkler systems, installation & design • Landscape design • Perennial gardens • Nursery www.mccoytreefarm.com • Boulder retaining walls & patios • Water features For a personal consultation please call (970) 926-6430

Green Valley Landscaping, Inc. Edwards, CO

greenvalleylandscapinginc@comcast.net

Zack wants you to stop in at Beaver Liquor to enter for a chance to win a free Budweiser kayak. While your there you can pick up a suitcase of Budweiser for the weekend.

Bee Connected! Transfer your phone number to AT&T and Save!

• Earn $50 per line transfer, up to $250 (Limited time offer, min. 2 lines, exp. 4/30/10)

• No long distance charges on Nationwide plans • Friendly & knowledgeable sales staff • Great prices on a large selection of cell phones

Edwards Corner

Gypsum

(On Hwy 6 near Marble Slab)

(Across from Columbine Market)

M-Sat 9-6, Sundays 11-5

M-F 9-6, Sat 9-4

926-3811

524-0503

AT&T Service provided by AT&T Mobility. ©2010 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the AT&T logo, and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and /or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. Certain condition & restrictions apply. See store for details.


Thursday, April 15, 2010

SPRING BACK TO VAIL

–––––––––––-------------------------------------------------------------

accomplished by blending of kwassa kwassa beats, guitar-centric reggae, and the occasional rap bridge. The show starts a 6 p.m. tomorrow and will include a viewing of the band’s award-winning documentary. Saturday The Spring Back weekend rolls on with singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen playing his brand of alternative country music at Ford Park. Keen has been performing since 1984 and is best known for fan-favorites like “Merry Christmas from the Family,” “Feelin’ Good Again,” “Jesse with the Long Hair,” “I’m Comin’ Home,” and “Gringo Honeymoon.” He’ll take the stage at 5 p.m. Following Keen, the multi-platinum musician, rapper and record producer Wyclef Jean makes his Vail debut. Wyclef broke out in the mid-‘90s as a member of The Fugees – a three-member group that also included Lauryn Hill and Prakazrel “Pras” Michel. Blending hip-hop, reggae, R&B and folk, he broke off on his own in 1997. His performance on Saturday will provide a sneak peek into his upcoming selftitled album to be release June 2010. Wyclef’s performance will contain explicit content, so bring earmuffs for the kiddos. Private Reserve passes to the Wyclef Jean and Robert Earl Keen are available for 100 smackers at the Loaded Joes locations in Avon and Vail Village. The Pass includes preferred stage viewing, food and beverages. Sunday On Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the sentimental among us will have the unique opportunity to take a commemorative photo sitting on a chairlift chair

Vail Mountaineer

19

[From page 1]

form at Checkpoint Charlie from 4:45 to 7 p.m. With 12 albums and 13 singles, Guster has been called the dandy love child of O.A.R. and Dispatch. Performing together for over a decade, Guster’s live shows have a “style of their own,” according to their promotional material.

Although the music doesn’t start till Friday, Spring Back to Vail actually kicked off yesterday with the Bud Light après party at Los Amigos restaurant at the base of Vail Mountain. One of the Bud Light and Spring Back to Vail promotional teams is pictured here handing out giveaway items to event-goers. They’ll be at the rest of the Springs Back to Vail events with more giveaways all weekend. Avery Cunliffe photo.

located next to the legendary Chair 5, which will be replaced this summer by a high-speed quad. From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., the legendary World Pond Skimming Championships returns to the Golden Peak base area. Skimmers from around the world – and perhaps the universe – will test

The Ultimate Vail Retreat

1452 Buffehr Creek

their buoyancy in hopes of becoming the 2010 World Pond Skimming Champion, who will be awarded with not one, but two Epic Passes for next season. Then, to celebrate the conclusion of another fabulous ski season and to round out the Spring Back festival, American alternative rock band Guster will per-

