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Dorf coming from Reno Lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place, but shortly after our “Corporate greed” story ran on Wednesday, two of our advertisers were contacted by the Vail Daily’s home office in Reno regarding Internet advertising. It’s probably just a coincidence, and we couldn’t care less. What we do care about is the Internet and news. Diversions, diversions The Vail Daily’s corporate headquarters in Reno is sending Frank Dorf to town to convince local advertisers to throw their money down the black hole of Internet advertising. He’s their director of Internet sales. If Dorf contacts you or your business, ask him how spending money in print

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advertising, which is diverted to building a Web site, which is dedicated to diverting eyes from your print ad, is a sensible diversion. Explain to Dorf that the best thing AP file photo of Dorf he could do for his creator Tim Conway parent company (but not for his department), would be for his news department to stop scooping the print edition every night before that print edition hits the street the next morning. Then consumers would read the print version advertisers paid for and see the ad you paid for, instead of competing with tens of millions of news blogs. Dorf won’t get it … we hope you do.

Mountaineer publisher Jim Pavelich yesterday at his new morning post in Edwards, passing out the paper to two of our favorite readers, Janice Cerra, currently of Prudential Real Estate and one of the original Precision Lawn Care Demonstration Team dancers; and local masonry legend Gerald Gallegos. Pia Reynaldo photo.

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The Dow Jones industrial average is now up 21 percent from its March 9 low. Technically, a gain of more than 20 percent signals a bull market. The Dow rose 174.75, or 2.3 percent, at 7,924.56. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 18.98, or 2.3 percent, to 832.86. The Nasdaq composite index rose 58.05, or 3.8 percent, to 1,587.00.

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Google’s blog post explaining Friday’s sales and marketing cuts says the company appears to have been caught by surprise by its revenue slowdown. From that post: “We over-invested in some areas in preparation for the growth trends we were experiencing at the time.” Analysts say estimates for the company’s growth over the next couple of years are probably still too high, even after the cuts.

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It’s a code green in Vail Vail could adopt new building standards in next 6 months By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer Folks in Vail said last year in a survey that housing, transportation and the environment are the most important issues to them. In response, town employees are now discussing “green building” standards that could be put to the public in the next few months, according to George Ruther, the town’s community development director. Such standards are expected to be discussed in conjunction with an updated international building code the town plans to put in place. “There could be multiple shades of green. That’s what we’re evaluating right now, is where does the town want to be in that process,” Ruther said. “Before we can determine that, we’ll be seeking input from the community and input from the town council.” Energy-saving appliances New rules could include energy-saving appliance requirements, more glazing for windows, higher standards for insulation and other related energy-saving measures, Ruther said. Some town council members have expressed support for new “green” standards. But some builders may feel that requiring energy-saving measures cost them more money, Ruther said. An Eagle Valley Home Builders Association representative was not available for comment on Wednesday afternoon. “We need to spend a fair amount of time with the building community and the community at large to know their interests on this,” Ruther said. “There can be misperceptions about what the green building code can be.” LEED-certified One thing’s for sure — Ruther is committed to keep-

A “green” home may cost 5 to 15 percent more to build, says Kyle Hoiland, president of the Eagle Valley Home Builders Association. For example: A $500,000 home has 2,000 square feet of livable area It has a R-38 insulation rating at the ceiling, R-19 at the exterior walls It has new wood siding and trim It has aluminum clad windows If the homeowner decides to upgrade with the following “green” items, it would cost as follows: Add BIBS Insulation: $3,000 (0.6 percent above construction costs) Add spray foam insulation to ceiling cavity: $2,000 (0.4 percent above construction costs) Add reclaimed wood siding or beetle kill pine siding: $5,000 (1 percent above construction costs) Add a 2.5 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system: $20,000 (4 percent above construction costs) Total percentage increase to the costs of construction in this scenario is about 6 percent. An owner could keep adding “green” items, like geothermal heating, sod roof systems, add more insulation to the exterior walls, underslab insulation, insulate the foundation walls and the percentage would increase incrementally, depending on the costs of the items. —Source: Kyle Hoiland

ing the development review time period the same for building plans no matter what additional rules are added. Working on the new rules could take up to seven months and include several public meetings, Ruther said. At the same time, four employees in Ruther’s department are now LEED-certified after passing a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, exam. The “green building” industry standard is sponsored by the nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council. As an example of how important “green building” standards have become, Vail Resorts’ new Ever Vail ski village project has applied for the highest LEED certification rating possible on its plan to redevelop land in West Lionshead, Ruther pointed out.


