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Now available at a Starbucks near you Local Starbucks managers find solution to monopolistic force-out of Vail Mountaineer The Vail Mountaineer on Friday was made available in local Starbucks coffee shops throughout the Valley. After some discussion, a lot of deep thought and some good old-fashioned compromise, the local managers in Avon and Edwards will now make our paper available inside their establishments. We don’t think anyone anticipated the outpouring of support we received in our quest, nor did we anticipate the coffee, gloves and good cheer from the Starbucks staffers while we passed out our paper during this week’s snowstorms. In the end, you now have equal access to local news and we have equal access to you. As for our little struggle with the monopoly from Reno which publishes the Vail Daily, it continues to be educational and thought provoking. The controversy was made public Wednesday with our publication of a story entitled “Corporate greed,” in which we reported that we received a letter from Starbucks telling us to remove our papers from their Vail Village, Avon and Edwards locations. We were told the Daily put them up to it. Following that article one of our readers commented that he thought we were beginning to sound “whiny” because we continue to complain about the tactics used by our competitor. We disagree.



Caution reasserted itself on Wall Street Friday, sending stocks sharply lower but not enough to prevent the market from notching its third straight weekly advance. Most analysts agreed that the pullback was a natural response to the market’s powerful climb this month. Financial and technology stocks led the retreat, and energy shares fell along with the price of oil. The Dow fell 148.38, or 1.9 percent, to 7,776.18. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell [See THE UPDATE, pages 8-9]

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We’re not whining, we’re reporting what we’ve been told about their monopolistic actions against the Mountaineer. They are the biggest paper in town. Local business people have told us that they are selectively undercutting our pricing while trying to continue to gouge their loyal customers, requiring local charities and businesses sign exclusive agreements to only advertise in their newspaper for the Vail Daily’s benefit. And in some cases we’ve even heard of non-disclosure agreements so the people who continue pay higher rates don’t get upset. We can’t expect them to report what these local business people are saying. That would be silly. Who would behave in such an unethical manner and report it in their own paper? That leaves us to report the news. We do so all time. When the news is bad, it’s not whining, it’s news. As for continuously rehashing these escapades, it’s part of our efforts to educate new readers. We’re growing every day. That means we have new readers every day. How are they going to know what the gang from Reno is up to if we don’t write about it? In the future, we’ll make up some sort of code for our regular readers so you can skip the rehash, unless you enjoy it as much as we do.

This is Ryan and Sean who brew the good stuff at Starbucks in Eagle Ranch. Randy Wyrick photo.

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Tom Johnson runs between the red tape lines. Johnson rides herd on Eagle County’s facilities management department. Through a series of unfortunate events that would rival Lemony Snicket’s, it has fallen to him to find some money to rebuild Red Cliff’s ailing sewer plant. An ailing sewer plant is like having the flu and sitting on edge of the bathtub, staring at the toilet and wondering which minor disaster is going to erupt next. So he was really, really happy when the Environmental Protection Agency came up with a STAG grant (State and Tribal grant) for $880,000 to handle at least part of Red Cliff’s sewer plant problems. To rip everything up and replace it would run about $2 million. To fix the stuff they absolutely know is broken and leaking like an Obama-loving liberal would run about $1 million. Johnson was not so happy when he learned that those $880,000 STAG grant dollars require a 55 percent local match. That’s somewhere in the neighborhood of $484,000. We did the math. The good news is that the money can come from government agencies other than the EPA. The Department of Local Affairs and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are two possible sources, Johnson said. The bad news is that the match cannot come from Obamaland stimulus money. That’s about the only money the feds are flinging around like water – which is ironic because water is what Red Cliff needs help with. On the other hand, you can’t have people using bor-


