Smarter drivers, better systems aid I-70 safety

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The winter of 2013-14 was a bad one for weekend traffic on Interstate 70, partly due to weather and partly because the Colorado Department of Transportation needed to adjust the way it deals with traffic during busy ski weekends. We can’t do much about the weather, but last winter […]

Wounded Colorado state trooper thanks hospital workers

By WILL GRANDBOIS GLENWOOD SPRINGS — It takes a village to save a life.In the case of Colorado State Trooper Eugene Hofacker, it started with fellow Trooper Shane Gosnell, who returned fire when convicted felon Thomas Ornelas shot Hofacker on the side of Interstate 70 on May 8, 2014. Then Sgt. Coby Smart was first […]

Vail offers tips for an enjoyable Fourth of July celebration

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail America Days organizers are ready to welcome guests and area residents this week for the Fourth of July holiday which includes Vail’s popular parade and fireworks display on Saturday, plus a full weekend of activities. Those who gather in Vail and throughout the county are being asked to be […]

The Revivalists perform a free show in Vail Tuesday

By caramie schnell A few years ago, The Revivalists got the chance to open a show for the Radiators, a group that throughout a history that began in 1978, became one of the most popular and enduring bands to ever emerge from New Orleans. As another New Orleans band hoping to stay together for the […]

Greek fireworks may come July 5

By scott miller Be ready for fireworks July 5 — in Greece, anyway. After being at loggerheads for five months, the tussle between Greece’s government and its creditors has been turned over to a third party — the Greek people.On July 5, Greeks will go to the polls to vote on the latest, and apparently […]

On the Hill: Ride the GolfBoard

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the Starting Hearts fundraiser at the Vail Golf Club and takes a spin on the Golfboard, an innovation that won best new golf product […]