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Hey Jude, take a good film festival and make it better By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer This just in: Jude Law is coming to town for the Vail Film Festival next weekend, according to JustJared. com, a popular celebrity watching Web site. “The 36-year-old British actor will be featured in the upcoming 6th Annual Vail Film Festival, hitting Colorado’s ski resort from April 2-5,” the Web site says. Law is in the documentary “The Day After Peace”, which imagines a worldwide “Day of Peace.” The Dalai Lama, former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and Angelina Jolie also are featured in the documentary. Kevin Smith, the director and writer who hit it out of the ballpark with “Clerks,” will get the festival’s “renegade award.” Michelle Monaghan, actress in the newly released “Trucker,” and in “Mission Impossible III” and “Gone Baby Gone,” will receive the festival’s “excellence in acting award.” For more on the festival, go to vailfilmfestival.org.

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All three members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation who represent Eagle County say they’ll vote to make it easier to unionize businesses. The Employee Free Choice Act would force companies to recognize unions when a majority of workers sign cards authorizing one. Under current law, corporations can require a secret-ballot election supervised by the National Labor Relations Board. Rep. Jared Polis and senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennett, all Democrats, have said they back the bill. Polis has signed on as a cosponsor in the House. His press secretary said he plans to support the bill. Bennett is also on board. “My focus right now is on the many decisions we must make to create good paying jobs, jumpstart

our economy and prepare our kids for the 21st Century,” said Bennett. “I will work with all interested parties to make the best decision for Colorado.”

It’s still debatable Whether the EFCA eliminates secret-ballot elections is a matter of debate. Advocates say the bill lets employees choose whether to use a so-called card-check process or secret ballots to organize. Opponents say that by instituting a union when a majority of cards have been collected, the bill would obviate any other method. Congressional Republicans unveiled an alternative, the Secret Ballot Protection Act, asserting that the EFCA would foster union coercion during organizing campaigns because the cards have to be signed publicly. The secret-ballot bill would not allow card-check elections under any circumstances. Many companies, including AT&T, have allowed

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Vail sales tax revenues are expected to be down 16 percent in February from last year, according to the town sales tax administrator. Lower sales tax revenues in Vail mirror a countywide trend of lower tax collection figures. Town and county governments, including Vail’s, have made cuts in recent

months to reflect the lower revenue numbers. Revenues are down a little more than 10 percent from the town’s budgeted amount, Sally Lorton, Vail’s sales tax administrator, said in a memo released Wednesday. In total, sales tax collections are down a little more than 11 percent from November to February from the 2007-2008 ski season. February lift tax collections are

down 10.4 percent from February 2008. The tax, collected on skier and snowboarder numbers, had been holding its own until February — with ski industry watchers suggesting that the more than 59,000 Epic Pass ski pass holders could boost otherwise lackluster numbers. For the November to February time period, lift tax numbers are down 3.6 percent, Lorton said.

Crash closes I-70 in Glenwood Canyon Mountaineer Staff Report A two car crash occurred in the Glenwood Canyon near the Hanging Lake Tunnel, milepost 125 Thursday, shutting down the highway for approximately two hours. At approximately 7:10 a.m., a 1999 Ford truck and a 2006 International semi truck were eastbound on I-70 in the right lane. The left lane was closed due to road construction in the area. The 2006 International driven by James E. Marvin, 52, of Rifle, slowed and stopped due to two other semi trucks stuck on the icy road and blocking the right lane. The 1999 Ford truck driven by David E. Priest, 72, of Whitewater, then struck the rear of the 2006 International tractor trailer. After impact both vehicles were moved into the closed lane and later driven from the scene. No one was injured as a result of this crash as both drivers were wearing seat belts. Mr. Priest was issued a

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By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer Vail is known around the world for its world-class skiing — in large part because of more than 40 years of marketing campaigns. Now, a local marketing group will pay $80,000 to a national marketing guru in 2009 to try to position the town as a “wellness and outdoor living” destination as well. James Chung, principal of Slingerlands, N.Y.,-based Reach Advisors, is expected to woo potential new business partners to the Vail Valley this summer, said Beth Slifer, a member of the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Committee and owner of Slifer Designs in Edwards. American Airlines co-branding “We have hired him to continue the process of bringing partnerships with nationally recognized brands who wish to invest in the Vail Valley,” Slifer said. No specific brand names have been released. But as an example of how co-branding works, Vail Resorts partnered with American Airlines for Vail’s “All the Love” marketing campaign this winter.

