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NorAm season begins Now a member of the US Ski Team, Vail’s Abby Ghent expects big results By John O’Neill Mountaineer Contributing Writer As recreational skiers have been enjoying turns on the soft snow this week, Vail’s Abby Ghent is hitting the hardest surfaces on the mountain for training. Skipping on the deep and instead opting for the terrain where maybe a centimeter of her fine tuned edges will drop below the surface, Ghent’s sacrifices are paying off. The Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy senior is getting set for her first season on the U.S. Ski Team’s developmental squad. Ghent joins the developmental team as one of only 15 athletes nation-

wide, both men and women. Ghent, who showed considerable results last year, joined the developmental squad earlier this year, stepping it up from club racer to U.S. Ski Team member. “Its definitely more competitive,” Ghent said. “All the girls have similar ability and all have those high goals.” Growing up and training with Ski and Snowboard Club Vail, Ghent wasn’t always on top. Her former ski club coach, Dan Stripp, attributes Ghent’s success to hard work and diligence in her training. “Abby has come a long way. She has a little [See NORAMS, page 22]

Vail local, U.S. Ski Team member and Ski and Snowboard Club Vail racer Abby Ghent charges down the slalom course on Howelsen Hill in Steamboat at the Surefoot Colorado Ski Cup last season. Ghent took the gold for the junior women in that race and is hoping for a big result at the North America Cup season opener in Loveland, which starts today. Mountaineer file photo courtesy Hannes Spaeh.

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For one day at least, you could almost imagine the recession never happened. Millions of the nation’s shoppers braved rain and cold to crowd stores while others grabbed online bargains on what could be the busiest Black Friday ever. [See THE UPDATE, page 7]

22,000 bulbs ring in holiday season By John O’Neill Sylka Snyder of Edwards Elementary and Santa Claus of the North Pole rang in the Christmas holiday season at Beaver Creek last night. At the 30th annual tree lighting in Beaver Creek Village, about 4,000 people gathered for the festivities around the Black Family ice rink. “This is the conception of the Beaver Creek holiday tradition,” said Katie Tille, marketing coordinator for Beaver Creek. “It has always been an hour of celebration ending with the lighting of the tree. It’s traditional and the official start to the Beaver Creek season.”

The tree lighting was one of the biggest to date, according to village operations manager Jerry Hensel. Hensel said they dressed the tree in about 22,000 bulbs, about 5,000 more than the year before. To kick off the celebration, a seven-lady caroling group took to a platform on the ice rink to lead the audience in a series of carols. When the group was half way through “Jingle Bells,” the microphones went blank but the audience kept the tempo, cheerily singing in the holiday. After the caroling, local Vail Christian High School graduates and brother-sister duo, Galen and Meghan Jacobs, [See TREE, page 21]

About 4,000 people turned out at Beaver Creek last night for the resort’s annual tree lighting ceremony. About 22,000 bulbs adorn the tree, which is about 5,000 more than last year, making it one of the brightest holiday tree lightnings ever at Beaver Creek. Avery Cunliffe photo.

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The year’s biggest shopping day gave a boost to some local retailers yesterday, but others found themselves left out of the excitement. Traffic in the Avon WalMart was about twice that of an average Friday, said manager Justin Kick, who added that this increase was in line with the increase the store sees most years after Thanksgiving. For the most part, WalMart customers were walking out with discounted electronics, he said. The valley’s other major electronics retailer, CostCo, saw a more modest increase in traffic, said Sales Auditor Jamie Vasquez. There were about 10 percent more customers in the store yesterday than on an average Friday, Vasquez said, but she said those customers seemed to be going after some of the store’s most expensive items. “Every time I’ve left the office, there has been a television in one or more of the shoppers’ carts,� she said. Big-box retailers weren’t the only ones that saw extra business yesterday, some of the valley’s smaller stores

also cashed in on the beginning of the holiday season. Eva Vasilyeva, manager of Arriesgado Clothing in Vail, said far more people than usual were coming through her door to take advantage of her buy-oneget-one-free sale, and that they were buying more than ever. Discounts might not have been responsible for business success in Vail, though, said Sean Filiault, manager of Pepi Sports. Filiault said his store saw about a 10 percent increase in business from the same day in previous years even though his store offered no Black Friday specials. The spike in sales from the average Friday had less to do with Black Friday, and more to do with the start of ski season, he said. While ski season helped Vail business owners cash in, it meant businesses in the Edwards Riverwalk got passed up. Raymond Bleesz, owner of Brush Creek Dry Goods, kicked off a five-day sale to celebrate his store’s 11th anniversary yesterday, but said that didn’t translate to a jump in traffic. “People are skiing off the turkey they ate yesterday, so it’s been slow,� he said. Collen McCarthy, owner of the nearby Baggage Cheque, also said her business hadn’t seen any bump from Black Friday, or even a slow and steady stream of customers. “The parking lot is empty,� she said. “It’s been empty all day.�

