New broker joins Gateway team

By scott miller VAIL — Gateway Land and Development Real Estate Company recently announce that longtime local resident and real estate broker Nancy Burton has joined its team. She will work out of the Gateway’s office in the Sitzmark building in Vail Village. Burton became a full-time Realtor in 2010 and gained experience representing the […]

Insurance agency owner earns honor

By scott miller EDWARDS — Noel R. Harris of Wall Street Insurance, Inc. was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, a leading national insurance professional organization. Harris was awarded a certificate marking more than 25 years of participation as a designated CIC, which requires annual completion […]

Doctor joins Castle Peak Dental

By scott miller EAGLE — Castle Peak Dental announced recently that Dr. Melanie Albers has joined the practice. Albers brings 12 years of general adult and pediatric dentistry experience to the practice. She is experienced in pediatric restorative treatments, roots canals and extractions. Castle Peak Dental will have expanded hours one Friday per month and […]

Alpine Banks promotes Grant Murphy

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Alpine Banks in the Eagle/Vail Valley recently promoted Grant Murphy to vice president/manager in the Eagle branch. Originally from Miami, Murphy moved to Colorado in 1994 and began his career with Alpine Bank in June of 1998 He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Colorado Mesa University. […]

Antique milk cans offer a glimpse into the Eagle Valley’s past

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Some of us have vague memories of the milkman delivering milk bottles to our doorstep in his crisps white uniform with the milk van in the driveway, or perhaps our memory might be from a printed advertisement or perhaps from an old black and white movie or, better yet, […]

Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Fest returns Friday through Sunday

By Melanie Wong BEAVER CREEK — The eighth annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival takes place Friday through Sunday, presented by Wine Spectator Magazine. Signature events with top international and regional wines, spirits and culinary hosts will return, including Manhattans in the Mountains and the Walk-Around Grand Tasting. New events include Tacos & Tequila […]

Dancer Wendy Whelan premieres ‘Restless Creature’ in Beaver Creek Wednesday

By caramie schnell BEAVER CREEK — Wendy Whelan, a 20-year veteran of the Vail International Dance Festival, loves dancing outdoors at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in the summertime, but finds some of her most inspired moments of creativity in Vail happen in a local school’s gymnasium. “I’ve been very creatively charged in Vail,” said […]

Vail man suffocated when he ended up under crashed Jeep

By Randy Wyrick A Vail man suffocated early Friday because a Jeep Wrangler that crashed wound up on top of him. Harold Waymond Adcock III, 30, “Tres” to his friends and colleagues, died of positional asphyxiation from a one-car crash in East Vail at about 2 a.m. Friday. “The position he was in underneath the […]

Eagle Valley’s Garrett LaForce recalled as wonderful teacher, coach

By randy wyrick GYPSUM — Many of Garrett LaForce’s Eagle Valley High School volleyball girls were taller than he was. But that’s not where it counts. Hundreds gathered Monday to remember LaForce, their teacher, coach and friend. There was nowhere he wouldn’t go, they said, nothing he wouldn’t do for his students, players and friends. […]

On the Hill: Off-road on a Segway

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: Off-road Segway riding with Glenwood Adventure Company [iframe src=”″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On the Hill is shot with a […]