rowed money as collateral to borrow more money. We couldn’t have U.S. taxpayer dollars bailing out knot heads doing silly stuff like that, could we? Anyway, Red Cliff’s rainbow was also tarnished a little when folks recalled that they’d been awarded one of these STAG grants before, but the money wasn’t available. That’s a lot like your high school sweetheart pledging her undying love and affection, then joining a convent. “We’re still moving forward and are hoping that between the USDA and DOLA we can get one phase of the project done,� said Johnson. The Red Cliff sewer plant is “out of compliance regularly,� said Johnson. That means the biosolids aren’t 100 percent broken down, which is another way of saying algae and other stuff is flowing into the Eagle River from Red Cliff’s busted sewer plant. If you’re Red Cliff and your drinking water source is above the town, drawing water from a creek that’s more pure than the hearts of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, it’s not a problem. However, if you’re among those in Eagle County who get their drinking water from the Eagle River, you’re likely to take a different view of the situation’s urgency. But there are so many rapids that high in the Eagle River that those biosolids are pounded into nothing, and in this case nothing is perfectly safe. “But that’s not what we want,� said Johnson. “We want a good system.� The funding will have to come from multiple agencies, said Johnson. “If we get this grant and get this fixed, then we can get the rest of it fixed,� he said. “It’s based on full funding. They hope to start the project this summer, said Johnson.


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By Beth Potter Mountaineer Staff Writer There will be no Jude Law at the 2009 Vail Film Festival, as reported Thursday on the Web site JustJared. com. Or, if he is coming, it’d be a surprise to Sam Chafos, the Publicity Manager for the Vail Film Festival. “Mr. Law will appear in one of the documentaries being screened this year, The Day After Peace,” says Chafos. “But he will not be attending the Festival.” However, American Pie funnyman Jason Biggs is scheduled to appear along with several other VIPs. The list includes: Kevin Smith, Michelle Monaghan, Jason Biggs, Kaitlin Olson, Tricia O’Kelley, Ashley Jensen, Jenny Mollen and Giancarlo Esposito. The Vail Film Festival will take place April 2 - 5 in Vail. Writer/director/actor Kevin Smith will receive the Renegade Award and actor Michelle Monaghan will receive the Excellence in Acting Award.

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Vail resident Terri Rider is in India working to improve the lives of Dalits, among the world’s most oppressed people. She wants to stay as long as she can and needs your support. To help, call Eagle Valley Community Church at 328-0919. they’re trying to keep others from improving their lives. These Dalit kids are the first in their families to receive an English language education. English is the language of power in India, and the path to their high school graduation made a couple serious attempts to kill them. Terri used to live here, one of the most affluent places on Earth. Now she lives there, in the slums of India, teaching the world’s poorest people about life and health and God. She’s unapologetically Christian, and hopes to make working with these Dalits her life’s work. “This was such a monumental, historical moment,� said Rider, taking a moment to enjoy the ceremony in one of the Dalit Education Centers she helped establish. On this day, 17 Dalit kids were presented with their graduation certificates. Without that education their lives would have to improve to be bleak. They know what that looks like. They would be child laborers, stone breakers, brick makers, making concrete by hand, digging ditches, sweepers and other brutally physical, low paying jobs that are part of a miserable life and an early death. For a Dalit to get an education, everyone sacrifices. “Fortunately, their parents understood the importance of a quality English medium education,� said Rider. “These graduates have overcome so many obstacles to be standing on the stage, proudly wearing their caps and gowns.� First, they had to live long enough, through the childhood diseases that kill so many. Starvation is always nipping at them. Then there’s the stigma that a Dalit cannot be educated. India’s society wants to stay oppressed and illiterate; it makes them easier to control. Girls are a commodity, often abandoned or sold as a child bride. These girls are educated in English; their future was to work as a servant. Now it isn’t. Their families did not pull them from school when financial crises hit. They’re Dalits. They’re always in a financial crisis. “All of these students are the first family member ever since the beginning of their family line to receive a complete education,� said Rider. “Knowing just a little of what they have overcome and accomplished to reach the goal of graduation.� All high school graduates hear the same speech – this is the first step in a lifetime of learning and adventure. That’s true in most areas of America. It used to be a lie in this part of India. It’s not any longer. These Dalit graduates have goals of attending colleges and universities. This is a step toward breaking free from the chains of entrapment, which have been part of their culture for thousands of years. “What a glorious occasion,� said Rider. “These stu-