Vail tree lighting is tonight Holidays in Vail, an annual celebration presented by the Town of Vail, takes place this Saturday evening with the annual Mayor’s Tree Lighting ceremonies in Vail Village and LionsHead. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the 50 foot tall spruce tree at Slifer Square in Vail Village. Then at approximately 6:15 p.m., a Children’s Light Parade will make its way along Meadow Drive into the LionsHead Mall. Members of the public are invited to take part in the approximately one-mile parade route. In LionsHead, the tree lighting begins at 6:15 p.m. near Billy’s Island Grill restaurant. Mayor Dick Cleveland will do the honor

of lighting both holiday trees that evening. In addition, the Arrabelle at Vail Square will offer free cider and cookies at the LionsHead location prior to the tree lighting. Also, ice skating and skate rentals will be offered nearby from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A free outdoor movie will be presented by Quiksilver in the Arrabelle Square beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event also includes an appearance by Santa Claus, plus carolers and other entertainment. “We’re excited to be part of this year’s holiday season,� said Laurie Asmussen of Eagle Valley Events, organizer of Holidays in Vail. “It has been a great collaborative effort on behalf of many entities includ-

ing the Town of Vail, Vail Resorts, Highline Sports & Entertainment and the Vail Recreation District.� The collaboration has created more events between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve than ever before, including Snow Daze and the new Vail Holidays events, she said. “Our merchant community and the town worked hard over the past few years to be sure we had our holiday decorations up, trees lit and activities happening for celebrations leading up to the Hanukah, Christmas and New Year’s holidays,� said Asumssen. “The fantastic opening of Vail Mountain has definitely contributed to a festive spirit in anticipation of a great holiday season.�

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Last winter, Missouri photographer Rob Westrich’s dramatic black and white limited edition raptor photos climbed onto the Audi Birds of Prey podium as official trophies for the 2009 event. This year, they will literally be everywhere during Beaver Creek’s World Cup Weekend as Westrich’s photo of a Golden Eagle serves as the overall creative for the 2010 Audi FIS Birds of Prey World Cup. Named “Official Artist” for Birds of Prey, his photo graces all collateral materials for Birds of Prey, including posters, credentials, print ads, banners, event packets and signage. He will also be providing a trio of different raptor photos as awards for race winners. “Mr. Westrich’s photos are incredible,” said Michael Imhof, Vice President of Sales and Operations for the Vail Valley Foundation, “and I can guarantee his Golden Eagle image truly conveys the drama and intensity of the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup races. It is very striking and very personal.” Westrich is owner and operator of Westrich Photography, one of St. Louis’ most respected and prolific photo studios. His Raptor Series is a fine art study that captures the majesty, character and arresting personality of 14 different birds of prey in black and white photographic portraiture. The series has won worldwide acclaim and has been delivered to collectors throughout the United States and 20 countries around the world. In March, Westrich was presented with the Nominee title at the 5th Annual Black and White Spider Awards in the Wildlife category at the prestigious Nomination and Winners Photo Show, “attended” by 35,000 online viewers that logged on live from 154 countries.

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local group of women out of Eagle, and battled in a silent auction for anything ranging from a teddy bear to a week vacation in London. The gingerbread houses were the main attraction and were also being sold. The houses displayed were made by local kids, aspiring amateurs and professional pastry chefs. “They are incredible,” Gianna Vecchiarelli of Denver said about the gingerbread houses. “It looks like it took a lot of time. The pros’ were very intricate.” The winner of the contest went to Bernie Oswald with, in gingerbread house proportions, a six- to nine-story edible castle. As the gingerbread houses were being made, CASA executive director Kathy Reed sat and watched with a smile. “100 percent of the profits from this are going to CASA,” Reed said. “It is [See GINGERBREAD CASA, page 20]

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South American leaders urged to strengthen ties

