Edwards Station to renovate car wash

By Edward Stoner EDWARDS — Edwards Station has launched a major renovation of its automatic car wash, with a new high-tech, attended tunnel-style car wash set to open in December. The nearly $2 million project was designed to meet the increased service demands at Edwards Station, which originally opened in 1999, with the new car […]

Vail Daily column: World events are helping homebuyers

By Edward Stoner Once upon a time, many years ago, mortgage rates were reflective of what was going on in the U.S. economy. News of economic events in other countries was slow in coming to impact the well-being of things here at home. At some point the whole world seemed to become one big global […]

Vail Daily column: Is becoming a Realtor a good career move?

By Edward Stoner Dear Joan, I have been thinking about a career change and someone suggested I go into real estate. I had never thought about it, but I like people and I am always interested in what properties are on the market and what they are selling for. Can you give me some criteria […]

Pet Talk column: Take an active role in your pets health

By caramie schnell This is a difficult article and subject to broach, but it has been brooding in me for a while. And this week’s cases reminded me of its importance. If you are going to own pets in Colorado’s high country, then you need to be a tough cookie. I say this because our […]

Eagle County green commuters have logged more than 35,000 miles

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — This summer hasn’t been the most bike commuter friendly of seasons — between Pacific Northwest-style rains and wildly varying temperatures — but that hasn’t stopped a dedicated group of residents from ditching their cars and commuting by bike or foot instead. In fact, more than 400 participants and 58 […]

Vail Daily fashion column: Freshen up your look for fall

By caramie schnell The rich colors of fall’s changing landscape create a fashion frenzy that can sometimes be mistaken for the Vail Valley’s pre-winter buzz. Rest assured, fashionistas, autumn’s super-potent reds, oranges and golds will still inflame the pure, product junky enthusiasm you are looking for, while at the same time complementing the high-altitude ‘tude […]

VMS soccer opens 3A Slope play with a bang

By Chris Freud EAST VAIL — And that would be three points. Vail Mountain School soccer dusted Rifle, 6-0, to open 3A Slope play on Thursday afternoon at celebrated Bandoni Alumni field. “We talked about it. This is where the playoff push starts,” VMS coach Pete Petrovski said. “We’re going to do everything we can […]

Battle Mountain tops Tigers; Sailors edge Devils

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — And now, people can speak of the unspeakable. Battle Mountain volleyball heads to Eagle Valley today at 1 p.m. for Round 1 of the rivalry on the fall hardwood. The Huskies took care of business on Thursday, downing Summit County, 25-18, 25-13, 25-17, to move to 3-0 in the 4A […]

Huskies hold off Steamboat Springs

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — It’s just never easy against Steamboat Springs. The Sailors’ Wyatt Arce scored in the 79th minute, putting a shudder into the Huskies, but Battle Mountain soccer hung on for a 2-1 victory over the Steamboat on Thursday night in Edwards. And with that, Battle Mountain takes the lead in the […]

New Avon stage budget goes up $2 million

By John LaConte AVON — The council called a special meeting this week after learning that the cost of the town’s new stage could go up nearly $2 million. “I just about dropped my phone when I heard,” said Mayor Rich Carroll. Crews broke ground on the stage on Aug. 20. At that time, the […]