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dents will forever change the future of their families for all generations from here forward.â€? Riding in to help Rider is dedicating her life to helping these people. Without help, many will die ‌ soon. With help, some will die anyway. In this corner of the world, the circle of life is small and closes quickly. Rider will help today, as she does every day. Some she can help save; some she cannot. But she will do what she can, with what she has, where she’s at, for Jesus’ sake today. She will repeat that last sentence like a mantra. She loves Jesus and Jesus loves her back. She loves these Dalits, these untouchables, and they love her back. Love will make a person do some strange and wonderful things. Rider helps run medical teams who arrive from the United States and other parts of the developed world. They come for a week or two; they work what looks like miracles; they leave. She stays, doing everything she can while preparing for the next team. Some of what she teaches is basic: Wash your hands; brush your teeth. In the dialect of that area, she says, the name “Dalitâ€? translates to, “It would be better to never of been born.â€? “There is no escape. There is no comfort. All they know is survival,â€? says Rider. Now, thanks to her and others like her, some of them are being educated in English. They have the high school diploma to prove it.


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Learn the art of the startup . . . CMC cranks up another entrepreneur seminar By Randy Wyrick Mountaineer Staff Writer Brian Chapman had this good idea for a business, the kind that tickle and nag and won’t leave you alone. Chapman has been a self-employed technology consultant for 10 years. That’s not the same as being an entrepreneur, but he didn’t know that until he signed up for the Entrepreneur Fitness Center at Colorado Mountain College. CMC’s Kim Blackford got him with Patrick Baldasare, the entrepreneur impresario who’s teaching an 11-week crash course on launching a successful business. Chapman and everyone else in the class is learning pretty much everything they need to know, begin[See ENTREPRENEUR, page 10]

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‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ has high-energy humor Classic creatures from the 1950s get a high-tech makeover, with a healthy amount of attitude, in the 3-D animated “Monsters vs. Aliens.� The Blob, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Fly — they’re are all here, led by The 50-Foot Woman, who’s now 49 feet, 11 inches as voiced by the diminutive Reese Witherspoon. (Animation, by the way, is a great fit for her, and for both the crispness and sweetness in her voice.) Far from being menacing, they’re optimistic misfits who just want to be loved and understood. Rather than destroying each other, they’re loyal friends who’ve been trapped together as government test subjects, only to be unleashed on the world when an alien invasion requires their unique powers. It’s an enormously clever concept — no pun intended — with a choice voice cast. Who else but Seth Rogen could play a lovable blue blob named B.O.B., who always has a smile on his gelatinous face? Will Arnett essentially revives his hilariously cocky-but-clueless “Arrested Development� character, Gob Bluth II, as the half-fish, half-ape Missing Link, and Hugh Laurie lends his rich voice to the British mad scientist Dr. Cockroach. Just seeing the words “And Stephen Colbert as The President� during the opening titles is good for a laugh, especially given the comic’s faux run for The White House from his home state of South Carolina. And the laughs keep coming steadily from there. Directors Rob Letterman (“Shark Tale�) and Conrad Vernon (“Shrek 2�), working from a script from about a half-dozen people, maintains a high energy throughout, although the explosive climax feels bombastic and re-


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Barbie turns 50 this month, and she’s getting tattooed to celebrate. The developments are causing a stir, reports the L.A. Times. “In Southern California ... Mattel Inc. has released Totally Stylin’ Tattoos Barbie. The doll comes with a set of more than 40 tiny tattoo stickers that can be placed on her body. Also included is a faux tattoo gun with wash-off tats that kids can use to ink themselves,” according to the report. “A spokeswoman for the El Segundo toy maker said it was a great way for youngsters to be creative with their pint-sized gal pal. But some parents are horrified by this body-art Barbie, labeling her the “tramp stamp” queen of playtime. On her parenting blog, Telling It Like It Is, Texas mother Lin Burress sarcastically predicted that “Totally Pierced Barbie” would be the next to roll off the assembly line. Readers commenting on the blog chimed in with their own fictional ‘Divorce Barbie,’ who would take possession of Ken’s accessories.”

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A West Virginia lawmaker has fielded plenty of ridicule, insults and even threats since proposing a state ban on Barbie and similar dolls. But Delegate Jeff Eldridge got a standing ovation from House colleagues Thursday after he explained his reasons for the bill. “This bill has touched a nerve all across the world,” Eldridge said at one point in his 20-minute speech. “If I’ve helped just 10 kids out with this, to me it was worth it.” The Lincoln County Democrat also shared some of the e-mails and phones call that have bombarded his office. He counted more than 3,000 messages within 48 hours of the bill’s introduction. Eldridge estimated that at least 80 percent of the responses he deemed foul, hateful or threatening came from men. “When I did this, I knew I was going to take some heat,” said the 42-year-old, now in his third term. The legislation would outlaw sales of the iconic Mattel toy “and other similar dolls that promote or influence girls to place an undue importance on physical beauty to the detriment of their intellectual and emotional development.”