Members of a fledgling South American defense union should stop seeking solutions from the United States and instead turn to their own leaders for answers, Ecuador’s president said yesterday. President Rafael Correa spoke at the opening of a one-day summit of the Union of South American Nations, or UNASUR, which drew presidents including Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez,

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Villagers claim deaths, complicating Afghan push

Locals in this southern Afghan valley have accused U.S. Marines of regularly killing civilians since they launched an aggressive campaign against the Taliban here over a month ago - claims the Marines say are untrue and fueled by insurgent propaganda. But the Marines acknowledge that unless they can change people’s minds, they stand little chance of winning the local support necessary to tame a key area of Afghanistan that has been the deadliest place for coalition troops this year. The dilemma highlights the difficulty of waging war in Afghanistan. If troops use too little force, they may be ineffective in fighting the Taliban. If they use too much, they increase the risk of causing civilian casualties - or being blamed [See THE UPDATE, page 8]

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Amid a new reality - casinos are not recession-proof - gambling in Louisiana and Mississippi is staging a slow comeback from the economic meltdown of 2008, aggravated for a time by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that chased away some tourists. But at least for the rest of 2010 and into 2011, industry analysts expect many players to keep a tight grip on their wallets amid uncertain economic times - and those who watch casinos are largely unwilling to predict when full recovery might come. “Gamblers, like other people, have to feel comfortable about their financial situation,� said Joseph Weinert, senior vice president of Linwood, N.J.-based Spectrum Gaming Group. “There had been the perception that the industry was largely recession-proof, but we saw what happened a couple of years ago. When the economy got tanked, the industry got whacked.� For the first three quarters of 2010, revenue at Mississippi’s state-licensed casinos totaled $1.83 billion, down 12.9 percent from the first nine months of 2008 the period leading into the U.S. economic freefall. Still, the decline has slowed. According to the Mississippi Department of Revenue, casino takes dropped only 3.3 percent from the first three quarters of 2009.

17 rare sea turtles rescued off Cape Cod

Seventeen rare sea turtles suffering a variety of ailments are recovering at the New England Aquarium after being rescued over the past two days off of Cape Cod, Mass. The turtles rescued by volunteers with the Massachusetts Audubon Sanctuary at Wellfleet Bay are being cared for at the aquarium’s new animal care center in Quincy. They eventually will be released back to the ocean. Most of them are Kemp’s ridley turtles and are suffering from hypothermia, dehydration and malnourishment. The turtles usually migrate to warmer waters in the winter, but aquarium officials say strong northwest winds Wednesday drove the turtles to shore. Many had body temperatures in the 50s, when they should have been in the 70s.


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Asian carp create nagging More than 600,000 people fear in Lake Erie towns killed by 2nd-hand smoke

Well before dawn, Todd Loop takes his fishing tug onto Lake Erie in pursuit of yellow perch, walleye and other delicacies - a livelihood that has sustained his family for three generations but faces a future as murky as the freshwater sea on a moonless night. Already ravaged by exotic species such as the sea lamprey and quagga mussel, the Great Lakes soon may be invaded by Asian carp, greedy giants that suck plankton from the water with the brutal efficiency of vacuum cleaners. Scientists are unsure how much damage they would do, but a worst-case scenario has them unraveling the aquatic food web by crowding out competitors and decimating a fishing industry valued at more than $7 billion. Nowhere is the danger greater than in Lake Erie. Although the shallowest of the five lakes, its fish populations are by far the most abundant. That’s why commercial fishing, which has faded elsewhere in much the Great Lakes region, is still alive in Canadian port towns scattered along the lake’s northern shoreline. But fishermen such as Loop, 48, wonder how long their cherished way of life will continue.

Netted tar balls close deepwater shrimp fishing

An area off the Gulf Coast hit hard by the BP oil spill was closed Wednesday to fishing for a deepwater shrimp species after a skipper hauled up tar balls in his net, federal regulators said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said it was closing 4,213 square miles to royal red shrimping “out of an abundance of caution.” Royal red shrimp are caught by only a handful of fishermen and they are not one of the main species found on tables across the Gulf Coast. The closed area is one of only a handful of spots where fishermen catch royal red shrimp. The closed area is off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama and lies just north of the BP PLC well that leaked more than 170 million gallons of oil into the Gulf. The leak was set off by an April 20 oil rig explosion that killed 11 workers.

