Vail Resorts receive environmental recognition

Travel + Leisure announced last week that Vail Resorts is a recipient of a 2012 Global Vision Award in leadership for its efforts in social responsibility and environmental stewardship. The Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of individuals and organizations working to preserve the world’s natural and man-made treasures. Travel + - Read More

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“Local Pioneers” Vail’s First Ski Instructor

Ron Byrne & Associates loves to hear about Vail History.  We thought you might enjoy as original ski school director Morrie Shepard talks about Vail’s early days. Interviewed by Phil Lindeman Fifty years seems like a long time to anyone but Morrie Shepard. In 1962, the Massachusetts native was wooed away from Aspen by Vail - Read More

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First snow teases Vail Mountain

VAIL, Colorado — Vail Mountain got a little snow Monday morning — just a dusting, and it was mostly gone by noon. But in Vail, snow equals excitement. “There was a real buzz — people were passing around pictures this morning,” said Alex Hutson at Yeti’s Grind in Vail Village. “People are really talking, saying, - Read More

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July report: Upward sales trend continues in RE market

  Eagle County real estate transactions continued an upward trend in July compared to last year’s activity, with the largest sale for the month occurring at the Arrabelle in Lionshead, where a unit sold for $5.75 million. VAIL—July real estate transactions in Eagle County were up 25 percent over last July, with sales for the - Read More

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Peyton Manning, Vail’s Waiting…

While we residents of the Vail Valley hail from all over the world and may retain some loyalty to our home teams, Colorado has given us something new to be proud of with the Denver Broncos’ signing of quarterback Peyton Manning in March!  Yes Broncos, we have always enjoyed our crisp fall afternoons and cozy - Read More

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Two Weekends of Bavarian Fun in Vail at Vail Oktoberfest 2012

The Vail Oktoberfest celebration of the autumn season in the beautiful Rocky Mountains begins at Lionshead Mall, and spans two weekends packed with a schedule of events including the brat eating contest, Beck’s keg bowling, traditional Bavarian music played by Helmut Fricker and the Rhinelanders Band, and alcoholic beverages supplied by event sponsor, Beck’s. If - Read More

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Vail looks for iconic Memorial Day weekend event

VAIL, Colorado — The town of Vail’s Commission on Special Events is looking for that iconic event that will kick off summer a week earlier than summers in Vail typically get going. Memorial Day weekend is a weekend when many families celebrate the beginning of summer. It’s the weekend when public pools and theme parks - Read More

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