Cloudy market forces layoffs at GE Solar

GE Solar has laid off employees at a Newark, Delaware, plant, Gunther Portfolio reports, saying the cause is that there are too many silicon modules filling the warehouse there, so they’ve let people from the second and third production shifts go. Gunther says a GE spokesperson confirmed it, a quotes the following statement: “We did have a staff reduction. The market for the solar technology manufactured at the Newark, Delaware facility has seen a sudden and dramatic decline, which required us to align our output with the market demand.” GE denied rumors that the company has plans to shut the plant down altogether.

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Reed says Roberts lied to Congress

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Friday that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. lied to Congress during his confirmation hearings by pretending to be open-minded about his judicial philosophy, reports the Washington Times. “We got into a little jam with Roberts. Roberts didn’t tell us the truth. At least [Justice Samuel A.] Alito told us who he was,� Mr. Reid, Nevada Democrat, was quoted saying in the report. “We’re stuck with those two young men,� Mr. Reid went on to say, though he said they hope to try to balance out the judiciary overall by “having some moderates in the federal court system as time goes on.� AP photo.

At least he wears a helmet

Scarlett Johansson is begging husband Ryan Reynolds to quit riding motorcycles after he almost trashed his bike in a near crash, and the National Enquirer says it’s led to a “pretty heavy argument.� Reynolds has said he’s planning a summer road trip across Alaska on his new Paul Smart Ducati bike.

Giant shark caught off Palm Beach coast ... not Madoff

A 14 foot hammerhead shark was caught off the Florida coast this week, and it took angler Fritz Van de Grift and two pals an hour and a half to reel in, reoprts the Sun. “Mr. Van der Grift said he never intended to kill the monster shark - he simply wanted to take a few pictures with his catch and release it back into the sea,� according to the report. “But the super-sized sea creature fought hard and died of his battle injuries.�

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Jurors have acquitted one of the nation’s few lateterm abortion providers of violating Kansas law requiring an independent second opinion for the procedure. But moments after the verdict was announced Friday, the state’s medical board made public a complaint against Dr. George Tiller on similar allegations. Tiller was found not guilty of 19 misdemeanor charg-

Suicide attack kills 48 at Pakistani mosque

A suicide bomber blew up a packed mosque near the Afghan border at the climax of a Friday prayer service, killing 48 people and wounding scores more in the worst attack to hit Pakistan this year. Islamic militants were suspected in the blast in the Khyber pass, apparently to avenge recent military operations in the area aimed at protecting the major supply route for NATO and U.S. troops in Afghanistan, authorities said. The route passes in front of the mosque.

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ning with where to find money to how it should – and should not – be spent. That’s called a business plan, and it’s really important that you have one, Chapman, for example, is looking for about $300,000 to get his idea rolling. He’d be happy to tell you what that idea is, but everyone in the class signs nondisclosure agreements so they don’t steal each other’s ideas. The thing is, in Baldasare’s class he’s learning how to go about finding that money, and what to do once you have it. And another thing, we all know economic times are not what they could be, but if you’re looking for an excuse to keep from doing something, you’ll find it no matter what. “Now is the time to set things in mo-

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tion, to decide what you want to be when you grow up,” said Blackford. Students are assigned to teams, they come up with their own corporate structure and each team works on a business idea. By the end of the class they present their plan to a panel of national entrepreneur experts and potential investors, just like in the real world. Right now, the classes are meeting Mondays. Colorado Mountain College is starting another 11-week round on June 15. Baldasare will be teaching it. Students must have a new business idea, or be involved in an existing business that they would like to transform in a significant way.





