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Annual Wine and Spirits Festival starts today Beaver Creek is hosting the 4th annual Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits Festival beginning today and lasting through Saturday. Featuring the winners of the San Francisco International Wine Competition and World Spirits Competition, the Wine and Spirits Festival combines world-

renowned culinary talent and outdoor events for a great blend of summertime in the Rockies. With multiple events, including the ever-popular Walk and Wine and the “Best of” Walk-Around Tasting, the festival aims to please every palate. Esteemed guest chefs include Stephan Pyles of

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Stephan Pyles Restaurant in Dallas, Kerry Heffernan of South Gate Restaurant in New York, Govind Armstrong of Table 8 and 8oz. Burger Bar in Los Angeles, and Zarela Martinez of Zarela Restaurant in New York. Two packages are being offered in an effort to make it easy for Beaver Creek guests to attend multiple events throughout the festival: The Walk Wine Package includes one ticket to the Rodeo BBQ, Walk Wine with lunch at Grouse Mountain Grill, Cocktail Seminar at The Osprey, Wine Dinner at Splendido, Wine Seminar at Spago, one Demo Series on either Friday or Saturday, and Best of WalkAround Tasting for $370. The Just a Taste Package includes one ticket to the Rodeo BBQ, Cocktail Seminar or Wine Seminar (guest picks one), one Demo Series on Friday or Saturday, and Best of Walk-Around Tasting for $155. Lodging packages are also available for guests who wish to stay at Beaver Creek. The Walk and Wine Lodging Package starts from $201 per person/per night and includes three nights of lodging, one ticket to the Rodeo BBQ, Walk Wine with lunch at Grouse Mt. Grill, Cocktail Seminar at [See WINE AND SPIRITS FEST, page 18]

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General Motors yesterday finally filed the first documents to go public again after its 2009 bankruptcy. The auto giant hopes to sell both common and preferred stock to the public. The initial public offering is expected to come to market in November. The sale could reduce the US government’s stake to below 50 percent. In other market news, the Dow ended the day relatively flat. The Dow Jones Industrials average rose 9.69, or 0.09 percent, to 10,415.54. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 6.26, or 0.28 percent, to 2,215.70. The Standard and Poor’s 500 Index rose 1.62, or 0.15 percent, to 1,094.16.

Goodbye Iraq: Last US combat brigade heads home

As their convoy reached the barbed wire at the border crossing out of Iraq yesterday, the soldiers whooped and cheered. Then they scrambled out of their stifling hot armored vehicles, unfurled an American flag and posed for group photos. For these troops of the 4th Stryker Bri[See THE UPDATE, pages 7-9]




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Bill Winsor holds seminar on hunting down fungi By Geoff Mintz Mountaineer Staff Writer

When it comes to hunting for mushrooms in Colorado, there’s no simple trick for tracking them down. But everyone’s got a theory or two. Mycologist Bill Windsor has dedicated most of his life to understanding where and why mushrooms grow, but he says folks looking learn about mushrooming should begin by focusing on one or two species and take it from there. “It can be very daunting to try and identify them all at once,” Windsor said yesterday after leading mushroom seminar hosted by the Vail Valley chapter of Slow Food USA. “You should pick one or two mushrooms with very specific characteristics and just focus on those; that’s a great way to start.” Windsor, a former president of the Colorado Mycological Society, said the three best mushrooms to focus on in this area are the king boletus (or porcini in

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Master mycologist Bill Windsor holds up a King Boletus mushroom following a mushroom seminar he led in the Vail Valley yesterday. Avery Cunliffe photo.

Italian), the morel, and the chanterelle. Luke Meyer agrees. The longtime local and founding chef of the Left Bank restaurant in Vail Village has enjoyed mushroom hunting in the Vail area for

decades, and included his findings in many of the Left Bank’s dishes before he retired. “I love to prepare them,” Meyer said. [See SHROOMING, page 19]

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Jacky Terrasson Trio plays Lionshead tonight Jacky Terrasson is no stranger to the spotlight. When Terrasson won the prestigious Thelonious Monk piano competition in 1993, he proceeded to lead one of the defining jazz piano trios of that decade. By the mid-’90s, Terrasson was being hailed as one of the bright young lions on the traditional jazz scene. His self-titled 1995 debut for Blue Note Records drew high praise from all corners of the jazz world. His feathery keyboard touch is coupled with power and passion and a complete understanding of the blues and improvisation. Terrasson is also a gifted arranger. Terrasson will be joined on stage by drummer Gerald Cleaver and bassist Ben Williams. The show takes place at Vail Square in Lionshead, is free, and starts at 6 p.m.

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Minturn finalizes medical marijuana ballot question ‘Shall the operation and licensing of ... medical marijuana-infused products manufacturers shall be prohibited in the town of Minturn?’ By Mike Friend Mountaineer Staff Writer The Minturn Town Council approved the official medical marijuana ballot language for the November election at last night’s meeting with only one question about its wording. The ballot question will read, “Shall the operation and licensing of medical marijuana centers optional premises cultivation operations, and medical marijuana-infused products manufacturers be prohibited in the town of Minturn?� Councilman Earle Bidez asked if there were any issues with the wording of the ballot question. City Manager Jim White said, “No, there’s none.� And that’s that. Registered voters in Minturn will weigh in on the above ballot question at the November 3 general election.

Other business Also at last night’s Minturn Town Council meeting, Councilman Matt Scherr announced his resignation from the board. “The October 6 meeting will be my last. I will be retiring my position,� said Scherr. Scherr did not give a reason for his departure, however later in the meeting he announced a possible move. The council swore the three Planning Commissioners that they previously voted in at the previous town meeting. Frank Lorenti of Minturn, who put his name in for the possible open seat, showed concern over a potential “conflict of interest� against a previous board member and local architect, Stuart Brunnett. “This is a non-issue. In the last two years this has come up two maybe three times, and I removed myself from the project,� said Brunnett.