Other stuff Friday through Sunday, the Spring Back to Vail Expo Village will be located at the base of the Vista Bahn and open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Men’s Journal Lounge will feature the Eukanuba Doggy Bar, Leatherman Tools product display and giveaways. Additionally, the IZSTYLE Winter Tour returns with the Reverb Eco Village featuring all kinds of cool giveaways from Bear Naked Granola, Clif Bar, Climate Counts, EVOL Burrito’s, NativeEnergy, Nordica, Oxfam, SIGG, Specialized, Stonyfield Farm and Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance. Liberty Skis and Smith Optics will also be showing their wares in this expo area. Also located in the Vista Bahn base area Friday through Sunday will be the Sony Cierge Experience that will feature the latest Sony gadgets including the new DSCTX5 Cybershot digital camera that is waterproof, freezeproof, shockproof and dustproof. Here, lucky attendees will also have the opportunity to enter a Chair 5 promotion to win a chair from the High Noon Lift as well as a gift from Sony. “The Vista Bahn base area is going to be the happening spot late this week,” said Missy Johnson of Highline Sports and Entertainment. “There will be nonstop action, music, giveaways and demos Friday through Sunday. Plus, dogs are welcome at the Eukanuba Doggy Bar.”

50off 30off %

%

Everything, cash only Pictures & Furniture

Now located below the Shaggy Ram in the Edwards Commercial Park. Highway 6 to Edwards Village Blvd. 2nd left into Edwards Commercial Park. Hours Mon-Sat 11-5 • Sun 11-3 • 926-1370

P

rivately gated high atop Buffehr Creek Rd. with phenomenal views, this property boasts over 14,000 square feet of living area with 8 bedrooms & 10 bathrooms. A fully outfitted gourmet kitchen is flanked by 2 bar top seating areas. Other amenities include a master suite with private office, a 14x20 golf simulator, 2nd media room, zen room with 12 person sauna, 3 steam showers, a 16x40 pool & pool bar, an enormous recreation room, and a wine room. This is a developer’s private residence. Details also include custom iron work and wood carvings throughout the home. Green built, the home utilizes poly foam insulation and passive solar heating, along with multiple extraordinary stone heated patios surrounding the house. Attached to the house is a 6-car, 1,800 square foot garage with workshop, a car wash & dog wash. Just outside is a 100 foot long water feature.

O  $12,900,000 GINA DIZON • PRUDENTIAL COLORADO PROPERTIES .LVRE. • ..

DERMATOLOGY Pediatric & Adult Diseases & Surgery of the Skin Including Skin Cancer & Disorders of the Hair & Nails

Prompt Appointments Available Gary W. Cage, MD • 845.7872 Diplomate American Board of Dermatology Dermatopathology Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine

70 Benchmark Rd., Avon • www.garywcagemd.com


20

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Employment Job Description: - Must have strong electrical background - Inspect or test damaged machine parts and mark defective areas and advise supervisor of repair needs - Install, replace, repair or change machine parts - Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair Qualifications: - Two year technical/trade & high school graduate or equivalent - Applicable certifications in areas of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment -Experience in PLC and computer controlled devices - Experienced in troubleshooting and mechanical repair - Ability to manage multiple projects - Able to work flexible hours and shifts as needed (On Call If Necessary) PO Box 5278 Eagle, CO 81631 970.274.3215 SD@hckombu.com Now accepting resumes for PT/FT for a growing optometric office in Eagle. Billing and office experience preferred. Must be motivated, detail-oriented multi-tasker. Competitive wages/benefits commensurate with experience. Send resume and professional references to eaglevalleyvision@yahoo.com No phone calls please.

Fiestas Cafe since 1989. Taking applications wait staff and line cooks. Must have experience. Apply in person at 57 Edwards Access Road, Edwards Plaza.

for Vail Memorial Park. See http://vailmemorialpark.org, administrator, for complete details/info.

References required. Contact mike@vailcommercial.com

Land Designs by Ellison

• Plant Health Care Technician

• Maintenance Estate Gardener Account Superintendant General Laborer Foreman

• Renovation General Laborer

• Construction General Laborer

WEATHER courtesy NOAA TODAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Please fill out an application at Land Designs by Ellison & A Cut Above Forestry administrative offices located at 1040 Chambers Ave. Ste 2 & 4 Eagle, CO 81631 across from RSC.

SUNDAY

Partly Sunny

Chance of T-Storms

Chance of Rain/Snow

Chance of Rain/Snow

HI 57˚ LOW 30˚

HI 53˚ LOW 34˚

HI 54˚ LOW 33˚

HI 53˚ LOW 33˚

No Phone Calls Please EOE

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

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

For Sale Today Only! 8-12pm 387 Beaver Dam Circle in Vail Village. Moving Sale, Everything Must Go! Furniture - Clothing - Kitchen Items - Linens Or call Zoe at 970.306.1513 if you can’t make it.