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later this year. Governments are expected to agree to new policies against global warming at the conference. Back in Eagle County, the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon will offer up candlelight dinners in its Restaurant Avondale for the event. A special kids club evening program will include flashlight storytelling. Earth Hour started two years ago in Sydney, Australia, with an estimated 2.2 million homes and businesses switching off their lights for one hour. In 2008, an estimated 50 million people switched off their lights, and global landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Rome’s Colosseum, the Sydney Opera House and the Coca Cola billboard in Times Square all stood in darkness.

with the buyer for a year to mainstream the technologies he’d just sold them. “At both of those businesses we had flops along the way,” said Baldasare. “We had absolute nightmares to get through and went through the wars.” So why does he keep going through it?

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“The entrepreneurial itch – an innate desire to win. People ask me what motivates me,” he said. “Money is an outstanding byproduct and don’t get me wrong, I like it. But what motivates me is winning.”

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The Swayback attacks the Sandbar ‘Best Rock Band in 2008’ comes to rock West Vail tonight By Holly Bass Special to the Mountaineer Eric Halborg, bass and vocals for The Swayback, has had quite a busy day today. This morning Halborg is scheduled to play the band’s song “Just Like the Old Days� in a solo acoustic version on the mourning TV show Murphy. The channel 16 show debuts at 9 a.m. and airs throughout the day. And tonight Halborg and The Swayback will be playing at the Sandbar. The Overcasters will be opening the night up at 9 p.m. “We’re definitely a full rock band. If you see us at the Sandbar you’ll get a taste of what we do,� Halbourg said. And rock is definitely what they do as evidence of their newly acquired title, “Best Rock Band in 2008� as voted by Westword Magazine. Also in the band is William Murphy on guitar, Martijn Bolster on drums, and newest band member Adam Tymn on guitar, keys and vocals. Tymn will not be at tonight’s show. Right now the band is taking some time off and relaxing for the winter. Halborg and Bolster both just had sons and are taking their time off enjoying the delights of fatherhood. Bolster’s son was born right after the bands last show. They weren’t sure if they should still perform but decided to take the risk. Fifteen minutes after the performance Bolster got the call to head to the hospital. “Leave it to a drummer’s kid to have great timing,� Halborg joked. The Swayback is also in the middle of recording their new album which should be out mid to late summer. “We’re working with a British producer, Andy Johns who has done some pretty classic Rock recording,� Halborg said. Johns had worked on Led Zeppelin’s “IV� and the Rolling Stones’ “Exile on Main Street.� And recording is going great, Halborg said. Right now their discography includes their first selftitled album, “The Swayback� and their lastest album, “Long Gone Lads.� They also have a shorter length

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Austrian triathlete admits to doping (AP) Austrian triathlete Lisa Huetthaler, who was suspended last fall for using an endurance boosting hormone, has admitted to doping in a newspaper interview published Friday. In October, Huetthaler was banned for two years by Austria’s national anti-doping agency for testing positive for EPO. She was also under investigation for allegedly attempting to bribe a laboratory employee last spring to guarantee that her “B’’ sample didn’t return with the same result as her initial positive test. Huetthaler, 25, told the daily Kurier that her main supplier was Stefan Matschiner, the former manager of disgraced Austrian cyclist Bern-

hard Kohl, who admitted to using the blood booster CERA at last year’s Tour de France. Huetthaler said she met Matschiner in May 2007 through Andreas Zoubek, a doctor at a Vienna children’s hospital whose name has previously surfaced in other local doping-related news reports. Huetthaler said she paid Matschiner roughly $20,206 for numerous doses of EPO. She also said Matschiner introduced her to testosterone and that she got growth hormones through Zoubek. She said her exboyfriend and trainer, who was not named in the interview, got her into doping. “I was 18, he was almost 40 ... I

was naive,” Huetthaler said. Huetthaler said her main motive for coming clean was so she could feel good about herself again. “I want to be able to walk down the street again with my head held high,” she told Kurier. Austria increased its efforts to eradicate doping after the 2006 Turin Olympics scandal, when Italian police raided the Austrian crosscountry and biathlon team lodgings, seizing a large amount of doping products and equipment. Earlier this week, former Austrian Nordic skiing coach Walter Mayer was arrested on suspicion of selling doping substances three years after triggering the Olympics scandal.