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American Airlines offered tickets to Vail in a sweepstakes contest, generating 5 million “impressions” for Vail’s online advertising, said Kelli McDonald, Vail’s economic development director. “The concept is not to spend marketing dollars but more to leverage the marketing dollars your brand partner spends,” McDonald said. Lodging tax revenues Chung previously did a “brand perception” study for the marketing group, which is funded with a 1.4 percent tax collected from Vail lodge owners for room stays. This year’s marketing district budget is projected to be $1.97 million or so. Other business leaders also are donating to the project, Slifer said. “This is expanding the scope of work that he originally had and soliciting the brands that he had suggested,” McDonald said. Chung said previously that he had introduced some Vail representatives to folks at Johns Hopkins health institutions in Maryland to see if the two groups might create a strategic partnership. Vail voters approved the lodging tax in 1999. The marketing group is a special district, which does not receive any other Vail town revenues. However, McDonald administers the lodging tax collections, and, technically, town council members are the Vail Local Marketing District.

Got design skills, need schooling? Local company offers scholarship in exchange for new logo Mountaineer Staff Report Branding is all about perception. Lone Star, a local security company, wants to makeover their professional image and is asking local students for help to freshen up / revamp company logo in exchange for a scholarship. “We need your help, ideas, creativity and vision for our new distinct and memorable logo, slogan/tag line, color, font etc,” according to a Lone Star press release. “We want to rebrand, create image that builds a lasting

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uct, AFP reports. Cuba’s deficit in 2008 was 4.1 percent of GDP using the official exchange rate, or 1.57 percent using another measure of total national output, according to the CIA. According to official Cuban government figures, Cuba’s projected deficit in 2009 will run to 5.6 percent of GDP, less than the 6.7 percent it reached in 2008.

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Marie Douglas-David , the 36-year-old Swedish countess who is battling her multimillionaire ex-hubby for a $100 million divorce settlement claimed Thursday that she helped make him a success by giving him tons of business advice over the years, reports the New York Post. “Douglas-David, a former investment analyst, has argued that she should not have to live on the roughly $38 million her estranged husband has offered her as part of a post-nup settlement,” according to the report. “[Marie’s attorney] said the couple discussed a possible merger with manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. during their marriage as well as three other mergers with David, including with Honeywell International, Chubb Corp. and lock manufacturer Paidde.” She is asking for $100 million from him, plus $130,000 a month in alimony payments.

‘Overseas contingency operation,’ aka war

This week White House speechwriters and other staff were notified via e-mail to use the phrase “Overseas Contingency Operation” rather than “Global War on Terror.” Dave Riedel, of the Office of Security Review, wrote in the e-mail: “Recently, in a LtGen [John] Bergman, USMC, statement for the 25 March [congressional] hearing, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) required that the following change be made before going to the Hill,” “OMB says: ‘This Administration prefers to avoid using the term “Long War” or “Global War on Terror” [GWOT]. Please use “Overseas Contingency Operation.’”

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President Barack Obama’s 3.55-trillion-dollar budget plan will leave the United States with a worse budget deficit than Cuba, Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told AFP reporters this week. “This creates for us a higher deficit than Cuba’s,” said McConnell. “This is not the kind of position we want to put the United States in.” Asked for the figures underpinning the charge, a McConnell aide pointed to a report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office that warned the US budget deficit for fiscal year 2009, ending September 30, would swell to 13.1 percent of Gross Domestic Prod-

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How soon they forget

The Freedom Tower is out. One World Trade Center is in. The agency that owns ground zero confirmed Thursday that the signature skyscraper replacing the towers destroyed on Sept. 11 will be more commonly known as One World Trade Center. The building under construction at the site was named the Freedom Tower in the first ground zero master plan. Officials at the time said the tallest, most symbolic of five planned towers at the site would demonstrate the country’s triumph over terrorism. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairman Anthony Coscia says the agency refers to the building as One World Trade Center. He says it’s the building’s legal name and “the one that’s easiest for people to identify with.” —Stories and photos from the AP, unless otherwise noted


