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Former Ford home to be remodeled again, minus presidential pomp

Former Ford home to be remodeled again, minus presidential pomp

A version of this story first appeared in The Colorado Statesman: In the early 1980s, Colorado’s economy was languishing and the fledgling ski resort of Beaver Creek – just a…

Jimmy Carter hopes new Camp David play will serve as emblem of Middle East peace

Jimmy Carter hopes new Camp David play will serve as emblem of Middle East peace

Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared in the Colorado Statesman: Toward the end of a special reading of a new play called “Camp David” here Friday, former…

Eagle Town Board member, mountain climber Luis Benitez to head up state outdoor recreation office

Eagle Town Board member, mountain climber Luis Benitez to head up state outdoor recreation office

Eagle Town Board member Luis Benitez will be leaving the Vail Valley in the next couple of months to take a job as director of the newly created Colorado Outdoor…

Remembering former Vail Mayor Paul Johnston

Remembering former Vail Mayor Paul Johnston

Former Vail Mayor Paul Johnston died Monday, eliciting this Facebook remembrance from his son, state Sen. Mike Johnston of Denver: “Yesterday my father Paul Johnston went home to heaven. He…

From cradle to college: Melisa Rewold-Thuon expands scope of Youth Foundation

From cradle to college: Melisa Rewold-Thuon expands scope of Youth Foundation

Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in The Parents Handbook. In many ways, Melisa Rewold-Thuon has been a victim of her own success. She never wanted to leave the helm…

Valbruna Vail: Connecting Italy, Latin America through culture, coffee

Valbruna Vail: Connecting Italy, Latin America through culture, coffee

Marco Tonazzi sells many things. His Valbruna Vail store sells unique, high-quality clothing – mostly Italian but also from Switzerland and other European countries. His Valbruna Inn in Italy and…

America’s first World Cup winner Cutter quit young for college, but Shiffrin to study and ski

America’s first World Cup winner Cutter quit young for college, but Shiffrin to study and ski

In February of 1968, when she was younger than Mikaela Shiffrin is now, Kiki Cutter became the first American ski racer to win a World Cup event. Just two years…

Vail developer Frampton doubts Colorado’s ‘political will’ to fund I-70 rail fix

Vail developer Frampton doubts Colorado’s ‘political will’ to fund I-70 rail fix

Harry Frampton, the Vail-based developer whose company revamped Denver’s iconic Union Station, is a skeptic when it comes to the concept of passenger rail connecting Colorado’s Front Range cities to…

50 years later, first U.S. men’s alpine medals still reverberate in American skiing lore

50 years later, first U.S. men’s alpine medals still reverberate in American skiing lore

To say there was a little pressure on the American men heading into the final alpine event of the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, is to engage in a…

The choice of champions: Head skis keep shaping the sport 65 years later

The choice of champions: Head skis keep shaping the sport 65 years later

Since switching to Head skis in 2010, Park City’s Ted Ligety has won an astounding 16 World Cup races – including a giant slalom by an enormous margin of 1.51…

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