Big land swap idea floated in Minturn

By John LaConte MINTURN — Battle Mountain Development announced it needs the town’s help in exploring a possible land exchange with the U.S. Forest Service: Battle Mountain for Meadow Mountain. The company plans to submit an exchange proposal to the Forest Service within the next month or two, Tim McGuire with Battle Mountain Development told […]

Vail Mountain begins summer operations Friday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain kicks off summer operations on Friday. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., Gondola One in Vail Village and the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead will operate for weekend scenic rides Friday through Sunday, and will move to daily summer operations beginning June 12. For opening weekend Adventure Ridge at Eagle’s […]

Traffic to shift to temporary bridge in Eagle on Friday

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The western route in and out of Eagle is set to change Friday.On Friday, traffic along U.S. Highway 6 west of Eagle will shift over to the temporary lanes built specifically to handle motorists while the existing Depression era bridge over Brush Creek is replaced. A temporary bridge structure has […]

Traffic shifts to temporary bridge in Eagle Friday

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The western route in and out of Eagle is set to change Friday.On June 5, traffic along U.S. Highway 6 west of Eagle will shift over to the temporary lanes built specifically to handle motorists while the existing Depression era bridge over Brush Creek is replaced. A temporary bridge structure […]

Community gathers to remember Kai Conroy

By John LaConte EAGLE COUNTY — The memorial for local resident Kai Conroy will be Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Terra Bistro in Vail. The public is welcome to attend and share memories of the mother of two who touched the lives, and bodies, of many as a longtime massage therapist in the […]

Vail Whitewater Series results

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Here are the results from Tuesday’s Vail Whitewater Series on Gore Creek:Kayak 1 Brent Redden 4:102 Derrick Dreyer 4:123 Mongo Reeder 4:134 Ken Hoeve 4:135 Tim Kennedy 4:176 Robert Prechtl 4:287 Billy Mattison 4:288 Brian Alt 4:339 Josh Sibley 4:3410 Brian Counselman 4:3511 John Bailey 4:3612 Kyle Gosnell 4:3813 Wyatt […]

Small house fire doused quickly by Vail firefighters

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — A handful of guests were evacuated from a Lionshead hotel for a couple hours, as Vail firefighters doused a small blaze that started in one of the unit’s mechanical room.At 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Vail firefighters responded to a call from the Lodge at Lionshead, where some combustible items — pillows […]

Small blaze doused quickly by Vail firefighters

By Randy Wyrick VAIL — A handful of guests were evacuated from a Lionshead hotel for a couple hours, as Vail firefighters doused a small blaze that started in one of the unit’s mechanical room.At 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Vail firefighters responded to a call from the Lodge at Lionshead, where some combustible items — pillows […]

Ritmo Jazz Latino will perform at new Edwards outdoor venue Friday

By caramie schnell EDWARDS — The Riverwalk at Edwards is home to a new four-part concert series called Riverwalk First Fridays. Held in Edwards’ scenic new gathering place for community functions and entertainment — the Riverwalk Backyard Amphitheater — First Fridays will bring together local merchants and jazz greats from the Front Range for four […]

Ritmo Jazz Latino will perform f at new Edwards outdoor venue Friday

By caramie schnell EDWARDS — The Riverwalk at Edwards is home to a new four-part concert series called Riverwalk First Fridays. Held in Edwards’ scenic new gathering place for community functions and entertainment — the Riverwalk Backyard Amphitheatre — First Fridays will bring together local merchants and jazz greats from the Front Range for four […]