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By Dean Blazier Special to the Mountaineer On Thursday a man was charged with stalking Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson after the man allegedly drove his car from Florida in a car found with all necessary essentials of a real dangerous creepster: Duct tape, love letters, and loaded guns. The 34-year-old alleged pervert, Robert O’Ryan, was charged by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office with two misdemeanor counts for carrying a loaded gun in a vehicle, and one felony count for carrying a loaded gun in his pants aimed at a 17-year old celebrity he doesn’t know, otherwise known as stalking. Police arrested O’Ryan Tuesday after he tried to jump a security fence at CBS Studios, where Johnson was filming Dancing with the Stars for ABC. Police then searched his car and found it full of the stalking necessities. Johnson was quite disturbed when she was notified of the creeper. Johnson’s parents said she was, “in fear of her life.” Clearly, Johnson immediately issued a restraining order against O’Ryan, which would certainly not be much of a deterrent to a person with a creep status as high as his. O’Ryan was scheduled to appear for arraignment Thursday in Superior Court, where prosecutors said they would request his bail be raised from $35,000 to $220,000. If convicted, O’Ryan could face up to a measly four years in prison, which would be just enough time for a creeper like him to plot his next attack.

Astro more like a Dodger

Houston Astros All-Star shortstop Miguel Tejada got let off easy after “misleading” congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs. The judge sentenced Tejada to a year of probation, 100 hours of community service and a $5,000 fine. Prosecutors were on Miguel’s side when they helped

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times on Golf Channel in the last week leading up this event. It’s a shocker they didn’t have a “hats off” celebratory week prior to the players teeing off Thursday. Tiger got it done with the putter Thursday, something he wasn’t able to do in his first stroke play event at Doral a couple weeks back. In the end it was good for a 68; Tiger sits three behind leader Jason Gore.

Congress knows best

NONE FOR ME, THANKS: Houston Astros baseball shortstop Miguel Tejada is all business Thursday as he waves to reporters after leaving federal Court in Washington. Tejada received a sentence of one year probation for misleading Congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs. AP photo.

committee’s investigators in August 2005 about an ex-teammate’s use of steroids and human growth hormone. We’ll never know how Tejada really feels about his decision to not sell out one of his fellow steroid era teammates, but he actually comes out of this thing looking pretty good. He doesn’t look like a snitch, he owned up and apologized, and the worst part of the sentence for a person in his position is the 100 hours of community service. The five-time All-Star and 2002 AL MVP is the first baseball player in the limelight to be convicted of a steroid related crime.

Everyone from President Barack Obama on down to fans has criticized how college football determines its top team. Now senators are getting off the sidelines to examine antitrust issues involving the Bowl Champion Series. The current system “leaves nearly half of all the teams in college football at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to qualifying for the millions of dollars paid out every year,” the Senate Judiciary’s subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights said in a statement Wednesday announcing the hearings. Under the BCS, some conferences get automatic bids to participate in series, while others do not. Obama and some members of Congress favor a playoff-type system to determine the national champion. The BCS features a championship game between the two top teams in the BCS standings, based on two polls and six computer ratings. Behind the push for the hearings is the subcommittee’s top Republican, Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah. People there were furious that Utah was bypassed for the national championship despite going undefeated in the regular season. The title game pitted No. 1 Florida (12-1) against No. 2 Oklahoma (12-1); Florida won 24-14 and claimed the title. The subcommittee’s statement said Hatch would introduce legislation “to rectify this situation.” No details were offered and Hatch’s office declined to provide any. Hatch said in a statement that the BCS system “has [See ATHLETIC STUFF, page 12]

Tiger off to good start at Bay Hill

The world’s No. 1 golfer, Tiger Woods, is just two shots back heading into today after a good start at the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard at Bay Hill. Last year on the 72nd hole here at Bay Hill, Tiger died a curling putt into the hole for birdie and the victory. Tiger threw his hat into the ground when the putt fell, an action that he allegedly doesn’t remember doing. Either way, that putt was shown only about 300

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proven itself to be inadequate, not only for those of us who are fans of college football, but for anyone who believes that competition and fair play should have a role in collegiate sports.” In the House, Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, the top Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee, has sponsored legislation that would prevent the NCAA from calling a HATCH football game a “national championship” unless the game culminates from a playoff system.

