Vail approves new skate park plan

By scott miller VAIL — Teenagers don’t usually attend town council meetings, but Cameron Chaney had a good reason to sit in on the Vail Town Council’s Tuesday session — the council unanimously approved a skate park that started life on Chaney’s computer.Council members Tuesday approved spending just more than $1.6 million for a new, […]

Firm holds first local auction July 28

By scott miller EDWARDS — Sheldon Good & Company is launching its first luxury auction campaign in the Vail Valley. The company has sold estates throughout the United States and internationally in locations including Aspen, Chicago, New York City, Palm Beach, Napa Valley, the Hamptons and other resorts, but never in the Vail area. The […]

New trail, improvements on tap for Eagle

By Melanie Wong EAGLE — By the end of this biking season, riders in Eagle should be noticing some big improvements on the area’s singletrack. Projects that are underway, or soon to be underway, include a 1.3 mile extension to the Haymaker loop, a rerouting of Schoolhouse Rock and the Horton Street trailhead, and a […]

Commissioners OK another cannabis cultivator

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — Eagle County is home to another marijuana farm, this one to be run by a professional farmer.Edward Tuft’s High Country Farms LLC will grow marijuana on 4 or 5 acres on his 87 farm located 18 miles north of Wolcott.Tuft said he has been a Vail regular since 1962, and […]

Canine Companions: Brent and Phlox

By Melanie Wong OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Brent Baribeau is an active guy who lives life to the fullest. His passion is tennis, but he also enjoys skiing and scuba diving. He has a successful career at an advertising agency and he has a beautiful wife with two children. He also uses a wheelchair because of […]

Nicole Henry and her band perform at Vail Jazz at Vail Square Sunday

By caramie schnell Nicole Henry believes that human beings are all connected. She strives to instill her audience with this notion every time she hits a particular note or loads a verse full of heart-resounding fervor.“That’s the reason that I sing. We, in our own little way, want to either save ourselves or save the […]

Three Eagle County schools serve free summer lunch

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE — This summer, Eagle County schools are part of summer food service providing meals to children and families who need it.InteGreat! is a coalition of 28 community organizations serving families in Eagle County.The Summer Foods Service Program launched June 22, providing summer meals to children of Eagle County. The program is […]

On the Hill: Whitewater tubing on the Colorado River

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton joins some friends for a float down the Colorado River, starting in Eagle County near Dotsero and ending in Bair Ranch at the beginning of Glenwood […]

New Denver band M. Florea plays free show in Eagle Thursday

By caramie schnell EAGLE — Eagle Town Park will once again transform into an ideal mountain music setting tonight when M. Florea comes to town for the second installment of the ShowDown Town free concert series.The music begins at Eagle Town Park at 6:30 p.m. along with children’s activities and food and beverage options. Concertgoers […]

DanceBrazil comes to Beaver Creek for the first time Friday

By caramie schnell BEAVER CREEK — Inspired by the cultural artistry of Brazil, DanceBrazil has been entertaining audiences for 30 years. The troupe fuses Afro-Brazilian movement, contemporary dance and Capoeira, the traditional dance/martial arts form that originated in Africa and evolved in colonial Brazil as a means of fighting enslavement. The company performs in Beaver […]