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Construction to impact play at Vail Golf Club this fall Club will be closed all day October 4, green fee discounts available Improvements to the Vail Golf Club will take place this fall and include rebuilding of the upper tees or back tees on hole seven, replacement of the bridges located on holes eleven and 17 and building new weather shelters on holes three and 11. Weather permitting, work will begin Sept. 27 and last through November and include a variety of impacts to play at the golf course with the entire course scheduled for a single-day closure on Oct. 4. Vail Golf Club Superintendent Stephen Sarro says the improvements are taking place to address safety concerns and replace 40-year-old aging structures. Sarro says depending on the area of work taking place, the golf course will have from six to 13 holes open for play during construction. “We’re scheduling work with the least impacts feasible to our golfers while being able to complete the work as quickly as possible,” said Sarro. “These projects are going to result in positive impacts to both golf and Nordic experiences. Safety for our users is a top priority and these improvements will also ensure a safe and enjoyable course for future years.” A schedule of the work is as follows and is subject to change: • 7th Tee Box: Sept. 27 to Mid-November This six-week project will include work on the walls and soil structure during the fall with final irrigation work and sod being installed during the spring. From Sept. 27 to Oct. 4, holes one, two and eight through 18 are scheduled to be available for play. • Weather Shelters: Sept. 27 to Oct. 31

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Weather shelters will be installed along holes three and eleven. The shelters will provide cover during storms, a shaded resting place and shelter when the lightning detection system sounds off. Construction of the shelters will not impact play on the golf course. • Bridges: Oct. 4 to Oct. 31 Work to replace the bridges across Gore Creek on holes 11 and 17 will take approximately two to four weeks and during installation will require closure of holes 11 through 17. Approximately six holes of golf will be available at all times during this work. Replacement of the bridges is needed to address the aging structures, enhance the creek banks and repair damage from the high creek water that occurred late this spring. The bridges will be wider than the current bridges to allow for year-round maintenance equipment. Additional work is scheduled during the improvements including removal of beetle killed trees on holes two, five and eight, hollow tine and top dressing work on all practice greens and winterization of the irrigation system. Discounts for daily green fees will occur during the work and vary depending on the amount of play available. 2010 Punch Cards will not be valid in 2011 as the golf club will offer a variety of options to entice golfers to play at the Vail Golf Club during construction, including opportunities for unlimited play. “We understand the work will be an inconvenience for our golfing community,” said club director Alice Plain. “We’ll offer great fall deals so that our golfers, both guests and visitors, can enjoy the best experience possible during the work.” Golfers interested in following the progress of the fall construction and other information on golf course maintenance, can follow Sarro’s Blog at For details on the course work, contact Sarro at 479-2262.



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Vail Valley native Heidi Kloser performs her signature Iron Cross backflip during a competition in Steamboat Springs last season. Dan Campbell photo. Here in the U.S., you know you’ve made the big time as a skier when the U.S. Ski Team press office dedicates their staff entirely to you for one of their semi-regular news releases. Yesterday, we received a release dedicated solely to Heidi Kloser, the Vail native and World Cup Freestyle rookie of the year in 09-10. The ski team press office had great things to say about the local up-and-comer. “She has a bright future and has worked really hard to get to

this point,� Head Coach Scott Rawles was quoted saying in the release. “She went out to Lake Placid and worked with Wes Preston, who helps Hannah [Kearney] when she’s jumping there. She trained with him in between camps in Park City, so she’s had a really busy summer.� The focus of the release was to point out how hard Kloser’s been working, splitting her time between Lake Placid and Park City. “Kloser has dedicated her summer to flying high at the Lake

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Nic and Jules (Annette Bening and Julianne Moore) are married and share a cozy suburban Southern California home with their teenage children, Joni and Laser (Mia Wasikowska and Josh Hutcherson). Nic and Jules – or, when referred to jointly by Joni, “Moms� – gave birth to and raised their children, and built a family life for the four of them. As Joni prepares to leave for college, 15-year-old Laser presses her for a big favor. He wants Joni, now 18, to help him find their biological father; the two teenagers were conceived by artificial insemination. The most talked-about movie at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and the winner of the Teddy Award for Best Feature Film at the 2010 Berlin International Film Festival, “The Kids Are All Right� is directed by Lisa Cholodenko (“High Art,� “Laurel Canyon�) from an original screenplay that she wrote with Stuart Blumberg (“Keeping The Faith�).

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gade, 2nd Infantry Division, it was a moment of relief fraught with symbolism. Seven years and five months after the U.S.-led invasion, the last American combat brigade was leaving Iraq, well ahead of President Barack Obama’s Aug. 31 deadline for ending U.S. combat operations there. American presence has become commonplace in Iraq since the invasion began on March 20, 2003. That presence is far from over. Scatterings of combat troops still await departure, and some 50,000 will stay another year in what is designated as a noncombat role. They will carry weapons to defend themselves and accompany Iraqi troops on missions (but only if asked). Special forces will continue to help Iraqis hunt for terrorists. So the U.S. death toll — at least 4,415 by Pentagon count as of yesterday — may not yet be final.

Egg recall tied to salmonella grows to 380 million

Hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs in four states and possibly more, health officials said yesterday as a company dramatically expanded a recall to 380 million eggs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with state health departments to investigate the illnesses. No deaths have been reported, said Dr. Christopher Braden, a CDC epidemiologist involved in the investigation. Much of the investigation so far has been centered on restaurants in California, Colorado, Minnesota and North Carolina. They are not necessarily breakfast places — it’s possible some got sick from eating a salad dressing that had a raw egg in it, or eating soup with an undercooked egg dropped in, Braden said. Initially, 228 million eggs, or the equivalent of 19 million dozen-egg cartons, were recalled by the company Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa. But that number was increased to nearly 32 million dozen-egg cartons. The initial recall was issued last week. Eggs affected by the expanded recall were distributed to food wholesalers, distribution centers and food service companies in California, Colorado, Minnesota, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Oklahoma, Oregon, Missouri,

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Nebraska, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin. The most common symptoms of salmonella are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within eight hours to 72 hours of eating a contaminated product. It can be life-threatening, especially to those with weakened immune systems. This form of salmonella can be passed from chickens that appear healthy. And it grows inside eggs, not just on the shell, Braden noted. Thoroughly cooking eggs can kill the bacteria. But health officials are recommending people throw away or return the recalled eggs.

Dr. Laura plans to end radio show at end of year

Talk show host Laura Schlessinger says her desire to talk freely without having affiliates and sponsors attacked led to her abrupt decision to end her “Dr. Laura” radio show later this year. Schlessinger said she is walking away a week after apologizing for saying the N-word 11 times on the air while talking to a black woman with a white husband, then saying “if you’re that hypersensitive about color and don’t have a sense of humor, don’t marry out of your race.” She apologized a day after the Aug. 10 remarks, but Media Matters for America called for her removal from the talk show. The group encouraged its members to contact show sponsors and affiliates and urge them to drop “Dr. Laura.” Schlessinger said Tuesday on CNN’s “Larry King Live” that her daily talk show will end when her contract expires this year, with the last show probably around Christmas. She said she was wrong to say what she said, was sorry for it, but “there are people who won’t accept my apology.”