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• A blindside block cannot be delivered with a helmet, shoulder or forearm to an opponent’s head or neck. That’ll be a 15-yard penalty. You can still blindside an unsuspecting opponent, you just can’t concentrate the hit on their head or neck.

• The draft will now reflect playoff results, not regularseason results. • There’s a new waiver period during the first two weeks of training camp, and the postseason waiver period will begin after the NFL’s final game, whether it’s the Pro Bowl or the Super Bowl. • Loose balls from a fumble or an incomplete pass are now subject to video review. • Video review can now be used to determine if a loose ball stayed in bounds or hit the sideline.

• What is traditionally known as the “wedge” will no longer be allowed. If three or more players line up shoulder-to-shoulder within two yards of each other, it will be a penalty. • On onside kicks, the kicking team cannot form a gang of more than five. In other words, have more than five players bunched together. • The clock will stop only until the referee signals ready for play if a fumble or lateral goes out of bounds. This is likely to prevent a team from stalling.

• Contact to the head of a defenseless receiver will now draw a 15-yard penalty. In other words, if a receiver is already tied up, stay away from his head. It’s a shocker this isn’t already a rule. • A defensive player on the ground may no longer lunge or dive at the quarterback’s lower legs. If you’re going to sack a quarterback now, you have to do it while standing. Tom Brady was injured in 2008 on a play like this.

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2004 Volkswagon Jetta GLS Turbo. Front wheel drive w/ASR. 60K miles, leather-heated seats. 2 sets of tires on rims. 1.8L Turbo, full mfg warranty to 74K or July 09. Well cared for, excellent condition.

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Saturday 3/28, 3-6p 17 Fir Court Eagle Ranch $650,000 Colorado Mountain Properties Bob New 970-390-3336

Best Riverwalk/Edwards Retail Space for Lease 97 Main St. Suite W 102A. High traffic across from theatres and next door to Bonjour Bakery. 788 gross sf $3,050/month Kumar 303-324-2370 kdandavati@aol.com

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2 Bedroom, 2 Bath townhouse. 1 car garage, hardwood floors, N/S N/P. Security deposit & references.

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Eagle, across from the Justice Center. 1040 sq ft, 3 separate offices, reception area & conference room. New paint & carpet, ready for your business! Heat included.

Located at Eagle County Airport

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Prime Location - Highly Visible - Retail Corner unit. Approx. 1345 sq ft

970-390-6070

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Rental in Downtown Edwards Plaza. Good for retail or office use. 1050 sq ft, 760 sq ft, and 430 sq ft. All spaces finished and divided into small offices.

Saturday 3/28, 12-3p 787 & 789 Potato Patch Vail $4,495,000 / $3,450,000 Prudential Colorado Properties Jamie Farquhar 970-401-0812 Scott Bandoni 970-390-9400

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Sunday 3/29, 2-5p 261 Black Bear Cotton Ranch $579,000 Colorado Mountain Properties Bob New 970-390-3336

Vail Office Space Glen Lyon Building Ski-in/ski-out, gold medal fishing water on the Town of Vail bus route. Creekside, balcony access. 480 sq ft. Available immediately.

Sunday 3/29, 1-4p 1301 Fulfort Court Eagle $549,000 Keller Williams Mtn Properties Dari Laidman 970-376-0466

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Immaculate 3BR 2Ba sf home w/ attached 2 car gar. Lg master bedroom, bath and walk-in closet.Vaulted ceilings, large deck. Grass mowed and watered for you, central heat and AC, low utility bills. Avail 6/1.

The Chateau • Residence 209 3-bedroom• Ski-in/ski-out Large stone patio Cathy Miskell (970)376-7227 cmiskell@slifer.net Price: $3,445,000

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

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

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Ski-in/ski-out on the plaza level near Arrow Bahn chairlift. 2BR 2Ba condo w/ lg great room, huge picture windows & private walled patio.

One Arrowhead Place $1,149,000 Terry Nolan

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Avon Crossing. 2BR condo. Convenient location to all of Avon’s amenities. Great investment opportunity & locals buy! www.gatewayland.com

Avon Crossing $424,900 Judd Babcock

970.471.2210

970.376.3230

Enjoy living on the Eagle River. The tower level in this 3BR 3Ba condo walks out to the Eagle River. The balcony in the great room overlooks the river. Walk to all amenitites in Avon.

