Area law enforcement to issue electronic citations

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Technology is changing the way traffic stops are handled by several law enforcement agencies in Eagle County. Local law enforcement is moving forward with implementing an electronic citation system to streamline the process of issuing warnings and citations, as well as exporting the information to the State of Colorado […]

Local children claim national BMX honors

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — It’s now covered in a blanket of snow, but the Eagle County BMX track in Eagle saw its share of excitement during 2015, and the site even produced a Grand National champion.Benno Scheidegger, 10, of West Vail regularly treks down to Eagle with his dad, also named Benno, and sister […]

Local kids nab national BMX honors

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — It’s now covered in a blanket of snow, but the Eagle County BMX track in Eagle saw its share of excitement during 2015 and the site even produced a Grand National champion.Benno Scheidegger, 10, of West Vail regularly treks down to Eagle with his dad, also named Benno, and sister […]

Vail health feature: Combat health problems caused by sedentary work

By Krista Driscoll The Vail Valley is a place known for its active lifestyle, yet for many Eagle County residents, and countless Americans in general, the daily grind is largely composed of sitting. Although sitting behind a desk is a necessary part of the workday, introducing movement into time spent at the office is crucial […]

Vail health feature: Ways to combat health problems associated with sedentary office work

By Krista Driscoll The Vail Valley is a place known for its active lifestyle, yet for many Eagle County residents, and countless Americans in general, the daily grind is largely composed of sitting. Although sitting behind a desk is a necessary part of the workday, introducing movement into time spent at the office is crucial […]

Artist Carolyn Tyler brings her Bali-crafted jewelry to Karats of Vail

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — From nuanced variations to bold statements, Carolyn Tyler’s jewelry reflects outstanding craftsmanship and design. It’s not only the brilliance of the stones that Tyler uses, but the spirituality of the pieces she creates. It was on a trip to Bali in 1989 when Tyler discovered what seemed to make her […]

Mountain to up grooming by 20 percent

By John LaConte VAIL — Over the last couple of years, snowcat operators have been achieving between 7,000 to 9,000 acres per week of groomed terrain on the mountain. This year, a goal has been set to add another 2,000 acres to that weekly average, and up the frequency on certain runs.“In some cases we […]

Pickup’s Pizza brings true thin crust artistry to Eagle

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — The story of how Pickup’s Pizza was born sounds a bit like a sitcom pilot.Picture this: Four Midwesterners move to a Colorado mountain town, where they meet one another and forge a friendship. During their revelries, they discover their mutual longing for the Chicago-style, thin crust pizzas they all loved. […]

Daniel Valdez is a proud letterman

By Pam Boyd GYPSUM — Wearing a varsity letter jacket is a proud accomplishment for any kid, but Daniel Valdez may just be the proudest letterman around.Only days before Christmas, Daniel received a very special present compliments of the Jody Hern Memorial Golf Tournament, Eagle Valley High School baseball coaches Jesse Meryhew and Paul Sabo […]