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Secondhand smoke kills more than 600,000 people worldwide every year, according to a new study. In the first look at the global impact of secondhand smoking, researchers analyzed data from 2004 for 192 countries. They found 40 percent of children and more than 30 percent of non-smoking men and women regularly breathe in secondhand smoke. Scientists then estimated that passive smoking causes about 379,000 deaths from heart disease, 165,000 deaths from lower respiratory disease, 36,900 deaths from asthma and 21,400 deaths from lung cancer a year. Altogether, those account for about 1 percent of the world’s deaths. The study was paid for by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare and Bloomberg Philanthropies. It was published yesterday in the British medical journal Lancet.

Call from Ore. police lobby leads to arrest

The young man apparently just wanted to phone his parents. But his mistake came when he made the call from the Eugene, Ore., police station lobby. Police say an officer working a desk assignment Wednesday recognized the man from surveillance footage of Tuesday’s robbery of a Wells Fargo bank branch. The officer notified detectives, who arrested the man nearby. Police say 23-year-old Nathan Alan Bramlage was booked into the Lane County Jail for investigation of second-degree robbery and violating probation. Detective Ralph Burks tells the Register-Guard, “I just assume that he didn’t believe that we’d recognize him.” Douglas fir from Pa. farm is White House Xmas tree ‘Tis now the season at the White House. A day after celebrating Thanksgiving, the White House shifted into Christmas mode yesterday as Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha accepted [See THE UPDATE, page 10]

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the gift of an 18 1/2-foot Douglas fir from Pennsylvania as the official White House Christmas Tree. The tree was hauled through the White House gates by horse-drawn carriage and presented to the Obamas by Christopher Botek. It was grown on his family’s Christmas tree farm in Lehighton, Pa. - the second time the farm has supplied the White House with its official tree. Botek’s parents presented a tree in 2006, during the George W. Bush years. Botek, who brought his wife and two daughters to the White House, said he was honored to hand over the fir.

to get assistance for OneUnited, when her husband’s investment in the Boston-based institution was in danger of becoming worthless during the near-financial collapse of late 2008.

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The Black Eyed Peas, from left, Apl.de.ap, Fergie, Taboo, and Will.i.am pose backstage at the 38th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. AP photo.

A recently discovered e-mail, which forced postponement of Rep. Maxine Waters’ ethics trial, appears to bring the House ethics committee no closer to proving she tried to obtain a U.S. bailout - during the financial crisis - for a bank where her husband owns stock. Waters, a California Democrat and a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, was to go on trial Monday before an ethics panel of eight congressional colleagues. She has maintained her innocence, and has been demanding for months that the trial be held. The new evidence is an e-mail written by her chief of staff Mikael Moore, who also is Waters’ grandson. It said Waters was closely watching the writing of bailout legislation that included a provision to help minorityowned banks. But OneUnited Bank - where Waters’ husband is a stockholder - wasn’t mentioned, even though it was among the institutions that could have benefited from the provision. A key question is whether Waters instructed Moore

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Colorado faced Nebraska yesterday in the rival teams’ final meeting before they head to different conferences next year, and the game did not turn out as the Buffaloes hoped. While Colorado was trying to become eligible for a bowl game, Nebraska was looking for a win to wrap up a spot in the conference title game. Running back Rex Burkhead passed for two touchdowns and ran for 101 yards and another score, which was enough for a 45-17 win. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini was on his best behavior after his sideline berating of officials and quar-

terback Taylor Martinez last week earned him a public admonishment from the Nebraska chancellor. Nebraska (10-2, 6-2) will go to Arlington, Texas, next Saturday hoping to win its third Big 12 title, and first since 1999, before going to the Big Ten next year. Colorado (5-7, 2-6), which played its third game under interim coach Brian Cabral, failed to become bowl eligible in its last season before joining the Pacific-12. With Martinez out because of injuries to his right ankle and left foot, the Cornhuskers relied heav-

Obama takes elbow in game, gets 12 stitches

Usually when President Obama is playing defense, it’s against the GOP. Yesterday was different as President Barack Obama’s reflexes weren’t quick enough to dodge a hard elbow he received to the kisser during one of his regular pickup basketball games. A White House press release says: “After being inadvertently hit with an opposing player’s elbow in the lip while playing basketball with friends and family, the President received 12 stitches today administered by the White House Medical Unit. They were done in the doctor’s office located on the ground floor of the White House.” The game took place at the Fort McNair Military Base in Washington, with the blow being delivered by fellow gamer, Ray Decerega, who is currently working at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Nadal snaps on umpire