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traceptive enhances the brain’s “conversation hub,” a discovery that will certainly give women plenty to talk about. Grey matter essential for memory and social skills also grows in size, the article says. Differences in brain structure between the sexes have been studied many times before but this is the first study that has looked at the impact of the hormonal contraceptive on the brain, the Mail reports. The study found that the contraceptive of choice of 3.5 million British women -- a quarter of all 16 to 49-year-olds -- increases brain size by around 3 percent, according to the article.

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A Muslim woman who works as a hostess at a Disneyland restaurant alleged yesterday the theme park would not allow her to appear in front of customers while wearing her head scarf. Imane Boudlal, 26, appeared outside the resort’s Grand Californian Hotel after filing a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She said when she wore the hijab to work Sunday, her supervisors told her to remove it, work where customers couldn’t see her, or go home. Boudlal, who wore the scarf in observance of Ramadan, chose to go home but reported to work for the next two days and was told the same thing. Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown said Disney has a policy not to discriminate. The resort offered Boudlal a chance to work with the head covering away from customers while Disneyland tries to find a compromise that would allow Boudlal to cover her head in a way that fits with her hostess uniform, Brown said. “Typically, somebody in an on-stage position like hers wouldn’t wear something like that, that’s not part of the costume,” Brown said. “We were trying to accommodate her with a backstage position that would allow her to work. We gave her a couple of different options and she chose not to take those and to go home.”

Arnold sending troops to Mexican border

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday said he was sending more than 200 national guard troops to the California-Mexico border, according to the LA Times. After a tour of the border yesterday, Schwarzenegger said he plans to have 224 troops in place by Sept. 1, the Times reports. “These men and women will provide much-needed assistance to help secure our border, but it’s important to remember that this is only the beginning,” Schwarzenegger was quoted saying in the article. “We must find a permanent solution to our broken immigration system.

We need the federal government to step up with even more manpower and funding, and I will continue to push President Obama and Congress for action.”

J.D. Salinger’s toilet up for auction

It’s almost as if “The Catcher in the Rye” author J.D. Salinger saw this moment coming in 1953 when he retreated in growing distress about his own fame to small-town New Hampshire and became a notorious recluse, according to NewsObserver. com. Salinger’s toilet, the ultimate symbol of privacy for a man notorious for defending his, is being auctioned on eBay, writes the Web site’s Jay Price. A well-known memorabilia and collectibles dealer based in Kernersville who has stalked Salinger items for years is reportedly asking the standard eBay heylook-at-this-bizarre-thing-I’ve-got price of $1 million but said he’s open to reasonable offers.

Sin City named most stressful

Forbes magazine found Las Vegas to be the most stressful city in the country, followed by Los Angeles, Calif., and Houston, Texas, according to To pinpoint the most stressed-out cities, the report measured the country’s largest metropolitan areas on six metrics that can either cause or be caused by stress: high unemployment, long commute times, long work hours, limited access to health care, poor physical health and a lack of exercise, the article says. Tampa, Florida, and Riverside, California, reportedly round out the top five.

Tongue patch for dieters

The LA Times has reportedly received PR materials on a recently popular Californian weight-loss treatment in which you tie up your tongue “as a constant and daily reminder of [the] desire and choice to lose weight,” according to the newspaper. On further reading, it doesn’t seem quite like tying (but it still sounds uncomfortable), as, according to the PR information, the tongue is measured, then a patch is cut from surgical mesh and attached to your tongue, the article says. While affixed, it reportedly “causes discomfort when the patient tries to eat or chew.” The “ideal patient” can experience 15 to 30 pounds of weight loss in a month on a liquid diet, the publicists are quoted saying in the article, and then the patch is removed.

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The destructive effects of illicit anabolic steroids on heart function, as well as the helpful effects of chocolate consumption, may be widely assumed by physicians and patients, according to the LA Times. But two new studies - published by the American Heart Association - actually deliver the evidence, the article says. Most know that eating chocolate - particularly dark chocolate - lowers blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the Times. But a study, published online on Monday, reportedly finds that it protects women, at least, against heart failure as well. Researchers followed 31,823 Swedish women ages 48 to 83 for nine years and tallied their chocolate consumption, according to the article. For those who ate one to three servings of chocolate per month, their risk of heart failure fell 25 percent, and those who ate one to two servings of chocolate per week saw a 30 percent reduction in risk during the study period, the Times reports.

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headlines for performing multiple surgeries on reality TV star Heidi Montag, has died. He was 50 years old. The California Highway Patrol says Ryanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 1995 Jeep Wrangler went off the side of Pacific Coast Highway near Malibu and landed on its roof Monday afternoon. He was reportedly texting at the time of the crash, and may have had his border collie, Jill, riding in his lap. According to the doctorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s twitter page, he had just stopped and snapped a pic of his dog atop the beach dunes to post on the social media Web site. Besides MONTAG Montag, Ryanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s celebrity clientele included musician Vince Neil, actor Lorenzo Lamas, reality stars Lisa Gastineau and Adrianne Curry and several models and beauty queens. Montag, who underwent 10 procedures in one day with Ryan late last year, took to Twitter to share her reaction to his death. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am devastated,â&#x20AC;? the 23-year-old wrote on the micro-blogging site Tuesday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He was the most amazing person I have ever known. He was an angel and changed my life and the lives of everyone he met. He was the most brilliant talented surgeon who will ever exist. Dr. Frank Ryan changed the world.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Update stories, unless otherwise cited, appear courtesy The Associated Press

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Tiger Woods and caddie Steve Williams watch a ball on the third tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament in Haven, Wis., last Tuesday. Steve Williams doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t believe his job as Tiger Woodsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; caddie is under any threat, despite media speculation about their 11-year association and concern over the champion golferâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s form. AP Photo.