The Vail Child Development Center

Opening April 5th Pre K & Toddler programs Year-round, Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:30 pm Located in The Vail Academy in Eagle-Vail Accepting registrations contact: Pam Melot 949-6585 or pmelot@tvcdc.com

Professional Home Improvement Services

Cari@ vailmountaineer. com

949-4800

Classifieds

• Install • • Build • • Repair • • Improve •

926-6602

Affordable Pricing - Highly structured, sequentially organized, multi-sensory and phonics based - Sucess oriented and FUN!

Buy, Sell, Rent, or Find

926-6602

Life CoaCH

– $10 off ANY Repair – Visa & Mastercard Accepted

www.ReliableApp.com

Confused or Stuck?

Relationship or career issues? Jaimie H. Rosen, CPC 970-797-9330

www.jaimiehrosen.com

Let Us Work Hard For You!

Help Wanted Ads

5

$

a day No minimum number of days

926-6602


Thursday, April 15, 2010 4 Door, 2.2L, 35,403 Miles, Stock #77383873 $10,390 888-521-0676

4WD, 4.8L, 4-Speed Automatic, 98,094 Miles, Stock #11281264, $12,390 888-521-0676

4 Door, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 29,958 Miles Stock #6484

4 Door, 1.8L, Manual, 69,707 Miles, 4970

888-413-5024

888-413-5024

EX-L, 3.5L, 5-Speed Automatic, 126,440 Miles, #2302 $7,991

2 Door, Convertible Premium, 3.8L, 61,146 Miles, Stock #1F187886 $8,390 888-521-0676

EX Automatic, 2.3L, 4-Speed Electro, 93,214 Miles, Stock #YA003689 $7,991 888-521-0676

AWD, 2.4L, 4-Speed Transmission, 36,110 Miles, Stock #9Z471995 $16,991 888-521-0676

LS, 2.4L, 4-Speed Automatic, 35,955 Miles, Stock #9F113721 $13,991 888-521-0676

4WD, 2.4L, 4-Speed Automatic, 100,121 Miles Stock #6160 $10,991

2.5L, 85,353 Miles, Stock #7979A

4 Door, 2.8L, 5-Speed Automatic, 56,750 Miles, Stock #2627

4 Door, 2.5L, 6-Speed Automatic, 37,410 Miles, Stock #3445

4 Door, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 37,410 Miles, Stock #P9103

4 Door, 2.5L, 6-Speed Automatic, 25,943 Miles, Stock #2501

888.413.5024 www.emichvw.com

888-413-5024 www.emichvw.com

www.emichvw.com

888.413.5024

888-413-5024 www.emichvw.com

888-413-5024 www.emichvw.com

4 Door, 2.5L, 6-Speed Automatic, 50,736 Miles, Stock #P8292

4 Door, 2.0L, 4-Speed Automatic, 39,210 Miles, Stock #P6246

4 Door, 1.8L, 5-Speed Automatic, 60,300 Miles, Stock #P9908

2 Door, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 18,641 Miles, Stock #P5378

4-Speed Automatic, 2.5L, 143,975 Miles Stock #8565

888-413-5024 www.emichvw.com

888.413.5024

www.emichvw.com

888-413-5024 www.emichvw.com

888.413.5024 www.emichvw.com

888.413.5024 www.emichvw.com

5 Door, 1.6L, 5-Speed Automatic, 33,501 Miles, Stock #8b095705 $7,991 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

V6 At with Navi, 3.0L, 5Speed Automatic, 91,072 Miles, Stock #5A035799 $13,390 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

4 Door, 3.9L, 4-Speed Automatic, 28,490 Miles, Stock #8D156932 $14,991 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

4 Door, 2.0L, 5-Speed Manual, 30,250 Miles, Stock #6K281120 $7,390 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

FWD, 4 Doors, 4.0L, 4Speed Automatic, 92,090 Miles, Stock #4C132249 $11,991 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

G5 Coupe, 2.2L,18,249 Miles, Stock #97241328 $14,390 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

2 Door, 2.2L, 5-Speed Manual, 31,906 Miles, Stock #87289831 $11,390 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

3 Door, 2.5L, 5-Speed Automatic, 83,360 Miles, Stock #25623979 $6,991 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

4 Door, 3.0L, 5-Speed Automatic, 96,187 Miles, Stock #20173495 $12,390 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

For Rent

3 bedroom, fully furnished, 1 car garage. On bus route.