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Women’s SG derailed by fog at ski championships Skiers are getting fogged out at the U.S. Alpine Championships in Mount Alyeska, Alaska where all men’s and women’s races were canceled Friday. Women skiers, including Lindsey Vonn who was scheduled to be the first down the mountain, hung around for more than four hours waiting for the fog to lift, but it never cleared enough to race. The

men’s race was cancelled not more than two hours later. Vail native Vonn, who just wrapped up her second World Cup overall title, said it was disappointing not to be able to compete. “It was really tough with all the snow we got the last few days, but everyone worked hard and it’s just a bummer that the fog came in and it just wasn’t safe enough to run.”

As Friday winded down on the mountain just south of Anchorage, they were still undecided whether they would reschedule the women’s super-G for Saturday, or carry on with Saturday’s original schedule. Alyeska Resort mountain services manager Brian Burnett said it would be up to the coaches and the race managers.

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Fill in the blank squares so that each row, each column and each 3-by-3 block contain all of the digits 1 thru 9. If you use logic you can solve the puzzle without guesswork. Need a little help? Use the Hint to identify the next square you should solve. Answers will be posted next day.

Cowboy Singer & Guitar Player

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Plays Country, Pop, Rock & Roll, Ballads and additional originals. Will play at parties large and small. And tells stories.

Personnel needed for early morning newpaper delivery, 6 days /week. $12/hr + gas mileage. Interested? Call

Computer desk with file cabinet drawer, slide in/slide out keyboard shelf.

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10:00am Gypsum Town Hall Children’s Ministry For more information call 970-471-1373

1997 Chevy Astro Van Great condition, AWD. 121,000 miles

Specializing in: Outdoor Kitchens Water Features Hard Scapes Outdoor Firepits

2005 Audi

Allroad 5dr Wgn 2.7T Quattro Auto #P4414 2.7L Ecru/light Brown Automatic Mileage: 52,263 $19,991

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P.O. Box 1294 Eagle

Full time Administrative Assistant to Client Services & Content Production dept for rapidly growing web-based advertising co loc. in Edwards. Assist w/ research projects & content production in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must have excellent comp & comm skills, must work well independently.

Sedan 4dr Sdn GL TDI Auto #P2193 1.9L Black/gray Automatic Mileage: 57,810 $14,995


2005 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4dr GLS Auto #P9812 2.0L, Gray Automatic Mileage: 39,683 $11,991



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2005 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

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

A5 4dr Value Edition Manual 2.5L #P4111, Black Manual Milege: 46,680 $10,990


2005 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 2dr GLS Turbo Auto #P4914A, 1.8L Cream Automatic Mileage: 40,141 $15,990

36,540 Miles, 2.5L 4dr, 5 Spd Manual, Dk gray exterior, Anthracite interior Stock #3696


59,958 Miles, 3.3L 5dr LE 7-Passenger, Automatic, Tan exterior, Stone interior Stock #2768

1 bedroom 1 bath in house. Close to amenities - trails, movies, restaurants.

4dr Laredo 4WD #800 3.7L, #800 Automatic Mileage: Contact Us


3.6L V6 4Motion 4Dr, Automatic, Classic Gray interior Stock #P7133


39,990 Miles, 2dr GLS Turbo, Automatic, Lt. blue, Gray interior Stock #P4803



1BR 1Ba lockoff in Gypsum. N/S N/P. 1st and security required. Rent incl utilities, satellite & internet.

2005 Chrysler Crossfire

1BR 1Ba available in very nice townhome. All utilities incl.

2dr Cpe SRT6 # 6726 3.2L Dark Slate Gray Automatic Mileage: 15,251 $17,995

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.

1BR 1Ba Eagle Ranch Carriage House. Wood floors, excellent mountain views, W/D.


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



2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

154 800 2008. Fox floats, custom w/ extras

29,890 Miles, 2.5L 4Dr Wolfsburg Edition, Automatic, Pure Beige interior Stock #P4189


2005 Toyota Corolla

44,217 Miles, 4dr Value Edition, Automatic, Dr blue exterior, Black interior Stock #P7626


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

4dr Sdn LE Manual (Natl) #6057 Pebble Beige Manual Mileage: 64,245 $11,251

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. Newer 2BR 2Ba condo available in Dakota Square. Great views! Available March 15.