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Tiger Woods caddie Steve Williams told New Zealand radio yesterday that he and Woods remain close friends and there is no possibility their working relationship is about to end. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m sure if there was going to be some sort of parting of the ways, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be the first to know,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;From my point of view, I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see any chance of that happening.â&#x20AC;? Williams said Woods had no plans to change his key personnel, though he has struggled to regain form after taking a break from the PGA Tour amid revelations of marital infidelities. â&#x20AC;&#x153;People speculate. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not playing well and his results arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t what weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re used to,â&#x20AC;? Williams, of New Zealand, said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tiger and I are very good friends and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been through a tough time. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no question about that. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m fully supportive of the guy and heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been great through this whole situation with me.â&#x20AC;? Woods consulted with swing coach Sean Foley at the PGA, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unclear whether he will work with him full time. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t decided if thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the coach whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be with him, but I really like what this new guy had to say and

what his theories are,â&#x20AC;? Williams said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If Tiger decides to stick with Sean, I believe heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll get better. It might take a little while.â&#x20AC;? Woods finished 28th at last weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s PGA Championship in Wisconsin, a week after posting the worst 72-hole total of his careerâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;18 over parâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;at the Bridgestone Invitational event in Ohio. Williams said nobody should rush to the conclusion Woods was losing his ability or his aura. â&#x20AC;&#x153;At the end of the day, Tiger Woods is Tiger Woods,â&#x20AC;? Williams said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s won 14 majors and 71 PGA Tour events. Regardless of whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gone on, you canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take that away from the guy. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tiger knows how to win and people know that he knows how to win. When he gets back in the situation where heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s playing well again and heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in contention to win, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll get the job done.â&#x20AC;? Williams said Woods remained hopeful of being selected by U.S. captain Corey Pavin for the Ryder Cup. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s one of the biggest events in the world and anybody thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s played in it before always has the desire to play in it again,â&#x20AC;? Williams said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got a couple more weeks to show him (Pavin) that heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s playing better.â&#x20AC;?

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Brett Favre rejoins Vikings

WHY NOT?: Minnnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre addresses the media during a news conference after NFL football training camp yesterday in Eden Prairie, Minn. The Vikings in need of an answer, Brett Favre announced he would return to quarterback the team this season. AP Photo.

The last time the world saw Brett Favre in action, the 40-year-old was barely able to walk off the turf following a beating at the hands of the New Orleans Saints in January’s NFC title game. Favre was one play away from his goal—taking the Minnesota Vikings to the Super Bowl—when he threw an interception in the final minute of regulation, then watched from the sidelines as the Saints kicked the winning field goal in overtime. “Believe me, when I left New Orleans, a big part of me was—I don’t want to say done—but the fact that we lost that game, how hard it is,” Favre said, his voice trailing off. Ryan Longwell, Steve Hutchinson and Jared Allen, his three closest friends

on the team, unexpectedly arrived at his doorstep on Monday night. “We need an answer, yes or no,” they told Favre. “We’re either going home with you or moving on without you.” So here we are, with Favre about to start his 20th NFL season. “I’ve done it all. There’s nothing left for me to prove,” said Favre, who joined the Vikings for practice yesterday. “I’m here to have fun, help these guys win. I really enjoy this group of guys like you wouldn’t believe. I think the feeling is mutual.” The gray-haired Favre threw 33 touchdowns and only seven interceptions to lead the Vikings to the NFC North title last season.

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Broadway in Eagle, from 5 to 7 p.m. The 3rd-generation owned company plans to celebrate 100 years of business next year, marking it one of the oldest in the county. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Eagle chamber recently rebuilt itself, and so we joined it again. They asked us to host this mixer and we were more than happy to do so,â&#x20AC;? said Hood. Hood said the mixers are a way for local businesses to network and develop business connections to help keep things local.

Demolition Derby crashes Fair Grounds tomorrow

Finally, a demolition derby n Eagle County! It will be held at the Eagle County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. tomorrow, August 20. There will be one main event for each class. Drivers will have a chance for $500 per class for being the first car to hit the flag. There will also be a best themed car contest, judged by the crowd.

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ing. The town of Eagle donated the land and WECMRD is helping run the program. Local volunteers helped build it. You can do a one-race trial for free. A one-month membership to the American Bicycle Association costs $35; a year membership is $45. You are required to wear full face helmet is required to race. That keeps you from getting your nose scuffed up if you crash, which race

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New Life Assembly of God in Avon is in need of BLANKETS and FIREWOOD to give to Lakota Indians like this lovely young girl on an up and coming mission trip September 17 to 20. Please drop off blankets and firewood at 480 Nottingham Road in Avon or call Loni at 303-548-5877. The Lakota Indians fought at the Battle of Little Bighorn and were the tribe of the famous warrior Crazy Horse.

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COUNTDOWN FOR BARGAINS GALORE! Volunteer, Mike Mathias who is earning funds for the local VFW, puts price tags on donated fishing gear for the 46th Annual Eagle Valley Community Fund Auction and Rummage Sale Sat. and Sun. Aug. 21-22 and Aug. 28-29 at Maloit Park . Get ready to shop, shop, shop in the 14 rooms, each filled with great bargains. There’s an entire room of shoes, books, toys, linens, house wares, jeans, men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, appliances, computers, ski and snowboard equipment, Doors open the first Saturday at 6:45 a.m. and that day will also feature a live auction beginning at 9:30 a.m. , a Bake Sale and Silent Auction Tent. Lunch will also be served every day but the final sale day by Bright Futures. For more information call 926-0577, 827-9426 or check out the website at

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This year, two students from Edwards will be awarded the Pinnacol Foundation scholarship. The Pinnacol Foundation provides college scholarships to children of Colorado workers disabled or killed in work-related accidents. Students from the Edwards area receiving this scholarship include: Obed Navarrete, Colorado Mountain College and Aron Navarrete Parra, El Paso Community College. A total of 96 students have been awarded $290,250 in scholarship funds for the 2010-2011 school year. Created by Pinnacol Assurance in 2000, the Pinnacol Foundation has awarded more than 200 students with scholarship funds totaling more than $1.3 million. The average scholarship amount awarded is about $3,000 per student. Scholarship applications are accepted annually from January 1 through March 31.

Congratulations to Custom House Construction (we called them Custom Home Construction in a recent issue, our apologies), for winning the couch racing competition at the Eagle Potatopalooza festival on Saturday. “It was one fast couch, and we shared the couch so others could enjoy the thrill of couch racing,” said a representative from the company. Here’s a picture of their trophy.

Vail Valley Theatre Company, with Bryan Bell as Director, is conducting an audition for Rocky Horror Show (yes, you heard right!) • Sunday August 22nd between 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Open call with 16 to 32 bars of music prepared, with some tune from a Rock/Pop Musical (think Spring Awakening, Rent, Rocky Horror Show etc). No need for dance or readings at this audition. • Monday August 23rd from 7:00 PM. Call backs with a request for music to be sung from the show, together with dancing and readings. Auditions and call back will take place at the new Battle Mountain High School in Edwards. The play will take place at The old Battle Mountain High School in Eagle-Vail, with performance dates 22-23 and 29-30 October. Visit for more information.

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Beav’ Rodeo Guest Chef BBQ Beaver Creek Rodeo at Traer Creek, 5-8 p.m. Tickets: $60 (Kids 12 and under free. One child per adult. Additional kids $10 each) Guest chefs Zarela Martinez and Govind Armstrong will stimulate guests’ senses at the Beaver Creek Rodeo. Tickets include VIP rodeo ticket, dinner and drinks. Rain or shine.

