Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center panel to speak at the Vail Symposium, July 30

By Krista Driscoll EDWARDS — The conquest of cancer through innovation and collaboration is the mission of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, an internationally recognized leader in researching and developing future cancer treatments. On Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Battle Mountain High School in Edwards, five Comprehensive Cancer […]

Can Vail balance locals, second home owners?

By scott miller VAIL — A mid-May evening drive through most neighborhoods shows most homes with their lights on. The same drive in Vail would be different and darker.Vail has long struggled with the number of homes in town owned by people who don’t spend most of their time there. In the 1990s, the touted […]

It’s music that matters

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Jon Deak is one of the world’s most accomplished musicians and composers. He’s tall, which was handy during his 40-year career as principal bassist with the New York Philharmonic. Still, he has never stood as tall as when he bends to help children compose music.Deak founded Very Young Composers 20 […]

Can Vail balance locals, second homes?

By scott miller VAIL — A mid-May evening drive through most neighborhoods shows most homes with their lights on. The same drive in Vail would be different, and darker.Vail long has struggled with the number of homes in town owned by people who don’t spend most of their time there. In the 1990s, the touted […]

Glenwood resident ID’d as victim of I-70 rollover

By Randy Essex Daniel Jacob Kobrin, 39, of Glenwood Springs was the person killed Wednesday after being ejected from his vehicle on Interstate 70 in Rifle, the Garfield County coroner said Thursday.Coroner Robert Glassmire said that Kobrin’s relatives told him that Korbin was born and raised in Hotchkiss, had recently lived in Portland, Oregon, and […]

‘I don’t know anyplace else that does this’

By scott miller AVON — Here’s something you should do this week: Donate something to or buy something from one of Vail Valley Cares’ Thrifty Shoppe locations. Those donations or dollars go a long way in the community.Vail Valley Cares — a nonprofit Christian assistance organization — held its annual grant award breakfast at the […]