2004 Volkswagen Golf 4dr HB GL Manual #694D 2.0L Gray Manual Mileage: 71,380 $8,991

40,141 Miles, 2dr GLS Turbo, Automatic, Lt green exterior, Cream interior Stock #P4914A


2.5XT, AWD, leather seats, CD. ONLY 32K miles! Just had 30K service - clean bill of health, drives great, new tires.

3BR 3Ba house on the Eagle Vail golf course. 1 car garage, nicely furnished, large deck overlooking pond. Pets ok. Available April 10.


2005 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan A5 4dr 2.5L Manual #P3492 2.5L Mileage: 13,054



41,614 Miles, 4dr FWD, Automatic, Silver exterior, Black interior Stock #P5342

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


3BR + loft, 1.5Ba, townhome in Homestead. Plenty of parking, close to trails and town of Edwards. W/D, partially furnished. NS NP First, last, deposit. Available May 1

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

Need a position filled for your business? Call us at 926-6602 Classifieds $35 per week.

Located at Eagle County Airport

3.0L 4 Dr Sedan Call for details Stock #P2017


47,732 Miles, 2.0L 4dr Value Edition, Automatic, Lt blue exterior, Gray interior Stock #2975

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.

12 month lease, large end unit. 3 level townhome, 3BR 3Ba, N/S, N/P, W/D. 1.5 car attached garage, gas heat. Excellent property across from Edwards Medical Center

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44,490 Miles, 2 Dr HB 2.0T Manual, Back interior Stock #C1068


57,810 Miles, 4dr GL TDI, Automatic, Dk blue exterior, Black/gray interior Stock #P2193


155â&#x20AC;? with 939mi, reverse, gas rack/can, cover, aftermarket can, Walker shocks F/R, underseat factory bag.

2BR 2Ba + den on the river. Fireplace, W/D, garage, N/S N/P. 1st, last, and deposit Hot water and heat included in rent.

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.

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.

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

Open House Saturday 3/28, 9-12p 443-A Porphyry Rd. Gypsum $339,000 Keller Williams Mtn. Properties Ken Rue 970-393-3191 Saturday 3/28, 3-6p 17 Fir Court Eagle Ranch $650,000 Colorado Mountain Properties Bob New 970-390-3336 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

Sunday 3/29, 12-2p 2264 Eagle Ranch Road Eagle $1,199,000 Beveridge Real Estate Rick Beveridge 970-390-7594 Sunday 3/29, 2-5p 261 Black Bear Cotton Ranch $579,000 Colorado Mountain Properties Bob New 970-390-3336 Sunday 3/29, 1-4p 1301 Fulfort Court Eagle $549,000 Keller Williams Mtn Properties Dari Laidman 970-376-0466

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Marvelous Living Spaces Inside and Out 2245-A Alpine Drive• Vail

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


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


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

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


Ski-in/ski-out, 3rd flr, 3BR, and fully furnished. Gorgeous views. High end finishes throughout & many onsite amenitites.

Beaver Creek Landing $1,799,000 David Nudell


4-bedroom• Mountainside Hillside gazebo

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


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

Avon Crossing $424,900 Judd Babcock


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


Cathy Miskell (970)376-7227

Price: $2,333,000

WebID: N25973

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.

Located at the Gondola to Beaver Creek, views, designer furnished, on site mgt, rental program. Offered $40,000 below last sale.

Only $495,000 Mark Weinreich

$695,000 Terry Nolan



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

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

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


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!

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



Priced at $633,600 Debbie Darrough

83 Norgaad Way $375,000


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


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

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


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.

$6,750,000 Mark Grimaldi


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

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





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764 Beard Creek Trail $925,000 Suzi Apple


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


1458 Beard Creek Trail. Spectacular .57 acre lot on the 6th fairway of CVC course. Sweeping views, mature trees, & a stream make this a one-of-a-kind.

1458 Beard Creek Trail $895,000 Suzi Apple


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


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

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

Only $579,000 Bob New


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

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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



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

233 Timberwolf $489,000 Liz Leeds

970.331.1806 970.393.3191 Ken Rue

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





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


Endless possibilities! 4BR 2Ba sf home w/ no HOA & loc across from schools. Lg private fenced yard w/ 2 storage sheds & tons of storage through-out the home. Not to mention the 2 car gar. Must see!