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Walk Wine Beaver Creek Hiking Center Grouse Mountain Grill, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets: $100; Luncheon only: $70 A guided hike for all ability levels with the experts from the Beaver Creek Hiking Center is followed by a wine pairing luncheon at Grouse Mountain Grill. “Mix it Up” Cocktail Seminar The Osprey, 3-4:30 p.m.


Tickets: $45 Guests learn how to mix specialty cocktails (and taste them all) while enjoying paired appetizers from The Osprey in Beaver Creek. Hosts for the event are guest Wine and Spirits Experts Aidan Demarest, Jeffrey Morgenthaler, and Anthony Dias Blue. Culinary Demonstration Series Outdoor kitchen in Beaver Creek Plaza, 5-6 p.m. Tickets: $25 Guests learn from Beaver Creek Chophouse’s Jay McCarthy and enjoy a special seminar with Wine Spectator, “Racy Rieslings and Rich Flavors” with Chateau Ste. Michelle. This exploration of New World Rieslings from bone dry to decadently sweet will help guests discover the versatility of this noble grape. Wine Dinner Splendido, 7-10 p.m. Tickets: $125

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Cooking Class Splendido at the Chateau, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets: $120 Guests enjoy this one of a kind cooking class with guest chef Stephan Pyles in the state of the art Splendido kitchen. Participants sip wine and enjoy lunch while tasting their creations. Wine Seminar Spago, The Ritz Bachelor Gulch, 3-4:30 p.m. Tickets: $45 Guests learn about wines from the experts as well as Spago’s master sommelier, Sean Razee accompanied by an

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array of mouth watering appetizers prepared in Spago’s kitchen. Culinary Demonstration Series Outdoor kitchen (on Plaza behind Beaver Creek Sports), 5-6 p.m. Tickets: $24 Guests learn from Rimini’s Chef Jennifer Hay and enjoy a special seminar with Wine Spectator, “Merlot – the Unvarnished Truth” with Chateau Ste. Michelle. This will be an in-depth tasting and discussion of the New World’s greatest places to grow and produce Merlot – Washington State. “Best of” Walk-Around Tasting Vilar Performing Arts Center, 7:30-10 p.m. Tickets: $65 This is the one event not to miss. Guests taste more than 40 award-winning wines and spirits and dishes from all of the guest chefs as well as Beaver Creek favorites.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;I really like the chanterelle sautĂŠed in olive oil and chalets. And then when theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just right, you add butter, some fresh herbs and salt and pepper. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a very good way. Or you can add them to a nice risotto or with pasta.â&#x20AC;? Meyer is originally from France, and he said he enjoys hunting for mushrooms in Colorado, where we have a plethora of public land, more than in Europe. There, everyone is looking for mushrooms â&#x20AC;&#x201C; but they go with a gun, Meyer said with a laugh. Boletus is King The King Boletus, which is associated with pine trees, is one of the most sought-after edibles in the world. It thrives here in the Colorado high country because the elevation changes allow for a longer season. They may thrive at 9,000 feet one week and at 10,000 feet the next, whereas in flat environment, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll come and go more rapidly. Windsor was introduced to mushroom hunting at a young age by his uncle in Ger-


many. As a college student in Long Island, his continued interest was driven by really wanting to eat them and by the fact that they were free, as a lot of college students can appreciate. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would really study the area,â&#x20AC;? Windsor said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Where are these things growing? Are they growing near the water? Are they growing next to dead trees? Are they growing next to live tress? Are they growing on a hilltop or a hillside? Over time you get a very good sense of the different environments that mushrooms grow in, but thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no single, quick trick for finding them.â&#x20AC;? Windsor said the percentage of mushrooms that are prime edibles and percentage that are deadly poisonous are exactly the same: 2 percent. Everything in between is simply compost. But, if you do some research, consuming wild mushrooms that youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve picked yourself is extremely safe. The nutritional benefits vary from â&#x20AC;&#x2122;shroom to â&#x20AC;&#x2122;shroom, but several contain protein that is more easily digested in the body than that from meat. Mushrooms also contain minerals

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and polysaccharides that can prevent cancer, build the immune system and lower blood pressure â&#x20AC;&#x201C; just to name a few of the healthy benefits. The best way to get involved in mushroom hunting is by contacting a mycology society (there are several in Colorado) or by checking out a book on the subject. Windsor says the two best for this area are â&#x20AC;&#x153;Mushrooms of Coloradoâ&#x20AC;? by Vera Evenson, which is available at the Bookworm in Edwards, and â&#x20AC;&#x153;All that the Rain Promises and Moreâ&#x20AC;? by David Aurora. There are also several mushroom festivals happening this summer including the local Eagle Mushroom Festival in Eagle this weekend, the King Boletus Festival in Buena Vista, also this weekend, and the Crested Butte Wild Mushroom Festival. The Eagle Mushroom festival starts tomorrow and runs through Sunday. Check out the Eagle Ranch Pavilion Studio Building Saturday evening for a mushroom cook-up as part of the festival.

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Please call Sr. Rita Rae Schneider, RSM, Principal St. Clare of Assisi School Box 667 Edwards, CO 81632 970-926-8980 Ext 202

Excellent customer service & computer skills required. Competitive pay & benefits. $16-18 DOE. Fun work environment. Email resumes to

My name is Cherry Blossom and I’m about 1-year-old. I’m a female Lab/Pointer mix who was found in the recent floods of Nashville. I am looking for my very own family and I will make an amazing pet companion & playmate. I will run with you, sleep at your feet and be your best friend! I love to play with all people, children, cats, dogs & tennis balls. I’m super smart and friendly! I even have a YouTube video!

Mike McCurdy “The Drywall Guy” for all your drywall needs. 20 years of quality workmanship at affordable prices.

970.331.1824 or

First in class installation:

With certified install you receive an extra years parts & labor warranty



949-1199 | Eagle-Vail, CO

Affordable Texturing & Repair Specialist


Brian’s Hot Tub by Crumpler. This cavernous & comfortable bag will take 2 Pro bodies or Video, all the lenses & accessories you could want, along with a padded, removable laptop pouch. In good condition, washable. All inserts included. $110 OBO.

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

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

20 per weekend to run a garage sale ad!


And get a dozen donuts FREE from the Village Market!




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3 Chime. Chimes 3 times per hour. Approx. 6 ft tall & 17 in wide. Call 970.328.7279


Confused or Stuck?