240 Chapel Alley 2BD, 2BA Furnished. Chapel Square Condo, W/D. Underground parking garage N/P, N/S.

Large 1BD/1BA Private entrance, W/D, N/S, N/P Furnished, Ready to Move in

Call Kathy, Havilk Mgmt 970.376.7225

Private 1st floor 1BD, 1BA Greenbrier Townhomes. Walk-in closet. W/D. Views, great sun. Fully stocked kitchen. Call Sandie 303.888.3132 Available May 1

Best Condo in Avon! 2BD, 2BA, Furnished. W/D, deck, slope views. N/P, N/S. Last month free with year lease. Minutes to rec center, library, on bus. Call 970.471.9400 tthferry@yahoo.com

7.5 month lease, April 15 - Nov. 30th Call 401.255.5685 TSenn@aol.com

4Door, 2.2L, 4-Speed Automatic, 43,685 Miles, Stock #87208651 $8,991 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

2BD, 1.5BA Condo at Juniper Hills, W/D, N/S. Call 719.486.2080

Flexible Lease Call 970.471.1866

1BD shared BA in 3BD, Eagle Call Andy 970.422.6258

Vail Mountaineer

21

2 Door, 2.0L,Manual, 74,532 Miles, #P999 $10,991

SE AUTO, 2.4L, 5-Speed Automatic, 39,725 Miles, Stock #5401 $13,991

3.2L, 5-Speed Automatic, 70,035 Miles, Stock #1774 $12,991 www.emichvw.com

Wolfsburg Edition,4 Door, 2.5L, Manual, 40,198 Miles, Stock #P2856 www.emichvw.com

Sedan LT, 2.2L, 25,568 Miles, Stock #97244252 $12,991 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

G5 Coupe, 6.0L, 4-Speed Automatic, 39,521 Miles, Stock #97151916 $10,991 Emich Chevrolet 888-521-0676 www.emichchevrolet.com

1BD, 1BA, 2nd floor, furnished includes W/D, flat screen t.v., totally remodeled, big sunny deck, N/P, N/S Call Joyce @ Stockmans Land Exchange 970.328.7500 or 970.376.1292

Cari@ vailmountaineer. com


22

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

For Rent

3BD/2 BA on River at River Pines. Underground parking, unfurnished. N/S, N/P

2 and 3 BD furnished condos in Sandstone.

2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, location along the Eagle River. W/D, N/S, N/P

Call 970.390.2956

Available Immediately Call 970.471.0920 ghdgrowit@aol.com

Rentals Available. Studio unit

Open Sunny 3BD, 2BA, overlooking Eagle River, Corner Unit on Hwy 6 Bus route. Fully Furnished 970.471.0151

2 BD/2BA unit Includes utilities, pets negotiable. Call 970.390.1898

1BD, 1BA lock-off w/kitchenette, large patio on golf course. W/D, N/S, pets welcome.

Call Shawn 970.376.3333 Updated Sunriver 3Bd/2Ba, top floor. Partially furnished, on bus route, pool in summer, hot tub year round. NS/NP

1 Bd/1Ba Private Lock-Off. NS/NP 1 year lease

Year lease preferred. Call 970.390.2402

Call 970.376.0661

Very Private 1BD Apt, Walk out with Yard & Nice Views, W/D, DirecTV, Wifi, all Utils Inc. Pets negot. 6 or 12 mo lease. One Car only.

F/L/Sec. Dep. Negotiable Available as soon as April 1st Call Kent for appointment 970.977.0274

970.390.4561

Classifieds

926-6602 2BD, 2BA, W/D, unfurnished, spacious, sunny, top floor, big deck, N/P, N/S

4 Bedroom/3 bath unfurnished. Pellet stove- pool on property.

Call Joyce @ Stockmans Land Exchange 970.328.7500 or 970.376.1292

NS/NP Kathy, Havilk Mgmt 970.376.7225

1,2 and 3BD rentals. Available April 1, summer + year leases

Ct-yard. VPSM, 970.926.5252

Call 970.479.2858

3BD, 2.5BA Large Beautiful Townhome in Singletree. Large unit w/ finished basement. Garage, wonderful views, decks Unfurnished. Rent reduced!