$695,000 Terry Nolan

970.471.2210

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

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

970.376.5417

3698 Daybreak Ridge. Ski-in/ski-out 6BR masterpiece in Bachelor Gulch with a 50 foot stone fireplace. www.gatewayland.com

3698 Daybreak Ridge $7,995,000 Furnished Suzi Apple

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

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Private setting, easy access and zoned for whatever you desire...incl w/ 7BR 4Ba, 1.5 acres, hot tub, 3 decks, golf course, manicured lawn, recent remodeled entry level, so much more!

Priced at $633,600 Debbie Darrough

970.390.2798

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

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

133 S. Fairway. Located on the 3rd fairway. 7,289 sq ft home has 6 beds, bar, billiards, multiple decks, & private guest quarters. www.gatewayland.com

133 S. Fairway $4,495,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

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

83 Norgaad Way $375,000

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.

50 Spring Creek $9,500,000 Suzi Apple

Liz Leeds

970.376.5417

970.331.1806

833 Strawberry Park. 2.46 acres, 7BR home boasts ski-in/ski-out access, aweinspiring views, exquisite detailing & furnishings in an unequaled setting.

833 Strawberry Park $10,900,000 Suzi Apple

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

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

970.376.5417

The ultimate Beaver Creek experience. Luxury ski-in/ski-out home. Located steps to the village in a priv loc among towering pines on Beaver Creek. www.GrimaldiRealEstate.com

$6,750,000 Mark Grimaldi

970.331.1568

764 Beard Creek Trail. This gorgeous .84 acre lot is perched above the 11th fairway & surrounded by endless views. Walking distance to clubhouse.

764 Beard Creek Trail $925,000 Suzi Apple

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1458 Beard Creek Trail $895,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

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

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

970.376.5417

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

Only $579,000 Bob New

970.390.3336

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

233 Timberwolf $489,000 Liz Leeds

970.331.1806 Ken Rue 970.393.3191

2,172 sf 3BR + office, 3Ba, 2 car garage. Thoughtful flr plan, big views & great finishes incl granite, stone, hardwood & timber beams. Owner is ready to sell!

26 Bentwood, Sky Legend $499,000 Lynne Krnacik

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Luxurious Mountain Living The Iverson Team Kathy Iverson Matt Iverson 970.569.2112 970.569.2104 kiverson@slifer.net miverson@slifer.net 328 Arrowhead Drive § $4,995,000 www.VailSkiHomes.com 4BD/4.5BA § Web ID: M24168, V314816 www.ArrowheadAtVail.com Service, Integrity, and 40 years of Combined Real Estate Knowledge in the Vail Valley

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

303.388.7200

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

Denver Country Club Graceful beauty with historical features and today’s amenities. 130 Gaylord Street $1,975,000 Susan Matthews

119 Krameria Street $1,995,000 Susan Matthews

303.388.7200

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16 Dakota Court § $1,495,000 4BD/4.5BA § Web ID: M24486, V315095

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

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

9405 Brush Creek. 4BR retreat located on 3.86 acres w/ hillsides, meadows, & a creek. Spacious outdoor living, unique detailing & endless views.

14241 US Highway 6. Beautiful 35.5 acres boasts over 850 ft of Eagle River frontage, gated access, & sweeping valley & river views.

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

303.388.7200

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Huge Price Reduction! $449,000 Debbie Darrough

970.390.2798

New Listing - Property 6 miles up Brush Creek 9.64 irrigated acres, comfortable home, no covenants

310 Mosher Lane $850,000 Rick Beveridge

970.390.7594

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

1301 Fulfort Ct. $549,000 Dari Laidman

970.376.0466

9405 Brush Creek $1,200,000 Suzi Apple

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Sleepy Hollow Ranch $12,995,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Developer now offering 4 buyer incentives. From upgrades to lease-to-own. Call/email for opt details. rick@vail.net

Aidan’s Meadows Prices start at $679,900 Rick Messmer

970.376.0041

One of the nicest loc in the complex w/ views to Eagle River! Clean, quiet, top flr 3BR 2Ba, vaulted ceilings, AC, elevator, undrgrnd parking. Close to amenities!

