Gallegos names employee of the year, Joe Kleber

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — The Gallegos Corporation was founded by Gerald G. Gallegos in 1970 in the Vail Valley. Gerald Gallegos had a passion, a passion for masonry, most specifically stone. The company soon became a local and regional leader in residential and commercial masonry construction services. In the tradition of carrying on […]

Vail Valley Medical Center Volunteer Corps board installs several new officers

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Vail Valley Medical Center Volunteer Corps recently held its annual board of directors’ installation at Vista Restaurant in Arrowhead. The event brought together board members and volunteers to honor the Volunteer Corps’ mission of “supporting the highest level of compassionate patient-centered care at Vail Valley Medical Center facilities.” Debby […]

Vail Daily column: Program looks to next generation of conservationists

By Edward Stoner “Hey! I found another item from the scavenger hunt!” yelled an SOS Outreach student from down the trail at the Eagle River Preserve in Edwards. This activity, and many others, forms the core of Eagle Valley Land Trust’s Summer 2014 Future Conservationists program. “What’s that wildflower’s name again?” I yell back. “It’s […]

Vail Daily column: Law firms evolve their marketing practices

By Edward Stoner As voracious consumers of media, our eyes and minds are constantly exposed to all manner of creative and slickly packaged advertising. In spots that are at times heartwarming, awe-inspiring or just plain funny, the brains on Madison Avenue and its geographic descendants are churning out an increasingly artful and polished product. In […]

National Night Out comes to valley Tuesday

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY – On Tuesday, law enforcement agencies across the valley will take part in the 31st annual National Night Out. National Night Out is a night for law enforcement and citizens to stand together and promote awareness, safety and strengthen community partnerships. National Night Out showcases the vital importance of police-community […]

Class in Edwards examines Judaism

By Edward Stoner EDWARDS — The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is presenting “Fascinating Facts: Exploring the Myths and Mysteries of Judaism,” a four-session course that began last week. Rabbi Dovid Mintz, of the Chabad Jewish Center, is conducting the sessions at 7 p.m. on four consecutive Wednesday at the Inn at Riverwalk in Edwards. “As […]

2 Do: Our picks for top activities in the Vail Valley today

By John LaConte 1. Test yourself in the Berry Picker race — The Vail Recreation District’s trail running race series continues today with the Berry Picker, a grueling trek that’s about as close to going straight up the mountain as you can on a trail. The race begins at 8 a.m. at the base of […]

Vail Veterans Program helps wounded warriors climb to new heights during its summer session

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Carlos Garcia climbed out of his wheelchair, looked up the sheer rock face and thought, “I’ve been through tougher things than this.” Garcia did not climb, he ascended, as did the other injured combat veterans in town last week for a Vail Veterans Program summer session. It’s important to be […]

On the Hill: Radness at the Blizzard Sale

By John LaConte On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday. Today’s activity: Checking out the annual Blizzard Sale in Mountain Plaza [iframe src=”″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On the Hill is shot […]