Photos: Winter storm pounds valley

By Edward Stoner VAIL — A fast-moving early winter storm blew through the Vail Valley Monday, closing roads and bringing much-needed snow to the ski resorts. … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Vets of a different sort

By Randy Wyrick EDWARDS — Haris did stuff during the War on Terror he couldn’t talk about, even if he could talk. Military Working Dog Haris (yes, it’s spelled with one “r”) is the fourth retired military dog adopted by Dr. Randel and Shelli Patty. Randel, an Air Force Vietnam veteran, and his wife Shelli, […]

Storm smacks the Vail Valley with a blanket of snow

By randy wyrick The winter’s first major storm closed Interstate 70 and stranded motorists between Avon and Georgetown Monday afternoon. “It’s a crazy day,” said Nate Reid, trooper with the Colorado State Patrol. “People need to slow down and give each other plenty of room.” That maximum whack dropped up to 4 inches of snow […]

Vail Daily health feature: Pack your personal trainer

By ANTHONY THORNTON Hotel gyms are a nice perk for travelers looking to keep their fitness on point, but consider that the hand towels in your room can be just as effective for exercise. Pack a few minimal tools that don’t take up much space in your suitcase — a resistance tube with handles and […]

I-70 reopens in both directions over Vail Pass

By Edward Stoner • 5:36 p.m.: I-70 has reopened in both directions over Vail Pass; chain restrictions are still in effect. • 5:05 p.m.: I-70 reopens eastbound at Avon. • 4:30 p.m.: Highway 24 at the I-70 interchange has re-opened in both direction. • A winter storm has closed Interstate 70 in both directions over […]

I-70 reopens eastbound at Avon

By Edward Stoner • 5:05 p.m.: I-70 reopens eastbound at Avon. • 4:30 p.m.: Highway 24 at the I-70 interchange has re-opened in both direction. • A winter storm has closed Interstate 70 in both directions over Vail Pass. • Eastbound I-70 is closed beginning at Avon, police said. • Westbound I-70 is closed at […]

I-70 closed in both directions over Vail Pass

By Edward Stoner VAIL — A winter storm has closed Interstate 70 in both directions over Vail Pass. • Eastbound I-70 is closed beginning at Avon, police said. • Westbound I-70 is closed at Georgetown to the tunnel. • There is an accident on westbound I70 at Down Junction. … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Housing hampering seasonal hiring

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail Valley may be back to a housing/hiring crunch, and it’s happened fairly quickly. While some local businesses say they’ve filled their seasonal positions, other employers are scrambling for workers. More critically, those who aren’t already living here are having a hard time finding places to stay. The […]

Actively Green 2015 ambassador profile: Greg Ziccardi

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This is a weekly spotlight that celebrates a local person who works for an Actively Green 2015 participating sustainable business. Name: Greg Ziccardi. Job: Sustainability coordinator, Antlers at Vail. How has Actively Green 2015 impacted you? I am more aware of environmental issues that challenge our community. My favorite green […]