Full of rage from a bad call, Rafael Nadal showed no sign of fatigue yesterday as the Spanish dynamo battered Tomas Berdych 7-6 6-1 to reach the last four of the ATP World Tour Finals. The 24-year-old, who has

ily on Burkhead to take pressure off backup quarterback Cody Green. Burkhead went to the bench early in the second half, when the Huskers converted three turnovers into touchdowns to break open the game. Fired Colorado coach Dan Hawkins watched from the press box as his son, Cody Hawkins, became Colorado’s all-time leading passer when he threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Will Jefferson. Hawkins was 10 of 26 for 163 yards and two TDs. He finished his career with 7,409 yards, breaking Joel Klatt’s record of 7,375.

blazed a trail across the globe this year with three grand slam titles, even blew his top at the umpire during a compelling victory that made sure he topped Group A and set up a semi-final against Briton Andy Murray. There is now the enticing prospect of a Sunday showdown with world number two Roger Federer, the other undefeated player here, when a $1.6 million jackpot could be at stake. The lack of a standout match has been the only complaint at the cavernous O2 Arena this year as the seasonending event returned for a second year, but Nadal and Berdych produced plenty of indoor fireworks, particularly in a 70-minute first set of extraordinary quality. Trailing 5-6 in the first set, the Mallorcan lost his cool at 15-15 when Berdych challenged an incorrect umpire overrule and was then awarded the point as a Hawkeye challenge showed the Czech’s backhand had clipped the baseline. Nadal, who had stopped playing on hearing the umpire’s call, stormed towards the chair and argued with Brazilian Carlos Bernardes before returning, rage fuelling his left arm, to hold serve. Still angry, he then powered through the tiebreak. “If I don’t see the umpire saying out, I will continue the point for sure because it’s a big risk for me to say the ball is out,” Nadal, calm restored, told reporters.

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all about the kids and this is just a great something to help.â&#x20AC;? Reed explained that CASA is a nationwide organization divided into states then again sectioned into judicial districts. As kids come through the courts in cases of abuse or neglect the judge appoints the kid a local CASA volunteer to aid the child in finding a new place of residence and to generally give someone for the child to talk to. The volunteers also conduct individual investigations on the child to make sure they are transitioning well to new situations. Reed says within the fifth judicial district, the number of volunteers has tripled from itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s beginning in 1999, to 70 volunteers. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whether we are meeting with the kids on an individual basis, which we do, or just look into their case to make sure they are getting something that they deserve, all of the volunteers signed up because they care,â&#x20AC;? said four-year CASA volunteer Laurie Fobes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are giving all of the kids an opportunity, they might not have had one without us.â&#x20AC;? Fobes also added that with any child there is an emotional investment. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are good days but there are definitely the bad days,â&#x20AC;? Fobes said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sometimes we have real bad days, but in the end we know what we are doing are making a difference.â&#x20AC;?

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Louise Funk and Eagle-Vail board members cut the ribbon to the Eagle-Vail pool over Thanksgiving. The ribbon cutting signifies the end of construction and the pool, according to Funk, is set to open in early May.

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around the rink on a Zamboni-sled giving his ho-hoho’s and holiday cheer. After a lap around the rink, Santa took the stage with Sylka Snyder. Snyder won the poetry competition with the reward of reciting her poem titled “One Day” in front of the crowd and next to Santa. The poetry competition called to elementary and middle schools as far west as Carbondale and as far east as Breckenridge. The theme was “A kids wish for a better world,” and according to Tille, they had a record number of submissions for this year. After the poem was recited, Snyder and Santa walked to the center of the rink and flipped the switch of the Holiday Box sending light to the tree, fireworks overhead and cheer to the crowd. It was local Edwards resident Sydney Idzikowski’s 10th time at the tree lighting. “It was beautiful,” Idzikowski said. “It is the perfect part of Beaver Creek’s opening. It is always beautiful but this year’s was really good.”