River Pines C304 $499,500 Janice Cerra, GRI

970.471.0373

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

Quartz Building #210 $535,000 Sandra Kelly

970.331.4447

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

510 Brush Creek Terrace $399,000 Doug Schwartz

970.390.4660

Completely remodeled 2,340 sf townhome w/4BR & 2 car gar. Studio lock-off w/full kit is rented for $975/mo. Hickory cabinets & granite counters in kit. Beautiful hardwood floors.

$542,000 Steve MacDonald

970.390.0230

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

137 Main St. $525,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

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

186 Brett Trail South $1,950,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Magnificent 35.5 acre ranch w/ 6 stall barn, 10,000 sf indoor riding arena, 6 irrigates fields, outdoor arena, custom log home & awe-inspiring views. www.gatewayland.com

255 Mayer St. SF home on a corner lot adjacent to open space. 3BR, bright, open living spaces, & unparalleled location.

970.331.4447

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2505 Rule Rd. Sandra Kelly

IRA investment OK. Golf Course townhome. 3BR 3.5Ba, fam room, 2 fireplaces, 1 car gar. 2,180 sf. Owner/ broker. Best value in Eagle Vail.

74D Elk Lane $499,000 Will Miller

970.471.5449

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

$365,000 Amanda Lieb

414.573.0815

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

36809 Highway 6 $675,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

255 Mayer St. $735,000 Suzi Apple

Oversides end unit, 40% larger than other Courtside Townhomes. 3BR + loft & lg fam room. Backs up to Nat’l Forest. Fantastic views & privacy. Garage, bus, & Club Membership avail.

$1,295,000 Frank McKibben

970.390.8250

Sun drenched River Pines. 2BR 2Ba condo. Must see flr plan. Owner upgraded the fireplace to improve the efficiency of flr plan & increase size of the master. New rosewood & slate flrs.

$475,000 Terry Nolan

970.471.2210

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

$465,000 Dean Johnson Management Denis Johnson

970.390.1307

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Best custom home value in ER! 4BR 3.5Ba Ranch. Beautiful finishes. On quiet cul-de-sac, end of 4th fairway. Private setting, big views. Pre-approved short sale.

$650,000 Bob New

970.390.3336

Racquet Club condo on Gore Creek. 1BR 1.5Ba, recent $50K remodel. Offered designer furnishes. 2 decks, wood FP. On-site athletic club, outdr pool, property management & rental prog. Walk to TOV bus. Brokers welcome.

$369,000 Dan Reynolds

970.331.5321

206 N. Brett Trail. 3BR 3.5Ba home nestled against Lake Creek. Great outdr living, many upgrades, wonderful entertainment spaces, convenient loc.

206 N. Brett Trail $1,275,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

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

The Reserve G102 $424,000 Judd Babcock

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970.390.2798

3BR 2Ba, 2 car garage, large corner lot. Backs into private land. Plenty of room for first home. Clean and bright!

$385,000 Darrell Chavez

970.390.6308

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

709 Edwards Village Blvd $865,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

50 Prickly Pear Ct. 35 acres, expansive views, flat & buildable, horses allowed. Electricity & phone to property. www.gatewayland.com

50 Prickly Pear Ct. $389,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

2BR 2Ba condo loc steps from ECO bus stop. Bright, sunny & great views South & West. Good starter or investment opportunity. Lease rate is $1,300/mo.

Lowest in Complex $239,900 Debbie Darrough

970.390.2798

Fice acre horse property w/ irrigation water, adjacent to public land. New 5BR 3Ba, 3 car garage home with office & satillo tile.

$749,500 Henri Stone

970.331.2804

Gorgeous 3BR 2.5Ba townhome. Beautiful mtn views. 1.5 garage, decks, plenty of storage space, walking dist to court club. Brokers welcome.

Arlington Place $529,000

970.376.6523

850 Main St. This 3BR home is nestled on the Eagle River & feat 400+ sq ft of outdoor living. Additional .7 acres offers the ability to build a second home.

850 Main St. $1,450,000 Karen Gilbert

970.331.1482

3BR + study, 2Ba home. Vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace, large gar, deck & fenced yard. www. gatewayland.com

154 B Riverview $377,900 Steve Morris & Betsy Randall

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

Chatfield Corners $359,000 Jim Mallas

970.926.6777

This immaculate 3BD home makes a wonderful starter home near the river! Take advantage of low interest rates!

