Minturn town cleanup set for June 4

By Ross Leonhart MINTURN — Town staff and volunteers are gathering Saturday at Little Beach Park for the annual town cleanup, and this year, residents may dispose of appliances, debris and undesired items at a convenient receptacle in the park.Get on Pickup listAutomotive batteries and refrigerators with Freon will be accepted with no fee, and […]

Vail Centre and Duke team up to offer courses

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail Centre is partnering with Duke University to bring its signature Nonprofit Management Program to Vail this summer from July 31 to Aug. 5. This program explores areas of nonprofit management including fundraising, board governance, planning and evaluation, grant writing, leadership, sustainability, strategy and financial management. The program […]

Scholarships for nonprofit management

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail Centre is partnering with Duke University to bring its signature Nonprofit Management Program to Vail this summer from July 31 to Aug. 5. This program explores areas of nonprofit management including fundraising, board governance, planning and evaluation, grant writing, leadership, sustainability, strategy and financial management. The program […]

Colorado Mountain College honors Faculty of the Year

By scott miller EDWARDS — Jennifer Wing was doing what all educators know is an integral part of their profession when a gymnasium full of people heard she received Colorado Mountain College’s collegewide full-time Faculty of the Year award — and she was not present.Wing, a professor of English, composition and literature at the college’s […]

Grocery store beer, wine sales subject of new bill

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Liquor store owners in Eagle and Summit counties are watching intently as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper mulls signing into law or vetoing Senate Bill 197, a bid to head off a ballot initiative that could allow grocery stores to sell full-strength beer and wine next year.Sponsored by state Sen. […]

Eagle’s new pump track ‘best in Colorado’

By John LaConte EAGLE — It will be one small part of the Eagle Outside Festival, but when the new pump track debuts Saturday, it will be one big amenity for riders.More than just being the biggest pump track in the state, it’s the next logical step in the evolution of Eagle as a bike […]

Vail Daily letter: Thank you, Sen. Bennet

By Edward Stoner I am writing to thank Sen. Bennet for his new Camp Hale National Historic Landscape proposal. This is an exciting proposal for Eagle County that would provide 23,000 acres of land that would be protected from development. All of the recreation that happens on this land will continue to provide enjoyment for […]

Vail Daily column: Home ownership is within reach for many

By Edward Stoner We all realize it will take many years for government sponsored workforce housing projects to provide an adequate number of home ownership opportunities for individuals, couples and families in Eagle County who are anxious to move on from being chronic renters. For that reason, I constantly monitor the availability of the local […]

Vail Centre, Duke University offer program

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail Centre is partnering with Duke University to bring its signature Nonprofit Management Program to Vail this summer from July 31 to Aug. 5. This program explores areas of nonprofit management including Fund-raising, Board Governance, Planningand Evaluation, Grant Writing, Leadership, Sustainability, Strategy and Financial Management. The program is […]

Grocery store beer, wine sales subject of bill

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — Liquor store owners in Eagle and Summit counties are watching intently as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper mulls signing into law or vetoing Senate Bill 197, a bid to head off a ballot initiative that could allow grocery stores to sell full-strength beer and wine next year.Sponsored by state Sen. […]