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mesmerized the crowd with their vocal performance of “White Christmas.” The Jacobs both graduated from Vail Christian and are now both studying vocal performance at Denver University. Matching the performance of the Jacobs was another local, Christine Hanks of Avon. Hanks dropped a vocal performance of “Oh Holy Night,” as the crowd waved candles distributed earlier in the evening. Next up, announced emcee Brian Hall of the Beaver Creek Children’s Theatre, was the newly appointed executive director of Beaver Creek, Tim Baker. It was Baker’s first year at the event. “We are off to a great start here at Beaver Creek,” Baker said. “The snow is fantastic and the vibe around the village signals a good season for the mountain and the village.” On the tree lighting itself, Baker says that it is a fantastic thing that the Beaver Creek Resort Company does for local, part-time, and visiting families. The celebrity of the evening followed Baker. Making the trip from the North Pole, Santa Claus took a lap

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Single occupant Studio in Elk Meadows. Full bath, small kitchen, walk-in closet, reserved outdoor parking.

Includes utilities. Call 970.471.3601

3 BD, 2 BA. Unfurnished. Nicely remodeled. 1-car garage. Pets negotiable. Lease negotiable.

2BD, 2.5 BA. Location along the Eagle River. W/D, N/S, N/P Sleeps up to 6 people.

For Rent Edwards-Riverwalk Pamper yourself and your car this winter.

. Utilities and cable included. Walking distance to everything in Edwards.

Master w/ Private Bath plus 1 BD, Share Bath in 3 BD, 2 BA Redtail Townhm. Perfect for a couple or friends. W/D, D/W. N/S, N/P. 1st & security deposit. Call Kathy 970.376.7225 or Owner 303.659.4525

2 BD, 1.5 BA in Topaz Building. Unfurnished. Underground parking & storage. Close to dining, shopping, grocery, movies & walking paths. W/D. 1 pet negot. Available Now.

Available Now. ghdgrowit@aol.com

Call 970.306.1048

$1,000 sec. dep. for 1 year lease. $1,500 for seasonal lease. Call 720.273.7526

Newer 4BD, 2 BA. Two-car garage & large yard. N/S.

2 BD, 2.5 BA Stonegate Townhome. Unfurnished, Gas heat, 1-car garage. Conveniently located in lower Homestead. 2 Level floor plan. Available Dec. 1.

Call 970.390.1898

Large 5 Bedroom Single Family Chalet available for ski season rental. Fully furnished with a 2-car garage.

Call 970.376.0634 W/D. No smoking, no pets.

6 month/year rental. 770 Potato Patch Drive 3 BR, 3.5 BA + Home Office. Furnished. 2-car garage. Southern exposure w/ Views! References needed. 1st/Last/Damage Deposit. 6 person max. Call 970.390.0070

2 Bedroom, 2 bath plus Loft. 2,000 square feet plus wrap around deck with a yard. Lots of storage! No smoking.

Call Sue at 970.477.5730

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

Call 970.524.0575

Call Kathy 970.390.8515

Call 970.390.7600

Call 480.620.2836

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

Affordable Rental Ad Rates! $75 per month! Includes photo & 35 words of text! Call 970.926.6602

2 BD, 2 full BA remodeled top floor condo with great view! 1,000 sq. ft., Unfurnished. Full size W/D. 2 Covered parking spots. ECO bus stop on property. Close to schools & grocery store. N/S, N/P.

Own Bed/Bath in 2/BD, 2/BA Sandstone 70 Condo. Walk-in shower. F/P, W/D, cable, internet. Creekside & Deck with great view of Vail Mountain & Simba. Parking space out front door and on TOV bus line.

Newer 3 BD, 2 BA with large bedrooms. Small kitchen.

Spacious 2 BD, 2 BA apt. located on Hwy 6. W/D, NS/ NP. Partial utilities paid.

On the Golf Course! 4 BD, 3 BA Single Family Home on Corner lot. Pets negotiable.

Call 970.376.1431

Call 970.390.1898

Includes utilities Call 970.390.1898

More Rentals On Prior Page!

Vail Trails East Prime location! Flat screen TVs. Walk to Golden Peak. 2 BD / 2 BA Ted Steers 970.477.5319

Commercial Corner

Great turnkey opportunity! Restaurant in Prime Location in Downtown Eagle. Price negotiable. Contact for viewing.

225 Broadway For Sale By Owner Don 970.471.8162

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

$700/month Contact Trish

970.926.6830

Bring your small business to warmer Eagle! Great small retail or office space. Park your car right in front of this suite. $625 mo. total. No extra costs!

Want a stress-free, private environment for your office in Eagle? New carpet and ready to move in! Well-maintained & beautifully landscaped. $500 mo. total costs.

341 Broadway, Bldg B

850 Chambers Avenue, Suite #5

850 Chambers Avenue, Suite #11

Steve Stafford, Slifer Management Comp.

