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 […]

New collegiate baseball league has teams from Vail, Gypsum

By John LaConte EDWARDS — While Arizona and Florida may be known for their spring training, come summer time, those places aren’t so pleasant for baseball.College players from warm states who are trying to keep their skills up during June and July would much rather be playing here in the mountains, but there was never […]

County workforce, population are growing

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Employment in Eagle County seems to be getting better for workers, although wages still lag behind state averages.The latest workforce report from Vail Valley Economic Development, an offshoot of the Vail Valley Partnership, has promising news regarding unemployment and growth. The study, which covers 2014 and the first part […]

Eagle merchant complains town’s info center is unfair competition

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Eagle business owner Jan Rosenthal Townsend is concerned that the Eagle Information Center is peddling more than just information, so Tuesday night she presented those worries to the Eagle Town Board.“I am hoping to make sense of what the Eagle Information Center is,” said Rosenthal Townsend.She said that for 15 […]

Eagle officials re-examine leash laws due to incidents

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Eagle loves its dogs, but it wants its canines leashed.This week the Eagle Town Board conducted a preliminary discussion about the community’s animal control rules and the idea of switching over to a “demonstrable voice control” rule for dogs didn’t generate support. Not only did members of the town board […]

Eagle officials re-examine leash laws

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Eagle loves its dogs, but it wants its canines leashed.This week the Eagle Town Board conducted a preliminary discussion about the community’s animal control rules and the idea of switching over to a “demonstrable voice control” rule for dogs didn’t generate support. Not only did members of the town board […]