Pileup on I-80 in Wyoming kills 1, closes interstate again

By Staff Reports LARAMIE, Wyo. — Trucks and cars piled into one another Monday in dense fog on Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming, resulting in a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed one person, injured 16 and sent up a column of thick black smoke. The crash in a rural area 18 miles west of Laramie […]

Donovan: ‘This bill begins the creep of us losing access to our public lands’

By By KRISTEN WYATT Associated Pre DENVER — Colorado Republicans are joining GOP colleagues in other Western states trying to exert more control over federal lands. The state Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill giving state and local authorities so-called concurrent jurisdiction to federal forests and other lands. Republican sponsors say the bill […]

Town of Vail starts construction projects

By Melanie Wong VAIL — With the official end of ski season, the town of Vail started several construction projects on Monday.The projects, which involve the Covered Bridge in Vail Village, a section of the Gore Valley Trail path and the Vail Village parking structure, will provide some much-needed repairs and upkeep, and will last […]

Construction projects start in Vail

By Melanie Wong VAIL — With the official end of ski season, the town of Vail started several construction projects in town on Monday.The projects, which involve the Covered Bridge in Vail Village, a section of the Gore Trail path and the Vail Village parking structure, will provide some much needed repairs and upkeep, and […]

Vail Mountain School garage sale returns Friday, Saturday

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — One of the larger garage sales in the valley returns when Vail Mountain School hosts its 22nd annual event on Friday and Saturday.This year’s sale includes items donated by VMS families and local stores Nest, Treasures, Holy Toledo and Ritzy Recalls.The event is held at VMS and fills the complete […]

Vail Daily column: Only 19 months to go!

By Edward Stoner Here is what I actually think about the last 15 years or so, at least as far as president of the United States is concerned:Katrina would have slapped New Orleans silly, Wall Street corporate scandals would have scammed billions (dollars, not people, although perhaps both), the tech bubble would have burst, 9/11 […]

VMS garage sale returns this weekend

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — One of the larger garage sales in the valley returns when Vail Mountain School hosts its 22nd annual event this weekend.This year’s sale includes items donated by VMS families and local stores Nest, Treasures, Holy Toledo and Ritzy Recalls.The event is held at VMS and fills the complete gymnasium as […]

Vail Daily obituary: Kenneth Dale Wilson, 1937-2015

By Edward Stoner Former Eagle County Undersheriff Kenneth D. Wilson Sr. passed away April 11 in Fort Mohave, Ariz. He was born in Danville, Ill., on Jan. 31, 1937, to Carl W. and Mildred I. Wilson.He began his public service career by joining the Army, where he served eight years for his country. Ken has […]

Vail Daily column: Kenneth Dale Wilson, 1937-2015

By Edward Stoner Former Eagle County Undersheriff Kenneth D. Wilson Sr. passed away April 11 in Fort Mohave, Ariz. He was born in Danville, Ill., on Jan. 31, 1937, to Carl W. and Mildred I. Wilson.He began his public service career by joining the Army, where he served eight years for his country. Ken has […]

Teen killed in I-70 accident identified as Dotsero resident

By RANDY ESSEX EAGLE COUNTY — The teenager killed in an accident late Friday on Interstate 70 near Rifle was Ricardo Gomez of Dotsero, the Garfield County coroner said Monday. Gomez, 15, was a passenger in a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck traveling east on Interstate 70 at mile marker 92 at about 11 p.m. […]