Jay Leno performs in Beaver Creek Wednesday

By caramie schnell

In the winter of 1992, Jay Leno performed at Dobson Ice Arena — Vail’s performing arts center back in the day. It was part of a comedy tour in which Leno spent time with local NBC affiliates in the months leading up to his taking over “The Tonight Show” for Johnny Carson on May 25, 1992. And for 23 years he came into our living room with his intelligent monologues and outrageous headline bits before retiring to become legend like previous “Tonight Show” hosts Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Carson. On Wednesday, Leno returns to the valley with an appearance …

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