Dual enrollment saves big dollars for Eagle County students

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — On college tuition checks, the numbers tend to contain more zeroes than your average congressional committee. As a group, local high school students save almost $1 million a year by taking college classes while still in high school. They’re called dual enrollment classes and the Eagle County school district […]

Senator rolls through Red Cliff

By Randy Wyrick He stepped out of his car and declared Red Cliff “the coolest place in Colorado I’ve never been,” and with that Sen. Michael Bennet strolled up the street — unaccompanied and grinning. In less than one block, he met both sides of Red Cliff’s body politic, a third generation miner and an […]

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

By John LaConte 1. Float the Colorado at RiverFest — The Eagle River Watershed Council’s fifth annual RiverFest event takes place this afternoon. Guided by Timberline Tours and Lakota Guides, the float goes for 4 miles along a scenic stretch of the Upper Colorado, launching at Red Dirt Creek and taking out at the Horse […]

Vail Daily PHOTOS: In celebration of dance

By caramie schnell After nearly two weeks filled with stunning artistry, world premieres, debuts, new partnerships and sublimely fancy footwork, the 26th Vail International Dance Festival wrapped up Saturday evening. From classical ballet to Memphis jookin’, Indian classical dance to Argentine tango, this festival has it all, and we’re lucky to have it in our […]

Vail rugby dusts Aspen, eyes league title

By Chris Freud VAIL — The drive for five is on. The Vail Rugby Football Club downed archrival Aspen, 50-14, on Saturday afternoon, setting up a de facto championship game for the Mountain League title next weekend up in Steamboat Springs. And while Vail remains focused on capturing its fifth consecutive circuit championship, and Steamboat […]