Home hash oil cookers are now illegal

By Randy Wyrick EAGLE COUNTY — It’s officially illegal to boil hash oil in Colorado without a license.A statewide ban went into effect earlier this month with House Bill 1305, which makes it a Class 2 felony.State lawmakers say it’s a response the growing number of hash oil explosions across Colorado. There were 32 in […]

Graduation week vandalism at Eagle Valley High School resolved

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Vandals who struck at Eagle Valley High School the week prior to graduation caused approximately $1,000 damage and have completed disciplinary action set by the school district.“At this point we consider the matter closed,” said Eagle County Schools Superintendent Jason Glass. The incident happened during the evening hours on May […]

Clinic move starts hospital renovation

By scott miller VAIL — If you have a doctor’s appointment in Vail today, you need to change your route slightly. Colorado Mountain Medical, the longtime clinic long located on the southwest corner of Vail Valley Medical Center’s ground floor, has moved.The clinic closed at noon July 10, and after a weekend of moving, the […]

Bizwatch: Valley Vacuums, in Edwards

By scott miller • Business name: Valley Vacuums. • Location: Edwards right next to Café Milano. • Date opened: May 1. • Owners: Hank and Trish Esperon. • Contact info: 970-446-6024. • What goods or services do you provide? We sell and service vacuums and extractors (shampooers). We carry several vacuum lines including Miele, Riccar, […]

Cook — and eat — outdoors for the best summer flavors

By caramie schnell EAGLE COUNTY — Short-lived as it is here in the Vail Valley, summer is sweet. And as much as we spend our days soaking up the sun and warmth hiking, biking and strolling through farmers markets, etc., outdoor dining is also a must. When throwing a casual meal outside, most people view […]