Foundation CEO Ceil Folz moving on

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships was by far the biggest project the Vail Valley Foundation had tackled. With that event now in the rearview mirror, the woman who led the effort is moving on.Ceil Folz, the Foundation’s president and CEO since 1999, Monday announced she will leave […]

Vail Valley health: Protect your skin from UV rays, wind and dry weather

By Krista Driscoll It’s everyone’s dream to have dewy-soft, wrinkle-free skin, but at 8,150 feet, the dry, full-sunshine climate in the Vail Valley can sometimes incite less-than-supple skin conditions. Living in a mountain region means that your skin needs a little extra tender, loving care, not only during the winter months, but also during the […]

Walking Mountains Science Center, Vail Recreation District extend hiking season

By Krista Driscoll The summer is waning, but the cooler mornings make for crisp air and bright colors. Join guides from the Vail Nature Center, operated by Walking Mountains Science Center, as they take hikers on tours of the Eagle Valley’s prime fall color locations. On Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout October, hikers can be picked […]

Vail Valley Foundation CEO Ceil Folz stepping down

By scott miller This story will be updatedAVON — Vail Valley Foundation CEO Ceil Folz announced today she’s stepping down as head of the Vail Valley Foundation. Her last day is set for Oct. 9. Folz has spent 25 years with the Foundation in several different roles, and is one of this year’s inductees into […]

Indigo Girls headline second-annual Rendezvous Music Festival in Beaver Creek

By Krista Driscoll The Indigo Girls’ lyrical bent toward political activism wasn’t a conscious decision. They didn’t sit down together one day with pen and paper and sketch a path through the myriad causes with which they would eventually become associated, from championing gay rights to fighting to preserve the environment.Instead, it was a simple, […]

Is Fed ending ‘easy money’ era

By scott miller In a trading week shortened by the Labor Day holiday, the three major United States stock indexes all gained at least 2 percent as investors and analysts seemed to think the Federal Reserve wasn’t ready to end the “easy money” era just yet and would hold off raising its benchmark rate until […]

Vail Town Council will review outdoor lighting

By scott miller VAIL — The Vail Town Council at its Sept. 15 meeting will review the first reading of an ordinance that would establish time periods for use of decorative outdoor lights. The item is listed fifth on the agenda, and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers. There […]

Vail council to review outdoor lighting

By scott miller VAIL — The Vail Town Council at its Sept. 15 meeting will review the first reading of an ordinance that would establish time periods for use of decorative outdoor lights. The item is listed fifth on the agenda, and the meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers. There […]

Town of Vail adds new staff members

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Town of Vail Community Development Director George Ruther has announced the appointment of two new staff members to the department — a housing manager and a planning manager — following national searches.Alan Nazzaro joined the department in June as housing manager, a newly created position. In this new role, Nazzaro […]

New company will help homeowners save money

By scott miller Business name: Vail Green Building Co., LLC.Location: Our home base is in Eagle, and we cover the entire valley.Date opened: Jan. 1.Owner: Yuri Kostick.Contact information: email yurikostick@gmail.com or call 970-471-0396.What goods or services do you provide? We offer a full spectrum of green building services including air sealing, insulation, remodeling and new […]