Huge Price Reduction! $449,000 Debbie Darrough


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

310 Mosher Lane $850,000 Rick Beveridge


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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


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

9405 Brush Creek $1,200,000 Suzi Apple



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

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

14241 US Highway 6 $1,250,000 Suzi Apple


Sleepy Hollow Ranch. 87 acres of Brush Creek & endless views, this ranch may be subdivided. Feat. a charming home, guest cabin, & track barn.

Sleepy Hollow Ranch $12,995,000 Suzi Apple


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


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.

2505 Rule Rd. Sandra Kelly


Not your typical Eagle Ranch home. Reminiscent of a National Park Lodge, this custom home feat hand peeled log & timber framing. 4BR 4.5Ba.

2264 Eagle Ranch Road $1,199,000 Rick Beveridge







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Op 3BR Townhouse in Eagle Ranch, 2 years new. Affordable housing, Eagle Co. residents only. Walking distance to local village.

$386,700 Susan


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


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

137 Main St. $525,000 Suzi Apple


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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

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

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



Offers owners on-site tennis/health club, heated pool, hot tubs, steam room & restaurant. Rental income.

Bld 12 Res 15, 2BD+ loft $640,000 Bld 3 Res 9, 2BD 2Ba $519,000

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

Mark Weinreich


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


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

Quartz Building #210 $535,000 Sandra Kelly



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

The Reserve G102 $424,000 Judd Babcock

Top floor, 2BD 2Ba, 1 car gar on the Eagle River, only minutes to skiing & all the Vail Valley has to offer. Amenities incl private fishing, pool, & hot tub.

$360,000 Mark Weinreich









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Spacious duplex lives like a sf home w/ 3BR 2.5Ba. Main flr master bedroom. 1,500 sf. Large, fenced yard. Located in Eagle River Estates in Gypsum.

443-A Porphyry Rd. $339,000 Ken Rue & Darbi Gilbert




Slate tile greets you upon entry & in hallway. Wood flrs add warmth. Vaulted ceiling living room and sky lights add warm light to kit. 3BR 2Ba sf home. Easy to view, call today.

Priced to sell at $339,999 Debbie Darrough


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


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

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


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

220 Cooley Mesa Rd. $662,800 Suzi Apple


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

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


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


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

709 Edwards Village Blvd $865,000 Suzi Apple


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

50 Prickly Pear Ct. $389,000 Suzi Apple


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

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

$749,500 Henri Stone

Slaughter Realty Laurie Slaughter Group 970.471.0108

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

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

636 Valley Rd. Now $289,000

Scooter Slaughter



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

Arlington Place $529,000


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


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

The Hermitage $6,995,000 Judd Babcock



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

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


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






P 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 Group

970.471.0108 Scooter Slaughter 970.471.0645

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

Juniper Trail $998,750 Suzi Apple


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

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

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

190 Aspen Bluff $5,500,000 Suzi Apple



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

1121 Berry Creek Rd. $619,000 Judd Babcock







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Op Meticulously maintained, dramatic South facing views, vaulted ceilings, outdoor living, recent landscaping. Lg 2 car gar. Near golf, skiing & shops!

326 Hackamore $699,000 Mark Weinreich


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


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

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


Ski Mtn. views on golf course. Vaulted ceiling, open flr plan. Loft can be office, sleeping or exercise area. Master bath is must see sanctuary.

$560,000 Mark Weinreich


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


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


Bright cheery 1 level. Ski slope/mtn views. Lg outdoor living. Patio, flat yard, mature landscaping, cul-de-sac. Loc vaulted ceiling & open floor plan. Sf prices like a duplex. Close to golf.

Reduced! $949,000 Mark Weinreich


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


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


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

Jamie Farquhar Scott Bandoni

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


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


Totally remodeled 2BR 2BA Penthouse steps from Gondola. Wolf & Sub-Zero appliances, steam shower, jet tub, towel warmer & more.

Lionshead Arcade 308 $1,600,000 Bethany Boston Johnson


Amazing investment opportunity to own this entire 4-unit complex. Each 4BR 3Ba unit has a 2 car gar. Ideal for employee housing! Rental history available.

$2,200,000 Michael Routh


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


Wanna Be Sold! For thirty words or less, fill

your open position, rent your condo, or sell your boyfriend’s HDTV! Only $35/week! 970-926-6602


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