Call for Pricing

$549,000 Larry Wolfe, Prudential

970.376.7225

970.390.2525 - wolfe@vail.net

Vail Village 1BD, 2BA, New Furn, Great View, Pool Now - November

970.688.4567 homestakecondos.com

www.vrbo.com/20647 303.808.9129

3BD, Furnished or Unfurnished. Telemark townhouse, fireplace, recently remodeled, pool.

1BD/1BA Partially Furnished. N/S, N/P. Best views in Vail. Ground level w W/D, 3 TV’s, wood burning fire place, deck, gas bbq. Bus. Available now. 1063 Vail View Dr. #5

Spacious, Furnished, 3 large BD, 3BA, W/D, FP, N/S, N/P, off street parking. Donovan Park Area

Call 917.951.9700

970.476.4539

Vail Racquet Club, 1BD, 1BA, includes Club Use. Furnished, remodeled, N/P, N/S

2BD, 1BA in very sunny W Vail. Fully furnished. Gorgeous Views. W/D, N/S, Wifi, on bus route. 6-12 mo lease. Available April. Small pet considered.

Call 303.906.5060

303.246.4883

1BD, 1.5BA Apt. E Vail, on bus route, full kitchen, W/D, N/S, unfurnished, long term

West Vail Townhome, 3BD, 2BA. Furnished. On bus. N/S, N/P. Available 5-1. 6 mo lease.

970.390.9139

Please call 281.703.3628

Call 970.390.4561

970-476-8800 sorry, no pets

1BD+L, available 4/15 - 12/1, N/P

4BD, 3BA, Executive quality pent house. Pitkin Creek on TOV bus line. 2 parking spaces, complete remodel, W/D. N/S, N/P. Available May 1. Furnished

Two 3,500 sq ft units available. Office Space + Warehouse, Great Hwy 6 Exposure, Plenty of Parking, Nice Tenant Finishes, 12 ft garage doors.

Vail Village Red Sandstone Beaver Creek

Simba Run 2BD, 2BA long term rental. Parking, all amenities. 1st, last and security.

Commercial Corner

Recently remodeled 2,111 sf unit High quality finishes throughout Ideal for retail or office use High visibility location with great access

Great Locations

Call Kevin 970.390.0148

Cogswell Properties Call 970.390.8688

970.471.0151

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

Fully Furnished 3-6 Month Leases

1BD, 1BA W Vail Condo, W/D, N/P, N/S. 1 parking spot

206.778.0416

2BD, 2BA, sunny TH, part furnished, two decks, W/D

970.390.9139

Call 970.476.0900

Call 970.949.6183 or 970.827.5247

303.818.7854

3BD, 2BA house, N/S, W/D, FP, pets? Bus route

2 - 3 BD Condo in Sun Vail NS/NP, Furnished

3 bedroom, 1 bath, on the river, W/D. First, Last, and Security.

2BD, each w/ Private BA. Available April 30 in 3BD, 4.5BA FP, WD/DW, Wifi, N/S, N/P

Available May, 1 Call 970.331.9802

Close to bus stop, quiet neighborhood, sunny deck. Own bed/bath, walk-in closet in 3 BD house, W/D, fireplace, storage, pet negotiable, No Cats.

Lovely, spacious 4BD, 2.5BA townhome. 1,800 sq ft, gas heat, adjacent Gypsum Elementary, reasonable.

3BD, 1BA Duplex, 1 car garage, W/D, D/W, excellent condition, great neighborhood, super value!

2 Bed, 2 Bath Condo with extra storage. Nicely Furnished & outfitted for turnkey move in. NS/NP, W/D, You must see this unit 1st.

Deluxe Summer Rentals Studios to 4 bedrooms

Call 303.665.3418

Kathy, Havlik Mgmnt 970.376.7225

Call 970-390-4285 or gprupis@gmail.com

2BD, 2BA at Simba Run. 6 month or yearly lease. Fully furnished, remodeled kitchen, W/D, N/P, N/S. On the bus route, 1 mile from Vail Village, huge pool, 2 hot tubs, fitness rm, steam and saunas, tennis courts

Call 970.331.7070

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.

