February had least snowfall in 30 years

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Lots of early snow is a very good thing. Despite the lowest snowfall numbers in at least 30 years, snowpack is holding up well across Colorado’s Western Slope.How dry was February? The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s snow measurement stations at Beaver Creek and Vail Mountain recorded just more than […]

Carpenters’ Ball returns to Beaver Creek on Saturday

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley will host its 17th annual Carpenters’ Ball at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. The event, themed “Saddle up for a Good Cause,” kicks off at 6 p.m. with cocktails, dinner, and both silent and live auctions, with music by the local favorite […]

Carpenters’ Ball fundraiser returns Saturday

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley will host its 17th annual Carpenters’ Ball at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. The event, themed “Saddle up for a Good Cause,” kicks off at 6 p.m. with cocktails, dinner, and both silent and live auctions, with music by the local favorite […]

Police seek suspects in Gypsum armed robbery

By Edward Stoner GYPSUM — Police are seeking two suspects after an armed robbery in Gypsum on Sunday night.Shortly after 9:20 p.m., two males entered the Liquor Shop in Gypsum and held the store clerks at gunpoint and demanded that the clerks turn over the money in the cash drawer.The two suspects then fled the […]

Vail Golf Club clubhouse costs rising again

By scott miller VAIL — The price tag has gone up again for a new clubhouse at the Vail Golf Club. This time, the increase is roughly $650,000.The additional cost will push the total price of the clubhouse past $11 million. While the original budget of $7 million was surpassed due to delays in starting […]

Post-caucus activity revs up in Eagle County

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The March 1 party caucuses around Colorado were just the start of the state’s election year. There’s a lot more party activity coming in the next several weeks. Representatives of the local Republican and Democratic parties said the county caucuses were well-attended.Eagle County Democrats Vice Chair Joy Harrison said […]

Living in moose country

By Ross Leonhart EAGLE COUNTY — Living in the high country is special, and Colorado Parks & Wildlife is reminding residents and visitors of the importance of learning to co-exist with wildlife.Among the wildlife flowing through Eagle County is the moose population, which makes for great photographs but can be extremely dangerous.“When it comes to […]