August caps active summer for real estate

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — People seem to be moving around again in the local real estate market. That, in turn helped fuel a very active summer for brokers, buyers and sellers.The final numbers for June, July and August — recorded at Eagle County and distributed by Land Title Guarantee Company — show 635 […]

Health Insights: Hip-strengthening exercises to prepare for ski season

By Eric Dube It’s fall, and the winter season will soon force change in our active lives. The shoulder season is a great time to train for the different activities ahead — such as skiing and snowboarding. The demands on our bodies change as we transition to snow sports. So put the time in now […]

Functional Movement Screen: Moving every body toward injury prevention

By Krista Driscoll There comes a point in every winter season when injuries become as ubiquitous to mountain athletes as checking the Blue Sky snow stake. Be it chronic or catastrophic, injury seems to be a widely accepted part of any season, although many local human-performance specialists argue that a larger part of the equation […]

Annual Trees for Vail giveaway begins Tuesday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The town of Vail will sponsor the distribution and giveaway of 100 native tree and shrub species as part of the annual Trees for Vail program. Beginning on Tuesday, Vail residents or property owners who show proof of Vail residency will be eligible to pick up a free one-gallon tree […]

John Shipp honored with Eagle Community Impact Award

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — John Shipp, owner of The Dusty Boot and Luigi’s Pastahouse, is the winner of the 2015 Eagle Community Impact Award.John Shipp is a founding partner in the RoadHouse Hospitality Group that owns and operates 18 restaurants around the state. He was nominated for the award by Eagle Chamber President Mick […]

Photo: SSCV hosts youth sports speakers at Vail Mountain School

By Krista Driscoll Ski & Snowboard Club Vail will present an evening with speakers John O’Sullivan and Christian Mitter on Monday, Oct. 12, in the Vail Mountain School auditorium. O’Sullivan, pictured here, is the founder of the Changing the Game Project and is an internationally recognized and sought-after speaker on the subject of creating positive […]

Interstate 70 delays expected next week

By scott miller CLEAR CREEK COUNTY — The onset of colder overnight temperatures means roadway milling and paving work through Clear Creek County will switch to daytime hours beginning Tuesday. Anyone traveling on eastbound Interstate 70 should expect delays. Crews are in the process of widening eastbound Interstate 70 between mile markers 232 and 242 […]

El Pomar honors Folz, Bright Future Foundation

By Edward Stoner BLACK HAWK — Five nonprofit organizations and community leaders were honored last week at El Pomar Foundation’s Awards for Excellence presentation ceremony in Black Hawk.Bright Future Foundation for Eagle County, which empowers individuals and families affected by domestic violence and assault, and Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, which operates an innovative residential […]

Edwards brewery now one of state’s largest

By scott miller EDWARDS — There aren’t many true overnight success stories in the world. Crazy Mountain Brewing Co. comes close. The company introduced itself to the Vail Valley at the 2010 Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines festival. That was in January. By the end of the year the company was in full production. Not […]