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

D-3, $399,000 D-4, $649,000 Dave Peterson, Dave Peterson Electric

$675/month Contact Joe

970.904.6369

303.808.5776

Photo Ideal Edwards location. Mixed Business/ Retail space available. Bank approved 100% financing available to qualified buyers.

Commercial Building For Rent. Warehouse/ Office/14’ Door. Long Term Negotiable.

$340,000

$1.50/ Foot NN

Bold Real Estate Solutions

Onie Bolduc or Pat Doherty

1500 Square Feet Mike Devins, RE/MAX Commercial

High visibility ground floor office space, Main Street. 1,200 sf. Available immediately. $5 per SF + Utilities John Nilsson, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Real Estate

970.390.7600

970.949.6070

970.390.3513

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.

Ideal Arrowhead ski and golf condo. 2BD, 3BA in excellent condition next to Country Club of the Rockies golf, Vista Restaurant and Arrowhead ski lift. Fully furnished.

Lodge at Brookside unit. Deed restricted. 1BD, 1.5BA, 750 sq ft. Parking Garage, hot tub and exercise room, including Pool HOA’s.

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

Season’s at Arrowhead #208

Sale Price $218,198.76

$360,000

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Debbie

Terry Hoffman, Hoffman West Real Estate

$1,895,000

970.376.5417

$525,00

970.331.6927

Photo Real Estate Classifieds

970.376.0603

970.949.1902

Space in Cascade Village w/ direct access to Cascade Resort and Cascade Club and skiin, ski-out access. Space is being sold furnished. Currently Sushi Oki.

1310 Westhaven Dr

$1,750,000

Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.390.7469

Charming 2 BD condo with 1 car garage. Top floor with great views, walk to the gondola and on bus route. Fully furnished and priced to sell.

Avon Crossing

$309,000

Julie Retzlaff, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.376.0836


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Vail Mountaineer

23

2BD condo w/ 1 car garage. Patio level, rm for small garden or to plant flowers during off season. Steps from Beaver Creek and central to Avon Gondola. On bus route.

Seller needs to sell! Single family home with ski in access. Exterior moss rock finish and heavy timber. Large family room, wet bar, media room, elevator and hot tub.

Property has prepaid the $48,000 special assessment. This 2 BD, 3BA ski in/out large condo has attractive furniture package & easy walking distance to B.C. Village.

3BD, 2.5BA, ski in - ski out condo at Beaver Creek Landing. Offered partially furnished and priced to sell.

$307,000

178 Wayne Creek $4,995,000

1522 Square Feet

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.

Offered at $949,000

$939,000

#328 Kiva Lodge, 2057 Sq. ft.

Avon Crossing

Dani Stoltz, Sullivan Nicholas & Co.

970.977.0560 - V318411

Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.390.7469

John Warnke, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

Terry Hoffman, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

$1,375,000

John Warnke, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

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

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

#327 Kiva Lodge, 1520 Sq. Ft.

802 Beard Creek Trail

$969,000

John Warnke, Hoffman West Real Estate

970.949.1902

$4,675,000

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Real Estate

970.376.5417

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.

3BD, 2.5BA, Juniper Hills end-unit condo. Across from Eagle elementary school, close to downtown. Good condition, great rental history. Low condo dues.

50 Spring Creek

$265,000

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Mary Isom, Sonnenalp Real Estate

$9,500,000

970.376.5417

970.331.9650

Photo

Real

Perched above the Eagle Ranch Golf Course w/ 360 degree views of the surrounding mtns. This lot has full custom plans, soil tests & surveys ready to go!!

Great 3 BD second floor condo with vaulted ceilings and sunny deck. Recently remodeled with new kitchen, paint and carpet. Pitkin Creek has pool and hot tub.

East Vail’s Best Value! 5BD, almost 5,000 sf. New luxury construction on Gore Creek with spectacular waterfall views from master bedroom.

.65 Acre Lot Offered below competition @ $150,000

Pitkin Creek 10 E

www.3877LupineDrive.com

Linda Miner, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate

John Nilsson, Sonnenalp Real Estate

2BD plus loft duplex on one of the best sites in East Vail. Beautiful views and no highway noise. A rare find.

Possible Short Sale. Price reduced 22%! Enjoy the Eagle River in the Willowstone neighborhood, 3 BD, 2.5BA. Low HOA fee and low taxes.

