Eagle airport receives grant for apron project

By Edward Stoner GYPSUM — The Eagle County Regional Airport has been awarded a Federal Aviation Administration grant for $6.9 million to allow for the completion of a major apron rehabilitation project. The airport is replacing aging concrete in the area where commercial aircraft park. Regular air service will continue throughout the duration of the […]

Airport receives grant for apron project

By Edward Stoner GYPSUM — The Eagle County Regional Airport has been awarded a Federal Aviation Administration grant for $6.9 million to allow for the completion of a major apron rehabilitation project. The airport is replacing aging concrete in the area where commercial aircraft park. Regular air service will continue throughout the duration of the […]

Sen. Bennet talks water and mine clean-up in Vail

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Speaking at the Colorado Water Congress’ summer meeting in Vail this week, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet said it would take an “all-of-the-above” strategy to meet Colorado’s future water needs.“The bottom line for me is that we’ve got to look at water a little bit like we look at energy in […]

Interchange open house set for Thursday in Edwards

By scott miller EDWARDS — The Colorado Department of Transportation and Eagle County will host a public open house next week on the planning and design process for phase II of the Interstate 70 interchange upgrade project in Edwards. The meeting will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Miller Ranch Community […]

Uber seeks to crack into mountain market

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Ride-sharing services — most notably Uber and Lyft — have shaken up the transportation business in many of the country’s major cities. But the services’ impact in the mountains has so far been limited. Uber is trying to change that, but faces a number of challenges.Uber is an app-driven […]

More2Dance than meets the eye

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Hannah Larkins, the owner and operator of Eagle’s new dance studio, passionately believes that there is more to dance than people think.In the words of Peter Townside, found on her website, Larkins maintains, “Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time.”So it shouldn’t be a […]

Complete results from Sunday’s 10K at 10,000 Feet

By Edward Stoner 10K Results 10K Male Overall 1 John O’Neill 47:272 Daniel Weiland 48:453 Dylan Hedges 49:08 10K Female Overall 1 Lizi Bolanos-Nauth 55:142 Lisa Isom 57:283 Megan Boord 57:32 Male 19 and Younger 1 Michael Brown 1:00:182 Zeke Smith 1:04:283 Avery Smith 1:14:53 Female 19 and Younger 1 Zoe Booth 1:29:002 Karlina Feduschak […]

Wildfire smoke can have health effects

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The U.S. Forest Service’s most recent wildfire map lists 74 “large incidents” in the western U.S. Those fires have created a smoke plume that tracks across much of northern North America, including the Vail Valley.Smoke from those fires has locally put a steady gray haze into our normally blue […]

Red Rocks fall victim identified as 29-year-old Vail man

By Edward Stoner DENVER — The Jefferson County Coroner has identified the victim of a fatal fall from the rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheatre after last Friday’s bluegrass concert as a 29-year-old Vail man.Spencer Cooke attended the Yonder Mountain String Band concert with a friend, who also fell, but was only injured, John Graham, the […]

High Altitude Society: Literacy Project welcomes Amanda Enayati

By Melanie Wong On Thursday afternoon at the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa, The Literacy Project of Eagle County held its 14th Annual luncheon and hosted guest speaker Amanda Enayati. Enayati shared ideas for reducing stress in one’s life and ideas for increased health and happiness. She is a credible source of information regarding stress, […]