Camp Hale proposed as national landmark

By Randy Wyrick CAMP HALE — The birthplace of the famed 10th Mountain Division is also the birthplace of Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, and Sen. Michael Bennet is trying to declare it a National Historic Landscape.Bennet made the announcement in front of 10th Mountain Division legends Sandy Treat and Crosby Perry-Smith, and a small crowd […]

Camp Hale proposed as nation’s first National Historic Landscape

By Randy Wyrick CAMP HALE — The birthplace of the famed 10th Mountain Division is also the birthplace of Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, and Sen. Michael Bennet is trying to declare it a National Historic Landscape.Bennet made the announcement in front of 10th Mountain Division legends Sandy Treat and Crosby Perry-Smith and a small crowd […]

Eagle County, Vail join climate advocacy group

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Vail and Eagle County have joined with seven other Colorado communities, from large to small and east to west, to push for more action to tackle climate change at the state and federal levels. Colorado Communities for Climate Action is this state’s first consortium to represent municipalities and counties […]

Vail, county join climate group

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Vail and Eagle County have joined with seven other Colorado communities, from large to small and east to west, to push for more action to tackle climate change at the state and federal levels. Colorado Communities for Climate Action is this state’s first consortium to represent municipalities and counties […]

It Takes a Valley childbirth series: Small-town approach to care

By Krista Driscoll Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part series about the evolution of childbirth and related resources in the Vail Valley. While it may take a valley to raise a child, it takes trust and patience in Vail Valley’s countless medical providers when it comes time to deliver. And while […]

Take a moment to remember on Memorial Day

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — Enjoy yourself Monday, laugh with friends and family, but also honor those who make that enjoyment possible.“Take a little time on Memorial Day to honor all veterans of the armed forces who have served our country, and especially to those from Eagle County who paid the ultimate sacrifice for […]

Disc golf growing in Eagle County

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — Discs are flying and chains are ringing as disc golfers rejoice in a new and improved season.Enthusiasts from across the county are showing up in droves at the open disc golf courses in Eagle, Edwards and Avon, while the Vail and Beaver Creek resort courses are waiting for the […]

‘You don’t have to be American to pay tribute’

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE — U.S. troops aren’t just defending Americans from foreign foes, they’re defending freedom, and Monday, a Mexican man with roots in Eagle is honoring those troops for the freedom he and his family enjoy in Eagle County.“My message to people is: You don’t have to be an American to pay tribute […]

Sabel finishes ‘great run’ as Vilar director

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CREEK — Like many of us, Kris Sabel figured he’d stick around a year, maybe two.When he took the Vilar Performing Arts Center gig, he didn’t know where Beaver Creek was and didn’t ski, so why would he stay?But like many of us, he did.Sabel ran the Vilar Center for almost […]