636 Valley Rd. Now $289,000 Slaughter Realty Laurie Slaughter Group

970.471.0108 Scooter Slaughter 970.471.0645

Cattleman’s Club 2 & 3. 4.09 acres of dramatic views up Lake Creek & Sawatch mtns coupled w/ aspen groves provide ultimate setting. www.gatewayland.com

Cattleman’s Club 2 & 3 $1,750,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

This 5BR masterpiece is on 3 acres & has exquisite finishes, a grand master suite, state-of-the-art theatre & unrivaled outdoor living. www.236wildrose.com

The Hermitage $6,995,000 Judd Babcock

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220 Cooley Mesa Rd. 1.17 acres boasts unparalleled, central, location, situated next to Costco in the Airport Gateway Center. www.gatewayland.com

220 Cooley Mesa Rd. $662,800 Suzi Apple

970.331.9951

970.376.5417

Hardscrabble Ranch Lot 13, 2.3 acres overlooking the Gypsum Valley w/ access to the BLM & big views. www.gatewayland.com

880 Homestead Dr. #6. 4BR 3.5Ba, granite countrs, gas fireplace, & large deck. Membership to court club incl. www.gatewayland.com

970.331.6611

970.376.3230

Hardscrabble Ranch Lot 13 $285,000 Owner Financing Avail. John Nichols

Cattleman’s Club 7 & 8. Dramatic views up Lake Creek & Sawatch mountains, coupled with creeks & aspen groves, provide the ultimate setting.

Cattleman’s Club 7 & 8 35 acres starting at $5,900,000 Suzi Apple

880 Homestead Dr. #6 $575,000 Judd Babcock

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

$379,000 David Whitman

970.390.1229

970.376.5417

Water Street. Build with confidence, knowing that your views will n ever be obstructed, two lofts offered at this price. Water Street $365,000 Heather Stolz

This quaint 3BD home in historic Red Cliff has been remodeled, incl new landscaping, patio & great views.

522 Water Street Price Reduced! NOW $375,000 Slaughter Realty Laurie Slaughter

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Juniper Trail $998,750 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

Fish From your deck & enjoy the sounds of Gore Creek from this beautifully appointed, 4BR 3Ba log home. 2 car garage, fully furnished! TOV bus!

Lodges at Timber Creek, C13 $1,595,000 Janice Cerra, GRI

970.471.0373

Own on Forest Rd! Ski-in via Bear Tree. Lovely sf home w/ views of Gore Range & Red Mtn. Expansion possibilities. www.224forestroad.com

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

970.331.1806

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

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

970.331.5805

Platinum rated, top flr 3BR 3Ba penthouse w/ views to Vail Mtn & Gore Creek! Turn key, upgrade comtemp bath, kit, furnishings! Heart of Vail, good loc.

Mountain Haus 670 $3,690,000 Janice Cerra, GRI

970.471.0373

Incredible deal for a wonderful property. Spacious duplex w/ room for everyone. 6BR or 5BR + office, 4Ba. Kitchen feat cherry cabinets, slab granite counter tops & hickory floors.

$724,500 Terry Nolan

970.417.2210

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

190 Aspen Bluff $5,500,000 Suzi Apple

970.376.5417

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

1100 Hornsilver $5,595,000 Liz Leeds

970.331.1806

Amazing Beaver Creek & Sawatch views. End unit feat private top floor master & lower level w/ 3BR 2Ba. Huge views, great finishes, incl. alder doors & trim.

Enclave Townhouse Unit C $796,500 Mac Hodge

970.331.3278

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

1121 Berry Creek Rd. $619,000 Judd Babcock

970.376.3230

The BEST views of Vail Mtn! This magnificent mtn retreat, 5BR 5.5Ba, backs up to BLM land. Incl all of the finest luxuries. Unparallel views!

786 Potato Patch Dr. $4,775,000 Liz Leeds

970.331.1806

787 & 789 Potato Patch Dr. 2 new homes in a peaceful & exclusive neighborhood. 4 acres of open space. www.789potatopatchdrive.com

Jamie Farquhar Scott Bandoni

970.401.0703 $4,495,000 / $3,450,000

970.390.9400

The best 2BR 2Ba value in Vail. Ski Mountain views, Gore Creek frontage, recently renovated. Walk to skiing & dining. Pool & parking.

$985,000 Frank McKibben

970.390.8250

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