NOW $285,500

Beautiful stick built home in Buckhorn Valley. Granite counters, cherry cabinets, Gas fireplace in living room, all appliances including W/D included. Fenced back yard. Large 2,699 sf, 4 Bedroom.

Beautiful 5 Bedroom, 4.5 bathroom Willowstone Home. 2 car garage, fenced yard for toys, Huge walkout guest suite, Hot tub on the deck. Short Sale.

$399,000

$190,000

970.393.3191 or 970.376.0466

Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

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

Wonderful 3BD, 2.5BA duplex w large bonus rm. Gourmet kitchen with granite counter and stainless steel appliances. Fireplaces, hardwood floors, 2 car garage.

Price Reduced AGAIN! Beautiful 3BD/BA remodel w stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and hardwood floors. TOV free bus out front door.

2BD, 2BA, Completely renovated w/ beautiful new furnishings Impressive rentals w/ an outstanding management company. Reduced to sell.

1746 W Gore Creek Drive

Marriot Mark Lodge 387-9

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Sue Rychel, Slifer Smith & Frampton

970.390.4658

5034 Main Gore Drive

$587,500

Sue Rychel

970.477.5730 - srychel@slifer.net

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

916 Mayne Street

Price Reduced $480,000

970.390.7469

Keller Williams Mountain Properties Ken Rue or Dari Laidman

970.390.7600

364 Navajo Only $365,000

90 Willowstone Place

970.390.3336

970.390.3336

$749,000

709 Edwards Village Blvd

250 Hackmore Road - Singletree

FSBO

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.471.1830

$695,000

970.376.5417

Estate

Low 3 Millions

$689,000

970.331.6927

$529,900

970.376.2258

Amazing price on a Quail Run Townhome. 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath with lots of upgrades. Hardwood Floors, berber carpet, tile, and wood trim. 100% Financing to Qualified Buyers

970.390.3336

$1,275,000

970.477.5730 - srychel@slifer.net

Photo Five available. This is your chance to buy a luxury property in Vail at 40% off! Call for a showing today.

Manor Vail Penthouses

European constructed 5BD Chalet built in 2005 w contemporary finishes. Offering family floor plan w landscaped yard and nanny lock-off, close to bus stop.

Best fractional value offered in Vail Village, on Gore Creek. Includes valet parking, bellmen, front desk, pool, spa, athletic club, ski valet, storage and maid service.

1718 Geneva Drive

Austria Haus Club

$2,399,000

Priced from $205,00 - $360,000

Sue Rychel

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Opportunity to own Christmas and New Years weeks FOREVER in this 3BD/4BA condo in Vail Plaza Club, interval ownership.

This completely remodeled 3BD/3.5BA mountain contemporary SF home offers exceptional finishes, southern views and open floor plan. Heated drive and entry.

Great rental income. 6BD, 4BA. Long-term leases in place. Seller Financing available.

Vail Plaza Club

2610 Arosa Drive

Terry Hoffman, Hoffman West Real Estate

Julie Retzlaff, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.477.5730 - srychel@slifer.net

$475.000

970.949.1902

970.376.2258

$1,175,000

970.376.0836

Real Estate

$755,000 Sue Rychel

970.477.5730 - srychel@slifer.net

$3,395,000 Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.331.3236

970.331.3236

2860 Basingdale Blvd

Village Center 3C/D, 3BD + Study Condo overlooking Gore Creek. Spectacular views of Vail Mountain. Totally remodeled. Two parking spaces included.

Extraordinary certified Built Green single family in sunny West Vail. 4BD , 2 car garage has patio w/ hot tub. Easily located on Vail bus route. Big views of Gore Range.

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.

2950 Square Feet

Rainbow Trout Lodge

Linda Miner, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Suzi Apple, Gateway Land & Developement

Just reduced to $1,780,000

970.390.4658

$2,595,000

970.376.5417


24

Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

up to

40 Skis %

off Skis • Boots • Demos • Goggles • Bags & More! 949-4354 • 90 Benchmark Rd. Located next to the Avon Transit Center

Vail’s Only Authentic French Restaurant Serving Vail Since 1970

Now Available Spring

Blackboard Menu Now Available! Appetizers from

6

$ 00

Main Courses from $ 00

16

        ,    


http://www.vailmountaineer.intelligentdocs.com/Content/Files/vailmountaineer/Documents/Document_455