John Wayne Cancer Foundation donates $25,000 to Roundup River Ranch

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — John Wayne is still wearing his good guy hat. The John Wayne Cancer Foundation donated $25,000 to Roundup River Ranch, an organization that provides camp experiences to children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. The money will sponsor the annual family program session for children with cancer and their immediate […]

Red Ribbon Project to hold fundraiser in Edwards

By Edward Stoner EDWARDS — On Sept. 12, Red Ribbon Project will host its annual fundraiser, Positive Prevention, at e|Town in Edwards from 6 to 10 p.m.. Funds raised will help support the important education programs that Red Ribbon Project provides in local schools. Silent auction items include a Vail Resorts Epic Pass, Golden Bear […]

Vail Daily column: The positive side of peer pressure

By Edward Stoner Sometimes just the words “peer pressure” spark anxious, judgmental and negative feelings — especially when we attach verbs such as succumbing to or giving in to “peer pressure.” And many times we are directing our guidance of avoiding peer pressure to the young adults, teenagers and children in our lives. No doubt […]

Wheels & Wings show and Vail Village car show returns Saturday, Sunday

By Randy Wyrick When you see a guy Saturday or Sunday walking slowly and reverently around a cherry 1964 Mustang and you spy what looks like a tear rolling down his cheek from behind his sunglasses, it isn’t. That’s excess awesomeness leaking out. He’s at the fifth annual Wheels & Wings Show, an expo of […]

Bookworm of Edwards hosts poetry writing workshop Thursday

By caramie schnell EDWARDS — From iambic to trochaic, meter to free verse, sonnet to haiku, poetry is versatile and teachable. The Bookworm of Edwards invites aspiring poets of all ages and backgrounds to a poetry workshop today, led by American contemporary writer Jodie Hollander, author of “The Humane Society.” During the workshop, she will […]

Vail Daily column: Ideas bubble up at startup weekend

By Edward Stoner For those of you who don’t know what a startup weekend is, it is a semi-competition, more of an event really, where people gather, pitch ideas for new companies and groups form to piece together what I call a feasibility plan — all in 50 hours. As one person put it, “The […]

Battle Mountain’s Crisofulli wins at Vail

By ANTHONY THORNTON VAIL — Win the Masters, get a green jacket. Win the Vail Mountain School Invitational? Go to Moe’s Original Bar B Que? Battle Mountain’s Tanner Crisofulli put up a 75 on Tuesday at the Vail Golf Club and that was a winner. So like any teenager, it was time to eat. “I […]

Study to consider Edwards roundabout

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Local and state governments are spending $1 million to study and design another possible Edwards roundabout. This one would be at the intersection of the Edwards Spur Road and U.S. Highway 6. When Edwards last went to roundabout town, the design was in place when the federal government started handing […]

Vail Daily column: Partners’ efforts pave the road to Worlds

By Edward Stoner A little more than 1,500 days ago, I was standing in front of the FIS decision makers as we outlined our bid to host the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships for them. The other members of our bid committee and I were sharing with these individuals why the 2015 Championships should come […]

Mitsch Bush seeking second term

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — For Diane Mitsch Bush, politics is like a mountain-bike race: “You start, you go like hell and don’t look back.” Mitsch Bush is currently in “go like hell” mode, seeking a second term in the Colorado House of Representatives, where she currently represents House District 26, which covers all […]