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Donkeys Bust Out of Nativity Scene

Joke's on you, silly humans

(Newser) - A living nativity scene near the Colorado ski resort of Vail almost had to go without two key actors when two donkeys escaped. The nativity scene is an annual tradition for Eagle River Presbyterian Church. Pastor Rob Wilson says two borrowed donkeys were being held in a fenced-in pen for... More »

Colo. Resort Town Mulls 'Pay as You Throw' Trash Plan

Vail program would encourage recycling

(Newser) - A Colorado resort town is trying out a newer, greener trash collection program, the Denver Post reports. The new “pay-as-you-throw” system would charge residents of Vail based on how much junk they throw away each week, but provide curbside recycling for free. More »

No Snow Job: Owner Wants $500K for Vail Parking Spot

Space at prime ski destination may appeal to recession-proof snow bunnies

(Newser) - America’s economy may be going downhill, but evidently not in the ski destination of Vail, Colo., where one resident is offering a parking space close to prime slopes for $500,000, the Vail Daily reports. “There’s always somebody out there who has money to spend on a... More »

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