Vail residents seem to favor Whistler deal

9th August, 2016 by

By scott miller

VAIL — Pete Seibert laughed when he said this, but he meant it, too: “Finally, they bought a real mountain!”Seibert, the son and namesake of one of Vail’s founders, was among a few hundred people who turned out Tuesday for a Vail community picnic at the Donovan Pavilion. Talking with friends, Seibert said Monday’s announcement that Vail Resorts will acquire the Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia is a good move for the company.“It’s a great mountain and the Canadians are great people,” Seibert said. “I think it’s a great association (for Vail Resorts).”Mary Sackbauer grew up in the …

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