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Position: Vail Daily

To Alaska by scooter: 1 man’s long, slow ride

VAIL (AP) – Riding a Honda Ruckus scooter at 25 mph across North America, Robert Shearon has lots of time for introspection. Shearon, 27, left Vail in mid-May, determined to ride 4,600 miles to...

DATE: June 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boy Scouts flocking to new Steve Fossett camp

DOTSERO (AP) – Boy Scouts from all over the West are pouring into the new Steve Fossett Spirit of Adventure Base Camp to “catch the adventure bug” that governed Fossett’s life. Fossett, an...

DATE: July 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dry conditions raise drought concerns

VAIL – Dry conditions have some weather watchers casting concerned looks at next summer’s wildfire season.Colorado’s statewide snowpack is 70 percent of average, 91 percent of last year’s levels at...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Proposition 103 isn’t a bad idea, some think

EDWARDS –Colorado needs to do the right thing, and a statewide tax increase for schools is it, said an advocate campaigning for it in Vail.“There is never a bad time to do the right thing,” said...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Eagle delivery: 4,500 dictionaries, 10 years

EAGLE (AP) – Was it really 10 years ago that local Rotarians started giving every third-grader a dictionary?It’s 10 years and more than 4,500 dictionaries. In fact, Riley Dudley received the...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Vail program preps kids into being ‘little chefs’

VAIL (AP) – Everyone wants their kids to learn life skills. Kids in the Little Chefs of Vail program actually do.It’s an eight-week course under the careful and caring instruction of Shawn Sanders....

DATE: Dec. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

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