Judy Evans or Bob Engelbrecht

Judy Evans or Bob Engelbrecht

Riverwalk commercial space in newly remodeled Diamond Bldg. 1,100 sq. ft. with river views, wood floors natural light, heat/ air conditioned.

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.

Downsizing? Come share this furnished professional office suite in Riverwalk. Includes reception area, kitchen and conference area.

Please contact Patti

Terms negotiable.

970.376.5493

Call 970.390.5955

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!

970.926.7911 ext. 4

Call for Pricing & Latest Specials!

970.376.1171 or 390.7595

Call for Latest Pricing & Specials!

970.376-1171 or 390.7595

List your Commercial or Office Space $28.80/week or $115/month! Full color photo! 970.926.6602

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

Please contact Patti

Call for Pricing

970.926.7060

970.476.2929

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Realtors n o i t n e t

At Lodge at Brookside Deed Restricted unit. 1BD, 1.5BA, 750 sq ft. Parking Garage, hot tub, pool, exercise rm, ski locker & storage. Walk to Skiing & Bus. HOAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s $442/month.

Sale Price $222,202.02 Debbie

970.376.0603

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths. 2-car oversized garage. Main floor master. Views of Beaver Creek and New York Mountain.

Wild Star Residences

$645,000 to $589,000

Dantas Builders

970.376.6111, info@dantasbuilders.com

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

970.390.7469

www.vailmountainproperties.com

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Incredible Price for a Little Slice of Heaven! 44+ acres, 2 homes & huge shop nestled in park-like setting, bordered by Surface Creek. Wonderful views, hay ground.

$375,000 #650337 John Freeman, RE/MAX Mountain West

Major Price Reductions at Brush Creek Village. Only 12 10 9 Developer Units left! 3 & 4 BD units, some w/ basements, in brand new private development. Adjacent to pool and ice-rink. Financing available!

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.

4 BD, 2 BA Thm backing to wetlands. 1-car attached garage. New paint throughout, new flooring & appliances. Hot tub, front & back yard. Fenced with streams in back.

$749,000 (Was $789,000)

304 Shorthorn Drive

John Purchase, Wynton Homes, LLC

Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.328.4226 brushcreekvillage.com

970.331.6927 pesso@comcast.net

3 BR, 2.5 BA Single Family Home. 1,655 sq. ft. Main level master bedroom. Large laundry room. Stainless steel appliances. Unfinished basement. 2-car garage.

Lovely 4 BD, 3 BA Single Family Home that backs up to Open Space. 3,000 sq. ft. with a walk-out basement. Oversize 3-car garage. Wonderful landscaping.

Best Floorplan, Gourmet Kitchen, 4 BD / 4.5 BA. Adjacent to National Forest & one minute to Golf Club! Text to: 95495, Enter: info4 pru6x6h6.

Deed Restricted

0634 Hernage Creek Road

111Daisy Lane

Jeffrey Cloonan, Prudential Colorado Prop.

For Sale by Owner

For Sale By Owner

970.904.0022

Bethany Boston Johnson 970.390.4347 Prudential Colorado Properties

3 Bedroom bank approved short sale. Remodeled with garage.

Prime location in Upper Homestead with HUGE views & sunsets! Includes $15,000 paid tap fees, soils report & topo survey. Text to: 95495. Enter: info4 pru4M6N4.

Just Listed! Large, Premier cul-de-sac Single Family Lot in Upper Homestead! Huge views and sun! Text to: 95495. Enter: info4 pru5p3u4.

4 BD, 3 BA Single Family Home in McHatten Ranch at Buckhorn Valley. Two Living Areas, Fireplace and Oversized Double-Car Garage.

77 Russell Trail

1077 Gold Dust Drive

143 Bridger Drive

Bethany Boston-Johnson 970.390.4347 Prudential Colorado Properties

Bethany Boston-Johnson 970.390.4347 Prudential Colorado Properties

Green Valley Homes

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

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

970.234.5296

970.390.7469

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

Beautiful SF Village Home with brand new basement. 5BD, 4.5 BA. Awesome views to the north with no backyard neighbors! Main Floor Master. Open Floor Plan.

Each office independently owned and operated.

Red Canyon Townhomes #33

Now Offered at $239,000

Julie Retzlaff, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.376.0836

Must see! Remodeled 5 BD, 4 BA Home in desirable neighborhood of East Vail. Gore Creek runs thru backyard and bus stop is steps away. Perfect family retreat!

