Vail neighborhood picnics begin July 22

By scott miller VAIL — The town of Vail’s 15th annual neighborhood picnic series has two events this year. The first is Tuesday at Bighorn Park in East Vail. The second is Aug. 12 at Donovan Pavilion. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by […]

Hospice volunteer training to be held in Glenwood Springs

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Hospice of the Valley will host comprehensive training sessions for volunteers in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin counties on Monday, Wednesday, July 28 and July 30 at Good Shepherd Church, 1630 Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. The four required evening sessions, to occur on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m., […]

New candidate is running for Eagle County surveyor

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The race for the Eagle County surveyor’s job is no longer a one-man affair. With incumbent surveyor Dan Corcoran retiring, Ted Archibeque, of Eagle, a Republican who ran for the office in 2010, looked like he wouldn’t have an opponent. But Teak Simonton, Eagle County’s clerk and recorder, announced […]

Vail Daily column: Wisdom takes a vacation

By Edward Stoner “Common sense takes a vacation” probably makes more sense, but “wisdom” just sounds so much smarter doesn’t it? Most times I am usually never being accused of having either, wisdom or common sense that is, however I do believe it is fair for me to share my exploits and adventures while on […]

Running series continues with Half Marathon

By Chris Freud VAIL — The Vail Recreation District’s 2014 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series continues on Sunday with the La Sportiva Vail Half Marathon. Named Most Scenic Race in 2010 by readers of Colorado Runner magazine, the 13-mile run will test local, regional and national runners with a climb from Golden Peak […]

Vail Valley ad agency honored

By scott miller EDWARDS — Hill Aevium, an Edwards-based advertising agency, recently received recognition from Summit International and the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International organization. Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 24 countries, Hill Aevium was named a bronze winner in the 2014 Summit Creative Awards for its creative work for Bravo! Vail […]

Vail Resorts wins award for Epic Race

By Edward Stoner BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts was awarded Best Overall Use of Social Media by an Attraction in the 2014 Travel + Leisure Social Media in Travel and Tourism (SMITTY) Awards. The award recognizes the company’s Epic Race to Ski the World and the engagement that the program drove across several of Vail Resorts’ […]

Vail recycling program underway

By ANTHONY THORNTON VAIL — On July 1, the town of Vail’s new recycling program went into effect after months of planning — now with the policy part finalized, the new challenge comes with putting the program into action. The new campaign, dubbed Love Vail, makes recycling mandatory in town and offers residents and businesses […]

Comedian Brian Regan returns to Beaver Creek Thursday

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CREEK — Comedy is like anything else. It’s work to make it look effortless. Take Brian Regan, for instance. He talks about kids, cholesterol, doughnuts, Disney World, how many Fig Newtons to eat in one sitting and, of course, a flock of moosen … the stuff of life. Like this: “I’m […]