Should you get a flu shot?

By scott miller Our weather has been great lately. People are outside cycling, running, playing in the rivers, and golfing. Summer is an amazing time to be outside. However, winter is around the corner and with its onset comes flu season, and, of course, your annual flu shot.But the flu shot is not for everyone. […]

‘Life after tragedy’

By Randy Wyrick Editor’s note: This Vail Veterans Program caregivers group preferred to be a quoted as a group, a request the Vail Daily was happy to oblige. That’s why all the quotes are “they said” — because they all did.VAIL — Because it takes one to know one, the Adorable Dozen were teary-eyed best […]

Eagle seeking volunteers for river park committee

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The town of Eagle is seeking applications from members of the public to serve on a volunteer committee to support the implementation of the Eagle River Park and the Eagle River Corridor Plan.Members of the nine-member committee will be ambassadors for the project throughout the Eagle County community and will […]

Cheerleading for chickens

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — Denver Broncos Von Miller, a poultry science major at Texas A&M, is probably the biggest chicken fan in the state of Colorado.But if there was chicken super fan crown for folks from the Eagle Valley, Anne Coequyt would definitely be in the running. However, judging by the turnout at the […]

Dozens of Gypsum residents implore Town Council to ease hen ban

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — Denver Broncos Von Miller, a poultry science major at Texas A&M, is probably the biggest chicken fan in the state of Colorado.But if there was chicken super fan crown for folks from the Eagle Valley, Anne Coequyt would definitely be in the running. However, judging by the turnout at the […]

Local climate change mitigation plan heats up

By John LaConte EAGLE COUNTY — Climate change isn’t just affecting our environment, it’s costing us money. That’s just one of the many reasons a group of more than 30 local stakeholders representing towns, businesses and schools is working on a climate change action plan to mitigate the effects of climate change here in Eagle […]

Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy celebrates its 10th anniversary

By Randy Wyrick MINTURN — Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy students competed in the Winter Olympics in Vancouver and Sochi, which is good.However, Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy tends to stress the academy and academics part of its name as much as skiing and snowboarding, which is better.Here’s why: Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy’s ACT […]

Americans hit podium at World Championship

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Spain defended its fly-fishing crown at the 36th annual FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship on Saturday, with France taking second and the U.S. finishing third.In the individual standings, Americans Lance Egan and Pat Weiss took third and fourth, respectively, with Julien Daguillanes, of France, winning and Jordi Cortina, of […]