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

Thursday, August 19, 2010



AWD Wagon, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 37,048 Miles, Stock #S6G728908 $13,988

New Tires. 4 Door Sedan 117,000 Miles Call Claus 970.390.4402

Trades Considered! Call 970.390.1898


2008 Subaru Impreza

33,000 Miles. Auto climate control. 6 CD changer. Info center. Leather power seats. Power windows/sunroof. Stabilization control. Clean, quick & sporty.

AWD Wagon, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 48,011 Miles, Stock #S6G807304 $14,988

2006 Subaru Tribeca

Call Randy 970.476.2417

Call 970.328.7279

4.0 V6 Engine

AWD, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 40,576 Miles, Stock #SP8G521998


AWD, 2.5L, 5-Speed Automatic, 51,330 Miles, Stock #VT51189557 $20,997

Call Bryant 970.376.2612

LX-7 Passenger, 3.5L, 4-Speed Automatic 107,475 Miles, Stock #2462 888-413-5024

2008 Volvo XC70 SUV, 3.2 L, 5-Speed Automatic. 72,227 Miles. Stock # 1767


AWD, 3.2L, 6-Speed Automatic, 21,695 Miles, Stock #VP81019898

2.4L, 5-Speed Automatic, 35,444 Miles, Stock #VP72292331 $18,997

2007 Subaru Legacy

2 Door, 2.3L, 5-Speed Manual. 83,452 Miles. Stock #7332 Emich Volkwagen


AWD, 2.5L, 4-Speed Automatic, 60,091 Miles, Stock #SP77214522


AWD, 2.5L, 4-Speed Automatic, 131,341 Miles, Stock #SP17207462 $6,988

2006 Subaru Impreza

Emich Volkswagen 888-413-5024



AWD Sedan, 2.5L, 4-Speed Automatic, 42,050 Miles, Stock #S6H512823 $9,988

129,000 miles. 2WD, V6. Transmission & radiator recently serviced. New brakes. Excellent condition!

AWD, 2.5L, 5-Speed Automatic, 44,410 Miles, Stock #VT52484727 $19,997

AWD, 5-Speed Automatic, 56,467 Miles, Stock #SP64425747


In perfect condition! Two tops, all options, new tires and cover. 38,700 miles.



5 Door, 2.4L, 4-Speed Automatic, 5,994 Miles, Stock #2873


1995 Mercedes S 320

2 Door, 2.5L 20,663 Miles Stock #8630

Harley soft tail custom with 18,400 miles. Custom front end, lots of custom parts & two seats.

Vail Mountaineer

2 Door, 1.8L, 5-Speed Automatic, 33,482 Miles, Stock #4915

4 Door, 2.8L, Manual 66,415 Miles, Stock #P4514 888-413-5024

2008 Volvo XC90

888.413.5024 2008 Volvo S60


AWD, 4.4L, 6-Speed Automatic, 45,263 Miles, Stock #VT81468673 4 Door, 2.5L, 6-Speed Automatic, 54,475 Miles. Stock #P1974


2 Door, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 23,778 Miles, Stock #P9683




2.5L, 5-Speed Automatic, 37,295 Miles, Stock #VP826690737 888-444-2554

2007 Volvo XC90


AWD, 2.5L, 5-Speed Manual, 30,555 Miles, Stock #SP6G817009


AWD Wagon, 3.0L, 4-Speed Automatic, 109,757 Miles, Stock #S27653584 $9,988

4 Door, 2.5L, Manual, 25,561 Miles, Stock #6060 $15,991

2008 Subaru Tribeca


4 Door, 3.0L, 6-Speed Manual, 69,000 Miles. Stock #5683 888-413-5024


AWD, 3.2L, 6-Speed Automatic, 44,495 Miles, Stock #VT71344718 888-444-2554

AWD Wagon, 2.5L, 4-Speed Automatic, 41,627 Miles, Stock #S6H726185 $14,988

4 Door, 2.5L, 20,044 Miles. Stock #2188 $15,991 Emich Volkswagen

4 Door, 1.8L, Manual. 72,500 Miles. Stock #2841

2006 Subaru Tribeca

Emich Volkswagen 888.413.5024


Wanna Be Sold? Auto ads starting at $50 per month! Call 926-6602


2.5L, 5-Speed Automatic, 55,466 Miles, Stock #VP61307491 888-444-2554

4 Door, 2.5L, Manual 48,076 Miles, Stock #5769 $13,991 Emich Volkswagen 888.413.5024

AWD, 2.5L, 6-Speed Automatic, 66,211 Miles, Stock #VP52081121 $17,997


2004 Volvo XC90


2 Door, 2.5L, 6-Speed Manual, 30,959 Miles, Stock #P0683

4 Door, 1.8L, Manual 67,985 Miles, Stock #P2756

AWD, 2.9L, 4-Speed Automatic, 104,050 Miles, Stock #VT41122441




AWD, 5-Speed Automatic, 64,707 Miles, Stock #SP64421771

FWD, 4 Door, 2.0L, 6-Speed Automatic, 37,854 Miles, Stock #P8817

2.4L, 5-Speed Automatic, 23,312 Miles, Stock #VT52074438 $17,997

4 Door, 2.5L, Manual, 22,616 Miles Stock #8096 888-413-5024

4 Door, 1.9L, 5-Speed Manual, 97,250 Miles. Stock #5210 $14,991

More Auto Ads


AWD, 3.6L, 5-Speed Automatic, 55,255 Miles, Stock #SP84403806

2006 Volvo XC90


Vail Mountaineer


4 Door, 2.5L, Manual, 66,612 Miles, Stock #5901 888.413.5024

AWD, 2.5L, 5-Speed Automatic, 91,399 Miles, Stock #VT52476774 $13,997

Thursday, August 19, 2010 , 3Bd (2 master Suites), 2.5 Ba, 2 car grg, 10 min to Beaver Creek, features privacy and views. Vaulted ceilings soar 20 ft. with timber frame construction and massive log posts. Open kitchen w/ island and breakfast nook, plus formal living and dining. Furnish Option call 970.949.7049

Close to bus stop, quiet neighborhood, sunny deck. Own bed/bath & walk-in closet in 3 BD house. W/D, fireplace, storage, Pet negotiable, but No Cats. F/L/Sec. Dep. Negotiable Available as soon as April 1st Call Kent for appointment 970.401.3841

Large Studio Unit with separate entrance. Full bath, kitchette and laundry. Includes utilities, TV and internet. Pets considered.

2 BD + Den. 2.5 BA. Beautiful yard on creek. W/D. Garage. N/S. Approved pets are welcome. Avail. Sept. 1.

1st, last & security.