4424 Streamside Circle

$1,435,000

Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate 970.331.3236, jmitchell@sonnenalpre.com

MUST SEE! Private, bordering BLM w/ 360 deg. views. Copious deeded irrg. & well water. Two 2-story 40 x 60 storage bldgs. Ready for your business &/or dream home! Valley Road. Overlooks Brightwater Club.

$700,000

Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

970.390.3336

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

Sandstone 70, Unit A4

$305,000

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.376.2258

Extraordinary opportunity to own Vail property w/ views of the slopes! Lavish redevelopment & addition of 16 upperstory condos at the base of Vail Mountain!

The Landmark Residences Open Daily 2:00 to 5:00 PM

www.vailmountainproperties.com

394 Greenhorn Avenue

$669,000

970.445.8388, jeffrey@vail.net

$365,000 Gil Fancher, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.390.7469

www.vailmountainproperties.com

Lower than recent SOLD Short Sale prices at $163.28/sq. ft. 2,620 sq. ft. 3 BD, 2.5 BA, 3 car garage. FOREVER VIEWS! $100K+ in custom changes. NEW, never occupied!

Sky Legend at Cotton Ranch Tim Cashin, Realtor, Inc.

Now Starting at only $349,000

$385,000

303.660.3312

$395,000

$685,000

$375,000

$289,999

For Sale by Owner

970.328.1889

Reduced to$1,075,000 (Was $1,269,000)

$395,000

970.524.1566

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.

Nice 3 BD/2 BA home with a 2 BD/1BA lock off apartment. Great rental.

South Main Street

$589,000 (Was $599,000) Bob New, Colorado Mountain Properties

Now $1,650,000

Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

970.390.3336

970.331.3236

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.

Ski slope view from this 3 BD, 3 BA + Den property. Close to Vail Village and steps to free bus. Pool, tennis, private back patio w/ garden. 1 car garage. Great association.

Walk to the ski lifts! 2 BD, 2 BA Top Floor unit with unbelievable views for under a million. Motivated seller. $260,000 below market comps. Walk a little. Save a lot.

Potato Patch Club No. 5

Potato Patch Club #40

Sun Vail

Linda Miner/Joni Taylor, Sonnenalp

Tyra Rudrud, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Vistar Real Estate

Just steps to the gondola with nice views! Furnished Studio unit. Strong rental program with up to 45 days owner usage this year.

One Willow Bridge Road. 2 and 3 Bedroom Residence Club Ownership. 3 weeks winter, 3 weeks summer, 1 floating week.

Lift House, Unit 313 $379,000

Ted or Gil, Sonnenalp Real Estate

$999,500

970.390.8462, timcashin@earthlink.net

Offered at $1,475,000

970.390.4658

$1,295,000

Reduced to $620,000

970.376.2258

$550,000 or $695,000

970.476.6223

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.

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.

Austria Haus Club

Priced from $219,900- $340,000

Steve & Hillary McSpadden

Bob Finlay, Prudential Colorado Properties

970.477.5300

Gary & Joni, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Jean Mitchell, Sonnenalp Real Estate

What a special location! Huge views from this 3 BD, 3BA Single Family Home. Hillelevator, oversized 2-car garage, beautiful finish levels.

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.

One of a kind property! Can be used as a Large Family Home, Corporate Retreat, Cozy Inn or a 12-Room Bed & Breakfast. Located on Gore Creek. World class fishing!

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.

$995,000

$1,995,000

Savory Inn

2950 Square Feet

Single Family Home opportunity to customize & make your own! Foundation in place for you to build a 2,000 sf. home. 4 BD, 2.5 BA plus Oversized 2-car garage. Seller will assist in guiding the process.

Just reduced to $1,780,000

$195,000

Gary Pesso, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Linda Miner, Sonnenalp Real Estate

Mike Dantas

970.390.8808

2701 Davos Trail

Jeffrey Cloonan, Prudential Colorado Prop.

970.445.8388, jeffrey@vail.net

970.390.9023

2567 Arosa Drive

Julie Retzlaff & Mary Isom, Sonnenalp R.E.

Julie 970.376.0836 Mary 970.331.9650

www.sonnenalprealestate.com/owbr

$5,595,000

970.331.6927

970.477.5300

970.390.4658

970.331.3236

970.376.5444


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