Vail Daily column: Work to become a better investor

By Edward Stoner On Monday, we observe Labor Day — a celebration of the American worker. Of course, you work hard at your own job, but, when you think of it, every worthwhile endeavor in life requires significant effort — and that’s certainly the case with investing. The harder you work at it, the more […]

Former Vail policeman starts brownie company

By scott miller GRAND JUNCTION — Greg Morrison, formerly the police chief in Vail, Silverthorne and Grand Junction, has opened Totally High Country Brownies, Inc. based in Grand Junction. Morrison retired last year after 37 years in Colorado law enforcement. Totally High Country Brownies, Inc. offers four flavors of brownies: Mary Jane Plain, Cheeba Creme […]

Vail Daily column: Take on big issues

By Edward Stoner In 1961, President Kennedy laid out his vision to send a man to the moon (and get them home safely) by the end of the decade. The story of JFK’s experience with three janitors at NASA shortly followed. The president asked them what they were doing and the first janitor responded, “cleaning […]

Kaylene opening Sunday’s Christian concert in Vail featuring Jeremy Camp

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — Kaylene Richardson has been singing since she could talk. She was 8 years old when she first performed in public for her church. On Sunday, the 16-year-old will bring half a lifetime of experience to the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater stage. She opens for Jeremy Camp, one of the top […]

Here are the high school teams to watch (or not)

By Chris Freud And now we begin in earnest. Happy first full weekend of preps sports. Here are few teams I’m looking at this fall: Huskies soccer Battle Mountain is the four-time defending champion in the 4A Slope and, yet, maybe only in name. Hear me out, people. The turnover from the state-title team in […]

Beaver Creek Blast wraps up biking series

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Ladies and gentlemen, the Beaver Creek Blast met “Game of Thrones” on Wednesday evening. Winter is coming. There was a distinct nip of autumn for the finale of the Vail Beaver Creek Mountain Bike Race Series. In fact, with what looked like an impending storm, race organizers shortened the […]

Eagle Mine cleanup method may change

By scott miller MINTURN — Nothing about the Eagle Mine is simple — from who’s responsible for the property to the miles of plumbing associated with the cleanup. Changes to the cleanup are complicated, too, but those responsible for the process are starting to work to alter the way contaminated water from the mine is […]

Avon no longer pursuing tax question

By John LaConte AVON — Reversing the strong convictions they expressed a month ago, Avon Town Council members Tuesday decided not to put a property tax question on the upcoming ballot. The tax question, which would raise money for recreational improvements in town, was first floated in November and defeated by fewer than 100 votes. […]

Government Tracker: Avon council says ‘no go’ on faux shutters

By John LaConte Board: Avon Town Council, Tuesday regular meeting. The issue: Appeal of an Avon Planning and Zoning Commission decision to deny a minor development plan application for 230 and 245 Chapel Place (buildings A and C) for installation of faux shutters and window heads/sills on those buildings,from the company Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate. […]

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

By Edward Stoner Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge along with the entire executive committee and a total of 250 Vail Resorts employees Tuesday afternoon in Keystone, where they were attending the Vail Resorts Leadership Summit. In addition to accepting the challenge, Katz will be donating $100 per person to […]