Call 970.477.5730

Small Studio Unit. Includes utilities. Pets considered. Call 970.390.1898

Call Joe 203.206.5802


Call Jan 970.328.8007


1 BD / 2 BA condo in Sunridge from Oct to April Deck on river, lovely garden. At foot of Beaver Creek on bus route. Wood floors and newly painted. W/D. N/P, N/S. 1st, last, security.

1 Bedroom, Living Room, 1 bath Clean, sunny, and private. N/S Pet considered.

3 BD, 2.5 BA Home. 2 car garage. Refrigerator & washer/ dryer included. Small pet allowed. N/S preferred.

1BD with own bath in Eagle Vail Town home, unfurnished, walking distance to bus stop. 4 BD, 4.5 BA end unit, 2 car attached garage with two additional parking spaces. Nicely upgraded, new wood floors, new kitchen, and fresh paint. Walking distance to park, pool, golf, and school. Lease terms negotiable. Please call for more details.

1 month deposit & references required. Avail. immediately. Call 303.660.3312

3 BD, 3 BA Townhome for rent. 1 car garage. N/P, N/S. Available now. $1,000 deposit required. Call John for details. 970.390.8608

Year â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;round lease. Call Luc 970.476.3630

4 BD / 3.5 BA with 2 car garage and fabulous backyard. Great location. Walking distance to Riverwalk/ Edwards area. The finishes are knotty pine, granite and travertine tile. Pet friendly! Avail. Aug 1. Call Scott at 970.390.2021

1 BD, 1 BA furnished Intermountain lock-off. Very quiet & clean. Storage for bikes, skis, etc... Private patio. Steps to free bus. Reserved parking for 2 cars. Washer/Dryer. N/P, N/S. Call 970.479.6417

Ski home to beautiful, large 3BD, 2BA house on a quiet street. No garage but parking & storage available. Yard, Views, In-floor Radiant Heat, W/D and Utilities all included! Free August Rent Call David 970.390.3018

1 - 3 BD Condo in Sun Vail NS/NP, Furnished Call 970.476.0900

3 BD, 3 BA West Vail Condo. Very nice & furnished with 2 parking spaces. Avail. Sept 1. One year lease. $2,200 + utilities

1BD w/ Private Bath available for rent in a 3BD home in Chatfield Corners. Call 480.620.2836

1 BD, 1 BA in Single Family Home. Exquisite setting. 900 sq. ft. for 1 person. Available Aug.1. 2 BD, 1.5 BA, 1,000 sq ft Condo in Riverwalk. Two underground parking spaces. On bus route & low utilities!

Call 970.949.6141

Call 970.390.2263

Sandstone 70 Condo 2 BD, 1 BA Garden Level, Creekside. New carpet & appliances.

Call 970.376.2551


1 room with bathroom availalbe in 2 BD / 2 BA condo at base of Beaver Creek. High-end finishes: granite counters, solid oak floors, steam shower, new paint. Large sunny patio & steps from the bus to slopes. Avail. Sept 1. Partial furnishings available. N/P/N/S

3 BD, 3 BA end unit Townhome by river and park. Hardwood flooring & granite countertops. 2 parking spots. W/D. Deck w/ river view.


1 BD, 1 BA apartment. Available 8/15. NS/NP. Has living room/dining area & kitchenette. Quiet tenant pls. Year Lease. 1st, Last & Sec.

Call 970.390.1898

Master Bedroom in a 4 BD, 3 BA home on bus route. Great location w/ low utilities! Furnished or Unfurnished.

AWD, 5 Door, 5-Speed Automatic. 101,500 Miles Stock #4978

Sandstone 1 BD, 1 BA. Furnished with one parking space and deck. Bus stop right in front. Very clean. N/S, N/P.

Furnished room for rent weekly. N/S, N/P

Call 970.470.1044

Located up June Creek near the June Creek Hiking Trail. 3 BD + Large Loft, 2 BA, 1 car garage. 1100junecreek

Austria Haus Club Vail Village 2-3BD residences. Views, pool, hot tub, breakfast, housekeeping, valet, Vail Athletic Club. Ted Steers 970.477.5319

Large townhome in quiet Wildridge location. 5 BD, 4 BA, oversized 2 car garage plus storage. Views, landscaped yard, and decks. Partially or fully furnished. Year lease. Call 970.328.2730

Buck Creek on the Lake w/ incredible views. 3 BD, 2 BA. Partially furnished. Underground parking. N/S, N/P. $1,600 + Utilities. Call Kathy w/ Havlik Mgmt. 970.376.7225

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

Call for Pricing

Call David at 860.639.4141 or

Fantastic 1/2 Duplex - A Must See! Unfurnished, 3Bd, 3.5 Ba, Gigantic 2 3/4 Car Garage, 3 Covered Decks & 3 Outdoor Living Areas. Fenced Yard, W/D, Gas FP, HW Floors, Granite Slab, Stainless Appl., In Floor Gas Heat, Tons of Storage, Directly Across from Park, Vaulted Ceilings. Pets? N/S. Year Lease Only. Available Sept. 1 Call 970.949.4992

Spacious 2 Bd, 2 Ba apt. located on Hwy 6. W/D, NS/ NP. Partial utilities paid. Call 970.376.1431

One Willow Bridge Road Vail Village 2,3,4 BD residences. Mountain views, pool and hot tubs on Gore Creek, Sonnenalp Spa, hotel service.

Call 970.470.1044

Ted Steers 970.477.5319

Commercial Corner

Retail & Office space in downtown Eagle. Ground floor - 1,290 sf. 2nd floor - 1,350 sf. Can be subdivided. Plenty of parking. Great location and beautiful finishes!

341 Broadway, Bldg B

970.926.7911 ext. 4

2 BD, 2 BA condo lock-off in new single family home. Very nice laundry. 1,500 sq. ft. 2 person maximum. Available Sept. 1.

Rental Ads as low as $50 a month!

Steve Stafford, Slifer Management Comp.


Lovely, spacious 4BD, 2.5BA end unit townhome. 1,800 sf. Storage unit on end. Gas heat, W/D, wood flooring adjacent to Gypsum Elementary. Reasonable!

2,000 sq. ft. of office space above 2,000 sq. ft. of warehouse. Nice finishes & lots of space. Lease all of it or share with our business. Terms negotiable.

$14 per sq. ft. plus CAMS Call 970.748.8667, x2

Rental Ad Rate Buster Rental ads for less! Place your ad with us for $50 per month (photo included)! Call us at 926-6602 or

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

Commercial warehouse with 2,000 sq. ft. Heated, 1/2 Bath, 2 large overhead doors. 7 parking spaces. REDUCED rent for the 1st year! Available Sept. 1.


