Vail Recreation District to approve 2016 budget

By scott miller VAIL —The Vail Recreation District Board of Directors will review and approve the district’s 2016 budget today. The budget discussion will take place during the board’s regularly scheduled meeting, which begins at 5 p.m. in the Vail Town Council chambers. Executive Director Mike Ortiz says the 2016 budget shows the district’s continued […]

Gadgets — right now

By scott miller AVON — There were no cell phones in 1986, and home computers were little more than glorified typewriters. But the Vail Valley still had a strong lure. That’s what drew Mindy Feldman and then-husband Gary here to try their hands at a new business venture.The Feldmans had several times come from their […]

Imhof named new Vail Valley Foundation head

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — It only took about a month for Mike Imhof to have the “interim” removed from his job title. Imhof Wednesday was named the new president and CEO of the Vail Valley Foundation.Imhof was named interim president Oct. 9, when former foundation head Ceil Folz stepped down from the job. […]

Storm sparks winter passion

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Early-season snow in a ski town generates buzz. The last several-inch whack of the white stuff finally put snow on the ground on the valley floor and turned up the heat on passion for the coming season.In Vail, Buzz Schleper generally opens his ski shop, Buzz’s Boards, around mid-October. […]

Latest storm sparks winter passion

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Early-season snow in a ski town generates buzz. The last several-inch whack of the white stuff finally put snow on the ground on the valley floor, and turned up the heat on passion for the coming season.In Vail, Buzz Schleper generally opens his ski shop, Buzz’s Boards, about mid-October. […]

Crazy Mountain hosts WinterWonderGrass Festival party Thursday, Nov. 12

By Krista Driscoll EDWARDS — The WinterWonderGrass Festival will host a celebration Thursday at Crazy Mountain Brewing Co. from 5 to 7 p.m., with live music featuring members of the WinterWonderGrass Allstars and a chance to meet the festival producers and drink some Crazy Mountain brews, plus merchandise giveaways and more.Fans will be able to […]

CAIC Benefit Bash in Breckenridge raises money for avalanche safety

By Melanie Wong BRECKENRIDGE — Backcountry lovers, unite!That’s the general sentiment behind the annual Colorado Avalanche Information Center Benefit Bash, set for Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center. The event is CAIC’s largest fundraiser of the year, expected to raise about $100,000 for the group’s programs.About 1,200 people are expected to […]

VMS-Kent Denver snowed out, rescheduled for today

By Chris Freud DENVER — Apparently, soccer and snow do not mix in Denver.Wednesday’s storm, which blew though the high country, also hit Denver and postponed the 3A and 5A state soccer playoffs to today.Of local import, the Vail Mountain School plays Kent Denver today at noon at All-City Stadium in Denver.“We’ve moved those games […]

VMS-Kent Denver snowed out, moved to Thursday

By Chris Freud DENVER — Apparently, soccer and snow do not mix in Denver.Wednesday’s storm, which blew though the High Country, also hit Denver and postponed the 3A and 5A state soccer playoffs to Thursday.Of local import, the Vail Mountain School plays Kent Denver today at noon at All-City Stadium in Denver.“We’ve moved those games […]

VMS-Kent Denver snowed out, moved to Thursday at noon

By Chris Freud DENVER — Apparently, soccer and snow do not mix in Denver.Wednesday’s storm, which blew though the High Country, also hit Denver and postponed the 3A and 5A state soccer playoffs to Thursday.Of local import, the Vail Mountain School plays Kent Denver today at noon at All-City Stadium in Denver.“We’ve moved those games […]