The L.A. Story: The Chargers, Raiders and Rams

By Chris Freud The ads are sometimes even funny.The NFL Network ran spots promoting last week’s Thursday Night Football matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the St. Louis Cardinals. A subcontractor named Henry, presumably building the team’s new stadium in Minneapolis, says “Hey, watch MY Vikings take on the Cardinals …”NFL Network analyst and former […]

L.A. Story: The Chargers, Raiders and Rams

By Chris Freud The ads are sometimes even funny.The NFL Network ran spots, promoting last week’s “Thursday Night Football” matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the St. Louis Cardinals. A subcontractor named Henry, presumably building the team’s new stadium in Minneapolis, says “Hey, watch MY Vikings take on the Cardinals …”NFL Network analyst and former […]

Vail Mountain to open earlier starting Friday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain will move to its winter morning operating schedule beginning Friday. With the shift in operating hours, the majority of front side lifts will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. The Back Bowls and Game Creek as well as Blue Sky Basin will open as soon […]

Government Tracker: Council charts future path

By scott miller Board: Vail Town Council.Meetings: Tuesday council retreat, work session, evening meeting.Present: Kevin Foley, Greg Moffet, Jenn Bruno, Kim Langmaid, Jen Mason, Dick Cleveland, Mayor Dave Chapin.What they talked about: At a morning council retreat at the Grand View room in the Lionshead parking structure, council members talked about priorities set by the […]

Burton expands U.S. Open

By scott miller VAIL — Unless there’s a world championship ski event in the valley, the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships is about the biggest on-snow show around. That show is going to get a big bigger.A team from Burton Snowboards on Tuesday presented the Vail Town Council with an update on the 2016 event, […]

Vail Valley Jet Center unveils improvements to terminal

By scott miller GYPSUM — The Vail Valley Jet Center, the main general aviation service provider at the Eagle County Regional Airport, recently announced major improvements to its facilities and capabilities that are sure to keep the jet center ranked among the top general aviation service companies in the country.The upgrades include:• A solar-powered hangar. […]

Rent by owner market getting more professional

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The on-line lodging business has exploded in the past few years. And, like most things on the Internet, after a wide-open start, the business seems to be maturing. It’s also becoming more regulated.The town of Vail earlier in 2015 passed limited regulations on rent-by-owner businesses. People who rent their […]

Vail to open earlier starting Friday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain will move to its winter morning operating schedule beginning Friday. With the shift in operating hours, the majority of front side lifts will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. The Back Bowls and Game Creek as well as Blue Sky Basin will open as soon […]

Vail Valley Jet Center unveils improvements

By scott miller GYPSUM — The Vail Valley Jet Center, the main general aviation service provider at the Eagle County Regional Airport, recently announced major improvements to its facilities and capabilities that are sure to keep the Jet Center ranked among the top general aviation service companies in the country.The upgrades include:• A solar-powered hangar. […]

Rent by owner market becoming more professional

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The on-line lodging business has exploded in the past few years. And, like most things on the internet, after a wide-open start, the business seems to be maturing. It’s also becoming more regulated.The town of Vail earlier in 2015 passed limited regulations on rent-by-owner businesses. People who rent their […]