Near Vail/Eagle County Airport

Contact Trish

Duane Ziegler, Dalco Realty


$1,800/ month


Thursday, August 19, 2010

Photo Real Estate Classifieds

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

$4,995,000 Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate


25,000 sq. ft. luxury estate. Developer must sell. All offers considered!

$4,995,000 Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate


Vail Mountaineer

Major Price Reductions at Brush Creek Village. Only 12 10 Developer Units left! 3 & 4 BD units, some w/ basements, in brand new private development. Adjacent to pool and ice-rink. Financing now available

3 BD single-family home located in The Terrace. No short sale/foreclosure. Unfinished basement provides additional space. No transfer tax. Fenced in backyard.

John Purchase, Wynton Homes, LLC

Brian Price, Prudential Colorado Properties

Julie Retzlaff, Sonnenalp Real Estate



3 BD, 2 BA Condo. Lots of Sun & Storage. New carpet & paint. On bus route. Pool & hot tub on property. Underground parking.

3 Bedroom bank approved short sale. Remodeled with garage.

Now Starting at only $349,000


210 Ryshot Road



3 BD / 3 BA Townhome on the Eagle River. Pre-approved short sale. End unit with lower level walk-out to the river.

Red Canyon Townhomes #33


Photo 2 BD cabin secluded from the road with Salt Creek running across the property. Offering all the comforts of home & plans for expansion. 7.5 acres & covered bridge.

$789,000 Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate


Amazing price on a Quail Run Townhome. 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath with lots of upgrades. Hardwood floors, Berber carpet, tile, and wood trim.

$165,000 Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties


10 Irrigated Acres/House/Large Shop. Private w/ Creek & Views. No covenants! Shoot from your deck! Small farm perfect for horses. Owner/Broker. Not in MLS.

Salt Creek in Eagle


Mike Devins

Real Estate

970.390.3513. Please leave message.

Possible Short Sale. 3 BD, 2 BA. 1,680 sq. ft. Townhome with spacious split-level floor plan. Large deck overlooks fenced backyard. No HOA’s & low property taxes.

604 Price Lane, Unit F

$196,200 (Original $215,000)

Ken Rue, Keller Williams Mtn. Property


Single Family on Red Hill. 4 BD, 3 BA. Lock off with separate entrance. Over an acre. fenced yard w/ oversized 2-car garage. Great home for a family w/ pets. No HOA!

90 Beacon Court


Kathy Olson, Havlik Real Estate 970.376.7225,

Sunriver Condos


Kathy Olson, Havlik Real Estate 970.376.7225,

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

916 Mayne Street

$749,000 FSBO

$365,000 Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate


This amazing “artist’s retreat” is a must see! Beautiful reclaimed wood floors. 3 BD/ 4 BA PLUS children’s sleeping loft. Additional 1 BD / 1 BA apartment. Great floor plan.

811 Main Street


Julie Retzlaff, Sonnenalp Real Estate



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

Amazing low price for 1BD, 1BA condo! Located across the street from TOV bus stop, corner unit, wood burning fireplace and great deck.

Photo 490 Winslow Rd.

Beautiful custom home, 5BD, plus office and large family areas. Views of Beaver Creek and Arrowhead. Quality finishes through out include hickory floors, wood beams and spacious decks w/ patio.

Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Enjoy slope views & summer sunsets from this 4 bd/4ba home. Vaulted living room, master suite & bonus room. Swimming pool, tennis, and back patio with garden.

Location, Location, Location! ! 2 BD / 2BA Condo in the heart of Lionshead. Just steps from the slopes. Offered fully furnished.

Potato Patch Club No. 5

Large single family home located on the 16th fairway of Sonnenalp Golf Course w/ ski slope views. 5BD, 4.5BA, 4,800 sq ft w/ 3 separate living areas.

Real Estate

1746 W Gore Creek Drive

Sandstone 70, Unit A4

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

The best deal in Vail Village/Lionshead! 2 BD + loft for only $805 per sq. ft. Just steps from the slopes. Immaculate condition. Large deck, lockers, underground parking.

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

Gore Range Views! Affordable 1 BD Condo in Vail Village. Vaulted ceilings, deeded 1car garage space. No dues or real estate taxes! Value with parking.

Lionshead Arcade 206

Vantage Point 406

Austria Haus Club

The Wren #417

Linda Miner/Joni Taylor, Sonnenalp

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Sue Rychel, Slifer Smith & Frampton



One Willow Bridge Road. 3 Bedroom Residence Club Ownership. 3 weeks winter, 3 weeks summer, 1 floating week.

Stunning 1 BD w/ loft, 2 BA pier-a-terre in Vail Village. Complete remodel just finished. Hardwood floors Sub Zero fridge, custom cabinets. Usage of Village Center.

Sunny south-facing unit, close to free bus line. This 3 BD, 2.5 BA unit has a woodburning fireplace, remodeled kitchen, vaulted ceilings and wood floors.

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

Spacious Primary/Secondary home with 6 BD and 2 BD respectively. Strong shortterm rental history. Sunny location with great yard & hot tub. Many extra features.

Ted or Gil, Sonnenalp Real Estate


2950 Square Feet

2567 Arosa Drive


Joni/Gary, Sonnenalp R.E.

Northridge A-3 $479,000

Linda Miner, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Julie Retzlaff & Mary Isom, Sonnenalp R.E.



Offered at $1,475,000












Mary Isom, Sonnenalp Real Estate


Priced from $219,900- $340,000

Just reduced to $1,780,000






Julie 970.376.0836 Mary 970.331.9650

in our Classified Ads

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



Vail Mountaineer

Thursday, August 19, 2010

avon & eagle $ 95 3 !

- Happy Hour Appetizer Menu All Items Only

(3-6pm everyday)

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

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

* $2.25 & $2.75 pint drafts

Daily Dinner Specials



During the month of August

Mondays: Veal Liver with Bacon and Onions Tuesdays: Lobster Gratin Wednesdays: New York Steak and Grilled Shrimp Thursdays: Beef Bourguignon Fridays: Trout Almondine Saturdays: Coq au vin


New Healthy Preparation NO TRANS FAT!

Most entrees are steamed & stirfried!

Located in Sitzmark Lodge Vail Village Reservations Recommended. Closed on Sunday



BAR GAMES Â&#x160;Every Thursday at The Club Â&#x160;


and other great prizes weekly & playoffs

Foosball Beer Pong Trivia Quarters Flip Cup Golden Tee Heads Up Poker Challenge Free Registration 8-10 pm

1 Bud & Bud Light Drafts 2 Bud & Bud Light Bottles $ 3 Jager Shots $ 4 Jager Bombs

$ $


At the top of Bridge Street