Every day is Teddy Day

By Randy Wyrick VAIL – The threads of Teddy Roosevelt’s history run right through Eagle County, which you’ll learn during during James C. Overcash’s funny and enlightening one-man show.“In school when you study history, they don’t have time to tell you the fun stuff,” Overcash said. “It just gets more and more fascinating. Historical linkages […]

Scott Ward, 1968-2015

By Randy Wyrick Lt. Col. Scott Coleman Ward was tragically killed in a bizarre highway accident on the northern border of Georgia, heading to work as a test pilot for Gulfstream in Savannah, Georgia on Aug. 10.Scott was born to George and Shirley Ward, of Vail, on March 24, 1968, in Glenwood Springs. He attended […]

Bruce Eaton Corriveau, 1995-2015

By Pam Boyd Bruce Saint Anthony Eaton Corriveau, 20, of Cheyenne, died Aug. 3 in Larimer County.He was born March 31, 1995, in Cheyenne to Bruce and Jamie Corriveau.Bruce grew up in Gypsum and attended Eagle County Schools until 2012 when he relocated to Cheyenne. He was currently a student at Laramie County Community College […]

Avon council sets tighter ethics standards

By scott miller AVON — Two years after charges of impropriety roiled the town’s government, the Avon Town Council recently passed a revised, and more strict, code of ethics for council members.Until the ordinance was passed Avon, like Eagle County and other towns in the valley, adhered to the state of Colorado’s ethics laws for […]

Dogma hosts two yoga workshops this week

By Melanie Wong With so much happening this August, why not take some time to slow down and reconnect with the things that are most important to you? Yoga is one avenue in which to do this, and Dogma Athletica is offering two workshop opportunities for visitors and locals this week at their yoga studio […]

Bookinista review: ‘Landfalls’ is a tale of true exploration

By Melanie Wong Many Eagle County residents live lives of adventure. They parasail, river board, and summit Kilimanjaro or Everest, battling mountain winds, roiling rapids, and frostbite. But explorers of old contended with much more than a delayed flight or a Sherpa with an attitude. In some instances, they charted a course for a town […]

Wine educator visits Avon as part of tasting series

By Melanie Wong AVON — William Davis started in restaurants at the tender age of 15 in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. He realized that wine and spirits was his passion when he sat for the introductory exam with the Court of Master Sommeliers over 15 years ago; his “wine bug” was set in stone. Davis […]

Wine educator visits Avon

By Melanie Wong AVON — William Davis started in restaurants at the tender age of 15 in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. He realized that wine and spirits was his passion when he sat for the introductory exam with the Court of Master Sommeliers over 15 years ago, his “wine bug” was set in stone. In […]

Literacy Project celebrates 25 years

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — This summer, The Literacy Project of Eagle County is celebrating a major milestone. The volunteer-based literacy program has been improving lives in Eagle County through education since 1990, and the impact they have made on the Eagle Valley community in 25 years is profound. When asked to recall a […]

Outdoor film series begins today at Little Beach Park in Minturn

By Melanie Wong Glenn is a grizzled American surgeon. His proteges are Francis, who grew up with little schooling during the Sudanese civil war; and Ajak, a Lost Boy of Sudan. Through long running tribal divides and eruptions of violence, the trio of surgeons journey to protect their patients and bring peace to the people […]